Real-time ray tracing has been a far-off dream for decades, and now NVIDIA’s RTX 20-series graphics hardware will finally deliver it. But what does that mean, and is it everything it’s hyped up to be?
Mac OS X, called macOS these days, first launched as a public beta in the autumn of 2000. Things have changed a lot since then.
Linux gamers have more choice as of today because of a beta compatibility layer introduce by Valve, the company behind Steam.
Ikea plans to launch a $10 smart plug that supports Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant, and Alexa. It could be on shelves by October.
Windows includes a “Driver Verifier” tool that can stress test your device drivers. It detects bad driver behavior, but any issue found triggers an immediate blue screen of death. Most PC users should stay away….
Accidentally sending an unfinished email is the worst, and so is changing your mind right after hitting send. Happily Android Gmail users now have access to an undo button.
A new Roku feature curates free TV shows and movies in one place, so you don’t have to jump between channels in order to find them all. Nothing highlighted requires a cable subscription.
Amazon’s 20% discount on video game pre-orders and Best Buy’s generous Gamers Club Unlocked program are both gone. The competition is cooling down, but you can still find savings on new PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and…
Netflix removed all user reviews from the site over the weekend, a change announced months ago. Be honest: you probably didn’t even notice.
Gmail users can now use Gmail’s Confidential Mode to send self-descruting emails on Android and iPhone.
AutoCorrect automatically fixes typos, which is convenient—but it thinks swears are typos. Your iPhone or iPad likes changing swear words into similar, incorrect words. If you ducking hate that, here’s how to get the keyboa…
Xumo.TV brings the channel surfing experience to cord cutters, with content from The History Channel, MSNBC, Fox Sports, and more. And it’s free.
Every major third party Twitter client basically broke today, with key features like realtime updates, push notifications, and stats no longer working. Twitter caused the change themselves by shutting down some key APIs….
The SNES only had 64 kilobytes of audio RAM, yet composers used it to create some of the most memorable soundtracks in history. How is that possible?
Web Security, a Firefox extension with over 200,000 current users, tracks every website users visit and stores that information on a German web server.
Foreshadow, also known as L1 Terminal Fault, is another problem with speculative execution in Intel’s processors. It lets malicious software break into secure areas that even the Spectre and Meltdown flaws couldn’t crack….
Facebook banned all ads for Kodi boxes this week, the latest in a long run of similar crackdowns.
You can now use Cortana to talk to Alexa, if you live in the US. Other countries are coming later.
In the movies clearing up fuzzy photos is easy: just yell “Enhance!” and “Zoom in!” Enhance, a browser game by programmer Nicole He, works just like that, and it’s hilarious.
A chargeback lets you dispute a credit card transaction and reverse it, getting your money back. For example, if you paid a subscription fee to MoviePass and the company just won’t let you cancel your subscription, you can do…
Attackers are compromising Instagram accounts and locking out users, so take a moment to lock down your account.
Fornite for Android is here, but for now it only works on certain devices. Here’s the list—is your phone on it?
Spotify’s free version might let you skip ads, the way YouTube sometimes lets you.
Disabling Google’s Location History doesn’t stop Google from tracking your location on Android and iOS devices.
Search “Google Play” for Fornite and you’ll be told it’s not available, as shown above. This is going to head off so many scammers.