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Virtual Reality

Which VR headset should you spring for? We tried them all, and the winner is clear

Virtual reality is finally going mainstream, but which headset is right for your needs and budget? Check out a few of our favorites, whether you want the best of the best or a budget-based alternative that's specifically designed for your…
Computing

SteelSeries has a modular gaming mouse with a built-in OLED screen and tactile alerts

SteelSeries has launched the Rival 700, a modular mouse for PC gamers packed with an OLED screen and a Tactile Alerts system sending vibrations up through the user's hand. The mouse also sports RGB lighting supporting 16.8 million colors.
Computing

Researchers break wireless bandwidth record with 6-gigabit connection

A German research team has broken new ground in wireless data communication by achieving the highest transmission rate to date while beaming information across a span of 23 miles.
Business

15,000 may be out of work if Nokia rumors are true

It turns out that Nokia's announcement for a couple of thousand job cuts in Finland and Germany may just be the tip of the iceberg, as a rumor doing the rounds suggests that it could cut as many as 15,000 positions in the coming months.
Computing

Upcoming MacBook Pro update could kill function keys, replace them with touchscreen

Apple may be giving its MacBook Pro line a shot in the arm later this year, with a new touch-sensitive function bar, thinner, lighter design, and Touch ID security.
Mobile

Google spokesperson says company is cooperating fully with Paris authorities

Google's Paris headquarters have been raided by French authorities, in connection with an ongoing tax evasion investigation. France is seeking nearly $1.76 billion in back taxes from the search giant.
Computing

Leaks suggest Nvidia has 1080Ti and a new Titan in the works

If the leaked specifications for the rumored Pascal 1080Ti and Titan from Nvidia turn out to be true, it seems more than likely that they will steal this generation's performance crown. The question remains, can AMD compete at the…
Computing

Have you been hacked? These four websites can tell you

Hacking is difficult to defend against because there's often no indication you've been compromised until damage is done. Thankfully, these four monitoring websites can tell you if your accounts have been involved in a breach.
Computing

Get your rig ready for ‘Overwatch’ with new drivers from Nvidia

Blizzard's online shooter Overwatch is one of the biggest releases of the year, and now players can download the latest Game Ready drivers for Nvidia to ensure their PC is up to the task.
Computing

Next MacBook Pro said to include OLED ‘touch bar’ to replace some keys

Will Apple ever update its MacBook Pro machine? A usually reliable analyst says to expect a lighter, slimmer design before the end of the year, adding that it'll include an OLED "touch bar" across the top as well as Touch ID support.
Photography

LandscapePro offers advanced edits of landscape photos with minimal know-how

Want to edit your landscape photos without the advanced learning curve of programs like Photoshop? LandscapePro from Anthropics Technology does just that. The basic version costs just $40.
Web

3 WebVisions speakers that got our minds spinning

With 14 presenters on tap for this year's WebVisions conference in Portland, Oregon, those in attendance learned about everything from tech's growing role in activism to content strategy for paleontologists.