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Andromeda inbound? Google's long-rumored Android/Chrome OS merger may debut Oct 4

A new report says Google's long-rumored mash-up of Android and Chrome OS will show up at the company's hardware event on October 4.

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These new features in Office 365 help users work smarter

Microsoft is going big on machine-learning powered features in its productivity services, with the announcement of a handful of updates to Office 365 on Monday.

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Plex Cloud lets you say goodbye to your always-on home media server

Plex Cloud relies on Amazon's Web Services to stream your media, rather than a constantly connected PC sitting in your home.

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Akitio Thunder3 Duo Pro review: External RAID that's as fast as internal SATA

Akitio's Thunder3 Duo Pro enclosure looks good, and offers super-easy drive installation, but its Thunderbolt 3 support is wasted on SATA storage.

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Roku reboots its entire lineup with five all-new Express, Premiere, and Ultra models

The streaming pioneer is retiring all of its current set-top boxes, but will keep the portable Roku Stick. Its top two new products will deliver 4K video and HDR decoding.

on techhive.com

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4 scanning apps for easily digitizing your documents

Turn business cards, receipts, contracts, even whiteboards into high-quality scans with these favorites.

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Declutter your phone for a cleaner, faster Android experience

You can spend less time swiping and searching for apps if you follow our guide for a more Zen-like setup.

on greenbot.com

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Apple Watch Series 2 review: A faster, brighter fitness machine

Apple's second-generation watch doubles down on fitness with GPS, water-resistance, a dual-core processor, and super-bright display.

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The best online backup service for securely encrypting your data

Every hosted backup solution manages encrypted storage a little differently. We look at who gives subscribers the keys to the castle.

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Nest Cam Outdoor review: Nest goes outside with a fully weatherized security camera

Advanced security and ease of use worthy of the Nest Cam name.

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8 great Android features that iOS needs to steal

From native gesture typing to the ability to clear your app windows in one tap, there's a slew of useful Android features that iOS is lacking.

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Akitio Thunder3 PCIe SSD review: Blazingly fast external storage for rich kids

Fantastically fast and fantastically expensive, this external drive lets Thunderbolt 3 strut its stuff to the tune of 2GBps transfers.

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Xbox One S controller review: New features and custom colors make for a great successor

It's no Elite controller, but the new Xbox One S controller is a step up from the original stock Xbox One gamepad—and a colorful one at that, if you use the Xbox Design Lab.

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PCWorld Show Episode 29: Samsung Note7 recall, Google to ditch Nexus for Pixel

Jon, Jason, and Gordon talk about the flaming Samsung Note7, Google's decision to do a Pixel phone, and the remote hack of Tesla.

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This week in games: Blizzard ditches Battle.net, Gears of War 4 adds PC split-screen

Plus: A behind the scenes look at Star Citizen's problem-ridden development and Sniper Elite 4 shows off slow-motion Nazi murderin'. This is gaming news for September 19 through 23.