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Before silicon gets under your skin, get it etched on top with a Tech Tat 1:40

Tech Tats are temporary, adhesive wearable gadgets packed with biosensors. They can read vital signs and provide health data, not to mention possible applications for mobile payment solutions and the financial world.

An unofficial app will soon let you stream PS4 games to your PC

An independent developer is working to make remote play between the PlayStation 4 and PC hardware a reality, but it remains to be seen whether Sony will block his efforts.

Panasonic boosts Toughpad 4K 20-inch tablet performance with upgrade tweaks

Panasonic's newly announced Toughpad 4K 20-inch upgrade will bring new hardware to bear on the professional tablet, giving it greater performance than ever before, as well as support for HDMI 2.0.

Hilton latest high-end hotel group to be hit by hackers

Point-of-sale systems inside major hotels' cafes, restaurants, and gift shops appear to be a firm favorite with hackers armed with data-collecting malware. Hilton is the latest global hotel group to fall victim to an attack, it was revealed…

Microsoft adds 35,000 traffic cameras to Bing Maps

In an effort to better compete with Apple and Google, Microsoft has added some new commuter-friendly functionality to its Bing Maps service, giving users real-time access to some 35,000 traffic cameras across eleven countries.
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2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Tech for everyone on your holiday and Christmas lists. Laptops, phones, TVs, home theater, gadgets, and more.
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The ultimate Black Friday tech deals guide

The craziest holiday saving season is upon us, and here's a look at upcoming Black Friday deals on gadgets and accessories - if you dare brave the lines.

Japanese visual novel Clannad outranks Call of Duty on Steam charts

A recently released localization of Japanese visual novel Clannad briefly unseated Activision's multi-million dollar epic Call of Duty: Black Ops III from the Steam sales charts this week, showing a growing western interest in the genre.

Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate looks stunning on PC, assuming you can run it

Another year, another ho-hum Assassin's Creed port. Testing indicates the latest title, Syndicate, requires beefy hardware to run smoothly even at 1080p.

11 of Fallout 4’s best weapons and where to find them 3:07

Fallout 4's wasteland can be a really tough place without a solid weapon (or three) at your side. Here are 11 of the best in the game and where to find them.

AMD’s new Crimson driver revolutionizes the Radeon’s desktop graphics back-end 1:48

AMD is looking to shake up its driver game with the release of its first Crimson Edition drivers. They bring not only a wholly revamped user interface, but big performance improvements in popular games.