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April 18th, 2015 - 01:15 § in Hardware

Cougar 500K Gaming Keyboard Hands On: Bells And Whistles, But No Mechanical Switches

The Cougar 500K gaming keyboard has all the trimmings you expect from a well-featured typer -- cool lighting, macro keys, a rubber no-slip wrist rest, and so on -- but it doesn't have mechanical switches.[...]

April 17th, 2015 - 21:10 § in Hardware

Microsoft Research Creates ‘Handpose’ Hand Tracking Software With Help From Machine Learning

Handpose uses a Kinect to track hand movements on the screen. The project is still undergoing research and development.[...]

April 17th, 2015 - 20:00 § in Hardware

Tom’s Hardware Community Roundup: April 17, 2015

Here's what's happening on the Tom's Hardware forums![...]

April 17th, 2015 - 16:45 § in Hardware

Sony Launches Dual-SIM Xperia E4g In India; Higher Price, Still On Android KitKat

Sony launched a new 4G-capable low-end device for the Indian market: the Xperia E4g. The device will cost Rs. 13,290 and will come with KitKat.[...]

April 17th, 2015 - 15:45 § in Hardware

Transcend Launches New eMMC 4.51 Flash Memory Chip For Low-Cost Devices

Transcend Information, a flash memory maker from Taiwan, announced its latest low-cost eMMC storage solution called the EMC210.[...]

April 17th, 2015 - 02:00 § in Hardware

WikiLeaks Publishes All Documents And Emails From Sony Leak

The leak contains 30,287 documents, 173,132 emails, and 2,200 email addresses. Some emails show some of the company's contributions to politicians, communications with private contractors, and research into rival movie productions. [...]

April 17th, 2015 - 01:30 § in Hardware

IKEA’s Qi-Powered Wireless Charging Furniture To Arrive In The U.S. ‘Late Spring’

IKEA announced its wireless powered furniture items for the U.S. market. The company will start selling the Qi-based chargers and furniture in "late spring."[...]

April 16th, 2015 - 23:50 § in Hardware

Microsoft Promises Native Virtual Desktop Experience For Windows 10

Microsoft will include virtual desktops built into Windows 10 as a standard feature.[...]

April 16th, 2015 - 22:30 § in Hardware

Samsung Announces SM951-NVMe PCIe SSD; 3D V-NAND Version May Come This Summer

Samsung announced the SM951-NVMe, which edges out the non-NVMe SM951 in performance. There's no 3D V-Nand (but it's coming at some point).[...]

April 16th, 2015 - 21:35 § in Hardware

Cyanogen, Microsoft Partner To Add Microsoft Apps In Cyanogen OS (Updated)

The implementation, which is coming later this year, will offer users a non-Windows Phone way to get several integrated Microsoft apps and services on their phones.[...]