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School Of Tech: First-Time PC Building Budget, Best AMD And Nvidia Graphics Card Brand?

It’s no surprise that people have a myriad of questions about building and buying PCs and their associated components. That’s why I recently opened an Ask.FM account and invited anyone to shoot their questions over for me to ponder and answer. After seeing the nature and frequency of these …

Computer Hardware

KFC's 'Scoff-ee Cup' Is An Edible Coffee Cup That Smells Like Grass And Sunscreen

If you're not a fan of KFC's famous Double Down or the even-grosser Double Down hot dog, don't worry! KFC in the UK is developing a delicate treat for those with a more refined palate.<p>Introducing the "Scoff-ee Cup," an edible coffee cup that smells like grass and tastes like chocolate.<p>The product …

How People Described The Internet In The 1990s is Hilarious

In the 1990s, the internet was a hard-to-explain concept to people. Even though it’s commonplace now, the idea of electronic mail and being able to surf endless amounts of information without using an encyclopedia was quite foreign.<p>Many books, videos and images were created to help explain the …

'Woman on top' is most dangerous sex position, scientists conclude

It might have emancipated women from the drudgery of the 'Missionary Position', but it seems that men are paying a painful price for revolution in the bedroom.<p>"Woman on top" is the most dangerous sex position, according to a new scientific study.<p>Scientists have found that the position, dubbed …

2 Chainz and Nancy Grace Debate Marijuana Legalization

It's a "rapper visits a cable news show" segment that's arguably as classic as Cam'ron's appearance on "The O'Reilly Factor": 2 Chainz stopped by "Nancy Grace" to debate the merits of marijuana legalization. It involves Nancy Grace quoting the "smokin' California weed with California hoes" line …

Watch Part of a Film Commissioned by Vladimir Putin — About Himself

In 1992, as Vladimir Putin rose through the ranks of St. Petersburg’s government, he commissioned a film about himself called <i>Vlast</i>, a Russian word …

Someone beat Ocarina of Time in 18 minutes and 7 seconds, earns new record

Most of us think of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time as a long, epic game. For the new record-holding speedrunner, not so much.<p>Twitch user Jodenstone has beaten the Nintendo 64 classic in 18 minutes and 7 seconds, as originally spotted on Reddit. This beats the previous record of 18 minutes and …

Razer made a way cheaper version of its Nabu smartband

It was a bit of a surprise last year when Razer — the much-loved maker of gaming accessoires — announced a wearable that can show you notifications, track your fitness, and connect to a whole ecosystem of apps. That wearable, a smartband called the Nabu, still isn't entirely out on the market, but …

Razer Announces $199 ‘Open Source’ Virtual Reality Headset

Razer, the billion-dollar gaming PC and peripheral maker, has announced a big move into the virtual reality space with the announcement of OSVR Hacker Dev Kit here at CES.<p>The headset, which the company says will arrive this June, is meant to serve as an alternative hardware test bed for developers …

Virtual Reality

Report: Valve's Steam controller finalized, unveiling at GDC

Valve's evolving Steam Controller has been finalized, according to the CEO of Origin PC, and will be shown off during the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco in March, GameSpot reports.<p>"At GDC, they're going to have more information," Origin's Kevin Wasielewski told GameStop during a CES …

Dr. Dreidel is the dreidel that beats all others

<i>Well, we're peepin', and we're creepin', and we're writin'<br>Just look at what we caught: a wooden Dreidel that's just bangin'<br>Now it's time for me to have my impression read,<br>About this instrument printed with Dr. Dre's head,<br>You never seen Hannukah like this befo'<br>With Hebrew letters on sides times</i> …

Texas theater replaces The Interview with Team America: World Police screening

In the wake of Sony's decision to pull the movie <i>The Interview</i> from release, one Texas theater is replacing its screening of the comedy about a plot to kill a North Korean leader with a different comedy about a plot to kill a North Korean leader.<p>The Alamo Drafthouse in Dallas plans to show <i>Team</i> …

Screwup means Assassin's Creed Unity's patch is the 40GB full game on Xbox One

The mishaps keep happening for <i>Assassin's Creed Unity.</i><p>The fourth major patch to fix a game deeply flawed at launch already weighed in at a chunky 6.7 gigabytes. But on Xbox One, a mistake means users will redownload the entire 40-gigabyte game. There's no timeframe for when this supersized download …

Watch live-action heartbreak as Hearthstone streamers buy the wrong cards

Blizzard released the first expansion for its digital card game <i>Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft</i> this week, and some streamers were <i>so excited</i> to dive into <i>Goblins vs. Gnomes</i> that they dropped a bunch of cash and gold ... on the completely wrong cards.<p>A few hasty purchases have resulted in some players …

Inventor Ralph Baer, 'the Father of Video Games,' dies at 92

Ralph Baer, the engineer and inventor who was instrumental in the development of the first home video game console, has died at age 92, Gamasutra reports.<p>While working for Sanders Associates Inc., Baer designed the first concepts for a device that could play games on a television. With colleagues …

The New Nintendo 3DS loads a secret game when you tap out the Mario theme

Finally, something the 3DS browser is useful for.<p>A Vine post by a Japanese user alerted me to this bizarre nugget of Nintendo minutia: if you tap out the <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> theme's opening bar on the "new page" screen of the New Nintendo 3DS' browser, your list of most visited sites changes to STAGE …

Sony's e-paper FES watch turns the strap into a screen too

Watch and learn: a new smartwartch from Sony brings the whole watch to life -- because both the face <i>and</i> the band change and react to you.<p>The FES watch is the product of Fashion Entertainments, which describes itself on its website as a "startup project" but is in fact, according to the Wall Street …

Have you found Far Cry 4's second alternate ending?

<i>Far Cry 4</i> features a "super secret alternate ending" that can be triggered late in the game, creative director Alex Hutchinson confirmed on Twitter.<p>This is the second of two known alternate endings, the first of which is set off when the player listens to villain Pagan Min during the game's …

This history of video game graphics is a walk down memory lane

This video (above) from Ahoy is the third in a series of five covering the history of graphics in games. Each video is eight or nine minutes long and tackles a specific period of innovation: in this case, the coming of 3D graphics. It's both a smart and informative documentary and a pleasant walk …

Hackers shut down Sony Pictures' computers and are blackmailing the studio

Today, employees across the Sony Pictures offices were greeted with a strange picture as they tried to login to their computers. Since this afternoon, computers at the company have been completely unresponsive, showing a glowering CGI skeleton, a series of URL addresses, and a threatening message …

Unlock Every Character in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U - IGN Video

Secret fighters unlock differently in the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros, find out how to get them.

Dell's Alienware Alpha 'PC console' ships today

The "PC console" era doesn't officially begin until the arrival of the much-vaunted Steam Machines in 2015. But in the meantime, Dell today launched its own under-the-TV PC games machine.<p>The Alienware Alpha shipped out to customers today, with an entry price of $550, rising to $900. It comes with …

Smash Wii U: Watch the Weakest Amiibo Fight to the Death - IGN Video

We pit four low level amiibo against each other to see what happens.

Glitched Super Smash Bros. for Wii U characters are terrifying

Almost everyone loves Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (including us), but a unique glitch has turned its lovable cast of fighters into monster.<p>Originally posted by Miiverse user T-MAN, a bizarre bug has oddly morphed the characters in his game. Graphical glitches like this are rare, but they do happen. …

Hilarious Mashup Reimagines Sloths on Famous Album Covers

Do sloths make everything better? Matt Tucker, the Picture Editor at Buzzfeed UK, thinks so. He's the mastermind behind this hilarious series of sloths that replace humans on iconic album covers. With a mix of classic and contemporary favorites, these adorable creatures are transformed into …

Mashups

Newegg's pre Black Friday deals are live now and all about computers

Like the rest of us, online retailer Newegg is just too damn impatient to wait until the day after Thanksgiving for super savings. So the store decided to kick off its Black Friday deal today.<p>Everything listed below is either already on sale or will be going on sale within the next few hours. The …

Valve adds new rules to Steam Early Access to ensure games don't suck

Valve has updated its guidelines for game developers intending to release titles through Steam Early Access in an effort to ensure the quality of games isn't compromised, Eurogamer reports.<p>These updated rules now state that Early Access is "meant to be a place for games that are in a playable alpha …

Ingress Players Have Traveled Halfway To Mars

Fans of Google’s augmented reality game Ingress have walked more than 126,000,000 kilometers while playing over the last two years –a distance equivalent to more than 3,000 trips around the globe, or a little under halfway the distance from Earth to Mars.<p>That’s according to new statistics released …