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AMD Ryzen chips see big performance improvements with gaming optimizations

AMD's Ryzen 7 1800x has shown solid performance improvements in Ashes of the Singularity and Dota 2 thanks to optimizations made by the developers specifically for that hardware. It has also been confirmed by independent sources.

The Apple of customers’ eye: Survey dubs iPhone maker “most intimate brand”

People seriously love their iPhone -- so much so that Apple was just rated the world's "most intimate brand." In other words Apple is the one brand people feel like they have the strongest emotional connection with.

BioShock creator says his next game will have an ambitious, reactive narrative

At EGX Rezzed 2017, Ken Levine revealed that Ghost Story's first game will feature an amplified cause and effect system inspired by Shadow of Mordor's Nemesis system, which he calls Radical Recognition.

Samsung’s Bixby isn’t a reason to buy the Galaxy S8

The Galaxy S8 is here, and it comes with Samsung's first attempt at a virtual assistant. Meet Bixby, which you won't use because not only is it limited in functionality, but everything it does can be better performed by Google Assistant.

Is Ram about to uncage the most powerful factory-built pickup ever?

Ram is preparing to stuff the supercharged Hellcat engine between the 1500 truck's fenders, according to a recent report. Aimed at the Ford F-150 Raptor, Ram's super-truck will make quick work of high-speed desert runs.

‘Destiny 2’ unveils story trailer, hits consoles and PC this September 1:56

Destiny 2, the sequel to Bungie's smash-hit 2014 shooter, arrives this September and it's coming to consoles and PC. Bungie became associated with console-only shooters following the success of Halo: Combat Evolved.

People are looking up VPNs after the House voted away internet privacy rules

In the days following a vote that would allow ISPs to sell customer data without permission, searches for VPN services has seen a noticeable increase, but are these people actually buying the software?

Great deal! These are our 3 favorite Amazon tech deals today

Today's Amazon Gold Box deals are all about power, featuring deep discounts on charging products. From smart plugs to charging stations, you'll find discounts of up to 46 percent off and savings up to $51.

Columbia’s Montrail clothing line inspired by 103-mile UTMB endurance race

Columbia chronicles the UTMB 103-mile race through the Alps, and shows off the gear the runners used to make it through the 20-hour race.
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Cthulhu comes to soft robotics with creepy OctopusGripper tentacle arm

As a creature with no skeleton that is composed almost entirely of soft muscle, the octopus is pretty darn fascinating. Which is exactly why researchers are using it as the basis for a new robotic arm.

Survey: Canon maintains title as top seller of interchangeable lens cameras

For the 14th year in a row, Canon has remained the top seller for interchangeable lens cameras, according to surveys by the company. So what keeps the firm going, and what's next?

Facebook’s new fundraising tools let you raise money for a worthy cause

Facebook's personal fundraising tool helps you recruit friends for charitable causes. It's rolling out to U.S. users in the next few months, alongside a new "Discovery" tab that'll make it easier to find and follow charities.