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Rekord i sårbarheter för Internet Explorer

Antalet kända sårbarheter för Microsofts webbläsare Internet Explorer i år är redan fler än för hela förra året. Det rapporterar säkerhetsföretaget Bromium. @2014-07-28 10:38

Så ser succéprognosen ut för spel till mobilen

Enligt analytiker väntas en rejäl boom i intäkter. På bara några få år beräknas marknaden omsätta det dubbla. @2014-07-28 06:00

Spelstudion reste sig ur Grin-askan

Efter att det svenska spelbolaget Grin fick soppatorsk bestämde ett gäng före detta anställda sig för att testa lyckan på egen hand. Snart är det dags för elddopet. @2014-07-26 08:00

"Det krävs en ny syn på it-säkerhet"

"Dagens it-säkerhetsarbete kräver att man håller jämna steg med kreativa kriminella", skriver James Tucker. @2014-07-25 11:55

Uppgifter: Googles miljardaffär klar

Enligt amerikansk media är nu jättens Twitch-uppköp i hamn. @2014-07-25 09:59

Amazons praktfiasko

Företaget gör storförlust efter hektiskt kvartal. @2014-07-25 09:27

Stort säkerhetshål upptäckt hos Wordpress

Tidigare okänd brist i den populära bloggportalen kan drabba miljontals användare. @2014-07-25 06:00

Fritt fall för krisföretaget

Eniro-krisen fortsätter. Bolaget rapporteras nu stå utan finanschef. @2014-07-24 15:00

Speljätten bestulen på miljonbelopp

Kungsbackabaserade Bergsala rapporterar ett inbrott modell större. @2014-07-24 12:19

Facebooks mobila succésiffror

Jätten växer så att det knakar på den mobila sidan. Visar upp fler användare än någonsin. @2014-07-24 09:51

Nokia starkare än förväntat

Det finska företaget höjer därmed förväntningarna för helåret 2014. @2014-07-24 09:18

Sociala medier livsviktigt för semestersvenskar

Färsk undersökning visar att svenskarna har svårt att koppla av från flödet på ledigheten. @2014-07-24 06:00

Svenska skattepengar för hundratals miljoner till Apple

Apple kan skatta sig lycklig över Sverige. Myndigheter och kommuner lägger nämligen enorma summor på surfplattor från jätten. @2014-07-23 15:00

Apple tackar Iphone för ökad vinst

Företaget går framåt, men visar samtidigt på en mindre omsättning än förväntat. @2014-07-23 10:43

Planen: ska slå ihop alla Windows-system

Microsoft tänker satsa på ett och samma operativsystem framöver. @2014-07-23 10:00

Microsoft under förväntan

Företaget lyckades inte nå förväntningarna under årets andra kvartal. @2014-07-23 09:12

Verizon visar på succékvartal

Det amerikanska kommunikationsbolaget gör betydligt större vinst än väntat. @2014-07-23 09:00

Här är länderna som skickar mest spam

Väntade jättar i topp. Skandinaver mindre benägna att skräpa ner inkorgen än andra länder. @2014-07-23 06:00

Här är Yahoos nya miljonaffär

Jätten köper upp bolag för att bli bättre på riktad reklam i appar. @2014-07-22 15:04

Minskad vinst för Acando

Konsultbolaget backade under årets andra kvartal. @2014-07-22 14:34

Ny teknik

Svenskt supermaterial för läkemedel

Det extremt porösa materialet Upsalite gör att molekyler lättare kan tas upp av kroppen. Därmed kan ratade läkemedelskandidater få en ny chans. @2014-07-28 13:45

Här åskar det just nu

SMHI har kartan som visar åskvädrens utbredning över Sverige i realtid. @2014-07-28 13:00

Kartan avslöjar gårdagens blixtattack

Sjutton blixtnedslag där urladdningen hade en strömstyrka större än 100 kA. Det visar SMHI:s karta över Sverige för i går, årets blixttätaste dag. @2014-07-28 10:29

Blixtrekord

Under söndagens åskväder sattes nytt blixtrekord i Sverige. @2014-07-28 09:58

Gigantiska mikroskop växer fram

I den skånska myllan utanför Lund växer två av Europas största forskningsanläggningar fram – Max IV och ESS. I den ena pågår testkörningar. I den andra togs första spadtaget i förra veckan. @2014-07-28 07:00

Analytiker: Teknikjätten kan vara förlegad om tre år

Pedro de Noronha, verkställande direktör för hedgefonden Noster Capital, säger sig vara osäker på Apples långsiktiga potential. @2014-07-25 15:33

Oviss framtid för rymdödlor

Rysk forskning om ödlors förmåga att föröka sig i rymden är allvarligt hotad. @2014-07-25 08:40

Jorden undslapp förödande solstorm

En solstorm som inträffade för två år sedan var nära att "slunga modern civilisation tillbaka till 1700-talet", enligt Nasa. @2014-07-25 08:37

Datastöld hos ECB

Anonyma hackare har tagit sig in i en databas hos Europeiska centralbanken (ECB) och har därifrån kommit över kontaktuppgifter till personer som registrerats av banken, skriver ECB i ett pressmeddelande. @2014-07-24 14:28

Paracetamol lika bra som placebo

Paracetamol hjälper inte mer än placebo mot ryggskott, visar en studie som på torsdagen publiceras i den ansedda medicinska tidskriften the Lancet, skriver Dagens Nyheter. @2014-07-24 10:14

Varmt väder tynger Vattenfall

De låga elpriserna fortsätter att pressa statliga Vattenfall, som också redovisar en ny miljardsmäll i Tyskland. @2014-07-23 15:01

Djuphavskamera upptäcker nya arter

Planetens sista outforskade vildmark, djuphavet, blir nu betydligt lättare att upptäcka tack vare ett kamerasystem som inte skrämmer djuren, rapporterar Vetenskapsradion. @2014-07-23 10:20

Saab slutför Kockumsaffären

Försvarskoncernen Saab har slutfört köpet av det svenska varvet Thyssen Krupp Marine, tidigare Kockums, skriver Saab i ett pressmeddelande. @2014-07-22 15:47

Apple gör rekordstor beställning av Iphone 6

Apple har beställt stora kvantiteter av de två kommande versionerna av Iphone 6. @2014-07-22 15:05

Stor klimatpåverkan från nötkött

Produktionen av nötkött är cirka tio gånger mer skadlig för miljön än mat från någon annan boskap, enligt en ny studie. @2014-07-22 11:52

Svenskt brons i fysik-OS

I konkurrens med närmare 400 deltagare från totalt 86 länder tog nyblivne studenten Mattias Sjö från Lund brons i årets upplaga av fysikolympiaden som hölls i Kazakstan. @2014-07-21 15:10

Toms hardware

Transcend SSD340 256 GB Review: Now With JMicron Inside

We have our first retail SSD with JMicron's JMF667H controller. Paying $115 for 256 GB of fast storage sure sounds attractive, but has the company ironed out the issues that plagued it in the early days of SSDs? We run its SSD340 through our grinder. @2014-07-28 09:00

RAID Data Recovery and Repair Services: A Buyer's Guide

RAID data recovery and disk repair is more complicated than dealing with a single drive. Here are considerations before choosing a service. @2014-07-26 09:00

LG 34UM95 34-Inch Ultra-Wide QHD Monitor Review

When we looked at 29-inch ultra-wide displays last year, we asked for greater size and more pixels. LG answers that request with its 34UM95, a 34-inch panel with a resolution of 3440x1440. Today we run it through our performance and usability analysis. @2014-07-25 09:00

HTC One (M8) And One (E8) Review: A Flagship And Its Sidekick

We run HTC's flagship Android smartphone, the One (M8), through our exhaustive benchmark suite. In addition, we take a close look at its less expensive sibling, the HTC One (E8). Both devices are compared and tested against a strong field of competition. @2014-07-24 09:00

Who's Who In Power Supplies, 2014: Brands Vs. Manufacturers

Do you think that all power supplies are manufactured by the brand on the label? Think again. We show what makes a good PSU and reveal who builds them. You can actually find lots of quality (instead of just scrap metal) behind some of the budget labels. @2014-07-23 09:00

Nvidia Officially Unveils the Shield Tablet and Shield Controller

The Shield Tablet advances both mobile media consumption and gaming by combining the best features of the Tegra Note 7 and Shield handheld gaming device into a compelling mini tablet and wireless controller. @2014-07-22 15:00

Best Of The Best, Part 2: Who Makes The Most Elite PC Case?

Our search continues for the one performance-oriented case with the highest-quality fit, finish, features, and materials. A spate of recent arrivals extend our series out into three parts, so today we see if the second round can top the first. @2014-07-22 09:00

PowerColor Devil 13 Dual Core R9 290X 8 GB Review: Dual Hawaii on Air

PowerColor’s Devil 13 graphics card, with its two Hawaii GPUs and massive heat sink, weighs in at more than two kilograms and exudes luxury. But can it compete with AMD’s dual-GPU reference design with closed-loop water cooling? Let’s find out! @2014-07-21 09:00

Data Recovery and Disk Repair: A Guide to Software and Services

Depending on the severity and nature of your hard drive problems, data recovery solutions can range from free software to expensive services. @2014-07-20 09:00

Best SSDs For The Money: July 2014

This month, we discuss a couple of new high-end SSDs based on fresh developments in flash technology. Are they really that much better than the latest mainstream-oriented drives, though? Check out our recommendations for more information! @2014-07-19 09:00

2013 Lexus LS600h L: Plenty of Tech, but Short on Value

We spent a week with Lexus' flagship hybrid executive sedan to judge its infotainment system and amenities. Do the Japanese have what it takes to tackle compelling German competition, or has the company lost its way? Join us as we look at the LS600h L. @2014-07-18 09:00

Overlord Tempest X270OC, 27" 120 Hz IPS Gaming Monitor Review

After many reader requests to review Overlord’s 120 Hz 27-inch QHD monitor, we finally got a brand new X270OC in our labs. It’s the only IPS screen we know of that can exceed a 60 Hz refresh rate. We run it through our benchmark and usability test suite. @2014-07-17 09:00

AMD Mantle: A Graphics API Tested In Depth

AMD's Mantle is available to users of certain Radeon cards, as are the first few titles with corresponding API support. We gathered up a number of CPUs and graphics boards, fired up Battlefield 4 and Thief, and set off on a benchmarking odyssey. @2014-07-16 09:00

Four 80 PLUS Gold Power Supplies Under 450 W, Reviewed

Although high-wattage power supplies get most of the glory, we take our hats off to small, efficient solutions offering more practical output. We take four sub-450 W PSUs and run them through our benchmark suite to see if we can determine a winner. @2014-07-15 10:00

Oppo N1 Review: Future-Looking Phablet Or Oversized Flop?

Oppo's N1 sports a unique pivoting camera, a large-format display, and two different operating system options. Are those features enough to make up for an older hardware platform and dicey software optimization in a sea of compelling competition? @2014-07-14 09:00

JMicron Returns: The JMF667H Controller On Four Reference SSDs

It's rare that we get the chance to test SSDs before they hit production. But after waltzing with Silicon Motion's SM2246EN platform last year, JMicron offered us a handful of reference drives with different types of flash, all driven by the new JMF667H. @2014-07-11 09:00

AOC G2460PQU 24-inch 144 Hz Gaming Monitor Review

Not many monitors can run at 144 Hz, but AOC is adding to your list of choices with its G2460PQU 24-inch TN-based screen. We’ve already tested similar displays from Asus and BenQ. Can AOC match their speed and performance at a roughly $250 price point? @2014-07-10 09:00

Best Graphics Cards For The Money: July 2014

This month, we fill in the blanks on Nvidia's re-branded budget-oriented graphics card line-up, including multiple versions of the GeForce GT 730 and 740. We also lay out the price changes that happened (both good and bad) over the past month. @2014-07-09 09:00

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) Review: Wi-Fi Vs. LTE

Today's review of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) includes the LTE-capable and Wi-Fi-only tablets, allowing us to compare Samsung's own Exynos 5 Octa platform to Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800. Can either configuration usurp Apple's iPad Air? @2014-07-08 09:00

Is Your Windows 8 Tablet Fast Enough For PC Gaming?

Why should Nintendo's 3DS XL, Sony's PlayStation Vita, and Nvidia's Shield have all the fun? We take Dell's Windows 8.1-based Venue 8 Pro, powered by an Atom processor, and try turning it into a portable PC gaming console with a handful of upgrades. @2014-07-07 09:00

Best Gaming CPUs For The Money: July 2014

We've seen what Intel's new $75 multiplier-unlocked Pentium G3258 can do, and you shouldn't be surprised that it affects our recommendations. In addition, we talk about AMD's upcoming water-cooled CPU and rumors of Intel's Haswell-E architecture. @2014-07-03 09:00

Three AMD AM1 Motherboards For The Kabini APU, Reviewed

Targeting power-misers, AMD’s low-energy Kabini-based APUs could easily find their way into entertainment PCs, office machines, and PoS terminals. Of course, you need a motherboard to make it a “platform” and we found three companies willing to help. @2014-07-02 09:00

Samsung 850 Pro SSD Review: 3D Vertical NAND Hits Desktop Storage

After winning an award last year for its 840 EVO, Samsung is ready to follow up with another high-end offering. The company's 850 Pro SSD merges the EVO's familiar MEX controller with 3D V-NAND. Does the combination justify an upgrade, or should you wait? @2014-07-01 04:00

BenQ RL2460HT 24-Inch Monitor Review: Is Gaming Good At 60 Hz?

Does a true gaming monitor need to have a 120 or 144 Hz refresh rate? BenQ’s RL2460HT offers plenty of features that cater to enthusiasts, but it tops out at 60 Hz. Can those extra capabilities compensate, or should you continue your search elsewhere? @2014-06-30 09:00

System Builder Marathon Q2 2014: System Value Compared

The race tightens as all three builders try to squeeze the ultimate performance out of smaller budgets and the addition of an OS. Can the cheap gamer still game? Will one of the better-equipped systems finally top a comparison of performance to price? @2014-06-27 09:00

System Builder Marathon, Q2 2014: A Balanced High-End Build

Competition tightens (along with pricing) as we respond to frequently-requested budget updates for $500, $1000, and $1500 machines. In response to other requests, we add an operating system to each machine. Can today’s cheaper PCs still perform well? @2014-06-26 09:00

System Builder Marathon, Q2 2014: Our Enthusiast PC

Faced with a more aggressive budget, we're dialing back our mainstream enthusiast PC's hardware, while trying to maintain aggressive performance in games, productivity, and content creation applications. This quarter's config goes heavy on value. @2014-06-25 09:00

System Builder Marathon, Q2 2014: Our Budget Gaming PC

This quarter's System Builder Marathon kicks off with some new rules inspired by feedback from you, our readers. Can Paul match the potency of last quarter's configuration at a lower price point, or does today's all-AMD PC struggle to keep up? @2014-06-24 09:00

How To Build A PC: From Component Selection To Installation

Learn how to choose the right components for your first build, where to buy them, and the installation basics necessary to build a PC. @2014-06-23 09:00

Tom's Hardware Visits STMicroelectronics In Rennes, France

"French factory," they say, is almost an oxymoron. When was the last time you saw a news story about the success of a manufacturing plant in the land of Beaujolais and Brie? Our French team took a tour of STMicro's operation in Rennes and reports back. @2014-06-20 09:00

Engadget

Europe approves Apple's $3 billion takeover of Beats

Apple is officially a step closer to owning Beats, as the $3 billion merger has just been cleared in Europe. The EU commission ruled that the merger "did not raise concerns because the combined (headphone) market share of Apple and Beats Electronics... @2014-07-28 13:40

New photo app is all Selfies, all the time

We know what you're thinking, but a new app called Selfies is actually kind of fun, considering that it's a barely-promoted one-off from Automattic (the company responsible for WordPress). It told TechCrunch that Selfies was in development for eight... @2014-07-28 12:27

London will be a 5G city by 2020, promises Boris

As London becomes the bright shining center of the European tech scene, it's only natural that the city would like to maintain its place at the top of the pile. That's why mayor Boris Johnson is pledging that London will roll out a 5G network across... @2014-07-28 11:31

This floating 3D video shows 'Star Wars' holograms are closer than we think

Thanks to Princess Leia's famous Star Wars plea, true holograms rank just behind flying cars as tech we want, nay deserve to have in our lifetimes -- and Tupac-style flimflam won't cut it. Now, an exhibition from artists Chris Helson and Sarah... @2014-07-28 10:08

Korean baseball team recruits robots as stand-ins for fans

In South Korea, the Hanwha Eagles baseball team has gained a bunch of new fans that'll never abandon them even if they lose every game they play. After all, these new die-hard supporters are robots -- stomping, chanting, Mexican waving faceless... @2014-07-28 08:33

How well do Uber drivers rate you? (update)

Uber's car service lets you rate your drivers, but it also lets them rate you. The customer might always be right, but some customers are simply jerks -- and the system lets drivers know what they might be in for. Until now, there's been no way to... @2014-07-28 06:03

How would you change the BlackBerry Q10?

BlackBerry was slow to see the danger of touchscreen phones, which meant that BlackBerry 10 was a year or so too late to arrive. When it did, however, the company launched the all-touch Z10 first, alienating the keyboard-loving faithful that clung to... @2014-07-28 04:22

Next-generation lithium cells will double your phone's battery life

The lithium ion batteries in your mobile devices are inherently limited by the "ion" part of their name; they can safely use lithium only in the part of the cell that supplies ions, wasting a lot of potential energy. It's good news, then, that... @2014-07-28 01:52

Feedback Loop: Yosemite beta, Kindle Unlimited and more!

Ready for a fresh edition of Feedback Loop? This week featured discussions about Apple's OS X Yosemite beta, Kindle Unlimited, Nokia's naming conventions, MMO mice and iWatch speculation. Head past the break to talk about all this and more with your... @2014-07-28 00:15

Amazon is reportedly making a Square-like payment card reader

Amazon may revolve around online shopping, but it apparently has some interest in brick-and-mortar retail -- there are now hints that it's launching a Square-style payment card reader. The crew at 9to5Mac has obtained Staples documents showing that a... @2014-07-27 23:24

Sure enough, you can play 'Doom' on an ATM

The quest to play Doom on just about everything won't be over any time soon, it seems. A team of Australians has torn open and modified an ATM to play id Software's classic first-person shooter using some of the bank machine's built-in controls. This... @2014-07-27 21:23

Windows Phone's next update will support smart cases and giant devices

Windows Phone 8.1 may have only just reached the general public, but it's already in line for a surprisingly large update. Microsoft has posted developer documents (sign-in required) for Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1, a tweak that fills in a few key... @2014-07-27 19:12

Gadget Rewind 2005: BenQ Z2

BenQ may not be a familiar name to some -- at least not in the US -- but its roots in the electronics industry date back to the '80s. The company, formerly a division of Acer, was spun off in 2001 in an attempt to build a brand name for itself. With... @2014-07-27 17:00

Inhabitat's Week in Green: bonsai in space, rising sea levels and the blood of horseshoe crabs

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Google has a long list of environmental initiatives -- and its latest project is to outfit its Street... @2014-07-27 16:02

Solar cells cool themselves to produce more power

Solar power cells need to stay relatively cool for the sake of both efficiency and longevity, but active cooling (like ventilation) isn't practical; it's expensive, and may block the very rays the cells are supposed to collect. To tackle this... @2014-07-27 11:01

Homer for iPhone lets you peek at the apps your friends use

Ever had the urge to peek at your friends' phone screens, whether it's to learn about their favorite apps or simply pry into their digital lives? Well, you can now do that without having to either strike up an awkward conversation or get overly nosy.... @2014-07-27 05:56

Turn your Android phone into a PC gamepad with this new app

So you want a gamepad to play that new platformer on your Windows PC, but you don't relish the idea of buying an expensive peripheral that will collect dust after you're done. Are you stuck using the keyboard? Not if Ideum has its way -- it's... @2014-07-27 03:09

Weekends with Engadget: Bose sues Beats, OS X Yosemite preview and more!

This week, we looked at the top 12 tablets available, watched Bose sue Beats, took the OS X Yosemite public beta for a test drive and reviewed the Oppo Find 7. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last seven days. Oh, and be sure to... @2014-07-27 01:00

Filmmaker Ridley Scott is tackling a Phillip K. Dick project for Amazon

The works of author Phillip K. Dick have proven fertile ground for classic sci-fi movies like Total Recall and A Scanner Darkly, and The Man in the High Castle is up next. Except, well, it's making its debut on the small screen, by way of Amazon... @2014-07-26 23:05

Microsoft flashes its 'Halo 2' remake and Atari documentary at Comic-Con

What do Halo: The Master Chief Collection and the Atari landfill-dig have to do with comic books? Not much, really, but that doesn't mean that Microsoft isn't at this year's San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) trotting them out to those in attendance. Let's... @2014-07-26 21:02

IRL: Taking HTC's One M8 for a test drive

The original HTC One was one of my favorite smartphones from 2013, but it was easy to see why you'd pass it up in favor of an archrival like Samsung's Galaxy S4 -- it just didn't have the battery life, camera quality or expansion to keep up.... @2014-07-26 19:00

The incredibly short story of the 'post-PC' era

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​Amazon's new video portal makes it easy to buy while you watch

Want to watch the latest Weird Al music video or catch a movie trailer straight out of Comic-Con? Amazon now has a place for that. Variety reveals that Amazon quietly launched a new "video shorts" section of its instant video service, filling it out... @2014-07-26 16:22

Recommended Reading: 'Lucy's' bad science and space movie inaccuracies

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read. Lucy's Based on Bad... @2014-07-26 15:30

Weave app brings Tinder-style swipes to job hunting

Tinder's swipe-able interface is such a hit, that a lot of new apps are copying it. One new, notable app among them all is called Weave, which is essentially (there's no other way to describe it) a more boring Tinder to find fellow professionals... @2014-07-26 12:41

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