Technology 

Vive Tracker review – CNET

In VR, anything can be anything. Your game controller can turn into a gun, an arm or a bubble-blowing space machine. So, what’s the point of wielding a realistic-looking gun or ping-pong paddle in real life? I’m not sure I have a good answer to that question. Nevertheless, HTC’s Vive Tracker, a little trackable set of wireless pucks for VR if you already own an HTC Vive, aim to do exactly that. Vive Tracker costs $99 (£100, AU$169) or it comes in a few US bundles with an accessory (a…

Read More
Technology 

Razer Cynosa Chroma Release Date, Price and Specs – CNET

This stylish keyboard can be enjoyed by anyone, gamer or not. Ian Knighton/CNET Razer‘s tagline may be “For gamers. By gamers,”  but it has a growing list of products you don’t need to be a gamer to appreciate. First was the Razer Blade Stealth ($1,449.99 at Amazon.com), an ultrathin laptop to compete with the MacBooks ($1,239.00 at Amazon.com) of the world. Now there’s the Razer Cynosa Chroma. The Cynosa is technically a gaming keyboard, but its three best features have little to do with gaming: Spill resistance, how it looks and what…

Read More
Entertainment 

Nintendo Switch deals – GAME, Tesco Direct and Amazon console bundles, money saving prices

Nintendo Switch is arguably the must-have gaming gadget of 2017, and if you want to buy one ahead of Christmas Express.co.uk has got you covered. We’ve rounded up the best Nintendo Switch deals, with the prices GAME, Tesco Direct and Amazon are offering for the hit hybrid console. If you’re wondering what Nintendo Switch games to pick up with your new console, check out our handy guide to the system’s best titles. The Nintendo Switch is home to the two best reviewed games of the year – Super Mario Odyssey…

Read More
Technology 

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ has low initial audience scores – CNET

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Well, this is a surprise. Disney Is there a Russian force behind this? I know it’s hard to believe many things you see online these days, but a quick drift to the Rotten Tomatoes audience ratings for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” reveals a stunning number.  A mere 57 percent of the more than 83,000 audience reviewers said they liked it. Without offering spoilers, some pointed to what they saw as misplaced humoristic shtick.  Some…

Read More
Technology 

Sen. Brian Schatz: Net neutrality isn’t dead – CNET

Democrats on Capitol Hill say they aren’t giving up on their fight to preserve Obama-era net neutrality rules, which were eliminated Thursday by Republicans in the FCC. U.S. Sens. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Brian Schatz of Hawaii are leading more than a dozen senators to introduce a Congressional Review Act resolution aimed at undoing the FCC’s actions and fully restoring net neutrality rules. Democratic Senate leader Charles Schumer of New York signed on to the effort Friday. US Sen. Brian Schatz, a Democrat from Hawaii, says his party is…

Read More
Entertainment 

Star Wars Last Jedi: WORST Rotten Tomatoes audience score of saga – Justice League BETTER

The new Star Wars movie was met with overwhelmingly positive reviews from the critics earlier this week. At 93% certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, The Last Jedi is just 1% below The Empire Strikes Back – the best reviewed of the saga. However in a shock turn of events, while the critics loved it, audience backlash has been massive. The Last Jedi currently holds the worst Rotten Tomatoes audience score of the franchise, with just 56% saying they liked it. Even more awkwardly, The Last Jedi’s audience score is below…

Read More
Gaming 

What to play this weekend: Okami HD, PUBG and Oddworld – CNET

Okami HD makes an already beautiful game look even better. Capcom I don’t know about you, but I’ve been looking forward to this weekend all year long — but not for the release of a new video game. I’ve been looking forward to Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Its one of the few fandoms I have that I can share with my parents. It’s also a huge part of my history as a gamer. My first online shooter? Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II. My first arcade flight sim? Star Wars:…

Read More
Technology 

Linksys WRT32X AC3200 dual-band Wi-Fi gaming router review – CNET

Is a router really going to make your champion in League of Legends kick more butt? Probably not, but the Linksys WRT32X does give you an edge over gamers whose routers often lag behind due to their network traffic. With its Killer Prioritization Engine (KPE), the WRT32X can help you make sure anyone streaming Netflix in the other room doesn’t increase your ping. For $300 (about £225 in the UK or AU$390), this Linksys AC3200-class dual-band router is in line with other gaming routers and works great with gaming PCs….

Read More
Technology 

Roku Streaming Stick 2017 review – CNET

These days just about every TV above 49 inches or $300 has 4K resolution and probably high dynamic range too, so if you’re buying a streaming device for a newer TV, chances are you want one that does that stuff. My favorite this year is the $70 Roku Streaming Stick Plus.  But let’s say you don’t care about 4K streaming or HDR. Maybe you want to connect that new streamer to an older or smaller TV. Or maybe $70 is just too expensive for 4K’s admittedly minor boost in video quality. Or…

Read More