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08/20/2019

The Galaxy Book S stole the show. Can it steal market share? Taking Snapdragon laptops to new heights, Samsung's surprise announcement fits well with the Note 10's message of mobile productivity. But the laptop also takes its place among categories where the giant is a long way from market leadership....
01:17, 08/17/2019

This new smartphone OS lives in the cloud The makers of the Puffin browser have applied their cloud expertise to a new operating system that it claims will outperform Android on low-end hardware, but its fee structure could be a deal-breaker for the next billion....
01:17, 08/17/2019

Back to school: Best laptops for students As the new semester rolls around, students will need to secure a laptop for their everyday needs and studies. Here are some of the best laptops on offer....
17:51, 08/16/2019

How much does your smart speaker cost to run? We're leaving more and more devices plugged in 24/7, all silently consuming power while they wait to do our bidding. But how much power are they using?...
23:17, 08/12/2019

To 5G or not to 5G? Galaxy Note 10 delivers 'extremely capable upgrade' for business users Samsung just announced its Galaxy Note series update with the Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. Expected internal updates were made, along with improvements to the S Pen capability and camera functionality....
17:34, 08/08/2019

Samsung Unpacked 2019 in pictures: Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Book S, and surprise guests Samsung Unpacked 2019 was filled product reveals like the Galaxy Note 10, a redesigned S Pen, and a new ultra-thin, cellular-connected laptop called the Galaxy Book S, as well as surprise guests like Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Qualcomm CEO Steve...
17:34, 08/08/2019

Photos: Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ Samsung is aiming the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ at business buyers with features like an improved DeX experience, better integration with Microsoft Office and OneDrive, as well as the new S Pen and eventual 5G support....
17:34, 08/08/2019

Oppo Reno 10x Zoom review: An affordable alternative to leading flagship smartphones The Reno 10x Zoom offers excellent value for money: performance and battery life are good, and the industrial design is both eye-catching and robust. There's no IP rating, and wireless charging isn't supported, but we have little else to complain abo...
11:00, 08/08/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G: Why the hell should I pay $1,300 for minimal futureproofing? Yes, Samsung is out early with 5G devices, but the give and take with carriers mean there will be early adopter challenges. The most galling thing is that you have to pay a premium for the privilege of being a 5G guinea pig....
09:34, 08/08/2019

Galaxy Note 10: Two sizes so Samsung can expand beyond productivity loyalists At its core the Samsung Note 10 is a business and productivity device and even a mobile computing platform, but a smaller version aims to reach consumers, enterprise buying programs and more creative pros....
09:34, 08/08/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10: 5 big questions to answer before you buy Samsung has launched its Galaxy Note 10 lineup and the buying decision has a few nuances to consider. Welcome to that in-between year between 4G and 5G....
09:34, 08/08/2019

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6: A cheat sheet Samsung's latest tablet is built to compete with high-end devices like the iPad Pro. Here's what business professionals need to know about the Galaxy Tab S6....
22:34, 08/07/2019

Seagate leads in disk drive deployments, failures in Backblaze report Cloud storage company Backblaze offers a great deal of transparency into their deployments. Here's what you need to know before buying your next hard drive....
00:34, 08/07/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Unpacked event: How to watch and what to expect On Aug. 7, Samsung will host an Unpacked event in New York to announce the Galaxy Note 10. Here's how to watch it, plus everything we think will be announced during the show....
20:00, 08/05/2019

Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro (2019): A welcome update for the most affordable MacBook Pro The new entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro delivers better value for money than its Touch Bar-less predecessor, offering strong battery life and lightweight design for business users who need a speedy but portable workhorse laptop....
16:00, 08/05/2019

Want 1.5TB of RAM in your PC? It will cost you! It might seem insane, but there are certain situations where having 1.5TB of RAM might be useful (and no, it isn't so you can have a few Google Chrome tabs open!)....
13:34, 08/04/2019

Build your own IT pro toolbox If you're in the business of repairing PCs, smartphones, or tablets, then you need the right tools to help you get the job done in a fast, efficient, and safe way. Here are a selection of tools that you need that will make your job -- and life -- eas...
14:34, 08/03/2019

How to get the longest life out of your battery (and help prevent it from bursting into flames) We're surrounded by countless devices that each contain a rechargeable battery, and those batteries generally go unnoticed unless they stop working or do something more spectacular like burst into flames. Here's how to get the longest -- and safest ...
10:00, 08/03/2019

In TV streaming race, a new product thinks out of the box Dabby mashes up elements of a tablet, Chromecast, and the Echo Cube. But its creators hope that a finely tuned knowledge of content will help it compete against streaming box giants....
21:34, 08/02/2019

Here's how to replace the battery in your MacBook or MacBook Pro Is the battery in your MacBook or MacBook Pro getting old? Is the battery no longer making it through the day? Why not have a go at replacing the battery....
17:34, 08/01/2019

Stratasys' MakerBot launches Method X, a 3D printing workstation The Method X is designed to produce manufacturing grade parts with ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) material, a 100 degree Celsius chamber and Stratasys SR-30 soluble supports....
17:34, 08/01/2019

Sennheiser MB 360 UC, hands on: A Bluetooth headset for multiple use cases Sennheiser's MB 360 UC scores highly on audio quality and battery life is good, but some users may have wearability and usability issues, so try before you buy....
22:00, 07/31/2019

5G smartphones: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide covers plans from leading smartphone vendors as the industry begins wide deployment of 5G mobile networks and devices that leverage them....
10:00, 07/31/2019

Hands-on review: Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 Dell's Latitude 7400 2-in-1 tries to deliver a little bit of everything for every potential use case, resulting in a 14-inch ultraportable with a 360-degree hinge, with active stylus input....
10:00, 07/31/2019

LG's Q2 profit drops due to low OLED and mobile sales LG's second quarter profit saw a 15.4% decline from lower TV profits and sales and losses from mobile, but overall sales increased 4.1% thanks to record sales from its home appliances business....
11:34, 07/30/2019

Nvidia announces 10 new RTX Studio laptops and mobile workstations Also, as Nvidia's ray tracing technology gains traction in a variety of industries, major ISVs are debuting new applications with support for RTX technology....
15:34, 07/29/2019

Synology announces new FlashStation and DiskStation models for all-flash arrays Two new rack-able FlashStation models and a much-needed successor to the RS18017xs+ are solid options for the enterprise, while prosumer-focused DS620slim provides headroom for six 2.5" SATA drives....
21:17, 07/26/2019

Slug slime to hexagonal frying pans: How design inspiration can come from unexpected places You don't need an iconic design guru like Jony Ive to come up with all the design ideas, but you do need to be prepared to take a new look at things and make the most of the materials available....
17:17, 07/23/2019

Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro (2019) review: 8-core power and portability, at a price Processor and graphics upgrades make this Apple's fastest MacBook Pro yet; and although they're expensive, high-end configurations deliver good value for money....
17:17, 07/23/2019

LG's OLED TV strategy needs to change or face mobile's plight LG's second quarter profit has been hit hard by declines in OLED TV sales and rival Samsung's QLED onslaught. It's time for LG to drop its over-confidence and pursue a more aggressive pricing model and better warranties for its OLED TVs....
03:17, 07/22/2019

How to shop with Alexa and get early access to deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping on Amazon....
22:00, 07/17/2019

Tech news roundup: Amazon Prime Day and the highest-rated workplaces of 2019 This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet stories include a breach of Sprint customers' data, notes from the Duo Security 2019 access report, and how execs are taking charge of digital transformation plans....
19:17, 07/17/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: How to use Alexa to find the best deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping on Amazon....
22:00, 07/16/2019

PC shipments grew in Q2, fueled by tariff concerns and Windows 7 migrations End of extended support for Windows 7 is just six months away, giving a modest boost to the PC market, though concern over potential tariffs sent shipments higher....
00:17, 07/13/2019

Raspberry Pi 4 Model B and Raspbian Buster: How to set up your board With all the necessary hardware in hand, I'm ready to try out the new Raspberry Pi 4 Model B, and the latest version of the Raspbian operating system. Here are my experiences so far....
14:34, 07/12/2019

HP: Product design must reflect rapid Asian urbanisation, changing demographics Asia's growing population needs to have a bigger voice in the global development of new products, which also will need to cater to the region's increasingly young workforce and change in consumption from transactions to subscriptions....
05:51, 07/12/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: The business strategy behind the sale ZDNet's Larry Dignan explains that, yes, Amazon Prime Day is a big shopping bonanza for 48 hours, but there are some business perks that come with launching one of the e-commerce giant's biggest events....
20:17, 07/11/2019

Epson just announced the perfect business notebook, but good luck trying to buy one The 13.3" Epson Endeavor NA520E offers swappable batteries, field-replaceable RAM and SSDs, a wealth of ports, thin bezels, and durability without being a tank. But you'll have to buy it in Japan....
18:17, 07/10/2019

Magic Leap jumps from office collaboration to smart cities Magic Leap aims to combine the AR worlds of ubiquitous Glass-like cues and HoloLens-like rich visuals in a bid to build a digital overlay onto our cities. For now, its demos show span entertainment and collaboration....
16:00, 07/09/2019

Building the ultimate cable organizer Mixing CAD, 3D printing, some basic woodworking, and the self-discipline to throw out obsolete cables, David Gewirtz takes you through the process of building the ultimate cable organizer and his tried and true seven-step system for organizing cables...
22:00, 07/08/2019

Samsung Q2 profit falls 56% from chip downturn Samsung is expecting operating profits of 6.5 trillion won for the second quarter, a drop of 56% from 14.87 trillion won a year ago caused by the downturn in its memory semiconductor business....
04:00, 07/05/2019

Developers: How PINE64 is creating a community to compete with Raspberry Pi's PINE64 is on a social mission to make device ecosystems that developers can collaborate on. TechRepublic interviewed PINE64's Lukasz Erecinski about the company's philosophy toward open source....
20:00, 07/04/2019

Chuwi MiniBook review: A small and almost perfectly formed 8-inch UMPC If you generally use your laptop in standalone mode, the MiniBook's diminutive screen and keyboard may leave you wishing you were using a larger device. But that didn't happen to me as often as I thought it would....
16:34, 07/04/2019

Must-have accessory for all MacBook owners I'm not a big fan when it comes to dongles and hubs for laptops, but this accessory is perfect for anyone with a MacBook or Windows laptop equipped with only USB-C ports....
14:51, 07/03/2019

Best Raspberry Pi alternatives (Best of 2019) Looking for single board computers? Here is a fantastic selection of single board computers suitable for a variety of projects, from basic homebrew builds all the way to advanced applications such as automation, and even AI and ML, with prices rangin...
19:17, 07/02/2019

Best Android smartphones (July 2019) If you are in the market for a new Android smartphone, here are a selection that offer a level of power and performance that would give the iPhone a run for its money....
14:00, 07/02/2019

The tech that changed us: 50 years of breakthroughs Technology can transform us, in good ways and bad. Do you recall the single most influential tech innovation from the year you graduated high school? We do....
17:51, 06/29/2019

Technology that changed us: The 1970s, from Pong to Apollo In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad....
22:17, 06/28/2019

Technology that changed us: The 2010s, from Amazon Echo to Pokémon Go In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad. (Previously: The 2000s)...
14:51, 06/28/2019

Increasing storage densities require aggressive software management to maintain performance Denser QLC NAND offers a limited number of write cycles compared to TLC and MLC NAND, while SMR drives offer increased densities for platter hard drives....
19:17, 06/27/2019

Orbit B-hyve Sprinkler Timer review: Affordable, powerful smart watering controller While we all love green grass and healthy gardens, we are also cognizant of water restrictions and limited water supplies. The Orbit B-hyve Sprinkler Timer provides control for your home and business through your smartphone and on the controller itse...
17:51, 06/27/2019

DJI unveils plans to start assembling drones in US amid security concerns The world’s largest consumer drone maker also rebutted security concerns on its products, saying it does not collect customer data or send it back to China....
09:17, 06/26/2019

Low-cost Raspberry Pi 4 cluster handles record web traffic for Pi 4 launch The ISP that hosts the official Raspberry Pi website created an 18-board Pi 4 cluster to host much of the site -- demonstrating the board's potential to break into the server market....
00:34, 06/26/2019

Raspberry Pi 4: This thing is a PC, says board's creator Eben Upton In this Q&A, Eben Upton talks about what the new Raspberry Pi 4 makes possible, whether Windows will be coming to the Raspberry Pi, and future plans for the board....
15:34, 06/24/2019

Apple says go to Best Buy for repairs. A Best Buy salesman gave me the bad news Apple says it has expanded its authorized service network to 1,000 Best Buy stores. A visit to a Best Buy, however, reveals some of the catches. They're quite big....
15:51, 06/23/2019

How much higher could proposed tariffs against China push laptop prices? A new report claims that the Trump administration's latest tariff proposal on goods imported from China could raise prices on new laptops by 17 percent in the U.S. On average the report finds that a new laptop would cost $120 more if the tariffs go i...
02:00, 06/23/2019

Lenovo ThinkPad X390 review: Solid, compact and travel-ready With optional LTE broadband available, the 13.3-inch ThinkPad X390 will appeal to mobile professionals. All-day battery life is feasible, but Lenovo's claimed two-day figure may be a stretch....
15:00, 06/21/2019

Apple's ground game versus Google's long game As Android has failed to expand far beyond smartphones, Apple has fortified a device ecosystem around pillars of related operating systems. Google sees AI as its wrecking ball....
20:34, 06/17/2019

Muse 2: The brain-sensing headband designed to help you relax The Muse 2 is a multi-sensor meditation device that can read your brainwaves in real time and offer you useful feedback to improve your meditation skills and become more relaxed....
16:51, 06/16/2019

Muse 2: The gadget that can read your mind (yes, really) The Muse 2 is a multi-sensor meditation device that can read your brainwaves in real time and offer you useful feedback to improve your meditation skills and become more relaxed....
16:51, 06/16/2019

Iridium GO! Off The Grid Package Off the Grid Package includes: Iridium GO, travel bag, solar charger, 2 batteries, SatStation desktop charger, AC travel charger with international adapters, DC car charger, USB data cable protective cover, user manual, quick start guide, and CD-ROM ...
11:17, 06/15/2019

Iridium GO! Turn any smartphone into a satellite phone with internet access If you're planning to go off the grid over the summer, here's how you can still get access to phonecalls, text, and internet by accessing the Iridium satellite network....
11:17, 06/15/2019

Build your own $20,000 Windows 10 workstation Got a few tens of thousands of dollars burning a hole in your pocket? Here is a high-performance Windows 10 workstation that will be able to chew through any job you throw at it....
22:17, 06/14/2019

Tech news roundup: Cisco Live, Samsung A-series, and Salesforce acquires Tableau This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the current state of 5G deployment, the severity of fake emails, and Cisco's quest for multi-cloud connectivity....
22:51, 06/12/2019

Father's Day 2019: Cool tech and gadgets for dad Dad's big day is coming up, and finding just the right gift can be a tough job. Here are some of the coolest gadgets for Father's Day, whether it's for the outdoorsy dad, the techie dad, or the foodie dad....
06:51, 06/12/2019

How to make your iPhone battery last all day If you use your iPhone a lot then you'll be used to watching that battery meter go down... and down... and down. Here are a few tricks that I use to make my iPhone's battery last all day....
12:17, 06/11/2019

5G network deployments stymied by Huawei ban as other firms scramble to fill the void Huawei's 5G equipment "leads the pack," but its "major problem is that you can't succeed in markets if governments bar you from competing in them," according to a GlobalData report....
21:00, 06/07/2019

10 perfectly good monitors that cost less than the Apple Pro Stand Apple's Pro Display XDR unveiling was dragged down by the announcement of a proprietary $999 stand, sold separately. Here's 10 alternatives for those who won't stand for this pricing model....
17:51, 06/07/2019

How much will 1.5TB of RAM for your Mac Pro actually cost? Apple's new Mac Pro has the capability for a whopping 1.5TB of RAM. But a lot of people have no idea how much this amount of RAM would cost. Let me tell you, but you'd better take a seat....
12:34, 06/06/2019

Tech news roundup: WWDC, dangerous employees, and prescriptive analytics This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include highlights from WWDC, a warning to employers regarding employee security, and what you need to know about prescriptive analytics....
22:17, 06/05/2019

The dark side of the WWDC 2019 keynote It's easy to be distracted by all the shiny new stuff. But peel that away and what we actually got at WWDC 2019 keynote was mostly irrelevant and niche stuff....
12:51, 06/05/2019

macOS Catalina: Will your Mac run it? Will your existing Mac run the new macOS Catalina upgrade which is due out this fall, or has the time come to give Apple a huge chunk of cash for a new Mac?...
21:17, 06/04/2019

Will iPadOS transform the iPad into a MacBook replacement? iPadOS adds a great deal more versatility to the iPad's already extensive feature set, but will it make a compelling laptop replacement for professionals?...
19:51, 06/04/2019

Apple Watch Series 4: Cheat sheet The Apple Watch Series 4 includes a 30% larger screen, an updated UI, and a number of business-friendly and health features, including the ability to take an ECG....
19:51, 06/04/2019

Apple's new Mac Pro: You win some, you lose some. But mostly, you win Did Apple go terribly wrong with the new Mac Pro? We look at our previous concerns and explore how they stand up to Apple's announcement of new high-end hardware at WWDC....
13:34, 06/04/2019

WWDC 2019: Everything Apple announced and what really matters to business TechRepublic's Karen Roby and Bill Detwiler break down the important news from Apple's 2019 WWDC, but more importantly, they discuss why certain applications are important to business users....
01:00, 06/04/2019

Apple products you should and shouldn't buy: June 2019 edition Apple products are expensive, so it makes sense to avoid buying anything that's nearing the end of its lifecycle, or when you can buy something of equivalent quality from another vendor. Here is a list of the items you are best avoiding....
17:17, 06/03/2019

Arlo Ultra review: Arlo's flagship security camera targets business users With 4K video support, enhanced night vision and a built-in spotlight, the Arlo Ultra is one of the most advanced and versatile security cameras currently available....
17:17, 06/03/2019

What does Arm's new N1 architecture mean for Windows servers? Whether it's Windows Enterprise or a specialised IoT version of Windows Server, Windows on Arm is going to be an option for industrial and edge computing....
16:51, 06/03/2019

Alienware redesigns m15, m17 gaming laptops, adds ninth-generation Intel Core processors The updated notebooks are the thinnest and lightest 15-inch and 17-inch portables Dell's gaming arm has ever produced, while still offering advanced features like eye-tracking technology and OLED display options....
09:34, 06/02/2019

Is it possible to leave the Apple ecosystem? TechRepublic's Karen Roby asks ZDNet's Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani if it's feasible to happily leave the Apple ecosystem after being invested in their products....
22:34, 05/31/2019

PCI Express 5.0 finalized, but 4.0-compatible hardware is only now shipping The PCI Express standard stagnated after the release of PCI Express 3.0 in 2010. Major speed improvements are coming to PCI Express in the near future....
20:00, 05/31/2019

Lenovo's Motorola launches the Moto Z4 with value price, strong specs and business potential In the Android market, the real action is in lower priced phones that are adding features to compete with Samsung's premium devices. Motorola's Moto Z4 ups the ante as a bring your own device contender....
16:34, 05/30/2019

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attractive price....
14:34, 05/30/2019

Apple already the No. 3 smart glasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite expect Apple to be cited as a player even though it doesn't have a product....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Netgear Nighthawk AX12: Next-gen wi-fi routers promise greater speed and reliability for the IoT It's still early days for the Wi-Fi 6 standard, but products based on the Draft 3.0 version are now available, including Netgear's Nighthawk AX range....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Intel and AMD announce new CPUs at Computex 2019 Intel and AMD presented new processors that will make their way into upcoming computers. Karen Roby and James Sanders discuss the next generation of CPUs....
10:51, 05/29/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 review: A surprise mid-range contender with a clever flip camera Asus deserves to have a success with the ZenFone 6. Long battery life, a configurable Smart Key, useful tweaks to Android and a clever camera system combine to make this a very impressive mid-range smartphone....
16:34, 05/28/2019

Hardware and software vendors continue to flee Huawei following blacklisting Just over one week after an executive order prohibiting US companies from selling products to Huawei, the world's third largest smartphone manufacturer finds itself with few friends....
21:17, 05/23/2019

Arm suspends cooperation with Huawei, endangering mobile and server business UK-based Arm Holdings has issued a memo to staff indicating it must stop working with Chinese equipment manufacturer Huawei, following a US trade dispute....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Sony Mobile effectively exiting US market amid slowing sales of smartphones Sony's new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida calls the loss-making division "indispensable," though half-hearted efforts in the US and struggles in carrier partnerships made Sony a minority player stateside....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Walmart to take on Amazon Fire with trio of cheap Android tablets The new devices, which include a $64 8-inch and $79 10.1-inch slate and a $99 10.1-inch model with detachable keyboard, go on sale this week under the company's Onn electronics brand....
04:51, 05/22/2019

Apple offers free keyboard replacement program for MacBook, MacBook Pro, refreshes MacBook Pro lineup Apple's move to offer free keyboard replacements on MacBooks and prioritization on repairs amounts to some insurance for customers' collective piece of mind....
00:17, 05/22/2019

Huawei's "plan B" smartphone OS: What it needs to succeed Component manufacturers around the world are cutting off Huawei following an executive order signed by President Trump. As a result, Huawei's contingency plan may see the light of day....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Photos: Atari, Unix, ENIAC, and more from Vintage Computer Festival East 2019 Unix co-inventor Ken Thompson and Atari hardware engineer Joe Decuir were the keynote speakers at the Vintage Computer Festival East 2019. See photos of cool vintage tech on display at the event....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Garmin Forerunner 945 review: Music, mapping, payments, pulse, and incident detection The Garmin 935 was the premier running and triathlon watch two years ago, but its successor improves in nearly every aspect to even beat out last years Fenix sports watch models. It's the ultimate multi-sport watch and sets the bar for all others....
23:00, 05/17/2019

How tough are Apple's MacBook Pro laptops? This is a question I get asked a lot. As it turns out, I got the opportunity the other day to find out just how tough they are. And the answer is, they're pretty rugged....
15:17, 05/17/2019

Sprint HTC 5G Hub available on May 31: Fast speeds on an Android-powered media center 5G networks are starting to go live and one of the first ways to experience this on Sprint is with the new HTC 5G Hub. It offers an Android media device with long battery life, connectivity for up to 20 devices, and VPN configuration for your small b...
00:00, 05/17/2019

MDS vulnerabilities lead Chrome OS 74 to disable hyper-threading Hyper-Threading, Intel's implementation of symmetric multithreading (SMT) can be exploited using the newly-disclosed MDS vulnerabilities, like Fallout and ZombieLoad....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Quantum computing is not a cure-all for business computing challenges Quantum computing shows promise for specific industries, though business applications that rely on classical concepts are a poor fit for quantum systems....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Why MDS vulnerabilities present a threat as serious as Spectre and Meltdown Microarchitectural Data Sampling are CPU side-channel vulnerabilities that allow attackers to view in-flight data from CPU-internal buffers. Learn more about MDS attacks in this comprehensive guide....
20:34, 05/15/2019

Spectre and Meltdown explained: A comprehensive guide for professionals Staying up to date on Spectre and Meltdown can be challenging. This guide includes in-depth explanations about these uniquely dangerous security vulnerabilities and the best mitigation solutions....
20:34, 05/15/2019

Huawei P30 Lite review: Attractive and affordable, with excellent cameras With the P30 Lite, Huawei has favoured smart industrial design and a triple camera system over screen technology and battery capacity. If you're happy with these trade-offs, it's a good buy....
13:51, 05/15/2019

E-Ink tablets go far beyond the e-reader to offer outdoor productivity While the iPad doesn't have much to fear, a new generation of E-ink-based tablets and smartphones are offering superior outdoor readability, long battery life, and reduced eye strain....
00:17, 05/15/2019

Vaio SX14 review: Under new management, Vaio laptops live again The Vaio SX14 offers a slim, lightweight design and strong performance, along with a wide range of connectivity features. Battery life leaves room for improvement though....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Samsung receives safety certificate for car semiconductors Samsung has received the ISO 26262 Certification from TUV Rheinland for functional safety in its product development process for automotive semiconductors....
06:51, 05/13/2019

Best Raspberry Pi alternatives Fantastic selection of single board computers suitable for a variety of projects, from basic homebrew builds all the way to advanced applications such as automation, and even AI and ML, with prices ranging from around $10 to over $250....
10:17, 05/11/2019

Has your iPhone or iPad stopped charging? Check this first! Has your iPhone or iPad suddenly and unexpectedly stopped charging? Or has charging become slow, or is charging intermittent even though the cable is plugged in and the charger is working? Here's what you should check first!...
15:34, 05/10/2019

Photos: Graduate gift guide for 2019 Tech-savvy gifts are always a favorite of new grads. This roundup includes everything from wireless earphones to Bluetooth speakers and security devices....
22:17, 05/09/2019

Garmin unveils 2019 Dash Cam lineup and Dash Cam Mini: Providing incident detection and driver alerts As more and more distracted drivers take on responsible drivers, dashboard cameras are a rather inexpensive method to help alert you to poor drivers and capture evidence during an incident....
17:51, 05/09/2019

Google Pixel 3: Cheat sheet The Pixel 3 is one of Google's premium flagship smartphones. Here are the most important details that professionals need to know about the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 3a XL....
12:00, 05/09/2019

Google Pixel 3a specs, price, and features have near-perfect timing given 4G to 5G transition Google Pixel 3a doesn't have everything, but it does have some real value packed into a $399 starting price. Look for value smartphones to gain traction, especially as tech buyers play wait-and-see with 5G....
02:34, 05/08/2019

Google's Pixel 3a's specs, price, features have near-perfect timing given 4G to 5G transition Google's Pixel 3a doesn't have everything, but it does have some real value packed into a $399 starting price. Look for value smartphones to gain traction as tech buyers play wait-and-see with 5G....
23:51, 05/07/2019

10 super sweet laptops that come with Linux pre-installed If you're a Windows user, there's tremendous choice when it comes to laptops. And sure, you can install Linux. But if you want to buy a laptop with Linux pre-installed and supported by the vendor, this is the list for you....
16:34, 05/06/2019

Photos: The best gifts for Mother's Day 2019 It's easy to find the perfect gift for mom with our gift guide. How about Game of Thrones insulated wine glasses? There's also a medical alert smartwatch and a smart air quality monitor....
09:34, 05/04/2019

The best tech-focused Mother's Day gifts Here's a roundup of great tech gifts for Mother's Day this year. There's everything from insulated Game of Thrones wine tumblers to true wireless earbuds and a stylish Kate Spade smartwatch....
09:34, 05/04/2019

The best Mother's Day gifts for 2019 Here's a roundup of great tech gifts for Mother's Day this year. There's everything from insulated wine tumblers for the Game of Thrones mom and the ideal wireless earbuds for the fitness-focused mom to the perfect smartwatch for the stylish mom....
21:17, 05/03/2019

Fun and functional Raspberry Pi accessories One of the awesome things about the Raspberry Pi ecosystem is that it is so hugely popular that there are literally thousands of hardware accessories out there available -- along with the associated code and drivers -- to allow you to take your board...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Apple's silver linings are not enough to offset the storms It wasn't hard for Apple to not disappoint Wall Street with expectations as low as they were, but it's clear that Apple is putting a brave face on what was another rough quarter....
02:00, 05/01/2019

The importance of wireless ISPs in the age of 5G 5G networks require more base stations than previous LTE networks, making deployment in suburban and rural communities costly. WISPs provide in remote locations using unlicensed spectrum bands....
00:17, 05/01/2019

Atom-powered $34 Atomic Pi: A music-friendly SBC for creators that runs Windows 10 The Atomic Pi is a full-featured SBC with unique features including a secondary audio output that can be used to drive two 5W speakers, and a 9-axis navigation sensor....
18:17, 04/29/2019

AT&T offers 17.3-inch Samsung Galaxy View 2 Android tablet as portable DirecTV viewing device If watching TV on the go via your smartphone just isn't enough, you can haul around this massive tablet for $37 per month added to your wireless bill....
04:00, 04/29/2019

Weed tech: Vapes, pipes, apps, and more marijuana gadgets and accessories Looking to buy a premium vape? Want to find more information about a particular strain? Interested in automating your grow operation? You've come to the right place. We've rounded up the best of the best -- devices that help you consume marijuana and...
23:17, 04/28/2019

How to quickly and securely wipe your data off almost any device If you have any sensitive data at all -- and these days who doesn't? -- at some point you are going to need to find a way to securely wipe it. It's a fact of life. Here's a quick guide to securely wiping data off iPhones, iPads, Android devices, hard...
23:17, 04/28/2019

Ultimate Ears myBOOM 3 speaker hands-on: Thousands of ways to customize an outstanding audio experience While digital assistant speakers are all the rage today, having a great sounding portable speaker provides a better audio experience without having to worry about big companies listening to all of your conversations....
23:17, 04/28/2019

LG G8 ThinQ first look review: Despite silly gimmicks, it's an affordable flagship worth considering The LG G8 ThinQ looks a lot like last year's G7 with some minor updates and a couple gimmicky unreliable functions. However, it is an affordable flagship at $620 and offers most of what we see on the more expensive Samsung Galaxy S10....
23:17, 04/28/2019

Asus VivoBook 15 X512 review: Compact and colourful, but screen and keyboard disappoint This slim-bezel ultrabook benefits from a clever screen hinge, a separate number pad and decent battery life, but the screen and keyboard could be better, while the USB 2.0 ports need upgrading....
23:17, 04/28/2019

Wi-Fi is not actually bad for your health, scientists say Electronics have used the 2.4 and 5 GHz spectrum for years. These are not harmful, nor is any property unique to Wi-Fi harmful, according to new scientific evidence....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Galaxy Fold: The issues and the 'fix' ZDNet's Adrian Kingsley-Hughes sits down with TechRepublic's Karen Roby to talk about all of the issues with the latest Galaxy foldable phone and what Samsung is doing to solve these problems....
18:34, 04/28/2019