Bagel and Lox Day Shortbread


— 11:00 AM on February 9, 2017

PC hardware and computing

  1. ASRock Announces H110-STX MXM Mini-STX Motherboard with MXM GPU Support @ PC Perspective (shame about the cost of MXM cards)
  2. Zotac GeForce GTX 1080 Mini review @ bit-tech
  3. ASRock Beebox-S 7200U Kaby Lake UCFF PC review @ AnandTech
  4. Sennheiser GSX 1000 audio amplifier review @ Kit Guru
  5. Intel Core i7-6900K processor review @ Legit Reviews
  6. Cooler Master MasterMouse Pro L gaming mouse review @ Mad Shrimps
  7. Synology RT2600ac router reviewed @ Small Net Builder
  8. Intel Pentium G4560 review @ TechSpot
  9. HiFiMAN Edition S Open/Closed back headphones review @ TechPowerUp
  10. Corsair Crystal 460X ATX mid-tower case review @ Tom's Hardware (dat glass)

Games and VR

  1. Dwarf Fortress and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad interface @ Rock Paper Shotgun (TL;DR this is why I play Rimworld)
  2. Was Constellation tracking a long-term mistake for Oculus? @ Upload VR
  3. E3 will 'officially' open to the public this year @ Engadget
  4. PS4 Pro Boost Mode tested @ DigitalFoundry [via YouTube]
  5. Oculus re-focuses Best Buy Rift demos on larger markets @ Upload VR (that's, uh, one way to put it)

Science, hacks, makers and gadgets

  1. 33C3: Edible soft robotics @ Hack A Day
  2. We finally have a computer that can survive the surface of Venus @ Ars Technica (surprisingly, it's not Prescott)
  3. Nvidia Shield TV (2017) review @ HotHardware
  4. Black hole meal sets record for duration and size @ NASA
  5. SideArm prototype catches full-size unmanned aerial system flying at full speed @ DARPA
  6. Dorado catfish is a freshwater endurance champ @ New Atlas
  7. Roam Robotics' lightweight, inexpensive exoskeleton for the masses @ New Atlas

Tech news and culture

  1. Channeling Steve Jobs, Apple seeks design perfection at new 'spaceship' campus @ Reuters (madness)
  2. Samsung factory fire caused by faulty batteries @ The Guardian (I can't even...)
  3. The last Concorde makes its final journey @ New Atlas

Cheese, mêmes, and RGB LEDs

  1. Small cheese makers invest in a stinky science @ The New York Times
  2. You can make any number out of four 4s because math is amazing @ Popular Mechanics
  3. It’s as easy as A-B-C... Lego font built from quarter tiles @ The Brothers Brick
  4. Corsair Gaming K95 RGB Platinum review @ Guru3D
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