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Weekly Rewind: Photobombing horses, exoskeletons, Key and Peele do the Super Bowl

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
Computing

Ditch the desktop and hit the couch with our favorite stick PCs

Stick PCs are a new trend in computing. They offer a full desktop experience in an extremely small form factor, and can be plugged right into a television's HDMI port. Here are the best options on the market right now.
Computing

Transform your desktop into a concert hall with these computer speakers

Not sure which PC speakers work best with your computer? Here are our current favorites, whether you're working on a budget or looking to produce high-end audio.
Gaming

Stuck in The Witness? These tips will put you on the right track

If you've spent the last few weeks trapped on an abandoned island with little hope of escape, you're not alone. Here’s how you can survive The Witness and keep your sanity intact.
Computing

Conspiracy theorists think this ancient Greek statue depicts a laptop user

Conspiracy theorists think time travelers brought laptops back to the ancient Greeks -- presumably via TARDIS or a plutonium-powered DeLorean -- pointing to a marble statue to make their point. It was probably a just chest.
Computing

Sony sneaks back into the PC game with a pair of 2.5-inch SSDs

Sony may have ditched the computer building business, but that's not stopping the brand from producing a pair of new 2.5-inch SSDs. The pair of SATA drives look set to compete with Samsung's 850 Evo.
Computing

Another flaw discovered in a security software product — this time it’s Avast

Google Project Zero has posted another security product vulnerability, this time it's Avast where serious flaws were found in its SafeZone browser that left user data like cookies, passwords, and files in danger.
Computing

Valve offers 40 percent off the Steam Controller to celebrate XCOM 2 support

Valve took to Steam today to announce native Steam Controller support for XCOM 2, and to offer a discount to gamers who purchase the controller and game together, but are other gamepad users out in the cold?
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This brilliant Lego PC case isn’t a novelty, it’s a technical marvel

Lego and PC enthusiast Mike Schropp has put together a build for the ages, combining his undisputed mastery in both fields to create a gaming PC that's utterly unique, inside and out.
Social Media

Facebook update did not intentionally disable Crypter encryption app, company says 1:15

Crypter, an encryption tool that lets you secure Facebook messages, was rendered unusable after an update. While Crypter speculates it was intentionally blocked, Facebook says the problem lies within Crypter's code.
Computing

ASRock kills unique BIOS feature that could overclock any Intel processor

An ASRock firmware update removes Sky OC, a feature that overclocked non-K Intel Skylake processors. No reason was given, but pressure from Intel is likely.
Home Theater

YouTube to livestream Google's AI playing Go world champion Lee Sedol

YouTube will livestream the high-profile Go match between Google's AlphaGo AI and world champion Lee Sedol. The series of five contests will take place next month in Seoul, South Korea, with the winner set to pocket $1 million.