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Acer's Chromebook Spin 713 Is a Powerful Beast With a Pretty Display

Chromebooks had a big moment when the pandemic hit due in part to the searing desperation of parents looking for a computer so their kids could do school from home. But before the chaos, Chromebooks were regarded mostly as an enthusiast’s device, or perhaps as a secondary companion to a more capable machine stationed…Read more...
Tags: Google Chrome, Google, Science, Asus, Intel, Chrome Os, Chromebook, Computing, Acer, Tablet Computers, Linux, Dell, Chromebooks, Laptops, Operating Systems, Google Pixel


China's Crypto Crackdown Could Help Usher in a Return to Sanity for GPU Prices

Finding new graphics cards at reasonable prices has been almost impossible as of late, but that might be about to change after prices for GPUs in China fell by as much as 66 percent following a number of crypto mining shutdowns across Sichuan, Xinjian, and Inner Mongolia. Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, China, Bitcoin, Computing, Nvidia, Amd, Gpu, Cryptocurrency, Video Cards, Inner Mongolia, South China Morning Post, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units


What to Expect From Microsoft's Windows 11 Event

It’s about time Microsoft introduced something new, and we’re pretty sure that what’s on the way is a new version of Windows. Specifically, we expect to see Windows 11, because Windows 10X has all but kicked the bucket before it even had a chance. (RIP.) Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ipad, Science, Microsoft, Xbox One, Smartphones, Xbox, Windows 10, Baidu, Windows 8, Microsoft Windows, Operating Systems, Microsoft Store, Computer Architecture, Universal Windows Platform Apps


Windows 11 Leaks Indicate a Dramatic New Look Is Coming Soon

We’re just one week away from finding out what Microsoft has in store for the next version of Windows, but developer build leaks indicate Windows 11 is getting a dramatic visual overhaul.Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Chrome Os, Windows 10, Baidu, Microsoft Windows, Windows Xp, Operating Systems, Screenshot, Start Menu, Computer Architecture, Taskbar, System Software, Mobile Operating Systems, Technology Internet, Graphical User Interfaces


Windows Users, It’s Time to Prepare for the End of 10

We still don’t know what’s next for Windows, though we will almost certainly find out at Microsoft’s event on June 24. Both Nvidia and Microsoft are urging users to upgrade to the latest, lest they get left behind in unsupported software land.Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Smartphones, Windows Phone, Nvidia, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 81, Windows 7, Microsoft Windows, Operating Systems, Windows 10 Mobile, Computer Architecture, Mobile Operating Systems, X86 Architecture, Technology Internet


Nvidia Looks to Boost Its Smart Car Tech With Acquisition of DeepMaps

In another effort to boost its tech portfolio for self-driving cars, Nvidia recently announced a deal to acquire startup DeepMaps.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Computing, Nvidia, Amd, Tegra, Video Cards, Boost, Business Finance, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, DeepMap, Ampere, Nvidia Drive, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units


Microsoft Teases Its Windows 11 Event With 11-Minute Video of Startup Sounds

As we wait to hear more about the next big update for Windows, Microsoft just teased the upcoming launch event with a medley of various startup sounds. The melodies for Windows 95, Windows XP, and Windows 7 have all been slowed down and linked together to form an 11-minute “slo-fi” experience. It’s a tad jarring to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Windows, Smartphones, Windows 98, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Microsoft Windows, Windows Xp, Operating Systems, Windows Update, Computer Architecture, Mobile Operating Systems, Technology Internet, The Microsoft


Google Releases Second Android 12 Beta With New Features

Google released the first Android 12 beta at Google I/O back in May, but that version didn’t have all the new updates and features that will be included in the final release later this year. Today Google is releasing the second version of the Android 12 beta, which adds a new Privacy Dashboard, updates to wifi…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Software, Chrome Os, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Computer Architecture, Mobile Linux, Cloud Clients, Mobile Operating Systems, Technology Internet, Android Version History


Adobe Claims Creative Apps Optimized for M1 Macs Now 80% Faster

Seven months after Apple revealed its homegrown M1 processor, we’re finally starting to see its true potential as more third-party apps arrive with native support. Now Adobe has updated a batch of longtime staples that, at least according to Adobe, show impressive performance improvements thanks to Apple silicon.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ipad, Science, Adobe, Steve Jobs, Intel, Macintosh, Macbook, Computing, Rosetta, M1, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Computer Architecture, macOS, Apple M1


Jaybird's New Fitness-Focused Earbuds Would Survive the Apocalypse

I’ve destroyed my fair share of earbuds over the years. Some were accidentally thrown in the wash. Others tumbled out my ears during a run, skidding across concrete into a puddle of mud. A few just couldn’t stand up to the sweaty rigor of day-in/day-out workouts. So when I say that it would take a lot to destroy the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Headphones, Windows Vista, Jaybird, iPhone accessories, Billie Eilish, Computer Architecture, AirPods, Electronics Manufacturing, Jabra Elite, Philips In Ear Headphoneheadset, Audio Electronics


We're Liveblogging the WWDC 2021 Keynote Right Here

For the second year in a row, Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference keynote will be all virtual. And while we miss the rush of a swarm of developers and journalists swarming Cupertino, that won’t stop us from liveblogging the hell out of this keynote from the comfort of our couches.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Technology, Steve Jobs, Macintosh, Computing, Apple Inc, Liveblogging, Computer Architecture, macOS, Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, Technology Internet


Huawei Sure Picked an Odd Time to Launch a New Smartwatch

The Huawei Watch 3 is here, and as far as smartwatches go, it looks pretty good on paper. It’s just that, on the heels of Samsung giving up on Tizen and partnering with Google for a unified wearable platform, this doesn’t feel like an auspicious time to launch a flagship smartwatch running a proprietary OS.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Amazon, Spotify, Science, Microsoft, Samsung, Adidas, Smartphones, Smartwatches, Computing, Tizen, Fitbit, Huawei, Google Mobile Services


Nvidia Shows Off Its New Gaming Flagship GPU

While they almost certainly won’t solve the shortage of graphics cards on their own, today Nvidia announced two new members of the RTX 30-series family with its new 3080 Ti and 3070 TI GPUs. Read more...
Tags: Science, Computing, Nvidia, Turing, Ti, EVGA, Video Cards, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, GA104, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units, Geforce 10 Series, Technology Internet, Geforce 30 Series, Gddr6 Sdram


AMD's New RX 6000M GPUs Are Here to Pick a Fight with Nvidia

Previously, AMD didn’t really have mobile graphics cards that could properly take on Nvidia’s line of RTX 30-series laptop GPUs, but that changes today with the introduction of AMD’s new line of Radeon RX 6000M mobile GPUs.Read more...
Tags: Science, Nvidia, Amd, Radeon, Video Cards, Ati Technologies, Vega, Evo, Advanced Micro Devices, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, Fabless Semiconductor Companies, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units, Technology Internet, Electronic Engineering


Intel Beefs Up 11th-Gen Laptop Processors With Better Graphics and Faster Wifi

Intel revealed new additions to its 11th-gen mobile processor lineup as part of this year’s virtual Computex show. The processors are based on Intel’s Evo platform and feature integrated Iris Xe graphics and WiFi 6. The company also announced a 5G modem for connectivity on future Windows machines.Read more...
Tags: Science, Hp, Intel, Computers, Computing, Nvidia, Dell, Amd, Lenovo, Video Cards, Computex, China Mobile, Mediatek, Intel Core, Evo, Ultrabooks


How to Make the Most of Prime Day 2021

Gird your bank accounts and steal your nerves, folks: Amazon’s Prime Day 2021 could be mere weeks away. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Echo, Kindle, Amazon Prime, Online Shopping, Computing, Lifehacks, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Fire OS


Acer's New Laptop Lineup Includes an Absolutely Giant Chromebook

Acer announced an absolute ton of new laptops today. The lineup includes a host of productivity-focused machines, with some specifically tuned for mobile creators, and there are also some new Acer Chromebooks, including the Chromebook Spin 713 with the latest Intel processors. Read more...
Tags: Google Chrome, Science, Intel, Computers, Chrome Os, Chromebook, Computing, Acer, Tablet Computers, Nvidia, Laptops, Smartbooks, Mediatek, Chromebook Pixel, Chromebox, Computer Architecture


Huawei's HarmonyOS Is Finally Coming to Phones on June 2

Huawei has long been working on its own fork of Android, and on June 2, Huawei’s HarmonyOS will finally make its official debut on phones. Read more...
Tags: Google, Internet Of Things, Science, Technology, Smartphones, Ars Technica, Chrome Os, Huawei, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Mobile Operating System, Harmonyos, Technology Internet, Fuschia Os


Why Is My Windows PC Always Running Out of Memory?

There’s an obvious appeal to off-the-shelf, “install this to fix everything!” software suites. Or, they sound great on paper, anyway: Dump an app (or a few apps) on your PC, and they’ll continually scan your system to make sure it’s free of viruses or malware. And depending on the suite, they’ll even work all kinds of…Read more...
Tags: Software, Computing, Windows 10, Lifehacks, Microsoft Windows, Malwarebytes, Norton, Lloyd, Task Manager, Computer Architecture, Norton Utilities, Antivirus Software, Data Recovery Software, System Software, Proprietary Software, Technology Internet


Samsung's Galaxy Watch 4 Could Be the First Wear OS Watch With a Really Good Processor

Earlier this week, Google announced it was partnering with Samsung to create a unified Wear OS-Tizen platform. It’s a bold move that could up-end the smartwatch landscape, and the next Samsung watches may be the first to offer the new Wear-Tizen mash-up experience. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Technology, Samsung, Smartphones, Smartwatches, Computing, Fitbit, Samsung Electronics, Qualcomm, Wearable Devices, Mobvoi, Qualcomm Snapdragon, Computer Architecture, Tizen OS


Wear OS Just Got a Second Chance—It Better Not Blow It

After years of neglect and incremental updates, yesterday Google dropped its most meaningful wearables announcement since it rebranded from Android Wear to Wear OS in 2018. Going forward, Wear OS will take the best parts of Samsung’s Tizen OS and Google-owned Fitbit to create a new unified platform for wearables. It’s…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Technology, Samsung, Smartphones, Smartwatches, Computing, Tizen, Fitbit, Sonos, Samsung Electronics, Qualcomm, Samsung Pay, Wearable Devices, James Park


How to Install Android 12 Beta 1 Today

It’s time for Android 12 Beta 1—your first chance to try out all the fun new changes to Google’s operating system with less of a chance of encountering a nasty bug, taking a performance hit, or running into other beta-bred problems on your primary carry device. At least, I’m much more willing to check out the beta…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Asus, Smartphones, Computing, Xiaomi, Lifehacks, Operating Systems, Beta, Alphabet Inc, Computer Architecture, Mobile Linux, Mobile Operating Systems, Technology Internet, Draftrahul


The Extremely Korean Reason Why Samsung Might Ditch Tizen for Wear OS

When I first heard the rumors that Samsung might ditch its proprietary Tizen OS for wearables in favor of Google’s Wear OS, I was flummoxed. Tizen is snappy and free of the many problems plaguing Google’s wearables softeware. In fact, I’d say Tizen has played a large role in making Samsung’s smartwatches the best…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, Science, Smartwatch, Samsung, Smartphones, Computing, Tizen, Kakaotalk, Operating Systems, Communication Software, Computer Architecture, Instant Messaging Clients, Tizen OS, Wear OS


Intel Just Announced the 11th-Gen Mobile CPUs We've Been Waiting For

Intel’s new 11th-gen H-Series mobile processors will join the ones it announced during CES 2021, bringing the total to six. The new mobile processors are designed for ultraportable gaming laptops, as well as content creation-focused machines and mobile workstations.Read more...
Tags: Science, Zen, Intel, Computers, Computing, Intel Core, Intel Turbo Boost, Advanced Micro Devices, Computer Architecture, Coffee Lake, I9, H Series, Rocket Lake, Technology Internet, Multi Core Processor, Extreme Tuning Utility


Nvidia's Newest Graphics Cards for Gaming Laptops Are Here

Nvidia’s latest mobile RTX 3050 Ti and RTX 3050 GPUs are here. Read more...
Tags: Science, Hp, Intel, Computing, Nvidia, Dell, Turing, Amd, Razer, Alienware, Lenovo, Video Cards, Computer Architecture, Nvidia Rtx, Fabless Semiconductor Companies, Graphics Hardware


This Gaming Laptop Would Be Solid Without the Gaming Part

Adata is a company best known for its SSDs, DRAM modules, and peripherals, which it markets under its gaming moniker XPG, but the company has also recently stepped into the world of gaming laptops. I loved the first ever XPG gaming laptop, impressed by the choice of components, the mechanical keyboard, and the way its…Read more...
Tags: Science, Computers, Computing, Microsoft Surface, Nvidia, Amd, Razer, Lenovo, Ssds, Laptops, ADATA, Lenovo Yoga, Personal Computing, Computer Architecture, XPG, Far Cry 5


Windows 10X Reportedly Won't Ship in 2021 as Microsoft Shifts Priorities

Despite being announced back in the fall of 2019 and having already suffered from multiple delays, a new report is claiming that Windows 10X won’t ship in 2021 and possibly may never see an official retail launch.Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Asus, Smartphones, Windows Phone, Microsoft Surface, Windows 10, Microsoft Windows, Operating Systems, Windows 10 Mobile, Petri, Brad Sams, ChromeOS, Windows Insider, Computer Architecture, Surface Neo


Why Did My Wifi Disappear After a Windows Update?

I can’t resist a good wireless mystery, and this week’s question-writer for Lifehacker’s Tech 911 has a good one—an issue that you don’t even think about until it happens, and then it consumes your mind as you try every trick in the book to get your wifi back.Read more...
Tags: Microsoft, Intel, Windows 10, Wireless Network, Lifehacks, Windows Xp, Operating Systems, Windows Update, Joe, Computer Architecture, System Software, Technology Internet, S Tech, Latte W10 Portable Audio Device


RIP Windows 95 Icons

Bits and pieces of Microsoft’s sweeping aesthetic changes to Windows 10, codenamed Sun Valley, have dropped over the last few months. The OS is getting support for the Advanced Audio Codec (AAC) codec over Bluetooth, new folder icons, and reportedly a much-needed overhaul to its Microsoft Store user interface. (There…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Ipod, Software, Icon, Windows Xp, Control Panel, File Explorer, Sun Valley, Microsoft Store, Computer Architecture, Windows Shell, System Software, Technology Internet, Advanced Audio Codec AAC


How to Customize Windows 10's News and Interests Taskbar Feed

Windows 10’s News and Features feed for your taskbar is rolling out now as part of the operating system’s KB5001391 system update. Like Microsoft’s News Bar app or Edge’s personalized highlights, the News and Interests feed shows the latest headlines from over 4,500 news sources and a wide range of topics. But unlike…Read more...
Tags: Microsoft, Windows 95, Windows 10, Lifehacks, Operating Systems, File Explorer, Computer Architecture, News aggregator, Taskbar, System Software, Technology Internet, Windows 10 Version History