Virtual Reality

Onix VR’s Pulsar headset could offer 4K virtual reality, but not till next year

Virtual Reality headsets might seem almost dime a dozen today, but nobody had had access to a 4K, 120Hz model just yet - unless you've played with Onix VR's Pulsar prototype. The VR startup plans to launch its high-end VR HMD in 2017.

Blizzard launches cross-game voice chat service Blizzard Voice

Blizzard Voice is a new component of the studio's online multiplayer platform that allows users to chat with their friends and friends of friends, whether they're in-game or otherwise.

Future AI assistants like Siri could be trained by Joey from ‘Friends’

Which TV show character would you choose to train future artificially intelligent computers how to move and sound like us? We're assuming everyone has said Joey from Friends, which is a good thing, because a research team had…

iPad sales may be slowing but Microsoft’s Surface business is booming

Sales of Apple's iPad tablets may be slowing but Microsoft is now seeing some real success with its range of Surface devices. The company has just reported a 38 percent increase in Surface sales for its latest quarter compared to a year…
Product Review

D-Link EXO AC1750 wireless router Review

D-Link’s sporty Exo AC1750 is the budget coupe of wireless routers.

A serious Linux privilege-escalation bug has been in the wild for nine years

There's a Linux vulnerability in the wild that's apparently been residing in just about every Linux version for the last nine years, and users will want to install a patch as soon as possible.

BeFunky Visionn for iOS turns videos into real-time animations

BeFunky's new iOS app applies artistic effects to both photos and HD videos in real time thanks to the company's patented Art Engine. Simply swipe left or right to cycle through effects, and each loads instantly.

Hackers could reconstruct your typing by listening to your keystrokes over Skype

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine and in Italy have created a system capable of working out what a person is typing by listening to their keyboard strokes over Skype.

IBM’s switch to Macs in the workplace is saving the company quite a bit of money

Despite their reputation as being expensive, Apple's Mac computers are saving partner IBM a boatload of money -- hundreds of dollars per Mac. The reason? Fewer service calls, IBM says.

Microsoft to hold its next ‘bug bash’ on November 8-13 to help disinfect Windows 10

To help continuously improve Windows 10, Microsoft periodically hosts specific events aimed at identifying issues, and it has another of these "bug bashes" coming up on November 8-13,

Everything you need to know about the Google Chromecast and Chromecast Ultra

Google's Chromecast plugs into your TV's HDMI port, allowing you to stream content from your tablet, laptop, or smartphone directly to your TV. Here's what you need to know about all iterations, including the new 4K-ready Chromecast Ultra.

Acer unleashes a new Predator monitor packing a WQHD resolution on PC gamers

Acer added a new monitor to its Predator lineup for PC gamers called the XB241YU. The panel packs a WQHD resolution, Nvidia's G-Sync technology, and refresh rates reaching up to 180Hz. It also comes with a five-port USB 3.0 hub.