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Need a new computer? Acer Aspire E5-575-33BM laptop just $350 on Amazon

Available for $350, the Acer Aspire E5-575-33BM laptop is a solid and affordable computer suited for general use. The 15-inch laptop runs on a seventh-generation Intel i3-7100U CPU and comes with a 1TB hard drive.
Computing

USB Killer V3 now comes with even more power and an ‘anonymous edition’

The makers of USB Killer released a third iteration of the device-frying hardware that can send powerful surges through devices. Even more worrying, the firm is selling an “anonymous edition” that looks like a normal USB.
Cars

The 3,100-horsepower Marauder AMG racing boat makes supercars look like snails

The Mercedes-AMG GT R inspired the design for a 50-foot Cigarette Racing Marauder boat. It's one of many Mercedes-inspired boats developed during the companies' 10-year partnership.
Virtual Reality

U.K. hospital uses 360-degree video to reassure kids ahead of MRI scans

A hospital in the United Kingdom has launched a new app that allows children to familiarize themselves with the process of undergoing an MRI scan using 360-degree videos before they go in for the real procedure.
Photography

Snap the ultimate selfie with this extreme DIY ring light

Tech learning company Adafruit has a new tutorial -- and it's all about getting the perfect light for smartphone shots. This DIY project is not for the faint of heart, however.
Photography

Kodak follows the Ektra with a tablet thanks to new license agreement

After allowing another company to use the Kodak name on a smartphone, the historic imaging company will now license their name for a tablet. The agreement goes to a France-based company, Archos.
Gaming

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.
Android Army

New Android virus poses as an Adobe Flash Player update

A newly discovered strain of Android malware spreads by posing as an update to Adobe's discontinued Flash Player mobile web plugin. It has been detected on an increasing number of handsets.
Mobile

ZTE scraps Kickstarter for Hawkeye, its crowdsourced smartphone

The ZTE Hawkeye is the eye-tracking phone that started life as Project CSX, a mobile device designed by online committee. Unfortunately, the company has pulled the Kickstarter due to the phone's low specifications.
Gaming

‘Payday 3’ has been confirmed, but don’t expect it anytime soon 1:14

Swedish game studio Starbreeze has confirmed that Payday 3, the sequel to Payday: The Heist and Payday 2, has entered development. After the botched launch of the previous game, Starbreeze is taking its time with Payday 3.
Outdoors

REI rolls out Co-op cycles brand just in time for spring

REI relaunches its own premium brand of bikes with the introduction of Co-op cycles in spring 2017. These new bikes replace the existing Novara line with options for road, trail, mixed surfaces, and longer touring rides.
Web

Envelope internet: Google's Project Loon balloons can now hover in place

Google's latest navigational update for its balloon-powered Project Loon internet access points means that those same balloons can now effectively hover over certain regions, providing consistent -- rather than fleeting --…