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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The 5 biggest takeaways of Apple's Q3 2015 quarterly earnings Apple posted record Q3 revenue driven by huge growth in China.
Can My PC Run Windows 10? Here's what you need to know to make sure your desktop, laptop, or tablet can handle Windows 10.
We put Windows 10 on a small fondleslab: STILL not ready, 3 days to go How quickly can Microsoft patch the bugs?
Is Windows 10 Build 10240 the RTM candidate? Greg Shultz speculates that Build 10240 is the RTM for Windows 10. Do you agree?
Your next phone could have USB Type-C (and that's a good thing) These powerful, reversible charging ports are all the rage, and are coming to a phone near you. Here's everything you need to know as new USB-C phones trickle out.
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Where'd It Go? 10 Key Features That Have Moved in Windows 10 (and How to Find Them) Going from Windows 8 to 10? You'll want to know where to locate these crucial settings and everyday items.
The 100 Best Android Apps of 2015 Beat the heat with some cool new apps for your Android. These are our favorites in a wide variety of categories.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Tips to Get the Most Out of Windows 10's New Photo App Windows 10 includes a powerful yet intuitive photos app. Here's how to use it.
Windows 10: your questions answered Find out what's happening with Media Center, compatibility, dual-booting, XP Mode, and more
Jeep breach: Scared? You should be, it could be you next Why the hell connect cars to the net anyway?
Get to know the security features in Edge How Microsoft's new browser will keep you safe.
Friday, July 24, 2015
The 10 Best Wireless Routers of 2015 Keep your network in tip-top shape with these tips and a high-rated router that excels in throughput, wireless coverage, and ease of use.
Which wireless carrier has the best airport data coverage? Stuck in an airport with an extra-long layover? One wireless-testing firm weighs in on which carrier will keep you going on your smartphone.
NASA: This planet is the closest thing to Earth yet Data from the Kepler Space Telescope reveals a planet that hits the triumvirate of being just right: It's the right size in the right place, and is circling a star similar to our sun.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Windows 10 Makes it Harder to Avoid System Updates Most people won't be able to avoid Windows security and features updates, unlike previous versions of the OS
Still Using Windows XP? Stop It, Dummy Microsoft on Tuesday finally stopped providing antimalware signatures for Windows XP.
When is Windows 10 coming to your favorite PC brand? It's complicated Windows 10 officially launches on July 29. But that doesn't mean that major PC makers such as Dell, Lenovo and HP will have Windows 10 machines on store shelves that day. Here's what to expect.
Bug in latest version of OS X gives attackers unfettered root privileges Released proof-of-concept exploit code could make existing Mac attacks meaner.
Neil deGrasse Tyson lays out the history of everything in under 8 minutes From the Big Bang to mammals with big brains, the Internet's resident smart guy runs through literally everything in the time it takes to stand in line for a latte.
Microsoft rushes emergency security fix for Windows The software maker patches a security hole that lets hackers take control of any Windows machine, including ones running Windows 10.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Windows 10 Edge: Standards kinda suck yet better than Chrome? The best thing for the web since Mozilla forked Netscape
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Microsoft releases emergency patch for all versions of Windows The flaw, affecting Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1, may allow a hacker to take over a machine.
Windows 10 has a secret screen recording tool -- here's how to use it
10 new keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10 Most of Windows 10's keyboard shortcuts are the same, but here are a few new ones you'll need to learn.
Back to the future: the TRS-80 Model 100 The "original laptop" boasts the last OS largely coded by Bill Gates.
Windows 10 in a nutshell Get our TL;DR summary of the major features of Microsoft's next OS.
Windows 10's Wi-Fi Sense draws security concerns and questions With Microsoft's Wi-Fi Sense, people connect to open Wi-Fi networks. But does simplifying the connection process increase the peril? Some security experts think so.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Microsoft commits to 10-year support lifecycle for Windows 10 It's been a bad week for conspiracy theorists. As the Windows 10 launch nears, Microsoft is clearing up loose ends. Today's announcement of a 10-year support commitment for Windows 10 should remove one persistent bit of FUD from the discussion.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Windows 10: You'll get UPDATES LIKE IT or NOT - unless you have Enterprise Edition 'You agree to receive automatic updates without notice'
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Adobe Patches Flash Bug Exploited After Hacking Team Leak The Hacking Team document dump gave hackers a handy how-to guide for some dangerous exploits.
Two-Factor Authentication: Who Has It and How to Set It Up Everyone is concerned about online safety these days. Keep your services secure with two-factor authentication.
4 tips for speeding up a slow iOS 8 device Have an iOS device that is acting a little sluggish lately? Give these four tips a read, and then try them on your own device to see the results.
Will Microsoft be able to successfully deliver Windows 10 to millions? Distributing Windows 10 to millions sounds like a logistical nightmare. On July 29, 2015, we will see if Microsoft can do it or if they are just dreaming.
Microsoft releases new license terms for Windows 10: No surprises Sorry, conspiracy theorists: The new documents are simple and straightforward, with absolutely no gotchas.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Can My PC Run Windows 10? How to Check Windows 10's system requirements are forgiving, but you'll want to run some diagnostics in advance of the new OS. Here's how.
The Best Free Software for 2015 Your phone is full of free apps. But don't neglect the desktop. These free programs can make your life better.
10 Great Cheap Unlocked Smartphones for Travelers If you don't have a smartphone that works overseas, we can kit you out with one for under $200.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
China wants to build a 200km-long undersea tunnel to America And it'll take a whole day to get there. Sort of
First look: iOS 9 public beta is the update the iPad deserves A smallish update for phones is a Mac-sized leap for tablets.
Another day, another new Windows 10 preview for PCs Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 Build 10166 for PCs to Fast Ring testers and continues to inch toward RTM.
The Really Big One An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.
Friday, July 10, 2015
Apple debuts iOS 9 public preview for iPhones, iPads The preview program gives users time using the mobile software before its fall release.
Why I don't restore backups to my iOS or Android phones Restoring a backup to a clean phone sounds great but if you store much of your data in the cloud, you have an opportunity to re-install only the apps you're really going to use.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Inside Amazon's Warehouse, Human-Robot Symbiosis Amazon's newest warehouse is testing the limits of automation and human-machine collaboration.
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
From the Wirecutter: The best consumer-grade Wi-Fi extender Can't stop the signal-at least, not if you've got one of these things!
Sunday, July 05, 2015
Saturday, July 04, 2015
Windows 10: Will you lose your free upgrade if you reinstall? Here's what you need to know about what will happen to your free version of Windows 10 if you need to reinstall or change your PC.
How to photograph Fourth of July fireworks with your iPhone The Fourth of July weekend is here, and if this one is like previous years I'm going to get a flood of people asking me how to go about photographing firework displays with an iPhone. Well, here's what you need to know to do just that.
Friday, July 03, 2015
Microsoft delivers the third Windows 10 preview build released this week Microsoft is in the home stretch with Windows 10. Yet another new test build for PCs, Build 10162, is available to Fast Ring testers.
Thursday, July 02, 2015
25 Things to Know About Apple Music Apple Music arrives today. Here's how to get it and what you get once you sign up.
UH OH: Windows 10 will share your Wi-Fi key with your friends' friends Tell a pal your password ... and their FB mates will get it too
Wednesday, July 01, 2015