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Razer’s Nabu X offers fitness tracking and social connectivity to PC gamers

The newest wearable from gaming peripheral designer Razer features a discreet OLED screen, fitness tracking, and social connectivity targeted at PC gamers.

Wearables

UK police arrest six teens for using Lizard Squad’s hacking-for-hire tool

Authorities in the UK arrested six teenagers this week for attempting to attack several major websites using Lizard Squad's hacking for hire tools. All six are out currently on bail.

Computing

No longer in November, XCOM 2 pushed back to February 2016

Fans of Fireaxis Games' XCOM franchise are going to have to wait a little longer to get their hands on XCOM 2, as the team has decided to push the game back to February 2016.

Gaming

AMD launches new 370x graphics card

We know the big GPUs are more exciting. A Titan X or a Fury X is always going to draw more eyeballs than a mid-range piece of kit, but the fact of life is that most of us can only afford these lower-end cards. So the release of the 370X is important.

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HP to bring Skylake to Spectre X2 lineup with 12.5-inch convertible tablet

HP has reportedly decided to go all-out with the introduction of a Spectre x2 Windows tablet, complete with a Core M Skylake processor as well as a detachable keyboard.

Computing

Mad Max will run at 1080p on PS4 and Xbox One, players can drive forever

In a recent interview, developer Avalanche confirmed that the upcoming Mad Max will run at 1080p on both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Even better, you can drive forever because there is no actual end to the game's map.

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In the future, your pet may be able to join you on a VR adventure, kind of

Don't want Spot the dog left out of your future VR adventures? Or, you'd rather not step on them when wearing a headset? The solution could be to zap them into the VR world with you, as this cool demo shows.

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The HTC Vive’s launch date has shifted to 2016, putting it up against Oculus and Sony

HTC and its partner Valve have said the Vive virtual reality headset won't be available in significant quantities this year. Instead, the system is now on target for a launch during the first three months of 2016.

Wearables

Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10532 with improved context menus and more

The latest Windows 10 build adds an improved look and feel to the context menu and public feedback, but otherwise just squashes bugs and makes small tweaks.

Computing

Apple finally lets Windows stream a keynote, but there’s a catch

Apple may be announcing the new iPhone in a press conference on September 9th, and for the first time Windows users can watch - but only if they use the Edge web browser available only in Windows 10.

Apple

Don’t lose your email! Here’s how to export and import your Outlook inbox

Your email can contain valuable information you don't want to lose, yet most people forget to back it up. Here's how to export your email from Outlook, and import them if you need to recover from a crash.

Computing

Total Warhammer’s dwarves are packing hefty axes and beards

Developer Creative Assembly has shared a new video, giving us a first glimpse at three of the dwarven units featured in its upcoming Games Workshop collaboration, Total War: Warhammer.

Gaming

Cut the middleman out of your screenshots with the Microsoft Snip beta

The Snip beta is a new extension to the Office productivity suite that enables users to take a snapshot of either a single active window or your PC's entire screen at the click of a button.

Computing

Dell’s new S2716DG G-Sync monitor is great for games, bad for your wallet

Dell has announced a new G-Sync supporting monitor that's packed with features. It has 1440p resolution, fast response time and a great refresh rate, but it is expensive. The company also revealed a curved 27-inch display.

Computing

Fed up with chintzy tablet keyboards? LG’s Rolly fits fours rows in your pocket

With a four-hinge folding system, LG's Rolly is a truly mobile tablet keyboard that doesn't compromise on the typing experience, and it fits in your pocket. It will be available in September for an undisclosed price.

Mobile

Fable Legends is not coming to Steam, will be Windows 10 exclusive on PC

Microsoft played down its gated Windows 10 app store, suggesting it wouldn't keep titles for itself, but that looks to be happening with Fable Legends. Lionhead's social media coordinator as tweeted the game will be a Store exclusive.

Computing

Lollipop on Windows now possible with AMIDuOS 2.0

Although Microsoft might be pushing for a porting system from Android to Windows, you can jump the gun with the new AMIDuOS emulator, which is now capable of bringing over Lollipop apps, for just $15.

Computing

Alienware refreshes X51 and notebook lineup with overclocking, USB 3.1

Alienware has announced a refreshed line of notebooks, along with an X51 desktop, that feature 6th-generation Intel Core processor, overclocking, and USB 3.1.

Computing

AMD’s Radeon R9 Nano is built for tiny PCs, but costs as much as the Fury X

With an impending fall release, we finally have the skinny on AMD's compact flagship graphics card, with 4GB of high bandwidth memory and a 175-watt thermal design power.

Computing

Security researcher zeroes in on possible Ashley Madison hacker

With a half million Canadian dollar bounty on the line, everyone's searching for the team behind the Ashley Madison attack, and Krebs may have made a huge step towards cracking the case.

Computing

AT&T is injecting ads into its Wi-Fi hotspots without user permission

There's no such thing as free Wi-Fi, and AT&T is getting paid by injecting ads into users' Internet browsing traffic, including ads for their own service.

Computing

The Sensel Morph isn’t just a giant touchpad, it’s whatever you want it to be

The mouse, keyboard and touchpad are the big three input methods for PC users, but perhaps there's a better way. Sensel has developed a pressure sensitive touchpad and overlays, transforming its function on the fly.

Computing

The Oakland police store license plates on a Windows XP machine – and it’s been crashing

The Oakland Police Department has decided to curtail its license plate reader retention period from two years to six months thanks to hard drive crashes on its Windows XP computer.

Computing

Family sues school, claiming strong Wi-Fi signals made their son ill

It's never nice when a child is ill, especially if you don't know what's wrong with them. In one case where that seems to have happened, the parents of a child are suing the school, claiming that its Wireless network is to blame.

Computing

Can you dig it? Here’s how to set up a dedicated Terraria server

Terraria is a game best experienced with a group of your friends, and a dedicated server is the best way to do so. Follow our handy guide and you'll be exploring and crafting with your friends in no time.

Gaming

How to restore your Windows computer to its factory settings

With this guide, you'll be able to restore your Windows PC to the settings that it had when you first bought it. We cover every version of Windows since Vista.

Computing

DDoS attack hits GitHub after Chinese police force developer to remove code

Code repository GitHub was targeted by a DDoS attack this week that allegedly occurred due to the site hosting code that allowed Chinese users to bypass censorship in their country.

Computing

Windows 10 adoption rate is huge; 75 million in first month

In the few weeks since the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft has managed to have as many as 75 million people from as many as 192 countries around the world install the new OS. The firm may not have made much money from it yet, but the adoption rate is huge.

Computing

If a game’s latest patch breaks it, GOG Galaxy now lets you roll back to the last version

Most PC gamers have experienced installing a game's latest patch only to find that the game no longer works. In the old days you could reinstall from scratch, but now with GOG Galaxy's latest update you can just roll back to the last version.

Computing

There’s now a 750GB version of the Seagate Seven series drive

If 500GB in a seven millimeter thick enclosure wasn't impressive enough for you, Seagate has managed to pack an extra 250GB into their ultra-slim external.

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