Gadgets

iBuypower’s Snowblind case will make your PC look absolutely insane for a very low price

Most trade show tech demos never actually wind up as retail products. But that won’t be the case for iBuypower’s mesmerizing Project Snowblind case, which will go on sale next month. Did you see the video above? Look at it! Snowblind is nuts. The concept, which iBuypower developed with help from Intel, takes a transparent LCD display typically used in ... Read More »

EVGA’s SC-15 laptop woos gamers with a glorious 120Hz G-Sync display

EVGA shocked the world when it revealed the no-compromises SC-17 gaming laptop—the company’s first-ever notebook—at last year’s CES. This year, EVGA’s following it up with the SC-15, a slightly smaller gaming laptop that learned some lessons from its larger sibling. In fact, the 15-inch (hence the name) SC-15 largely resembles the 17-inch SC-17 at first glance, sporting the same sleek ... Read More »

How In Win wowed us with the cool cases it showed at CES

In Win makes some of the coolest PC cases on the planet, and we saw some of the latest at CES 2017 in Las Vegas Dig the D-Frame 2.0 EKWB edition. If its shiny framework weren’t tempting enough, version 2.0 adds special mounting points for cooling hardware, like the EK Water Blocks we saw. The 303 Type C is a ... Read More »

Ellp is like IFTTT for the desktop

One of the more useful online services for getting things done is IFTTT.com, which stands for If This, Then That. For example, if rain is the forecast for tomorrow, then send me an email. A new program for the Windows called Ellp (currently in beta) is kind of like IFTTT for the desktop. It can’t carry out the wide number ... Read More »

Tablo has new cord-cutting tricks for over-the-air TV antennas

For the past couple years, Ottawa-based Nuvyyo has offered just one product, the Tablo DVR, which can record free over-the-air broadcasts and stream them to mobile devices, PCs, and streaming boxes. Now, the company is branching out with some new superpowers for the lowly TV antenna. At CES 2017, the company was showing off a DVR app for Android TV ... Read More »

Five to Try: Telltale’s Walking Dead game resumes, and NBA InPlay offers prizes for predictions

Whether you’ve emerged from the holiday season with a new Android phone or you’re still rocking the same handset you had a month ago, it’s probably high time to grab some new apps for the thing. Looking for an exciting game to dive into, or a fresh app to check out? We’ve got you covered with five recent Play Store ... Read More »

GeForce Now picks up the OnLive mantle, allowing you to stream games direct to your PC

Considering how much money Nvidia has spent on its Grid service (which was recently renamed to GeForce Now in October), Wednesday’s announcement at CES felt almost predictable: The company’s officially bringing GeForce Now to the PC (and Mac!). Until this point, Nvidia’s game-streaming service was confined to the Shield—whether the earlier mobile version, the tablet, or the current Android TV incarnation. Now ... Read More »

Nvidia packs new Shield TV console with 4K, HDR, Google Assistant

Users will also be able to stream 4K movies from Google Play, Vudu and YouTube. It’ll also support the Steam application, so users can game on TVs. More than 1,000 games are also available in the Nvidia Shield game store. Many new titles from companies like Ubisoft are being added. The Shield can be used to cast games from a ... Read More »

Intel shows off 10nm Cannon Lake chip, announces Project Alloy VR product plans

Intel pulled out the big guns at its CES keynote on Wednesday, equipping the venue with leather loungers that each had its own VR setup for attendees to use—a flashy way to prove that Intel’s recent moves in the VR space were justified. But first, the company kicked off its presentation by demonstrating that its next-gen 10nm “Cannon Lake” Core processor ... Read More »

Digital Storm’s itty-bitty Bolt X gaming PC delivers big-time cooling and performance

Boutique PC builder Digital Storm specializes in the sort of highly customized, jaw-dropping enthusiast PCs that grace the covers of computer magazines and leave you drooling with envy. That laser focus has allowed the company to spend years perfecting the design of its already damned near perfect Bolt small form-factor PC; in 2015, Digital Storm slapped a sexy edge-to-edge glass ... Read More »