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Microsoft sets May 2 for (Surface-less) New York event

The company will hold an event in New York featuring CEO Satya Nadella, but don't expect to get a glimpse of a new Surface Pro tablet.

Transfer VHS tapes to your computer

The best ways to digitally transfer and store all your old analog VHS home videos.

Microsoft Windows says hasta la Vista

The company has officially stopped supporting the decade-old Windows Vista operating system, which never had many fans.

How to print from a Chromebook

It's true, you can print from Chrome OS using Google's Cloud Print solution.

Shut down Windows 10 with just one click (or two)

Another version of Windows, another silly three-click process just to shut down your PC. Here are some faster alternatives.

How to enable 'Hey, Cortana' on Windows 10

There's a switch you'll need to enable before you can get Cortana's attention from across the room.

Don't expect to play Oculus Rift on your Mac anytime soon

Apple users may be waiting a long time for a Mac-supported VR headset, says Oculus co-founder in an interview.

Put a shutdown timer on your Windows desktop with this command

Postpone shutting down your computer with this quick and easy shortcut.

MacBook Pros with Touch Bars banned from law exams

The Touch Bar's predictive text could let students cheat their way into a passing mark.

Don't you hate it when a Windows update takes place at wrong time? Here's how to avoid it.

Instead of waiting for Windows to update itself, you can do manual updates on a regular basis.

Microsoft won't fix the most frustrating thing about Windows: forced updates

Commentary: The worst feature of Windows 10 is automatic updates -- even when you're in the middle of something.

Google confirms all Chromebooks launched from now on will support Android apps

The Google Play store will soon be on more Chromebooks.

Raspberry Pi gives makers more power with the Compute Module 3

This updated module offers 10 times the processor performance of the original Compute Module 1.

Apple MacBooks to embrace new CPUs, big RAM boost, analyst says

The 12-inch MacBook along with the 13- and 15-inch Pro laptops will get tuneups, and a special version of the 15-inch model is on the way too, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts.

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook-Linux hybrid

With a few minutes and a few free tools, you an resurrect nearly any aging PC with a fresh, fast, Chrome-like interface.

Apple MacBook Pro now gets thumbs-up from Consumer Reports

The publication says a software update from Apple fixes the battery issues it found in earlier tests.

Intel's new mini computer is a cheap, fully-functional Windows 10 PC with a quad-core Apollo Lake Celeron processor

A cheap, fully functional Windows 10 PC with a quad-core Apollo Lake Celeron processor for $230? Say hello to the Intel NUC6CAYS NUC.

For $499, you can get a VR-ready gaming PC

AMD and CyberpowerPC promise a $499 desktop, as part of an Oculus Rift bundle.

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