Don't-Miss Stories

Obduction

Obduction's new VR hand-tracking makes Myst's spiritual successor even more stunning

Obduction now allows you to pull levers, press buttons, and pick up objects with your very own hands with the HTC Vive and Oculus Touch.

p1200736

Google cites progress in Android security, but patching issues linger

The chances of you installing malware on your Android phone is incredibly small, according to Google.

windows 10 anniversary update velocity

Windows 10 Creators Update could take months to roll out, data suggests

Data released by AdDuplex suggests that it took up to three months for most users to get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, and the same could go for the upcoming Creators Update.

google maps share location

Google will now let you share your location with friends in Maps

A new feature rolling out soon to all Maps users will let you easily and temporarily broadcast your location and share your journey with anyone you'd like.

mission to the moon

Vodafone prepares an LTE moon shot, quite literally

Thanks to Vodafone, the Taurus-Littrow Valley on the Moon will get its first mobile phone base station next year.

evga quick disconnect water cooling

Myth busted: Vulkan's multi-GPU support isn't limited to Windows 10

The Internet's ablaze with reports that the Vulkan graphics API's support for multiple graphics cards is limited to Windows 10 alone. It's not true, says Khronos Group.

720peken

Via's 360-degree VR cameras ship for under $100

Via Technologies is now shipping new 360-degree cameras for under $100, making it more affordable for users to capture and play virtual reality content in headsets.

p1200588

Hackers threaten to wipe millions of Apple devices, demand ransom

A group of hackers is threatening to wipe millions of iOS devices in two weeks if Apple doesn't pay them $150,000.

ryzen box 1 of 1

Micro Center has cut the price of the Ryzen 1700X to $370

Making this deal even sweeter is an additional $50 off if you grab a compatible motherboard—and yes, there are X370 boards in stock.

facebook live game streaming

Facebook live videos take aim at Twitch with streaming software, hardware support

Facebook's new streaming software and hardware support for personal live videos is a shot across Twitch's bow, but Twitch shouldn't sweat it.

100330 o 1234s 001

The top-secret X-37B space plane is about to break another record

The U.S. Air Force's top-secret autonomous space plane, the X-37B, is days away from breaking its own longevity record. The aircraft, which looks like a mini Space Shuttle, is on schedule next week to spend its record-setting 675th day in orbit, but we still don't know much about what it's doing up there.

anker car charger

63% off Anker Quick Charge 3.0 39W Dual USB Car Charger - Deal Alert

3 cutting-edge technologies combine to deliver the fastest possible charge to any device. Charge compatible devices up to 80% in just 35 minutes with Quick Charge 3.0. Patented PowerIQ and VoltageBoost deliver high-speed charging to non-Quick Charge devices.

GOG Galaxy

GOG's DRM-free Galaxy client adds features to exit beta as a legitimate Steam rival

With cloud saves, in-game overlays, screenshots, and more, GOG Galaxy is now a viable alternative to the Steam desktop client.

surveillance, spying, cameras, IP cameras

US lawmakers question police use of facial recognition tech

U.S. lawmakers plan to introduce legislation to limit the FBI's and other law enforcement use of facial recognition technology after concerns about the mass collection of photographs in police databases.

firefoxlogomarch2017

Netflix debuts on Firefox for Linux, but not everyone's happy about it

You can now watch Netflix videos on Firefox for Linux, but not everyone is happy about it as the battle over DRM in HTML rages on.