HTC’s stand-alone Vive Focus VR headset hits markets outside China in 2018

HTC said during the Game Developers Conference that its stand-alone Vive Focus VR headset is coming to international markets this year. Unfortunately, the exact date and pricing is unknown for now.

Hackers could have credit card numbers of 880,000 Orbitz users

Did you book travel on Orbitz in 2016 or 2017? User data could have been accessed by hackers, Orbitz said on Tuesday. The company hasn't yet found if the data was compromised but says a breach makes it possible.

AMD is working on fixes for the reported Ryzenfall, MasterKey vulnerabilities

AMD is working on fixes for the MasterKey, Ryzenfall, Fallout, and Chimera vulnerabilities. There's no set release date yet, although firmware updates to its security processors are coming soon.
Emerging Tech

An A.I. distinguishes between biological males and females based on a smile

A new artificial intelligence has found an accurate way of distinguishing between images of biological males and females -- and all it needs to do is to take a look at their smile!

Our favorite gaming desktops make the latest consoles look pathetic

PC gaming doesn't always come cheap, but with top-tier performance, speed, and reasonable prices, these systems are the best gaming desktops on the market today.

Tired of choosing between Windows and Mac? Check out these Chromebooks instead

We've compiled a list of the best Chromebooks -- laptops that combine great battery life, comfortable keyboards, and the performance it takes to run Google's lightweight Chrome OS. From Samsung to Acer, these are the Chromebooks that really…
Smart Home

Look out, Alexa and Google Assistant — Watson Assistant is coming for you

Watson, the supercomputer that has won Jeopardy!, helped Marchesa design a dress, and analyzed tennis matches at the U.S. Open, is now coming to your home, and a whole lot of other places, too.

Guns N’ Roses alum Matt Sorum rocks beyond blockchain to fight labels, YouTube

Former Guns N Roses drummer Matt Sorum discusses how he's left behind his wild, drug-fueled days as a rock star to be a founding member of Artbit, an innovative new platform designed to make transactions between artists and fans easier.

Microsoft and Nvidia are using ray tracing to make graphics more realistic

PC graphics are getting a real shot in the arm as Microsoft and Nvidia are introducing ray tracing technology, which has made CGI more realistic and that will augment rasterization on PCs.

Bitcoin’s blockchain contains links to child pornography, possible illegal image

Researchers recently downloaded the Bitcoin blockchain to analyze its non-financial data and uncovered links to child pornography and an image. Due to the nature of the blockchain, all participants now store this illegal data.

Find your type: Here’s our guide for adding fonts to Photoshop

Ready to move beyond the boring pre-installed fonts inside Photoshop? Here's how to install fonts in Photoshop, using either a downloaded font or Adobe Typekit, for both Mac and PC users.
Product Review

The Samsung CF791 is still the best ultrawide monitor you can buy

With features like quantum dots, a massive 1440p display, and a deep curve, the Samsung CF791 aims to impress. Getting a price cut down to $750, this ultrawide monitor is an even sweeter deal. Even still, it's an expensive monitor to invest…