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Windows 10 usage overtakes Windows XP (by one count)

It took four months, but Windows 10 is now more widely-used than Windows XP by one metric.

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AMD pushes Crimson driver fan speed hotfix after reports of overheating Radeon cards

AMD's new Software Radeon Crimson recently exited beta, and with it came drivers that caused some systems to lock fan performance to 20 percent regardless of the workload.


Microsoft Store kicks off 12 daily deals with a chunky HP convertible

Microsoft's "12 Days of Deals" could be a good time to buy a bloatware-free Windows PC.


Ho Ho No extension for Chrome lets you Grinch on Christmas until you're ready

Technically, the Christmas season has begun, but if you aren't ready for good tidings and cheer this Chrome extension helps you keep online references to Christmas at bay.

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AT&T's raising the prices of legacy unlimited data plans

It's not the $20 that Verizon charged, but AT&T will ask you to pay more for your grandfathered unlimited plan starting in 2016.

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As Nvidia Shield TV console games fail to appear, Pro buyers get a consolation prize

Nvidia Shield Android TV's biggest console games have been “coming soon” for six months now.

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Samsung appoints new mobile boss to replace J.K. Shin

Samsung Electronics has appointed D.J. Koh, head of mobile research and development, as the new chief of the company's mobile business.


Mozilla seeks a new home for Thunderbird as it focuses on Firefox

The decision follows the Mozilla foundation's move in 2012 not to focus development resources on Thunderbird

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Is Evernote getting out of the retail business?

Two years ago, Evernote shocked the world when the company began selling a whole smorgasbord of physical products. Now, it seems its retail ambitions are winding down.

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The world's mobile bills are getting easier to pay

Mobile broadband has gotten much more affordable in the past year, while wired Internet service has grown further out of reach for some of the world's poorest people, according to the ITU.


Samsung+ makes it easy for novices to get help with their Samsung devices

Got a friend or family member who keeps calling you for tech support? You'll want to install this app on their device.


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5 ways to block frenemies from your Android phone

Luckily, your Android phone offers plenty of ways to block unwanted calls, text messages and email, as well as mute endless email threads.

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4 smarter ways to search on your iPhone or iPad

If you're hunting for a specific mail message or looking for a name in a lengthy web page, skip Spotlight and try a specialized iOS search tool instead.


SnapPower Charger review: Quickly add one USB charging port to almost any outlet

It's much less expensive and a whole lot easier to install than other solutions we've tried.

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Hands-on: Adobe’s new Fuse CC lets beginners take baby steps into 3D modeling

Whip up some three-dimensional people almost as easily as creating your avatar in a video game.