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LG Gram 14 2-in-1 vs. HP Spectre x360 13

LG's Gram 14 uses a lightweight chassis and a lot of battery capacity to battle some other great 2-in-1 options. Can it take on the leader, HP's Spectre x360 13 that is on our "best of" lists? The post LG Gram 14 2-in-1 vs. HP Spectre x360 13 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Hp, Computing, Lg, Spectre X360, 2-in-1s, Lg Gram, Gram 14 2-in-1


Dell’s 75-inch monitor is a Surface Hub competitor built for the classroom

Dell's new 75 4K Interactive Touch Monitor is a 75-inch display that's built for classroom collaboration. With multi-touch and pen input support, Dell is positioning its new display as an alternative to Microsoft's Surface Hub. The post Dell’s 75-inch monitor is a Surface Hub competitor built for the classroom appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Microsoft, Trends, Computing, Dell, Display, Monitor


Are AMD Navi GPUs coming soon? Reference found in MacOS hints at release date

Fresh off the announcement of Radeon Vega VII at CES 2019, in the latest rumors, source code references in macOS hint that the next 7nm AMD Navi products might be coming in July. The post Are AMD Navi GPUs coming soon? Reference found in MacOS hints at release date appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Macbook, Computing, Amd, NAVI, macOS, AMD Navi


Could AMD’s 7nm Navi graphics cards be released in July?

Fresh off the announcement of Radeon Vega VII at CES 2019, in the latest rumors, source code references in macOS hint that the next 7nm AMD Navi products might be coming in July. The post Could AMD’s 7nm Navi graphics cards be released in July? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Macbook, Computing, Amd, NAVI, macOS, AMD Navi


Latest ransomware targets gamers with a malicious sophistication

The latest piece of ransomware, Anatova, has been discovered by the security team at McAfee. Employing a smart tactic to confuse users and able to clean its tracks as it evolves, this is one tough piece of ransomware. The post Latest ransomware targets gamers with a malicious sophistication appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Security, News, Trends, Ransomware, Computing, McAfee, Anatova


Samsung permits peek at an eye-popping, 15-inch 4K OLED laptop display

Samsung is now preparing for the new OLED laptop trend and is providing a look at an eye-popping 15.6-inch 4K OLED panel that is expected to power larger premium laptops in the new year. The post Samsung permits peek at an eye-popping, 15-inch 4K OLED laptop display appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Samsung, Trends, Computing, 4K OLED


Google Chrome’s latest decision could prevent most ad-blockers from functioning

Google Chrome's newest change is cited as a step forward for speed and security, but could profoundly alter how the majority of ad-blocking extensions operate. The move potentially gives Google more control over which ads can be blocked. The post Google Chrome’s latest decision could prevent most ad-blockers from functioning appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Chrome, Google Chrome, Google, News, Trends, Web, Computing, Ad Blockers


Connecting African software developers with top tech companies nets Andela $100 million

Andela, the company that connects Africa’s top software developers with technology companies from the U.S. and around the world, has raised $100 million in a new round of funding. The new financing from Generation Investment Management (the investment fund co-founded by former Vice President Al Gore) puts the valuation of the company at somewhere between $600 million and $700 million, based on data available from Pitchbook on the company’s valuation following it’s previous $40 million funding. P...
Tags: Travel, TC, Technology, Entertainment, Nigeria, Africa, Uganda, United States, Computing, Kenya, Vice President, Software Engineering, Rwanda, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Spark Capital, Al Gore


‘Flexgate’ is the latest controversy plaguing some MacBook Pro owners

iFixit recently uncovered a new "Flexgate" issue with MacBook Pros after some consumers reported a "stage light" effect, where the backlighting on the device would fail and cause the bottom of the display to become slightly distorted. The post ‘Flexgate’ is the latest controversy plaguing some MacBook Pro owners appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Computing, Macbook Pro, MacBook Pros, Flexgate


Steemit, crypto’s answer to Reddit, gets a new boss to rebuild after widespread layoffs

Steemit, an early blockchain startup that’s developing an alternative to Reddit, has a new chief less than two months after laying off most of its staff as part of cost-cutting measures. Celebrated as an early success story in the crypto world, the company shed 70 percent of its employees back in November on account of the ‘crypto winter’ which has seen the price of Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies plummet by 90 percent or so. Steemit is far from the only blockchain startup forced to...
Tags: Media, Tech, Ceo, Economy, Computing, Reddit, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, Ethereum, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Decentralization, Powell, Elizabeth Powell, Joseph Lubin, Steemit


Amazon has paused sales of its Echo Wall Clock due to connectivity issues

Amazon launched an Echo Wall Clock before the end of the last year but, less than a month later, things aren’t running to schedule. The e-commerce giant has paused the sale of the $30 Alexa-powered smart clock after a number of customers reported connectivity issues, according to The Verge. The clock is still listed on Amazon but, as of Tuesday, it is “currently unavailable.” “We’re aware that a small number of customers have had issues with connectivity. We’re working hard to address this an...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Publishing, Tech, Computing, Amazon Echo, Microwave, Alexa, World Wide Web, Clock, Amazon Alexa


The best laptop backpacks and briefcases for traveling

Getting through airport security is a drag, but your laptop bag shouldn’t be. Thankfully, these checkpoint-friendly laptop bags will get you and your gear to your destination with ease. The post The best laptop backpacks and briefcases for traveling appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Trends, Bags, Backpacks, Computing, Tsa, Buying Guides, Now Boarding


Video game revenue tops $43 billion in 2018, an 18% jump from 2017

Video game revenue in 2018 reached a new peak of $43.8 billion, up 18 percent from the previous years, surpassing the projected total global box office for the film industry, according to new data released by the Entertainment Software Association and The NPD Group. Preliminary indicators for global box office revenues published at the end of last year indicated that revenue from ticket sales at box offices around the world would hit $41.7 billion, according to comScore data reported by Deadl...
Tags: TC, Gaming, Hbo, Entertainment, Youtube, America, Tech, Netflix, Esa, Computing, Earnings, Video Game, Streaming Services, Reed Hastings, Entertainment Software Association, Electronic Arts


It took Dell years to fix 1 problem on its best laptop. Here’s how they did it

The new Dell XPS 13 moves the webcam from the below the screen to the top, finally vanquishing the one obstacle facing thin, sleek laptop displays. We have the exclusive story on how it was done. The post It took Dell years to fix 1 problem on its best laptop. Here’s how they did it appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Features, Computing, Dell, Xps 13, CES 2019, Nose Cam


Digital Storm Aventum X gaming PC review

Packed with dual-Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti graphics card and a 9th-generation Intel Core i9 processor, the Aventum X is an infinitely upgradeable gaming PC that’s capable of far more performance than you’ll ever need. The post Digital Storm Aventum X gaming PC review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Computing, Digital Storm, Intel Core, Aventum X, Desktop Computer


US government v Silicon Valley: Oracle said to owe $400m to women and minorities

US labor department accuses company of rampant exclusion of black and Hispanic people in hiring and higher pay for white men The US Department of Labor (DoL) has accused the tech firm Oracle of widespread discrimination against women and people of color, including more than $400m in lost wages and rampant exclusion of black and Hispanic people in hiring.A federal complaint filed Tuesday said that out of roughly 500 people hired into technical jobs over a four-year period, only five were Hispanic...
Tags: Technology, US, US news, Software, Computing, Silicon Valley, Oracle, US Department of Labor DOL


Work and play anywhere with these portable, large-screen monitors

Via a recent and successful Kickstarter campaign by Unick, a new line of portable, large-screen monitors has been announced. The Gemini Taihe line of monitors offers two models: the Gemini FHD and the Gemini UHD. The post Work and play anywhere with these portable, large-screen monitors appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Computing, Kickstarter, 4K monitors, Portable Monitor, Touchscreen Monitors, Unick


Midrange Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti graphics card may be 20 percent faster than GTX 1060

In the freshest development in graphics card rumors, alleged benchmarks are showing that the GTX 1660 Ti graphics card could be as much as 20 percent faster when compared to the older GTX 1060.  The post Midrange Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti graphics card may be 20 percent faster than GTX 1060 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Computing, Nvidia, Graphics Cards


Wifi Porter is a high-tech block of wood that lets you share your broadband

Tired of manually connecting your guests to your home Wi-Fi network? The latest invention from the folks at Ten One Design, the WifiPorter, allow individuals to connect to your Wi-Fi with the tap of their phone, or by scanning an available QR code. The post Wifi Porter is a high-tech block of wood that lets you share your broadband appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Computing, Porter, Ten One Design, Wifi Porter


Lenovo patent hints at a future tablet with a folding screen

Folding devices are a new trend, and according to a recent patent, Lenovo is considering a foldable 2-in-1 with a hinge mechanism that would allow consumers to bend back the screen on the device.  The post Lenovo patent hints at a future tablet with a folding screen appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Computing, Tablets, Lenovo, Patent, Folding Smartphone


Microsoft targets Chrome OS with $189 Windows 10 laptops for education

Microsoft announced seven new low-cost Windows 10 laptops, all priced under $300 to take on Chromebooks and iPads in the education market, along with a new Microsoft Allora stylus for students using the Surface Go tablet. The post Microsoft targets Chrome OS with $189 Windows 10 laptops for education appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Education, Microsoft, Trends, Computing, Windows 10, Microsoft Allora


Patent application reveals what’s to come after AMD’s Graphics Core Next

A published patent application from AMD has revealed a new type of graphics processor core which could make a big difference to the capabilities of its GPUs if it finds its way into them in the future. The post Patent application reveals what’s to come after AMD’s Graphics Core Next appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Graphics, Computing, Amd, Patent


Patent application reveals what’s next after AMD’s Graphics Core Next

A published patent application from AMD has revealed a new type of graphics processor core which could make a big difference to the capabilities of its GPUs if it finds its way into them in the future. The post Patent application reveals what’s next after AMD’s Graphics Core Next appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Graphics, Computing, Amd, Patent


How good are you at spotting phishing scams? Take this quiz to find out

Are you able to discern between a legitimate email and one that's a scam designed to phish for your personal information? Google created an online quiz with tips to help you better understand phishing so you don't become a victim. The post How good are you at spotting phishing scams? Take this quiz to find out appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, News, Trends, Web, Computing, Scam, Phishing


Origin Chronos (2019) review

The Chronos is Origin’s smallest PC, but while it occupies less space than most A/V receivers, it delivers the power of a much larger desktop. Its dull exterior design does the system a disservice. Once you turn it on, you won’t be bored. The post Origin Chronos (2019) review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Computing, Origin, Pc Gaming, Origin Chronos, Desktop PC


The best VPN services of 2019

Browsing the web can be less secure than most users would hope. If that concerns you, a virtual private network — aka a VPN — is a decent solution. Check out a few of the best VPN services on the market. The post The best VPN services of 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Privacy, Trends, Web, Computing, Vpn, Buying Guides, Norton


Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Touch Bar review

The MacBook Pro is a controversial laptop these days -- and that's unfortunate. Due to some divisive changes Apple made to the functionality of the MacBook Pro, fans are more split. Does the 8th-gen refresh change that? The post Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Touch Bar review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Trends, Macbook, Computing, MacBook Pro With Touch Bar


Facebook is reportedly testing solar-powered internet drones again — this time with Airbus

Facebook last year grounded its ambitious plan to develop a solar-powered drone to beam internet across the world, but the company isn’t done with the concept, it seems. The social media giant is working with aeronautics giant Airbus to test drones in Australia, according to a new report from Germany’s NetzPolitik. Using a request under Australia’s Freedom of Information Act, NetzPolitik got hold of a document that shows the two companies spent last year in talks over a collaboration with test f...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Asia, Australia, Germany, India, Africa, Tech, Spokesperson, Software, Internet Access, Aircraft, Computing, Internet.org, Airbus, Latin America


You’ll have to right-click to access group tabs in Chrome Canary

Google is one step closer to bringing tab groups to its Chrome browser. The feature is now available in Google's Chrome Canady build with an early implementation that can be enabled through its flag system. The post You’ll have to right-click to access group tabs in Chrome Canary appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Chrome, Google, News, Trends, Web, Computing, Browser, Chrome Canary


Always have way too many tabs open? Google Chrome might finally help

Google is one step closer to bringing tab groups to its Chrome browser. The feature is now available in Google's Chrome Canady build with an early implementation that can be enabled through its flag system. The post Always have way too many tabs open? Google Chrome might finally help appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Chrome, Google, News, Trends, Web, Computing, Browser