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Today Synology is releasing two new NAS devices: The DS1515 is a 5-bay standalone machine, while the RS815 is a 4-bay rack-mountable server, and both machines will offer the DSM 5.1 operating system.
Amazon has extended the functionality of Echo by allowing it to communicate with WeMo switches and Philips Hue lights, letting you control these devices simply by talking to Alexa.
If you're looking for a new Ultrabook, the HP EliteBook Folio 1020 is probably on your short list. If you want to learn more about this laptop, check out our first impressions and photo gallery.
If you needed further proof that normal users don't think about computer security, look no further than this statistic: 65% of users who file taxes online do so using an open Wi-Fi hotspot.
In order to support gender equality, Reddit CEO Ellen Pao recently stated that the company will no longer allow potential employees to negotiate their salary or benefits with the organization.
An audit of Truecrypt's source code indicates that while there are no NSA backdoors in the encryption software, there are unfortunately a few major issues with the now-defunct tool.
A new product, called the Dash Button, allows customers to press a physical button when supplies run low and Amazon will deliver replacements to your home, offering amazing convenience...?
Earlier this year Dell announced the XPS 13 at CES and it generated a lot of buzz within the industry. There's no question that the Ultrabook looks great, but is it a good machine to actually own?
The most interesting panel at SXSW talked about using 3D printing to create entirely new organs. While we're still 20 years away from being able to print large organs, smaller ones are being worked on
There's a lot of excitement about virtual reality, but could the first breakout application be VR porn? At SXSW, it's thought that porn will become a multi-billion dollar application within a year.
At a SXSW panel discussion about virtual reality, Palmer Luckey indicated that while things "haven't gone horribly wrong", he has backed down on actually releasing the headset later this year.
Mainstream virtual reality is just on the horizon, but until then, it's beginning to be used as a tool in sports to help athletes train as well as learn from their mistakes during matches.
The web is quite a bit different today than it was 20 years ago. We look at some ideas on how it will expand and change in the next two decades and would love to hear your opinions on the topic.
If your mobile device needs a little more power at SXSW, Mophie has you covered. Simply tweet a picture of your dying battery and a St. Bernard dog will come to you for a recharge!