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Asus crams the Nvidia GeForce GTX 10-series of GPUs into six ROG gaming laptops

Asus has announced that six Republic of Gamers notebooks now offer Nvidia's GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics chips, calling a "world's first" with the GX800. This model packs an 18-inch screen and supports an external liquid-cooling dock.
Mobile

Booktrack wants to get your kids to read like never before

It’s not often that you want your children to get lost – unless it’s in a good book. A new partnership between Microsoft and reading technology platform Booktrack might help your kids do just that.
Mobile

Filmic Pro camera app tips 2:39

Looking to take your photography to the next level with Filmic Pro? Here are some of our favorite tips for making the most of the capable iPhone app.
Web

RIP Chrome apps: Google is killing them off for Windows and Mac

Looks like Chrome apps weren't as popular as Google may have liked them to be, which is why the company will be phasing them out over the next few years. By early 2018, Chrome apps won't be available on Windows or Mac.
Music

5 new songs you need to stream: Rufus Wainwright, Clearance, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week:
Mobile

Keep your ear to the streets with the best police scanner apps

Police scanners are an interesting way to keep up with the daily grind of law enforcement, and thanks to smartphones, you no longer need a bulky radio to listen in. Here are the best police scanner apps available right now.
Social Media

Facebook just announced Lifestage, and you're probably too old for it

Facebook is trying to recapture a younger audience, and has announced the launch of a new social media network called Lifestage, which was built by a 19-year-old and is for those who are under 21.
Mobile

Look who BlackBerry's suing now!

After taking Avaya to court earlier in August, BlackBerry now shifts its focus to Blu as the former filed two patent infringement lawsuits against the latter. Blu has yet to respond to the complaints.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: AI for firefighters, bathrooms of the future, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from…
Computing

The SLI Bridge may be ancient history in 2017 due to PCIe 4.0’s huge bandwidth

A device utilizing PCI Express 4.0 was on display during Intel's developer forum this week. An additional slide showed PCI Express 5.0 is also in the works, even though the PCI Express 4.0 spec won't be finalized until 2017.
Gaming

An Italian bishop threatens to sue Niantic over ‘diabolical’ Pokémon Go’

Bishop Antonio Stagliano is threatening to sue Niantic, accusing it of turning thousands of young people into the walking dead with its "diabolical" new "Pokemon Go" game. This may have something to do with his church serving as a…
Mobile

U.S. government is teaming up with 30 major tech companies to fight robocallers

If your phone is ringing off the hook, it shouldn't be because of robocallers. It's a sentiment most (if not all) consumers seem to hold, one that the government holds, and now, one that more than 30 major tech companies hold as well.