Library Lovers Day Shortbread


— 10:00 AM on February 14, 2017

PC hardware and computing

  1. Review: HP's Elite Slice is a cool possible future for the desktop @ Ars Technica
  2. HP Envy 34 review: An ultrawide curved all-in-one after my heart @ Windows Central
  3. Asus ROG Strix Z270E Gaming ATX Kaby Lake motherboard review @ Tom's Hardware
  4. Asus ROG Swift PG258Q monitor review @ TFT Central
  5. Razer Blade Stealth review @ TechSpot
  6. ErgoDox EZ Shine keyboard review @ TechPowerUp
  7. EVGA iCX technology examined on the GeForce GTX 1080 FTW2 @ Legit Reviews
  8. Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 280 AIO review @ KitGuru
  9. Ballistix Elite 3200 MHz 16GB quad channel DDR4 review @ Guru3D
  10. Raijintek Metis Plus case review @ bit-tech

Games and VR

  1. The fallen price of indie games @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  2. Talking Point: Splatoon 2 is set to be a vital early arrival on Nintendo Switch @ Nintendo Life
  3. Gabe Newell teases 'house-scale' VR, three 'full' Valve VR games @ Upload VR
  4. John Wick Chronicles review @ Upload VR (the new movie was great, this is next on my list)
  5. FTL devs announce tactical kaiju battler Into The Breach @ Rock Paper Shotgun (sweet, now excuse me while I go watch Pacific Rim again)

Science, hacks, makers and gadgets

  1. Sneaky fish darts past macho male to fertilize eggs @ New Atlas (Tricky fish! Tricky fish!)
  2. Wizard-hat amoeba gets named after Gandalf @ New Atlas
  3. Good in a pinch: the physics of crimped connections @ Hack A Day (The More You Know)
  4. A micro RC plane builder shares his tricks @ Hack A Day (high awesomeness:gram ratio)
  5. Tiny drones gel their hair to help pollinate plants @ New Atlas
  6. Ingenious use of 3D printer gives Simba the mane he deserves @ Hack A Day (seriously clever)
  7. First gene drive in mammals could aid vast New Zealand eradication plan @ MIT Technology Review (what could possibly go wrong?)

Tech news and culture

  1. Two-way LEDs could turn screens into touchless chargers @ New Atlas
  2. When the USSR discovered anti-gravity, and other architectural fantasies @ Ars Technica
  3. Liquid battery could last for over 10 years @ Engadget
  4. Fast food chain Arby's acknowledges breach @ Krebson on Security (We Have Teh Breach)
  5. Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium amid rumors of iPhone with wireless charging @ The Verge

Cheese, mêmes, and RGB LEDs

  1. Vegan cheese that doesn't suck @ Care2.com (o rly?)
  2. Extended lactation does not impair the quality or cheese-making property of milk @ Phys.org (don't look at me, you guys wanted cheese)
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