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Laptops 101: What’s the best computer for your college major?

Ready to pick a major but don't know what computer will work best with it? What may work fine for an English major may not be enough for a computer science. Never fear; we've figured it out for you, just like your mother would if she was…

The PlayStation 4 will be released on November 15; new PS3 model available now

Sony concluded its Gamescom press conference with the news that the PlayStation 4 will be released on November 15 in America, and November 29 in Europe. It also unveiled a new PS3.

DICE details ‘Battlefield 4’ DLC and Premium subscriber bonuses

Electronic Arts and DICE detail the five planned DLC releases for 'Battlefield 4' and run through the benefits that fans receive when they sign up for the game's season pass, 'Battlefield 4' Premium.

Tesla Model S breaks testing machine, is now the safest car ever crash-tested by NHTSA

The Model S scores a 5-star rating in every crash test performed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), making it the safest car ever tested. This makes it safer than Volvo or Acura, automakers that usually top…

PS Vita price drop confirmed, and ‘Borderlands 2’ goes handheld

At its Gamescom press conference, Sony announced that the Vita will receive a price drop as was rumored this week, and Gearbox’s Borderlands 2 is coming to the system as well.
Social Media

Is China loosening its restrictions on Facebook and Twitter?

According to various news reports, China has lifted firewall control over Facebook and Twitter in 5-star hotels all over the country... psych! Turns out the accessibility is for wealthy hotel patrons only - but there are some other…

Oculus VR opens its doors to devs with a new site where they can share games

Oculus VR, makers of the Oculus Rift headset have unveiled “Oculus Share,” a new site for developers to post the demos they have already created for the VR headset, to add more, and to have the community offer feedback.
Cool Tech

New York’s secret underground tunnel is an audiovisual reminder that stories live forever

Opened to pedestrians for the first time in nearly 200 years, the Voice Tunnel allows visitors to record their voices and watch as a light translation of those statements boomed across the underground chamber.
Social Media

Keep your collection bin of reactionary GIFs up-to-date with this new Chrome extension

There are almost too many good animated GIFs out there. Sick of hitting 'favorite' and saving URLs to your reader? is a one-click Chrome extension that can solve your problems.
Home Theater

OLED vs. LED: Which is the better TV technology?

The acronyms OLED and LED sound and look very similar, but the two technologies are vastly different in terms of engineering, performance and capabilities. We compare the two technologies as applied to television and ponder the question:…