Computing
Computing

Researchers create a tiny ‘Atomic’ hard drive that can store 500 terabits of data

What does the future of storage density look like? How does 65.2 terabytes on a square-inch surface sound? Dutch researchers are working on exactly that, but it currently only works in liquid nitrogen temperatures.
Virtual Reality

A VR Odyssey: Samsung’s Oculus Rift killer named in trademark application

Samsung is considered by many to be the third big name in virtual reality right now, behind both Oculus and HTC, but that could change. Its next-gen headset may not be that far away, and it could be called "Odyssey."
Mobile

Moshi’s new Spring Collection of bags will add a splash of color to your gadget accessories

Accessory maker Moshi has released a colorful new collection of bags for iPads and laptops. They're for purchase now.
Computing

Latest Windows 10 Insider build tackles last-minute bugs

In just two weeks, Microsoft will release the Windows 10 Anniversary Update -- but work is still being done via preview builds for Insider program members. Build 14393 focuses on stability improvements and slight tweaks.
Computing

Acer’s Predator G1 limited edition packs GTX 1080 video card, unique keyboard and mouse

Acer has opened pre-orders for a limited edition model of its Predator G1 gaming desktop, packing a GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card. Acer is also serving up a free PC game, a wheeled carrying case, a keyboard, and a mouse.
Virtual Reality

Nvidia designs headquarters using VR headsets, its own chips and software

Employing more than 100 of the company's own graphical processing units and its Iray 3D-rendering software, Nvidia used virtual reality headsets to check every aspect of the design of its new headquarters before construction began.
Computing

Want to trick out your mouse cursor? Here's how to do it in Windows

The standard mouse cursor is boring, so change it! With this guide, you can choose to use one of Microsoft's pre-installed cursors, or download something a bit more extravagant from the web.
Mobile

Get the most out of your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with these accessories

With an updated processor and larger screen, the iPhone 6 is bigger and better than any Apple smartphone before it. Check out some of our favorite accessories for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, whether you're in the market for top-notch sound or…
Mobile

Acer launches Windows 10 Jade Primo phone in the US and UK

Acer's Jade Primo, a phone it started teasing back in September, is now on sale. The big draw is Windows 10 and support for Continuum, which sees the phone become the center of a PC-like experience on the move.
Computing

Photo-realistic graphics could take 40TFLOPS, according to Epic's Tim Sweeney

That new GTX 1080 of yours might perform pretty well, but it's close to 30 teraflops of performance behind what Epic Games' Tim Sweeney believes you'll need to power photorealistic graphics. That's not that far off though.
Virtual Reality

Star Wars ‘Trials on Tatooine’ is the closest you’ll get to being a real Jedi

Lucasfilm's immersive entertainment subdivision ILMxLAB has released Trials on Tatooine, a free-to-play virtual reality Star Wars experience and Jedi training simulator available via Steam for the HTC Vive headset.
Computing

Opera is now a Chinese company, after $600 million sale

Opera, the oldest mainstream web browser, is no longer Norwegian. The browser, and the brand, have sold to a Chinese consortium for $600 million. The remaining parts of the company, including Opera TV, have 18 months to find a new name.