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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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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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Biostar is off to the Mini-ITX races with its Z170GTN mobo
— 3:26 PM on September 13, 2016

Mini-ITX PCs seem to be growing in popularity of late, but there aren't many of those tiny motherboards to choose from with Z170 chipsets....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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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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Razer Ornata keyboard fuses membrane and mechanical switches
— 4:44 PM on September 8, 2016

All of the most successful gaming keyboards in the last few years have relied on mechanical keyswitches, usually from German manufacturer Cherry. Cherry switches have...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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MSI Z170A Gaming M6 boasts a better USB 3.1 controller
— 9:14 AM on September 7, 2016

As Intel and AMD move more and more chipset features onto their processors, motherboard vendors have faced growing challenges to separate themselves from the pack....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Intel snaps up computer vision experts Movidius
— 12:56 PM on September 6, 2016

Intel seems to be on a shopping spree of sorts lately. Not content with acquiring Saffron and Nervana, the chip manufacturer has now turned...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Mobile computing Software

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Razer fans can show their colors with Antec's Cube Mini-ITX case
— 1:00 PM on September 3, 2016

Razer makes more or less everything the PC enthusiast might need save for cases and the components that go inside, but it's been happy to...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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In the lab: Corsair's Carbide Series Air 740 case
— 5:03 PM on September 2, 2016

Corsair has made a name for itself with its dual-chamber Carbide Series Air 240 and Carbide Series Air 540 cases. This design puts a system's...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Corsair adds RGB LED magic to Crystal case and Polaris mouse pad
— 3:55 PM on September 2, 2016

If you're the sort of person who likes bling-bling on your PC hardware, Corsair's RGB family can hook you up. The Polaris RGB...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Input devices

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Latest Alienware laptops get desktop Pascal and Polaris graphics
— 1:38 PM on September 2, 2016

Alienware teased the Internet a few days ago about an important product reveal, and the curtains have now opened. The company is showing off...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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Logitech's Prodigy gaming peripherals keep it simple
— 11:16 AM on September 2, 2016

The wild frontier of gaming hardware can get pretty extreme. A mouse with fifteen buttons or a keyboard with analog voodoo could be...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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In the lab: Aimpad's R5 analog keyboard
— 7:06 PM on September 1, 2016

A couple years back, we shared a story about the Aimpad game controller. This set of Cherry MX keys was housed in a keypad...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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HP's latest desktops come in Slices and Waves
— 12:29 PM on September 1, 2016

Modular desktop PCs aren't a new concept, but the actual PCs that implement that idea haven't enjoyed widespread success in the market. HP may be...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Build log: we put together a potent VR-ready PC
— 6:13 PM on August 30, 2016

The arrival of Oculus' Rift and HTC's Vive VR headsets is as good an occasion as any to build a brand-new PC, so we tapped...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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