AMD optimizes ‘For Honor’ in latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive update

AMD just released the latest version of its Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition software, offering a number of important fixes and enhancements. For Honor and Sniper Elite 4 received performance optimizations and multi-GPU support.

CPU guru David Kanter digs into AMD's Zen and Ryzen technology

Microprocessor guru David Kanter has a report that digs into the technical details of AMD's new Zen processor architecture and Ryzen CPUs. While the report is from August, a video brings the information up to date.

The Oculus Rift unofficially supports modern MacOS machines via a new app

Developer Cindori launched a new MacOS app enabling a virtual three-screen desktop in the Oculus Rift headset. But there are a few catches of course, such as MacOS machines need to be "modern" and sport a discrete graphics processor.
Product Review

MacBook Pro 13-inch with Touch Bar Review

Apple's latest MacBook Pro is the first one we can't recommend. Here's why.

Apple submitted a mysterious Bluetooth and NFC device for FCC approval

Apple submitted another filing to the FCC, this time for a Bluetooth and NFC device -- but what exactly is the device? Excellent question -- but it could hint at an exciting new Apple product.
Virtual Reality

Spectator View provides a looking glass for all to see HoloLens holograms

Microsoft has added a spectator view feature to HoloLens, and released instructions on how to build a compatible DSLR camera setup. It's based on the firm's Mixed Reality Capture technology that combines live footage with holograms.
Cool Tech

U.S. Army wants to analyze drivers' brain waves to keep them awake at the wheel

Forget about cranking loud music, drinking coffee and keeping your windows rolled down to avoid in-car drowsiness. The U.S. Army has an alternative solution: Analyzing your brain waves.

Microsoft makes digging into data easier with open-sourced Graph Engine

Graph databases are needed to utilize the relationships inherent in today's highly connected information and Microsoft open-sourced its own graph database engine -- appropriately titled the Microsoft Graph Engine.

Google Fiber, AT&T Fiber turn Kentucky city into gigabit battleground

Back in the gigabit internet game with a wireless and fiber optic cable hybrid, Google Fiber is taking on AT&T Fiber in Louisville, Kentucky. AT&T is stringing cable and Google will employ the hybrid to cut wireline costs and hassle.

7 Best Amazon Tech Deals of the Week

We've rounded up the best tech deals available on Amazon this week, including wearables, audio and gaming devices, and more, with discounts of up to 57 percent off and nearly $500 in total savings.

The Lenovo Flex 4 2-in-1 convertible is getting a refresh with a thinner frame

Lenovo briefly revealed the Yoga 520, a refresh of the current Flex 4 2-in-1 device sold on the market. It will have more storage options, thinner bezels, and seventh-generation Intel processors. It's expected to be revealed in late…

Snake oil, or black magic? Windows’ new game mode is a bit of both

Microsoft’s new Game Mode promises to push your PC to its limits and deliver unparalleled gaming performance. That sounds impressive, but does it really work? We put it to the test.