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5 ways to make the most of Reddit for Android and iOS

Credit: Ben Patterson If you ask me, the new official Reddit app for Android phones and iPhones makes for a better Reddit browsing experience than the full Reddit website, particularly once you know what you’re doing. For starters, you can “pin” your favorite subreddits to the top of your list, as well as quickly jump from one “parent” comment to ... Read More »

This week in games: Mass Effect Andromeda on display, Deus Ex gets DirectX 12

Here we are, almost a week after Ubisoft sprayed farts into my nose, and I’m still feeling a bit sick. Was it actually farts? Or was it something worse? Maybe tuberculosis, or black plague, or anthrax. Or maybe they ground up the source code for Watch Dogs and shot it straight into my nose. That would certainly explain the feelings ... Read More »

Dolby Vision versus HDR-10 TV: A format war and more

4K UHD (2160p resolution) is no longer the big news in TV land. HDR (High Dynamic Range) has supplanted it in the conversation. Why? It’s not lack of detail, insufficient pixels, or 1080p resolution in general that’s been the major issue with TVs for the last few years. It’s been the lack of contrast and washed-out colors caused by the ... Read More »

How,to,run,a,DOS,program,in,Windows,10

6COMMENTS Lincoln Spector | @LincolnSpector Contributing Editor, PCWorld Jul 8, 2016 7:46 AM Madeline absolutely must run a particular DOS program for her medical transcription business. Can she do this in Windows 10?The real issue isn’t whether you’re running Windows 7, 8, or 10. It’s whether you’re using a 32- or 64-bit version of the operating system. Any 32-bit version ... Read More »

FBI chief says Guccifer lied about hacking into Clinton’s email server

A Romanian hacker’s claim that he broke into Hillary Clinton’s private email server in 2013 was a lie, according to the FBI. Marcel Lehel Lazar, also known as Guccifer, has boasted about the breach to various media outlets, saying in May that it had been “easy.” But on Thursday, FBI director James Comey said that Lazar, who is now in ... Read More »

Fearing surveillance, man allegedly shot at Google and set self-using vehicle ablaze

A man who instructed police he feared surveillance through Google has been arrested and charged with arson after one of the enterprise‘s self-driving motors changed into destroyed in an assault in June. Raul Murillo Diaz of Oakland turned into stopped with the aid of police after Google safety noticed him usingacross the business enterprise‘s headquarters campus in Mountain View, California, ... Read More »

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 overview: the brand new humans’s champion topples Titans

Wow, what a big performance difference jumping in advance two technological generations can make. If Nvidia had launched the GeForce GTX 1070 (starting at $380 MSRP, $450 Nvidia Founders versionreviewed) just last week it’d’ve been the maximum effective single-GPU portraits card to ever grace the earth, edging out the awe-inspiring—and $1,000—GTX Titan X. inside the wake of the launch of ... Read More »

Mark Hamill talks Squadron 42: Oh how a long way we’ve come since Wing Commander

Mark Hamill is lots busier this time round in big name Wars Episode VIII. The actor, who reprised hisposition as Luke Skywalker in big name Wars: The force Awakens, took a ruin after an extended day of filming the franchise’s eighth installment at London’s Pinewood Studios to speak approximately his go backto video video games. Hamill is part of an ... Read More »

Apple denies file it will forestall promoting iTunes music downloads in as low as two years

Mark Mulligan, a music enterprise analyst at Canadian music Week, told digital track information that musicdownloads still generate a variety of money. He projected that they might generate upwards of $600 million in 2019. Mulligan additionally estimates, however, that with the aid of 2020 sales from Apple music subscriptionscould have surpassed iTunes keep sales even at their peak. “with the ... Read More »

risky 7-Zip flaws positioned many other software products at risk

two vulnerabilities recently patched in 7-Zip should put vulnerable to compromise many software programmerchandise and devices that package the open-supply document archiving library. the failings, an out-of-bounds study vulnerability and a heap overflow, were observed by researchers from Cisco’s Talos security group. They had been constant in 7-Zip 16.00, launched Tuesday. The 7-Zip software program can percent and unpack documents ... Read More »