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Fidget spinners might contain deadly levels of lead

I think the day I realised that I was too old for everything, was the day I found out about fidget spinners. I don’t understand them, I don’t get why they’re so popular and if you gave me one I wouldn’t know what to do with it. If I fancy fidgeting with something, I’ll pop my hand in my pocket, ... Read More »

Soon your iPhone won’t let you text while you’re driving

You don’t need me to tell you that texting and driving is a bad idea – it takes your eyes and mind off the road and that is a bad thing. People crash their cars when they text and drive. Don’t do it. But really, me saying that can’t literally stop you from doing it, can it? There are no official mechanisms in ... Read More »

This new Facebook feature lets you easily find Wi-Fi hotspots wherever you are

Praise be to our social media overlord Mark Zuckerberg, who won’t rest until every last one of his subjects can watch cat fail videos freely without worrying about their precious data being sapped. A new feature rolled out by Facebook in the last few days makes it easier than ever to locate an open Wi-Fi network. Inventively called ‘Find Wi-Fi’, it pulls ... Read More »

Will the DeX dock work for business? Maybe tomorrow.

Samsung’s new DeX dock is really nifty, especially if you’re a bleeding edge enthusiast. The small, puck-shaped docking station enables you to pop in a Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ and turn your sleek, mobile phone into a desktop system. These are indeed very snazzy devices — and the phones they work with are as well. Holding a Galaxy S8 ... Read More »

HTC Vive, Qualcomm Reveal Snapdragon 835-Powered Standalone VR HMD For The Chinese Market

HTC Vive announced today at ChinaJoy, China’s largest video game conference, a standalone VR HMD powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. The new HMD is exclusively for the Chinese market. Google and HTC worked together to introduce a similar standalone VR HMD earlier this year. HTC Vive is one of the global leaders in VR hardware, and the company ... Read More »

Hands On With ‘Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus’

We got our first glimpse of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus during Bethesda’s E3 showcase in June. Not much has been revealed since then, but last week, we were invited to try out the titlefirsthand. The Reunion The first mission we played was The Reunion, which appears to be the first mission in The New Colossus’s campaign. We were given ... Read More »

AMD Launches 7th Generation A-Series And Athlon Processors To Retail

AMD originally detailed its 7th Generation Bristol Ridge A-Series APUs and Athlon processors during Computex 2016. The OEM and system integrator launch followed in September 2016 and was most noteworthy for heralding the first details of the AM4 socket and B350/A350 chipsets. HP, Lenovo, and a number of system integrators soldiered on with systems in the interim. Unfortunately, AMD never ... Read More »

‘Destiny 2’ PC Beta Scheduled For Aug. 28, Here’s What You’ll Need To Play

The beta period for Destiny 2 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 ended earlier this week, and next month the beta will be available to PC players. Bungie announced today that this beta period will commence on Monday, August 28. That date is for those who pre-ordered the game. If you didn’t pre-order Destiny 2 on PC, you can still ... Read More »

Toshiba Announces OCZ TR200 Entry-Level SSD

Toshiba just announced the new OCZ TR200 at ChinaJoy (China digital Entertainment Expo & Conference). This is the first retail SSD from the company to utilize BiCS FLASH. We’ve tested Toshiba’s new 3D NAND 3-bit per cell memory in our preview article featuring the XG5 OEM client SSD. We’ve also tested the SanDisk branded BiCS FLASH in the new WD ... Read More »

AMD Opens Up Wraith Max Cooler To Retail For $59

AMD announced that it is offering the Wraith Max cooler on the retail market for $59 with availability beginning today. The cooler snaps onto AM4, AM3+, and FM2 motherboards. Previously, the Wraith Max was only available as a bundled cooler with some Ryzen SKUs, but due to popular demand, AMD opened it up to the retail market. The 140W cooler ... Read More »

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