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HTC Vive pre-orders to kick off in February, launch by April

The virtual reality industry hasn’t really even kicked off yet, but consumer excitement for first generation products is already high. HTC has just announced that consumers will be able to pre-order its Vive headset in February 2016, with a release date scheduled for April.<p>While some consumers had …

New $13 Internet Of Things Boards Runs OpenWrt On MediaTek MIPS SoC (video)

A couple of new and very small Internet of Things development boards have been made available worldwide this week in the form of the LinkIt Smart …

Silk Road architect arrested in Thailand, could face life in prison

The FBI announced on Friday that it has apprehended Roger Thomas Clark, who it believes went by the alias “Variety Jones” and acted as a ‘senior advisor’ to Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht.<p>A press release from the US Attorney’s Office states that Clark was arrested in Thailand on December 3. The …

Silk Road

Andy Rubin eyes return to Android

Andy Rubin, one of Android’s co-founders, might be returning to the very industry that he helped shape years ago. Amir Efrati of <i>The Information</i> is …

Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 may support 8GB of RAM

Although we are still waiting for the first Snapdragon 820 equipped smartphone to hit the market, that has not stopped the crystal ball gazers from …

Xiaomi to release Windows 10 for its Mi 4 later this week

Xiaomi has quickly risen to success on the back of its low cost hardware and heavily customized Android-based operating system but the company is looking to try something new with software. Xiaomi has announced that it will begin offering Windows 10 as an option to Chinese owners of its Mi 4 …

Salt-based batteries could make your next mobile device cheaper and greener

Batteries could become a lot cheaper, thanks to research coming out of France this week. It’s early, but we’re closer to replacing lithium-ion with a …

You’ll need a Nintendo Famicom to listen to this new chiptune album

Old console, new tunes<p>Chiptune music attempts to make new sounds using old hardware, mashing Game Boys with Garage Band to create tracks that feel ripped out of the 8-bit era. Typically, though, you still listen to these songs using modern gadgets: but that's not the case with <i>8-bit Music Power</i>. The …

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Qualcomm releases more info about upcoming Kyro architecture, Snapdragon 820

As top-tier smartphones equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 get closer to hitting the market, Qualcomm has released some new information on the …