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GameBuddy promises PC game streaming with no discernable lag

We've seen quite a few products with the ability to stream games from one screen to another on a local network – the NVIDIA Shield is one of the …

Why virtual reality gaming is the exciting future of PlayStation 4

Like it or not, there are certain fixtures of our past that aren't ever coming back.<p>Like... telephone boxes. And Britpop music; essential episodes of …

Virtual Reality

How to Build a Vertical Herb (or Lettuce!) Planter

Love the taste of fresh herbs? This vertical herb planter lets you grow them all in one convenient place – right outside your door! With removable …

Microsoft built 75 Xbox One prototypes before settling on its finished design

Gadget design is rarely a simple process, and we now know that the Xbox One is no exception to the rule. Microsoft designer Carl Ledbetter has revealed that the game console went through many 3D-printed incarnations before the company settled on a final product; there were 75 system prototypes, 100 …

Match Heads Igniting at 4,000 FPS Look Like Dying Alien Worlds

It's usually over in an instant, but when you capture macro footage of a match head igniting at 4,000 frames per second, suddenly that almost …

Candles

Microsoft paid YouTubers to say nice things about Xbox One - report

<b>UPDATE #2:</b> Microsoft has asked Machinima to mark videos made as part of its paid-for Xbox One content deal as advertising, the company has told …

How to get US Netflix in the UK | Trusted Reviews

Why would I want Netflix US in the UK?<p>Netflix is one of the most popular digital streaming services in the UK. It lets you watch as much as you like …

Google’s new Nest, and NinjaBlocks adds gestures to smart hubs

The dust hadn’t even cleared from CES when Google decided to demolish the smart home status quo by announcing a $3.2 billion purchase for Nest, the …

Philips Figures Out How to Make a Cheaper LED Bulb: Go Skinny

In design school in the '90s, they taught us that products about to become obsolete change their form factor to imitate their successors shortly …

Home Automation

These Beautiful Solar Orbs Are So Efficient They Even Harvest Moonlight

Photovoltaic panels aren't the most glamorous technology: They're usually tucked away on a roof, and when you can see them, they're ugly<i>.</i> And …

New organic battery is nearly 97 per cent cheaper to make than metal batteries, and it's environmentally friendly - Pocket-lint

The future of power could be in organic batteries if a recent MIT discovery makes it to production. Scientists have created an organic flow battery …

Toshiba's high-res 3,840 x 2,160 laptop should arrive mid-year

And just like that, 2K screens are old news. While other companies announce laptops with 2,560 x 1,440 screens, Toshiba is doing the competition one better: the outfit is showing off a notebook with a 15.6-inch, 3,840 x 2,160 display. Dubbed the Satellite P50t, the laptop has a screen density of …

BBC rolls out enhanced 'Red Button' features to major Smart TVs

The BBC's Connected Red Button service promised a new level of interactivity when it launched in the UK a year ago, including news and weather overlays, recommended viewing (curated by actual, real-life humans) and alternative streams during live sports events. The downside was that it was …

Homemade Porn Accidentally Uploaded From Stolen Smartphone By New York Couple

A woman in Brooklyn has called for cops to investigate after a mystery couple took selfies during sex using her stolen phone.<p>Victoria Brodsky had her …

Moto X With Moto Maker Expected To Launch In Europe Next Week

Yesterday we heard that Motorola had sent out press invites to an event in London next week, the company will launch a new smartphone for the …

Let it begin: Alleged iPhone 6 frame leaks packing ultra-thin look - Pocket-lint

The iPhone 5S has only been on the market since September, but that's not going to stop the iPhone 6 rumours from flowing.<p>A duo of photos of what …

Android’s Rise To Platform Dominance In One Graph

With Android landing on all-in-one computers and Windows extending its reach deeper into the mobile world, the platform world is tightening into three key teams: iOS and OS X, Windows, and Android.<p>Chrome OS, BlackBerry, and the other minor players have derivative unit volume, and can therefore be …

Airtame wireless dongle mirrors your computer onto any HDMI display

Here's yet another option for wirelessly mirroring your computer screen to another display, but don't worry: This one is rather impressive. Airtame, the creation of a group of Danish folks, is an HDMI dongle that links your PC -- be it running Windows, OS X or Linux -- to whatever display it's …

Hands-on: Jaguar XFR-S first drive - Pocket-lint

Fancy starting 2014 with a bang? Then you could do worse than get yoursel a seat in a Jaguar XF-RS, one of the most insane models the company has …

Gigabyte's dual GPU Aorus gaming laptop is less than an inch thick

To impress us with a gaming laptop these days requires more than just spec-bombing, but Gigabyte's Aorus has grabbed our attention. For starters, the 17.3-inch model is a mere 0.9 inch thick and weighs 6.4 pounds, rather insane numbers considering that it packs a pair of NVIDIA GTX 765M chips in an …

Popular and profitable, Plex wants to double down on personal media

Plex has long been associated with movies and TV shows that people rip from DVDs, record from TV or maybe even download from torrent sites. But as …

PlayStation Now subscription service comes to the UK: What is it, and how can you get it? - Pocket-lint

PlayStation Now has been available in the UK, US and Canada for a while now, but only the latter two countries have had a subscription service as …

ZTE crams a 1080p projector, a 4-inch display and an LTE hotspot in one Android-powered package (hands-on)

ZTE's Projector Hotspot is exactly what its name suggests: a 1080p projector and an LTE hotspot bundled in one highly portable box. Strangely, it even has a 4-inch touchscreen display and Android 4.2 as its operating system, so you could potentially surf the web and send emails from it. The entire …

AMD's impossibly thin nano PC prototype sits on your TV, but don't call it a set-top box

Let's take a moment to forget the technical nonsense. Seriously. Besides, we only really know the broad strokes about Mullins, AMD's next-gen ultra-low voltage APU. Instead, let's just gaze upon the tiny wonder that is the Nano PC for a bit and soak it all in. This reference design from the …

FINsix laptop adapter is tiny, yet powerful, arriving in time for summer

It's 2014, and while some of you have already upgraded to an Intel Haswell laptop, many still have to carry a bulky power adapter for the more demanding machines. Luckily, MIT spin-off FINsix has come up with a breakthrough technology that dramatically reduces both the size and weight of laptop …

Vizio's 4K Ultra HD TVs start at $1,000 for a 50-inch set (video)

If all of the 4K -- or 8K! -- talk from CES has you jonesing for a new TV, but you're short on scratch, we've got good news. Vizio has announced pricing for its P-series of Ultra HD panels and they'll sell for <i>a lot</i> less than you might expect. A 50-incher will run you a measly grand. Each five-inch …

Samsung's 98-inch 8K TV lets us go to the mall without leaving CES

Despite announcing plans to flood the market with a number of new HD and Ultra HD TVs, Samsung still found room in its CES booth for the first 8K TV we've seen from the manufacturer. Labeled as QUHD or Quad Ultra HD, it's also only the second flatscreen with 7,680 x 4,320 pixels that we've seen, …

Origin's Genesis and Millennium PC cases take customization, expansion to new heights

Honestly, gaming PC cases are already pretty customizable and flexible, but Origin seems to think there's room for improvement. In order to accommodate as many possible configurations of components, Origin has made it possible to mount a motherboard in one of four different orientations: standard …

Sony cradle receiver turns your phone into an entertainment system

Just yesterday we officially learned about the Open Automobile Alliance and how it will open the door to Android-powered cars in the near future. In the meantime, there are certainly plenty of accessories and automotive equipment that allow us to pair our existing Android devices with our …