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Despite Samsung’s best efforts, the smartphone can’t replace your computer yet

Business Insider/Antonio Villas-Boas Samsung has a deep history of testing wild ideas with new products and features. There were the “touchless” controls in the Galaxy S4. Curved TVs that are more expensive without adding much of a benefit. Even refrigerators with tablet computers built into the door. Samsung’s latest trick: turning your smartphone into a full-ondesktop computer. That trick is also ... Read More »

Tested: Battlefield 1 shines on this all-AMD gaming PC despite DirectX 12 weirdness

Bizarre DX12 results don’t take away from Battlefield 1’s brilliance on AMD’s FX-8370 processor and Radeon RX 480. Credit: Brad Chacos 11COMMENTS Brad Chacos | @BradChacos Senior Editor, PCWorld Nov 11, 2016 3:00 AM DICE didn’t let you down this time, folks. Battlefield 4 stumbled out of the gate with connection problems. The less said about Battlefield: Hardline the better. ... Read More »

Seagate will cut 6,500 staff despite uptick in hard disk demand

hard disk drive from Seagate Credit: Seagate 1COMMENT John Ribeiro IDG News Service Jul 11, 2016 7:40 PM Seagate Technology will cut about 6,500 jobs worldwide, or 14 percent of its workforce, with most of the cuts in manufacturing jobs, it said Monday. The data storage maker had said in June that it was aiming to cut 1,600 employees, or ... Read More »

Older Chromebooks may not get the Play keep, despite the fact that they’re able to run Android apps

Chromebooks recently beat out Macs in terms of shipments, in step with one analyst company. Now itseems Google has a plan to turn that feat into an ongoing income streak: Android apps. lots and masses of Android apps. because the employer announced all through Google I/O 2016, Google plans to carry the complete Playsave—Google’s repository for Android apps—to Chrome OS. ... Read More »