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HyperX Alloy FPS Keyboard Revealed at Gamescom 2016

Following the huge success of the Cloud and Cloud II headsets, HyperX is now moving into the gaming keyboard market. The move toward peripherals makes sense from a branding and marketing point of view when your key products (i.e. DDR and SSD) normally remain hidden from view. At Gamescom 2016, …

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Would you want a Space X landing pad near you?

Space X is looking to build two new landing pads at the Cape Canaveral Air Force base in California, so that it can attempt to land all three Falcon 9 rockets used to make up a Falcon Heavy launch. However, it needs to receive approval first and as part of …

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Nvidia unveils Pascal GTX Titan X a month early

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By all accounts, Nvidia was expected to unveil its uber-high-end Pascal GTX Titan-X at Gamescom in August, but out of the blue it dropped last night. Nvidia came bearing images, specs and a swanky video trailer. At this point it would be weird if hardware launched without one. Nvidia terms this …

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Fresh Nvidia GTX 1080 image finds its way online

A couple of weeks back, we got out first look at what could be the new cooler design for Nvidia’s upcoming series of Pascal graphics cards. At the time, the image was of a ‘work in progress’ model but now a snap of the final product appears to have found …

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Oculus Rift customers are facing shipping delays

Oculus has been facing some issues with the launch of the Rift, last week the company revealed that it was facing a component shortage and now this week, customers are being warned of lengthy delays and given new shipping windows. Oculus sent out some shipping update emails to customers last …

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Corsair launches Carbide SPEC-Alpha mid-tower case

Corsair is well-known in the PC hardware world for its cases and today, the company is switching things up a bit with a bold new angular design for the Carbide SPEC-Alpha case. This is a mid-tower case packed with features to make builds clean with plenty of airflow for cooling. …

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First HTC Vives arrive in the hands of consumers

Amidst the news that Oculus has run into some difficulties with its shipping, the first HTC Vive virtual reality headsets have started arriving on the doorsteps of consumers all over the world. From Tokyo, to California, to New Zealand, Vives have been showing up over the last 12 hours, with …

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Nvidia could debut Pascal ‘GTX 1080’ in May

Nvidia is gearing up to launch its new Pascal GPU architecture this year. While early rumours pointed towards a Q1 2016 release it is clear that the timeline has shifted a bit. The latest unofficial word on the street is that Nvidia may launch the GTX 1080 in May, with …

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Bezos confirms Blue Origin has touched down again

Even without the billionaire sarcasm war between Space X CEO Elon Musk and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, there’s no denying that Blue Origin’s efforts to get people into space are still exciting. That’s doubly so when launches can be repeated with the same hardware too, as it brings costs down …

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HTC One M10 launch pushed back a bit

This year at the Mobile World Congress event, HTC was initially expected to reveal its 2016 flagship HTC One smartphone. However, the device maker has now confirmed that it will be skipping the event this year, pushing the HTC One M10 reveal back a bit. MWC takes place at the …

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Oculus Rift to come with DK1-style carry case

The commercial release of virtual reality hardware is closer than ever before and with the announcement of Oculus Rift CV1 pre-orders opening up on 6th January, the hype train is hitting maximum speed. To help fan the flames of its boiler, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey announced that much like the …

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The Oculus Rift is on track for Q1 launch

Next year is set to be big for virtual reality, we’ll have the HTC Vive in April, the PlauStation VR headset in the second half of the year and perhaps most excitingly, the final version of the Oculus Rift in the first quarter. Palmer Luckey and the Oculus crew have …

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