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ARM-based Windows 10 machines will launch in fourth quarter of 2017

The fourth quarter of 2017 will see a real change of pace in the Windows 10 PC market, when a laptop or tablet -- and maybe both -- running on Qualcomm's ARM-based Snapdragon 835 processor will be released. The post ARM-based Windows 10 machines will.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsApr 21st, 2017

Looking for a fun electronics project? Here’s 12 easy Arduino-based gizmos you can build

If you really want to show off your DIY skills, Arduino projects can be useful, beautiful, and downright impressive. Unfortunately, some also require some serious skill. Check out some of our current favorites. The post Looking for a fun electronics.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Microsoft And Apple Target Schools In War With Chromebook

An anonymous reader writes: "Google [is] commanding 58% of U.S. K-12 schools. Windows is in second with around 22% and the combined impact of MacOS and iOS are close behind at 19%," reports TechCrunch, citing figures from consulting firm Futuresource.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Swelling Batteries Prompt Extension On Apple Watch Warranty

Apple is pretty great about honoring its warranties and even recently changed its policy on fourth generation iPads to allow for an upgrade if something’s wrong with the device. Now, the Cupertino computing giant is giving customers an extra two ye.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News4 hr. 39 min. ago

SK Hynix to Ship GDDR6 Memory for Graphics Cards by Early 2018

In a surprising move, SK Hynix has announced its first memory chips based on the yet-unpublished GDDR6 standard. The new DRAM devices for video cards have capacity of 8 Gb and run at 16 Gbps per pin data rate, which is significantly higher than both.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News5 hr. 19 min. ago

Sorry kid, access denied: Our favorite, free parental control software

The Internet can be a dangerous place, especially for your loved ones. Check out our selection of the best free parental control software for Windows and Mac OS X, so you can monitor your child and block unsavory sites. The post Sorry kid, access den.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 11 min. ago

2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Special strikes a pose with its blacked-out trim

The 2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Special goes for the bad-attitude black-trimmed performance look with this edition. There's a lot to say about the new engine's new power and heat management, but did you see the black trim? The post 2017 Harley-Dav.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 27 min. ago

Ford-GM gap isn"t as wide as it looks

Ford and General Motors' first-quarter results aren't necessarily emblematic of how each company will look later in the year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News16 hr. 27 min. ago

In the 2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Special, black is the new chrome

The 2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Special goes for the bad-attitude black-trimmed performance look with this edition. There's a lot to say about the new engine's new power and heat management, but did you see the black trim? The post In the 2017 Har.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 27 min. ago

Microsoft"s Surface Revenue Drops By $285M (26%)

An anonymous reader quotes Computerworld: Revenue generated by Microsoft's Surface hardware during the March quarter was down 26% from the same period the year before, the company said yesterday as it briefed Wall Street. For the quarter, Surface pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Intel Optane Memory With 3D XPoint Review

Intel Optane Memory is designed to accelerate the storage subsystem on compatible machines, to improve transfer speeds and reduce latency. It is among the first products to leverage 3D XPoint memory technology that was co-developed by Intel.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

How to Talk Across the Aisle When You"re Marching For Science (Or Climate Change)

The March for Science brought historic numbers of scientists to the streets to stand up for evidence-based reasoning, but whether it actually helped heal the partisan divide on issues like climate change is far less certain. A cursory look at the pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

WMA is popular, but your MP3 player might not handle it – here’s how to convert

The WMA codec may be great when it comes to multi-channel surround sound, but unfortunately, it falters in terms of compatibility. Check out our guide on how to convert WMA files to MP3 via web-based or desktop methods. The post WMA is popular, but y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Some Of The Pentagon"s Critical Infrastructure Still Runs Windows 95 And 98

SmartAboutThings writes: The Pentagon is set to complete its Windows 10 transition by the end of this year, but nearly 75% of its control system devices still run Windows XP or other older versions, including Windows 95 and 98. A Pentagon official no.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Amazon Sees Echo and Alexa as Its Biggest Opportunity

Without revealing specifics, Amazon executives Thursday offered the biggest clue yet that Amazon Echo products are kind of a big deal. In a conference call with analysts highlighting its first-quarter results, Amazon specifically called out its voice.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Tribeca Film Festival is ground zero for these pioneering VR experiences

The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival had a bigger showing of VR experiences this year than ever before, featuring 29 VR installations and experiences. Here are our five favorites. The post Tribeca Film Festival is ground zero for these pioneering VR experi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

First the Galaxy Note 7, now the Fitbit — wearable device explodes on customer’s arm

Fitness wearables are meant to keep you healthy, not send you to the hospital. But alas, it would appear that a Fitbit has failed in its duties, as a woman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin alleged that her wearable exploded on her wrist. The post First the Ga.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

New 2017 iPad Review: Apple Offers a Budget Tablet

New 2017 iPad Review: Apple Offers a Budget Tablet is a post by Kevin Purcell from Gotta Be Mobile. Apple’s new 9.7-inch 2017 iPad doesn’t come with a lot of surprises except for one, the $329 price tag Apple gave the 32GB model. It now c.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Headline trauma: Making excuses for Microsoft

Anytime Microsoft has a bad quarter it’s a great time to practice your creative writing skills.Writing for the very nice people and day trading aficionados and charming contrarians and alien face-huggers at Business Insider, Matt Weinberger has.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Amonkhet review: A gleaming Egyptian city where humans are fattened for slaughter

The latest Magic set has a dark secret that will soon arrive and kill everything. ©2017 Wizards of the Coast LLC in the USA & other countries. Illustration by Sam Burley......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: IT Security in Australia, 2017

"2016 has been a record high when it comes to breaches at both the global and local levels, which is pushing Australian organisations to gain awareness on their assets, the risks to which they are exposed to, as well as on how to mitigate the loss of.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017