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Toshiba Crams Five Computers In Its Shape-Shifting Concept PC

It’s a concept, but it’s a super fun one. Toshiba’s shape-shifting concept 5-in-1 PC somehow manages to be a laptop, a tablet, a convertible tablet, a canvas and a presentation TV-type device. A few of those five might be redundant (and/or useless), but it’s pretty freaking sweet to see one computer try to be everything you want it to be.


How To Install SteamOS

Valve recently released its Beta version of SteamOS, based on the Debian distro of Linux. Naturally, we were intrigued by its release and wanted to take the new OS for a test run. We’ve put together a guide on how to install the operating system.


The Large Pixel Collider Might Be The Most Powerful Gaming PC Known To Man

PC gamers have long looked down upon the paltry graphics offered by consoles, and now their cliff of smugness is about to rise even higher with the birth of the Large Pixel Collider: an immense gaming system with eye-watering specs.


Someone Has Been Attacking The Battlefield 4 Servers

Having trouble joining the fight in Battlefield 4 over the weekend? Might be because DICE’s servers are a virtual battlefield of their own right now.


Does Switching Between Two Different Gadgets Mess You Up?

My kitchen table looks like some kind of laptop turf war right now. On the left, my beloved beater ThinkPad. On the right, a borrowed MacBook. I’ve been using both all day. It’s driving me crazy.


Intel Announces Tiny New Processor For Our Mobile Future

Reports of Moore’s Law’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. In its opening Developers Forum keynote presentation at San Francisco’s Moscone West Center today, Intel unveiled its newest class of minuscule Quark processors. And the Quark could very well make almost any device smarter at 14nm.


The Xbox One Controller Will Work With Your PC....In 2014

PC Gamers! You won’t have to spend more money to make your Xbox One controller work with your computer. Unlike the 360 which requires a wired controller or an extra dongle, the Xbox One’s controller will work fine with your PC games. Well, it’ll work fine with your PC after a software update in 2014.


How To Set Up A PC, The Right Way

All expecting parents have read What to Expect When You’re Expecting, because when that little bundle of joy drops out of mummy, you’d better be ready with lots of paper towels and a whole lot of specialised knowledge about what to do from that moment forward. Though it’s not quite as messy (or scary), setting up a new PC requires a similar sort of informed approach if you want to raise it properly from the moment it squirts out of the courier truck and into your life.


How To Banish Bloatware From Your PC And Smartphone

You’re never going to use the borked trial versions of all these programs that came pre-installed on your new laptop or smartphone, so why should they continue taking up precious hard drive space? Here’s how to cut the deadweight out of your operating system.


Three Steps You Can Take To Protect Yourself From Online Spying

The recent PRISM scandal has validated both the general public’s growing unease with federal law enforcement agencies, and many of the fringe element’s accusations about Big Brother’s online behaviour. Just knowing governments can rummage through your online life doesn’t sit well with many folks. Here are some simple and effective ways of keeping your digital identity anonymous and your data your own.