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History Of Mechanical Keyboards

Learn everything you didn’t know you wanted to know about the predecessors of today's mechanical keyboards.

(Update: Second Outage) Dyn DDoS Takes Down Major Websites For Hours; Yet Another Sign Of Powerful Attacks To Come

Dyn, a DNS and cloud services company, suffered a DDoS attack that took down many of its customers' websites for about two hours this morning. The incident shows that DDoS attacks are becoming increasingly powerful, and the IoT may be at fault.

AMD and Nvidia's Latest Drivers Add Support for 'Battlefield 1,' 'Civ VI,' 'Titanfall 2,' and VR Games

AMD and Nvidia released new drivers to support the new "Battlefield 1," "Civilization VI," "Titanfall 2," "Serious Sam VR," and "Eagle Flight VR."

Watch Us Play 'Battlefield 1' Today At 1pm PDT

If you're still on the fence about "Battlefield 1," check out our livestream event of the game later today to see if it's worth your money.

Choose Your Own VR: Onix VR Is Building A Modular HMD With A Curved 120Hz 4K Display

Onix VR is building a modular VR HMD that will let you pick and choose the functionality you want. Onix VR designed the headset to be upgraded from a tethered device to a wireless device, or to a standalone HMD.

Part 1: DirectX 11 Gaming And Multi-Core CPU Scaling

We test five theoretical Intel CPUs in 10 different DirectX 11-based games to determine what impact core count has on performance.

Vrvana Totem Mixed Reality HMD Prototype: Beyond Expectations

Immersed 2016 ran from October 16 -18, and there were plenty of exhibits to take in, but none of them were quite as impressive as the Vrvana Totem mixed reality headset.

Intel Experiences PC Growth, 3D XPoint Samples Shipping By The Thousands

Intel recently provided updates to its stance in the PC market and its 3D XPoint launch schedule during its 3Q2016 earnings call. The company also updated its investors on the status of its new China-based Dalian fab.

Razer Blade Pro Gets GTX 1080, Mechanical Keyboard, Weird Touchpad Placement

Razer announced a new thin and light gaming laptop with specs you wouldn't expect to find in a thin and light device.

'Skype & Type' Attack Shows Feasability Of Acoustic Eavesdropping In VoIP Calls

Security researchers from three universities studied how they could intercept keyboard keystrokes through a VoIP call. Their research resulted in an acoustic eavesdropping attack that has an accuracy of up to 91.7%.

Acer's 24-Inch Predator XB1 Overclocks to 165Hz With G-Sync

Acer's new XB241YU promises buttery smooth and crystal clear images.

Nintendo's NX Console Becomes Nintendo Switch

Nintendo finally revealed the hybrid game console previously known as the NX with a new trailer that shows off its design, planned games, and official name: Nintendo Switch.

Suddenly, PowerColor's 'Devil Box' External GPU With AMD XConnect Is Available

PowerColor has suddenly put itself among the first companies to sell an external GPU dock with Thunderbolt 3 over USB Type-C.

Nixeus Delivers 1440p IPS Monitor With 100% sRGB For $399

Nixeus' new monitor promises to be great for content creators without breaking the bank.

CastAR Finally Coming To Market In 2017

Augmented reality company CastAR is bringing its "mixed reality gaming and entertainment platform" to market in 2017.

MSI Aegis X Mini-ITX Barebones Gaming PC Review

Compact and designed for gaming hardware, MSI’s Aegis X has a better feature set than most consumers can assemble from separate components. Nonetheless, we compare it to one of ours.

Websites Can Store IP Addresses Without User Consen--To Improve Security, Says CJEU

The highest court in the European Union ruled that website operators can store IP addresses if they're used for cybersecurity or for other legitimate generic purposes, as long as they don't clash with users' fundamental rights.

Intel To Infuse Second-Gen Xeon Purley Platform With 3D XPoint, Tightens Data Center Stranglehold

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich noted that 3D XPoint would come to the second-generation Purley platform. The revelations indicate that Intel is moving ahead to bring key portions of the storage, memory, and networking realms firmly under its control.

LeEco Takes Aim At Samsung Gear VR With Its Own Mobile 'ExploreVR' HMD

LeEco is taking the Samsung Gear VR approach with its own mobile Explore VR HMD and companion phones.

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