Vinny Valdez

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I’m Putting Panasonic’s Shoe Deodorizer On My Wish List

In five to seven hours, you'll have stink-free shoes (via Panasonic)<p>Finally, a multinational electronics company that really gets me.<p>Panasonic this …

Panasonic

This $20 Car Charger is so Much More Than Just a Car Charger

Everyone loves a good multifunction tech accessory, and <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found an awesome car charger that prevents you from getting lost and …

Genius

Save Your Headphone Cord Using JackSavior

Headphone cable connections can take quite a battering on a daily use. If you haven’t made the jump to Bluetooth or prefer a wired connection for …

Gear & Gadgets

A Wearable Chair Designed to Improve Working Conditions that Involve Manual Labor

The Chairless Chair® is a flexible wearable ergonomic sitting support designed by Sapettiand produced by the Swiss-based company noonee.<p>The main …

Ergonomics

The Mind: Most polarizing card game of the year?

Though up for "Game of the Year," some question whether it's a game at all.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out …

Board Games

The 12 Board Games We’re Most Excited For At Gen Con

Yes gamers, it’s that time of year again. Gen Con is right around the corner and that means it’s time for a lot of board game releases.<p>Just like last …

Board Games

Are flat pillows a pain in your neck? Here are the best pillows for side-sleepers

Not all sleepers aren’t the same, so why do all pillows seem to be the same? Some people are back-sleepers, a few special individuals are stomach …

Shopping

Brianna Lost 100 Pounds in 1 Year by Drinking This Every Single Day

After gaining 70 pounds during her pregnancy, Brianna Bernard's goal was to lose the baby weight, but she ended up losing way more! Find out how this 32-year-old mom lost 107 pounds in just one year, which inspired her to become a personal trainer and nutrition coach so she could help others become …

Weight Loss

The 14 Best Games Developed By Only One Person

A majority of indie games are developed by teams of creators, but every once in a while, someone comes along and builds an entire game by themselves. It's not an easy task, but it's possible with the right amount of hard work, passion, and luck.<p>Over the years, we've seen hundreds of indie games …

Indie Gaming

10 Common Foods That Are Worse for Your Body Than Sugar

While we know everyone has a varying understanding of what's healthy and what's not—and it's clear all food affects each body differently—there a few …

Nutrition

New study links Alzheimer's disease with liver function and diet

Scientists have presented new research pointing to the liver as a potential culprit in the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Presented at the Alzheimer's …

Dementia

This robot will draw and erase anything on your walls

Scribit is a drawing robot that can turn your walls into a work of art. The little bot raised over $1.6 million on Kickstarter, crushing the …

Robotics

Nintendo And Moleskine Team Up For Smart-Looking Range Of Mario Accessories

Finding merchandise with Mario's glorious face plastered across it for all to see is pretty easy these days, with even the most mainstream of stores …

Mario Kart

15 Most Mind-Bending Sci-Fi Movies To Watch On Netflix

There are few film genres as wide and diverse as science fiction. Some of the most popular movie franchises in Hollywood--Star Wars, Marvel, Jurassic World, The Terminator--have their roots in sci-fi, while on TV, shows like <i>Westworld</i>, <i>Altered Carbon</i>, and <i>Black Mirror</i> show that audience's interest in …

I've somehow been WASDing wrong my whole life

The Wes Maneuver.<p>Last week, I tossed a comment about my pinky into the PC Gamer Slack channel, and it was like I'd just walked into a room and …

PC Gaming

The 80s and 90s PC games still unbelievably being updated today

The life cycle of a game isn't easy to predict. Some start strong and burn out quickly, others endure for years before slowly fading away. Some crash …

This clever case pops open to protect your phone when you drop it

That moment when you drop your phone and everything stops. You can hear your heart beat — the buzz of the world around you is silenced — all cognition stops — you see as if in slow motion the pirouette of your $700 piece of electronics toward the cement. How will it land? Will you get lucky this …

Airbags

Watch this Japanese ‘dragon’ drone slither through the air like a flying snake

Drones are awesome, but there are only so many conventional quadcopters you can see before you start to get jaded and lose your sense of wonder. …

15 Fantastic Card Games for Family Vacations

Family vacations are a great time to relax. And light card games fit that mode perfectly.An article in the USA Today caught my attention last week – …

This Switch Game Case Can Carry 28 Of Your Games And 10 Micro SD Cards

With the Switch being the delightfully portable beast that it is, storage and transport solutions are of utmost importance to owners. Luckily, this …

The Best Cosplay From ColossalCon, One Of The Biggest Shows Of The Year

ColossalCon was held earlier this month in Sandusky, Ohio, and it’s easily one of the best cosplay shows of the year. Not only is it a regular con, …

Amazon announces Fire TV Cube, an Apple TV competitor that controls your entire home theater

This morning, Amazon has announced its latest streaming box: the Fire TV Cube. Combining existing streaming platforms with Alexa, this new set-top box goes beyond any of the online retailer’s previous offerings in one big way. Thanks to integrated IR blasters throughout, Fire TV Cube is designed to …

5 Useful Tools to Remember Linux Commands Forever

There are thousands of tools, utilities, and programs that come pre-installed on a Linux system. You can run them from a terminal window or virtual …

Intel Confirms 'Fastest Ever' Core i7-8086K 5GHz Six-Core Processor And You Can Get One For Free

Intel has confirmed that it will be launching its fastest ever processor – the Core i7-8086K. The 6-core CPU, which is similar to the current Core i7-8700K, will be the first Intel CPU to reach 5GHz out of the box without overclocking. The company has made headlines with another 5GHz CPU too – its …

Siblings

ASUS ROG's ridiculously high-spec gaming phone was made for 'PUBG'

Thanks to the likes of <i>Free Fire</i>, <i>PUBG</i> and <i>Fortnite</i> arriving on mobile, gaming smartphones seem like a no-brainer for brands that want to break into the crowded smartphone world, with the Razer Phone setting the bar for others to follow. ASUS thinks it can do better. Here at Computex, the company …

Gear & Gadgets

X-Men’s Rogue, by Anastasia Komori.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs …

Showcasing Cosplay From the Sensationally Sexy Seviria

Seviria Cosplay<p>Week after week, COGconnected scours the far reaches of the internet to find that absolute best cosplay available. Recently, we’ve …

Learn Unity in 30 minute sessions with these bite-sized game dev tutorials on sale for less than $30

Unity has become one of the most used game engines in the world. An impressive list of hit indie titles—from <i>Inside</i> to <i>Cities: Skylines</i> to <i>Superhot,</i> and …

The best virtual reality apps of 2018

If there’s anything we’ve learned from Hollywood movies, it’s that there’s only a matter of time before the machines inevitably become sentient, take …

Facebook will allow users to opt out of letting Facebook collect their browsing history

It’s arguably the company’s biggest update since the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke.<p>Facebook users will soon be able to opt out of one of Facebook’s key data gathering practices: Its collection and use of people’s web browsing history, which the company uses to sell targeted ads.<p>Facebook …

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