Microsoft announces new VR motion controllers
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Arriving with Windows Mixed Reality headsets later this fall


Yesterday,  during the second day of its annual Build conference, Microsoft announced a set of motion controllers for its Windows Mixed Reality headsets, due for release later this fall. The controllers are fully tracked by internal sensors instead of external cameras and markers.

Microsoft previews next major Windows 10 release
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Big focus on “connection,” making other devices "great" again

During its annual Build conference in Seattle this week, Microsoft announced what it believes is the next milestone in its Windows 10 operating system that fills in some of the pieces missed in the Creators Update it released in late March.

HTC reports eighth quarterly loss in Q1 2017
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Lowest quarterly revenue in over a year

HTC, the original equipment manufacturer that designs its own mobile devices and Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, has announced net losses of $66.12 million for the first quarter of 2017. The company’s latest financials are the latest in a series - it's had eight consecutive losses over the past two years.

TSMC lands chip orders for 12nm process
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Nvidia, MediaTek, Silicon Motion and HiSilicon for now

TSMC has just landed several chip orders for its 12-nanometer half-node process, a smaller version of its existing 16nm FinFET technology that will allow it to compete against Samsung and GlobalFoundries at a lower cost than its existing lineup.

Kanex announces GoPower stand for Apple Watch
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Tilted magnetic charging with additional USB port


On Tuesday, Kanex announced the GoPower Watch Stand for the Apple Watch and iPhone, a two-in-one charging stand for both of the latest fruit-themed gadgets that integrates a magnetic charger and an additional USB port for simultaneous charging.

Fractal Design unveils new Celsius series AiO coolers
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The Celsius S24 and Celsius S36

Fractal Design has announced the new Celsius series of all-in-one (AiO) liquid CPU coolers that will be available in two models, Celsius S24 and Celsius S36.

Samsung issues Galaxy S8 and S8+ battery pack
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5,100mAh battery

Samsung has launched a 5,100mAh battery pack for the Galaxy S8 and S8+

EVGA gives free Unigine Superposition Advanced benchmark
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To Elite members with Geforce 10-series

EVGA has announced that it will be giving away a free copy of Unigine's new Superposition Advanced Edition benchmark to its Elite members.

Intel worried about McAfee’s phone
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It insists it owns his name

Intel is fuming that MGT Capital Investments went ahead with the announcement of the “John McAfee Privacy Phone” when it previously said that it did not plan to launch products and services under the McAfee mark.

How Macon’s IT crowd saw off the Russian hackers
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Russian bear falls for honeypot easter egg


A last-minute attempt by Russian hackers to overturn the French election in favour of Tsar Putin’s favourite destabilising candidate came unstuck with some good IT management.