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Windows 8.1 overtakes XP in market share, Win7 still on top
— 7:50 AM on July 2, 2015

Windows 8.1 has finally passed Windows XP to become the second-most-used desktop operating system. According to Netmarketshare, Microsoft's current OS led its retired older sibling at...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Acer unleashes a 34" curved FreeSync monitor
— 9:11 AM on June 30, 2015

Hold on to your hats. Acer just unleashed the XR341CK, a 34" 3440x1440 IPS monitor with FreeSync onboard. If this display looks a tad...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Samsung will patch its software to restore Windows Update settings
— 5:03 PM on June 26, 2015

Owners of Samsung PCs who use the company's own software update utility will soon be able to breathe easier. After the revelation that Samsung's software...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Tesoro announces Thyrsus mouse with six thumb buttons
— 9:16 AM on June 26, 2015

Gaming peripherals company Tesoro has announced its newest mouse, the Thyrsus. It packs six thumb buttons, and it's targeted mainly at MOBA and MMO...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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New, smaller Flir One thermal camera works with Android devices
— 10:18 AM on June 25, 2015

Thermal imaging company Flir's original One is a neat tool, but its bulky body only works with the iPhone 5 and 5S, and its 80-by-60-pixel...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices

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AOC reveals two 144Hz FreeSync gaming monitors
— 8:37 AM on June 23, 2015

FreeSync monitors keep on coming. According to the folks at PC Monitors, AOC's latest gaming monitors, the G2460PF and G2770PF, offer FreeSync-infused 1080p panels...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Samsung's FreeSync 4K displays are eminently affordable
— 11:53 AM on June 22, 2015

Samsung has started shipping their newest FreeSync-infused 4K displays, the 23.6" U24E590D and the 28" U28E590D. The former goes for an impressively low...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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SteelSeries' Stratus XL wireless controller is one snazzy gamepad
— 11:05 AM on June 17, 2015

SteelSeries isn't taking the news of Microsoft's Elite controller for the Xbox One and PC lying down. The gaming peripheral company has a new...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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OSVR updates its VR dev kit, announces Android support
— 11:45 AM on June 16, 2015

The OSVR coalition has announced a new version of its VR hardware, the Hacker Dev Kit. Version 1.2 of the headset features support for...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Displays Gaming

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New Razer Mamba gets 16,000 DPI sensor, adjustable click force
— 11:28 AM on June 16, 2015

Razer has announced an upgraded version of the Mamba gaming mouse, with a couple new features. One of the improvements is a nifty mechanism...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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StarVR headset promises to broaden the VR experience
— 1:54 PM on June 15, 2015

A new VR headset from StarVR promises a much wider field of view than more well-known goggles like Oculus' Rift. The StarVR headset treats...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Updated: Microsoft takes aim at apps that lock down browser search settings
— 1:00 PM on June 12, 2015

Producers of annoying browser toolbars, take note: Microsoft recently announced that its security products will begin flagging some search add-ons as malware. Any software...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Deal of the week: the 850 EVO 250GB and Far Cry 4 for $98, 27 inches of IPS glory for $300
— 10:47 AM on June 12, 2015

Looking for some discounted PC hardware to tide you over until the next batch of daily deals from the Steam Summer Sale? I thought...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Memory Gaming

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Crazy Farming Simulator controller is real, available for pre-order
— 4:09 PM on June 11, 2015

When we last heard about Saitek's custom controller for Farming Simulator, it was nothing more than a wireframe drawing and a promise. For those...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Oculus' Rift Touch controllers point toward an intuitive VR experience
— 2:10 PM on June 11, 2015

Oculus held a brief event today to share some details about the final Rift VR headset, as well a pair of prototype handheld controllers called...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Logitech's G920 racing wheel brings the race track to the desk
— 11:05 AM on June 11, 2015

Need a racing wheel to go with Project Cars? Logitech's just-announced G920 could be just the ticket. This wheel has a spec list that...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Cooler Master's modular future goes beyond the MasterCase
— 9:49 AM on June 11, 2015

Cooler Master introduced its MasterCase chassis at Computex last week, but there's more to this story than just a case. The modular mid-tower is...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Cases Input devices

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Futuremark is developing a VR benchmarking tool
— 4:56 PM on June 10, 2015

Futuremark has announced that it's developing VRMark, a new benchmarking tool for virtual-reality hardware. Unlike 3DMark, this new product will use a combination of...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming Software

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