Cool Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: folding canoes, cheap mobile VR, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Product Review

Sennheiser PC 373D headset Review

Sennheiser's PC 373D headset is plush, but the price will make you uncomfortable.

We’ve made a map so you can find the HTC Vive demo nearest you

Virtual reality is difficult to truly understand until you've tried it. HTC knows this, and has set up demo stations across the globe to give people their first taste of VR. Here's where you can try to the Vive.

Valve is teaching an AI to find Counter-Strike cheaters

Valve may have created an artificial intelligence, or a neural network, that is learning how to detect cheaters in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. It specifically tries to hunt down those using aimbots or spinbots.
Game Review

‘For Honor’ Review

For Honor’s vicious combat is unique, but not for the faint of heart.

Nintendo will let players back up their purchases online with the Switch

Nintendo fans can celebrate as a leak reveals that players will finally be able to back up eshop purchases online with their Nintendo Accounts instead of locking them into the physical console.

There is hope for your tiny PC with Elsa's new single-slot GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

The GeForce GTX 1050 Ti typically won't work in some space-constrained PC cases where only a single-slot graphics card will fit. That is changing as Elsa announced a GTX 1050 Ti card that can squeeze into a single slot.

Watch the Toyota C-HR kick M. Bison's butt in new Japanese commercial

Toyota's latest Japanese commercial for its C-HR subcompact crossover invades the world of video games to showcase testimonials from the stars Capcom's landmark arcade fighting game Street Fighter II.
Virtual Reality

HTC Vive bundle lets you climb Everest, walk the plank for free till end of March

If you haven't joined the virtual reality revolution just yet, the HTC Vive bundle has been expanded to include two more free games -- Everest VR and Richie's Plank Experience -- until the end of March.

'Watch Dogs 2' Human Conditions DLC adds new story mode missions, new enemy type

Ubisoft's open-world action game Watch Dogs 2 will get a brand new set of campaign missions and "substantial story arcs" with next week's launch of the "Human Conditions" DLC expansion.

Sony Santa Monica’s canceled game mixes ‘Horizon Zero Dawn,’ ‘No Man’s Sky’

After almost three years it appears we now have a glimpse at the canceled Sony Santa Monica IP. With shades of Horizon Zero Dawn and even No Man's Sky, was the game canceled because of its similarities to other PS4 exclusives?

Microsoft raises profile of State of Decay series, sequel to appear at E3 2017

Following Microsoft's announcement that its Xbox briefing at E3 2017 will take place on June 11, State of Decay 2 developer Undead Labs has confirmed that its zombie-slaying sequel will be among the games shown.