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The best anime of 2018 (so far)

From slice-of-life to action and romance, there’s a title for everyone<p>Each season, hundreds of new anime series are released en masse. Wading through them is exhausting, and realizing that you missed a hit in the making is frustrating (trust me, I’ve been there). As we near the end of the summer …

Anime

Australia Katyuska MoonFox is One of the Hottest Cosplayers on The Internet

The Stunning Cosplay of Katyuska MoonFox<p>Every week, we track down and shine a big, bright spotlight on amazing cosplayers from all over the world. …

Anime

How to optimize your online gaming setup

Whether you play <i>Fortnite</i>, <i>PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds</i> or <i>Overwatch</i>, you're going to want as little latency as possible between your hands and the game's servers. While you can't really account for how reliable your ISP is, by making a few smart choices you <i>can</i> ensure that your side of the equation …

New Asus gaming monitor is made for console players

Asus has announced three new monitors at Computex 2018, two for gamers and one aimed at creative professionals.<p>Rather than just targeting PC users, …

Adult game studios begin to move toward other software distributors

Studios are using GOG, itch.io and Fakku Games as alternatives<p>Following the takedown notices that adult visual novel studios received from Valve last week, MangaGamer has announced that the visual novel company is bringing its games to GOG.com.<p>The company announced on its blog that two titles have …

Samsung's HW-N650 Soundbar/Subwoofer Combo Is A Gamer's Dream

If you only read one sentence out of this entire review, let it be this: Samsung’s newest gaming sound solution might be the best all-in-one package (at least in this range) currently on the market. Sleek, convenient and much more powerful than it has any right being, the HW-N650 brings digital …

Everything you need to know about Google Home

Welcome to CNET's guide to the Google Home smart speaker. Perhaps you're wondering if this relatively new category of tech is for you, or maybe you just bought one of Google's smart speakers and you want to know what you should do with it. Maybe you saw all of the news from the Google I/O Developer …

Anime and gaming nerds star in this season’s must-watch romance series

This is what happens when two nerds date each other<p>An anime about nerds with a love of manga, games and everything in between is this season’s best new show so far. <i>Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku</i> is now streaming on Amazon Prime, and while only a handful of episodes have aired, its relatable …

Optoma's NuForce BE Free8 truly wireless headphones have audiophile sound quality, sweat resistance, and much more [Sponsored Post]

There are a few reasons you might be hesitant to buy wireless headphones. You might be worried that they have poor battery life, lower audio quality, …

The Best Gaming Laptops Under $850: 1080p On A Budget

It’s tax refund season (hopefully!) and you may be shopping for an affordable gaming laptop that can handle not just e-Sports and lightweight games, but demanding AAA titles as well. That system is easy to find when you throw more than $1000 at it, but lower your budget to $850 and the search …

Computer Hardware

All-you-can-stream VR porn will cost you $25 per month

VR porn is many things, but cheap isn't one of them. Just like conventional movies, you're going to pay a pretty penny to own anything that isn't free. For VRPorn.com, the solution is obvious: turn virtual smut into a subscription service. It's launching a Premium service that, for $25 per month, …

How to Watch Porn Without Getting Hacked

A new report by Kaspersky lab reveals how hackers are targeting porn sites—and how to beat them<p>Since the earliest days of the internet, sketchy porn sites and viruses have gone hand in hand. But a new report by the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab shows that hackers are using a cheeky new way of …

Project SPARK Is A Powerful Liquid-Cooled Gaming PC In A 12-Inch Tall Case

I love ludicrous amounts of gaming horsepower in a small, attractive package. Since 2013 I’ve been enamored with small form factor (SFF) PCs like Falcon Northwest’s Tiki and, though not as powerful — the Alienware Alpha. If you’ve ever tried building something comparable in the same restrictive …

15 Awesome Anime You Might Have Missed In 2017

Here’s a tip from an anime reviewer: 2018 is the best time to watch 2017 anime.<p>As a person who reviews anime for a living, I watch a lot of terrible Japanese anime. I often joke that my real job is to be an “anime oyster” for other people—somebody who sifts through the deluge of new releases and …

Anime

The Very Best and Sexiest Cosplay of 2017 - Part 2

As we mentioned in The Very Best and Sexiest Cosplay of 2017 – Part 1, we at COGconnected are huge fans of cosplay! Throughout 2017, we’ve been …

How do I know if my phone is unlocked?

You've probably heard a lot of talk about using MVNO carriers as a way to find a cheaper alternative for service. It's something that's gaining …

Mobile

You Need This Mouthwatering Pork Chop Recipe In Your Life

It's a seven-ingredient tour de flavor force<p>Too often, people tell me “they don’t have time to cook.” These are the same people who are willing to wait eight cars deep in a fast food drive-thru for a grease-stained bag of below-average burgers.<p>Just like everyone has time to work out, everyone has …

The best GPS trackers for cats and dogs

<i>By Nick Guy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>A GPS pet tracker can save your cat's or dog's …

The 16 ​Coolest Leather Backpacks for Fall

Perfect for a daily commute or a weekend adventure—and everything in between<p>One of the quickest ways to upgrade your luggage: Start carrying a leather backpack. Pair its usability with its style, and you’ve got the perfect bag to take with you anywhere.<p>Pick a pack with the same discerning eye as …

Insanely Sexy NieR: Automata Cosplay is Crazy Good and Very NSFW

Nier: Automata Cosplay is 100% Hot<p>Welcome back cosplay fans! Yes, it’s the weekend and that means we here at COGconnected are back with another …

Digital Foundry: the best 2017 4K TVs for HDR gaming

Choosing a 4K TV for gaming can be difficult, especially if you're looking for an effective HDR presentation. Differences in peak brightness, colour …

Why are PlayStation 4 download speeds terrible? Here are some ideas.

Close every app that’s open — and that’s harder than you think<p>Downloads to the PlayStation 4 from the PlayStation Store are objectively terrible. Hell, sometimes just a visit to the PlayStation Store can be fraught with delays and spinning progress wheels. The true causes of this may not be …

From Atomic Blonde to Jessica Jones, This Cosplay Music Video is Truly Lit

This Cosplay Music Video is One For The Ages<p>If you visit us regularly, you know we love cosplay. Yesterday, we posted some amazing cosplay from …

Voluptuous Mileena Mortal Kombat Cosplay is Incredibly Sexy & Borderline NSFW

Stunning Mileena Mortal Kombat Cosplay<p>Welcome back cosplay fans. As you should know by now every single weekend like clockwork, we try to share with …

This Fatal Fury and King of Fighters Cosplay is Smokin' Sexy AF

Fatal Fury and King of Fighters Cosplay Will Get Your Blood Boiling<p>Welcome back to COGconnected weekend cosplay feature. If you follow us, you know …

How To Finally Fix Slow PS4 And PSN Download Speeds For Real

The agonizingly slow download speeds of Sony’s PlayStation Network are well-documented. It’s especially obnoxious when you come home from a long day of work, ready to play a newly released game or expansion, but are faced with an update that is estimated to finish downloading long after your …

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High Quality MU Legend Cosplay is Scintillating, Sexy and Breathtaking

MU Legend Cosplay<p>Every single weekend we do our best to share with you some amazing and sometimes NSFW cosplay from around the globe. We scour the …

Persona 5 guide and walkthrough

Tips, tricks, daily doings and palaces<p><i>Persona 5</i> is a game full of "polish, allure and charm," as we said in our review. It’s also a game with 100 or more hours of content, difficult dungeons and complex social interactions with a lively cast of characters. In Polygon’s <i>Persona 5</i> guide, we’ll show …

The best 4K TVs you can buy for 2018

The evolution of television to 4K has picked up speed over the last 12 months and many of the sets you now see on sale incorporate this latest step in television technology.<p>But what exactly is 4K? In the simplest terms, 4K TV offers four times as many pixels as your old HD model, therefore offering …

Televisions

Persona 5 negotiation guide: tips and tricks

Gotta catch those Personas!<p>The world of <i>Persona 5</i> features a host of demons that are waiting to claw that mask right off of your face. But fortunately for you, if you say the right thing, those enemies can become allies.<p>The process of initiating a demon negotiation is simple. But once the …