Deal of the Day: Save Up to 50% Off Select APC Power Products (Surge Protectors, UPSs, Power Packs)

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For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to 50% off on select APC power products such as surge protectors, uninterruptible power supply (ups) and power banks! [Save Up to 50% Off Select APC Power Products]

Wii U’s Days May Be Numbered

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A Japanese newspaper claims Nintendo will drop production of the Wii U this year. Nintendo has responded with what may be a denial. The report in Nikkei appears to be based on getting word from component manufacturers that they’ve stopped producing some of the parts used in the console. The plan seems to be to […]

PS4 May Get 4K Upgrade

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Sony is said to be working on an upgrade to the PS4 to support 4K resolution. It may work without the need to buy a whole new console. The report from Kotaku is based on conversations with unnamed developers who’ve received word from Sony. The main change would be an upgraded GPU that would be […]

PlayStation VR: $399 In October

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Sony has confirmed the PlayStation VR will cost $399, considerably cheaper than high-profile rivals. However, the release date has slipped back to October, later than planned. The $399 price compares with $599 for the Oculus Rift and $799 for the HTC Vive. It will need a PS4 console whereas the other two will need a […]

Sony VR Could Become Standalone Device

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Just 27 years after Nintendo’s Power Glove, Sony has patented its own gaming glove. The patent documents also reveals the PlayStation virtual reality headset could be a standalone console. The details come in three patent filings that have just been approved and publicly published. One is for a device with a working title of “Glove […]

The Game Boy, a Hardware Autopsy – Part 1: the CPU [Video]

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A fascinating look at how the original Game Boy works. This one will especially be of interest to all you tech heads out there. Have you ever wondered how the Game Boy works? How the games that defined the history of the handheld world were made? This video hopes to answer these questions and more […]

Free eBook: How to Troubleshoot Low RAM or Memory Leaks in Windows

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If you’re wondering why your computer is slow and where all your RAM is going, this eGuide is for you! The amount of memory or RAM available on personal computers has increased steadily throughout the past decades. Many factors have pushed an increase in memory usage, and laptops shipping with 8 GB RAM is now […]

HTC Vive Virtual Reality Headset To Cost $799

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HTC has announced its Vive virtual reality headset will cost $799, making it clear the idea is to compete on quality rather than price. The cost is $200 more than the Oculus Rift, though the package does include two controllers, something that will carry a separate charge for Oculus. The package will also include two […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Save BIG on These PNY SSDs (240 or 480GB)

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For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers some great savings on two SSD drives from PNY. If you are looking to boost your system with faster boot times, quicker application launches and better overall system storage, these drives are a great way to achieve that! –PNY 240 GB CS1211 Internal 2.5″ SATA […]

The Year in News: What Happened Next (Stories From September-October 2015)

We continue our look back at 2015’s news and subsequent developments with September and October. Insider reports revealed Amazon was working on a low-spec tablet computer which would cost just $50.┬áThat proved correct, though that price was only if you took up the “Special Offers” option, meaning advertisements appear on the lock screen. Reviews suggested […]

The Year in News: What Happened Next (Stories From May-June 2015)

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We continue our look back at 2015’s news and subsequent developments with┬áMay. The makers of Oculus Rift said the virtual reality device — already available in a primitive developer form — would be on public sale in 2016. It later confirmed a first quarter public release with a price confirmed only as being more than […]

The Year in News: What Happened Next (Stories From March-April 2015)

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We continue our look back at 2015’s news and subsequent developments with March when Sony revealed that its virtual reality helmet codenamed Project Morpheus would be released in the first half of 2016. Sadly there’s little more in the way of firm details to report, other than that the finished product will be known simple […]