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Google Updates Docs Apps With Improved Functionality and Touch ID Support

Today Google has issued an update to their Docs, Sheets, and Slides applications on iOS and Android. These productivity apps were some of the first to receive Material Design visual updates last year, and so the are no major visual changes in these updates. Show More Summary

Microsoft Reveals The Next Generation Of Windows 10

Today in Redmond, Microsoft took the wraps off of the updates for Windows 10 that they have been busy with, and will be offering these new updates as part of the Windows Technical Preview program. There was a lot to cover, and this is the first big event since the initial announcement of Windows 10 back in September. Show More Summary

Microsoft Announces Free Windows 10 Update

Today Microsoft took the wraps off of their updates to Windows 10, and announced many of the consumer facing features that will be coming with the next version. Likely the biggest announcement of the day came right at the start of the keynote, with a drastic change in the Windows licensing model. Show More Summary

Microsoft’s Windows 10: Free upgrades, Xbox streaming, OS-level video capture

Windows 10 is headed to devices this year, and the first major unveil and feature preview have significant enthusiast-oriented improvements. With a free upgrade offer, will Windows 10 finally shake off the doldrums that have haunted Windows 8?

ET deals: Vizio E600i-B3 60-inch 1080p Smart TV with two year warranty, $125 eGift card for $750

Large TVs don't have to come with the big prices they once did. Upgrade your big screen in time for the Big Game with our top HDTV deals for today, including this 60-inch Vizio Smart TV, with an effective price of just $625 if you factor in the full gift card savings.

Lenovo Updates ThinkPad 11e Series for Education

On the other end of the education spectrum from Acer’s new Chromebooks, today at the Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC) Lenovo announced updates to their ThinkPad 11e series geared towards education. Specifically, they will...Show More Summary

QNAP Launches TVS-x71U Haswell-based Rackmount NAS Units

At CES, QNAP had the TVS-x71 series of NAS models in the tower form factor. Bay counts ranged from 4 to 8. Users had a choice of four different Intel Haswell processors (Pentium, Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7). The units also featured...Show More Summary

Screw you, Oculus and Glassholes! Microsoft unveils holographic glasses

HoloLens for Windows 10 enables 'hologramatic' UIs Windows 10 will include full support for a new piece of Microsoft hardware – the HoloLens – Microsoft's first foray into augmenting reality with holograms.…

Lasers create surface so hydrophobic that water bounces off like a ball

Researchers at the University of Rochester have used lasers to create a surface so hydrophobic that a single droplet of water can bounce up and down on it -- multiple times -- like a ball.

Acer Announces Enhanced Durability Education Chromebooks

This morning coinciding with the FETC (Florida Education Technology Conference), Acer announced two new Chromebooks with enhanced durability targeted at education customers, the C740 and C910. Both feature reinforced covers that canShow More Summary

Too hot to handle: Samsung reportedly drops Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 from upcoming Galaxy S6

Samsung is reportedly dropping the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 in favor of its own Exynos solutions. The Qualcomm chip, according to rumor, is running too hot for the upcoming mobile device.

Memory market climbs out of toilet: ASML reports beefy financials

World's largest semiconductor kit maker says demand is back Shares in semiconductor production equipment maker ASML hit a record high this morning after it beats analysts’ top and bottom line forecasts, suggesting the sector’s no longer stuck in the U-bend.…

Microsoft Windows 10 briefing live blog

Today, the Windows team will take the stage at Microsoft's headquarters, and give us a proper rundown of what Windows 10 is all about. Will we finally see something worth upgrading for? Is DirectX 12 going to matter? I'm not quite convinced yet, but we should hear some firm details about pricing and release dates at the very least. Show More Summary

Microsoft just saved Windows Phone. Now stop whining

Mobile platform definitely needs TLC Analysis  It's always jam mañana for Windows Phone owners. In 2011, the "Apollo" update (which became Windows Phone 8.0) would bring new riches. Then it was 8.1. Now it's mid-year before Windows Phone 10 devices can storm the market.…

BitFenix Neos Case Review

BitFenix is a company known for their cost-effective products and unique designs. Today we'll look at the Neos, a low-cost case designed primarily with aesthetics in mind. Is it able to face the competition within the largest sales portion of the case market? We'll find out in this review.

2015 Toyota Camry review: The best Camry ever facing the best competition ever

Camry bumps up sporty offerings, driver assists. Are you ready to pay $5,000 for better audio?

Mega-firm Carphone Dixons toasts £375m profit forecast

Unlikely to bring cheer to 800 made redundant since merger Dixons Carphone Warehouse has raised its profit expectation for its first financial year 2014/15 to £355m-£375m, following a bumper Christmas trading period.…

Come and Twiddle Tek Gear's one handed keyboard

It's bi-friendly: You can use either hand Review  Over the years a plethora of keyboard alternatives have crossed the El Reg hardware desk, but none has had the utility, or longevity, of the Handykey Twiddler. This third incarnationShow More Summary

Polish chap builds computer into a mouse

Mighty mouse is major miniaturisation The specs aren't going to excite gamers, but Polish developer Przemys?aw Strzelczyk and his team have built a decent working computer into a Mouse.…

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