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The death of Windows Media Center and the five stages of HTPC grief
— 11:15 AM on October 17, 2018

It's time to pull the plug on Windows Media Center after 10 happy years together. The ramifications for my living room are significant and nuanced....

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous

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Dictionary Day Shortbread
— 2:00 PM on October 16, 2018

Wait, two Portuguese dictionaries in some random stock image... Anything to confess, Bruno? PC hardware and computing TeamGroup MP32 M2 NVMe...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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HyperX Alloy Core RGB keyboard goes for stylish affordability
— 2:09 PM on October 15, 2018

We usually talk up heavy-duty keyboards with metal chassis that are probably heavy and durable enough to use as an impromptu murder weapon. Not every...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Cooler Master's MP860 dual-surface RGB LED mouse pad reviewed
— 11:30 AM on October 15, 2018

Cooler Master's MP860 mouse pad jazzes things up with two separate mousing surfaces and a ring of RGB LED zones around its perimeter. We...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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National Sausage Pizza Day Shortbread
— 1:31 PM on October 11, 2018

Close enough. PC hardware and computing IBM's Machine Learning Accelerator at VLSI 2018 @ Real World Technologies (Kanter alert!) Noctua AMD Threadripper...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Building a custom Xbox Adaptive Controller peripheral, part two
— 11:47 AM on October 10, 2018

Last week, I officially introduced you to my project to build a custom input device for my daughter Ellie that she could use with the...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Game consoles

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Curious Events Day Shortbread
— 11:00 AM on October 9, 2018

That proves it! PC hardware and computing Gigabyte Aorus P850W gold power supply review @ PC Perspective Element Gaming 27" QHD...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 2700X for $289 and more
— 10:44 AM on October 4, 2018

By Crom's rocks, it's hot out there. The south of Europe and the Iberian peninsula in particular are sort-of-enjoying a second summer. That's not entirely desirable,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cases Storage Displays Input devices

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Taco Day Shortbread
— 9:29 AM on October 4, 2018

Today is a farce. PC hardware and computing Thermalright ARO-M14G Ryzen AM4 CPU air cooler review @ HardOCP Nvidia GeForce...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Custodial Worker's Recognition Day Shortbread
— 9:00 AM on October 2, 2018

I hate mowing the lawn, but closing gaps like this is very satisfying. Is that weird? PC hardware and computing ASUS...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Building a custom Xbox Adaptive Controller peripheral, part one
— 12:39 PM on October 1, 2018

A few weeks ago I unboxed and started experimenting with the brand new Xbox Adaptive Controller and its auxiliary 3.5mm headphone jack inputs. Ultimately, my...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Game consoles Personal tech

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SteelSeries' Stratus XL Bluetooth gamepad reviewed
— 9:51 AM on October 1, 2018

SteelSeries' Stratus XL Bluetooth gamepad takes the best of the two major console controllers on the market today and blends them together to create a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Zeiss ZX1 puts Adobe Lightroom CC at photographers' fingertips
— 7:00 AM on September 28, 2018

In the era of the iPhone, I've long wanted a pro-grade camera that lets me capture high-quality pixels, edit them to taste, and share them...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deals of the day: a Radeon RX 570 4 GB for $150 and more
— 6:00 AM on September 28, 2018

The PC hardware deals just keep coming this week. I wasn't expecting much when I paged through Newegg's latest circular this morning, but the e-tailer...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Crush a Can Day Shortbread
— 3:55 PM on September 27, 2018

This photo is crushing it. PC hardware and computing Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Amp review @ bit-tech Gigabyte GeForce...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Roccat's Sova lapboard and Leadr wireless gaming mouse reviewed
— 9:00 AM on September 27, 2018

Roccat's Sova gaming lapboard integrates a 75%-layout keyboard into a compact couch-gaming control center that offers a generous mousing surface for wired and wireless mice...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Fujifilm makes medium format more portable with its GFX 50R
— 3:00 PM on September 26, 2018

Way back in the day, Fujifilm made a series of fixed-lens medium-format rangefinder cameras that came to be known as "Texas Leicas" for their...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Oculus Quest turns standalone VR inside-out for $399
— 1:28 PM on September 26, 2018

Oculus has long offered a way for budding VR users to dip a toe into virtual worlds with its Go headset, but that pair...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Displays Gaming

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