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Facebook goes virtual reality

Facebook is taking its 1.8 billion users to the next frontier in social networking; Virtual Reality. The company earlier today announced Facebook Spaces, a new platform that lets users hang out with friends in a virtual world with the aid of VR headsets. Users plugged into Facebook Spaces become cartoon avatars...

The quest for the best business laptop deals

We've recently hired a graphic designer at my company because having artwork done internally is much more efficient and gives me more control than over an agency. So being the “IT guy” I have to take care of his computer needs. My colleague had an...

Direct Sound EX-29: Studio-level ‘passive’ noise cancellers

When you want to mute the world, you put on a pair of headphones. The most effective are the noise-cancelling ones, and they come in two configurations; active and passive. I've always prefered active noise-cancelling headphones because I like how their built-in Active Noise Control (ANC) tech do their magic....

Microsoft terminates Vista to make way for the future

Hasta la Vista, baby! Microsoft pulled the plug on Windows Vista support effective yesterday. If you happen to be stuck with this decade-old operating system, Microsoft insists that you upgrade, as the company will no longer provide security patches for it. And don't just update the OS,...

The Meizu M5s is a huge bargain right now

Budget phone alert – I am seeing some promotions on Meizu smartphones that range from B$130 to B$180 in town lately. Among the choices are the Meizu M3 Note, M5, M5s and M5 Note. The M5 Note is the most expensive at B$180, but may...

With DeX, Samsung paves way for PC phone future

Your smartphone is your pocket computer. So why not use it like an actual computer? That's exactly what Samsung hopes to see from its users with its latest flagship, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, and its DeX Station. The DeX is a US$150 docking accessory that lets...