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The most glaring drawback to Microsoft’s HoloLens goggles

Last week, Microsoft showed off such an impressive demo of HoloLens, its yet-to-be-released augmented-reality goggles, that I—generally a deliberately late technology adopter who’s often skeptical of frivolous devices—actually thought to myself: “Hmm, I see the appeal.” But after donning the …

Why the quantum dot is the hottest TV tech going

If you’ve been paying attention to the market for TVs over the last few months, and especially during CES this week, you’ve been hearing a lot about 4K and 8K. But the real action today, and going forward, is in quantum dots.<p>Known alternately as QDots or nanocrystals, quantum dots are the …

Key, Fill and Back: A Look at New Lights

Making an informed decision on new lights can be tricky, but the options are better than ever. We take a look at some of the latest offerings from …

The Fujifilm X-T1 Globe-Trotter Kit Costs $14,000 and Comes with an iPad

Want to get started in photography? A camera and a kit lens can help you do that. Want to do so while touring the world on your private yacht? …

Pinewood Studio plans rejected by South Bucks Council

<b>Plans for the £200m expansion of Pinewood Studios have been turned down.</b><p>The 15-year project would have seen the building of studios, stages and streetscapes at the site in Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire.<p>Pinewood previously claimed if the plans were refused "significant harm" would be done to the UK …

Inside Microsoft's Edison lab: Creating a see-through computer - Pocket-lint

In 2009, Microsoft showed off a video in which it tried to predict the kinds of technology we would be using in the next five to ten years.<p>One of the …

AMD Radeon HD 7990 says hello, plays a bit of Battlefield 4 at GDC

Gamers were down-right spoiled at this year's GDC with a full 17 minutes of beautiful Battlefield 4 in-game footage. Minds blown, AMD took responsibility for the part it played in the mess, admitting the demo was running on its Radeon HD 7990 graphics card. It's the first time the company's …

AMD on the PS4: We gave it the hardware Nvidia couldn't

AMD came roaring into GDC 2013 with a vengeance. Not only did the chipmaker introduce its first branded line of dedicated cloud gaming graphics cards …

Matrox DS1 Thunderbolt dock review

Thunderbolt is exciting for its bandwidth and the versatility of how it carries data. The latter allows a port to morph into another kind, as with …

How overclocking your monitor really can work

Ambivalent at the best of times. That's pretty much my attitude to overclocking PCs.<p>The fact is, you usually can't feel the difference between an …