Microsoft Makes Kinect Optional On Xbox One

Microsoft is to release a cheaper version of the Xbox One without the Kinect. It will cost $399, making it more competitive with the PS4. The new version will be available from June 9 and is already available for pre-order at several retailers. The Kinect system itself will be available as a standalone purchase (price […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Up to 80% Off Select PNY Memory Cards, Flash Drives, and Smartphone PowerPacks

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers Up to 80% Off Select PNY Memory Cards, Flash Drives, and Smartphone PowerPacks. These deals are valid today only, May 5, 2014. [Up to 80% Off Select PNY Memory Cards, Flash Drives, and Smartphone PowerPacks]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Up to 50% Off Kingston V300 Solid-State Drives

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to 50% off (and even more!) on select Kingston V300 Solid-State drives. A Kingston V300 solid-state drive is the most cost-efficient way to dramatically improve the responsiveness of your system–and it’s less disruptive than migrating your data to a new system. A V300 solid-state […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 54% Off Brother HL2230 Monochrome Laser Printer – $54.99 + FREE Shipping

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the extremely well rated Brother HL2230 Monochrome Laser Printer for just $54.99 plus free shipping. That’s 54% off on the printer’s regular list price of $119.99. Please note that you can get compatible toner cartridges for this printer for under $20. The HL2230 is a […]

Government Funds Self-Destructing Tech

Most military technology needs to be extremely robust to stand up to extreme temperatures, dust and the risk of impact. But the US military is now funding an IBM project to make electronic gadgets that can be utterly destroyed. IBM has won a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the closest thing the […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Up to 50% Off Select Kingston V300 Solid-State Drives

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to 50% off on select Kingston V300 SSDs. A Kingston V300 solid-state drive is the most cost-efficient way to dramatically improve the responsiveness of your system–and it’s less disruptive than migrating your data to a new system. A V300 solid-state drive is easy to […]

Ubuntu Smartphone Confirmed for 2014

Canonical has confirmed a currently unnamed manufacturer will release an Ubuntu smartphone in 2014. It follows failed attempts to Canonical to produce the device itself. Canonical, which develops Ubuntu and operates commercially by charging for support and related services, first showed off the “Ubuntu Touch” system for smartphones at the start of this year. At […]

XBOX ONE BUYERS BEWARE: 4chan Prank Has Users Bricking Their Consoles!

Gamer Guys and Gals, please be aware: 4chan’s /b/ forum — the same one that convinced lots of people to dunk their phones in water — has now promised new Xbox One users a way to “hack” their new gaming units so they will be backwards compatible. INSTEAD, IT BRICKS THE CONSOLE, RENDERING IT INOPERABLE. […]