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The MacBook Pro’s battery life is better, but it’s still not the best

Our review of the MacBook Pro 13 revealed thoroughly average battery life. Since then, Apple has made several tweaks. Have they helped the Pro squeeze in a few extra minutes of life?

Corel VideoStudio raises the bar with 360 compatibility and mask tools

Corel's top video editor can now handle 360 video, mask out single objects, and more with the latest software update. The new version brings advanced features into a program that Corel says is easy enough for anyone to use.
Virtual Reality

HTC Vive bundle lets you climb Everest, walk the plank for free till end of March

If you haven't joined the virtual reality revolution just yet, the HTC Vive bundle has been expanded to include two more free games -- Everest VR and Richie's Plank Experience -- until the end of March.

Apple’s patented cracked screen sensors could lead to more durable iPhones

A patent application from Apple surfaced that would use sensors to characterize and identify cracks on a phone's display cover. The technology could aid in diagnosis, repair, and product design.

Parts shortages in the PC market are set to drive up costs

There are more PCs on the market than ever before, but in 2016 we saw prices go up and sales go down -- a trend unlikely to change in 2017. Prices fluctuate for a number of reasons, but parts shortages are playing a key role.
Movies & TV

‘American Horror Story’ to explore the real-life horrors of the 2016 election

Ryan Murphy shocked host Andy Cohen when he revealed on Watch What Happens Live that the upcoming seventh season of American Horror Story -- not American Crime Story -- will be based on the 2016 presidential election.

A Microsoft Surface coffee table running Windows 10 might be worth producing

The original Surface was a "coffee table" device that ran Windows Vista and had a multiuser interface that worked at all angles. Now, Windows 10 has been installed on it, demonstrating how useful such a device could be.

‘Watch Dogs 2’ story mode DLC launches exclusively on PlayStation 4 next week

Ubisoft's open-world action game Watch Dogs 2 will get a brand new set of campaign missions and "substantial story arcs" with next week's launch of the "Human Conditions" DLC expansion.
Movies & TV

When you run out of TV shows to binge, check out these great movies on Hulu

From classics to blockbusters, Hulu offers some great films to its subscribers. Check out our favorite movies currently streaming on the platform, whether you're into charming adventure tales or over-the-top archaeology.
Virtual Reality

NBA’s Google Daydream app to launch with VR series featuring basketball greats

The NBA is launching its first-ever virtual reality app for the Google Daydream. The app will feature highlights, a 3D sports lounge, and the league's first-ever episodic VR series, House of Legends.

Sony Santa Monica’s canceled game mixes ‘Horizon Zero Dawn,’ ‘No Man’s Sky’

After almost three years it appears we now have a glimpse at the canceled Sony Santa Monica IP. With shades of Horizon Zero Dawn and even No Man's Sky, was the game canceled because of its similarities to other PS4 exclusives?

Williams debuts 2017 Formula One car under seasons's new design rules

The Williams FW40 is the first car to debut under new design rules launched for the 2017 Formula One season. The new rules call for longer and wider cars, with wider and, hopefully, better tires.