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— 11:30 AM on February 7, 2017

PC hardware and computing

  1. Mini-STX Build: ECS H110S-2P and SilverStone VT01 review @ PC Perspective
  2. The MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard review @ AnandTech
  3. The Intel Core i3-7350K review @ AnandTech
  4. Microsoft's Surface Ergonomic Keyboard makes typing a pleasure @ Engadget
  5. Intel Core i5-7600K naked die installation with water block @ HardOCP
  6. ASRock Z270 Extreme4 motherboard review @ KitGuru
  7. Streacom DB4 case review @ TechPowerUp
  8. AOC AGON AG251FZ review @ TFT Central
  9. In Win 805 Infinity case review @ Think Computers
  10. MSI B150M Mortar Arctic Micro ATX motherboard review @ Tom's Hardware

Games and VR

  1. Overwatch director speaks out against console mouse/keyboard adapters @ Ars Technica
  2. Rocket League launching official pull-back toy cars @ Rock Paper Shotgun (welp, I'm going to need some of those)
  3. Simon Parkin asks a question that really shouldn’t be asked @ Quarter to Three
  4. Nintendo Switch appearance earns positive impressions among Super Bowl commercials @ Nintendo Life
  5. Developers showcase incredible full body tracking with Vive @ Upload VR
  6. Portal on HoloLens might be the coolest use of mixed reality yet @ Upload VR (yep, it really might be)

Science, hacks, makers and gadgets

  1. MIT's stealthy hydrogel robot grabs a hold of living fish @ New Atlas
  2. Caltech's bat-inspired robot stretches its wings @ New Atlas
  3. Calculating what it would take to park a solar sail at Alpha Centauri @ Ars Technica
  4. Handmade keyboards for hands @ Hack A Day
  5. Smart eyeglasses that auto focus where you look @ Hack A Day

Tech news and culture

  1. Stranger Things Season 2 will haunt Netflix on Halloween @ Ars Technica (first season is still on my watch list)
  2. US Navy decommissions the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier @ Engadget
  3. Super Bowl shows drones and fans don't mix (for now) @ New Atlas
  4. Vizio smart TVs tracked viewers around the clock without consent @ Ars Technica

Cheese, mêmes, and RGB LEDs

  1. Lead the charge with a sick metal tune @ The Brothers Brick
  2. Global cheese market expected to reach USD 124.20 billion by 2022 @ Yahoo Finance
  3. Chuck E. Cheese's rolls out 'Sensory Sensitive Sundays' @ NJ.com
  4. Corsair Scimitar Pro RGB review @ bit-tech
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