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Intel Skylake-X, Kaby Lake-X Leaks Vs AMD ThreadRipper 'TBD': Fun Summer Ahead

Wed, 24 May 2017 02:00:02 +0100

(image) Intel's Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X specifications surface from the rumor mill.


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Researchers Bypass Samsung Galaxy S8's Iris Recognition System With A Photo And A Contact Lens

Tue, 23 May 2017 22:48:01 +0100

(image) Chaos Computer Club "hacker" Jan Krissler was able to bypass the Samsung Galaxy S8's iris authentication system with a high-quality photo of an iris and a contact lens emulating the curvature of the eye.


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Latest 'Dirt 4' Trailer Shows Off Chaotic Rallycross Racing

Tue, 23 May 2017 22:28:01 +0100

(image) Race for the finish in the game's fast-paced multi-lap mode.


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Celebrating One Year Of 'Overwatch'

Tue, 23 May 2017 21:22:02 +0100

(image) Three new maps are available for Arena mode, and you can get new skins and emotes in the Anniversary boxes.


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Cooler Master Brings Tempered Glass To Cosmos II Chassis

Tue, 23 May 2017 21:02:01 +0100

(image) Tempered glass side panels come with the latest version of the Cosmos II chassis.


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Liquid Cooling On A PSU? FSP Will Release One At Computex 2017

Tue, 23 May 2017 20:02:02 +0100

(image) FSP, among others, is going to show off a liquid-cooled PSU next week at Computex. The Hydro PTM+ was created in collaboration with Bitspower, a well-known company in liquid cooling solutions for PC systems.


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ODG Works With Citrix To Bring Cloud-Hosted Apps To Smartglasses

Tue, 23 May 2017 19:48:01 +0100

(image) Osterhout Design Group announced a partnership with Citrix that would bring Citrix’s virtualization and virtual desktop enterprise suites to ODG’s self-contained AR smartglasses.


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Microsoft's Project Scorpio Console Coming To China Later This Year

Tue, 23 May 2017 19:02:01 +0100

(image) Scorpio will be Microsoft's second console in China after the Xbox One was released in country in 2014.


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'AlphaGo' AI Scores Narrow Win Against Ke Jie, World's Top 'Go' Player

Tue, 23 May 2017 18:42:01 +0100

(image) AlphaGo defeated Ke Jie, the world's best Go player, in the first match out of a series of three. The AI scored a narrow win of only half a point, but this may not necessarily show that the match was a tight one.


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Microsoft Begins Shipping Hololens To Chinese Market

Tue, 23 May 2017 18:28:01 +0100

(image) Microsoft held a presentation in Shanghai on May 23 where the company revealed that the Chinese Government approved the Microsoft Hololens for sale to its citizens.


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Microsoft Announces Windows 10 China Government Edition

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:42:02 +0100

(image) The OS is based on the Windows 10 Enterprise Edition with a few tweaks to help officials manage different aspects of the software.


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New Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet Features Kaby Lake, Surface Pen

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:22:02 +0100

(image) Microsoft held an event in Shanghai today, and during the presentation, the company revealed the next iteration of the Surface Pro tablet. The new Surface is the fastest model yet, and it has a longer battery life than ever.


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Hands & Eyes On Corsair’s New Commander Pro

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:08:02 +0100

(image) Your newer motherboard might control both fans and lighting, but can it do this?


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[Daily Deal] Save 51% on the Yuntab Action Cam and Accessories

Tue, 23 May 2017 11:37:00 +0100

(image) This 1080P Action Cam comes with all the accessories including a waterproof case and mounts.


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MSI To Debut Vortex G25VR Desktop At Computex

Tue, 23 May 2017 05:02:03 +0100

(image) MSI announced three of the products it plans to showcase at Computex, including the GT83VR Titan SLI Gaming Laptop, the VR One Backpack, and the new Vortex G25VR Gaming Desktop.


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'Red Dead Redemption 2' Delayed To Spring 2018

Tue, 23 May 2017 02:24:01 +0100

(image) Rockstar Games will release more details about the game this summer to keep you excited for next spring.


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HoloLens And Acer MR HMD Play Nice Together

Mon, 22 May 2017 21:48:01 +0100

(image) Microsoft thinks of the HoloLens and its new crop of “mixed reality” headsets like the ones from Acer and HP as devices that are all on the same continuum. At Build, the company showed that these devices can work on the same experience at the same time.


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New Nvidia GeForce Driver Preps You For 'Star Trek: Bridge Crew,' 'Tekken 7'

Mon, 22 May 2017 20:42:02 +0100

(image) The driver also fixes a few issues such as stuttering problems while playing "Prey" and crashes when your PC boots up from sleep mode.


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Inno3D’s Latest GTX 1050 Series Offerings Are Slim and Trim

Mon, 22 May 2017 19:58:01 +0100

(image) Inno3D announced two new additions to its Pascal-based GPU portfolio--single-slot graphics cards based on the GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GTX 1050.


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J.P. Morgan's 'Quorum' Blockchain Platform Will Implement Zcash Privacy, Security Features

Mon, 22 May 2017 18:58:02 +0100

(image) J.P. Morgan's "Quorum" blockchain platform will integrate Zcash' zero-knowledge security layer to increase the privacy of its transactions.


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'Far Cry 5' Teaser Trailer Shows Montana Setting

Mon, 22 May 2017 18:42:02 +0100

(image) A full announcement trailer is scheduled for May 26.


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State Of Tango, Google I/O 2017

Sat, 20 May 2017 16:40:02 +0100

(image) Google is no stranger to ambitious moonshots, but unlike the just announced VR headset, Google Glass, or even Google Home, all of which were designed and sold by Google, Tango relies on Android partners to invest in the plan.


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Asus ROG Rolls Out Two Mini-ITX Strix Motherboards

Fri, 19 May 2017 21:34:01 +0100

(image) The latest editions to the ROG Strix line of motherboards are both mini-ITX, based on Intel's H270 and B250 chipset respectively.


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Corsair’s T1 Race Gaming Chair, Hands (And Back, And Butt) On

Fri, 19 May 2017 20:48:02 +0100

(image) Corsair introduced its premiere gaming chair earlier this week, and we took a seat.


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LastPass Authenticator Now Easier To Use With Cloud Backup Feature

Fri, 19 May 2017 20:32:02 +0100

(image) LastPass Authenticator offers a new cloud backup feature that should make it both more convenient for users to use two-factor authentication, even if they change their phones often.


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Intel Demos 3D XPoint Optane Memory DIMMs, Cascade Lake Xeons Come In 2018

Fri, 19 May 2017 19:22:01 +0100

(image) Intel conducted the first public demo of working Optane memory DIMMs at the SAP Sapphire conference.


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Asus Has A Pair Of GeForce GT 1030 Graphics Cards

Fri, 19 May 2017 19:02:01 +0100

(image) Not one to be left out of the GPU arms race, Asus added a pair of new GeForce GT 1030 graphics cards to its GeForce line.


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MSI Launches No Fewer Than Six GeForce GT 1030 Graphics Cards

Fri, 19 May 2017 18:42:01 +0100

(image) MSI revealed a half dozen GeForce GT 1030 cards, which boast a variety of features ranging from an actively cooled full-height card all the way down to a passively cooled half-height option.


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Asus ROG Video Teases Zen-Powered Laptop

Fri, 19 May 2017 18:24:02 +0100

(image) Asus ROG released a teaser video, titled "Something Has Awakened," of its first Zen-based laptop.


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SilverStone Introduces Its First TFX PSU

Fri, 19 May 2017 17:48:01 +0100

(image) Small Form Factor (SFF) systems usually use SFX or TFX PSUs. The latter aren't as popular as the former, though. SilverStone, a company devoted to compact PSUs, released the TX300, which follows the TFX form factor and has Bronze efficiency.


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Apple's iCloud Keeps Forgetting To Delete Users' Synced Data

Fri, 19 May 2017 17:12:02 +0100

(image) ElcomSoft found yet another privacy issue with Apple's iCloud: Users' deleted notes could be extracted from Apple's servers past the 30-day grace period, after which Apple is supposed to permanently delete them.


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Watch Us Play The 'Forza Horizon 3' Hot Wheels Expansion Today At 1pm PDT

Fri, 19 May 2017 16:02:02 +0100

(image) This week we check out how our favorite toy car brand holds up in a modern racing game.


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Valve’s Destinations To Become SteamVR Home, Beta Available Now

Fri, 19 May 2017 15:08:02 +0100

(image) Valve revealed big changes that are coming to SteamVR Home. Starting with the latest SteamVR beta release, Valve turned its Destinations app into the default SteamVR environment.


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Lenovo’s (Conservative) VR Gambles

Fri, 19 May 2017 13:02:02 +0100

(image) Lenovo can afford to gamble a bit on the XR revolution. And gamble it has, with three devices for two different platforms that offer AR, MR, and VR capabilities.


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Lenovo Goes High-End With Legion Y920 Gaming Notebook, Outs New IdeaPads And Flex Laptops, Too

Thu, 18 May 2017 23:20:03 +0100

(image) Lenovo announced several new laptops, including several IdeaPads, two 2-in-1 Flex laptops, and a new Legion gaming laptop.


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New Tools From Google Promise PC Quality VR On Mobile

Thu, 18 May 2017 23:02:01 +0100

(image) Google is expanding its Daydream VR platform at the same time that it’s looking to both improve the quality of VR content and make developing great experiences easier.


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Google Aims For Social VR With Daydream 2.0

Thu, 18 May 2017 22:22:02 +0100

(image) Google is continuing to refine and expand Daydream, its VR-specific platform and interface.


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AMD Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.5.2 Increases 'Prey' Performance, Reportedly Fixes 'Nier: Automata' Crash

Thu, 18 May 2017 21:48:02 +0100

(image) The driver also fixes issues for "Forza Horizon 3" and "Nier: Automata."


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Upside-Down And Backwards, Lian Li’s PC-O12 Design Allows For Dual Vertically Mounted GPUs

Thu, 18 May 2017 21:02:01 +0100

(image) This dual-chambered case features a steel frame with tempered glass and aluminum panels and a unique GPU mounting system.


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FCC Starts Net Neutrality Protections Rollback

Thu, 18 May 2017 20:42:02 +0100

(image) The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that chairman Ajit Pai's proposal to roll back net neutrality protections will move forward.


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Here's What You Missed On The 'Destiny 2' Livestream

Thu, 18 May 2017 20:28:02 +0100

(image) After the teaser last month, fans were finally able to get their first look at Bungie's sequel to "Destiny."


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Qualcomm’s Plan To Win the VR Platform Wars

Thu, 18 May 2017 19:42:02 +0100

(image) Qualcomm wants every piece of the XR pie, on both Android and Windows (except for the high-end gaming segment). Here's how it's getting there.


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WD Elevates Red, Red Pro HDDs To 10TB With Helium

Thu, 18 May 2017 19:12:01 +0100

(image) WD increased the Red and Red Pro offerings to include new 10TB options. The drives are purpose-built for NAS environments where vibration and 24/7 operation intensify disk requirements.


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Why Don’t The New Standalone Daydream HMDs Do Mixed Reality?

Thu, 18 May 2017 18:12:02 +0100

(image) What’s Tango doing on those new VR headsets? Put differently, what isn’t Tango doing on them, and why?


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Kickstarter Wants To Help Projects Succeed With New Hardware Studio

Thu, 18 May 2017 17:58:01 +0100

(image) The project is devoted to exposing the realities of manufacturing and distribution to the individuals, teams, and companies using Kickstarter to fund their products even though they have no idea how the development process actually works.


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Facebook Fined €110 Million For Misleading The European Commission

Thu, 18 May 2017 17:42:01 +0100

(image) The European Commission fined Facebook €110 million ($122 million) for providing incorrect and misleading information about its capability to link WhatsApp and Facebook accounts when the Commission was in the process of approving their merger.


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HTC Beats Oculus To Standalone VR

Thu, 18 May 2017 16:58:02 +0100

(image) Untethered VR is one of the next holy grails in the VR industry. And HTC is about to beat Oculus to the punch.


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Google Bakes Machine Learning Into Android O With TensorFlow Lite, New Framework

Thu, 18 May 2017 16:52:02 +0100

(image) This could lead to better speech recognition, computer vision, and other machine learning-driven features within Android, and it highlights tech companies' rush to bring AI down from their data centers and onto all of your devices.


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Made By Kaihua, Designed By Input Club: New Halo True, Halo Clear Mechanical Keyboard Switches

Wed, 17 May 2017 23:02:02 +0100

(image) Released along with the K-Type keyboard, the two new switches were designed by Jacob Alexander of the Input Club and are manufactured by Kaihua Electronics (which makes Kailh switches).


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Noctua Spins-Up Its New A-Series Fans And Accessories

Wed, 17 May 2017 22:32:02 +0100

(image) In addition to the new fans, the company also introduced a new fan controller, anti-vibration mounts, and S-ATA power adaptor cable.


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