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Infinity
Infinity

Should I Get an Xbox One X If I Don't Have a 4K TV, or Find Inner Peace?

Microsoft's new console is designed to take advantage of a 4K TV. Should you bother getting one if you lie awake at night wondering what it means to be happy?
Emanuel Maiberg
11.8.17
the courts
the courts

The Supreme Court Will Decide If the US Can Access Anyone's Data on Earth

The highest court has agreed to hear 'US v. Microsoft,' a landmark internet privacy case.
Louise Matsakis
10.16.17
visual novel
visual novel

In This Game, Your Favorite Web Browsers Are Anime Babes in a Swimsuit Contest

In Space Live - Advent of the Net Idols, Chrome and Safari compete for virtual supremacy.
Zak Kotzer
10.4.17
Betty Boop
Betty Boop

Play 'Cuphead' the Way It's Meant to Be Played: On a Black and White CRT

When you're evoking 1930s cartoons, it makes sense to ditch to the color.
Leif Johnson
10.3.17
Middle Ages
Middle Ages

To Play 'Cuphead' Is to Suck at 'Cuphead'

The much anticipated game with a 1930s cartoon art style is as hard as it seems.
Leif Johnson
9.29.17
Dear Future
Dear Future

How Encryption Will Survive the Crypto-Apocalypse

Quantum computing poses a mortal threat to computer security as we know it.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.19.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Researchers Catch Microsoft Zero-Day Used To Install Government Spyware

A cybersecurity firm has discovered yet another unknown vulnerability used to install government spyware. The vulnerability has now been patched.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.12.17
Tedium
Tedium

How the CD-ROM Killed the Physical Encyclopedia

The fast demise of the physical encyclopedia came about thanks to an upstart publisher, an indecisive giant, and the world’s biggest software company.
Ernie Smith
9.11.17
Infosec
Infosec

Windows 10’s Built-In Linux Shell Could Be Abused to Hide Malware, Researchers Say

'Bashware' is a clever new type of malware that major antivirus programs can't detect.
Lucian Constantin
9.11.17
Bing
Bing

It Sure Looks Like There’s a Penis on the Bing Homepage Today

Dicks ahoy.
Jordan Pearson
8.17.17
windows
windows

Microsoft: 'MS Paint Is Not Going Away'

You'll still be able to get it for free.
Emanuel Maiberg
7.25.17
Right to Repair
Right to Repair

Want a Laptop That's Easy to Repair? Look Beyond Apple and Microsoft

A new report issued by iFixit and Greenpeace shows just how user-hostile laptops from Apple and Microsoft are compared to competitors like HP and Samsung.
Nicholas Deleon
6.27.17