Lian Li has started to sell its new PC-O12 chassis for high-performance gaming desktops. The new mid-tower computer case from the company has an unorthodox construction that allows fitting in motherboards that are in the E-ATX form-factor, as well as two vertically mounted graphics cards and up to eight storage devices in a 2.5-inch form-factor. Show More Summary
With the launch of the Galaxy S8 this Spring, Samsung poached one of Windows 10 Mobile’s unique features–Continuum. The Galaxy S8 shipped with an additional, optional accessory known as a DeX Dock which provided a Linux like desktop operating system complete with support for android apps and advanced desktop multitasking features like multi-window support, drag and […]
Australian PC builders and desktop gaming enthusiasts will be able to buy NVIDIA’s graphics cards directly from the company, rather than only through its OEM partners, with the number one graphics chipmaker setting up an online store for customers and launching it today. More »
As Facebook's news feed increasingly moves from text to video, the social network is rolling out a new feature on desktop that makes clips more prominent. In February, Facebook rolled out a mobile feature called watch and scroll that lets people keep watching organic videos and ads as they scroll through news feeds. Now, the...
Earlier this month, Redmond announced that it’s bringing the full blown Office desktop apps to the Windows Store. Office apps coming to the Windows Store is huge for Microsoft’s new version of Windows 10 S, as it can only run apps from the Windows Store. When Microsoft initially announced the launch of the new Office […]
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The Windows 10 Mail app is a great free choice if you prefer desktop mail to web-based email. It’s built-in to Windows, supports all kinds of email accounts, and doesn’t nag you to pay for an upgrade. One of the small annoyances, though, is that the Mail app automatically adds a signature to your messages. Show More Summary
If you work at a computer, PDFs probably cross your desktop on the regular. It’s a content-rich format that can make digital documents a pleasure to read. But when the time comes to make changes to a PDF, you’ve got to have the right tools. PDFConverterOCR is a great example, with the ability to convert […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Voicebots are all over my house right now. I’m testing two different Alexa-powered speakers in my office. I use Cortana on a desktop, Siri on both my MacBook and an iPhone 7 Plus, Google Assistant on a Pixel smartphone and the Google Home speaker, and both the Google Assistant and Siri on my television (thanks […]
Trying to develop a cross-platform app with a decent UI in any.NET language is hard. There's never been an optimal way to deploy everywhere and while attempts have been made to provide usable libraries, they're all works in progress....Show More Summary
While desktop apps will always be popular, mobile platforms are where growth is happening. With the Mobile Cross Platform Development Bundle, you learn to create brilliant apps for iOS, Android and other platforms. It includes nine courses and 106 hours of instruction, and you can name your price on the bundle now via MakeUseOf Deals. Show More Summary
‘Tis the season to stomp on your enemies with the help of new gaming hardware, so we jumped at the chance to fire up a couple of Lenovo’s top gaming machines, a burly 17-inch gaming laptop and a gaming desktop PC designed in conjunction with Razer. Just a small side note: we're actually giving away these machines in the days ahead to a couple...
Facebook is rolling out a new food ordering option on its app and desktop site. If you go to the desktop “Explore” section, or the app menu, and click on the hamburger icon, you’ll be redirected to a page full of nearby restaurants that deliver through Facebook. Show More Summary
Remote desktop apps are a very useful group of apps because they allow access to a computer anywhere in the world. While the simplest way to do this is via a terminal, if you don’t want to have to type commands but rather want a more advanced way to access a remote computer, here are five of the best remote desktop apps for Linux. Show More Summary
Instagram has been a “mobile first” company ever since its inception. Since then, it has gradually changed its course and brought several features to the desktop and the mobile website. As of now, you can browse your Instagram feed and view notifications on the website. Show More Summary
Facebook announced last October that users could order food directly from the pages of restaurants that use Delivery.com or Slice. This week, some users began seeing an Order Food feature, on both desktop and mobile, enabling orders directly via Facebook. I was able to access the Order Food feature via both desktop and mobile, but...
Koa11y is a free cross platform desktop program that allows you to test any publicly accessible website for accessibility issues. Designed primarily for webmasters and web developers, it can be used by anyone to check for accessibility issues on websites. Show More Summary
Switching to Linux isn’t quite as simple as choosing between a Windows PC, a MacBook, or a Chromebook. You can’t just install something called Linux. It comes in the form of a distribution, of which there are countless ones to pick from. As you’re making your decision, you also have to decide on a desktop environment. Show More Summary
Google Play Music has a lot of things going for it: it’s not constantly stripping away features like Spotify, it’s not Mac-centric like Apple Music, and it’s not limited to just a few countries like Pandora. Nevertheless, one area where it does lag behind some of its competitors is on the desktop. Show More Summary
Over the past few decades, computing has trended towards the personal. We’ve gone from the age of desktops to the age of laptops to the age of the smartphone. And even though that newfound mobility has brought with it freedom and flexibility, it’s not without its costs. Show More Summary