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Intel Just Bought Itself One of the Best Fitness Trackers Out There

Intel just bought Basis—makers of one of the best fitness trackers out there—for somewhere in the neighborhood of $100 million dollars so it doesn't horribly miss the boat on wearables the way it did on phones. For now, that means a really great wearable is off the market, but Basic's guts are bound to rise again.… » 3/04/14 9:24am 3/04/14 9:24am

Roland Aira: The Future of Drums, Beats, and Crazy Electronic Sounds

For a month, Roland has been teasing its mysterious "Aira" products with a series of videos that invoke the TR-808 and TR-909 Rhythm Composers, classic beat machines that are amongst the best-sounding hardware, even 30 years after they first hit the market. But it turns out the new Aira series is hardly a throwback.… » 2/14/14 3:00am 2/14/14 3:00am

Linksys Revives a Classic Design For Its Newest Wireless Router

Linksys' WRT54G is considered to be the best selling wireless router of all time. And its iconic black and blue design has become synonymous with such hardware—just look at the image used on this generic wireless router Wikipedia page. So it makes sense that for its next generation router, the new Linksys WRT1900AC,… » 1/05/14 7:30pm 1/05/14 7:30pm

Forget Mouse and Keyboard: Play Your Next PC Game with Tongue and Butt

With Steam Boxes looming large in the future, game-peddlers-cum-hardware-makers over at Valve have been experimenting with some new ways to control your PC. Yeah, there's the weird joystick-less Steam Controller, but Valve designer Ben Krasnow has some even weirder stuff: a tongue mouse and a butt controller. » 12/05/13 1:00pm 12/05/13 1:00pm

The Best Deals And Gear This Week: Pre-Black Friday Edition, New Deals

Sorry about the sheer verticality of this post, but we've got a ton of deals to remind you about from this week, along with a list of new ones that could have headlined our regular deal roundups. Please also take this opportunity to follow us on Twitter, as we really want to be able to ping you quickly with deals over… » 11/24/13 3:55pm 11/24/13 3:55pm

Amazon's Black Friday Starts This Sunday [Update: Sears Too]

Not to be outdone by Walmart, who recently announced that they'd be preemptively matching select competing Black Friday deals starting tomorrow, Amazon will be opening their vault of Black Friday discounts starting this Sunday the 24th. New deals will become available as frequently as every 10 minutes, and will… » 11/21/13 10:40am 11/21/13 10:40am

6 Essential Tips for First-Time PC Builders

Building a computer is the best way to get the perfect machine for your needs. We've shown you the basic steps before as well as some other tips, but there are certain things most of us learn after screwing up and wasting a lot of time. Here are a few things you can learn from veterans' mistakes. » 11/05/13 11:53am 11/05/13 11:53am