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Get the best deals at the lowest prices with our favorite Cyber Week deals

The Cyber Monday sales event has transformed into Cyber Week. That said, many of these discounts are featured all week, or at least until the stock is depleted. Here are our favorite deals so far, whether you're looking to pick up a 4K TV…
Gaming

Razer is now a member of the consortium responsible for Vulkan-based graphics

The Khronos Group, the consortium backing the new Vulkan API for PC graphics, said that PC gaming peripheral maker Razer is now a "Contributing Member." The news falls in line with Razer's open-source approach to PC gaming.
Computing

“Fatal” security bugs discovered in defibrillators and medical implants

Researchers in the U.K. and Belgium found potentially “fatal” security vulnerabilities in medical devices like defibrillators that allowed hackers to steal sensitive healthcare data and alter the functions of the devices.
Computing

Microsoft seeking fix after vulnerability found in Windows 10 security feature

Any security feature is only as good as the entire system that surrounds it, and Windows 10 has a weak link -- the operating system turns off Bitlocker during Feature Updates, aka upgrades, creating a potential exploit.
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Gaming notebooks with Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1050 will likely show up at CES 2017

Unnamed sources state that Asus, Gigabyte, MSI, and Lenovo are expected to reveal gaming notebooks packed with Nvidia's GTX 1050 graphics chip during the CES 2017 convention in January, alongside Intel's "Kaby Lake-H" processors.
Gaming

Minecraft Pocket Edition comes full circle (or square) with upcoming 1.0 update

To celebrate the launch of the 1.0 Ender update for Minecraft Pocket Edition and Windows 10, Microsoft and Mojang are adding in the original soundtrack, polar bears, and support for the Oculus Touch controllers to the mobile game.
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Apple releases updated drivers to solve 2016 MacBook Pro speaker issue

As of the 2016 MacBook Pro machines, it appears that Boot Camp is causing some serious and uncharacteristic audio issues on Windows 10 and might even be physically damaging the speakers.
Gaming

Wireless NES Classic Edition controllers offer gamers true retro freedom

With four face buttons, compatibility with other wireless controllers, and the ability to ditch those tiny cables, 8BitDo's new wireless controller for the NES Classic Edition could be the best option yet, but it is the most expensive.
Virtual Reality

Oculus details how to set things up for 360-degree and room-scale experiences

Ahead of the release of its Touch controller, Oculus has published documentation that guides players through the process of setting up their living room for 360-degree experiences and room-scale tracking.
Computing

AOC’s latest display will juice up your smartphone via Qi wireless charging tech

AOC is launching a new desktop display that has a built-in Qi wireless charging component to juice up compatible phones. It will also be based on PLS display technology developed by Samsung as an alternative to IPS display tech.
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Twenty-five awesome laptop bags for everyone, from students to globetrotters

Choosing the right laptop bag is no easy feat -- after all, no one likes to second guess themselves. Here are some of the best laptop bags on the market, from backpacks to sleeves, so you can get it right the first time around.
Computing

The new information super-highway: Amazon hauls 100 petabytes of data on a truck

Amazon now offers the Snowmobile, a climate-controlled container for hauling 100 petabytes of data over the nation's highways using an 18-wheeler. This data is stored in Amazon's cloud and customers can use more than one container.