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  • AMD A10-7870K APU is affordable and powerful Windows 10-ready processor

    2h By Brian Fagioli
    It seems like Intel gets all the attention in the PC hardware world lately. True, Intel makes some damn good processors, but so does AMD. Quite frankly, if you are looking for a great value and impressive game performance, AMD has some wonderful offerings.…
  • How to Install Android M on Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 using Windows PC or Mac

    7:36pm By Manish Singh
    At its developer conference I/O 2015, Google today unveiled Android M, the latest iteration to its mobile operating system. The update brings with it a handful of interesting features and other improvements. The full-fledged version of Android M will roll-out…
  • Brillo is Google's new IoT platform

    5:24pm By Mark Wilson
    Every tech company worth its salt is running to get involved in the Internet of Things; Ubuntu is in on it, and Microsoft has teamed up with more than one company to plant its IoT flag. Today Google unveiled its new IoT platform, Brillo. Google is not entirely…
  • YouTube celebrates its 10th birthday in style

    3:04pm By Wayne Williams
    This is a big year for YouTube -- it’s ten years old, having first launched back in 2005. A month ago YouTube celebrated its first ever upload, "Me at the Zoo" but today is the video service’s official tenth birthday. Naturally, Google couldn’t let the…
  • HBO NOW to launch on Google Play this summer

    3:02pm By Alan Buckingham
    It's getting hard to keep track of HBO these days. The cable channel has been around for years, existing only through cable and satellite providers. Then came HBO GO and then HBO NOW which was exclusive to Apple TV, though not for very long. More recently the…
  • Google Play gets a family-friendly makeover

    2:59pm By Mark Wilson
    All eyes are on Google today, and there are certainly plenty of announcements to take on board. As well as exciting future releases such as Android M, there are also changes to old favorites. Google Play is one stalwart that's in line for an update, and this…
  • WD releases new My Passport Ultra portable drives

    2:23pm By Darren Allan
    WD has pushed out new models of its My Passport Ultra and My Passport for Mac portable drives. The seventh-generation models have increased the maximum capacity from 2TB to 3TB, and they come in four different colors -- black, white, blue and wild berry. So…
  • Google reveals Photos -- coming to Android, iOS, and web

    2:19pm By Mihaita Bamburic
    Google revealed Google Photos today, at its Google I/O 2015 developer conference. It is a new standalone app for Android, iOS and the web which aims to make it easy for users to upload all of their photos and videos to the cloud, and manage everything…
  • Google reveals Android M with improved security and battery life

    2:17pm By Mark Wilson
    Ready to further facture the Android market, Google today gave us the first glimpse at what to expect in the follow up to Lollipop -- Android M. We're not yet any the wiser about what the M might stand for (Marshmallow? Marzipan? Mars?) but we do know that…
  • Google announces Android Pay

    1:45pm By Mihaita Bamburic
    Apple Pay now has some serious competition, as Google today announced its own contactless payments solution, called Android Pay, at its Google I/O 2015 developer conference. Android Pay will "soon" be available, as an app, through Google Play. Android Pay will…
  • Inbox by Gmail now open to all -- no invite required

    1:25pm By Wayne Williams
    Last October, Google introduced a new email app, called Inbox by Gmail. It provided a different way of accessing the search giant's webmail service, and was designed to cut through the crap in a busy inbox and just present you with what was important. You…
  • IRS hack exposes personal data of more than 104,000 taxpayers

    12:11pm By Sead Fadilpašić
    Hackers stole personal information from more than 104,000 taxpayers this spring, the International Revenue Service (IRS) just revealed. Commissioner John Koskinen said in a press conference that the information included several years' worth of returns and…
  • Server market revenue up 17 percent in the first quarter of 2015

    10:54am By Ian Barker
    Figures released today from two major research organizations show that the worldwide server market has made a strong start to 2015. According to Gartner shipments grew 13 percent year on year, while revenue increased 17.9 percent from the first quarter of…
  • Strange things happening during Lyft, Uber rides

    10:32am By Sead Fadilpašić
    An average Lyft or Uber passenger can come across some really strange and hilariously twisted things, and for some of us reading these experiences is quite entertaining. That’s why I would like to personally thank Hilary Mason for creating Twitter bots that…
  • Facebook ups the ante with new Security Checkup tool

    9:55am By Mark Wilson
    Security and Facebook are not words that generally sit well together. This is something that the social network is only too aware of, and in recent years has taken various steps to try to improve the security and privacy of individuals' accounts. The latest…
  • New analytics language makes log data more accessible

    9:50am By Ian Barker
    Modern computing environments generate vast quantities of log entries. Analyzing this data in the event of a problem can be a mammoth task often involving different tools for different systems. Boston-based Logentries is announcing a new Analytics Language…
  • Edit and explore Flash SWFs with Free Flash Decompiler

    8:33am By Mike Williams
    If you need to know more about a Windows executable then there are plenty of low-level tools which can help: PEStudio analyses the file itself, Resource Hacker gives you access to its icons and images, Process Monitor records what it does, and so on. Flash…
  • Pebble Time pre-orders set to begin next month

    8:28am By Alan Buckingham
    Pebble has proven to be a darling of Kickstarter, launching its first smartwatch there and more recently launching its latest model in the same fashion. It's known as Pebble Time and if you got in on the Kickstarter then shipments have already begun. If you…
  • Pixelmator 2 for iOS arrives, gains iPhone support

    8:26am By Nick Peers
    The Pixelmator Team has unveiled Pixelmator 2.0.1 for iOS, a major new release for its renowned image-editing tool for Apple mobile devices. It’s a landmark release because version 2’s headline new feature is that it now runs happily on all iOS 8-powered…
  • Cortana to play well with popular cloud storage lockers on Lenovo's Windows 10 PCs

    7:49am By Mihaita Bamburic
    Microsoft and Lenovo have teamed up to expand Cortana's usefulness on the Chinese maker's Windows 10 PCs, giving users the ability to call up the personal assistant to search files stored on popular cloud storage lockers. Considering that each of the major…