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New USB standards make cables and devices more trustworthy
— 1:31 PM on April 13, 2016

A while ago, Google engineer Benson Leung ran into a small problem with a USB 3.0 cable he got from Amazon: it fried his...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous Input devices

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Asus' ROG Spatha mouse is ready to join the MMO rumble
— 10:34 AM on April 13, 2016

Asus just took the wraps off its ROG Spatha wireless gaming mouse. This 12-button rodent comes with with a magnetic charging dock that doubles...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Updated: Oculus significantly delays many Rift pre-orders
— 10:52 AM on April 12, 2016

It seems like the TR staff may have been lucky to get our Oculus Rift when we did. Today is the day that Oculus...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Signature Edition Type Cover makes Surface Pros soft and fuzzy
— 9:17 AM on April 12, 2016

If you'd like a little refinement in the keyboard cover for your Surface Pro, check out the newest item in Microsoft's lineup of Surface accessories. The...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Mobile computing

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SteelSeries Apex M500 keyboard goes back to basics
— 3:56 PM on April 11, 2016

The past few months has produced a rash of glitzy RGB LED keyboards with all sorts of weird shapes and lighting systems. It's a little...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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In the lab: Oculus' Rift VR headset
— 1:48 PM on April 11, 2016

After what seems like an eternity of hype, Oculus' Rift VR headset is a real, shipping product, and we got ours in the mail...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Rumor: Nvidia to launch GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 at Computex
— 8:54 AM on April 8, 2016

Nvidia's Tesla P100 is certainly an impressive bit of kit, but we'd wager more than a few gerbils were disappointed that the company didn't...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Oculus responds to concerns about the Rift's privacy policy
— 3:26 PM on April 6, 2016

Just a couple days ago, we covered an ongoing brouhaha over the Oculus Rift's privacy policy. The Rift's companion software installs a Windows service...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Gaming

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Dell updates Precision workstations for the coming VR storm
— 2:09 PM on April 1, 2016

Everybody's jumping onto the virtual reality bandwagon these days, and Dell is no exception. The company has updated its lineup of Precision workstations with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Input devices Gaming Workstations

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Aorus' X3 Plus v5 gaming laptop reviewed
— 9:07 AM on April 1, 2016

Aorus' X3 Plus v5 laptop packs eight threads of Skylake processing power and a GeForce GTX 970M graphics card into a 14" chassis. We put...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Gaming

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Razer's Ripsaw capture box makes streaming a breeze
— 7:56 AM on March 30, 2016

Game streaming is bigger than ever, but all that video encoding is hard on a processor. Gamers playing on weaker machines, like your typical store-bought...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Corsair M65 Pro RGB mouse sees with a 12,000-DPI optical eye
— 10:35 AM on March 29, 2016

Corsair's ever-expanding lineup of gaming mice has just welcomed a new member into its fold. Say hello to the M65 Pro RGB, which the...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Tobii's EyeX eye-tracking controller reviewed
— 5:58 PM on March 28, 2016

Tobii's EyeX eye-tracking controller promises to add more interactivity to some games by letting players take over certain in-game actions using nothing but the direction...

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Personal tech

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Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.3.2 is Rift-ready
— 3:25 PM on March 28, 2016

AMD isn't leaving Radeon owners with Oculus Rifts high and dry today. The company has released Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.3.2, a hotfix that...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Oculus SDK 1.3 brings asynchronous timewarp to Windows
— 10:36 AM on March 28, 2016

Version 1.3 of Oculus' PC software development kit is available today. This new release adds support for asynchronous timewarp, a useful rendering method...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Nvidia 364.72 drivers are ready for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive
— 9:34 AM on March 28, 2016

This is the launch week for the Oculus Rift, and Nvidia is helping folks get ready for the VR headset with its 364.72 Game...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Hate the Steam Controller? Fix it yourself
— 8:13 PM on March 24, 2016

Innovative as it may be, the Steam Controller is not flawless. Everyone has their own complaints about it, but if your complaints are related...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Razer Blackwidow X Chroma shows its switches to the world
— 2:42 PM on March 24, 2016

Razer added a new member to its Blackwidow Chroma family of keyboards today. The Blackwidow X Chroma is an RGB LED-backlit mechanical keyboard that...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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