Microsoft says don’t manually install Windows 10 Creators Update
Now this is a first. It’s barely been a month since Microsoft opened the Creators Update floodgates and reception is rather lukewarm. In the past, Microsoft would be very aggressive in getting users to update to the latest version of Windows 10. This time, however, it is taking things slowly. Almost too slowly for some, which has lead those to … Continue reading...
Acer Aspire Switch 3 Pro tipped to switch to Intel Pentium
Spurred by the success of the later Microsoft Surface models, OEMs of all sizes have hopped onto the 2-in-1 tablet market. Not all, however, have Microsoft’s money to throw at these devices. Forced to choose their battles, manufacturers like Chuwi have opted to go for lower price tags and mass market appeal by opting for a cheaper, and also less … Continue reading...
AMD updates latest Ryzen drivers with new power plan to boost performance
Anyone looking to optimize a Ryzen-based system is likely keeping up with the latest driver and software updates. With those people in mind, AMD released its latest AMD Ryzen chipset drivers with an eye on improving performance. The post AMD updates latest Ryzen drivers with new power plan to boost performance appeared first on Digital Trends....
Dropbox really wants us to know its finances are healthy
 We’re healthy enough to IPO but we’re not going to just yet — that was the subtext of an interview that Dropbox CEO Drew Houston had on Bloomberg earlier this afternoon. Houston asserted, for the first time, Dropbox is profitable on an EBITDA basis. EBITDA or Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization is a financial metric typically used to compare businesses. Read More ...
Samsung C-Lab’s FaceSense uses your face to navigate VR
One of the biggest hurdles to virtual and augmented reality today isn’t really the display. We’ve pretty much gotten that down. What breaks the illusion of the made-up worlds is, in fact, our input methods. While our eyes and ears are deceived into believing the immersion, our hands aren’t. While the likes of Oculus and Vive are grappling with coming … Continue reading...
List of Chrome OS devices getting Android apps has been update
Android apps on Chrome OS is a long time coming. Probably too long. It has been months since Google officially announced the arrival of Google Play Store on Chrome devices but it has yet to make any significant headway into that promise. Performance has not been rated well and its rollout is still pretty dismal. To better reflect that disappointing … Continue reading...
Google Search update puts the heat on fake news
Facebook and social media may be largely blamed from the rampant rise of fake news over the Internet, but search engines, like Google Search, are just as culpable. After all, they are the vehicle on which these misleading content ride on to get to our web browsers. Google has definitely felt the pressure in these past months from fake news … Continue reading...
BrickerBot is a vigilante worm that destroys insecure IoT devices
A hacker called The Janitor has created multiple versions of a program called BrickerBot, a system that searches out and bricks insecure IoT devices. A researcher named Pascal Geenens has followed the worm for a few weeks and has seen it pop up and essentially destroy infected webcams and other IoT devices. The devices all used a Linux package called BusyBox and had exposed telnet-based… Read More ...
Airbnb’s new open source library lets you design with React and render to Sketch
 Today, Airbnb’s design team open sourced its internal library for writing React components that easily render directly to Sketch. Instead of trying to get Sketch to export to code, the Airbnb team spent its time on the opposite — putting the paintbrush in the hands of the engineer. Everyday engineers and designers have the luxury of operating without design systems, but large… Read More ...
Get $50 off powerful Netgear Nighthawk R6700 Wi-Fi router on Amazon
A good router can greatly enhance your Wi-Fi speeds, and save you money on equipment rental costs from your internet service provider. For a short time, Amazon is offering the Netgear Nighthawk R6700 for just $80 after a $50 discount. The post Get $50 off powerful Netgear Nighthawk R6700 Wi-Fi router on Amazon appeared first on Digital Trends....
Brickerbot is a vigilante worm that destroys insecure IoT devices
A hacker called The Janitor has created multiple versions of a program called Brickerbot, a system that searches out and bricks insecure IoT devices. A researcher named Pascal Geenens has followed the worm for a few weeks and has seen it pop up and essentially destroy infected webcams and other IoT devices. Devices all use a Linux package called Busybox and had exposed telnet-based interfaces… Read More ...
Brickerbot is a vigilante worm that destroys insecure IoT devices
A hacker called The Janitor has created multiple versions of a program called Brickerbot, a system that searches out and bricks insecure IoT devices. A researcher named Pascal Geenens has followed the worm for a few weeks and has seen it pop up and essentially destroy infected webcams and other IoT devices. Devices all use a Linux package called Busybox and had exposed telnet-based interfaces… Read More ...
HP DreamColor monitors welcome Z31x, Z24x G2 to the family
4K is practically done being the buzzword darling of the video entertainment industry. These days, it’s all about HDR, be it HDR10, HDR10+, or Dolby Vision. But just as with hi-res images and videos, you’ll need someone to create content with accurate and vibrant colors. That’s where HP’s DreamColor displays come in, promising color accuracy and automatic calibration for professionals. … Continue reading...
Why Sling TV is an essential part of a balanced cord-cutting diet
Sling TV has grown a great deal since its launch. Now there are more channels and more packages to chose from, with prices to match, and more is being added all the time. Everything you need to know is right here. The post Why Sling TV is an essential part of a balanced cord-cutting diet appeared first on Digital Trends.
Keep your login information under lock and key with best password managers
The internet is a scary place, especially if you don't have a proper passcode manager. Here's a quick guide to password manager apps: What they do, how they protect, and good ones to choose. The post Keep your login information under lock and key with best password managers appeared first on Digital Trends.
Revolar, the personal safety button, can get you out of tight spots
 A new hardware/app device called Revolar aims to make it safe to walk the streets. This tiny button will notify your friends and family if you’re scared, the authorities if you’re in trouble, and will even simulate a phone call if you need to get out of a sticky situation. It works with iOs and Android and ships in May. The idea for Revolar came about when co-foudner Jacqueline… Read More ...
Internet Archive will ignore robots.txt files to maintain an accurate historical record
The Internet Archive will no longer conform to instructions laid out in robots.txt files, as their calibration toward search engines is causing certain sites to be rendered inaccessible. The post Internet Archive will ignore robots.txt files to maintain an accurate historical record appeared first on Digital Trends.
PC fan noise driving you nuts? Here’s how to silence it
Is your computer's fan noise driving you mad? Does your graphics card bellow like an ogre? Don't worry! There are easy, inexpensive ways to make your PC shut up - beside throwing it out the window! The post PC fan noise driving you nuts? Here’s how to silence it appeared first on Digital Trends.
Windows 10 Cloud specs leak alongside details of Chromebook rival
Microsoft’s upcoming May 2nd event is only a few weeks away, and while we already know it will focus on education, new information has emerged that hints we’ll finally see the debut of Windows 10 Cloud, a scaled-back version of the operating system designed to compete with Chrome OS on low-spec hardware. Among the new details are a list of … Continue reading...
Missed out on the NES Classic? Don’t worry, building one is easier than you think
Nintendo may be discontinuing the NES Classic, but that doesn’t mean you must give up on playing classic Nintendo games. Crafting your own is as easy as picking a few parts off Amazon and formatting a memory card. The post Missed out on the NES Classic? Don’t worry, building one is easier than you think appeared first on Digital Trends....