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Julian Assange is no victim

Julian Assange is tied up with important issues in tech and society -- but don't be fooled into defending him.

How to activate your iPhone's hidden Field Test Mode

Forget looking at how many bars - or, on the iPhone, dots - of signal you have. Geek out by activating you iPhone's hidden Field Test Mode.

Verizon ISP Review & Reader Survey Results

We asked readers to rate their Internet service provider based on price, performance, reliability and support. Here are the results for the only ISP in our series with mainstream availability of fiber-optic networks for high-speed Internet: Verizon.

HTC Vive Pre User Guide Reveals Roomscale Details, More

We’ve had a chance to read through the user guide for HTC’s Vive Pre developer kit, and hidden within the pages are a few details we didn’t know. This isn’t for the retail version, but some of the details within the guide are interesting nonetheless.

Asus Sabertooth Z170 S Motherboard: Winter Is Coming Inside Your PC

Asus has released its Sabertooth Z170 S motherboard that we first got a look at during CES.

Google Adds New Hands-Free Features to Android Wear

Google has announced this week that they have added several new functions to the Android Wear operating system in an update that is now being rolled out. The latest update takes an eye towards delivering some improvements to hands-free...Show More Summary

iBrick: Apple’s ‘Error 53? deliberately destroys iPhones repaired by third-parties

The Touch ID sensor Apple has used in the last few versions of the iPhone has a nasty problem the company hasn't told its customers about: Repair the device at a third party, and you could brick it the next time you install an iOS update.

Apple: 'Error 53' is not a bug, it's a feature

According to Apple, the Error 53 issue that iPhone 6 owners who have upgraded their Touch ID sensors are seeing is not a bug, but a security feature.

Frontier Developments Reveals Roadmap For Upcoming 'Horizons' Content

The planetary landings feature came with the launch of the "Horizons" expansion for "Elite: Dangerous." Now, the developers revealed the roadmap for the rest of features coming to season two of "Elite: Dangerous."

BlackBerry's latest turnaround plan: Pay fewer people

200 jobs jettisoned in Friday worker cull One-time smartphone giant BlackBerry has laid off 200 of its remaining employees in a pair of cuts.…

US Air Force to keep the ugly, deadly, and uniquely capable A-10 in the air through 2022

The Air Force has finally backed down on replacing the venerable and highly effective A-10 with the F-35 -- at least, not any time soon. The A-10 will continue flying for another six years.

How Google’s AlphaGo AGI Could Soon Beat The World’s Best Go Player

Google's breakthrough AlphaGo Go playing program, powered by the company's DeepMind artificial general intelligence, managed to beat the European Go player 5-0 last month. Next month, AlphaGo will play against the world's best Go player, Lee Se-dol.

'H1Z1' Splits Into Two Games, Will Focus On Survival And Competitive Multiplayer

"H1Z1" is splitting into two games. "H1Z1: Just Survive" will focus on the original game's open-world, survival aspects, and "H1Z1: King of the Kill" is for players who want to play competitive multiplayer.

Soft Machines claims its cutting-edge VISC CPU cores can outperform Intel, ARM in performance per watt

Soft Machines has released new data on its VISC (Variable Instruction Set Computing) architecture, including performance data on how it should compare against current Intel and ARM CPUs. The company claims it can offer dramatic improvements in performance per watt by virtualizing the CPU itself.

The Sky OC Is Falling: Asrock Removes Feature With BIOS Update

Asrock is further removing support for overclocking non-K CPUs by removing its Sky OC feature from its Z170 motherboards.

Reminder: iPhones commit suicide if you repair them on the cheap

Bloke bricked his handset after running afoul of Apple security policy An iPhone owner says his handset bricked itself after it was repaired and updated to the latest version of iOS.…

PC Patch For 'Rise Of The Tomb Raider' Includes Visual Upgrades

The PC version of "Rise of the Tomb Raider" has a new patch, which fixes various issues, but it also adds more visual options.

Alphacool Launches NexXxoS X-Flow Radiator Series

Alphacool announced that it has launched a new series of radiators called NexXxoS X-Flow. These new radiators come in a variety of sizes and thicknesses, and feature a high-flow design with inlets and outlets on opposing ends.

Android Wear 1.4 brings new gestures, speech-to-text messaging, voice calling

While Google's Android blog post doesn't specifically identify the release number, other Google sources have verified the update is Android OS 6.0 and Android Wear 1.4.

'XCOM 2' Launches Today, The Resistance Needs You

The sequel to Firaxis Games’ critically acclaimed strategy game, "XCOM," launches to a worldwide audience today. Gear up! "XCOM 2’s" resistance needs you.

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