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Nvidia says its GeForce drivers are Windows 10-ready

The operating system isn't ready yet, but Nvidia's drivers are—good news for gamers looking to upgrade their systems in a few months.

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Intel releases beta drivers for the Surface 3, allowing Windows 10 to be installed

The Surface 3 was just released, but it's not yet ready to run Windows 10 as Intel is still working on the drivers. Update: they're out.

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Give Wikipedia a sleek, user-friendly visual overhaul with the Wikiwand extension

Tired of dealing with Wikipedia's aging interface? Give the Wikiwand Chrome extension a try.

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Smart Labs heads to Indiegogo with Halo WX, a smarter smoke detector that can also warn of natural disasters

Whereas most smoke alarms only warn of fires, Halo WX can alert you to dangers such as floods, tornadoes, and even nuclear emergencies.

on techhive.com

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Walmart's testing a $50 Amazon Prime competitor

Walmart reportedly plans to take on Amazon this summer with an invite only trial program that offers unlimited free delivery for a low annual fee.

Firefox 38 arrives with contentious closed-source DRM integrated by default

Firefox 38 arrives with its most controversial feature yet: a content decryption module that enables users to watch copy-protected HTML5-based video.

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Ultra HD Blu-ray discs are finally ready to bring 4K movies to your home theater

Ultra HD is coming to Blu-ray. Licensing will begin this summer.

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Samsung introduces Artik: An all-new Internet of Things development platform

Manufacuturer to offer a $100,000 prize to the developer who creates the best Artik-based product designed to reduce water consumption.

on techhive.com

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Skype's amazing real-time Translator Preview now available to all

Forget about signing up, just download the futuristic Skype app from the Windows Store.

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$4.4 billion AOL buy can make Verizon more than just another dumb pipe

Verizon already had ambitions of being a content creator, but an AOL buy would help broaden those ambitions.

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3 simple tips to get the most out of your webcam

Everybody loves webcams, but are you getting the most out of yours with a proper video chat environment and finding uses for it beyond video chat?

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Meet Chip, an ultra-tiny $9 PC that makes the Raspberry Pi's price seem luxurious

Looking for a microPC, but even the Raspberry Pi's $35 price tag is too high a price? How about this $9 bargain basement model?

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This janky prototype paved the way for Microsoft Surface

Every device starts out with a rough prototype, but it's rare to get a good look at the humble beginnings of a popular device.

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3 surprisingly easy PC repairs you should do yourself

You could pay someone to take care of these repairs for you, but you'd be surprised how easy they are with a little patience.

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Google tweak lets you order pizza, burgers, and more directly from search results

Looking for pizza delivery? Now you can start your order with Google.