Mad Catz announces more confusingly named gaming mice

The proper collective noun to use to describe a group of rats is — according to most dictionaries — a “mischief,” a fact that will certainly be useful in describing the latest refreshes to Mad Catz’s RAT line of gaming mice. The quite frankly dangerous-looking RAT line of gaming mice was announced …

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No Man’s Sky travel diary, day three: a very bad day in space

No Man’s Sky is an almost impossibly huge game, an entire virtual universe filled with 18 quintillion planets, each one different from the next thanks to the powers of procedural generation. Instead of a typical review, for the next week I’m going to be writing daily dispatches from No Man’s …

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First Click: I like the Olympics better without announcers

Probably like you, I’ve been watching quite a lot of the Olympics. Possibly unlike you, I’ve been watching very little on my TV. Why would I, when an app from NHK — Japan’s public broadcaster — is giving me such a better experience? What the NHK app, and other regional …

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Yamaha's new entry-level YAS-106 sound bar costs $200

A sound bar is a great and straightforward way to boost your TV’s audio quality, and Yamaha has just released its latest entry-level device. The $200 YAS-106 is the upgrade to the YAS-105, and adds support for 4K and HD audio (via HDMI) which should make for better sound quality than …

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3D Printed Pizza Coming to Theme Parks

Get ready for a new type of pizza party. A 3D printer originally designed to feed NASA’s astronauts on their missions to Mars is now being built to make pizza for hungry fans at sports stadiums. Tech celebrity and engineer Anjan Contractor launched BeeHex in 2015 with a mission to …

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US government set to open the door for more medical marijuana research

The US government will announce a new policy today allowing more research into the medical uses of marijuana, report Reuters and The New York Times. Licenses will be given to a number of universities to cultivate the plant for research purposes. Previously, only one institution — the University of Mississippi — has …

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