Razer releases the Kraken — two of them, in fact

Razer has updated its Kraken line with the Kraken Pro V2 and Kraken 7.1 V2. Both headsets go on sale in October at surprising affordable prices, and are designed with user comfort in mind.

Play 'Civilization VI' live with us on Twitch

Come help us rewrite history as we play a preview build of 'Sid Meier's Civilization VI' live on Twitch Thursday, September 29!
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The world’s biggest tech giants go all in on AI

The biggest names in tech are teaming up to form a new organization dedicated to advancing the public’s understanding of machine learning. The Partnership on AI is a non-profit whose members include Amazon, Google, Facebook, IBM, and…

Privacy Shield data protection program now has a new member: Microsoft

Microsoft said it is now part of the Privacy Shield framework to protect personal data. This is a platform created by the U.S. and the European Union to safeguard EU/Swiss personal data stored in the U.S.

What sort of hardware does your PC need to play games at 4K resolution?

4K display tech is here, but there's more to running stuff at such a high display resolution than just handing over the dough for a 4K-equipped display. Learn more about what your PC needs to co-exist and thrive with 4K here.

Man sets out to sue Microsoft over Windows 10 upgrade nag screen, gets some cash

A tech consultant was forced to reinstall a PC's operating system because of an automatic Windows 10 upgrade. He intended to sue but received a little cash from Microsoft that was donated to an Alzheimer's charity in honor of his…

Raspberry Pi operating system gets a visual upgrade with the launch of PIXEL

The Raspbian operating system for the Raspberry Pi board just received a visual upgrade called PIXEL. It provides a cleaner look backed by new backgrounds, revamped icons, a special rendering package for fonts, redesigned windows, and more.

AMD may introduce Gray Hawk APUs based on Zen Plus processor cores in 2019

AMD is reportedly slated to launch "Gray Hawk" APUs in 2019 based on its "Zen Plus" processor core technology. The chips will also feature AMD's "Navi" graphics architecture that will arrive in 2019 as well in addition to AMD's "Starship"…

Latest Windows Insider build turns off the lights and squashes annoying bugs

The latest Windows Insider build rolls out new Edge extensions and fixes a handful of bugs, including one which interrupted some users music listening experience every single second.

Samsung washing machines are exploding with 21 reported cases

If you have a top-loading Samsung washing machine, you need to check your serial number. In certain circumstances, a number of Samsung machines have exploded on their users, potentially causing harm.

Nvidia ditches mobile for self-driving cars with latest super chip: Xavier

Your computer and your next car could have something in common: they both might be running an Nvidia chip under the hood. On Wednesday, Nvidia announced a chip marketed as an “AI supercomputer" for self-driving cars.

Display maker AOC now offering its two AGON gaming monitors in the United States

Display maker AOC said that its AGON line of monitors for PC gaming is now available in the United States. Both are 27-inch panels with high resolutions packing technology to reduce image tearing, stuttering, and input lag. Prices start at…