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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Five key facts about how Windows 10 search works You can search for anything and everything from the Windows 10 desktop, but the results may sometimes be confusing. Here is what you should know.
David Letterman Is Not Slowing Down The talk-show superstar may have bid farewell to late-night TV, but he still has plenty of drive.
Monday, November 23, 2015
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Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The UK government embraces open source with the help of LibreOffice The UK government is looking to embrace open source via a government-centric fork of LibreOffice. Jack Wallen ponders why this is important and how it can succeed.
So many Apple devices now! What's an app maker to do? In the old days, developers only had to make apps for the iPhone and the Mac. The situation is trickier these days with multiple versions of software and devices, including the new iPad Pro.
Tips and tricks for the new Apple TV's Siri Remote Apple kept the Siri Remote nice and simple, but it's got some extra powers you should know about.
Everyone blames someone else as classified military smartphones lack patches Telecoms, manufacturers hold back critical updates to put classified information at risk.
Ford: Our cars will give you control of your driver data The automaker wants to appeal to those fretting that cars gather increasing amounts of personal data. But make no mistake -- it still would like to make use of that data to improve driving.
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Ford steps up autonomous vehicle testing in 32-acre simulated city Ford is using the University of Michigan's Mcity to put its autonomous vehicle through its paces.
Friday, November 06, 2015
Microsoft Surface Book proves painful to repair A tour through the innards of Microsoft's new laptop is a challenging journey for the folks at iFixit, who found a lot of glue and a motherboard "resembling some kind of nightmarish Tetris piece."
Five free apps for turning your PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot If you need to share your internet connection with friends or other devices, check out the handy apps on this list.
Beware bad USB-C cables, Google engineer warns-while naming names Some third-party adapter cables may not charge properly, and could even damage equipment.
New type of auto-rooting Android adware is nearly impossible to remove 20,000 samples found impersonating apps from Twitter, Facebook, and others.
Is Windows 10 telemetry a threat to your personal privacy? Microsoft has built an entirely new telemetry system for its 'Windows as a Service' engineering model. In Windows 10, you can dial data collection back almost to zero, but you can't turn it off completely. Here's why.
Firefox blocks ads from tracking you The browser's Tracking Protection tool stops websites from following your activity, causing some ads to not show up on the page. Also, Samsung deals with security bugs in the Galaxy S6 Edge, and Microsoft tests Cortana on iPhones.
Wireless jammers cast a dark shadow on IoT security Imagine someone deploying a Wi-Fi jammer in a major retailer's store on Black Friday. These types of IoT security disasters are fast approaching.
Thursday, November 05, 2015
10 Tips to Speed Up Windows 10 Windows 10 is noticeably faster than previous versions of Microsoft's OS, but you can still speed up your PC with these tricks.
10 Things I Hate About My Tesla Actually, I could only get to seven things.
The Real Cost Of NASA Missions How much are we really paying to explore the universe?
How Many Years Does The Space Station Have Left? The ISS just celebrated its 15-year anniversary yesterday. Could it survive another 15?
What Technology Should Be Un-Invented? We asked 101 technology leaders what innovation they wish could go back in the box.
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Five ways Microsoft plans to get you to upgrade to Windows 10 To achieve its goal of getting one billion people onto Windows 10, Microsoft is getting more forceful in how it pushes Windows 7 and 8.1 users towards its new OS.
Microsoft gives OEMs a deadline: one year, then no more new Windows 7 PCs Want to buy a new Windows 7 PC? Better get busy, because there are only 364 shopping days left. As promised, Microsoft is providing one year's notice to PC makers on Windows 7's end of life. The clock starts now.
How a group of neighbors created their own Internet service Powered by radios in trees, homegrown network serves 50 houses on Orcas Island.
Monday, November 02, 2015
Can a globe-trotting wireless speed demon be guaranteed 4G? In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon looks at whether one phone can access 4G LTE networks throughout the world.
Sunday, November 01, 2015
How Fast Is Your Internet Connection-Really? PCMag now features Ookla's Speedtest to measure your ISP and reveal the true speed demons. Test your ISP today!