Intel CEO reveals hardware plans for addressing Meltdown, Spectre exploits

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich revealed the company's plans for dealing with the Meltdown and Spectre security flaws in its next processors. The hardware rollout will start with the company's next-generation Xeon Scalable processors.
Virtual Reality

Lenovo’s Mirage Solo headset and VR camera are available for pre-order

Lenovo officially pulled the wraps off its stand-alone VR headset supporting Google's Daydream platform. Also on the way are two Daydream-branded cameras from Lenovo and YI Technology supporting Google's new VR180 format.

Fed up with GPU prices? Crypto-rig builder says gamers must suck it up and mine

Graphics card pricing remains a major problem for PC gamers, with all but the least powerful cards selling at twice MSRP. Josh Reddet, who builds crypto-mining rigs, thinks prices will stay high. The solution? Gamers should start mining.

Gaming-focused Logitech G560 may be most immersive computer speakers ever

Want to upgrade your gaming setup? Logitech's new G560 speakers boast colorful, reactive LED arrays that developers can use to make games more immersive. Plus, they support DTS:X Ultra surround sound.

Spring is the season to buy a new laptop

Is there a bad time to buy a laptop? Maybe not -- but for a couple of important reasons, spring is one of the best times to go out and buy a new laptop. Here's how to ensure you're future-proofing your next laptop purchase.

Google Maps is open to mobile AR game developers using Unity

Google said that it opened its Google Maps doors to developers of mobile augmented reality games, granting access to all that mapped data. This reduces the rendering overhead by allowing developers to transform the current area.

Google will ban cryptocurrency ads from its AdWords network in June

Google said that starting in June, its AdWords advertisement platform will no longer support ads based on cryptocurrencies and related services. The move is in response to the uncertainties of digital cash and related scams.

Expand your desktop real estate (or just make it prettier) with the best monitors

Everyone wants a monitor, sure, but not just any monitor. You want a display with the highest resolution, the largest screen, and the most customization options to be had. Thankfully, we've got your back.

Take a bite of the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ on Pi Day

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has taken advantage of Pi Day to release its latest single-board computer, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, with faster performance and wireless connectivity.

These Raspberry Pi 3 bundles will cover everyone, from coders to gamers

The Raspberry Pi 3 is a low-budget computing platform capable of doing just about anything. We rounded up a handful of the best Raspberry Pi 3 bundles to get you started on a variety of DIY projects.

SteamVR will fine-tune VR to match the graphics chip, not the headset

The latest beta of SteamVR now includes a component that will fine-tune virtual reality experiences to match the performance of your PC's graphics chip. It will lower or raise the resolution beyond the native setting.

Spring cleaning for your PC: How to tame the tangle of wires under your desk

Modern computers are ridiculously capable, yet most are still bound by cords that can clutter your workspace. This annoyance can be conquered, however, by going wireless with peripheral and organizing the cables that remain.