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CES 2017 products that you can actually buy this year

Samsung QLED TVs face tough battle against LG's OLED

The two titans of TVs face off once again, with Samsung's contender powered by improved quantum dot technology and aided by hosts of new features.<p>Samsung is the number one TV maker in the world, but when it comes to luxury, high-priced televisions that pack the most prestige, and profit, LG is …

Logitech's new G533 Wireless are almost my perfect PC gamer headset

Logitech is announcing its latest gaming headset here at CES – the G533 – and I’ve had the chance to play with it for a few weeks. They’re pretty rad.<p>What is it?<p>Logitech is no stranger to surround sound headphones, but it’s top of the line model, the G933, is both expensive ($200) and kind of …

LG's new OLED TVs are so thin they have to be wall mounted

LG has made a habit of wowing us with new 4K OLED TV sets at CES for the past few years, and this year isn't any different. With its insanely thin W-series, the company has managed to outdo its still-impressive G6 "Picture on Glass" TVs. LG's tagline for the W-series 4K sets -- "Picture on Wall" -- …

Mohu's wireless AirWave antenna makes cord-cutting simple

We got a peek at Mohu's wireless TV antenna last night, and this morning the company is releasing a few more details. The AirWave promises free TV "everywhere" across a variety of mobile and connected TV devices, because it catches the OTA signal and turns it into an IPTV stream for its app, sort …

How To Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder with Mountain Biking

Take a moment to visualize the changing of the seasons – autumn rain drizzling down upon green-hued leaves, only to reveal the beautiful shades of …

Watch: Crazy Urban DH - Johannes Fischbach's Winning Run at Taxco 2016

Johannes Fischbach’s winning run from the finals of the Taxco Urban City Downhill, 2016

Mountains

EVGA issues patch to stop its GeForce GTX 1080 and 1070 cards from catching fire

EVGA issued a patch to its GeForce GTX 1080, 1070, and 1060 graphics cards this week after some users reported that their cards overheated and sometimes caught on fire. Is this the year of exploding gadgets? <i>Tom’s Hardware Germany</i> initially reported an issue with EVGA’s cooling system. The site …

Computer Hardware

Test Ride Review: The Updated Santa Cruz Bronson CC

<i>Note: There’s a follow up to this review, here.</i><p>While Santa Cruz has done away with official model years in their lineup, they recently released some …

Santa Cruz

Maxxis Minion SS MTB Tire Review

What do you get when you cross a burly downhill tire with a lightweight, fast rolling one? Well, you get something that looks exactly like the new …

Watch: How To Ride In The Heat - Tips For Riding Your Mountain Bike In Hot Weather

We all love getting out on the trails on warm, balmy, summer days. But, high temperatures present their own set of difficulties. Here’s our guide to …

The Top 10 Best Mountain Bike Destinations in the USA

One of the most beautiful things about the sport of mountain biking is the dedication of clusters of mountain bikers spread around the planet who are …

Watch: Keystone Bike Park, Enduro Style

“Laps on laps on laps in preparation for this weekends Big Mountain Enduro race. Join myself, Mason Bond, Chris Boice, and Duncan Nason as we smash …

Watch: Is this the scariest trail in the world?

Mitterhorn Vertride from Big Col on Vimeo.<p>The section at 1:24?! Ho-ly crap! Austria’s on a ‘hole ‘nuther level!<p>Here’s the official video description …

IB16: Wolf Tooth Components glides in with ReMote Dropper lever, GC 49T and WolfCage adapters, Valais 25 bag mount, more

On their own, Wolf Tooth Components seems to be a powerhouse when it comes to new products and ideas. But add in the design chops of Marc Basiliere …

Industry Nine's New Enduro Wheels - Interbike 2016

<b>Industry Nine's Enduro 310 and Enduro S Wheelsets</b><p>Industry Nine is the King of Bling when it comes to wheels, and their new Enduro 310 series …

The 10 Most Popular MTB Forks for 2016 (Plus 3 that Aren't Fox or RockShox)

Mountain bike suspension keeps getting better and better while options for wheel sizes continue to expand. We asked Singletracks members about their …

Transition Patrol Carbon Test Ride Review

The last bike I rode at Outdoor Demo this year was Transition’s Patrol Carbon. With 155mm of rear travel, a 160mm fork, and long, low, and slack …

Acquainted

4 of the most beautiful mountain bike routes in California

LOOKING TO GET OUT mountain biking while in California? Here are some favorite spots.<p>Downieville<p>Marc Wentworth<p>A historic gold rush town turned …

Pivot's 27.5+/29 Switchblade Proves Many Other Brands Wrong - A Test Ride Review

Having earned a coveted spot on our list of the 5 Most Innovative Mountain Bikes of 2016, I knew that I <i>had</i> to get on the Pivot Switchblade to see if …

Mountain Biking

9point8 Drops New Size of the Fall Line Post

9point8 is a small Canadian company with a unique take on the dropper. The post is entirely mechanical, which they say makes it more durable and …

From XC Race to All Mountain: BMC's Full Line of Mountain Bikes

BMC is a large brand, but they are known predominantly for their road bikes. While they have a full line of mountain bikes, they tend to fly under …

Mountain Biking

Week in Review: Interbike kicks off, new Orbea Orca, GoPro drone & more

Our Eurobike coverage is still pouring online, with tons of new bikes and gear, and Interbike is wrapped…well, the event anyway. The coverage from …

Drones

EB16: Norco releases a Torrent of plus bikes for young and old, teases new enduro & all mountain bikes

Starting at Crankworx and progressing through Interbike, Norco had a lot to show. Feeding off the influx of plus size additions, Norco has expanded …

Reader Discussion – What Game Have You Bought The Most Times?

by Howell2010 Saturday, October 01, 2016 at 03:56 PM<p>Dark Souls 2. It's not even my favorite Dark Souls game! I bought it when it came out on Xbox360, …

See How Forza Horizon 3's Graphics Really Compare To Other Driving Games

<i>Forza Horizon 3</i> has us pretty fired up over photorealistic graphics and its extensive list of cars. But to get a really direct comparison of how it …

6 Things That Happened When I Gave Up Coffee For 10 Days

Did I truly need coffee, or could I actually survive, and maybe even thrive, without? Here's what I found out after a ten-day hiatus.<p>My love for coffee started in high school with weak, syrupy sweet gas station "cappuccinos." Then in college, I graduated to Dunkin' Donuts, then Starbucks, then …

The 4 Times You Should Never Drink Coffee

When Your Brew Is Way Too Hot<p>Shutterstock<p>If you like to sip your coffee as soon as it's done brewing, you may want to cool it—literally. Consuming hot drinks above 149ºF may increase the risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new report from the World Health Organization. That's a bummer, …

The 50 Best Bike Cities of 2016

Every two years, we sift through Census and department of transportation data on more than 100 cities, consult with experts from organizations such as People for Bikes, the Alliance for Biking & Walking, and the League of American Bicyclists, and talk with bike advocates and everyday riders to …

'Virginia' is a surreal, sci-fi thriller that feels like a video game version of 'Twin Peaks'

Though many modern video games are epic adventures that can take upwards of 50 hours to complete, there's been a surge in recent years of small, intimate games that can be completed in just a couple of short hours.<p>Since these games are made by small teams with limited budgets, it's easy to overlook …

Indie Gaming