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$329 for a MacBook? Well, really a 'HacBook' built on an old HP

Bring your own Mac OS licence and cross you fingers before the legal letters land An outfit called “Hacbook” is channeling Psystar, offering Mac OS laptops for US$329.…

Michael Dell promises new EMC/Dell/VMware engineered systems

Expect them ASAP once the EMC deal closes, which will be real soon now Michael Dell today told VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas that as soon as the deal to acquire EMC closes “you will see a whole new series of engineered solutions we have been working on together.”…

Flipping Tiles Between Platforms: 'Lost Cities' Getting Gear VR, Rift Cross Platform Play

Campfire Union released "Lost Cities" to the Oculus Store for the Gear VR earlier this year, and in July it became one of the first games to features Oculus’ Play With Friends social integration. Now, the developer is bringing the game to the Rift, too.

More Details Emerge On 'Fallout 4' Nuka-World' DLC

Learn more about the different sections of the park and the new weapons you'll use in the final DLC for "Fallout 4."

Next 'ModBox' Update Will Include Voice Commands

The next update for "Modbox" will allow you to avoid menu navigation altogether. Alientrap is adding voice command support to the game.

ASUS X99-E-10G WS Motherboard Launched: Dual 10GBase-T Ethernet via an Integrated X550-AT2

When we wrote up our list of 10GBase-T capable consumer motherboards back in July, we noted that out of the two main ways to get 10GBase-T on a motherboard, either by and add-in card or via an integrated controller, only one example of the latter existed on the market. Show More Summary

Netflix Finds That Royalty-Free VP9 Video Codec Can Beat HEVC At 1080p Resolutions Or Higher

Netflix tested the performance of the three most popular codecs--h.264, HEVC, and VP9--and discovered that VP9 can outperform HEVC at 1080p resolutions or higher.

Latest Version Of 'Unreal Tournament' Adds New Armor System, Warm-Up Mode

The new update also adds a horizontal weapon bar for the HUD, and a new weapon menu.

Apple sued over shoddy iPhone touchscreens

Class action accuses Cupertino of ignoring handset defect Apple is being sued by a class of former iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners who accuse the company of failing to address a design problem that caused the handset's touchscreen to malfunction.…

Apple wants you to know that it loves AI more than you realize

Tired of getting sand kicked in its face by high-profile AI efforts from Google and Facebook, Apple opens the kimono to reveal that it is using AI technologies throughout its product line

There’s an Earthlike planet orbiting our nearest neighbor, Proxima Centauri – but how might we actually get there?

Ideas for interstellar travel abound, but the gap between theory and practice stretches from here to Proxima Centauri. Even if Proxima b is habitable, we're a long way from any potential mission.

'Damaged Core' To Hit Oculus Store August 30

"Damaged Core" from High Voltage Studios finally has a release date. The first on-foot first person shooter game to grace the Oculus Rift in full VR glory will be available Tuesday, August 30.

Amazon, Sony, Steam refunding players unhappy with No Man’s Sky, former Sony content director calls refund-seekers thieves

Sony, Steam, and Amazon are all offering refunds on No Man's Sky to dissatisfied players, even after their normal policies have expired. Did Hello Games mislead players about the nature of their title?

Asus X99-E-10G WS Motherboard With 10 Gbit Ethernet Controller Makes NA Debut

Asus announced that its new X99-E-10G WS motherboard, which had previously been shown in Europe, will soon come to North America. They key feature on this board is its 10 Gbps Ethernet controller.

Purism Explains Why It Avoids Intel's AMT And Networking Cards For Its Privacy-Focused 'Librem' Notebooks

Purism, the maker of Librem notebooks, which focus on privacy, security, and freedom, explained why its computers are free of Intel's proprietary Active Management Technology and of Intel networking cards: to avoid remote access.

Implantable “memory prosthetic” opens new horizons for cyborg future

Implantable memory prosthetics could be the first in a wave of cyborg devices available for the enhancement of the human brain.

Here Are The PC System Requirements For 'Halo 5: Forge'

You'll be able to create your own custom matches and maps as well as compete in 16-player online gameplay.

Microsoft Preps 'Minecraft' Boss Battles

Microsoft announced that a future Minecraft update will allow players to test their mettle in two major boss battles. The update also includes a number of other new features, such as slash commands.

GPU Docks Could Bring Gaming And VR To MacBooks; Wolfe Kickstarter Paves The Way

A Kickstarter campaign from Cambridge-based Wolfepack Inc. seeks to change the external graphics enclosure landscape with its Wolfe GPU Dock, which could be the missing link for high-end gaming and VR in an macOS-based device

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