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13:23, 2019-06-16

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 a...
10:34, 2019-06-15

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 thr...
19:17, 2019-06-14

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware ...
16:51, 2019-06-12

A first look at two SLA 3D printers (TL;DR: They're goopy) When most people think about 3D printers, they're really thinking about the kind that use filament. But there's another type, called SLA, that uses a...
16:51, 2019-06-12

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 tough. Here are some of the coolest gadgets for Father's Day, whether it's for the...
08:17, 2019-06-12

USB 3 and USB-C devices can cause problems with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections, but there's a solution USB 3 and USB-C devices are everywhere, and they offer a great speed boost for peripherals and storage devices. But there's a possible downside that ...
20:34, 2019-06-11

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 ...
13:51, 2019-06-11

5 reasons I'm not sorry I bought my Mac mini and didn't wait for the new Mac Pro Finally, there's a Mac Pro that's the new hotness. David Gewirtz wanted one, but couldn't wait. Instead, he bought a Mac mini last fall. Does he regr...
14:51, 2019-06-10

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," a...
00:00, 2019-06-08

iPad Pro vs Surface Pro 6: Can a tablet-laptop hybrid really replace your portable PC? Apple and Microsoft have followed different paths, but their latest laptop replacements are strikingly similar. Can either one succeed as your next m...
20:34, 2019-06-07

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...
17:17, 2019-06-07

Best Raspberry Pi alternatives (June 2019 edition) Fantastic selection of single board computers suitable for a variety of projects, from basic homebrew builds all the way to advanced applications suc...
10:34, 2019-06-07

How iOS 13 will make your battery last longer, but only if you have a newer, higher-priced iPhone There's one feature built into iOS 13 that will help make your iPhone's battery last longer. But the catch is that you'll need a newer, higher-priced...
17:34, 2019-06-06

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 t...
12:51, 2019-06-06

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 n...
22:34, 2019-06-04

iOS 13 and iPadOS: Will your iPhone or iPad run it? Will your existing iPhone or iPad run the new iOS 13 and iPadOS upgrades, due out this fall, or has the time come to give Apple a huge chunk of cash ...
22:34, 2019-06-04

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-...
14:51, 2019-06-04

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 appl...
11:51, 2019-06-04

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 eq...
23:34, 2019-06-03

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 compu...
17:34, 2019-06-03

Why HPE sees memory-driven computing as an answer to Moore's Law Purpose-built computing accelerators are being developed to gain higher performance, though memory-driven computing can be used to accelerate the acc...
17:34, 2019-06-03

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 futur...
22:00, 2019-05-31

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 attrac...
16:17, 2019-05-30

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 ...
16:17, 2019-05-30

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 ...
09:51, 2019-05-30

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...
18:51, 2019-05-29

Tools and tunes: 14 unique, geeky, affordable Father's Day gifts for 2019 Our theme this year is tools and tunes. We've got cool tools and rockin' audio gear that any dad is sure to love (and that you can't find at your loc...
18:51, 2019-05-29

Cracking Open the Roomba 980 robot vacuum We crack open the Roomba 980 for a look at the tech that makes this cloud-connected cleaner iRobot's most significant robot vacuum since the original...
06:17, 2019-05-29

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 ...
02:34, 2019-05-29

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 ...
17:34, 2019-05-28

Apple already the No. 3 smartglasses 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 ...
20:01, 2019-05-24

HP's Q2 revenue remains flat with drop in PC units and printers sold While sales of desktop units were up slightly year-over-year, HP still saw an overall drop in the number of PCs sold due to the decline in Notebooks ...
00:00, 2019-05-24

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 manufactur...
23:17, 2019-05-23

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with Ameri...
15:01, 2019-05-23

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 partn...
05:34, 2019-05-23

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 dis...
15:51, 2019-05-22

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 th...
04:51, 2019-05-22

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 conting...
00:51, 2019-05-22

The 'modular' Mac Pro is the solution to a problem that Apple itself created As is the case with most things related to Apple, there's a lot of buzz surrounding the anticipated 'modular' Mac Pro. But who really wants a 'modula...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Roborock S6 robot vacuum review: Faster, quieter, and more efficient than its predecessor The most reliable and best performing robot vacuum I have ever tested was the Roborock S5. That title now passes to its successor, the Roborock S6, t...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Six ways the new Mac Pro could go terribly, terribly wrong Apple has promised a new modular Mac Pro. With WWDC around the corner, there's a good chance we'll get a look at what Apple has in mind. But with App...
15:17, 2019-05-21

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 dev...
15:17, 2019-05-21

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, th...
15:17, 2019-05-21

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 yea...
15:17, 2019-05-21

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 Fallou...
14:51, 2019-05-21

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 syst...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Beyond the PC: Lenovo's ambitious plan for the future of computing Lenovo is a leading PC manufacturer, a top-five player in the server market and has recently returned its smartphone group to profit. Here's where th...
14:51, 2019-05-21

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...
14:51, 2019-05-21