Pushbullet Is a Fantastic App Every Phone Should Have

Pushbullet isn't new, but since I installed it maybe a year ago, it has sneakily gotten a lot better, especially for Android phones. And as I used to it to text from my browser for the umpteenth time yesterday, it struck me how great it's really become. So maybe you've heard already but let me fire off a reminder: You… » 1/27/15 11:50am Yesterday 11:50am

Man, I Cannot Wait to Stream Xbox Games to My Laptop

At its big Windows 10 event today, Microsoft talked about its universal apps, Windows 10 for phones, and a big crazy Surface TV thing. But forget all that. You're gonna be able to stream Xbox One games to any other device in your home that's running Windows 10. That's great and I can't wait to try it. » 1/21/15 4:27pm 1/21/15 4:27pm

Here Is Microsoft's Demo of Those Crazy Holodeck Glasses

Today, Microsoft announced Project Hololens, its crazy attempt to make a goggle-based faceputer that will project VR all over your daily life. We haven't had a chance to try it on just yet, but here's video of Microsoft's live demo from the keynote. » 1/21/15 2:34pm 1/21/15 2:34pm

HoloLens: Microsoft's Audacious Plan to Make Anywhere a Holodeck

VR? Meh. Microsoft is going the holodeck route with something called HoloLens. These are holographic glasses and they'll be coming out around the same time as Windows 10. Man, this sure looks awesome and cool and probably also janky and questionably useful! We'll find out first-hand soon though; Microsoft will be… » 1/21/15 1:41pm 1/21/15 1:41pm

Microsoft's New Xbox App Brings Game DVR and Chat to Your PC

Windows 10 is about universal apps, and getting everything on all your devices. That includes the new Xbox app, which you'll find on PC, Xbox, and mobile. It'll let you text and chat and do everything you love on Xbox Live across every Windows device you have. The biggest and best news? It'll let you stream your Xbox… » 1/21/15 1:17pm 1/21/15 1:17pm

HP's Hybrid Pen-Stylus Is the Best Time I've Had Writing on a Tablet

HP's new fleet of business tablets includes a giganto 12-inch Android slate with a stylus that can write on screen and paper with equal ease. While the tablet's size draws attention—and heads off any potential iPad Pro at the pass—the stylus is the real story here. I just tried it out, and it's legitimately awesome. » 1/20/15 2:31pm 1/20/15 2:31pm

Sony Hackers Used a Zero Day Vulnerability to Break In

That hackers really messed up Sony's shit is indisputable, but how they did it (and also who they were) is still up in the air. A Recode report sheds some light on the former, though; access was apparently gained through a Zero Day vulnerability, a previously unknown hole that could very well have been for sale on the… » 1/20/15 10:24am 1/20/15 10:24am