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Intel Teases 28-Hour Laptop Battery Life Using One-Watt Display

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
Intel introduces Low Power Display Technology developed with Sharp and Innolux.

Pretend You Have More RAM With Aorus RGB Dummy Sticks

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
The kit comes with two 8GB modules and two dummy modules, so all of your slots can be lit up even if you're not using all of them for actual RAM.

New Gmail Launches For Everyone in July

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
You can opt-in to try it out now; by October, everyone should be migrated over.

Apple Now Allows Free Trials for iOS Apps

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
Non-subscription apps can now offer a free time-based trial period before payment is required.

Intel Celebrates x86 40th Anniversary with 5GHz Core i7

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
40 years after introducing the x86 architecture and 8086 microprocessor, Intel gives us an unlocked 5GHz limited edition chip.

Nvidia Walks a Tightrope Between GeForce, AI

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
Artificial intelligence and cryptocurrency mining are winning out over consumer GPUs at Nvidia right now.

Apple Puts Up Facebook Web Tracker Roadblocks

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
The Safari feature will prevent Facebook-powered Like, Share, and comment plugins on third-party sites from tracking your activities.

USDZ: Apple's New File Format for Augmented Reality Explained

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
With iOS 12, a new file format will create unity for augmented reality developers and, ultimately, help end users enjoy their efforts.

Testing Apple ARKit 2.0 With a Virtual Slingshot

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
Getting multiple users into the same virtual space is a whole new 'angle' on augmented reality. At WWDC, we gave it a shot--er, a slingshot.

Apple Ignores What's Wrong With the Mac

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
There's a lot that's deeply wrong with Mac hardware, and Apple doesn't seem to see it.

MacOS Mojave Adds Dark Mode, Clears the Desktop Clutter

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
The new macOS will also offer a first taste of Apple's effort to bring iOS apps to its desktop OS.

Deal Alert: Get 2 Google Home Minis for $58 at Walmart

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
There's no word as to when this Walmart-exclusive sale ends, but don't expect it to be around for long. Walmart previously offered this deal and it lasted just 24 hours.

Addicted to Your iPhone? Apple Screen Time Will Tell You

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
At WWDC, Apple announced a new set of features for monitoring and controlling your (and your children's) phone usage, coming in iOS 12 this fall.

Xbox One X Will Be $50 Off During E3 Week Sale

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
If you've been eyeing the Xbox One X but waiting for a discount, June 7 marks your opportunity to save.

WatchOS 5 Adds 'Walkie-Talkie' Mode, Podcasts App

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
WatchOS 5 also introduces two new workout types and will come with an 'Activity Sharing' feature that lets you compete with other Apple Watch owners.

Pop Culture Pittsburgh: Makers, Cyberpunks, and Zombies

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
PCMag was in Steel City recently and got the backstory from local creative Matt Buchholz.

Qualcomm's New Snapdragon 850 Is for PCs Only

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
New Snapdragon-powered laptops could have better performance than the current crop thanks to a chip that's even more powerful than Qualcomm's flagship smartphone SoC.

Next Up for Intel: Whiskey Lake, 28-Core CPU

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:30
Although its production process is still stalled at 14nm, Intel's new chips will offer better energy efficiency, the company announced at a Computex keynote.

Facebook Provided Phone Makers 'Deep Access' to User Data

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 13:25
Facebook offered at least 60 device makers 'deep access to data on users and friends,' the New York Times says. Facebook disagrees with the assessment.

Asus ROG Strix Has Thin Bezels and a Bossy Keyboard

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 13:25
Two different models of the Asus ROG Strix gaming laptops let their keyboards inform you whether you should use them for FPS or MOBA games.

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