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Aug

Formula One Embraces eSports for Virtual World Championship | News & Opinion

The pinnacle of motor racing will run a virtual racing series alongside the real thing starting next month. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Formula One is viewed as the pinnacle of motor racing, touring the world, pushing forward driving technology, and entertaining millions of fans. But when Liberty Media took

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21
Aug

Limited Edition Minecraft Xbox One S Available to Pre-Order | News & Opinion

The bundle includes a limited edition console and controller, a vertical stand, Minecraft, and Redstone Pack bonus content, but costs $399. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The big news coming out of Gamescom 2017 yesterday was pre-orders for the Xbox One X going live as well as a Project Scorpio

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21
Aug

HTC Vive Price Drops $200 | News & Opinion

Now you can escape from reality for just $599. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Back in July, Oculus VR announced it was cutting the price of the Oculus Rift plus Touch bundle to just $399 for a limited time. When that deal finished at the end of the summer, the

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21
Aug

Got Clouds? How to Watch Today’s Total Solar Eclipse Online | News & Opinion

Today, skywatchers across North America will have the privilege of watching the moon punch the sun right in its smug face, visually speaking. The eclipse will be visible in some form to all of North America. BUT if it happens to be cloudy where you are, don’t fret; there are plenty of options to watch online! Cloudy With a Chance

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21
Aug

Intel Teases 40% Performance Boost With 8th-Gen Core i5, i7 | News & Opinion

Intel unveiled a new generation of Core i5 and Core i7 processors on Monday, promising a 40 percent performance improvement over its current crop of CPUs. The four new chips represent the earliest beginnings of the Core family’s eighth generation, and include two new Core i5 SKUs and two new Core i7 SKUs. They’re U-series chips, which means they’re destined

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20
Aug

Amazon Echo Gets Limited-Time 44 Percent Discount | News & Opinion

Get it today for just $99.99, down from $179.99. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For a limited time, Amazon is offering a 44 percent discount on the Amazon Echo. Get it today for just $99.99, down from $179.99. While the Echo and its Alexa digital assistant are designed to work

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20
Aug

Pre-Order the Xbox One X ‘Project Scorpio Edition’ Now | News & Opinion

A limited-edition Project Scorpio edition of the Xbox One X is now available for pre-order. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft today announced a limited Project Scorpio Edition of the Xbox One X, which is now available for pre-order. The $499 device arrives on Nov. 7, but you can place

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19
Aug

Will ‘Invisible Messages’ in Street Signs Steer Self-Driving Cars? | News & Opinion

Self-driving cars are coming, but they’ll clearly need external guidance, something I heard more about at a recent Ford event. One of the most common and potentially pervasive solutions is vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication, which Cadillac has already implemented on its latest CTS sedan. In fact, ahead of the recent self-driving car craze, the federal government mandated that

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18
Aug

Android O May Eclipse the Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21

The solar eclipse isn’t the only O we’ll get a look at on Monday. Google is also gearing up to show off its final version of Android O. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. This coming Monday is shaping up to be a pretty eventful day. As if you didn’t already

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18
Aug

iPhone 8: What We Know | News & Opinion

The only thing we know about the next iPhone is that we know nothing about the next iPhone. Seriously. While there are a lot of iPhone 7s and iPhone 8 supposed leaks and rumors out there, they’re contradictory and unreliable, often based on renders and CAD files of mysterious provenance. It’s all part of the rumor mill’s need to trade

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