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07/15/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: How to use Alexa to find the best deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping o...
14:48, 07/15/2019

PC shipments grew in Q2, fueled by tariff concerns and Windows 7 migrations End of extended support for Windows 7 is just six months away, giving a modest boost to the PC market, though concern over potential tariffs sent ship...
11:48, 07/12/2019

Raspberry Pi 4 Model B and Raspbian Buster: How to set up your board With all the necessary hardware in hand, I'm ready to try out the new Raspberry Pi 4 Model B, and the latest version of the Raspbian operating system....
06:00, 07/12/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: The business strategy behind the sale ZDNet's Larry Dignan explains that, yes, Amazon Prime Day is a big shopping bonanza for 48 hours, but there are some business perks that come with lau...
10:48, 07/11/2019

Epson just announced the perfect business notebook, but good luck trying to buy one The 13.3" Epson Endeavor NA520E offers swappable batteries, field-replaceable RAM and SSDs, a wealth of ports, thin bezels, and durability without bei...
10:16, 07/10/2019

How to speed up your old, tired Mac Has your Mac gone from feeling super speedy to super sluggish? Have boot times gone from seconds to minutes? Are you starting to think that it might b...
05:32, 07/09/2019

On the road with the Garmin Dash Cam Mini and 66W: Clear video, driver assist, and smartphone control My family likes to drive older vehicles so mobile tech such as Garmin's line of dashboard cameras offer important functionality. A couple of the lates...
07:48, 07/08/2019

How much does 1.5TB of RAM cost? While most of us get away with having a few gigabytes of RAM, there are modern motherboards designed for workstations that can take enormous amounts o...
08:18, 07/06/2019

Samsung Q2 profit falls 56% from chip downturn Samsung is expecting operating profits of 6.5 trillion won for the second quarter, a drop of 56% from 14.87 trillion won a year ago caused by the down...
03:48, 07/05/2019

Developers: How PINE64 is creating a community to compete with Raspberry Pi's PINE64 is on a social mission to make device ecosystems that developers can collaborate on. TechRepublic interviewed PINE64's Lukasz Erecinski about t...
12:48, 07/04/2019

Best Android smartphones (July 2019) If you are in the market for a new Android smartphone, here are a selection that offer a level of power and performance that would give the iPhone a r...
08:16, 07/02/2019

Best Raspberry Pi alternatives (Best of 2019) Looking for single board computers? Here is a fantastic selection of single board computers suitable for a variety of projects, from basic homebrew bu...
08:16, 07/02/2019

The tech that changed us: 50 years of breakthroughs Technology can transform us, in good ways and bad. Do you recall the single most influential tech innovation from the year you graduated high school? ...
06:32, 06/29/2019

Low-cost Raspberry Pi 4 cluster hosts official Pi website, handles record traffic for Pi 4 launch The ISP that hosts the official Raspberry Pi website created an 18-board Pi 4 cluster to host much of the site -- demonstrating the board's potential ...
12:16, 06/25/2019

Raspberry Pi 4: This thing is a PC, says board's creator Eben Upton In this Q&A Upton talks about what the new Raspberry Pi 4 makes possible, whether Windows will be coming to the Raspberry Pi, and future plans for the...
04:32, 06/24/2019

Apple says go to Best Buy for repairs. A Best Buy salesman gave me the bad news Apple says it has expanded its authorized service network to 1,000 Best Buy stores. A visit to a Best Buy, however, reveals some of the catches. They'...
08:48, 06/23/2019

How much higher could proposed tariffs against China push laptop prices? A new report claims that the Trump administration's latest tariff proposal on goods imported from China could raise prices on new laptops by 17 percen...
09:32, 06/22/2019

HP adds second-gen AMD Ryzen mobile processors options to latest EliteBook 700 G6 business laptops With the 13.3-inch EliteBook 735 G6 and the 14-inch EliteBook 745 G6, HP continues to provide an alternative to Intel for enterprise notebooks. The ne...
06:16, 06/19/2019

Motorola One Vision review: An affordable 21:9-screen handset with good cameras A mid-range handset with a ’CinemaVision’ screen and a 48MP main rear camera, the Motorola One Vision is solidly built and punches well above its weig...
09:00, 06/18/2019

Apple's ground game versus Google's long game As Android has failed to expand far beyond smartphones, Apple has fortified a device ecosystem around pillars of related operating systems. Google see...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Muse 2: The brain-sensing headband designed to help you relax The Muse 2 is a multi-sensor meditation device that can read your brainwaves in real time and offer you useful feedback to improve your meditation ski...
07:00, 06/17/2019

Iridium GO! Off The Grid Package Off the Grid Package includes: Iridium GO, travel bag, solar charger, 2 batteries, SatStation desktop charger, AC travel charger with international ad...
07:16, 06/15/2019

Build your own $20,000 Windows 10 workstation Got a few tens of thousands of dollars burning a hole in your pocket? Here is a high-performance Windows 10 workstation that will be able to chew thro...
15:16, 06/14/2019

Father's Day 2019: Cool tech and gadgets for dad Dad's big day is coming up, and finding just the right gift can be tough. Here are some of the coolest gadgets for Father's Day, whether it's for the ...
01:00, 06/12/2019

USB 3 and USB-C devices can cause problems with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections, but there's a solution USB 3 and USB-C devices and devices are everywhere, and they offer a great speed boost for peripherals and storage devices. But there's a possible dow...
10:48, 06/11/2019

10 perfectly good monitors that cost less than the Apple Pro Stand Apple's Pro Display XDR unveiling was dragged down by the announcement of a proprietary $999 stand, sold separately. Here's 10 alternatives for those ...
10:48, 06/07/2019

5G network deployments stymied by Huawei ban as other firms scramble to fill the void Huawei's 5G equipment "leads the pack," but its "major problem is that you can't succeed in markets if governments bar you from competing in them," ac...
10:48, 06/07/2019

The dark side of the WWDC 2019 keynote It's easy to be distracted by all the shiny new stuff. But peel that away and what we actually got at WWDC 2019 keynote was mostly irrelevant and nich...
04:32, 06/05/2019

macOS Catalina: Will your Mac run it? Will your existing Mac run the new macOS Catalina upgrade which is due out this fall, or has the time come to give Apple a huge chunk of cash for a ne...
18:00, 06/04/2019

iOS 13 and iPadOS: Will your iPhone or iPad run it? Will your existing iPhone or iPad run the new iOS 13 and iPadOS upgrades, due out this fall, or has the time come to give Apple a huge chunk of cash f...
18:00, 06/04/2019

Apple Watch Series 4: Cheat sheet The Apple Watch Series 4 includes a 30% larger screen, an updated UI, and a number of business-friendly and health features, including the ability to ...
12:48, 06/04/2019

At WWDC 2019, Apple did the impossible and annoyed all the right people At the Worldwide Developers' Conference, Tim Cook and his cohorts somehow achieved a rare feat: pleasing the vast majority and irritating those who de...
12:32, 06/04/2019

Apple products you should and shouldn't buy: June 2019 edition Apple products are expensive, so it makes sense to avoid buying anything that's nearing the end of its lifecycle, or when you can buy something of equ...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Arlo Ultra review: Arlo's flagship security camera targets business users With 4K video support, enhanced night vision and a built-in spotlight, the Arlo Ultra is one of the most advanced and versatile security cameras curre...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Why HPE sees memory-driven computing as an answer to Moore's Law Purpose-built computing accelerators are being developed to gain higher performance, though memory-driven computing can be used to accelerate the acce...
07:32, 06/03/2019

What does Arm's new N1 architecture mean for Windows servers? Whether it's Windows Enterprise or a specialised IoT version of Windows Server, Windows on Arm is going to be an option for industrial and edge comput...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Alienware redesigns m15, m17 gaming laptops, adds ninth-generation Intel Core processors The updated notebooks are the thinnest and lightest 15-inch and 17-inch portables Dell's gaming arm has ever produced, while still offering advanced f...
20:32, 06/01/2019

PCI Express 5.0 finalized, but 4.0-compatible hardware is only now shipping The PCI Express standard stagnated after the release of PCI Express 3.0 in 2010. Major speed improvements are coming to PCI Express in the near future...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Dell Technologies fiscal Q1 mixed as storage, server and networking sales fall The company cited slower demand in China and large enterprise opportunities. Earnings in the quarter were better than expected, but sales fell short....
15:48, 05/30/2019

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attract...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Apple already the No. 3 smart glasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite e...
17:32, 05/29/2019

Intel and AMD announce new CPUs at Computex 2019 Intel and AMD presented new processors that will make their way into upcoming computers. Karen Roby and James Sanders discuss the next generation of C...
18:32, 05/28/2019

Apple already the No. 3 smartglasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite e...
10:16, 05/24/2019

HP's Q2 revenue remains flat with drop in PC units and printers sold While sales of desktop units were up slightly year-over-year, HP still saw an overall drop in the number of PCs sold due to the decline in Notebooks u...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Hardware and software vendors continue to flee Huawei following blacklisting Just over one week after an executive order prohibiting US companies from selling products to Huawei, the world's third largest smartphone manufacture...
13:16, 05/23/2019

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with Americ...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Arm suspends cooperation with Huawei, endangering mobile and server business UK-based Arm Holdings has issued a memo to staff indicating it must stop working with Chinese equipment manufacturer Huawei, following a US trade disp...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Sony Mobile effectively exiting US market amid slowing sales of smartphones Sony's new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida calls the loss-making division "indispensable," though half-hearted efforts in the US and struggles in carrier partne...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Walmart to take on Amazon Fire with trio of cheap Android tablets The new devices, which include a $64 8-inch and $79 10.1-inch slate and a $99 10.1-inch model with detachable keyboard, go on sale this week under the...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Huawei's "plan B" smartphone OS: What it needs to succeed Component manufacturers around the world are cutting off Huawei following an executive order signed by President Trump. As a result, Huawei's continge...
16:48, 05/21/2019

Honor 20 Lite review: Budget smartphone with good cameras, but competition is fierce Honor's entry-level 20-series handset offers decent battery life and performance, good cameras and plenty of internal storage. Among the downsides are...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Apple offers free keyboard replacement program for MacBook, MacBook Pro, refreshes MacBook Pro lineup Apple's move to offer free keyboard replacements on MacBooks and prioritization on repairs amounts to some insurance for customers' collective piece o...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Photos: Atari, Unix, ENIAC, and more from Vintage Computer Festival East 2019 Unix co-inventor Ken Thompson and Atari hardware engineer Joe Decuir were the keynote speakers at the Vintage Computer Festival East 2019. See photos ...
17:48, 05/17/2019

How tough are Apple's MacBook Pro laptops? This is a question I get asked a lot. As it turns out, I got the opportunity the other day to find out just how tough they are. And the answer is, the...
06:48, 05/17/2019

Sprint HTC 5G Hub available on May 31: Fast speeds on an Android-powered media center 5G networks are starting to go live and one of the first ways to experience this on Sprint is with the new HTC 5G Hub. It offers an Android media devi...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Quantum computing is not a cure-all for business computing challenges Quantum computing shows promise for specific industries, though business applications that rely on classical concepts are a poor fit for quantum syste...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Roborock S6 robot vacuum review: Faster, quieter, and more efficient than its predecessor The most reliable and best performing robot vacuum I have ever tested was the Roborock S5. That title now passes to its successor, the Roborock S6, th...
08:32, 05/16/2019

Six ways the new Mac Pro could go terribly, terribly wrong Apple has promised a new modular Mac Pro. With WWDC around the corner, there's a good chance we'll get a look at what Apple has in mind. But with Appl...
08:32, 05/16/2019

Why MDS vulnerabilities present a threat as serious as Spectre and Meltdown Microarchitectural Data Sampling are CPU side-channel vulnerabilities that allow attackers to view in-flight data from CPU-internal buffers. Learn mor...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Spectre and Meltdown explained: A comprehensive guide for professionals Staying up to date on Spectre and Meltdown can be challenging. This guide includes in-depth explanations about these uniquely dangerous security vulne...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Huawei P30 Lite review: Attractive and affordable, with excellent cameras With the P30 Lite, Huawei has favoured smart industrial design and a triple camera system over screen technology and battery capacity. If you're happy...
05:00, 05/15/2019

E-Ink tablets go far beyond the e-reader to offer outdoor productivity While the iPad doesn't have much to fear, a new generation of E-ink-based tablets and smartphones are offering superior outdoor readability, long batt...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Samsung receives safety certificate for car semiconductors Samsung has received the ISO 26262 Certification from TUV Rheinland for functional safety in its product development process for automotive semiconduc...
22:48, 05/12/2019

Best Raspberry Pi alternatives Fantastic selection of single board computers suitable for a variety of projects, from basic homebrew builds all the way to advanced applications such...
09:00, 05/11/2019

Has your iPhone or iPad stopped charging? Check this first! Has your iPhone or iPad suddenly and unexpectedly stopped charging? Or has charging become slow, or is charging intermittent even though the cable is ...
07:32, 05/10/2019

Photos: Graduate gift guide for 2019 Tech-savvy gifts are always a favorite of new grads. This roundup includes everything from wireless earphones to Bluetooth speakers and security devic...
15:16, 05/09/2019

Garmin unveils 2019 Dash Cam lineup and Dash Cam Mini: Providing incident detection and driver alerts As more and more distracted drivers take on responsible drivers, dashboard cameras are a rather inexpensive method to help alert you to poor drivers a...
09:48, 05/09/2019

Google Pixel 3: Cheat sheet The Pixel 3 is one of Google's premium flagship smartphones. Here are the most important details that professionals need to know about the Pixel 3, Pi...
06:00, 05/09/2019

10 super sweet laptops that come with Linux pre-installed If you're a Windows user, there's tremendous choice when it comes to laptops. And sure, you can install Linux. But if you want to buy a laptop with Li...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Samsung and Huawei crush Apple's smartphone global market share It wasn't long ago that it looked like Apple would overtake Samsung to grab the biggest chunk of the global smartphone market. But now the company has...
02:48, 05/06/2019

How to boost your Bluetooth signal to cover your entire home or office Bluetooth is a great technology for connecting together devices, but it has one limitation – range. But you can fix that! Here's how to spread a Bluet...
02:48, 05/06/2019

Photos: The best gifts for Mother's Day 2019 It's easy to find the perfect gift for mom with our gift guide. How about Game of Thrones insulated wine glasses? There's also a medical alert smartwa...
17:48, 05/03/2019

The best tech-focused Mother's Day gifts Here's a roundup of great tech gifts for Mother's Day this year. There's everything from insulated Game of Thrones wine tumblers to true wireless earb...
17:48, 05/03/2019

The best Mother's Day gifts for 2019 Here's a roundup of great tech gifts for Mother's Day this year. There's everything from insulated wine tumblers for the Game of Thrones mom and the i...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Fun and functional Raspberry Pi accessories One of the awesome things about the Raspberry Pi ecosystem is that it is so hugely popular that there are literally thousands of hardware accessories ...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Apple's silver linings are not enough to offset the storms It wasn't hard for Apple to not disappoint Wall Street with expectations as low as they were, but it's clear that Apple is putting a brave face on wha...
17:48, 04/30/2019

The importance of wireless ISPs in the age of 5G 5G networks require more base stations than previous LTE networks, making deployment in suburban and rural communities costly. WISPs provide in remote...
16:32, 04/30/2019

Garmin announces new Forerunners with incident detection, music, and menstrual cycle tracking Garmin continues to move the needle when it comes to GPS sports watches and these updates to the Forerunner series are designed for the casual to the ...
07:16, 04/30/2019

Cavalier Air speaker system hands-on: Wireless charging, Alexa control, and big room sound Smart speakers are found in millions of homes today, but that doesn't mean you can't have an intelligent speaker system that looks great and also offe...
13:00, 04/29/2019

Atom-powered $34 Atomic Pi: A music-friendly SBC for creators that runs Windows 10 The Atomic Pi is a full-featured SBC with unique features including a secondary audio output that can be used to drive two 5W speakers, and a 9-axis n...
10:00, 04/29/2019

2019 all-new Amazon Kindle review: Most affordable Kindle now has integrated lighting The Amazon Kindle was first introduced in 2007 and now 12 years later the most affordable model adds integrated lighting so you can read in any lighti...
09:48, 04/29/2019

Joan: An interesting solution to the meeting room availability nightmare Meeting room roulette can be costly, both in terms of actual salary dollars and frustration. Joan is a hardware/software solution that can help reduce...
09:48, 04/29/2019

AT&T offers 17.3-inch Samsung Galaxy View 2 Android tablet as portable DirecTV viewing device If watching TV on the go via your smartphone just isn't enough, you can haul around this massive tablet for $37 per month added to your wireless bill....
19:16, 04/28/2019

Wi-Fi is not actually bad for your health, scientists say Electronics have used the 2.4 and 5 GHz spectrum for years. These are not harmful, nor is any property unique to Wi-Fi harmful, according to new scien...
13:32, 04/28/2019

Galaxy Fold: The issues and the 'fix' ZDNet's Adrian Kingsley-Hughes sits down with TechRepublic's Karen Roby to talk about all of the issues with the latest Galaxy foldable phone and what...
13:32, 04/28/2019

Weed tech: Vapes, pipes, apps, and more marijuana gadgets and accessories Looking to buy a premium vape? Want to find more information about a particular strain? Interested in automating your grow operation? You've come to t...
12:00, 04/28/2019

How to quickly and securely wipe your data off almost any device If you have any sensitive data at all -- and these days who doesn't? -- at some point you are going to need to find a way to securely wipe it. It's a ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Ultimate Ears myBOOM 3 speaker hands-on: Thousands of ways to customize an outstanding audio experience While digital assistant speakers are all the rage today, having a great sounding portable speaker provides a better audio experience without having to...
12:00, 04/28/2019

LG G8 ThinQ first look review: Despite silly gimmicks, it's an affordable flagship worth considering The LG G8 ThinQ looks a lot like last year's G7 with some minor updates and a couple gimmicky unreliable functions. However, it is an affordable flags...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Asus VivoBook 15 X512 review: Compact and colourful, but screen and keyboard disappoint This slim-bezel ultrabook benefits from a clever screen hinge, a separate number pad and decent battery life, but the screen and keyboard could be bet...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Huawei P30 Pro review: Superb quad camera system puts Huawei's flagship ahead of the pack The quartet of rear cameras on the P30 Pro delivers superb results. Although there are minor drawbacks elsewhere, this is a handset that photography e...
12:00, 04/28/2019