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This free app lets you play incredible-looking PC games on any Mac computer

This PC setup is a far-off dream for me, a lowly MacBook user. People like me who love playing video games but have Mac computers at home often have a case of PC envy. Almost all the best games debut on PCs and only show up on Macs years later – if at all. With recent PC-exclusive games including “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” ... Read More »

Netgear Arlo Go review: This security camera lets you roam free

Wi-Fi cameras have revolutionized home security, but they have one obvious limitation—they require a Wi-Fi connection to function. If you need to put a camera in a location your Wi-Fi network just can’t reach, or if you’d like to install a security camera in your RV, vacation home, or some other spot where you don’t want to pay for full-time ... Read More »

Let’s bridge the divide between academic and technical education

The economic arguments for widening access to higher education are widely accepted. The UK is moving towards a skills crisis that will be exacerbated by Brexit. We are facing some of the worst productivity levelsin the OECD, and we have acute shortages in many sectors, with a record number of advertised vacancies. The UK’s engineering industry alone will need another 1.8 ... Read More »

Digital Foundry Lets play PC games at 8K resolution

  Whether we like it or not – and let’s face facts, it’s probably the latter – 8K display technology is coming. 8K support is baked into the upcoming HDMI 2.1 standard, and in fact, if you live in the US and you have $5000 to spare, you can buy a quad-UHD screen right now: Dell’s 32-inch UP3218K. The question ... Read More »

Plex’s new Amazon Echo support lets you control your home theater with your voice

Plex is getting into the home automation game. The popular media management software just announced it now has an Alexa skill, as well as smart home features that turns off the lights or post a message in Slack based on an action you take with Plex. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE Amazon Echo TECHHIVE RATING $179.99MSRP $179.99 VIEW on Amazon Amazon’s ... Read More »

Google now lets you add app-like bookmarks on Android

Google released new Chrome Beta version and it comes with the feature called Progressive Web Apps. When a mobile site is launched and you want to “Add to Home Screen” through the Chrome options, a shortcut appears. The difference is it doesn’t act as a normal bookmark, but as an app that can draw notifications, be uninstalled and such. This ... Read More »

Netflix now lets you save downloads to your Android phone’s SD card

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New Facebook tool lets blind people ‘see’ photos

Social media platforms may be a great way of telling the world about your life, but not everyone can appreciate these moments in full. Facebook is launching “automatic alternative text”; a tool that uses object recognition technology to identify and describe an image, so that visually impaired and blind people using screen readers will be able to hear—and therefore visualize—what’s ... Read More »

Skype for the Web now lets you call non-Skype users

Skype is making its web app more like the desktop version with a few new ways to reach non-Skype users. With Skype for Web, users can now place voice calls to any mobile phone or landline through the new “Call phones” section. Of course, this requires some Skype credit or a Skype Unlimited World subscription, but the rates for International ... Read More »

Review: Meet the Nextbit Robin, an Android phone that never lets you run out of space

The stylish Robin automatically backs up your apps, bringing some much-needed innovation to the Android world. Similar Mobile View the transcript More Mobile Now Playing Review: Meet the Nextbit Robin, an Android phone that never lets you run out of space (2:46) Most Memorable Moments of MWC 2015 (3:23) Samsung Galaxy S7 rumor roundup(5:02) When are VR and AR coming ... Read More »