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HTC 11 Rumors : What Features to Expect

HTC may be one of the leading lights in virtual reality with its HTC Vive headset, but it’s struggled to remain at the forefront of

Is VR about to reinvent how we work out?

t’s too early to tell whether VR headsets will revolutionise the way we work and play as much as big brands and tech commentators would

Nvidia GTX 1050 vs. GTX 1050 Ti : Budget Gaming GPU Face-Off

Gaming is an expensive hobby; most of the top gaming laptops cost well over $1,000 and feature Nvidia’s most powerful graphics cards: the 1060, 1070

10 Key Features to Look for in Your Next Laptop

Up until around 2010, both consumers and businesses could be counted on to upgrade their laptops every three years on average, because technology changed so

Asus ROG Strix GL553VD Review

The Pros Vivid display; Comfortable, RGB-backlit keyboard; Useful software The Cons Fussy touchpad; Lackluster speakers; Poor battery life Verdict The Asus ROG Strix GL553VD is

Asus ROG Strix GL753 Review

The Pros Comfortable, RGB-backlit keyboard Keeps cool while gaming Vivid display Above-average battery life The Cons Not a looker Finicky touchpad Struggles with intense games

Which GPU is Right For You?

If a laptop’s brain is the CPU, than consider the GPU the occipital lobe. Responsible for rendering images, video and animations in either 2D or

Why you need Oculus Touch

They might be pricy, but these intuitive controllers bring the Rift to life When the Oculus Rift launched back in March 2016, the VR headset

HTC Vive Tracker preview: Turns baseball bats, guns and more into VR controllers

2016 might not have been the year of virtual reality everybody had previously predicted, but it set the stall for future innovations. And unlike failed

ODG AR smart glasses hands-on: Snapdragon 835 gets real

The first Snapdragon 835 device isn’t a phone, and it isn’t a tablet: it’s a set of augmented reality glasses. Two sets of glasses, to

Razer Project Valerie hands-on: 3-screen gaming concept

The Razer Project Valerie laptop has three displays – and all three are really, truly dedicated to gaming. Each of these displays is connected to

2016 in review: The year in VR and AR – It’s been a hell of a year for virtual reality

Real VR has finally made it home – at least for people who have the money to afford a system. Augmented reality isn’t too far

The best VR headsets for iPhone users : Because iOS users can join the big VR party too

The VR headset revolution is underway and just because you own an iPhone rather than an Android smartphone doesn’t mean you can’t get involved. Apple

Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO Y910 Review : Gaming All-in-One Greatness

THE GOOD Excellent gaming and VR performance Crisp quad-HD display Upgradable design RealSense camera THE BAD No 4K display option VERDICT The Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO

Asus ROG G701VI Review

The Pros Beautiful silver, copper and orange design; 178-degree viewing angles; Strong gaming performance; Useful software The Cons Screen is dimmer than average; Speakers could

MSI VR One Review : True Wireless VR for Rich People

THE GOOD Lightweight, daring design Powerful graphics and overall performance Hot-swappable batteries Runs quiet THE BAD Expensive Still needs a monitor at times Can’t upgrade

The best VR headsets : The top virtual reality devices to go and buy now

Do you go Rift or PS VR or Vive or Daydream? We help you decide Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, Samsung Gear VR and the HTC

The Best VR-Ready Laptops

Virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive promise incredibly immersive experiences, including 360-degree games, apps and videos. But before you can

Oculus Touch review

PROS More comfortable to hold than Vive controllers Comes with free games Works in smaller play space than Vive CONS Steam VR support is ropey

Zotac Magnus EN1060 review

OUR VERDICT Are you short on places to put a PC, but not lacking in money required to buy one? If so, this miniature PC

HTC 10 Evo review

PROS Included USB-C headphones are good Water-resistant Android 7.0 Nougat CONS No headphone jack and no included dongle Uncomfortable design Expensive Unreliable camera Old CPU

Digital Storm Vanquish 5 Review

THE GOOD Strong gaming performance VR-ready Easy to upgrade Customizable lights THE BAD Larger than the competition VERDICT The Digital Storm Vanquish 5 is a

PlayStation VR v Samsung Gear VR : Is mobile or console VR best for you?

There’s a VR headset for everyone Low cost, high end virtual reality is finally at your fingertips, meaning the biggest problem you have now is

Microsoft Surface Book i7 (2016) review

THE GOOD: Improved speed, graphics and battery life in a similar, crisp design. Detachable tablet comes included, as does the Surface Pen. Has USB ports

Google Daydream View review

PROS Comfortable and compact Google’s wealth of content Fantastic remote Easy setup CONS Light leak and glare common Makes phones very hot Would like wider

Eyes on with Fove’s VR headset : Less virtual, more reality

It takes a few moments to adjust to Fove tracking the movement of your eyeballs, but when it “clicks” you understand just why Oculus’s Michael

Alienware 13 R3 OLED Review

Pros / Slimmer, sleeker chassis; Gorgeous OLED display; Super-comfortable keyboard; VR-ready Cons / Runs a bit hot; Short battery life Verdict / The Alienware 13

Smartphone supertest : Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Google Pixel vs OnePlus 3 vs Honor 8 vs Sony Xperia XZ

Can a £300/$450-odd Android phone really compare to the £720/$1,080 iPhone 7 Plus? There’s only one way to find out 2016 is almost in the

PlayStation VR vs Oculus Rift : What’s the difference?

2016 is almost certainly the year of virtual reality, with all three of the major headsets now out in the wild. Here we look at

And finally : Samsung gives us big hope for the Gear S4 and more

Welcome to another And finally, where we mop up all the rumours, murmurs and smaller stories of the week. Over the past seven days we’ve