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Motorway raises £2.75M seed funding to help you sell your car

If you thought price comparison type online marketplaces were a done deal, you’re clearly mistaken. Motorway, a new startup from the team behind Top10 — the mobile and broadband comparison site that exited to uSwitch in 2011 — are back again, and this time they want to make it infi...

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ASUS’ new ZenBook Pro features a 5.5-inch touchscreen instead of a touchpad

The ASUS event today at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan had three main hooks: health, ergonomics and, most importantly, second screens. The headliner was the premium ZenBook Pro 14 and 15 (pictured above), the latest versions of ASUS’ premium notebook that feature a touchscreen where the touchpad...

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Onrush game review: Sexy arcade racing in serious need of a tune-up

Codemasters Evo There's a lot to love about a quick glance at the arcade-combat racing of Onrush. Its blistering speed, giant-jump racetracks, and shrapnel-spewing four-wheelers impress instantly both in screen...

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A host of new security enhancements is coming to iOS and macOS

(credit: Nathan Mattise) Apple on Monday previewed a variety of security and privacy features it plans to add to macOS and iOS operating systems, including encrypted Facetime group calls, password-management tools, and camera and microphone protections. The company also released a beta version of...

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Everyone complaining about Microsoft buying GitHub needs to offer a better solution

Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft is buying GitHub for $7.5 billion dollars, and predictably, there's a developer backlash. GitHub, though notionally a for-profit company, has become an essential, integral part of the open-source community. GitHub offers free hosting for open-source projects...

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Flight-sim maker threatens legal action over Reddit posts discussing DRM

Enlarge (credit: FlightSimLabs) The last time FlightSimLabs made news outside of the insular community of high-end flight simulator fans, it was for some invasive password-extractor malware included with a recent add-on package as an ostensible "anti-piracy" measure. Today, the company is again m...

Computing

Intel to launch a 28-core monster CPU running at 5GHz later this year

You may have seen the Intel has just revealed its Core i7-8086K anniversary processor that’s capable of boosting to 5GHz out of the box, but the company has a bigger CPU gun up its sleeve: a 28-core processor that reaches the same clock speed.Yes, Intel is readying a single socket processor br...

Computing

The Intel Core i7-8086K hits 5GHz without overclocking

Rumors and leaks about the Intel Core i7-8086K have been all over the web, so it was almost inevitable that we would see it at Computex 2018 – and now it’s finally official.As previous reports suggested, the Intel Core i7-8068K is the brand’s most souped-up Coffee Lake desktop proc...

Computing

Asus ZenBook S is an ultra-ergonomic Ultrabook

During Computex 2018, Asus has announced an all-new type of Ultrabook laptop known as the Asus ZenBook S, or UX391. The laptop looks like a Surface Pro at first glance, thanks to a unique hinge design, but isn’t like that Windows 10 tablet at all.That interesting hinge is known as the ‘E...

Apple

Walkie-Talkie on the Apple Watch is a clever riff on FaceTime Audio

After the health app improvements, the headline feature for watchOS 5 at WWDC was Walkie-Talkie, a new app that lets you send and receive quick voice messages with friends and family. Earlier today I got a brief demo of the feature and was surprised to discover that it works a little differently tha...


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