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[Daily Deal] Save 57% on the Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB SSD

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:01:00 +0100

(image) Trade your hard drive for a super fast SSD and save 57% today on the Kingston SSDNow UV400 with 480GB of storage.


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AOC Agon Displays Land In US, Include Nvidia G-Sync Option

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:02:02 +0100

(image) AOC announced that its Agon-series gaming displays are coming to the U.S. in the form of two 27-inch QHD monitors. Meet the AG271QX and AG271QG.


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Single Player: See The World Of 'Battlefield 1' Through The Eyes Of Five Characters

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:42:01 +0100

(image) The story of "Battlefield 1" features five characters in different fronts of The Great War.


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Google Translate Boasts Near-Human Accuracy Levels With New Neural Network-Powered System

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:02:02 +0100

(image) Google announced its new Google Neural Machine Translation system for Google Translate, which reduces errors by 55-85% for several language pairs, achieving almost human level performance.


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OCZ's TL100 DRAM-less SSD Starts At $45

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:12:01 +0100

(image) Two years ago, we started writing about DRAMless SSDs designed to reduce the cost of flash-based storage further. OEM products arrived earlier in the year, and today they arrive for retail consumption. The big attraction is the stocking-stuffer pricing.


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'EVE: Valkyrie' Joint Strike Update Adds Cross-Play In Time For PSVR Launch

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:42:01 +0100

(image) CCP Games is preparing the third free update to "Eve: Valkyrie." The "Joint Strike" update to the VR-exclusive space dogfighting game features a host of changes, including cross-play support with the PSVR version that launches alongside Sony’s VR HMD.


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NZXT’s S340 Elite Refined For Virtual Reality PCs

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:28:01 +0100

(image) Virtual reality hardware is readily available now, and several companies are building hardware components that complement the technology. Even case manufacturers see opportunities to innovate.


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Facebook Prohibited From Collecting WhatsApp Data In Germany

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:08:01 +0100

(image) The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information prohibited Facebook from collecting WhatsApp information from users, and also ordered the company to delete any previously stored WhatsApp data.


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Razer Deathadder Elite Gaming Mouse Boasts Co-Developed Omron Switches With 50M Click Lifetime

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:02:02 +0100

(image) Razer updated its 10-year Deathadder mouse lineup with a new model that the company says is the "most accurate" mouse in the industry.


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AMD Radeon Polaris Goes Embedded For Casino Gaming, Digital Signage

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:02:02 +0100

(image) AMD designed its new embedded graphics for digital signage, medical imaging, and commercial gambling.


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CEVA Unveils Next-Generation Deep Learning And Vision Platform

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:02:02 +0100

(image) Ceva unveiled its next-generation vision platform based on improved software and the new Ceva-XM6 chip, which brings an average 2x performance increase compared to the previous XM4 chip, and up to 8x for hardware accelerated tasks.


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[Daily Deal] Save 91% on the Sandisk Extreme Pro 64GB SDXC Memory Card

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:07:00 +0100

(image) This very fast SDXC with a 64GB capacity is on offer today with a whooping 91% discount. Hurry the offer ends tonight.


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Samsung Densifies M.2 SSDs With PoP Controller, Forges Ahead With New Spec

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:42:02 +0100

(image) Samsung unveiled its new package on package (PoP) design for its Polaris SSD controllers. PoP designs, which combine the memory and the logic into one discrete (but still separate) package, allow the company to squeeze more NAND onto the M.2 form factor.


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Latest 'Mafia III' Gameplay Video Shows Infiltration, Firefights

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:18:02 +0100

(image) Take a 16-minute break and watch some new footage from the upcoming "Mafia III" game.


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Virtual Reality Meet Gambling: Perspectives From Both Sides Of The Casino Industry

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:48:03 +0100

(image) Gamblit Gaming and Phosphor Games turned "The Brookhaven Experiment" into a gambling game, and they are looking for casinos willing to host the attraction. We spoke with Gamblit Gaming, Phosphor Games, and a casino industry insider about the concept.


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W3C Responds To WHATWG’s Demand For Legal Protection For EME Security Researchers

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:32:01 +0100

(image) W3C responded to WHATWG's demand for a legal agreement that would protect security researchers from lawsuits when studying EME implementations. The W3C said it supports research and security audits, but it can't guarantee legal protection.


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The New EVGA 1080, 1070 GTX Hybrid Cards Are 'Cool'

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:48:02 +0100

(image) EVGA released its latest GTX 1080 and 1070 graphics cards, featuring the company’s Hybrid cooling solution. These new water-cooled GPUs are both among the fastest-clocked versions of the GTX 1080 and 1070 EVGA has to offer.


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[Daily Deal] 43% off the Blu Life Mark 5-inch 4G Smartphone

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:50:00 +0100

(image) The Blu Life Mark is on offer today. Get this 5-inch 4G/LTE smartphone for less than £80.


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Oculus Remains Silent After Community, Dev Backlash Over Luckey Funding Anti-Hillary Memes

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:32:02 +0100

(image) Amidst the news of Oculus' Founder, Palmer Luckey, backing an anti-Hillary non-profit, some developers are distancing themselves from the Oculus platform.


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W3C Refuses To Protect Security Researchers Studying DRM-Enabling Web Extension, Claims WHATWG

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:38:02 +0100

(image) WHATWG and the EFF renew calls on the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to require companies to sign an agreement not to sue security researchers studying vulnerabilities in web DRM schemes.


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Asus Preps Its G11 Gaming Desktops For VR With GTX 10-Series GPUs

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:08:02 +0100

(image) Asus announced that its G11 gaming desktop line has been updated with new Nvidia Pascal 10-series graphics cards in support of VR gaming.


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Mixed Reality Minigun Madness! Croteam Showing Off 'Serious Sam VR' With Working Minigun Accessory

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:52:02 +0100

(image) Croteam is ramping up its marketing campaign for the upcoming VR installment of its not-so-serious game series. The developer brought working lighthouse-tracked minigun props to EGX to help showcase "Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope."


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iOS 10 Vulnerability Makes Bruteforcing Backup Passwords Up to 2,500 Times Faster

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:44:02 +0100

(image) Moscow-based ElcomSoft revealed a vulnerability in iOS 10's new backup password mechanism that allows its password bruteforcing tool to crack passwords up to 2,500 times faster on a dual core computer.


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The Vuzix iWear VR HMD, Hands On: A Home Movie Theater On Your Face

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:32:02 +0100

(image) The Vuzix iWear has VR aspirations, but it's best described as a portable home theater system.


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[Daily Deal] Save 50% on the Onson Fitness Tracker for iPhone and Android

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:17:00 +0100

(image) This light fitness tracker keeps track of your daily activities and monitor your heartrate and your sleep. Get it today for just £39.99.


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Google's 'Daydream' VR Developer Tools Emerge From Beta With Unity, Unreal Support

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:18:02 +0100

(image) Google released the first stable version of its VR SDK, which now supports the Daydream platform, along with Cardboard. The company also announced native integration of Daydream into popular Unity and UE4 game engines.


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Yahoo Data Breach Exposed 500 Million Accounts In 2014

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:02:02 +0100

(image) Yahoo announced that its servers were hacked in 2014, and the attacker, which the company believes was state-sponsored, stole user information for 500 million accounts.


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Latest 'Titanfall 2' News Reveals PC Requirements, Benchmarks, Visual Options

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:52:02 +0100

(image) You'll be able to play the game with a resolution of 1600x900, but "Titanfall 2" also supports 4K and ultra-wide monitors.


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In Win Classic Series C750, C900 PSUs Now Available

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:42:02 +0100

(image) In Win released the Classic PSU line, which consists of two PSUs (750W and 900W capacities) along with a fully modular cable design and an attractive brushed aluminum chassis.


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Biostar's First 'Gaming' Mouse? Ten Bucks

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:58:02 +0100

(image) Everyone is making gaming peripherals these days, so sure, why not Biostar. Wait, it’s only ten bucks?


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AMD, Nvidia Update Drivers For 'Forza Horizon 3'

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:18:02 +0100

(image) AMD and Nvidia regularly roll out graphics driver updates in preparation for the hottest PC games, and the PC debut of the Forza racing game series is no exception. Regardless of which team your GPU is from, there's a driver update ready for you.


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Capcom Dishes Out Early PC Specs For 'Resident Evil 7'

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:08:02 +0100

(image) Capcom's early PC specs for the new "Resident Evil" game show that you don't need to spend too much money to run it.


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Zalman ZM-M600R, Hands On: A True Budget Mouse With Minimal Compromise

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:02:02 +0100

(image) Zalman looks to undercut the budget gaming mouse crowd with a low price for a reasonably-appointed mouse.


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[Daily Deal] 31% off the Sandisk Ultra 128GB Dual USB Drive

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:40:00 +0100

(image) Easily transfer content between an Android smartphone or tablet and any PC or Mac computers with the Sandisk Ultra 128GB Dual USB Drive.


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'Battle.Net' No More; Blizzard To Rename Service

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 02:08:02 +0100

(image) Change is in the air over at Blizzard Entertainment.


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'CS:GO' ESL One Tournament To Be Streamed Live In VR With Multiple Viewing Angles

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 02:02:02 +0100

(image) Sliver.tv announced that it would live stream the ESL One New York "CS:GO" tournament that will take place in October. "CS:GO" fans will be able to enjoy the matches from multiple 360-degree cameras located in various spots on the map.


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Quantum Internet Edges Closer As Researchers Teleport Photons Six Kilometers Away

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:42:02 +0100

(image) Researchers from the University of Calgary demonstrated that photons could be teleported at a record 6 kilometer distance over "dark fiber." The team hopes this research could help them establish the fundamentals for a "global quantum internet."


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A Sneak Peek At 'Ashes Of Ariandel' DLC For 'Dark Souls III'

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:38:02 +0100

(image) Here's a few more minutes of gameplay from the upcoming "Dark Souls III" DLC, but if you care about the game's lore and story, you might not want to watch.


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Asus Adds GTX 1060 To Pair Of 17-Inch ROG Strix Laptops

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:18:01 +0100

(image) Asus announced the availability of two ROG Strix Laptops with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060s.


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Learn To Chain Moves In 'Dishonored 2'

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:02:02 +0100

(image) To become a master assassin in "Dishonored 2," you'll need to learn to create some interesting ways to kill your enemies. You can also use your skills to find new ways to sneak around.


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Intel Clarifies 600p SSD Endurance Limitations, But TBW Ratings Can Be Misleading

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:42:01 +0100

(image) Intel clarified the process for recovering data after its SSDs enter into the locked state, but we also want to clear up some common misconceptions about endurance ratings, which SSD vendors spec with the somewhat misleading "TBW" measurement.


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Samsung 960 EVO, 960 Pro SSDs: The Full Product Details

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:28:02 +0100

(image) Samsung announced two new NVMe SSDs at the 2016 SSD Summit in Seoul, South Korea. We now have all of the speeds and feeds as well as the new software features integrated into Magician.


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FSP Supports USB Type-C, USB Power Delivery With Ultra-Compact Power Adapter

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:58:02 +0100

(image) FSP announced its thinnest power adapter to date, the FSP060, which is targeted as a power solution for a wide range of electronic devices using the USB Type-C connector.


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TLS 1.3 To Enhance Web Security And Improve Site Loading Speed

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:48:03 +0100

(image) TLS 1.3 promises major improvements in security and site loading speed. Cloudflare is now one of the first companies to support it, potentially giving it a big boost in terms of adoption.


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Syber C-Series Aims To Take Over Your Living Room With VR-Ready SFF Systems

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:16:04 +0100

(image) Syber Gaming, a division of CyberpowerPC, announced the debut of its new small form factor (SFF) gaming PC, the C Series.


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Apple's macOS 'Sierra' Launches With Siri, Apple Pay For Web, Auto Unlock, And More

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:12:02 +0100

(image) Apple's new macOS "Sierra" is now available as a free download for all Macs from 2009 and newer. The new OS brings new features such as Siri, Apple Pay for web, Universal Clipboard, Auto Unlock, and many other improvements.


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The Mionix Naos QG Mouse And Your Telltale Heart

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:20:03 +0100

(image) Mionix cloned its Naos 7000 mouse, called it the Naos QG, and tricked it out with biometric capabilities.


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Syber C-Series Aims To Take Over Your Living Room With VR-Ready SFF Systems

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:48:01 +0100

(image) Syber Gaming, a division of CyberpowerPC, announced the debut of its new small form factor (SFF) gaming PC, the C Series.


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Tesla Model S Hacked Remotely, Just As U.S. Government Announces Self-Driving Car Policies

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:28:02 +0100

(image) Keen Security Lab researchers were able to remotely hack a Tesla Model S. The team could do things such as opening the sunroof or folding the mirrors, but they could also remotely enable the brakes while the car was on the move.


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'Death Star' DLC For 'Star Wars Battlefront' Available Now

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:58:01 +0100

(image) That's no moon. It's the third piece of DLC for "Star Wars Battlefront."


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