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Oculus Rift VR headset prototype works so well it’s a little scary

This is the first headset I’ve tested that doesn’t trigger any motion sickness or disorientation after 15 minutes of play

Xi3, Valve join forces on a compact gaming PC for your HDTV

This little black box could bring PC games out of the corner and into your living room.

Surprise! Razer brought a decent Windows 8 gaming tablet to CES

It’s called the Edge, and it’s powerful enough to give other Windows 8 tablets a run for their money.

Vizio leaps onto the Ultra HD bandwagon at CES

New Ultra HD TVs and an 80-inch LED HDTV headline Vizio’s home theater lineup.

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Vizio doubles down on Windows 8 at CES (video)

Vizio comes to Vegas bearing new laptops, desktops, and a brand-new Windows 8 tablet.

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Windows 8 deep dive: Get to know your Photos app

It makes your pictures look pretty, but is Microsoft's snazzy new Photos app powerful enough to meet your needs? Join us as we take a closer look.

Windows 8 deep dive: Get to know your SkyDrive app

We take a tour of the good, bad, and just plain confusing features of Microsoft's cloud storage service.

Can you spot all the video game references in "Wreck-it Ralph"?

Here's what you need to know before you watch Disney's animated love letter to video games.

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How to master Storage Spaces in Windows 8

Windows 8’s new Storage Spaces feature makes it easier than ever to manage and back up data across multiple drives.

Review: The Razer Deathstalker Ultimate gaming keyboard

The gimmicky features and average performance of Razer's new gaming keyboard don't justify the price of entry.

Master Windows 8 gesture commands

Get more done in less time on your desktop or tablet by mastering Windows 8 touch controls and their keyboard/mouse equivalents.

10 Windows 8 apps you should download first

Windows 8 is all about the apps. Here are some suggestions on what you should download first.

The 21 PC games that matter most this fall

Summer is over, but PC gaming is about to heat up, big-time. We name 21 titles to consider playing during your holiday season down-time.

Microsoft SkyDrive: Your ultimate starter's guide

Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud storage service is now available for almost every major desktop and mobile platform. Here's how to master its generous suite of features.

Sony Pulse Wireless Gaming Headset Elite Edition

Review: Sony Pulse Wireless Headset delivers satisfying audio for a very reasonable price

Sony’s new wireless gaming headset looks and sounds great, but there are some things you should know before you buy.

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