Computing
Computing

Politics apparently tying up broadband access in Western Massachusetts

Western Massachusetts has a fiber-optic broadband network, but politics is keeping the critical last mile from being built. Will things ever clear up, or will the stalling continue?
Computing

The 10 best MacBook Air cases, covers, and sleeves

Whether you’re looking for some protection or a stylish flourish, you’re in the right place for the best MacBook Air cases. We’ve got form-hugging cases, luxurious covers, and padded sleeves to choose from.
Virtual Reality

Master virtual reality with these tips and tricks for the HTC Vive

The HTC Vive provides a remarkable VR experience, and it's more capable than most people know. Our tips will help you get the most from your headset and find extra features you didn't know existed.
Computing

Firefox 46 is here, here's the complete list of new features

Mozilla's now offering Firefox 46, the latest version of the company's popular Web browser. There aren't many new features, but it's worth updating just to stay secure and up to date.
Computing

23 common HTC Vive problems and how to fix them

Are errors and bugs getting in the way of your VR experience with the HTC Vive? To help you troubleshoot and solve common HTC Vive problems, we've created an easy guide covering potential audio issues, syncing, and the like.
Virtual Reality

Big screen app could make VR the best place to host LAN parties

Getting yourself to a virtual LAN party will be easier than ever before when BigScreen finally launches on Steam this Thursday. After two years of work, the developers have created a collaborative gaming space that anyone can enjoy in VR.
Gaming

Cliffy B: Watching Gears of War 4 is like seeing an ex

Stepping away from any labor of love is difficult, so now that Cliff Blezinski is over at Boss Key making Law Breakers, all he can do is look back at Microsoft's Gears of War 4 and hope it doesn't screw things up.
Gaming

Blizzard comments on why it shut down Nostalrius fan server

If you don't protect your intellectual property when you can, the law might not be on your side when you need to. That seems to be the case with Blizzard and the fan-run World of Warcraft server Nostalrius, which the publisher recently shut…
Computing

480TB of storage in a single chassis: check out the Backblaze Pod 6.0

Need some extra storage? You can build a 480TB server, if you really want to. Backblaze designed it, and open sourced the hardware, so anyone crazy enough to try can buy the parts and get started.
Computing

Asus wants your rig to be Beyond VR Ready to unlock its true potential

The new Beyond VR Ready program from Asus seeks to help users build a PC that's capable of delivering the best VR experience possible, rather than just fulfilling minimum specs.
Computing

Snowden accused of accelerating adoption of encryption

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has made claims that Jonathan Snowden's whistleblowing and public release of national security data accelerated encryption development and distribution by many years.
Computing

AMD’s new dual-GPU card is here, but it’s not built for gamers

AMD is finally ready to unleash the Radeon Pro Duo to VR developers, with a lofty $1,500 price tag, and and a pair of Fiji GPUs at the wheel. Is this the card that puts AMD back on top?