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Windows 10: What you need to run it

Let's go behind the specs and find out everything you need to know about getting Windows 10 running on a PC, but were too afraid (or confused) to ask.

AMD's next-generation, high-performance 'Zen' X86 core

AMD's 2015 Financial Analyst Day has offered us a glimpse into what the company has in store for us the silicon pipeline for the next few years. And one of the most anticipated arrivals is AND's next-generation, high-performance X86 core, codenamed Zen.

Best 'bang for the buck' PC components

Whether you're building a new PC, repairing one, or giving an old system a new lease of life, you want components that offer great performance and value for money.

Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge bugs pile up

Memory bugs aren't the only issues plaguing Samsung's flagship smartphones. There are plenty of other fixes that need to make their way to the handset. However, until they are fixed, the handset is a bad bet for BYOD.

Got a problem with your Apple Watch? Try these quick fixes

On the whole the Apple Watch rollout has been smooth, but some users are experiencing random issues. But don't panic. The good news is that there are quick fixes for the most common problems.

Samsung S6/S6 Edge memory bug

Owners of Samsung's new flagship smartphone are complaining of a RAM management bug which causes apps to be refreshed when multitasking, which in turn causes background apps to lose their content.

Use your smartphone to spot a serious heart condition that you (or your pet!) may have

For as little as $75 you can transform your iOS or Android device into a portable ECG machine that you can use at any time to check your heart rhythm and possibly detect a serious cardiac condition.

The most important Windows PC upgrade: Touch-enabling

If your system isn't touch-enabled in some way, you need to seriously consider adding some form of support. Here's how to do that without breaking the bank.

High-performance OWC storage devices for Macs

If you're a content creator or have important documents that you can't afford to lose, then you need quality storage devices that are designed for high performance and long life. And when it comes to storage for Macs, things don't get much better than OWC parts.

Apple Watch costs under $85 to make

That shiny new Apple Watch Sport may have set you back $350, but from a hardware and manufacturing standpoint it only cost Apple $83.70.

Turn your iPhone or Android smartphone into a satellite phone

The modern smartphone is a wonder of modern technology, and in combination with the carrier network can allows you to make calls from the densest urban jungle to Mount Everest. But despite the amazing global coverage of the carrier networks, sometimes it just isn't enough.

Inside the Apple Watch

Got an Apple Watch winging its way to you? While you're waiting for it to be delivered, here's a look at what makes Apple's newest product tick.

Tips from the frontline: Switching operating systems is almost never the answer to problems

One of the worst pieces of advice given to people looking for help and advice with computer problems is that they should switch to a different operating system. Here's why, along with some tips for anyone who still wants to change operating systems.

The Apple Watch and BYOD: The only control will be your heartbeat

IT admins won't be able to prevent you from BYODing your Apple Watch - unless they want to take draconian measures - but will be able to use you heartbeat as a security feature.

AMD: Windows 10 to launch "at the end of July"

AMD has let slip that the Microsoft's new operating system will launch at the end of July.

Give your iPhone or iPad a storage boost

The iPhone and iPad are wildly popular devices, but if you're one of those people who likes to carry a lot of data with them, you've probably at one time or another hit a storage limit. Here's how you can add more storage to your iPhone or iPad quickly and easily - no jailbreaking or cracking your device open required.

High-performance, huge capacity storage devices

While the cloud has appeared just in time to offer free (or at least cheap) and easy access to gigabytes of storage space, some people like to keep their data close to hand. Here are some of the best storage devices money can buy that will help you keep your data safe.

Samsung Galaxy S6 teardown

Time to see what makes the new Samsung Galaxy S6 tick. Is this handset any easier to repair than the S6 Edge?

Asus TUF Sabertooth X99 offers all NVM Express storage options and USB 3.1

The high-end TUF Sabertooth X99 not only brings quality "server-grade reliability" components and high-end design, but also an M.2 Socket 3 port which supports mini-SAS HD SSDs, PCI Express, and M.2 PCI Express drives.

How to install multiple SIM cards into an iPhone 6

Want to install a couple of extra SIM cards in your iPhone 6? Here's how to do just that.

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