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Apple releases macOS High Sierra

Apple has released macOS High Sierra. macOS High Sierra is designed to improve on the previous macOS Sierra operating system with some ma

OS News 26 Sep 2017 2:16 pm

Siri and Spotlight will now use Google, not Bing, for Web searches

Google was already the default search engine in Safari

Arstechnica 26 Sep 2017 1:08 am

China blocks WhatsApp, broadening online censorship

China has largely blocked the WhatsApp messaging app, the latest move by Beijing to step up surveillance ahead of a big Communist Party gat

OS News 26 Sep 2017 12:21 am

Apple Watch Series 3 teardown finds a bigger battery and few surprises

Latest iFixit teardown answers some questions, leaves others up in the air.

Arstechnica 25 Sep 2017 11:33 pm

macOS 10.13 High Sierra: The Ars Technica review

A focus on foundation makes for an important but nigh-invisible update.

Arstechnica 25 Sep 2017 10:30 pm

Intel Core i9-7960X review: It beats Threadripper, but for a price

80% more cash than a 1950X for less than 20% more performance? Tough sell.

Arstechnica 25 Sep 2017 7:08 pm

Microsoft Ignite: Skype for Business merging into Teams

Microsoft continues its big push in cloud computing and machine learning.

Arstechnica 25 Sep 2017 6:30 pm

Microsoft Ignite: SQL Server 2017 for Linux goes live; or Windows, if you wan..

The preview Docker image has already been fetched 2 million times.

Arstechnica 25 Sep 2017 6:30 pm

Microsoft makes play for next wave of computing with quantum computing toolki..

Microsoft wants to be ready for a quantum computing world.

Arstechnica 25 Sep 2017 6:30 pm

Intel Coffee Lake i7-8700K brings six cores to the mainstream on October 5

Plus, i3 gets a bump up to quad-core, but prices are up across the board.

Arstechnica 25 Sep 2017 6:14 pm

Liveblog: Satya Nadella lays out Microsoft’s vision at Ignite

At 9am ET on Monday, the Microsoft CEO will kick off the week-long Ignite conference.

Arstechnica 25 Sep 2017 5:58 pm

The Intel Core i9-7980XE and Core i9-7960X CPU Review Part 1: Workstation

The buzz since Intel announced it was bringing an 18-core CPU to the consumer market has been palpable: users are anticipating this to be

Anand Tech 25 Sep 2017 12:31 pm

August Smart Lock Review: A High-Tech Alternative to the Key Under the Mat

The redesigned August Smart Lock lets you use your phone as your key.

Wired 24 Sep 2017 5:30 pm

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23 Sep 2017 2:00 am

iFixit’s iPhone 8 teardown finds a smaller battery and lots of glue

Apple’s latest gets a 6 out of 10 repairability score from the teardown experts.

Arstechnica 23 Sep 2017 12:15 am

Fitbit Ionic review: Meet the $300 fitness-focused smartwatch

Fitbit knows how to make an exercise device; what about a smartwatch?

Arstechnica 22 Sep 2017 8:15 pm

Review: Leica Sofort

The cheapest-ever Leica camera is cute as a button.

Wired 22 Sep 2017 7:30 pm

4K titles on iTunes can only be streamed, not downloaded

You also can't stream 4K videos from YouTube either.

Arstechnica 22 Sep 2017 7:16 pm

HP Omen 15 Review: Decent Performance, But Man Is It Ugly

The HP Omen 2015 is an unpretty beast, but it performs well enough.

Wired 22 Sep 2017 5:30 pm

Razer plans to release a mobile gaming and entertainment device soon

The company also says that entertainment is a big part of its future.

Arstechnica 22 Sep 2017 12:28 am

If Bill Gates really thinks ctrl-alt-del was a mistake, he should have fixed ..

You can't pin the blame for this one on IBM.

Arstechnica 21 Sep 2017 11:25 pm

The MSI X299 Gaming Pro Carbon AC Motherboard Review

Intel's HEDT platform in recent times has always had a two CPU generation cadence. The last change was in August 2014, catering for Ha

Anand Tech 21 Sep 2017 6:30 pm

Lomography Lomo'Instant Automat Glass Magellan Review: It Urges Your to Get E..

Lomo's funky instant camera kicks some serious glass.

Wired 21 Sep 2017 5:30 pm

9 Amazon Kindle Tips and Tricks

Your e-reader has some secret superpowers. Here's how to unlock its full potential.

Wired 21 Sep 2017 4:30 pm

Dive into the details of iOS 11: is Apple still detail-oriented?

The unfinished feeling in iOS 11 mostly comes from UI and animation. UI elements in iOS are quite inconsistent, mixing a variety of UI elem

OS News 21 Sep 2017 4:29 pm

Google buys large part of HTC's smartphone team

Rick Osterloh, Google's senior vice president of hardware, writes: About a year and a half ago, I joined Google to pursue my dream job to

OS News 21 Sep 2017 4:29 pm

Google Paid HTC $1.1 Billion To Turn Itself Into a Phone Maker

It's not quite an acquisition, but Google's agreement with HTC fast-tracks its efforts to take over the gadget world.

Wired 21 Sep 2017 8:37 am

Google/HTC deal is official, Google to acquire part of HTC’s smartphone tea..

$1.1 billion deal means HTC will still exist, while Google beefs up its hardware team.

Arstechnica 21 Sep 2017 7:47 am

Some iOS 11 issues show early adoption pitfalls, others are just growing pain..

iOS 11 has some bugs to be fixed, but a mature platform has longer-term problems.

Arstechnica 21 Sep 2017 6:30 am

Microsoft: Windows getting more stable, faster, and lasting longer on battery

Even as Windows 10 users grow, support calls are declining.

Arstechnica 21 Sep 2017 5:56 am

Nest adds new cameras and a wireless alarm system to its product suite

The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor and Nest Hello add outdoor facial-recognition features.

Arstechnica 21 Sep 2017 2:05 am

The Moto X4 brings Android One to the US and a non-Google phone to Project Fi

Google finally brings a somewhat affordable phone back to Project Fi.

Arstechnica 21 Sep 2017 1:10 am

Motorola redux? Google appears set to buy HTC

Google might buy a dying Android OEM again.

Arstechnica 20 Sep 2017 10:47 pm

The Ikea Place App Shows the Practical Promise of AR Kit

No, you can't turn your living room into a battlefield. But you can see what that sofa would look like if you bought it.

Wired 20 Sep 2017 9:48 pm

Redox 0.3.3 released

Redox 0.3.3 has been released. Redox is an operating system written in Rust. This release brings much lower memory usage with ISO - 480 M

OS News 20 Sep 2017 5:53 pm

Swift 4.0 released

Swift 4 is now officially released! Swift 4 builds on the strengths of Swift 3, delivering greater robustness and stability, providing sour

OS News 20 Sep 2017 5:51 pm

The Cherry G80-3494 MX Board Silent Mechanical Keyboard Review: Updating a PC..

Today we are taking a look at the Cherry G80-3494 MX Board Silent, a mechanical keyboard designed with professionals in mind. Based on the

Anand Tech 20 Sep 2017 5:30 pm

Apple Watch Series 3 Review: The Apple Watch Fulfills Its Destiny

Now that it has LTE built in, the Apple Watch finally makes good on its promise to save you from your phone.

Wired 20 Sep 2017 4:30 pm

Got a PS4? Add Virtual Reality for Only $300

The most affordable VR bundle is $100 off right now with a coupon code.

Wired 20 Sep 2017 6:17 am

Meet the really cheap Google Home Mini and really expensive Chromebook Pixel ..

Google’s new hardware will give you sticker shock in both directions.

Arstechnica 20 Sep 2017 4:33 am

The Pixel 2 XL price jumps $80, now starts at $849

Pricing and press pictures for the Pixel 2 XL leak.

Arstechnica 20 Sep 2017 3:31 am

iOS 11 is now available for download on supported devices

32-bit support is gone, but iOS 11 adds a lot—especially on the iPad.

Arstechnica 20 Sep 2017 12:00 am

Apple File System in macOS High Sierra won’t work with Fusion Drives

At least not at launch.

Arstechnica 19 Sep 2017 7:57 pm

Stack Overflow gives an even closer look at developer salaries

Tabs and spaces aren't the only things that influence developer pay.

Arstechnica 19 Sep 2017 7:17 pm

New Amazon Fire HD 10 adds full HD display, hands-free Alexa

Amazon pairs compelling features with excellent build quality for $150.

Arstechnica 19 Sep 2017 7:01 pm

iOS 11 on the iPhone 5S: Slower, but not quite slow

The 5S is slower for sure, but it's still faster than the iPhone 5 on iOS 10.

Arstechnica 19 Sep 2017 6:51 pm

How to RGB: A system builder’s guide to RGB PC lighting

With the right set of components and Asus Aura, a fully-synced RGB system is within reach.

Arstechnica 19 Sep 2017 6:31 pm

The ASRock Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac Motherboard Review

Today we are having a look at a feature-packed Mini ITX motherboard from ASRock, the Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac. With specifications that

Anand Tech 19 Sep 2017 6:30 pm

How Qi wireless charging works, and why it hasn’t taken over yet

Qi has been an Android staple for a while, and now it’s coming to iPhones, too.

Arstechnica 19 Sep 2017 4:30 pm

iOS 11, thoroughly reviewed

Wide-ranging update is full of changes, but iPad benefits the most.

Arstechnica 19 Sep 2017 4:30 pm