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Proposed NFL rule change could put Microsoft Surface front and center on replays

The marketers at Microsoft might be getting a huge break next season as NFL officials are considering a rule change that would greatly benefit the company's Surface promotional partnership with the league.
Web

U.S. Senate votes to allow internet service providers to sell your private data

The U.S. Senate voted to cancel the FCC's rules preventing ISPs from selling private data to advertisers. It's the first step of several based on the Congressional Review Act giving Congress the right to repeal federal regulations.
Computing

Windows 10 Anniversary Update is on most PCs, AdDuplex data shows

The latest AdDuplex data provides some additional detail on how the Windows 10 market is shaking out. Specific emphasis was placed on how quickly users are upgrading their Windows 10 machines and which PCs are dominating the ecosystem.
Gaming

‘Nier: Automata’ fan patch gives a big boost to detail, framerates

A new fan patch for Nier: Automata tweaks the settings, which could be enough to fix many of the framerate issues experienced by a number of players and letting them set higher detail levels.
Computing

Place your order now for Dell's $5,000 8K display, the UP3218K, and get it in April

Dell ramped up the hype machine at CES 2017 with its UP3218K, which gives "high resolution" new meaning. It's an 8K panel offering up a massive 7,680 x 4,320 resolution, and Dell is now offering it for sale for $5,000.
Computing

3Dmark benchmark test now lets you compare Direct X 11, 12, and Vulkan

Futuremark pits DirectX 11 and 12 against the new Vulkan API from Khronos to see which is the best in its updated version of its API Overhead Test in the latest version of 3Dmark.
Computing

Power boost: EVGA boosts clocks and cooling on GTX 1080 Ti designs

EVGA is looking to improve even further upon Nvidia's GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition graphics card, with increased clock speeds, better cooling and in the case of its FTW3 card, fancy RGB lighting.
Computing

Corsair One launches today, starting at $1,799 for standard version, $2,299 for Pro edition

Corsair has officially launched its first prebuilt gaming PC, the Corsair One, which crams a lot of power into a relatively small form factor, but carries a high price tag as a result.
Product Review

Steelseries Rival 500 Review

Can the Steelseries Rival 500’s intuitive design make a case for a 15-button gaming mouse?
Computing

Microsoft is licensing its tech to car firms, with Toyota first to jump on board

Microsoft has detailed a new program that will make a broad swathe the company's technologies available to automobile manufacturers, with Toyota being announced as the first partner to sign up.
Computing

This Apple patent would transform your iPhone or iPad into a MacBook

An Apple patent has surfaced for MacBook-like docks that could house your iPhone or iPad, transforming them into full-fledged laptops, with physical keyboards, ports, and more.
Gaming

Khronos wants to let you write a game that can run on Vulkan, Metal, and DirectX 12

Khronos has concluded that current cross-platform solutions aren't sufficient to support every platform, and so it's is creating a portable API that will run on top of Vulkan, Metal, and Microsoft DirectX 12