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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.
Computing

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.
Cool Tech

The ultimate sorting algorithm for alphabetizing your books efficiently

Ever wondered what was the most efficient way to alphabetize a giant pile of books? Look no further than computer science, which provides the perfect real-world algorithm for just such a task.
Computing

Run the Windows operating systems on your Mac with this simple install guide

Even Apple fans occasionally long for live tiles and the ability to play 'Minesweeper.' To help, we've put together this simple walkthrough on how to install Windows 7, 8, or 10 on a Macbook, an iMac, or another MacOS machine.
Web

The Internet Archive gears up for the Trump era by creating a backup in Canada

The Internet Archive is seeking donations to create a backup in Canada. Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle seems worried about the upcoming "radical" changes in Washington, D.C. once the Donald Trump administration arrives in office.
Computing

Dazzle your retinas with these top-tier 4K monitors

The day is coming, slowly but surely, when 1080p resolution will be behind us. Check out our current picks for the best 4K monitors on the market, whether you're looking for a budget solution or a visual treat.
Computing

Unity 5.5 can now be used to create HoloLens augmented reality titles

Unity Technologies, makers of the Unity gaming engine, announced an upgrade to version 5.5. In addition to a number of gaming-specific updates, Unity 5.5 adds Windows Holographic support to enable the development of HoloLens titles
Gaming

What is this, a handheld for ants? Game Boy key ring is the definition of micro

With a screen measuring less than an inch across, Jeroen Domburg's custom-made Game Boy is the smallest ever created, but that doesn't mean it's not capable. It can play games like Tetris with no problem and even Doom if you can deal with a…
Computing

Webcam ‘sextortion’ cases are on the rise, says U.K.’s National Crime Agency

Falling under the general criminal category of sextortion, webcam blackmail cases are growing. The U.K.'s National Crime Agency (NCA) released a report indicating that cases in that country have more than doubled in 2016.