Tag Archives: personalcomputing

Apple patent troll strikes again with FaceTime lawsuit

For such a genial component of Apple's ecosystem, FaceTime certainly attracts a lot of lawsuits from interested bodies.

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Google-backed startup’s chat bots turn ads into conversations

AdLingo, a marketing platform fresh out of Google's Area 120 incubator program, is making advertisements "conversational" with the help of AI.

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Surface Pro 6 review: Still the best 2-in-1 PC

Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 is the ideal hybrid tablet.

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Lenovo retakes the top spot in PC shipments

Happy days are here again for Lenovo, though not for most of the PC industry. The Chinese tech firm has reclaimed the top spot for PC shipments in both Gartner and IDC market share estimates for the third quarter of the year, pushing past HP to scoo...

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Microsoft promises to recover files deleted by Windows 10 update bug

Microsoft has pledged to rescue those all-important personal files that its most recent Windows 10 update contrived to consume. The company was forced to halt the rollout of its October 2018 upgrades when users started complaining that their document...

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AMD’s 12- and 24-core Threadripper 2 CPUs arrive October 29th

You're in luck if you were enticed by AMD's second-generation Threadripper CPUs but felt that going all-out on the 32-core model was a little too over-the-top. The chip designer has announced that the 12-core Threadripper 2920X and 24-core 2970WX wi...

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Send us your holiday shopping questions!

Yes, we know: We're a little early here.

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iMac Pro, 2018 MacBook Pros require Apple software for certain repairs

In new Apple computers with its custom T2 chip (currently the iMac Pro and MacBook Pro 2018 models) it serves the purpose of "the System Management Controller, image signal processor, audio controller, and SSD controller." That means it can handle th...

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A ‘Dota’ veteran’s take on ‘Arena of Valor’ for Switch

I've been playing multiplayer online battle arena games -- better known as MOBAs -- for the best part of two decades. First it was Dota, back when the game was still a custom Warcraft III map. Steam tells me I've sunk over 2000 hours into Valve's Dot...

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Cellphone and internet adoption may have peaked in the US

There's no question that technologies like cellphones and internet access have become ubiquitous, but they now appear to be hitting their peak in the US. Pew Research Center's latest technology study has shown that key categories technological adopt...

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