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Deals of the week: a sweet price on a Gear VR headset and more
— 1:09 PM on September 16, 2016

Happy Friday, gerbils. Good deals were especially hard to come by today, but we think we've scrounged up a few decent ones. Here's what we...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Microsoft publishes the methods behind its Edge battery tests
— 4:26 PM on September 15, 2016

In mid-June, Microsoft published some results of its in-house battery life testing from streaming a video to Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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GlobalFoundries skips the 10-nm node on the way to 7-nm FinFETs
— 3:34 PM on September 15, 2016

GlobalFoundries recently announced it would be adding a 12-nm node to its FD-SOI roadmap, and it's now announcing a more mainstream node for...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided reviewed
— 12:45 PM on September 15, 2016

It's been five years since Deus Ex: Human Revolution brought the classic series back with a bang. Can Mankind Divided fill its predecessor's rather large...

Type: Feature article Tags: Gaming

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Oculus crafts Guardian to keep Touch play area in check
— 11:21 AM on September 15, 2016

According to rumors and reports, the Oculus Touch hand controllers are hopefully appearing in the next few months, enabling room-scale experiences with the Rift...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Input devices Gaming

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Space Pirate Trainer's beta update turns it into a more strategic VR shoot-'em-up
— 4:06 PM on September 14, 2016

Space Pirate Trainer's early-access release, like many fun games, has a simple premise. Put on the HTC Vive, pick up its controllers, and you're...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming Software

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Poll: How do you feel about your PC's noise levels?
— 11:50 AM on September 14, 2016

In our component testing, we put a lot of emphasis not only on how fast a given graphics card can run, for example, but also...

Poll Question: • How do you feel about the noise level of your PC?

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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CryEngine will add DX12 multi-GPU and Vulkan in future versions
— 9:27 AM on September 14, 2016

Whether you bleed GeForce green or Radeon red, we can all agree that the potential performance gains to be found using the lower-level DirectX...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Samsung gelds Note 7 battery capacity to limit fire risk
— 2:27 PM on September 13, 2016

If you've recently spent any time online, you've almost certainly heard about all the fireworks surrounding Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 handsets and the company's related...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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ReCore gets Xbox Play Anywhere program off to a shaky start
— 9:38 AM on September 13, 2016

ReCore, a combined effort from Armature Studio and Comcept, is the first title in Microsoft's new Xbox Play Anywhere initiative. While...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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HP purchases Samsung's printer business for a cool $1.05 billion
— 8:47 AM on September 13, 2016

On Monday, HP Inc. made two major announcements for its commercial printing business. HP Inc., which comprises the former personal systems and printing businesses...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Prodrone PD6B-AW-ARM hexacopter gets grabby
— 1:57 PM on September 12, 2016

Quad- and hexacopter drones have exploded in popularity over the last couple of years in applications ranging from toys to Hollywood productions. Japanese company Prodrone...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Steelseries Rival 500 mouse lets gamers do more with their thumbs
— 1:56 PM on September 12, 2016

Have you ever taken a look at common MOBA and MMO-oriented mice and thought "that cluster of buttons looks like an unmanageable mess?" Well, Steelseries...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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MSI VR One kicks off the contest for lightest VR backpack
— 9:02 AM on September 12, 2016

The Tokyo Games Show starts in less than 36 hours, and we're already hearing about some of the products that will be there. MSI sent us...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Report: Oculus Touch controllers may arrive in November for 199€
— 3:24 PM on September 9, 2016

European retailer Media Markt has quasi-officially let the cat out of the bag. The Oculus Touch hand controllers might appear in stores on November...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Input devices Gaming

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Deals of the week: a fancy X99 motherboard and more
— 12:38 PM on September 9, 2016

Happy Friday, gerbils. It seems like many retailers saved their best bargains for the Labor Day weekend that just passed, but we've still turned up...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Rumor: Microsoft to launch Surface all-in-one PC in late October
— 9:50 AM on September 9, 2016

Expert Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley reports that Microsoft may launch a Surface-branded all-in-one device in October of this year, according to her sources....

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Belkin RockStar dongle lets iPhone 7 owners charge and rock out
— 4:45 PM on September 8, 2016

One question that it seems like every iPhone fan is asking in the wake of the iPhone 7 announcement is how they'll charge their...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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