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NVIDIA Releases 376.19 WHQL Driver Update: Game Ready Oculus Touch and Two Giveaways

This week we are finally seeing the long-awaited release of the Oculus touch controllers and the collection of games following in its wake. As a result, we also seem to get another NVIDIA driver as well. This is a minor update with a...Show More Summary

Windows 10 To Support ARM Chips With X86 Emulation Next Year; Qualcomm Chips First To Support It

Qualcomm announced that its next-generation processors would be able to run all legacy Windows applications, by using an x86 emulation feature for ARM chips that should be available to Windows 10 next year.

Microsoft and Qualcomm Collaborate to Bring Windows 10 to Snapdragon Processors

Today at Microsoft’s WinHEC event in Shenzhen, China, the company announced that it’s working with Qualcomm to bring the full Windows 10 experience to future devices powered by Snapdragon processors. Terry Myerson, executive vice president...Show More Summary

Get Ready: VR Support For 'MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries' Is Likely

"MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries" is coming, and it looks like it supports VR headsets. Prepare for a new level of immersion.

Bluetooth 5 Launches With 2x The Speed, 4x The Range Of Bluetooth 4

Bluetooth SIG announced that the next version of its nigh-ubiquitous wireless technology is now available.

AMD may license its Radeon graphics IP to Intel for use in desktops, high performance computing

There's a rumor going around that AMD and Intel may have inked a deal to put Radeon graphics IP in future Intel CPUs. There are still more questions than answers, but this could be a positive development for both companies. The post AMD may license its Radeon graphics IP to Intel for use in desktops, high performance computing appeared first on ExtremeTech.

How to set up DIY video monitoring for home or office — subscription free

Plug-and-play video monitoring cameras are all the rage, but most of them lock you into a proprietary and expensive backend. With a little extra effort, you can create your own monitoring system, with the devices you choose. The post How to set up DIY video monitoring for home or office — subscription free appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Pebble confirms it is shutting down, devs and software acquired by Fitbit

Pebble is shutting down, and Pebble owners are out of luck. The post Pebble confirms it is shutting down, devs and software acquired by Fitbit appeared first on ExtremeTech.

ET deals: Dell PowerEdge T130 dual-core server for $229

If you're looking to snag a nice barebones server on the cheap, check out today's deal from Dell. The PowerEdge T130 will take a bit of DIY effort to get it up and running, but since this model costs less than 230 bucks, that's definitely a worthwhile compromise. The post ET deals: Dell PowerEdge T130 dual-core server for $229 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

HGST Ultrastar SS200 SSD: Up to 7.68 TB, 1.8 GB/s, Dual-Port SAS 12 Gbps

Western Digital has introduced a new family of Ultrastar SS200 SAS SSDs that wed high-performance with capacities up to 7.68 TB as well as relatively high endurance. The drives are aimed at mixed-use and read-intensive workloads that require not only maximum throughput, but also reliability. Show More Summary

HGST Ultrastar SN200 Accelerator: 7.68 TB Capacity, 6.1 GB/s Read Speed, 1.2M IOPS

Western Digital this week announced two high-end HGST Ultrastar families of SSDs designed for high-frequency workloads in cloud and hyperscale environments that require instant response time. The new drives will act like applicationShow More Summary

10 Best Graphic Cards For Gaming – Holidays 2016

Want to know which graphic card is the best for you? This article is for you.

2016 Christmas gift guide: Every day carry pocket tools and gadgets

My pockets are always crammed with bits of kit. Here are just a few of the things that I carry around with me on a day-to-day basis. Updated with reader suggestions.

Qualcomm Debuts 10nm FinFET Centriq 2400 Processor With 48 Cores

Qualcomm announced today that it has already begun sampling of its first 10nm 48-core server processor.

Rosewill Tokamak 1500 PSU Review

Rosewill enters the 80 PLUS Titanium efficiency club with two Tokamak models boasting 1.2kW and 1.5kW of capacity. The highest-end version is on our bench today, and we're eager to check out its Enhance-based platform.

With RealSense, Intel Seeks To Mimic Human Perception

We made a visit to Intel’s R&D labs for a bit more esoteric view of the underpinnings of it all, and what we learned surprised us in its audacity. Intel’s goal, we were told, is to mimic the human perceptual system.

The Last Guardian performs poorly on the base PS4

This week, PS4 players finally get an opportunity to play The Last Guardian -- the third game to be lead by famed auteur Fumito Ueda. It's been a long nine years since development began, but it's better late than never. The post The Last Guardian performs poorly on the base PS4 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Virgin Galactic’s new VSS Unity spacecraft completes test flight

Virgin Galactic is exercising caution after a 2014 crash killed a pilot. The post Virgin Galactic’s new VSS Unity spacecraft completes test flight appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The Khronos Group Announces New Standards Collaboration for VR Integration

14 hours agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

It’s no secret that at this early point in the lifecycle of VR that there are many different platforms, solutions and paths to choose from when it comes to content and standards for motion and control. Due to the range of APIs created...Show More Summary

Extending Home Networks - A Comparison of G.hn, HomePlug AV2 and Wi-Fi Mesh

14 hours agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

Over the last decade or so, we have seen a rapid increase in the number of devices connecting to the home network. The popularity of IoT has meant that even devices that are not mobile require communication over the Internet, but, their placement might be far away from the primary router in the house. Show More Summary

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