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How to conquer the world of Blizzard’s Overwatch, even on a wimpy gaming PC

Overwatch is one of the most attractive games to come out of Blizzard for quite some time, but that means it's also one of the most challenging to run. Which settings can you tweak, and which are dragging you down?

Altus live stream unveils Persona 5's new trailer and Japanese release date

After a two-week countdown, Atlus revealed that Persona 5 will be released in Japan September 15 during a live stream on Thursday. Atlus also released detailed for a special collector's edition box set to celebrate the Persona…

Looks like the cat's out of the bag: Samsung leaks Gear Fit 2 and IconX by accident

After a period of absence, Samsung may be planning a return to the world of fitness wearables, after two new products -- the Gear Fit 2, and activity tracking wireless earbuds called the IconX -- were leaked.

Drake’s record-breaking week proves exclusive streaming belongs to the big dogs

Drake is poised to smash Beyoncé's recently set single-week streaming record, with his album Views garnering more than 191 million plays on Apple Music since it first hit the streaming service April 29.

This year's list of top-earning musicians shows the importance of touring

Taylor Swift topped this year's list of the highest earners in music, with over $70 million in earnings in the past 12 months, but the rest of this year's list is full of surprises.

Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation among 2016 National Design Award winners

Cooper Hewitt announced its 2016 National Design Award winners this week with Marina Bay Sands designer Moshe Safdie nabbing the Lifetime Achievement Award and Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation taking home the Director's Award.

Samsung's next phone leaks online with an all-metal body

Samsung may be about to release a new series of smartphones, that still pack plenty of power and an all-metal design, but won't quite compete with the excellent Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.

Pocket Card Jockey from Pokemon developer out now on 3DS eShop

Pokemon series developer Game Freak returns to the Nintendo 3DS eShop this week with Pocket Card Jockey, an oddball hybrid title that mixes solitaire with professional horse racing.
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Disney scanner identifies devices from electromagnetic signals

A Disney research team has developed a scanner that can identify any electronic device by its unique electromagnetic signal, all the way down to individual examples of the same model.

Check your car; the NHTSA has more than doubled the Takata airbag recall

The largest recall ever has now been more than doubled as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has expanded it to 65-70 million airbags. The airbag inflators are the problem and can explode too hard, sending shrapnel into…

Ubisoft discusses the challenges of fixing The Division

Tom Clancy's The Division has been out for almost two months, and in that time, cheating has become a problem due to the game's infrastructure. Ubisoft is hoping to fix this by changing the way the client interacts with the server, but it…

Benchmark leak of upcoming Nvidia GTX 1080 shows incredible performance jump

While the PC gaming world is eagerly awaiting confirmation of Nvidia's new generation of GPUs, alleged benchmarks from the upcoming GTX 1080 have snuck out onto the open web, and they're certainly intriguing.