DirecTV promises live 4K channels in early 2016

First came 4K streaming, now comes traditional TV.



AMD's beta drivers help with Just Cause 3 PC performance issues, says Square Enix

Now that the game's released, Reddit and Steam are flooded with problems and solutions.



Microsoft launches a contest: Give us your great HoloLens app idea, and we'll build it

The winner of the contest, which runs through early January, will be able to interact with Microsoft developers as they turn the idea into an app.



Lenovo's new ThinkPads include a 2-in-1 Yoga designed for digital ink masters

Lenovo has three new workstations coming in 2016 including a new Yoga aimed at sketchy types.



Zuckerberg to give away 99% of his fortune, or about $45 billion, to new charity

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative will focus on personalized learning, curing disease, connecting people and building strong communities.



Adobe isn't killing Flash, just changing the name of the tool that makes it

Adobe is changing the name of Flash Professional to Animate CC to remind you that it supports modern formats too.


Yes, you can stream games from the Xbox One to the Microsoft HoloLens

It may not be especially practical, but it's still pretty cool.


YouTube enters Apple’s top-grossing app charts on the back of its subscription offering

Red offering is off to a pretty solid start, judging by the app’s entry into the Apple App Stores' top-grossing app charts.



AMD pushing Crimson driver fan speed hotfix after reports of overheating Radeon cards

AMD's new Software Radeon Crimson recently exited beta, and with it came drivers that caused some systems to lock fan performance to 20 percent regardless of the workload.

Expert Opinion


Apple doesn't need its own gadgets to dominate the smart home

If you believe the weekend rumors, Apple will announce a connected-home platform next week at WWDC. But before you get too excited about an iThermostat and an iFridge and an iCamera watching you sleep, consider this: If Apple does get into the home-automation market, that doesn't necessarily mean it'll make smart-home gadgets of its own.

Editors Pick

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With all signs pointing to a Google purchase of Twitch, the company behind has shut down the live video service.


Verizon fires back at FCC over data throttling

The FCC called out Verizon for its plans to throttle customers with unlimited data plans who use the most data, so the carrier responded.


Business faces backlash after threatening $500 fines for negative Yelp reviews

Businesses who don't know how to manage their social media presence should remember that the Internet can be vicious.

Latest Product Reviews


Key Ingredient kitchen tablet review: Yummy recipes can't rescue this crummy tablet

Meatballs. Giant bacon-wrapped meatballs. The Key Ingredient Recipe tablet suggested this fantastic idea to me when I searched for a meatball recipe. It's a good thing the meatballs were tasty, because that's about the only thing this tablet gets right.