Technology News and Reviews

Love it or Hate it, Steam Won't Censor Controversial Games

PC Magazine News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:40
Valve is taking a completely neutral stance on the games offered on Steam, saying buyers should decide what they want to see.

Amazon Echo Look Now Available Without an Invitation

PC Magazine News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:40
Echo Look features a depth-sensing camera and built-in LED lighting; just stand back and say 'Alexa, take a photo' to capture your outfit of the day with just your voice.

Sonos Beam Brings Powerful Sound (and Alexa) to the Living Room

PC Magazine News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:40
The Sonos Beam soundbar will retail for $399 and ship with Amazon's Alexa voice assistant.

Apple AirPods to Support Live Listen Hearing Aid Feature

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
First launched in 2014, Live Listen turns your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch into a 'remote microphone that sends sound to your … hearing aid.' Soon, it will work with AirPods as well.

Tesla Teases Model Y Compact SUV

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
A new concept image for the electric compact SUV was revealed during a shareholders meeting.

Instagram May Soon Allow Hour-Long Video Uploads

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
Expect there to be a 'focus on vertical' content and for it to live inside the main Instagram app.

Save $150 on 12-Inch Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Convertible Laptop

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
Being able to transition from typing up an email on a keyboard to drawing with a stylus allows you to get work done from anywhere.

Meet the PS42, MSI's First Ultraportable Laptop

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
With a 14-inch screen and a weight of 2.6 pounds, the PS42 is ready to give the Dell XPS 13 a run for its money.

In Russia for the World Cup? A VPN Is Essential

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
Over a fifth of WiFi hotspots in the 11 host cities offer no protection for your data.

Asus, MSI Join the 49-Inch Monitor Club

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
At Computex, Asus and MSI announced gargantuan new curved computer monitors that are wider than many peoples' televisions.

Microsoft Puts a Data Center on the Sea Floor

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
Microsoft realizes you can use the sea as a giant heatsink and save a small fortune in cooling costs.

New AMD Ryzen Threadripper Has 32 Cores, 64 Threads

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
The second-generation Threadripper chip will begin shipping in the third quarter of 2018, AMD announced at Computex, where it also teased a new version of its Vega graphics cards.

A Facebook Partnership with China's Huawei Sparks Spying Fears

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
The company reportedly gave four Chinese smartphone makers special access to some user data over their devices. But Facebook said the integrations were controlled from the start.

Toshiba Sells PC Business to Foxconn-Owned Sharp

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
The deal paves the way for Sharp to re-enter the PC market, after calling it quits in 2010.

Watch Out, Musical.ly: Facebook Launches Lip Sync Live

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
Lip Sync Live 'lets you lip sync to songs from forever favorites ...to new hits.'

What BlackBerry's Biggest Fan Wants From the Key2

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
Writer and former adult star Aurora Snow has a secret love: BlackBerry. Ahead of the Key2 launch, we talked to her about what she loves about the platform.

Firefox Extension Lets You View 2 Tabs in 1 Window

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
Side View and a second extension that allows for color customization are now available to members of Mozilla's Firefox Test Pilot program.

Trump Unblocks Some Critics on Twitter, But Will Fight Ruling

PC Magazine News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:35
The White House is appealing last month's court ruling that found the president's practice of blocking his critics on Twitter to be unconstitutional.

DNA Testing Service MyHeritage Hacked

PC Magazine News - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
Over 92 million user accounts had their email addresses and hashed passwords looted in a data breach. Family trees and DNA data are unaffected, it said.

Google Lens Gets a Standalone App

PC Magazine News - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
If you don't already have Lens on your Android phone, or just want a quicker way to launch the visual search tool, you can go download the free app now.

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