Salvatore Calcaterra

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How to Watch TV Through Your Xbox One, Even Without Cable

Microsoft has downplayed the Xbox One’s TV features since its launch, but the Xbox One still offers useful TV integration. It’s even been enhanced: …

Asus shows off spectacularly modular gaming PC

All modular, no cables.<p>Asus today announced what it calls Project Avalon, a gaming PC designed with ease of upgradeability in mind and genuinely …

The best USB battery packs

<i>By Mark Smirniotis</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>We brought in almost 50 pounds of batteries and tested them in a specialist lab in Vancouver, British Columbia, to find the best USB battery pack for any …

Hatsune Miku getting her own limited edition PlayStation 4 bundle

If you are a big fan of the <i>Hatsune Miku</i> video game series, then you will probably be excited to know that its getting its own limited PlayStation 4 …

Anime
Markets

What we learned testing a ridiculous VR-ready gaming laptop

Yes, it's ridiculous, but it's possible<p>The MSI GT72S Dominator Pro Dragon Edition Gaming Laptop is ridiculous, and the silliness starts with that name.<p>It's a huge, somewhat gaudy design. The keyboard can light up in a variety of colors. The top of the system has a red dragon on it, with a single …

Pop-Up Guest House: Bed in a Bag Deploys in Seconds

No guest room? No problem, even if you don’t have a comfortable couch. A single overnight guest gets a cozy place to rest her head, plus a little …

Avant-garde

How GE used science to make a hot sauce so spicy, it's bottled in jet engine materials

GE is not typically a name you’d associate with food, but with its big data brisket party back at SXSW 2015 and now a new scientifically-developed hot sauce, the company might soon be more than just an appliance supplier for your household.<p>The company today launched 10^32 Kelvin, a sauce created in …

Acer Predator 17X with desktop-class GTX 980 graphics card is a beast | Ars Technica

Acer takes on Asus with the Predator 17X. But it isn't cheap. Or pretty.<p>Some say the desktop PC is virtually dead already, but reality disagrees. A …

Acer

The best Xbox One external hard drive 2018

Xbox One games can take up a lot of storage space and quickly fill your console's hard drive. The simple – and cost-effective – solution is to add …

Computer Hardware

Opera just added a free VPN to its browser for anonymous internet access

Virtual private networks are popular with privacy-conscious computer users, but the best services cost while the free ones often have hidden costs. Web browser Opera, though, has integrated a free and unlimited VPN into the developer version of its software. "Now, you don’t have to download VPN …

Information Systems

Lian Li builds a motorized standing desk that doubles as a PC case

Lian Li has been known to release some funky case designs, such as the oddly appealing snail shaped PC-777 Memorial Edition and the train inspired …

These 5 battery companies want to take you off the grid

At-home batteries combined with advancements in solar technology have the potential to provide people with a whole new way to store and control the energy used in their home.<p>It's for that reason that an increasing number of companies are working on at-home batteries to change the modern home into a …

Clean Energy

The $5,000 Challenge, from AMC to S-Cargo edition

For many in the classic car hobby, their first vehicle came as a hand-me-down from a relative, or was purchased from an estate sale. Both represent …

Classic Cars

Here Are Five Dirt Cheap Used Cars That Cost More Than $100,000 New

If you’re like any other semi-narcissistic person out there, you probably enjoy owning something desirable and expensive, if only for the virtue of …

These Are the Best Windows 10 Laptops You Can Buy

Some computer operating systems drive more buzz and industry-wide upset than others. The release of Windows 10 came with a retooled version of the …

Gear & Gadgets

Get an Alienware 13 R2 Gaming Laptop, Xbox 360 Controller for $900

If playing PC games on the go is important to you, it's absolutely worth dealing with the extra weight of this model.<p>PCMag reviews products …

The guide to building a PC for virtual reality | Polygon

So how much power do you need for your virtual reality gaming PC?<p>VR, at least the desktop variety, is an expensive technology, and it requires an impressive system. That remains true whether you're going with the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive, and it's one of the reasons the low price of the …

How Early Access will shape Starpoint Gemini Warlords

I spent some time at GDC with developer Little Green Men Games, the team behind the upcoming Starpoint Gemini Warlords. While I got a brief look at …

Domino's has built an autonomous pizza delivery robot

For a pizza chain, Domino's actually has a pretty rich history of innovation. It's embraced social media, created a one-click Easy Order button and even built a delivery car that has its own pizza oven. Now it's looking at robots. More specifically: delivery robots. What you see here is DRU …

Driverless Cars

The Dry-Age Shortcut: How to Fake 45 Days in 48 Hours

Meet koji, the miracle grain that's going to change your steak game forever.<p>You could shell out $75 for a 45-day dry-aged rib eye, and then even more for the bottle of red that goes with it. Or you could—stay with me—make it for yourself, at home. Look, dry-aged meat is amazing and certainly worth …

BBQ

Powerful Intel Skull Canyon Mini PC Launches In May From $650

Intel has this week announced that its new powerful Intel Skull Canyon mini PC system will be available to preorder from next month with shipping …

Geek

ElectrIQ Is the Latest Company to Offer a Battery Solution for US Homes

There’s a new battery startup on the scene angling to take a piece of the home energy storage market.<p>Palo Alto-based ElectrIQ Power offers a …

Division Player Reaches Rank 99 in the Dark Zone

A fan of <i>The Division</i> becomes the first person to reach the maximum rank of 99 in the Dark Zone, after an astounding 130 hours of playtime in the …

What’s the Best Retro Laptop For Playing Early MS-DOS Games?

Dedicated YouTuber The 8-Bit Guy is back, this time with a video taking us on a tour of laptop history, and showing us how to pick the best one for playing old MS-DOS games.<p>The 8-Bit Guy, real name David, is a retro hardware and vintage gaming expert—but he realizes how difficult it is to get old …

Retrogaming

ASUS TUF Sabertooth Z170S Arcti Camouflaged Motherboard Unveiled

Asus this week unveiled a new addition to its range of TUF motherboards with the addition of the Arctic-camouflaged TUF Sabertooth Z170S which will …

Fish

How to Make Your Dumb Car Smart

TIME’s latest cover story chronicles the rise of today’s smart cars and imagines a future without pesky steering wheels. Makes at all price points …

How to take your floppy disc from 1.4 MB to 128 GB

The year is 2016, and you still have a floppy disc-compatible A drive in your computer. You wouldn’t want to just let that go to waste, would you? …

Mars

Xbox One Game Preview Adds Survival-Adventure Game The Solus Project

A new game has been added to the Xbox One's "Game Preview" program, an Early Access-like service that hosts unfinished, in-development games. The newly added title is The Solus Project, which is described by developers Teotl Studios and Grip Digital as a "narrative-driven, sci-fi-styled, …

HOW TO: Make a $5 Wind-Powered Phone Charger for Your Bike

• Home<br>• ><br>• Energy<br>• ><br>• HOW TO: Make a $5 Wind-Powered Phone Charger for Your Bike<p>posted 1 year ago<br>Categories: Energy<p>This is an easy DIY project that will allow …