Massive Wants to Rent Your Compute Power to Pay for Apps, Services

(Photo: MCaspar Camille Rubin) App monetization startup Massive has announced it plans to enable individuals to rent out spare compute power in exchange for access to apps and services.  Jason Grad, Massive’s CEO, revealed on Twitter earlier this week that the company had closed a $11 million seed round, allowing…

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Qualcomm Laying Plans for ‘Inevitable’ Transition to ARM PCs

Qualcomm has dipped its toe in the waters of desktop computing previously, but it was leaning on mobile-optimized parts. That will change going forward — Qualcomm believes that the move to ARM architectures in computers is inevitable, and it wants to be ready with new, more powerful processors.  The first…

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How to Troubleshoot Your Slow PC

Speeding up a slow PC can be a challenge, particularly when dealing with older hardware that may be on the cusp of needing an upgrade or replacement anyway. Sometimes, a system simply needs a fresh OS install or driver update to perform significantly better. In other cases, upgrade or wholesale…

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