Scientists find perhaps the strangest fossil ever, and that's just one of the many bits of awesome floating around the Web in today's installment of GeekBytes.
The third-generation iPad with Retina display is here, plus we wrap up the cool announces at Mobile World and talk about life with Microsoft's downloadable Windows 8 Consumer Preview.
A town in Australia found itself covered in spiderwebs like something from a bad nightmare. Learn about that and more weird stuff we didn't get a chance to cover in today's installment of GeekBytes.
The newest version of Microsoft's robotics development tool comes with support for the Kinect for Windows. Robotics fans squeal with glee.
It's back! EA and Maxis announced a new version of everyone's favorite city simulator that should come to the PC sometime next year.
A Lego hobbyist launched a Lego space shuttle over 114,000 feet into the atmosphere, earning ridiculous amounts of geek cred in the process.
The recent RSA security conference in San Francisco can be a great place to learn about the latest security threats. Here are some of the threats and trends to watch for.
If you use Gmail, Google Docs, or any other popular G-service, you’re about to surrender a lot more personal information to the Googleplex...unless you take these steps to prevent it.
The State of California and six big tech companies--including Apple, Google, and Microsoft--agree to keep mobile apps from leaking your personal information without telling you.
Panda's security suite is a decent choice for keeping your PC safe, but its sluggish performance and mediocre interface drag down its score.
The Kaspersky security suite's on-access scans could be faster, but it’s very good at detection and blocking.
These all-in-one defenders can block baddies, tackle Trojans, and drop-kick drive-by downloads. We test the top contenders.
Want to choose the most effective security software for your PC? Learn more about how we evaluate antivirus utilities and security suites.
Despite its somewhat middling detection scores, Trend Micro's security suite is simple to use.