Ever wanted to see what a processor would look like if you hand soldered lots of transistors? Well, someone has made one and called it "megaprocessor"... probably due to the fact that the total area of it is ~15 m2!
There's a little more information on the megeprocessor webpage: http://www.megaprocessor.com/
It features 256 Bytes of memory and was built by a single person (James). If you're interested in the architecture, you can see what happens internally thanks to a huge array of LEDs which indicate what is happening at each stage.
Amazon have designed their own grocery shopping experience where all you need to do is pick up items off the shelves and walk out the store - no check out lines, it's all automatic. It's called Amazon Go, and there is currently one store in Seattle, although it is only open to Amazon employees at the moment. Seeing is believing, so take a look:
Read more here.
Oculus are releasing their long-awaited Touch controllers this week, which are used in conjunction with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Until now the Rift could only be used with a regular XBox controller, so the new hardware will make a big difference for gamers. The Verge has been taking a look:
Read more here.
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Asus GeForce GTX 1080 ROG Strix Gaming A8G - Hexus
AMD Athlon X4 880K Processor - Legit Reviews
Crucial Ballistix Tactical 3000 MHz DDR4 (4x 8 GB) - Tech Power Up
Antec KUHLER H2O H1200 Pro AIO Liquid CPU Cooler - Nikk Tech
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ExpressVPN Virtual Private Network Router - Hardware Slave
Realforce RGB Keyboard - Lan OC
Cooler Master MasterPulse Pro - APH Networks
Audio / Visual:
SilverStone Ensemble Series EB03 and EB01-E Audio Amp DAC - Hardware Asylum
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Fierce PC BlackFire Apex - Vortez
Netflix announced today that users can now download content to watch offline - previously Amazon Prime Instant Video was the only subscription video service to allow users to do this. The feature has been made available to all users regardless of which plan they are on. So far only certain content can be downloaded, but according to Netflix this will be expanded as time goes on.
Read the full announcement here.