ASRock X99 Taichi Motherboard - Kit Guru
Gigabyte GTX 1070 Xtreme Gaming 8 GB - Tech Power Up
Antec KUHLER H2O H600 Pro AIO Liquid CPU Cooler - Nikk Tech
Lian Li PC-Q37 Mini-ITX Chassis - eTeknix
Samsung 960 PRO RAID - Vortez
Samsung 960 Pro M.2 NVMe SSD - The SSD Review
SilverStone SX700-LPT 700W Power Supply - APH Networks
SteelSeries Rival 500 MOBA/MMO Gaming Mouse - Legit Reviews
Tt eSPORTS Ventus R Gaming Mouse - Benchmark Reviews
Corsair M65 Pro RGB Mouse and MM800 RGB Polaris Mouse Pad - Mad Shrimps
HyperX CloudX Pro Gaming Headset - Big Bruin
Asus ROG G752 - Hot Hardware
QNAP TS-451+ - Lan OC
Google Pixel XL - Tech Spot
NVIDIA has today announced two new additions to their Pascal-based GPU range - the GeForce GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti. Prices for the 1050 will start at $109 and it will be launched on or before 8 November 2016, and the 1050 Ti is expected to retail for $139 and will be released on 25 October 2016.
Read the full announcement here, and check out the specifications here.
Laptops / PCs:
Gigabyte P57X v6 GTX 1070 Gaming Laptop - eTeknix
Fierce PC Dragon Shield - Vortez
Gigabyte Brix Gaming UHD (GB-BNi7HG4-950) - Hexus
Gigabyte GTX 1060 Xtreme Gaming 6GB Video Card - Hardware Asylum
Thermaltake Toughpower SFX 600W Power Supply Unit - Nikk Tech
WD Blue SSD (1TB) - The SSD Review
WD Blue 1TB SSD - Legit Reviews
Seagate 8TB Backup Plus Hub - Big Bruin
Roccat Skeltr Smart RGB Gaming Keyboard - Kit Guru
Kworld S25 Elite Mobile Gaming Earphones - Benchmark Reviews
The Best PC Speakers - Tech Spot
Raijintek Styx Case - Modders Inc
A biologist in Japan by the name of Joji Yamaguchi has developed a harness for dogs which measures their heart rate and visualises the emotion they are feeling by way of a coloured light. The device, named Inupathy, has been tested on over 30 dogs so far, and BBC Click has been to meet the creator of Inupathy:
The company is currently seeking funding through IndieGoGo, and you can view more about the device here:
Microsoft has announced that their highly-anticipated augmented reality headset, the HoloLens, is now available for pre-order in the UK, France, Germany and Ireland. However so far only businesses and developers can place an order, so it may be a while before consumers are able to get their hands on the device. The headset costs £2,719 for the developers edition, and a whopping £4,529 for the commercial suite edition... it's too early to tell how much the headset would cost if made available to consumers, but it's safe to say that you had probably start counting your pennies if you're interested in buying one.
The headset differs from devices such as the HTC Vive and PlayStation VR due to the fact that it is augmented reality rather than virtual reality. Wired reports:
Read more about it here.
The first public test of a driverless car has taken place in the UK, although they did not venture on to roads. BBC News reports:
The software powering the vehicle was developed by Oxford University, and it uses both lidar (radar powered by lasers) plus cameras to navigate its way around obstacles. The UK government has made changes to the law to allow driverless cars to be used on the roads as early as 2020, and further tests will be carried out in Bristol and London, so watch this space.