Category | Tech

Pilots Who Fly Drones Into Wildfires Are Idiots. Punish Them

Posted on 27 July 2015

People keep flying drones near wildfires, and it needs to stop. Now. The post Pilots Who Fly Drones Into Wildfires Are Idiots. Punish Them appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source
The post Pilots Who Fly Drones Into Wildfires Are Idiots. Punish Them appea…

Boring Samsung Monitors Like This Are What Wireless Charging Needs

Posted on 27 July 2015

In order for wireless charging to become a mainstream thing, it needs more pedestrian products—just like these. The post Boring Samsung Monitors Like This Are What Wireless Charging Needs appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source

The post Boring Samsung Monitors Like This Are What Wireless Charging Needs appeared first on Tech Pub.

This Woman Doesn’t Wear Wearables. She Implants Them

Posted on 27 July 2015

After years of testing and tinkering, Alexia McKenzie has transformed her life into a smooth operation managed by apps and hardware. The post This Woman Doesn’t Wear Wearables. She Implants Them appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source

The post This Woman Doesn’t Wear Wearables. She Implants Them appeared first on Tech Pub.

TomTom Is Alive, and It’s Getting Into Self-Driving Cars

Posted on 27 July 2015

The self-driving car is on its way, and it needs way better maps than we’re used to producing. The post TomTom Is Alive, and It’s Getting Into Self-Driving Cars appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source

The post TomTom Is Alive, and It’s Getting Into Self-Driving Cars appeared first on Tech Pub.

Here Are the Best Bands for Your Apple Watch

Posted on 27 July 2015

So many choices, so much time. The post Here Are the Best Bands for Your Apple Watch appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source
The post Here Are the Best Bands for Your Apple Watch appeared first on Tech Pub.

All the Wonderfully Weird Beers You Should Be Drinking

Posted on 26 July 2015

‘Tis the season for Saison. The post All the Wonderfully Weird Beers You Should Be Drinking appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source

The post All the Wonderfully Weird Beers You Should Be Drinking appeared first on Tech Pub.

Flickr Pro Is Back, and It’s Selling Quality Over Quantity

Posted on 25 July 2015

Flickr is willing to bet that users are willing to pay for more than space. The post Flickr Pro Is Back, and It’s Selling Quality Over Quantity appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source

The post Flickr Pro Is Back, and It’s Selling Quality Over Quantity appeared first on Tech Pub.

Cops Pose As Panhandlers To Catch Distracted Drivers

Posted on 24 July 2015

Think twice before you answer that ping. The post Cops Pose As Panhandlers To Catch Distracted Drivers appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source
The post Cops Pose As Panhandlers To Catch Distracted Drivers appeared first on Tech Pub.

Stuff a Big Screen in Your Pocket With This Tiny Projector

Posted on 24 July 2015

A bit fatter than a smartphone, Sony’s upcoming laser projector has a higher resolution than most pico projectors. The post Stuff a Big Screen in Your Pocket With This Tiny Projector appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source

The post Stuff a Big Screen in Your Pocket With This Tiny Projector appeared first on Tech Pub.

You Can Snag This One-of-a-Kind Ferrari for Just $14M

Posted on 24 July 2015

This 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Speciale is a one-off design. The post You Can Snag This One-of-a-Kind Ferrari for Just $14M appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source
The post You Can Snag This One-of-a-Kind Ferrari for Just $14M appeared first on …

The Maximum PC Freeze, and Thaw

Posted on 16 May 2015

New site, more content, a lot more Kick-Ass A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article letting everyone know that Maximum PC would be going through a transition. It’s here. During this weekend, www.maximumpc.com will go through a short content freeze. The new site and platform will go live on Monday around noon PST. […]

The post The Maximum PC Freeze, and Thaw appeared first on Tech Pub.

MacBook User Finds Windows 10 “Unequivocally” Faster than OS X

Posted on 15 May 2015

Bragging rights Comparing Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system to Apple’s OS X falls into the apples and oranges category, right? You could make that argument, though in terms of speed and performance, one need only install Windows 10 on a MacBook using Boot Camp and run cross-platform benchmarks in order to reach some conclusions. That’s […]

The post MacBook User Finds Windows 10 “Unequivocally” Faster than OS X appeared first on Tech Pub.

Lenovo May Be Eyeing MSI’s Gaming Laptop Division

Posted on 15 May 2015

Buying gaming street cred MSI has built up quite a stable of gaming laptops, many of which offer a decent bang-for-buck. They’ve gotten the attention of mobile gamers, and apparently Lenovo is paying attention as well. That’s assuming the latest rumor is true — word on the web is that Lenovo wants to buy MSI’s […]

The post Lenovo May Be Eyeing MSI’s Gaming Laptop Division appeared first on Tech Pub.

Hacking United Airlines Could Net You 1 Million Award Miles

Posted on 15 May 2015

Bug bounty program pays out frequent flier miles United Airlines is inviting security researchers and anyone else to participate in a bug bounty program for a chance to claim up to 1 million award miles, depending on what kind(s) of vulnerabilities you discover. However, it’s important to note that United Airlines is looking for specific […]

The post Hacking United Airlines Could Net You 1 Million Award Miles appeared first on Tech Pub.

Meet Maximum PC’s New Senior Editor

Posted on 14 May 2015

Old school meets new school! Hello Maximum PC! It’s great to be here. As the latest addition to the Maximum PC team, it’s tradition for me to take a moment to introduce myself. I could tell you all about what I’ve done, about how I’m something of the “Old Man of the Mountain” now, but […]

The post Meet Maximum PC’s New Senior Editor appeared first on Tech Pub.

Microsoft Hyperlapse Now Available on Windows Phone and Android

Posted on 14 May 2015

Create cool looking videos The latest craze in home video recording via mobile devices is time-lapse. In addition to the options out there for services like Instagram and built-in tools for iOS, Microsoft earlier this month announced its Hyperlapse video technology. And while Instagram has yet to bring time-lapse functionality to Android, Microsoft today released […]

The post Microsoft Hyperlapse Now Available on Windows Phone and Android appeared first on Tech Pub.

Newegg’s Bundling Dirt Rally with All Radeon R9 Graphics Cards, GTA V with Select Cards

Posted on 14 May 2015

Beef up your game collection Heads up for anyone in need of a graphics card upgrade — Newegg is giving bundling game codes for Dirt Rally with any Radeon R9 Series graphics card. In addition, select cards also come with a code for Grand Theft Auto V. There doesn’t appear to be any rhyme or […]

The post Newegg’s Bundling Dirt Rally with All Radeon R9 Graphics Cards, GTA V with Select Cards appeared first on Tech Pub.

Microsoft Details Different Windows 10 SKUs

Posted on 14 May 2015

Windows 10 editions explained Microsoft recently confirmed that Windows 10 will be the last version of Windows before it transitions into a Windows as a service business model. We’ll have to wait to see how that strategy pans out, but for the immediate future, there’s a new version on the horizon, and like past releases, […]

The post Microsoft Details Different Windows 10 SKUs appeared first on Tech Pub.

Nvidia Starts Streaming Grid Games at Full HD 60 FPS

Posted on 13 May 2015

A new experience Nvidia this week improved its Grid cloud-gaming service by adding support for streams at Full HD 1080 at 60 frames per second (1080p60). While movie services are already streaming content at 1080p (and beyond), Grid becomes the first Internet-based streaming game service to offer 1080p60, which comes by way of yesterday’s Shield […]

The post Nvidia Starts Streaming Grid Games at Full HD 60 FPS appeared first on Tech Pub.

Build It: Big Capacity, Small Form

Posted on 08 May 2015

Can we combine compact size, high performance, and loads of storage? We’ll give it a shot Length of Time: 1–2 Hours | Level of Difficulty: Low The Mission If you couldn’t tell by now, we’re performance junkies here at Maximum PC. Just last summer, we were crazy enough to build a $30,000 liquid-cooled computer with […]

The post Build It: Big Capacity, Small Form appeared first on Tech Pub.

Don’t Look Beyond Windows 10, It’s the Last Version of Windows

Posted on 08 May 2015

Windows 10 is the end-game, and the beginning We know that Windows 10 is coming and will arrive sometime this summer. Microsoft has said as much. But what comes after Windows 10? Windows 11? Windows 12? Yes and no. There’s been plenty of chatter about Microsoft transitioning to a Windows as a service model, though […]

The post Don’t Look Beyond Windows 10, It’s the Last Version of Windows appeared first on Tech Pub.

AMD Announces 7000 Series Mobile APUs, Cuts Price of Desktop Chips

Posted on 07 May 2015

New APUs, new prices AMD decided to shake things up at its 2015 Financial Analyst Day by announcing new AMD 7000 Series APUs for mobile systems (formerly codenamed Carrizo-L and part of the Carrizo platform in the 2015 AMD mobile APU family roadmap), new Radeon 300 Series desktop graphics cards for OEMs, new Radeon M300 […]

The post AMD Announces 7000 Series Mobile APUs, Cuts Price of Desktop Chips appeared first on Tech Pub.

AMD Announces 7000 Series Mobile APUs, Cuts Price of Desktop Chips

Posted on 07 May 2015

New APUs, new prices AMD decided to shake things up at its 2015 Financial Analyst Day by announcing new AMD 7000 Series APUs for mobile systems (formerly codenamed Carrizo-L and part of the Carrizo platform in the 2015 AMD mobile APU family roadmap), new Radeon 300 Series desktop graphics cards for OEMs, new Radeon M300 […]

The post AMD Announces 7000 Series Mobile APUs, Cuts Price of Desktop Chips appeared first on Tech Pub.

Gigabyte P55K is First in a New Line of Gaming Laptops

Posted on 07 May 2015

Let the games begin Gigabyte is tapping into NVIDIA’s newest mobile Maxwell GPUs to power its P55K, a 15.6-inch notebook that’s the first of a new generation of “powerful gaming laptops.” In this instance, Gigabyte chose the GeForce GTX 965M with 2GB of GDDR5 video memory. Combined with the other parts, including an Intel Core […]

The post Gigabyte P55K is First in a New Line of Gaming Laptops appeared first on Tech Pub.

Gigabyte P55K is First in a New Line of Gaming Laptops

Posted on 07 May 2015

Let the games begin Gigabyte is tapping into NVIDIA’s newest mobile Maxwell GPUs to power its P55K, a 15.6-inch notebook that’s the first of a new generation of “powerful gaming laptops.” In this instance, Gigabyte chose the GeForce GTX 965M with 2GB of GDDR5 video memory. Combined with the other parts, including an Intel Core […]

The post Gigabyte P55K is First in a New Line of Gaming Laptops appeared first on Tech Pub.