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SteamVR Input helps bring controllers old and new into VR
— 10:30 AM on May 16, 2018

Controllers for PC games are a fairly standardized deal at this point. Any active gamer surely has a keyboard and mouse, and many have a...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Surface Hub 2 further leverages synergies, enhances collaboration
— 9:02 AM on May 16, 2018

The classic whiteboard is a ubiquitous fixture of conference and boardrooms in modern offices. It's been around a while, though—long enough that it seems like...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Logitech's G305 Lightspeed brings long battery life to wireless gaming mice
— 12:16 PM on May 15, 2018

In the world of PCs, "gaming" tends to means "high performance", and that usually means higher power consumption. Poor battery life is just one reason...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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HP's refreshed EliteBooks and Elite x2 get meaty CPUs and bright displays
— 10:42 AM on May 15, 2018

HP just yesterday announced a top-to-bottom refresh of its Envy and Elite series premium machines, including laptops, desktops, and AIO machines. We'll be looking...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Displays Mobile computing

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HP ups its AIO game with the EliteOne 1000 G2, Envy 27, and Envy 34
— 9:22 AM on May 15, 2018

Once upon a time, buyers could count on a display far outlasting the usefulness of a PC purchased at the same time. However, the era...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Displays

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Wasabi Mango UHD430 is the first 4K 120-Hz display you can buy
— 9:03 AM on May 14, 2018

Have you ever heard of a little monitor manufacturer called Wasabi Mango, gerbils? Even if you haven't, the Korean brand isn't a complete unknown—it's been...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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VESA's DisplayHDR Test software lets users double-check their monitors
— 2:45 PM on May 11, 2018

When VESA announced its three-tiered DisplayHDR monitor certification program, the group promised it'd have a software utility for end users to check their displays'...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Windows 10 April 2018 Update doesn't play ball with some Intel SSDs
— 12:45 PM on May 11, 2018

There's a sizable contingent of buyers (particularly in business environments) that favor Intel hardware. Indeed, people have frequently swapped Intel into IBM's place in the old...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Operating systems Windows

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Thursday deals: a Samsung PM953 960-GB SSD for $200 and more
— 12:46 PM on May 10, 2018

Afternoon's greetings, gerbils and gerbilettes. Today's been a relatively quiet day news-wise. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire just came out, and it immediately went into my...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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Steam game and video streaming will soon work on Android and iOS
— 9:17 AM on May 10, 2018

Steam's in-home streaming works way better than you probably expect. Using a Steam Link, you can cast gameplay or Steam-purchased videos to any HDMI...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Software

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Chrome OS set to receive containers full of Linux applications
— 12:15 PM on May 9, 2018

Google's web-first Chrome OS delivers a streamlined browsing experience, but the lack of native applications has been criticized since the operating system's earliest days....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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GeForce 397.64 drivers are ready for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
— 10:40 AM on May 9, 2018

Moving right along from the troublesome release of the previous GeForce driver, Nvidia's already got the next version ready. GeForce driver version 397.64...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Android P brings AI-powered convenience and a simplified interface
— 3:19 PM on May 8, 2018

Today at Google I/O 2018, the company revealed the latest version of Android. There's no fancy dessert-based name for it yet, so Google is...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Microsoft demos phone mirroring and Alexa integration at Build conference
— 12:15 PM on May 8, 2018

Microsoft has struggled for a long time to duplicate its PC success on other platforms. Previous Microsoft administrations might have pressed forward with trying to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Windows

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 5 1600 for $150 and more
— 10:58 AM on May 8, 2018

Hello, folks! We figure at least some of you might be waiting with bated breath for the Google I/O keynote and whatever software and hardware...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Power Storage Mobile computing

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G-Sync HDR monitors might go on sale in two weeks
— 9:13 AM on May 8, 2018

Not every gerbil is a gamer, but there's enough of you out there that I don't feel weird asking: how's your gaming display? It could...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Lenovo's Mirage Solo headset and Mirage Camera put you in a Daydream
— 1:30 PM on May 7, 2018

The subgenre of VR headsets that don't require an attached PC or console seems to get a big release or announcement just about every week. The...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Displays Gaming

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Deal of the day: Alienware's AW2518H 240-Hz G-Sync display for $350
— 12:00 PM on May 7, 2018

What's this, a deal on Monday? That's right, gerbils and gerbilettes. We found something so sweet, so fluffy and warm, that we can't help but...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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