Latest Stories

high res 3d nand wafer closeup

WD preparing to ship flash chips with a whopping half a terabit of capacity

Western Digital is now manufacturing 3D-stacked NAND flash chips that have 64 layers, 16 stories higher than its previous 48-layer technology -- meaning its 33% more dense.

leeco vizio acquisition

Vizio acquisition by Chinese TV and content powerhouse LeEco could shake up U.S. market

The $2 billion purchase of Vizio makes LeEco the number-two player in the U.S. smart TV market, and provides an opportunity for its many content holdings.

on techhive.com

Intel's Recon Jet smartglasses

Intel slated to show off its version of the HoloLens next month

Intel seems to be developing a pair of augmented reality smart glasses, known as Remote EyeSight, and we may see them at the company's developer show next month.

backlit keyboard

Hackers can snoop and even type keystrokes from at least 8 wireless keyboard vendors

A vulnerability across at least eight brands of wireless keyboards lets hackers read keystrokes from 250 feet away.

dsc04777

SMS-based two-factor authentication may be headed out the door

SMS messaging for two-factor authentication might become a thing of the past. A U.S. federal agency is discouraging its use.

How to clean your Windows registry and speed up your PC

A cluttered registry can slow Windows to a crawl, but cleaning it effectively isn't easy. We put several registry cleaners to the test and offer tips to help you get your registry down to size and improve your PC's performance.

Microsoft word editor 2

Microsoft Word gains powerful Editor, Researcher tools to help you write more good

Microsoft's beefing up Office 365 with new Editor and Researcher features in Word to improve the quality and depth of your writing.

blackberry dtek50

Blackberry announces DETK50, a secure $299 Android phone

The company says it's 'the world's most secure Android phone,' but is that enough to spur sales?

Headlander

Headlander review: Metroid meets 1970s retrofuturism meets disembodied heads

Double Fine's latest game is a pastiche of 1970s retrofuturism, from Asimov to lava lamps. Oh, and you play as a disembodied head.

home screen

Comcast overhauls its X1 cable-TV platform for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

With metadata galore, and on-demand coverage of star athletes, X1 is a worthwhile upgrade for Olympics addicts.

on techhive.com

151110 tmobile legere

T-Mobile bulks up Binge On with ABC, Fox Now, Apple Music, and more

The latest additions will please those who regularly use the streaming service, though Binge On isn’t without a legion of critics.

gowultimate

Epic CEO: How Microsoft is plotting to cripple Steam and seize control of PC gaming

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney claims Microsoft will intentionally cripple Steam through bugs.

google phone app

The Google Phone app now zaps spam callers on Nexus and Android One phones

Suspicious calls will be flagged with a large, red warning and the dialer will empower you to report such miscreant numbers to Google.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update cortana on lock screen

You can't turn off Cortana in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Cortana is here to stay in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

google maps android

A cleaner, simpler Google Maps focuses on 'actionable info'

The new Google Maps revamp is all about "actionable information," according to Google.