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Free Artificial Intelligence (AI) software for your PC

Here's how you can take an ordinary PC and give it Artificial Intelligence (AI) powers for free.

Microsoft will soon stop nagging users to upgrade to Windows 10

Life is going to get a whole lot quieter for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users as Microsoft issues a statement saying that those irritating Windows 10 upgrade notification are coming to an end.

How much RAM does your PC really need?

Is there a case for more than 8GB of RAM? Sure there is, but the bang for the buck trails off.

Essential Android smartphones: May 2016

Here are six of the very best Android handsets currently on offer.

No one wants yearly Android releases

After a year, Android Marshmallow has barely managed to hit 7.5 percent, and in a few weeks Google will unveil the next release that no one will want.

Essential Android and iPhone accessories

For most people, their smartphone is the hub for their daily lives, using it for work, play, and to keep track of their fitness and any medical conditions. Here are some essential accessories to help you get the most out of your smartphone.

The iPhone 7 might be getting a bigger battery, and here's why it might need it

The latest photo leaks suggest that the iPhone 7 could ship with a bigger battery than the current iPhone. And if some of the other rumors are true, it could need it.

Ten tips to make Google Chrome faster and reduce how much RAM it uses

Google Chrome is my browser of choice, but it does have a habit of consuming a lot of system RAM. Also, there are times when it seems to start feeling a bit sluggish. Fortunately, with the right know-how, these problems are easy to ...

Free, must-have Google Chrome extensions

If you are a Google Chrome user and you're not making use of extensions, then you are really missing out. Here are a selection of extensions aimed specifically at boosting your productivity and privacy.

Free, unlimited, and secure VPN for Google Chrome

Are you a Google Chrome user who's now feeling left out since Opera baked a VPN into the browser? Here's how you can add a free VPN - from a trusted and reliable company -- to Google Chrome

Triby: First non-Amazon product to feature Alexa

Amazon's Alexa digital assistant makes a debut on the first non-Amazon hardware, the Triby.

Turn your old Android device into a security camera

If you've got an old Android smartphone or tablet in a drawer somewhere doing nothing, then why not put it to good use as a security camera.

Rubrik r528 provides comprehensive storage encryption and security

Aimed at enterprise customers who are concerned about data security and ransomware, the Rubrik r528 is the industry's first security enhanced Converged Data Management appliance.

Apple's new MacBook knows if you've been fiddling inside it

Apple has kitted out the new MacBook with tamper-evident screws that will make it clear if you've been inside it.

LeEco CEO: Apple is 'outdated' and has 'fallen behind' the competition

Apple is "outdated" and losing momentum in China, claims billionaire and LeEco CEO entrepreneur Jia Yueting.

The PC industry needs to evolve or get ready for extinction

With sales in freefall, there's a great deal of concern about the future of the PC. But unless PC makers are willing to innovate then it's likely that the technology will face extinction over the next decade.

iPhone sales set to plummet, and the iPhone 7 will not save the day

Even taking into account the iPhone 7, Apple could see iPhone sales fall by around 11 percent to 18 percent.

How to love your old iPad again

Do you have an old iPad that's tossed in a drawer somewhere, or sitting on a shelf gathering dust? If you do, you're not alone! Here's how to integrate your old device back into your workflow again.

Running out of space on your iPhone? Here's eight tips to help you quickly and easily free up space

Running out of space on your iPhone (or for that matter iPad)? Did you think 16GB would be enough, but now feel like you have space for nothing? Here are a bunch of tips to help you get the most from your storage.

Is Android still a toxic hellstew?

Two years ago I pointed the finger Google and the hardware OEMs for turning the Android platform into "a toxic hellstew of vulnerabilities." Well, are things any better now?

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