Latest Stories

google maps android

Multi-waypoint directions feature is finally coming to Google Maps

It appears to be a server-side switch, though it's a helpful one for simplifying the trip-planning process.

Sengled Pulse Solo

Sengled Pulse Solo review: You can put a JBL speaker in your lamp. Question is, should you?

What’s possible is not always what’s advisable.

facebook logo crop

Facebook chooses friends and family over celebrities in your feed, which is probably healthy

Facebook is tweaking the news feed algorithm again to put family and friends first, just like the company's news feed manifesto says it should.

amazon special offer phones

Amazon is slashing $50 off the Moto G4 and Blu R1 HD in exchange for lockscreen ads

The arrangement is similar to the special offers that grace the Kindle, though for now the deal is only for Prime members.

iphone se review mrv 010 59

Florida man sues Apple for $10 billion for 'stealing' his iPhone invention from 1992

He's also asking for 1.5 percent of all future iPhone sales—around $3.5 billion per year.

on macworld.com

symantec logo

Nasty flaws in Symantec security tools expose millions of computers to hacking

A Google security researcher has found high severity vulnerabilities in enterprise and consumer products from antivirus vendor Symantec that could be easily be exploited by hackers to take control of computers.

windows messaging everywhere settings

Microsoft kills Windows 10's Messaging Everywhere texts, to bolster Skype

Microsoft had a working feature that let you see and respond to text messages on your PC inside the Messaging app. Now it's killed that feature to bring it to Skype.

steamlogo

Steam's mobile app finally lands on Windows Phones

Valve may not be too happy about Windows as a PC platform, but the company has finally rolled out a Steam app for Windows mobile devices.

radeon rx 480 2

Unlike Nvidia, AMD's Radeon RX 480 won't kill support for extreme multi-GPU setups

Nvidia essentially killed off 3- and 4-way SLI multi-GPU support with its GeForce GTX 1080 and 1070, but AMD's keeping CrossFire support alive and kicking. Ish.

dsc00925

AMD Radeon RX 480 review: Redefining what's possible with a $200 graphics card

The $200 Radeon RX 480 is the first graphics card built around AMD's 14nm Polaris GPU, and it changes the game.

A Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10

Microsoft's big Windows 10 Anniversary update launches on August 2

Microsoft officially confirmed Wednesday morning that its latest major refresh of Windows 10 will be released publicly in a little over a month on August 2.

Hands-on: NFC-enabled ATMs make it easy to withdraw cash with a smartphone

We tried out one of Bank of America's NFC-enabled ATMs to see how quickly we could snag cash using Android Pay.

on greenbot.com

windows 10 free upgrade ends july 29

You have a deadline: Windows 10's free upgrade ends July 29

Windows 10's free upgrade ends July 29. Are you ready? Here's what to expect and how to get ready for it.

160628 hdd hard disk drive hitachi stock 3

Used hard drives on eBay, Craigslist are often still ripe with leftover data

Before you throw away that old hard drive, make sure you purge the memory clean. A new study has found that most users are accidentally giving up photos, social security numbers and financial data, by failing to properly delete the files on their recycled hard drives.

WhatsApp (1)

This malware pretends to be WhatsApp, Uber and Google Play

Hackers are stealing credit card information in Europe with malware that can spoof the user interfaces of Uber, WhatsApp and Google Play.