Technology

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When we reviewed Google’s Daydream View headset last month, we were enamored with the simple, affordable solution to virtual reality, but somewhat disappointed in the lack of content. Just a handful of games were available at launch, and while there were certainly some fun titles, it was missing a real killer app to showcase its full capabilities. Barely a month after ... Read More »

How to use Bing Saves to prepare for the holidays

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Will AI usher in a new era of hacking?

DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge held its final round on Thursday. Credit: Michael Kan MORE LIKE THIS Supercomputer superheroes attempt to autonomously find, plug software holes,… Why Cortana’s new boss is obsessed with artificial intelligence If the election is hacked, we may never know VIDEO Why You Lost Your Windows 10 Product Key It may take several years or even decades, but ... Read More »

Google Play Newsstand gets a long overdue makeover

The latest version of the app finally gets up to speed with the latest Material Design visual guidelines. Credit: Derek Walter COMMENTS Derek Walter | @derekwalter Greenbot Nov 14, 2016 11:35 AM Google Play Newsstand is the long-neglected outlier of Google’s family of Android apps. It’s finally getting some attention that makes it looks like it belongs side by side ... Read More »

MDM Tools and Software Can Help Ensure Accuracy and Profitability

Mistakes made in product information management cost companies an estimated three billion dollars a year. This information, seemingly irrelevant to a customer, is one of the fundamental selling points of the product. Since this data will be sent to millions of potential customers, it is expected to contain accurate information that helps to sell the product—yes, an aspect of sales ... Read More »

How to watch the MLB playoffs and World Series without cable

Update: With the World Series tied up, the Indians face the Cubs in Chicago tonight in game three. First pitch is scheduled for 8:00 pm Eastern time. Plug an antenna into your TV tuner and you can watch the games on Fox. Live outside the range of TV broadcast towers? Look to one of the streaming-TV services that carry FS1: ... Read More »

Intel wants to make its Internet of Things chips see, think, and act

Rolling out the internet of things means using devices as our eyes and ears and even asking them to make decisions for us. The chips at the heart of those devices play critical roles, and on Tuesday some of them got better at their jobs. While ARM introduced two minuscule processor architectures with security features borrowed from larger chips, Intel ... Read More »

Windows: When no growth is an improvement

Microsoft yesterday said that revenue in the September quarter for the More Personal Computing group was down 2%, the second consecutive quarter of year-over-year declines and the fifth contraction in the last six quarters. Windows revenue, which accounts for the bulk of More Personal Computing’s (MPC) total, was flat. But that was an improvement over the prior quarter, when sales ... Read More »

Fujitsu considers selling its PC business to Lenovo

Lenovo may be about to grow its share of the shrinking PC business again: Japanese IT conglomerate Fujitsu is considering selling its PC manufacturing business, and Lenovo may be the buyer, Fujitsu said Thursday. As part of a strategy to focus on core activities, in February Fujitsu spun out its PC business as an independent operating unit. Such spin-outs are ... Read More »

Hands on with Google Home: Your Google universe in a home-appliance wrapper

It’s impossible to discuss Google Home in a vacuum. It’s a direct, blatant, so-obvious-it-hurts competitor to the Amazon Echo—and if you spend just a few minutes with it, you may come away feeling it’s got the Echo’s number. Like the Echo, Google Home can start playing music with simple voice prompts. But itsounds better than the Echo, with much deeper ... Read More »