Tag Archives: Desktop

Drat It | Working on a desktop computer? How retro

When my husband and I bought our first tablet computer for the family six or seven years ago, we were mistaken about several things. First of all, the whole concept of having one tablet for three people was a huge mistake. Really, the gadgets are designed to serve one master. More importantly, one of the people supposedly sharing the device was ... Read More »

YouTube Desktop Refreshed With Material Design, New Logo Unveiled

HIGHLIGHTS New refreshed desktop theme follows Material Design It was previewed back in May Users on desktop also get a dark theme for cinematic experience Google’s YouTube, the popular video platform, is finally getting a makeover on desktop. The platform is also getting a brand new logo and icon which is the first-ever change made to YouTube since its launch ... Read More »

Intel 8th-gen packaging confirms 6-core desktop processors, new motherboard requirement

Monday morning, in the shadow of the Great American Eclipse, Intel revealed its 8th-gen Core processors. Well, some of them anyway. The initial announcement is limited to low-power laptop CPUs driven by a refreshed version of Intel’s 7th-gen “Kaby Lake” architecture, and the company declined to offer more specifics about 8th-gen desktop processors. But Intel’s updated imagery on its Core i5 and Core i7 pages shined a ... Read More »

Facebook Live adds PC game and desktop live streaming

Facebook is taking a swing at Twitch while also one-upping its mobile live streaming video competitors. Today, all users can go Live directly from Facebook’s desktop website via their webcam, stream through professional equipment and software hooked up to a desktop and broadcast gameplay from their computer. Previously, Facebook had only allowed Pages to stream from their desktop, not users, ... Read More »

Ellp is like IFTTT for the desktop

One of the more useful online services for getting things done is IFTTT.com, which stands for If This, Then That. For example, if rain is the forecast for tomorrow, then send me an email. A new program for the Windows called Ellp (currently in beta) is kind of like IFTTT for the desktop. It can’t carry out the wide number ... Read More »

Samsung’s ArtPC Pulse is a cylindrical desktop PC with 360-degree sound

Perhaps Samsung has more pressing matters to address, and that’s why we never received an official release on the ArtPC Pulse, a cylindrical desktop PC that’s now available for pre-order on Amazon. But if you’re interested in computers with modern art aspirations, check out the product page and consider, well, what it all means. Looking much like HP’s Pavilion Wave ... Read More »

Dell Inspiron 17 7778 review: This massive 17-inch 2-in-1 is a worthwhile desktop replacement

Dell recently refreshed its Inspiron notebook line with a new batch of 2-in-1s that come in a variety of configurations and sizes. Within the line’s flagship 7000 series, the 17-inch models are held up as “high-performance,” compared to their 13- and 15-inch kin. Here we review the Inspiron 17 7778, which is one rung down from the top of the ... Read More »

Google Maps Now Lets You Send Directions to iPhone From Desktop

Google back in April rolled out a feature to Android users that allowed them to send directions of any location to their smartphone, right from the desktop. The company has now introduced the feature to its iOS app.The updated Google Maps for iOS version 4.7.0 is now available to download from theApp Store and majorly brings the send directions from ... Read More »