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Gaming

Spectators no more: New feature lets you buy games on Twitch

Don't just play games on Twitch. Buy them, too. On Monday, the Amazon-owned live streaming video platform announced its entrance into the computer video game market. You can buy games or in-game content via a new "Buy" button.
Virtual Reality

HTC talks release dates, pricing for Vive peripherals, offers headset payment plan

HTC has announced when its Vive Tracker and deluxe audio strap peripherals will be made available to developers, as well as how much they will cost. It also detailed a new payment program for the Vive headset.
Computing

MIT’s ‘Super Smash Bros. Melee’ AI can beat world’s top-ranked players

Researchers at MIT have been able to train an artificial intelligence to play Super Smash Bros. Melee well enough that the bot beat human competitors who are ranked in the top 100 players worldwide.
Computing

Lenovo’s Yoga 720 packs gaming-grade graphics into a 2-in-1

Lenovo revealed a large number of products during the Mobile World Congress 2017 show spanning its Yoga, Flex, and Miix device families. The company also introduced its new Tab4 line of Android tablets for kids and adults alike.
Mobile

Swap to a speaker, battery, or LED mode on Alcatel's budget A5

Alcatel's retiring its Pop and Pixi lineup of smartphones for a new moniker: The A and U series. The company announced three new smartphones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and they're all unsurprisingly aimed at the budget market.
Computing

Lenovo's 13-inch Yoga is an affordable 2-in-1 with surprisingly luxurious features

Lenovo's new Yoga 720 2-in-1 convertible packs impressive hardware into a compact package. It's expected to launch in April of this year for around $860, depending on the configuration.
Computing

Vkansee’s under-glass fingerprint sensors to debut in laptops before smartphones

New York-based startup Vkansee has patented an under-glass optical fingerprint sensor, but the company is utilizing the prototype technology first with a Lenovo laptop running Windows.
Mobile

The super-svelte Kado Wallet is the slimmest phone charger we’ve ever seen

If you're looking for a truly portable phone charger, then you need to check out the Kado Wallet. This credit card-sized charger folds out to plug into an outlet and has a built-in cable, but is slim enough to fit in your wallet.
Mobile

The Invoxia NX 200 desk phone is an ode to a technologically handicapped past

The Invoxia NX 200 transforms your smartphone into a capable desk phone, but that's not necessarily a good thing. And at $250, it's definitely more expensive than buying an office phone.
Computing

What will the Surface Pro 5 look like? Here are the rumors

There's no doubt that Microsoft will continue its successful run of 2-in-1 machines with a new Surface Pro 5. The real questions are when will it arrive, what it will look like, and how much it will cost.
Computing

Samsung's Galaxy Book isn't much of a book (or a Galaxy device)

Our first impressions of the Galaxy Book, Samsung's newest Windows 10 laptop/tablet hybrid 2-in-1 device. It's no laptop killer. Instead, it's a Windows 10 tablet with an iPad Pro-style attachable keyboard.
Mobile

With the Galaxy Tab S3, Samsung finally has an answer to the iPad Pro

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 could be one of the best Android tablets of the year. Here's everything we know about the upcoming device so far, and our first hands-on impressions.