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E Ink Creates 10.2-Inch Folding E-Reader

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:30
It may fold, but it's far from perfect due to the limitations of how much the all-plastic panel can be bent.

Adobe Beefs Up Stock Photo Library, Tips PowerPoint Plugin

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:30
Adobe's stock photography service adds content from Reuters, USA Today, and Stocksy, while boosting its AI-assisted visual search.

New Strain of Malware Can Take Power Stations Offline

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 20:54
Crash Override disabled part of the electrical grid in Ukraine last year, and many more power stations could be susceptible, according to security experts.

Say Hello to the New Moto E4

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 17:50
The budget smartphone and its larger E4 Plus cousin offer respectable features for their bargain price tags, but come with a few compromises.

Most Celebs Don't Properly Label Their Instagram Ads

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 17:50
Just 7 percent of sponsored posts from the top 50 most followed celebrities on Instagram are in compliance with the FTC's guidelines, according to a new study.

Xbox One X vs. PS4 Pro: Which 4K Console Reigns Supreme?

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 17:50
We now have details on the Xbox One X and PS4 Pro 4K consoles, but which one should you buy?

Seagate Launches 8TB Xbox Drive

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 17:50
With 8TB, you could store the entire collection of games available with the new Xbox Game Pass, and still have room left over for your own collection.

Minecraft Update to Add Cross-Platform Play

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 17:50
The Better Together Update means you can play Minecraft with people on other platforms.

How to Use Safe Mode to Diagnose a PC Problem

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 17:50
Is Windows misbehaving? One diagnostic technique you can try is Safe Mode to see if you can narrow down the cause of the trouble.

Google Gboard Will Interpret Your Emoji Drawings

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 17:50
Tired of searching through hundreds of emojis for the perfect way to express yourself? Draw one with your finger and Google's keyboard app will match it.

Report: Andy Rubin's Essential Phone Is a Sprint Exclusive

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 14:39
'We like to bet with where we think the market is going as opposed to where the market was,' Essential President Niccolo de Masi told USA Today.

Xbox Design Lab Adds New Custom Controller Options

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 14:39
The service is also expanding to Europe, with custom controllers now available in the UK, France, and Germany.

Microsoft Reveals List of 'Xbox One X Enhanced Games'

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 14:39
Standard Xbox One titles will be patched to deliver Xbox One X benefits.

I Watched 'Planet of the Apps' So You Don't Have To

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 14:39
Planet of the Apps is Shark Tank for apps, with a few components of The Voice throw in.

Jaguar Land Rover Invests $25 Million in Lyft

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 10:53
Jaguar Land Rover said the investment 'will support Lyft's expansion and technology plans' and provide its InMotion business 'the opportunity to develop and test its mobility services, including autonomous vehicles.'

Logitech Powerplay Means No More Wireless Mouse Charging

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 10:53
By allowing a mouse mat to act as a wireless charger, Logitech removes the need to ever stop and charge your wireless mouse.

Microsoft Bringing Back Original 'Duke' Xbox Controller

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 07:37
Everybody remembers the huge controller that shipped with the original Xbox. It was nicknamed the Duke, and now it's making a comeback for Xbox and Windows 10 PCs thanks to Hyperkin.

Hovering Mouse Over Hyperlink Causes Malware Infection

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 07:37
Cybercriminals have managed to infect PCs if the user so much as hovers over a hyperlink in a PowerPoint slide.

Stuxnet Documentary 'Zero Days' Gets Thrilling VR Version

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 07:37
The 20-minute experience tells the story from the point of view of the virus itself.

Microsoft's Project Scorpio Is Xbox One X, Arrives Nov. 7

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 21:45
The long-awaited Xbox One X is coming Nov. 7 with a $499 price tag. We already looked at the Xbox One X's hardware a few months ago, when Digital Foundry performed an extensive teardown of then-Project Scorpio's hardware. The console's specs as announced match those numbers, and they're impressive: a 6-teraflop, 40-core GPU clocked at 1.172GHz with 12GB of GDDR5 RAM and a memory bandwidth of 326Gbps. On paper, it's significantly more powerful than the Xbox One and Xbox One S.

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