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Valve is shipping new ‘Knuckles’ VR controllers to developers with a Portal-themed demo

Valve is shipping new ‘Knuckles’ VR controllers to developers with a Portal-themed demo

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Valve has announced that it’s shipping a new version of its experimental SteamVR “Knuckles” controllers to developers, and it’s posted a lot of detail about the controllers online, including video of a Portal-themed playground for testing them. The Knuckles EV2 substantially updates Valve’s earlier design, and although it’s not a consumer product, it’s looking more […]

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Pad & Quill sale makes its bags and phone cases slightly less costly

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Pad & Quill is celebrating its eighth anniversary by offering a rare discount on some of its product lineup. The discount is good for 20 percent off of any item listed on the company’s sale page. You may also be able to knock 10 percent off of your entire purchase with offer code PQ16, according […]

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Mt. Gox says it may start paying back creditors as soon as next year

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The defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox says it will start paying back the people it owes money perhaps by next year, according to an announcement today from the exchange’s trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi. The exchange grew quickly between 2010 and 2014, until an attacker slowly drained the exchange of bitcoins, forcing it to file for bankruptcy. […]

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Hands On with Apexgaming X-Mars Case with 14 Fans: No, It Does Not Take Off

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Apexgaming — a joint venture between Apextechusa and Solytech Cooperation — is a relatively new kid on the gaming block. The two aforementioned companies created the brand to address the expanding market of PC cases, PSUs, and various accessories aimed at gamers. For Apexgaming, this was the first Computex and it brought a number of […]

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Spectacles’ latest update finally optimizes videos for sharing outside Snapchat

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Snapchat updated its camera-equipped Spectacles today to allow users to export video in a non-circular format. That’s a massive change in how Snapchat thinks about its glasses. The company launched the sunglasses with the idea that the circular format allowed users to rotate their phone (in Snapchat) to view more of a scene. Keeping it […]

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Dark Horse Comics reverses its anti-trans healthcare stance, will insure trans employees

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Following outcry from comic artists and fans on Twitter, Dark Horse Comics has announced that it will backtrack on its health insurance policy that excluded transgender employees from coverage. The company announced that on October 1st, its healthcare plan would be expanded to “include hormone therapy and other surgical transition services,” which under the previous […]

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MSI Optix MAG491C Hands-On: A 49-Inch 32:9 LCD with FreeSync

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Earlier this month MSI demonstrated its ultrawide curved 49-inch gaming display at Computex. The unit uses a mass-produced panel and already has a model number, so its launch is imminent. Apparently, just like ASUS and Samsung, MSI believes that ultrawide displays with a 32:9 aspect ratio are going to become popular among gamers going forward. […]

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Tesla built a giant tent to expand production of the Model 3

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Tesla’s push to make more Model 3 electric cars expanded outdoors this week: On June 16th, Musk announced that Tesla had built an “entire new general assembly line” in just three weeks with “minimal resources.” He posted a photo of a gleaming red Model 3, the company’s first dual-motor, all-wheel drive performance model, inside what […]

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China will partly lift internet censorship for one of its provinces to promote tourism

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China plans to lift some internet censorship on the southern tropical island of Hainan to promote tourism. Visitors to select areas of Hainan will be able to access Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, according to a new plan authorities have put together to turn the province into a free trade port by 2020. It’s not clear […]

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Apple is ordering so many shows, with nowhere to show them

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Yesterday, Apple ordered its first international series, Calls, adapted from a French series by the same name. It’s the latest addition to its growing pile of projects; currently the count sits at 21. The company is reportedly placing a big bet on original content, spending upwards of $1 billion this year to compete with the […]

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