Non-profit aims to preserve the hidden history of video games

imageIt's relatively easy for developers to preserve classic video games through emulators, museums, remasters and retro consoles. But what about the culture that surrounded it, such as ads, boxes, magazines and gamers' own experiences? That's where the n…

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We’re live from GDC 2017 in San Francisco!

imageThe 2017 Game Developers Conference is happening this week in San Francisco, and we're here to keep you up to date on all the latest news from the event. Like last year, companies such as HTC and Oculus will probably share new virtual reality develop…

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Ben Heck makes a Zelda lamp by upcycling laptop screens

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Humans by nature can be a little bit wasteful. Recycling helps, of course, but some things are too good to throw away. That's where upcycling comes in. Karen has the idea to repurpose laptop screens to create a Legend of Zelda-inspired lamp. Howe…

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Watch BlackBerry’s KEYone event in under 5 minutes

imageLast night here in Barcelona, BlackBerry announced all of the details about its KEYone handset at an hour-long event. Since you likely don't want to spend around 60 minutes rehashing the important info about the device, we've done the hard work for y…

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Get your LG MWC 2017 liveblog here

imageComing to you live from Barcelona, we're delivering coverage of the LG MWC 2017 press event. Keep it locked here for all the news as it's announced at 12:00PM CET (6:00AM ET). We're expecting to finally meet the much-teased G6 in an official capacity…

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Valve promises more realistic audio for VR

imageMost of the effort in improving virtual reality focuses on the visuals. But what about audio — isn't it jarring to hear sound that clearly doesn't mirror the world you're in? Valve thinks it can fix that. It just released a Steam Audio kit that l…

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Draft 5G specs lay the groundwork for a real standard

imageWith all the hype around early 5G launches and tests, there's one glaring problem: the telecom industry hasn't really defined what 5G is. However, the super-fast wireless is starting to take shape. The International Telecommunication Union has publ…

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Our first look at the Nintendo Switch and ‘Breath of the Wild’

imageThe Nintendo Switch is finally here, along with its most anticipated launch title, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. We're still putting the new console through its paces, but we've put together a quick preview of the hardware and game to tide…

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Apple, other tech giants will support transgender student’s case

imageSeveral tech titans plan to sign an amicus (friend of the court) brief in support of a 17-year-old transgender student's fight in court, according to Axios. Apple, Microsoft, IBM, PayPal, eBay, Airbnb, Box, Yelp, GitHub, Salesforce, Slack and Tumblr…

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The NBA hopes VR will expand its audience

imageThis year's NBA All-Star Weekend wasn't just about the iconic Slam Dunk Contest or the riveting game between the best players from the Eastern and Western conferences. Yes, these were certainly the main attractions for attendees and viewers at home,…

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