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Acer's Swift 7 is the world's thinnest laptop, making yours look huge

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 14:41

Acer's Swift 7 is the thinnest laptop in the world.

HTC's Vive Pro and wireless adapter make me want to love VR again

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 14:10

HTC and Valve’s Vive was the first virtual reality headset that really made me jump on the VR hype train. Not only could you escape into virtual worlds, but thanks to its motion tracking sensors, your movement in the real world was translated into the digital. Like Facebook’s (FB) Oculus Rift, the Vive’s display resolution made individual pixels clearly visible in certain situations, killing any sense of true immersion.

Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant duke it out at CES 2018

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 08:36

CES 2018 had more than its fair share of wacky items and compelling gadgets, but one of the biggest trends to emerge, once again, from the popular tech expo was voice-enabled devices. And, of course, it was all about Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

The weirdest tech of CES 2018

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 16:04

Here are seven items at CES 2018, some of which address legitimate use cases and some of which may be closer to mad-scientist territory.

Sennheiser co-CEO: Why we're betting on AR and VR with 3-D audio

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:02

At CES 2018, Sennheiser announced two new products that focus on recording or playing back 3-D audio.

Honda wants to prove robots can help you, not kill you

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:23

Honda wants to change your perception of robots. And it's hoping to do so with four new concept robots.

Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in an unnamed city

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:17

At CES 2018, Ford announced it is working with a city in which it will operate its self-driving cars. The automaker wouldn't identify the city but did say how autonomous vehicles can change the way people live.

Intel wants this drone to fly you around

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:04

Intel is betting that Volocopter 2X will be one of the first passenger-carrying drones to operate in the U.S. A prototype of the pilotless two-seat helicopter-like drone was shown off at CES 2018 in Las Vegas.

AMD CEO on chip security flaws: ‘We're absolutely all over this’

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:15

AMD CEO Lisa Su told Yahoo Finance that the Austin, Texas-based computer and graphics chip company is quickly working to resolve and address a recently-discovered security flaw that affects AMD computer chips.

Nvidia went all out for PC gaming at CES 2018

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 13:09

Nvidia (NVDA) might be making big news at CES 2018 thanks to its artificial intelligence and self-driving car technologies, but the company originally started out by building PC graphics cards. It’s an impressive display of gaming power, and likely to drain players’ wallets in the year ahead. Nvidia has been working on cloud gaming technology, the ability to stream and play games at their highest settings from high-powered servers to anything from the best laptop to a 5-year-old hunk of junk, for some time now.

What a security expert thought of a few new smart-home devices at CES 2018

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:45

It's hard to figure out which of the connected household devices on display at CES 2018 is worth buying, but it's even more difficult to know if they are secure from hackers. A security expert visits exhibits and tries to help.