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The FCC doesn't care what you think about net neutrality

By now, you've probably heard what FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has in store for the internet in the United States. If not, here's the short version: Pai wants to strip the internet of its current status as a "common carrier" until Title II of the Telecommu...

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Microsoft Surface revenue falls by 26 percent

Microsoft's third quarter earnings are mostly rosy -- except when it comes to sales of its Surface laptops. The company reports that Surface revenues fell 26 percent compared to last year, reaching $831 million down from $1.1 billion. It's not hard t...

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Acer's $139 fitness watch promises to monitor your stamina

Acer is adding to its stable of quirky fitness trackers that measure unusual health metrics with the newly unveiled Leap Ware. It follows the company's Liquid Leap lineup, which offered continuous heart-rate monitoring and stress-measuring for less t...

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The Wirecutter's best deals: Vizio's 65-inch 4K P-Series TV drops to $1,455

This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read their c...

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MIT's mobile 3D printer built the largest structure to date

Your next house could be built by a robot. Following the recent success of San Francisco-based startup Apis Cor, a team of MIT researchers have created a mobile autonomous 3D printer of their own. And to prove that the prototype works, the team had i...

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Amazon taught Alexa to whisper sweet nothings in your ear

Soon enough, Amazon's Alexa will shout out your grocery list. That's assuming developers take advantage of the new language framework that Amazon has added to its digital assistant. The idea is that the Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) will ho...

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A kickstand is the most interesting feature on Acer's new 2-in-1

Of all the new Switch laptops and convertibles that Acer unveiled today, the most eye-catching is the Switch 5. It's a slick 12-inch Windows 10 hybrid with what the company calls an "auto-retractable" kickstand that lets you adjust the angle at which...

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