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AMD's Ryzen 5 threatens Intel's grip on the mainstream PC market

AMD takes aim at the highly lucrative mainstream PC market with its new Ryzen 5 chips.

Get your tech ready for the coming snowstorm

The first big snowstorm of the season is hitting the eastern and northern parts of the US. Technology can help you stay informed, and stay safe.

Activate your iPhone's hidden magnifying glass feature

This feature transforms your iPhone into a portable magnifying glass and telescope.

Build a high-performance $2,200 AMD Ryzen 7 PC

Looking to build a high-end PC around AMD's new Ryzen 7 1800X processor? Here's what you need.

Here's why you must back up your iPhone and iPad before upgrading to iOS 10.3

iOS 10.3 is expected to land before March is out, and it's vital that you have an effective backup mechanism in place for your iPhone before you upgrade.

Seagate 12TB Enterprise Capacity hard drive pushes 42U rack capacity to 10PB

For the first time, hyperscale customers will be able to deploy over 10PB of high-performance storage in a single 42U rack.

AMD prepares for a datacentre comeback with 'Naples'

AMD's re-enters the server market with new Naples chips, based on the Zen processor design used in AMD's high-end Ryzen desktop processors, and Intel should be very worried.

Amazon could hammer the final nail into the iPad's coffin

Rumors that Amazon is working on Alexa-powered devices that have phone call functionality could spell trouble for Apple.

Learn to become a Google Chrome power user

Do you use Google Chrome? Do you want to become a Google Chrome power user? Read on!

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus tech specs

After the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco and the huge buildup in anticipation of the iPhone 8, Samsung needs the Galaxy S8 to be a big hit.

Top 10 multitools and pocket tools

We don't always have access to a fully-equipped toolbox, but with the right multitool, you can always have access to a basic set of hand tools. Here is a selection of the best multitools that I have owned and tested over the years.

Here's how to mute Facebook's new auto-playing video feature

Facebook videos in your News Feed will now play with the sound on. Here's how to stop it.

Nintendo Switch teardown reveals big battery and lots of cooling, just keep it away from your aquarium

Inside the new Nintendo Switch games console is a huge battery and the sort of cooling you'd expect to find in a laptop. Just keep it away from your aquarium!

Top tech gadgets and software for home and play

Not everyone lives and breathes technology. Some people just look at tech as a way to solve problems, and don't want to spend hours researching things, reading manuals and trawling forums. These people want the simplest tool to carry out the job. Here's a list of gadgets and software tools for people who want a tech solution to make life simpler and more fun.

Best Android phones (March 2017)

Looking for a new Android smartphone? Here are a selection of high-end Android-powered smartphones that will satisfy even the most demanding users.

Is Amazon planning to give Alexa eyes?

A leaked image suggests that Amazon could be working on an Alexa camera.

Here's how to make sense of AMD Ryzen naming

Ryzen 7 1800X, Ryzen 7 1700X, and Ryzen 7 1700 - what do these names tell you about the chip? Answer: A lot!

The next iPhone won't switch to USB-C, but the cable might

If you're not using a computer with a USB-C port, then charging your next iPhone could mean more dongles in your future.

Best iPhone or iPad apps (March 2017)

Kick off the new year with some of the very best productivity apps available for the iPhone and iPad. Deleting a built-in app is the same as deleting any other app, just press and hold on the icon on the Home screen until they jiggle, and then tap the X. Press the Home button when you're done. (Updated Jan 2, 2017)

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