Samsung launches contest to produce games for its India-oriented Tizen Store

The best way to encourage participation? By turning everything into a competition, of course. Tapping into the human penchant for contest, Samsung has launched its Tizen App Challenge.

Origin PC’s new laptop is super thin, impossibly light, and totally VR-ready

Ready to bring your VR on the road? Origin's new EVO-15S sports a GTX 1060 and Core i7 CPU, with all the trimming that go along with it. Despite that, it weighs less than four pounds and is just .69 inches thick.

Nvidia's new GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti aim to put your aging desktop back in the game

After a series of leaks, the GTX 1050 and 1050 have been officially announced at budget-friendly price points. It is clear that Nvidia is taking aim at AMD's low-cost Radeon RX 460 and 470 video cards.

‘Pokémon Go’ just became even harder to play while driving

Niantic's latest update for 'Pokémon Go' suggests there are still plenty of people out there playing the game while behind the wheel. Trouble is, anyone else in the car – or even on a train or bus – is also affected by the change.
Movies & TV

Time to kill? These are the 101 best movies on Netflix

Save yourself from hours of scrolling and searching through Netflix's massive library by checking out this list of our favorite movies you can stream right now. No matter what genre you're looking for, you're bound to find something.

Mad Catz has improved sensors, ergonomics, and more in new line of RAT mice

Mad Catz updated its RAT line of gaming mice with a number of new features including updated sensors, improved ergonomics, enhanced lighting, and customizable software. The lower-end models are available to buy now.
Home Theater

Razer takes a big step beyond gaming with acquisition of audio tech icon THX

Razer might be best known for computer and gaming peripherals, but the company wants to branch out, and it’s taking a big step in that direction by acquiring THX, the audio technology company founded by George Lucas in 1983.

Fans are holding their breath for a ‘Diablo 4’ announcement at BlizzCon 2016

Diablo fanatics are rampantly speculating that a fourth game will be announced at this year's BlizzCon event. Goodie bags and a series of now-clarified tweets have further intensified speculation.

‘The Matrix’ revisited: Tech billionaires are certain we live in a simulation

According to some tech billionaires and observers, the chance that we are not living in a simulation is millions or billions to one. Two are hiring scientists to find a way to break us out of the game.
Virtual Reality

HTC launches virtual reality-focused Viveport M storefront for Android

Hardware manufacturer HTC launched a beta version of Viveport M, an Android-compatible client for its virtual reality storefront that gives mobile users quick and easy access to its library of VR apps.

Footage of Metallica video game ‘Damage Inc.’ surfaces years after it was canceled

Metallica fans got a rare look at the band's canceled car combat game Damage Inc. this week, as the first-ever gameplay footage from the scrapped project surfaced more than a decade after it was originally announced.
Cool Tech

Arduino-powered ping pong table play music to match the intensity of your game

Ping Pong FM is an Arduino-based ping pong game that's halfway between table tennis and the 'Guitar Hero' franchise. The faster you play, the faster the music plays. The slower you play ... well, you get the idea.