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2 days ago
Springtime is a chance to clean your house and its contents thoroughly, but it's easy to forget about cleaning your data. Picture each device you and your family own as a messy drawer, cabinet, wardrobe, closet, or room... that's locked. Now, if you're already trembling with anticipation, fear not. We'll help you get your life back on track with these tips about devices, storage, and you. The...
2 days ago
It’s not easy being a gamer these days. There are multiple systems to choose from, each having its own special features and incentives, leaving you scratching your head with a tight grip on your wallet. However, there’s one platform that we all use and can’t escape from, and that’s the computer. For serious PC gamers,...
3 days ago
Not all Wi-Fi is created equal. When it comes to streaming 4K multimedia content, online gaming, and transferring large files, you want a router with the horsepower to perform all these tasks simultaneously. That’s where the...
3 days ago
At its annual I/O developer conference this week, Google unveiled a new feature for Android, the aptly named Instant Apps. This new breed of software app allows users to enjoy an app experience without having to download anything from the Play Store. Simply tap a link and you’ll be able to access everything you need to complete a certain application task, minus the lengthy wait time.   The idea...
4 days ago
I hate dirty things. Dirty dishes—hate ’em. Dirty laundry? Ewww. Dirty politicians? Have you ever heard of clean politicians? But there’s some dirt you can take care of and, for that, there’s no excuse but to clean it up. But cleaning dirty electronics is a completely different ballgame. You invest a lot of money in your smartphones, tablets, and TVs—cleaning them is sometimes as tricky as a...
5 days ago
Do not be scared when gazing upon the Talon AD7200 from TP-Link, because it is here to change the way you interact with your wireless network. With its eight high-power antennas, the...
6 days ago
A couple of months ago, I decided that my TV screen, a 55" Vizio E-Series flat screen, needed some maintenance. I play a lot of video games, and it was slightly unsettling to chase players down in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 with these great swaths of dust littering my field of vision. Seriously, it was like watching a battle take place inside an Australian dust storm. When I had finally had enough...
1 week ago
Many of us own devices with a USB Type A port. They're often seen in laptops, desktops, and peripherals since they are pretty much required for any kind of computing. However, with the push of USB Type C devices, the game has changed. With the Type C interface, you’ll no longer have to struggle with plugging in cables, because the Type C has a reversible connector—so there’s no wrong way to plug...
1 week ago
Virtual reality is already here and knocking on our doors but, to experience all that it has to offer, you’re going to need a powerful graphics card to drive it. And that’s what NVIDIA has promised with its new release of the GeForce GTX 1080. This graphics card is based on the Pascal...
1 week ago
You have to start small, with disruptive technology. You set the groundwork and build upon it. Allumette, an animated VR short from Penrose Studios, which premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, is a perfect example of this. Allumette is, to understate it, a huge step forward in narrative storytelling, but the story that it tells is a fairly simple one. It takes place primarily in a single...
1 week ago
Continuously upgrade and advance together with the Maker community using the open-source Flashforge Creator Pro 3D Printer. Open source makes the Creator Pro a 3D...
1 week ago
One of the big lessons you learn working in VR is that you shouldn’t make assumptions. Whether you’re working for it artistically or designing for it, it really does end up confounding you.” Eugene Chung is two things: He’s a creative type pioneering an entirely new way of telling stories, and he’s a Tech Startup Founder & CEO in Silicon Valley. Chung is the writer and director of Allumette,...
2 weeks ago
Maximize your Wi-Fi connectivity with the MAX-Stream line of networking equipment from Linksys. Whether browsing the Web, sending emails, or gaming, Linksys has the router to suit your needs. Choose between the dual-band...
2 weeks ago
Have you ever wanted to create your own app or game? Well now you can. With the recent release of VR headsets and content, VR is here and it’s a technology that’s poised to shake things up. The...
2 weeks ago
Pssst. Hey buddy. No, you. Yeah, you. I hear you need a surveillance system. Just so happens, I got a surveillance system for you. But these are stripped down. They need hard drives. Surveillance system without a hard drive? That’s like buying a car with no engine. You’ve got to have hard drives. You’ve got to have storage. Buying a surveillance system doesn’t have to be a shady deal, as long as...

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