Microsoft Is Crowd Sourcing Their Turing Test Efforts As Competition Heats Up

Microsoft is hoping their generosity pays them back handsomely.  In a move that is a boon for artificial intelligence researchers everywhere, Microsoft has released 100,000 text-based...

We Test The Top Data Recovery Programs So You Don’t Have To

It's a scenario that scares IT everywhere: your boss has deleted an important file, and you don't have a backup.  And the scenario almost...

Latest Ransomware Should Tell Us If Humanity Is Screwed

The latest ransomware to make waves, appropriately called Popcorn Time, has a cynical twist.  Pretending to be an installer for a legitimate app with the...

How to Reopen the Window or Tab You Just Accidentally Closed in Chrome

It's happened to all of us, which is why this hotkey nugget of knowledge has to join the haloed pantheon that is reserved for...

Microsoft Could Prove They’re Beating Apple If They Felt Like It, They Just Don’t...

Microsoft is doing just great and they want you to know about it.  In something of a blog post screed that celebrated all things...

Getting Rid of Electronics When There’s No E-Cycling Option

While e-cycling events are being held with greater frequency as technology becomes more and more prevalent in our lives, they still haven't quite caught...

Hack Into Any Windows Local Administrator Account

If you find yourself locked out of your admin account and didn't follow best practices and create a password reset disk beforehand, you're not out...

Linux 4.9 Kernel Has Been Released

Linux 4.9 is here and it's the biggest update ever. The Linux 4.9 kernal has been released, and Linus Torvalds has announced it's the biggest...

How to Fix a Laptop Stuck on the Dell Logo Splash Screen

A common problem with an easy fix. Is your laptop getting stuck on the Dell splash screen prior to booting up? Before handing it off...