Microsoft revealed earlier this month that Windows 10 is now installed on half a billion active devices around the world. Indeed, some variant of Microsoft’s Windows OS is likely what you’ll find running on the average computer user’s PC...
It's not the worst thing that can happen to your phone, but if you have a ton of duplicate contacts it can be really inconvenient when you try to communicate with your friends and family, probably sending a message or trying to reach an old number. Let alone trying to dial in with the help of Google's voice assistant. The good news is that these can be easily managed and organized.
A new version of the Unreal Engine just got released (4.16) full of new features and improvements. As you may recall, UE is free for most to play with. The release notes are extensive, along with a cool video showcasing some of these: low-level clothing simulation, image-based (FFT) convolution for bloom, distance field lighting optimizations, games on Nintendo Switch, and physics simulation in VR mode.
The Galaxy Book 12 is Samsung's latest effort to create a tablet that can work as a full-fledged laptop. Yes, that's Surface's territory. The Windows 10 tablet packs a 12" Super AMOLED display, Intel's latest processors, and a detachable keyboard cover with stylus (that are part of the price). It starts at $1,130 for the Wi-Fi-only version. Reviewers are giving it positive scores for the hardware quality, but competitors do just as well, or as CNET put it so elegantly "a great Windows tablet that just scratches the Surface."
Android phones have a habit of getting bogged down after 6 to 12 months of use (or do they?). A phone that was once a speed demon starts to feel a bit sluggish. But before you hand over some hard-earned cash for a new smartphone, there are some things that can be done to speed up your phone experience, and some things that do utterly nothing.