If you’ve had your PC for more than a few months, it’s probably lousy with dust, dirt, and worse. It’s time to do some spring cleaning on your PC—and I’m talking about the actual hardware here, not your operating system or data files.
ChromeOS developer and hacker Liam McLoughlin told Twitter Thursday that not only has he figured out how to gain root access on Google Glass, the task is apparently pretty simple.
looks like root is easy too: reboot-bootloader gives you fastboot oem unlock. There is fun to be had here...
Longtime Microsoft blogger Paul Thurrott recently published a blog post sharing his thoughts on Microsoft’s planned unveiling of the next generation Xbox. In it, he said Microsoft will initially offer two pricing models for the console: a standalone version for $499 and another that will sell for $299 that requires a two-year Xbox Live Gold commitment ($10 per month for 24 months).
Of all the iconic scenes from the original Star Wars movie, the one that resonated with me the most was the hologram monster chess match. Despite all our Wolf Blizter- and Tupac-related holographic advances, we are nowhere near virtual 3D Dungeons & Dragons board games.
After years of promises and endless prototype demos, 2013 may finally be the year you get to stash a smartphone in your back pocket without breaking it. Well, at least without crushing the screen anyway.
Yoon Bu-hyun, vice president at LG’s mobile division, recently said the company plans to release a smartphone with an OLED flexible display during the last three months of 2013, according to The Wall Street Journal. LG Electronics and LG Display will work together to develop the phone, Yoon said; LG Display began mass producing flexible displays for e-readers in early 2012.
Microsoft has announced that it will reveal the next Xbox console, thought to be the Xbox 720, on 21 May.
The next generation of Xbox console will be unveiled by Microsoft on 21 May, it has confirmed. The event will take place at the Xbox campus in Redmond and will be hosted by Don Mattrick, Microsoft's president of interactive entertainment business.
Smartphones running Mozilla's Firefox OS have gone on sale today.
Spanish retailer Geeksphone has put two Firefox OS smartphones up for sale today. Developers and early adopters can now get their hands on the Keon and Peak handsets with price tags of €91 and €149 excluding VAT respectively.
Running two antivirus programs simultaneously is a bit like mixing a fine, vintage Cabernet with breakfast cereal. Each is good on its own right, but the combination may have unpleasant effects.
Before I explain why, let's get some definitions out of the way. The term antivirus has come to mean a program that launches when you boot your PC and stays running in memory, protecting you in real time not just from viruses (which are, technically speaking, passé), but Trojans, rootkits, and all other forms of malware.
A photo of Apple's alleged budget iPhone with a plastic case has been leaked online along with a release date and price.
The image shows what could be the polycarbonate plastic shell of the rumoured budget iPhone. Leaked by Tactus, the site says it might be the real deal but isn't making any solid claims.
Last week's news wasn't generous to PCs. In fact, half the Internet was ready to eulogize our beloved black boxes after market research showed that computer shipments fell by double-digit percentages in the first quarter. Stick a fork in 'em, the common wisdom declared. PCs are done.
But nothing could be further from the truth. PCs aren't dead—they're microwaves. But not for much longer.
Hear me out.
Author: Zack Arnett
Zack is the Founder/Editor-in-Chief for THCComputerTech since April 2012. Once his website takes off he hopes to get his information to all parts of the world, and writing reviews for the good of his viewers.