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Over 10,000 PlayDates Have Been Shipped Since April

While several major companies dominate handheld gaming, there's been some success among independent creators. The company Panic started shipping its original handheld console, the PlayDate, earlier…

June 21, 2022 | 03:05 EDT

TechRaptor's Wireless Gaming Buyer's Guide
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TechRaptor's Wireless Gaming Buyer's Guide

Gaming has traditionally been known as a bit of a stationary hobby. Hunched over on a chair, connected to the online world via one wire - this is the image that pops up for most when thinking of…

April 18, 2022 | 10:00 EDT

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LucidSound LS15X Review

LucidSound is a company I've been quite impressed with over the last year or so. Every time I've picked up one of their headsets, it's always been immediately apparent what its purpose is. You can…

April 1, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

Cooler Master MM731 Wireless Mouse Review

Cooler Master MM731 Wireless Mouse Review

A wireless mouse needs to do many things well. It needs to feel good, it needs to feel responsive, and most importantly, it needs to feel entirely uncluttered on your workspace. Cooler Master, with…

December 1, 2021 | 11:00 EST


RedMagic 6S Pro Review

Purpose built for gaming with hardware trigger buttons, a distinct ‘gamer’ aesthetic, and even an RGB cooling fan to prevent thermal throttling, the 6S Pro from RedMagic certainly isn’t subtle, but…

September 27, 2021 | 11:30 EDT

EPOS H3 Hybrid Headset Review

EPOS H3 Hybrid Headset Review

Whether you like it or not, headphones are becoming a necessity in our day to day lives. As someone who rarely leaves the house without my Airpods Pro and exclusively plays games and edits videos…

September 28, 2021 | 11:00 EDT


Tangle From absurd:joy is Designed For Remote Collaboration

The guys who founded Owlchemy Labs (who developed Job Simulator and a bunch of other games) have formed their own company, absurd:joy, and have announced Tangle, a new application designed for remote…

August 24, 2021 | 11:19 EDT

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PowerA Enhanced Wireless Controller for Nintendo Switch Review

PowerA have taken me by surprise as of late. My knowledge before going into the PS4 Fusion Pro review was very limited, but I came out pleasantly surprised. I expected a decent controller with the…

April 29, 2021 | 01:00 EDT

Razer Huntsman V2 Analog

Razer Huntsman V2 Analog Review

Keyboards are a funny thing. Each tends to come with their own niche and fanbase. Where some like the minimalist, others like tons of buttons and options. As the price may indicate, the Razer…

March 27, 2021 | 01:00 EDT

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Razer Viper 8khz Comparison

The Razer Viper 8khz might be a little too much for the average user but its focus on future-proofing may make it worthwhile. Luckily, we have both the 8khz and the standard Viper to directly compare…

March 12, 2021 | 11:00 EST

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Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2 Review

Headsets are an incredibly important part of the gaming experience. They allow you to hear the world inside your console through its audio or the world around you in your chat. That being said, there…

April 21, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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How To Buy The Right Xbox This Year

With the release of the Xbox Series X this holiday season, another two consoles are joining the already crowded Xbox family. While the Series X is a next-generation console, games are still being…

September 9, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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NACON Announces New Controller Peripherals for Next Generation

Announced at the first annual NACON Connect digital event, the relatively young company introduced brand new controllers. During their video presentation, they talked about how NACON was striving to…

July 7, 2020 | 01:50 EDT

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Valve Introduces New Experimental Room View 3D Feature to Valve Index

Although we already have the likes of Valve, Sony, and Oculus in the world of virtual reality, it still isn't considered a mainstream gaming platform. The technology is still in its infancy, and will…

June 19, 2020 | 02:41 EDT

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Nintendo Suspends Switch Shipments to Japan; US and EU Unaffected For Now

There is no doubt we haven't seen the last of the Coronavirus sadly, and as days and weeks pass by, we will start to sense its real effect on businesses. As booming as the gaming industry looks with…

April 8, 2020 | 05:25 EDT

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HP Reveals New VR Headset in Collaboration with Microsoft and Valve

Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality lineup in 2019 featured the $599 Reverb VR headset, promoted for its high resolution and inside-out tracking. Earlier today, HP announced they are collaborating…

March 23, 2020 | 05:18 EDT


Error Fix: msxml3.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error

Are you getting a frequent error on your machine on your machine with the following message? C:\Windows\System32\msxml3.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try…

July 24, 2014 | 10:00 EDT

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Dell Reveal New Alienware Concept UFO Handheld PC; Nintendo Switch-Inspired Design

The Nintendo Switch offers its users the chance to continue their gaming endeavors with its handheld nature and its paddle-like detachable controllers. However, what if it was possible to combine the…

January 7, 2020 | 04:00 EST


The Astro C40 Might be the Best Controller on the PS4. But it Ain't Cheap

Controllers are arguably the most important part of the console & PC gaming experience. Most people are totally content with the packed-in controller, and the vast majority of third-party…

July 5, 2019 | 02:00 EDT

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4 Great Gaming Mice You Can Use on the Job

Gaming hardware has grown up substantially in the last decade.  While some of us still play games in RGB-lit dungeons, it's nice to be able to use a "gaming" mouse outside of your room.  If you're…

July 4, 2019 | 01:00 EDT

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AMD Reveals Ryzen 3000 Series and RX 5700 GPU Series

Recently, at Computex, AMD has revealed their third-generation "Zen 2" architecture for their Ryzen CPU series, as well as their long-rumored 'Navi' RX 5700 GPU series.…

May 28, 2019 | 08:26 EDT

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Big Mouth Billy Bass Alexa Version Will Ruin Your Christmas

The nightmare returns: a Big Mouth Billy Bass Alexa version has been created as reported by the Associated Press. A good portion of our readership is likely fortunate enough to have never been…

November 30, 2018 | 06:20 EST


Facebook Vulnerability Allowed Theft of Almost 50 Million Access Tokens

Guy Rosen, VP of Product Management at Facebook, has just issued a statement on a severe security issue that affected almost 50 million Facebook accounts. On every Facebook profile, there was an…

September 29, 2018 | 10:00 EDT


SpaceX's Starlink Prototype Internet Satellites Are Now Good Enough for Gaming

The first prototype satellites for the Starlink broadband internet network were launched by SpaceX about three months ago, and today, Elon Musk has taken to Twitter to share how the twin satellites…

May 27, 2018 | 06:58 EDT

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HTC Vive Pro Preorders Open For $800 Headset; Original Vive Price Drop by $100

HTC has announced the pricing and pre-order details for the updated HTC Vive Pro, due to start shipping April 5. The HTC Vive Pro will cost $799 and has triggered a price drop of the standard model…

March 19, 2018 | 11:33 EDT


Denuvo Acquired By Global Digital Security Firm Irdeto

The infamous anti-piracy and anti-cheat company Denuvo has been purchased by Irdeto. Irdeto is a Dutch company that provides similar security software for a variety of spheres, including “media…

January 23, 2018 | 09:34 EST

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HTC Vive Pro, VIVE Wireless Adapter Announced At CES 2018

VR enthusiasts should start setting aside money now - the HTC Vive Pro and the Vive Wireless Adapter have been announced according to a blog post on the Vive website. The HTC Vive Pro features dual…

January 9, 2018 | 02:15 EST

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AMD Adrenalin Driver Update Breaks Some Older Games

AMD's most recent Adrenalin driver release (17.12.1) has been found to cause crashing in games ranging from The Witcher: Enhanced Edition to Command and Conquer 3, according to numerous gamers…

January 2, 2018 | 11:51 EST

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FCC Votes To Repeal Net Neutrality

The FCC has voted to repeal net neutrality today as reported by TechCrunch. The votes were predictably split along party lines. Chairman Ajit Pai and Republican Commissioners Brendan Carr &…

December 14, 2017 | 03:44 EST


Watch Out - AMD Is Quietly Downgrading Some RX 560s

It appears that AMD has had to dial back their ambitions for their Radeon RX 560 cards - some of the cards are launching with lower-than-originally-advertised specs as reported by PC Gamer. The AMD…

December 6, 2017 | 08:30 EST

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Microsoft Puts Kinect Out To Pasture, Ceases Manufacturing

In an exclusive interview on Co.Design, Alex Kipman, the creator of the Kinect, and Matthew Lapsen, the General Manager of Xbox Devices Marketing, detail the hopes and expectations of the device, but…

October 29, 2017 | 12:28 EDT

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AMD Details Ryzen Mobile For Ultrathin Laptops

AMD has announced a mobile version of its Ryzen architecture. Formally known on roadmaps under the codename “Raven Ridge”, these new chips contain CPU cores based on AMD's Zen architecture and a GPU…

October 26, 2017 | 04:52 EDT

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Amazon Launches Amazon Key For In-Home Delivery

Amazon has announced a new way of securing in-home deliveries that utilizes smartphone technology. Dubbed Amazon Key, it utilizes a smart lock on your front door to selectively allow access to your…

October 26, 2017 | 01:20 EDT

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Twitter Is Testing Longer Tweets With 280 Characters

Twitter is testing a change to one of the most iconic parts of the social media network - tweet length is being doubled from 140 characters to 280 characters for a limited number of users according…

September 28, 2017 | 09:20 EDT

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VR App Postity Spams Friends Lists on Steam

If you have a friend sporting a Vive, you might have received an invitation to something called Postity. That's a shortened version of the full title, which is Postity - VR Enthusiast community -…

September 18, 2017 | 07:06 EDT

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Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Game Stuttering Issues Are Due To Creators Update

Back in April, Microsoft rolled out the Windows 10 Creators Update that brought with it many new changes, including to gaming. One was the Game Mode, a mode you could put your computer in to, in…

September 14, 2017 | 09:58 EDT

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IBM Watson At The US Open

Most people have heard of Watson, IBM’s supercomputer that is famous for winning Jeopardy! against human former winners of the show. However, IBM has announced they are branching out with Watson and…

September 9, 2017 | 09:30 EDT

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Humble Cyberlink Software Bundle: Alternative Comparison

This month's Humble Software Bundle is an interesting one that's definitely aimed at the "content creator" in all of us. It's now easier than ever to get your idea shot, edited, graded, and…

September 6, 2017 | 10:00 EDT

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98.5% Of Non Form Letter FCC Comments Support Net Neutrality

98.5% of original comments (that is, not form letters or spam) sent to the FCC regarding net neutrality are in favor of keeping the current rules & protections in place according to DSL Reports.…

September 2, 2017 | 09:45 EDT


FDA Issues Voluntary Recall On Vulnerable Pacemakers

A security flaw has prompted the FDA to issue a voluntary recall on 465,000 pacemakers. There is a flaw in the firmware that can render the pacemaker controllable by outside devices, which could be…

August 31, 2017 | 10:00 EDT

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HTC Is Considering Selling Vive VR Side Of Company

HTC, the manufacturer behind the Vive headset, is considering selling off the VR division of its company as reported by Bloomberg Technology. Although the gaming world might best know HTC as the…

August 29, 2017 | 12:36 EDT


YouTube is Still Burning A Year Later

Approximately one year ago, I wrote an article regarding the many problems that YouTube was facing at the time.  It was a list that was born out of not only what I had seen happening on the platform…

August 29, 2017 | 12:00 EDT

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Facebook Details Plans To Stop Fake News

Facebook has announced steps to curtail the spread of fake news. In a press release, Facebook detailed that it will deny ads for “repeat offenders” of fake news stories. Facebook founder and CEO Mark…

August 28, 2017 | 11:43 EDT

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Facebook Changing News Feed to Prioritize Faster-Loading Sites

Facebook is working on a new Facebook news feed change yet again, this time to prioritize faster-loading websites. The changes will be rolled out over the next few months following internal research…

August 4, 2017 | 11:42 EDT


AMD Launches Radeon RX Vega Graphics Cards

AMD has given details on its highly anticipated Radeon Vega cards. Three models were officially announced: Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid Cooled Edition, Radeon RX Vega 64, and Radeon RX Vega 56. While not…

August 1, 2017 | 09:30 EDT

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Twitter Creates $99/month Tweet Promotion Service

Twitter has created a service that automatically promotes your tweets for $99 a month and is currently testing in a closed beta as reported by übergizmo. After having lost a million users and $116…

July 31, 2017 | 05:20 EDT

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Google Fights Global Search Injunction From Canadian Court

After losing a battle over search results in Canadian court, Google has now turned to the American court. In late June, Google was ordered by the Supreme Court of Canada to remove certain search…

July 26, 2017 | 10:03 EDT


Apple Ordered To Pay $506 Million In Patent Dispute

Apple has been ordered to pay $506 million to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) in a patent dispute. The case involved US Patent #5,781,752. This patent, referred to as the “752 patent…

July 26, 2017 | 08:24 EDT