Dell XPS 13 joins Apple’s MacBooks down the USB-C-only road

January 11, 2018

Dell's new 2018 XPS 13 has 23 percent slimmer bezels around its screen.Image: raymond wong/mashable Apple got dragged big time for dumping all full-sized USB-A ports for the smaller, reversible, and overall more versatile USB-C ports in its MacBooks, but it was clearly ahead of the curve, since now Windows 10 laptops are following suit. Ahead of CES 2018, Dell has unveiled its revamped XPS 13 laptop. Completely overhauled inside…


The future of PCs may look a lot like the Netflix model

January 10, 2018

Blade's Shadow Box transforms any screen into a powerful gaming PC.Image: blade PC ownership is dead. The future of PCs is subscription-based, just like Netflix. That’s what Asher Kagan, president and co-founder of Blade, a French cloud-based computer startup, basically told me as he showed off the full-fledged PC version of Rise of the Tomb Raider — detailed 3D graphics and all — running on a phone, tablet, and MacBook…


Set up WhatsApp on your computer for easier messaging

July 31, 2017

Your phone isn't the only place you can use WhatsApp.Image: lili sams/mashable WhatsApp is clearly a great messaging app it just reached one billion daily users. But it’s not always ideal to be holding huge conversations on your smartphone. You might not know that WhatsApp isn’t just bound to your phone, though. You can use it on your computer, too. This lets you get a better look at photos, makes…