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Posted February 16, 2017

PC hardware and computing

  1. ECS Z170-Lightsaber motherboard review @ PC Perspective
  2. The BitFenix Whisper M 450W & 850W PSU review @ AnandTech
  3. Cooler Master MasterCase Pro 6 review @ bit-tech
  4. Reeven Okeanos RC-1402 CPU air cooler review @ HardOCP
  5. The Crucial MX300 2TB SSD review @ Hardware Canucks
  6. Review: Qnap TS-231P NAS @ Hexus
  7. Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 review: portable and flexible living on the infinity edge @ HotHardware
  8. Aorus X3 Plus v7-CF1 gaming laptop review @ KitGuru
  9. WD Black PCIe NVMe SSD review @ Legit Reviews
  10. Thermalright True Spirit 140 Direct Slim-Tower CPU cooler review @ Tom's Hardware

Games and VR

  1. Report: HTC to launch mobile VR kit this year, might not be what you think @ Upload VR
  2. Steam needs to stop asking its customers to fix its problems @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  3. 80 new Pokemon are coming to Go, but they may cost you @ Ars Technica
  4. Gabe Newell isn't really here @ Polygon (interview)
  5. A year in Stardew Valley: life, labour and love @ Rock Paper Shotgun (did you guys know that Bruno loves Stardew Valley too?)

Science, hacks, makers and gadgets

  1. Review: the Asus Tinker Board @ Hack A Day
  2. Software lets researchers keep their sharks straight @ New Atlas
  3. Stretchy "thubber" could take the heat off flexible electronics @ New Atlas
  4. Finally, someone has a realistic timeline for Mars colonization—the UAE @ Ars Technica
  5. CheetahBeam: more proof that cats are your overlord @ Hack A Day (PSA: mute or lower your volume before playing the video)

Tech news and culture

  1. Voice calls may be coming to the Amazon Echo and Google Home @ The Verge
  2. Blackberry sues Nokia over patents as its phone business shuts down @ Ars Technica
  3. Facebook videos will now automatically play sound by default @ The Verge (just like the MIDI file on my GeoCities page!)

Cheese, mêmes, and RGB LEDs

  1. Chuck E. Cheese is reportedly being readied for a sale or IPO @
  2. String of cheese recalls continues, as does Listeria probe @ Food Safety News (grate headline)
  3. Topre Realforce RGB review @ Windows Central (Et tu, Topre?)
  4. Undulating wave of Lego colors is completely mezmerizing [sic] @ The Brothers Brick (all of RGB, none of the LED)

35 comments — Last by JustAnEngineer at 4:09 PM on 02/18/17

Posted 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 @ (o rly?)
  2. Extended lactation does not impair the quality or cheese-making property of milk @ (don't look at me, you guys wanted cheese)

16 comments — Last by Amien at 12:57 PM on 02/15/17

Posted February 13, 2017

The Fierce Five


  1. VideoCardz: AMD Ryzen 7 1800X, 1700X and
    Ryzen 5 1600X will require special coolers
  2. VideoCardz: Intel promises more than 15%
    better performance for Intel i7-8000
  3. Specs for first Intel 3D XPoint SSD at Ars Technica:
    so-so transfer speed, awesome random I/O
  4. Polygon: Nintendo is using Unreal Engine 4,
    and Miyamoto says they have it 'mastered'
  5. Reuters: Verizon reintroduces unlimited
    data plan as competition rises



  1. TechSpot's Razer Blade Stealth review
  2. Phoronix compares Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge
    vs. Core i3-7100 Kaby Lake performance
  3. TweakTown's Biostar Z270GT6 motherboard review
  4. TweakTown reviews Aorus GeForce
    GTX 1080 Xtreme Edition 8G
  5. NikKTech reviews Thinksound On2
    supra-aural studio monitor headphones
  6. APH Networks on Gamdias Zeus P1 mouse
    and Fractal Design Define C case

7 comments — Last by DPete27 at 12:19 PM on 02/13/17

Posted 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

14 comments — Last by Narishma at 9:29 AM on 02/10/17

Posted February 8, 2017

Eight is Enough

  1. Neowin on Project Neon: Microsoft provides a glimpse
    of new Windows 10 'Redstone wave' UX changes
  2. VR-Zone: AMD 8-core Ryzen benchmark
    shows up on Ashes of the Singularity database
  3. WCCFtech: The DragonBoard 820c is world's
    first Snapdragon 820-based computer
  4. Engadget: Android Wear 2.0 was worth the long wait
  5. Fast Company: Here's why Apple's 10th Anniversary
    iPhone will likely cost more than $1,000
  6. SamMobile: Samsung's upcoming Windows 10
    tablet might feature an Intel U-Series processor
  7. OpenSignal's State of Mobile Networks: USA (February 2017)
  8. Ars Technica's analysis: PS4 Pro's "Boost
    Mode" bumps frame rates up to 38%

Opera Day

  1. Tech ARP's AMD FreeSync 2 Q&A with David Glen & Syed Hussain
  2. InfoWorld: Mozilla binds Firefox's fate to the Rust language

  1. GSMArena: 5G gets a new logo, becomes
    official name of the mobile future
  2. GSMArena's Huawei Mate 9 Pro hands-on

  1. Project Build: Crush – part 3 at LanOC Reviews
  2. Phoronix tests Celeron / Pentium / Core i3 / i5 / i7 -
    Nvidia vs. AMD Linux gaming performance
  3. Funky Kit pits Pentium G4560 vs. 6600K vs. 7600K
  4. Ocaholic's Asus Maximus IX Formula review
  5. TweakTown on MSI's Z270 XPower Gaming Titanium motherboard
  6. TweakTown's Logitech G213 Prodigy RGB keyboard review
  7. KitGuru's Corsair K95 RGB Platinum keyboard review

28 comments — Last by Anovoca at 7:03 PM on 02/09/17

Posted 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' @
  4. Corsair Scimitar Pro RGB review @ bit-tech

17 comments — Last by ET3D at 1:38 AM on 02/08/17

Posted February 3, 2017

The Pick 6

  1. WCCFtech: Intel CEO remains confident they can tackle Ryzen
    with Kaby Lake—10nm Cannonlake shipping in Q4 2017
  2. ZDNet: Here's why Apple is looking to break free from Intel
  3. DigiTimes: DRAM prices to continue rally
  4. Neowin: Microsoft announces Git Virtual File
    System for better performance on large repos
  5. The Verge: The LG G6 might actually have a matte finish
  6. The Verge: GoPro's Karma drone is
    back on sale, three months after recall

National Wear Red Day

  1. Reuters: Micron CEO Mark Durcan to retire
  2. PCPer podcast #435
  3. HT4U's Battlefield 1 review (in German)
Systems, storage, and networking

  1. Rojak Pot's AMD Vega memory architecture Q&A with Jeffrey Cheng
  2. Phoronix tests Intel Celeron G3930 on
    Linux: a dual-core Kaby Lake CPU for $40
  3. Hardware Asylum reviews EVGA Z270 Classified K
  4. Funky Kit reviews Gigabyte GA-Z270M D3H motherboard
  5. Hardware Canucks review MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard
  6. Ocaholic's Asus Maximus IX Code review
  7. OCinside's 500GB Samsung SSD 960 Evo M.2 NVMe review
  8. APH Networks on 240GB Patriot Hellfire M.2 SSD
  9. KitGuru's 256GB Transcend ESD400 external SSD review
  10. CPCR reviews Ubiquiti Amplifi HD Mesh Wi-Fi router system
Multimedia and cases

  1. Hardware Secrets on Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
  2. Big Bruin reviews EZVIZ Husky 1080p
    WiFi / PoE security bullet camera
  3. TweakTown reviews Rosewill RK-9000V2 RGB mechanical keyboard
  4. ThinkComputers reviews Corsair Scimitar Pro RGB mouse
  5. LanOC Reviews on Arozzi's Mezzo chair
  6. CowcotLand reviews 700W Enermax Revo Duo PSU (in French)
  7. ThinkComputers features Project Asus ROG 10th Anniversary case mod
  8. techPowerUp! reviews Streacom DB4 case

31 comments — Last by chuckula at 10:42 AM on 02/06/17

Posted February 2, 2017

PC hardware and computing

  1. FSP Twins 500W redundant power supply review @ PC Perspective
  2. The ADATA Ultimate SU800 SSD review @ Anandtech
  3. Logitech G533 Wireless review @ bit-tech
  4. Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 AORUS Xtreme review @ Guru 3D
  5. FSP Guardian computer power supply software review @ HardOCP
  6. Intel Kaby Lake i3-7350K review @ Hardware Canucks
  7. Silverstone ST1200-PT 1200W review @ Jonny Guru
  8. Linksys Velop whole-home mesh Wi-Fi reviewed @ Small Net Builder
  9. Asrock Z270 Extreme4 & Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming K6 review @ TechSpot
  10. LG 34UC79G 34-inch ultra-Wide FreeSync monitor review @ Tom's Hardware

Games and VR

  1. PSVR's Psychonauts launches February 21st @ Upload VR
  2. Valve turns Destinations into social VR platform with trading And quests @ Upload VR
  3. Denuvo: our cracked RE7 protection is still better than nothing @ ArsTechnica
  4. Tim Sweeney dislikes Windows 10 Cloud rumors, calls OS "Crush Steam Edition" @ ArsTechnica

Science, hacks, makers and gadgets

  1. Bizarre metal conducts electricity without heating up @ New Atlas
  2. An awesome interactive LED table @ Hack A Day
  3. Samsung Gear S3 classic review @ NeoWin
  4. Dodocool 10,000mAh portable solar charger/power bank review @ NeoWin
  5. Biggest tech fads of the last decade @ TechSpot
  6. Prototypes hit the track in Hyperloop pod competition @ New Atlas
  7. Online supermarket gets to grips with pick and pack robots @ New Atlas

Tech news and culture

  1. Tesla drops 'Motors' from name as CEO Musk looks beyond cars @ Reuters
  2. 2K wins right to store your biometric facial data @ Engadget
  3. Touch Bar MacBook Pros are being banned from bar exams over predictive text @ TechCrunch
  4. Researcher develops completely explosion-proof lithium metal @ HotHardware

Cheese, mêmes, and RGB LEDs

  1. [A teen named] 'Cheese' accused in pizza delivery theft @ Penn Live
  2. Rosewill RK-9000 V2 RGB keyboard review @ Tech Power Up

25 comments — Last by short_fuze at 1:28 PM on 02/03/17

Posted January 6, 2017

7 Up

  1. WCCFtech: Ryzen demo at CES 2017 was running at
    3.6 GHz base clock, F4 stepping can turbo to 4.0 GHz
  2. AMD Vega GPU pictured up close at WCCFtech
  3. Steam hardware & software survey: December 2016
  4. Computerworld: Windows 10 growth ebbs as 2016 ends
  5. PhoneArena: new report claims Samsung
    Galaxy S8 will be released on April 18
  6. eWeek: Google patches Android for
    90 vulnerabilities in January update
  7. Ars Technica: 10K video, object-based
    sound, and more: what's new in HDMI 2.1

National Shortbread Day

  1. Reuters: U.S. sues D-Link, alleges lax security in routers, cameras
Systems and storage

  1. Exclusive at HotHardware: Dell XPS 27 7760 AIO PC review
  2. Ocaholic's Asus Z270E Strix Gaming review
  3. Hardware Secrets on ASRock DeskMini 110 mini-PC
  4. techPowerUp! reviews ASRock Z270 Extreme4 (with Kaby Lake)
  5. Guru3D's Asus TUF Z270 Mark I motherboard review
  6. Funky Kit reviews 32GB Crucial Ballistix Tactical DDR4-3000 memory kit
  7. TweakTown on OWC's 2TB miniStack USB 3.1 gen 1 external storage
Multimedia, case, and cooling

  1. Guru3D, HotHardware, PCPer, Tech ARP,
    and techPowerUp! on AMD's Vega
  2. Guru3D's Corsair Gaming Scimitar Pro RGB mouse review
  3. KitGuru's Cooler Master MasterBox 5t case review
  4. NikKTech reviews EKWB EK-XLC Predator 280 LCS

21 comments — Last by PixelArmy at 10:40 AM on 01/08/17

Posted September 23, 2016

7 Up

  1. Exclusive at Reuters: Probe of leaked U.S. NSA
    hacking tools examines operative's 'mistake'
  2. WCCFtech: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and 1050 variants detailed
  3. AnandTech's AMD 7th gen Bristol Ridge and AM4 analysis
  4. AnandTech's anecdotal musing of brick
    and mortar AMD notebook offerings
  5. WCCFtech: The Apple A10 Fusion features tighter
    packaging, die utilization and improved libraries
  6. SamMobile: Samsung could use Exynos 8895 with
    ARM's Mali-G71 GPU in the Galaxy S8 next year
  7. GNOME 3.22 released

Friday Night

  1. Reuters: Some Yahoo! users close accounts
    amid fears breach could have ripple effects
  2. MSPoweruser: scary Microsoft patent would have Windows
    watch everything you do, send it to Bing, for better search results
  3. PCWorld on the state of 4K gaming: what you
    need to know, from pricing to performance needs
  4. Firefox 49.0.1

  1. HotHardare reviews Gigabyte Brix S
    GB-BSi5HT-6200 ultra compact SFF PC
  2. techPowerUp! reviews ECS Z170-Lightsaber
  3. KitGuru's Asustor AS3104T 4-bay NAS review
  4. Funky Kit reviews HIS Radeon RX 480 IceQ X2 Roaring Turbo 8GB
  5. LanOC Reviews on Monster Fatal1ty FxM 200 headset
  6. Big Bruin reviews HyperX Cloud Revolver headset
  7. PCPer's 850W FSP Hydro G Gold PSU review
  8. CowcotLand reviews 750W In Win Classic Series PSU (in French)
  9. Case Mod Friday at Thinkcomputers: Hypercube
  10. TweakTown reviews Anidees AI Crystal case
  11. APH Networks on In Win 303 case

29 comments — Last by tritonus at 11:52 AM on 09/28/16

Posted September 16, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. Reuters: Intel raises revenue forecast as PC market improves
  2. Fudzilla: AMD Zen desktop might slip to Q1 2017
  3. VR-Zone: OCZ announces new VX500 SATA SSD series
  4. AnandTech's discrete desktop GPU market trends Q2 2016:
    AMD grabs market share but Nvidia remains on top
  5. OC3D: Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti specs leak
  6. WCCFtech: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 rumored for launch in late October
  7. AnandTech: Dell unveils UltraSharp U3417W:
    makes its curved display more curved
  8. SamMobile's exclusive: Galaxy S8 code names
    and the interesting story behind its model

Friday Night

  1. Android Police: Remix OS now available
    as a virtual machine for Windows PCs
  2. Linux Compatible: GNOME 3.22 RC2 released
  3. HotHardware's podcast
  4. The AnandTech Podcast #38 (iPhone)
  5. PCPer's podcast #417

  1. iFixit's iPhone 7 Plus teardown
  2. HotHardware's LG G5 review: ambitious but unrefined
Systems, storage, and networking

  1. KitGuru's 17/3" PCSpecialist Defiance III laptop review (w/ GTX 1060)
  2. Guru3D reviews MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon
  3. Funky Kit reviews ASRock E3V5 WS motherboard
  4. Hardware Canucks review ASRock Z170M OC Formula mATX
  5. Big Bruin on Seagate's 8TB Backup Plus Hub
  6. HotHardware reviews Rivet Networks Killer E2500 Gigabit Ethernet controller
Multimedia and cases

  1. Guru3D's Gigabyte Radeon RX 480 G1 Gaming review
  2. TechSpot's 32" Dell UltraSharp 4K UP3216Q monitor review
  3. techPowerUp! reviews Fnatic Gear Flick mouse
  4. TweakTown's Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum mouse review
  5. APH Networks on Sumo Air Lounger self-inflatable chair
  6. TweakTown's BitFenix Aurora case review
  7. Ocaholic's In Win 509 case review
  8. CowcotLand (in French) and KitGuru review Corsair Carbide Air 740 case
  9. ThinkComputers review Fractal Design Define Nano S case

32 comments — Last by sweatsshopking at 1:08 AM on 09/27/16

Posted September 1, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.3 release notes
  2. Neowin: Windows 10 for PCs build 14393.105
    is available for everyone - here's what's new
  3. Reuters: Samsung mobile recovery suffers blow as Galaxy Notes 'catch fire'
  4. AnandTech: Qualcomm details Snapdragon
    821: clocks, efficiency, and IP
  5. AnandTech: hp announces the Pavilion Wave and Elite Slice desktops
  6. Neowin: Asus introduces ZenScreen, a thin
    and light 15.6" portable display on your laptop
  7. techPowerUp!: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Hybrid launched
  8. GSMArena: Geekbench 4 now available
    on PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, and Android

American Chess Day

  1. ZDNet: Starting with Linux in the early days
  2. VR-Zone: Asus launches PCE-AC88 4x4 dual-
    band 802.11ac AC3100 Wi-Fi PCIe adapter
  3. techPowerUp!: Cherry announces the MC 3000 ergonomic mouse
    and Logitech introduces its first ever silent mice
  4. WCCFtech: Exynos 7570 is Samsung's first entry-level
    SoC processed on the 14nm FinFET technology
  5. GSMArena: Google's Marlin and Sailfish
    will not have Nexus or HTC branding
  6. AppleInsider: alleged 'iPhone 7' packaging reaffirms 32GB
    model, Lightning-to-headphone jack adapter in the box
  7. GSMArena: HTC Desire 10 will be unveiled on September 20
  8. PlayStation.Blog: PS Now PC streaming
    available, 6 new games added

  1. AnandTech's hands-on with the Samsung Gear S3
Systems and storage

  1. Guru3D's rig of the month - August 2016
  2. PCPer on Intel's Kaby Lake
  3. VR-Zone's ASRock X99 Taichi motherboard review
  4. LanOC Reviews on 512GB Toshiba OCZ RD400 SSD
  5. The SSD Review on 1050GB Crucial MX300 SSD
  6. Benchmark Reviews on Transcend ESD400 portable SSD
  7. TweakTown's 480GB PNY CS1311 SSD review
Multimedia, cases & cases

  1. OCC's PowerColor Red Devil RX 480 8GB review
  2. BabelTechReviews pits EVGA GTX
    1060 3GB vs. the Red Devil RX 470
  3. TechSpot's MSI GeForce GTX 1060 3GB review
  4. Hardware Asylum on Azio MGK L80 RGB backlit keyboard
  5. TweakTown reviews Dream Machines DM1 Pro S mouse
  6. Funky Kit's Cougar Panzer Max chassis review
  7. Techgage's NZXT Manta mini-ITX tower chassis review
  8. HardwareOC's EK-XRES 100 SPC-60
    MX PWM review (in German)

14 comments — Last by Rectal Prolapse at 2:06 AM on 09/02/16

Posted August 26, 2016

The Pick 6

  1. VR-Zone: MSI unleashes the world's first GeForce
    GTX 10 series laptop with a 120Hz display
  2. WCCFtech: Intel Kaby Lake mainstream quad-core processors
    landing in December this year—'U' series processors in September
  3. AnandTech: Intel's 140GB Optane 3D XPoint PCIe SSD spotted at IDF
  4. VideoCardz: XFX announces fanless Radeon RX 460
  5. ZDNet: Linus on Linux's 25th birthday
  6. GSMArena: iPhone 6 SE (not iPhone 7) runs
    Geekbench, scores more than the iPhone 6s

National Dog Day

  1. DigiTimes: MSI mays ship 5 million garphics cards in 2016
  2. TweakTown's Deus Ex: Mankind Divided performance analysis

  1. Ars Technica's Galaxy Note 7 review
  2. Galaxy Note 7 Knox security features explained
  3. PCPer's Huawei Mate 8 review: enter the Kirin 950

  1. HotHardware's custom GeForce GTX 1080
    roundup with Asus, EVGA & Gigabyte
  2. LanOC Reviews on EVGA GTX 1060 SC
  3. KitGuru on Dell's 24" UltraSharp 24 InfinityEdge U2417H monitor
  4. APH Networks on SteelSeries Rival 700 optical mouse
  5. Case mod Friday@ThinkComputers: Corsair 600C MbK
  6. Funky Kit reviews Deepcool DUKASE WHV2 ATX chassis
  7. TweakTown's Reeven Polariz RFC-04 fan controller review
  8. techPowerUp! reviews Cooler Master MasterLiquid Maker 92

41 comments — Last by Goofus Maximus at 4:10 PM on 08/30/16

Posted August 22, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. Business Insider: How Microsoft built a computer
    so good, even Apple wanted to copy it
  2. techPowerUp!: Intel Core "Kaby Lake" desktop processors first wave detailed
  3. Hot Chips 26: VideoCardz has first details about HBM3 and GDDR6
  4. PCWorld: DRAM will live on as DDR5
    memory is slated to reach computers in 2020
  5. WCCFtech: Nvidia unveils Tegra Parker SOC at Hot chips
  6. WCCFtech: PowerColor RX 480 gets an
    unlocked BIOS switch for extreme tweakers
  7. VR-Zone: Asus ROG Swift PG248Q 180Hz G-Sync gaming monitor
    arriving next month and Samsung outs the c24FG70 curved VA
    monitor with AMD FreeSync
  8. Eurogamer: the PS4 Slim is real - confirmed

National Eat a Peach Day

  1. Reuters: Samsung plans refurbished smartphone program: source
  2. An Apple a day: waiting on the big announcements - Fortune
  3. TechCrunch: Happy 25th birthday, Linux
  4. Macworld: Apple announces 2016 Apple Music Festival in London
  5. The Linux Mint Blog: Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" KDE - beta release
  6. Linux 4.8-rc3
  7. Neowin: Microsoft releases a 64-bit version of Office for Mac for everyone
  8. Neowin: Google is killing off Chrome apps on Windows, macOS, and Linux
  9. techPowerUp!: Cherry announces the MC 4000 Precision gaming mouse
  10. TweakTown's giveaway: MSI GeForce GTX 1060 video cards

  1. HotHardware reviews Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus
  2. WCCFtech's Google Android 7.0 Nougat review

  1. Project build: Lunchbox 4 - part 1 @ LanOC Reviews
  2. techPowerUp! reviews MSI GE72VR Apache Pro (GTX 1060)
  3. Tech ARP on CPU differential amplitude
  4. TweakTown reviews Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming
  5. Björn3D reviews EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 FTW Gaming ACX 3.0
  6. Guru3D's MSI GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X 3GB review
  7. PCPer on Audeze SINE on-ear planar magnetic headphones
  8. NikKTech reviews Logitech G633 Artemis Spectrum RGB 7.1 headset
  9. ThinkComputers reviews Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 240 CPU cooler
  10. Hardwareslave's Scythe Ninja 4 CPU cooler review

40 comments — Last by blastdoor at 12:50 PM on 08/25/16

Posted August 6, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. Neowin: Many users are reporting freezing problems with PCs running Windows 10 Anniverary Update
  2. Neowin: A new File Explorer app for Windows 10 could be in the works [update]
  3. AnandTech: TUL shuts down VTX3D graphics cards brand
  4. VideoCardz: Nvidia GeForce GTX 10 Mobile series: GTX 1070 and GTX 1060 performance
  5. VideoCardz: Asus Strix Radeon RX 460 OC leaked
  6. WCCFtech: The HTC Nexus S1 surfaces on GeekBench; Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM & more present
  7. iDownloadBlog: iOS hacker Luca Todesco shows off device jailbroken on iOS 9.3.4
  8. Kotaku cites report: Blizzard releasing StarCraft HD


  1. Newegg's weekend deals


  1. Ocaholic pits Core i7-6950X vs. Core i7-6700K - 2D performance
  2. TweakTown's Netgear ReadyNAS 214 4-bay NAS review
  3. Big Bruin on Edimax EW-7438RPn Mini Wi-Fi extender
  4. TweakTown: Titan X is 50% faster than GTX 1080 at 11,520 x 2160
  5. Tech ARP's desktop graphics card comparison guide rev. 34.2
  6. HotHardware's New Matter MOD-t 3D printer review
  7. APH Networks on ZealSound HDE-300 earphones

78 comments — Last by synthtel2 at 4:28 AM on 08/09/16

Posted August 4, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. Business Insider: Intel really wants to move away from the dying PC business
  2. Activision Blizzard announces better-than-expected
    and record second quarter 2016 financial results
  3. Reuters: EA posts unexpected profit on higher game downloads
  4. Neowin: Microsoft confirms no more Windows 10
    feature updates in 2016; two coming in 2017
  5. techPowerUp!: Colorful announces the iGame Z170 YMIR-G motherboard
  6. techPowerUp!: Western Digital increases
    WD Gold hard drives capacity by 25%
  7. AnandTech: Seagate re-enters enterprise SATA SSD market with Nytro XF1230
  8. VideoCardz: GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile
    and Radeon R9 M480 benchmarks leaked

National White Wine Day

  1. The Verge: Microsoft's war against Chrome battery
    life now include Windows 10 notifications
  2. Ars Technica's Mint 18 review
  3. HotHardware's podcast
  4. Newegg has RX 470 and other deals

  1. TweakTown reviews Transcend JetDrive Go 300S
    Lightning / USB 3.1 flash drive
  2. Hardware Canucks, Techgage, and TechSpot review AMD Radeon RX 470
  3. Hardware Heaven, KitGuru, HotHardware,
    and techPowerUp! review Asus Strix RX 470
  4. Guru3D reviews MSI Radeon RX 470 Gaming X
  5. KitGuru and TweakTown review Sapphire Nitro RX 470
  6. LanOC Reviews on XFX RX 470 RS Black Edition
  7. Guru3D and techPowerUp! review Nvidia Titan X (Pascal)
  8. NikKTech reviews Gainward GTX 1070 Phoenix GS 8GB

15 comments — Last by Goofus Maximus at 12:55 PM on 08/06/16

Posted July 31, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. VideoCardz: First synthetic benchmarks of Nvidia Titan X Pascal hit the web
  2. Gizmo: Xiaomi teases August 1 release date for first VR headset
  3. Neowin: Vaio unveils its 'fashionable' dual-color C15 laptop
  4. AnandTech: Samsung's PM1633a now available: $10k for 15TB, $6k for 7TB
    and Patriot adds two dual-channel DDR4-37377 memory kits into lineup
  5. Neowin: Microsoft reiterates its response to Tim Sweeney's attack on UWP
  6. Windows Insider
  7. Softpedia: First Windows 10 Redstone 2 build
    shows up online, public release in August
  8. VR-Zone: Android 7.0 Nougat tipped to roll out next month for Nexus devices


  1. Boiling Steam: SteamOS 2.87 is out
  2. Phone Arena: Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) makes appearance on GFXBench
  3. Neowin: Video is released reportedly showing off Apple's 'lightning' EarPods
  4. MacRumors: Apple Watch 2 said to include
    thinner 'one glass solution' display
  5. Doom: The Board Game coming to a tabletop near you - Ars Technica
  6. Newegg's refurbished sale

  1. NikKTech's 750GB Crucial MX300 Limited Edition SSD review
  2. Funky Kit's 480GB Kingston UV400 SSD review
  3. The SSD Review on 480GB Corsair Neutron XTi SSD
  4. BabelTechReviews pits RX 480 vs. GTX 1060
    vs. GTX 980 in overclocked showdown
  5. Rojak Pot's AMD Radeon RX 460 sneak peek rev. 2.0
  6. Ars Technica reviews the Slash Device RX Viper pedals
  7. TweakTown's Switchmate Bluetooth smart light switch review

41 comments — Last by GrimDanfango at 12:06 PM on 08/01/16

Posted July 23, 2016

The Pick 6

  1. DigiTimes: MSI becomes the largest gaming
    notebook vendor worldwide, says paper
  2. AnandTech: Samsung's SSD 850 EVO 4TB
    now available from major retailers
  3. WCCFtech: AMD may ship limited volume of Zen FX
    processors in late Q4 2016, full volume availability in
    Q1 2017
  4. 9to5Mac: Deutsche Bank claims iPhone 7 will ship with
    Lightning-to-3.5mm dongle, not Lightning EarPods
  5. Ars Technica: Cyanogen, Inc. reportedly fires
    OS development arm, switches to apps
  6. Neowin: Here's what's fixed and
    improved in Windows 10 build 14393.3


  1. Neowin: Hacker finds security hole in Vine that
    allowed him to download the entire source code
  2. Newegg's weekend deals
Systems and graphics

  1. Techgage's Boxx Apexx 4 overclocked desktop workstation review
  2. TweakTown's Gigabyte 970-Gaming SLI motherboard review
  3. NikKTech reviews Nvidia GTX 1080 Founders Edition 8GB
  4. OCC's MSI GTX 1060 Gaming X 6G review
  5. Hardware Unboxed pits GTX 1060 vs. RX 480
    in 6-year old AMD and Intel computers
Multimedia, power & cases

  1. APH Networks on Audioengine HD6 desktop speakers
  2. LanOC Reviews on Logitech MX Master mouse
  3. Funky Kit reviews Patriot Viper V560 Laser mouse
  4. Funky Kit reviews Tt eSports overview
  5. PCPer's 700W SilverStone SFX-L PSU review
  6. TweakTown reviews Thermaltake Core P3 wall-mountable case
    and Cooler Master MasterBox 5 mid-tower case
  7. ThinkComputers features case mod: Phanteks
    Evolv ATX Tempered Glass Edition
  8. Guru3D's Anidees AI-Crystal tempered glass case review

32 comments — Last by Krogoth at 8:45 PM on 07/27/16