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December 1, 2016 11:01 AM First look: Android on Chrome OS is a poor fit

Even for a beta, the merger of Google's two operating systems is a disappointment that begs the question: Why bother? Peanut butter and chocolate it's not. Android apps running on Chrome OS comprise an unpleasant mess, a highly uneven and limited experience that is below the quality level you'd expect even in beta mode -- a designation Google likes to apply 25

December 1, 2016 5:51 AM Nokia's Most Memorable Phones: 5 Phones That Made History

Nokia's reign as the most successful mobile phone brand lasted through the late 90s well into the 2000s, and most of us will have memories of using Nokia handsets. It was devastating for many fans to see the Finnish company’s decline in the mobile phone space in the smartphone revolution that Apple kicked off with the launch of the iPhone in 2007. Next came the exclusivity 36

November 30, 2016 4:45 PM La Liga chief Javier Tebas: You all know who I want to win Clasico

La Liga president Javier Tebas says everyone already knows which team he wants to win this weekend's Camp Nou Clasico. Zinedine Zidane's Madrid side travel to Barcelona on Saturday knowing a win would move them nine points clear of Luis Enrique's men at the top of the table. Tebas, who has made no secret of his support for Los Blancos, is looking forward 28

November 25, 2016 8:10 PM Japan plans 130-petaflops China-beating number-crunching supercomputer

Sadly, name of supercomputing monster is the boring "AI Bridging Cloud Infrastructure." Japan is reportedly planning to build a 130-petaflops supercomputer costing $173 million (£131 million) that is due for completion next year. Satoshi Sekiguchi, a director-general at Japan's ‎National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, where 46

November 24, 2016 10:47 AM Procrastinators prepare: Microsoft’s Solitaire is on iOS and Android devices

Of all the time-wasting tools we have used to chip away a few of the day’s hours, Solitaire is the granddaddy. Now that old friend is bursting forth into the 21st century, as Microsoft made it available on both iOS and Android for the first time. Although there are certainly many fans of Solitaire who have been playing it since its first digital inception 38

November 23, 2016 10:58 PM It's Starting: Green Party Launches Fundraising Drive for Presidential Recounts in WI, PA and MI

The Green Party, led by its nominee Jill Stein, will file for presidential recounts in three states that gave Donald Trump his Electoral College majority—Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania—if they can raise the filing fees and legal costs, the party said Wednesday. “After a divisive and painful presidential race, reported hacks into voter and party 24

November 22, 2016 6:21 PM December’s Xbox Games With Gold program showers subscribers with free games

If you’re low on cash after buying gifts for your family this holiday season, you’ll still have plenty of great games to play on your Xbox One. Microsoft has revealed the free games Xbox Live Gold subscribers will receive next month through the Games With Gold program, and it looks like the year will end on a very good note. For the entire month of December 41

November 22, 2016 4:03 PM Gigi Hadid Responds to Melania Trump Impersonation Backlash

Gigi Hadid apologized for her Melania Trump impersonation in a handwritten letter, which she posted via Twitter on Monday, November 21. "I was honored to host the AMAs last night and to work with some of the most respected writers in the business. I removed or changed anything in the script that I felt took the joke too far, and whether or not you choose 24

November 22, 2016 10:48 AM Netflix 4K streaming hits Windows 10 PCs, but only with Intel ‘Kaby Lake’ CPUs

Although Netflix has yet to make an official announcement, Windows Blog editor-in-chief Mollie Ruiz-Hopper said on Monday that Windows 10 customers can now stream content from the popular online media provider at a 3,840 x 2,160 (4K) resolution. This is an exclusive Microsoft Edge feature for Netflix subscribers on a Windows 10 PC or 2-in-1 device. Of course 32

November 19, 2016 1:10 PM Xbox One Backward Compatibility update to add Oblivion and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3?

MICROSOFT has once again announced more excellent backwards compatible Xbox 360 games available to play on Xbox One consoles. Xbox may have inexplicably announced the addition of two more games to their ever growing backwards compatibility library. Usually this would come from community manager Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb on Twitter. But in this instance 16