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Windows 10 Game Mode now available to Insider preview members

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Game Mode is now live for members of the Insider Preview program as part of its 15019 preview build. Game Mode lets PCs get improved gaming performance by prioritizing CPU and GPU resources to optimize frame rate. The tech giant warns that there are currently some unrelated bugs in the build that may impact users’ ability…

Final Android Wear 2.0 preview adds iOS support

Google released the fifth and final developer Android Wear 2.0 preview today, and with it, iOS compatibility is now supported, allowing third-party developers to make their apps available to iPhone users with Android Wear watches for the first time. The preview also adds other bug fixes and enhancements, such as streamlined navigation and NFC HCE support….

Microsoft offers brief preview of new Xbox One dashboard

Late last week, Microsoft detailed some of the Xbox One and Windows 10 gaming-related upgrades it plans to launch in the springtime. Among the more interesting tidbits was the mention of a new Xbox One dashboard designed to speed up the console’s current sluggish user interface. “Every Xbox One will see an update coming to…

CES Unveiled previews 2017’s emerging technology trends

This is a big year for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) as it turns 50, with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the producing organization behind the event, promising 3,800 plus exhibitors. During a sneak peek media preview event dubbed CES Unveiled, I got the chance to check out many of these exhibitors and saw a number…

Native Union’s Dock+ charging stand review: High-end charging

If you’re looking for a gift this holiday season for someone who is mobile device-addicted, Native Union has something that’s a cut above the average accessory in their weighted charging Dock+ for iOS devices. As advertised on their website, the Dock+ comes with Native Union’s own Belt Lightning cable and is compatible with a range of…

Apple smartphones reign supreme in Flickr’s 2016 Year in Review

In its latest year in review, Flickr notes 48 percent of the photos uploaded to its photo sharing service in 2016 came from smartphones. Continuing the trend Flickr saw in 2015, the number of image uploads originating from mobile devices grew nine percentage points, while DSLR uploads dropped from 31 percent to 21 percent, a…

Netflix’s new video previews aim to help you decide what to watch next

We’ve all likely been there at some point: Netflix has just rolled out a wash of new content, and you’ve been browsing it for around 15 minutes, but can’t decide exactly what you want to watch next. There are just too many options and you’re not exactly sure what each television show or movie is…