Acer’s aluminum Chromebook 14 blends high-end features with a budget-friendly price

Hello, beautiful. Acer revealed its first-ever 14-inch Chromebook—the aptly named Chromebook 14—on Tuesday and it sure seems like it was worth the wait (at least on paper). The Google-licious laptop only costs $300, but offers premium touches missing from the majority of the plastic-clad Chromebook army, like an aluminum chassis,…

Dell powers up 22-core Precision desktops for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

Virtual reality is poised to change PC configurations, and Dell is packing serious horsepower in its new Precision desktops as a way for users view and create VR content. The desktops will be equipped with high-end graphics cards and Intel’s new Xeon E5-2600 v4 chips, which have up to 22…

Intel’s 22-core Broadwell chips will speed up cloud services

Intel continues to jack up the number of CPU cores in its chips, on Thursday releasing Xeon E5-2600 processors that have up to 22 cores. Intel packed more cores into the chips in response to growing demand for cloud and mobile services. The greater number of cores will allow cloud…

OnePlus 2 Android update: OxygenOS 3.0 public beta available

OxygenOS 3.0 OnePlus has made a beta build of its OxygenOS 3.0 software update available online for users to flash on their devices. As its a beta, the build still contains bugs, but OnePlus finds it to be “suitable daily driver material”. OnePlus is aware of some bugs and is…

The best icon packs for Android: 24 packs for ultimate customization

What is an icon pack? An icon pack is simply an application that replaces all your icons with customized once. You can find loads of them in the Google Play Store, and installation is really easy. You just need to select the icon pack in your launcher (laucher compatibility varies…

Google+ iOS 5.2.0 Brings it Closer on Par with Android App

G+ iOS users get some of those goodies that recently made their way to the Android app. Though the Google+ mobile app is available for both Android and iOS devices, it seems like the former gets more of the attention, in turn receiving the most recent updates first. (The same…