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Nanotube Revelation Improves Batteries to 10,000 Charges, 20 Year Lifespan

Posted on October 16, 2014 10:15 AM by Brandon Mietzner

What is it that holds you back from going wireless? If you said it is the rechargeable battery’s inability to handle multiple charges and to charge quickly, then your revolution is just around the corner. Earlier this week, scientists at Nanyang Technology University (NTU) developed a new way to use one of the smallest technologies, nanotubes, […]

Google Lets ‘Lollipop’ Loose, Let’s Have a Lick

Posted on October 16, 2014 8:30 AM by Rob Williams
Android Lollipop Main Screen

The upcoming release of the Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet doesn’t just signify the release of Google’s latest flagships, it also signifies the first major (as per version numbering, at least) Android OS release in three years. Called Lollipop, Android 5.0 brings a lot of sugary goodness to the table, and ultimately becomes Google’s […]

Help Beta Test GOG Galaxy, Get a Free Copy of Alien vs. Predator (2000)

Posted on October 15, 2014 4:03 PM by Rob Williams
Aliens versus Predator 1999 Game Box Art

One of the best ways to get people to help beta test a new product or service is to bribe them, and GOG understands this well. With its Galaxy multiplayer service set to launch in the near-future, the company’s decided to give anyone willing to help test it out a free copy of the 2000 classic […]

Google Announces Android 5.0 Lollipop-equipped Nexus 6 Smartphone & Nexus 9 Tablet

Posted on October 15, 2014 2:50 PM by Rob Williams
Google Nexus 6

A mere day before an anticipated Apple event, Google’s taken the veil off of its much talked-about Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet. If memory serves me correctly, this is the first time that Google’s announced a phone and a tablet on the same day, but I’d say it’s a good move since the rumormill surrounding […]

Steam Kicks-off Biggest ‘Free Weekend’ Ever, Gives You 10 Games To Play

Posted on October 15, 2014 1:17 PM by Rob Williams

Valve sends note that it’s going to be launching the biggest “Free Weekend” in Steam’s history tomorrow. While most free weekends include two (and sometimes more) titles, this one includes ten. These include: Awesomenauts, Blade Symphony, Company of Heroes 2, Don’t Starve, Grid 2, Injustice, Killing Floor, PAYDAY 2, Trine 2, and XCOM: Enemy Unknown. […]

Latest Humble Bundle Sponsored By Mozilla, Lets You Play Games In Your Browser

Posted on October 15, 2014 10:30 AM by Rob Williams
Humble Bundle Logo

It takes a special Humble Bundle to catch my attention nowadays, and the latest one has certainly done that. With the promise of being able to test-drive the games on offer right inside of your browser, it’s a hard treat to ignore – after all, browser games truly worth your time don’t come along too […]

Giveaway: NVIDIA and Techgage Team Up To Give You Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!

Posted on October 15, 2014 9:00 AM by Techgage Staff
Borderlands Pre-Sequel Logo

CONTEST HAS ENDED! The winners are: Marco Ribeiro Anthony Castro TyTerror Milton Tso Kevin We’ll be contacting each winner via the email address that their Disqus is associated with – so if you’re on this list, keep an eye out. Sorry to those who didn’t make it, but rest-assured we have more competitions en route! […]

SilverStone Fortress FT05 Mid-Tower Chassis Review

Posted on October 15, 2014 7:00 AM by Techgage Staff
SilverStone Fortress FT05 Chassis

After having gone 3 years without looking at a SilverStone chassis, we’re back with a look at the company’s latest, the mid-tower Fortress FT05. Can it deliver on the promises of big cooling and big flexibility while retaining as small a footprint as possible? It’s time to man the fort and find out. While it’s […]

A Look at Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition

Posted on October 13, 2014 1:40 PM by Rob Williams
Sleeping Dogs Definitive Edition Logo

When the Definitive Edition of Sleeping Dogs was first announced, it seemed like it was going to be a console-exclusive. That’s something I believed all the way up until last week, when I visited the Steam store and happened to see it listed front and center. Being a big fan of the game, I couldn’t […]

In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream – Alien: Isolation Review

Posted on October 13, 2014 7:00 AM by Techgage Staff
Alien Isolation Logo

After so many forgettable and atrocious adaptations of such an iconic franchise, Alien: Isolation lands itself in a difficult position. After the bitter taste left by Colonial Marines, faith in the series is at an all-time low. Will developer Creative Assembly finally bring us something that can live up to the name, Alien? The Alien […]

ICY DOCK – We Look at a Potpourri of Storage Solutions

Posted on October 10, 2014 7:00 AM by Techgage Staff

It has been quite some time since we have looked to see what ICY DOCK has been up to. This is a company that established its reputation by making some very good hard drive accessories through the years. In this article we are going to take a look at several offerings from the company – […]

Shadow of Mordor Keeps its Eye on the Prize by Paying for Positive YouTube Videos

Posted on October 9, 2014 9:00 AM by Brandon Mietzner
YouTube Logo

What do you expect from a gaming review? Honesty? Objective opinion? Transparency? Something else? Whatever it is, I don’t think that list will likely include the writers lying about the game they’re reviewing, ultimately telling you that you should purchase it even if they don’t truly feel that way. If you’re someone who frequents YouTube channels and thinks […]

Tall, Dark, and Handsome – Corsair Graphite 730T Full-Tower Chassis Review

Posted on October 8, 2014 7:00 AM by Techgage Staff
Corsair Graphite 730T Chassis - Angle

PC chassis really aren’t that complicated, but it’s so hard to design THE perfect one. It’s really all about the details. In the relatively brief time Corsair’s been selling them, the company has gotten those details right more often than not. Will this trend continue with the Graphite 730T? Read on to find out. PC […]

A Look at Adobe’s Creative Cloud Fall 2014 Update

Posted on October 6, 2014 9:00 AM by Techgage Staff
Adobe Creative Cloud Square Logo

Adobe’s last major update to its Creative Cloud platform might have dropped just a couple of months ago, but as is now obvious, the company didn’t want to take longer than it had to, to get another out the door. Despite the short timeframe, there’s a lot of cool stuff in this update (especially if […]

VMware’s Workstation 11 & Player Pro 7 to be Released in December

Posted on October 6, 2014 8:00 AM by Rob Williams
VMware Workstation 11 Box Arat

VMware has announced that the next versions of Workstation (11) and Player Pro (7) will drop this December, and by all appearances, there’s enough meat in both of them to warrant an upgrade. As always, VMware has put considerable focus into improving performance in these new versions, but this time around, it’s taken things a […]

New Steam Curator Rules: Participants Must Disclose If They Were Paid

Posted on October 3, 2014 2:30 PM by Brandon Mietzner
Steam Logo

All hail the PC Master Race! Our benevolent masters at Valve have, probably, had enough of #Gamergate and the lack of trust generated between the reader and reviewer. This point of contention puts Valve’s new Curator system into a sticky wicket when Valve isn’t the one making the recommendations. What is a Curator you say? […]

Asterion: Lamborghini’s First Gas-Electric Hybrid Debuts in Paris

Posted on October 3, 2014 1:30 PM by J.D. Kane
Lamborghini Asterion

Porsche has its 918 Spyder. Ferrari has its LaFerrari. Now, at the Paris Motor Show, Lamborghini has teased its first hybrid supercar, the Asterion. At this point, the Asterion – known formally as the Asterion LPI 910-4 – is a mere concept car. It is unknown if it will ever be put to production. The […]

Honda + NVIDIA = Honda Connect (World’s First Tegra-based Automotive Infotainment System)

Posted on October 2, 2014 3:30 PM by J.D. Kane
NVIDIA Tegra K1 Chip Shot

Honda and NVIDIA are two names that don’t need any big introductions, as both are leaders in their own worlds. However, the two industry giants announced a new partnership, as well as the birth of Honda Connect. Honda Connect is the world’s first Tegra-based full automotive infotainment system. Predictably, Honda Connect runs Android. The first […]

Linux Gets Some Borderlands Treatment: 2 Available Now, Pre-Sequel Available At Launch

Posted on October 1, 2014 1:45 PM by Rob Williams
Borderlands 2 Under Linux - Moxxi Bar

It’s been rumored for some time that Borderlands 2 was going to be getting some Linux treatment, but with the looming release of Pre-Sequel, due out on October 14, it seemed like we wouldn’t be getting it in time. Well, any Linux fan who hit Steam’s main page up last night was in for a […]

Microsoft’s Next Windows OS is a Total 10

Posted on September 30, 2014 2:30 PM by Rob Williams
Microsoft Windows 10 Logo

Ahem. Microsoft Windows 1, 2, 3, 95, 98, ME, XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10. Yup – that sounds about right. At a press event held in San Francisco this morning, Microsoft took the veil off of the OS that’s set out to make us forget all about the debacle known as Windows 8. Despite […]

ROCCAT’s Tyon Freshens Up the Gaming Mouse Market with Unique Features

Posted on September 30, 2014 11:00 AM by Ryan Perry
ROCCAT Tyon Gaming Mouse - Top

It’s time to buckle up for another gaming mouse release, but this one is far from ordinary. Today, ROCCAT has announced that it’s begun shipping its Tyon gaming mouse. From the top, the Tyon has the X-Celerator thumb paddle, which is a two-way analog stick that allows for control over various functions such as throttle, […]

GeForce Garage Presents: Bending Copper Pipes for PC Water Cooling

Posted on September 30, 2014 10:00 AM by J.D. Kane
NVIDIA Copper Water Cooling Loop

If you’re a water cooling enthusiast (and perhaps even if you’re not), you’re probably aware that, for the longest time, coolant has circulated from the reservoir to the water pump to the water block(s) via flexible tubing (usually made out of PVC). Recently, though, there has been a bit of a revolution in the field. […]

SteelSeries Set To Heat Up Its Siberia Headset Lineup

Posted on September 30, 2014 8:30 AM by Ryan Perry
SteelSeries 2014 Siberia Headset Lineup

Today SteelSeries is refreshing its popular Siberia series of headsets with models that cover the entire price spectrum. Yes folks, it’s audio for the masses! Up first is the entry-level Siberia RAW Prism, which is set to weigh in at $59.99 US. It promises superb audio, 16.8 million colour options to illuminate a ring on […]

Samsung to Launch $430 27-inch Curved LED Monitor on October 1st

Posted on September 29, 2014 2:30 PM by Rob Williams

I’m not sure how many of you have been waiting for curved desktop monitors to come along, but if you have been, Samsung has a great-looking option set to hit the market in just a couple of days. It’s called the SD590C, is 27 inches, features a 1080p resolution, and is set to cost $430 […]

Thermaltake to Soon Launch ‘Pacific’ DIY Water Cooling Kit?

Posted on September 29, 2014 11:00 AM by Rob Williams
Thermaltake DIY Water Cooling Kit 03

At Computex in June, Thermaltake revealed its plans to bring do-it-yourself water cooling kits to market, under the “Pacific” name. We haven’t heard much about it since then, but this past weekend, the company’s main man marketing manager Shannon Robb posted a couple of teaser pics to his Facebook. I am not sure about you, […]

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