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The future of VR is Open — HDK2 review

Virtual Reality is the biggest new venture in computing with the long awaited release of consumer VR headsets last year. The big names in VR at the moment are the VIVE, Oculus RIFT and PlayStation VR. These consumer headsets are remarkably expensive for first generation tech and being an early adopter is a big gamble when the direction of VR may change dramatically in the next few years. Platform and exclusivity wars are an additional hinderance for VR with Oculus or PSVR the culprits so far. Not all is doom and gloom however as there is a OpenVR standard for VR development called OSVR. Open standards for VR development are what will make VR flourish as content is not restricted to a given headset. Here we review an alternative HMD that is not constrained to platform or modification rules, keep reading for the what, how and why you should be considering the OSVR HDK2!
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144 hz - High frame rate monitors are the new standard for PC gaming

I took the plunge with a monitor upgrade last week and have since released 60 hz monitors don’t cut it anymore.
Keep reading to discover the benefits of 144 hz monitors and why you should get one...
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This is why you should try the new Steam Controller

The Steam Controller is a bold departure from traditional game pads and has been the centre of fierce debate. There will however always be a market for gamepads as they are more convenient when playing in the lounge and more comfortable to use for particular games. PC gamers, keep on reading!
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Best accessories for the touchbar MacBook Pro with USB-C / Thunderbolt 3

The MacBook Pro 2016 has finally arrived! Although it has received it's fair share of criticism there is no denying that Apple's new machine is still the best laptop you can buy. Since using the new MacBook Pro with TouchBar I have to say I personally love it and find it very useful yet it certainly is not an essential feature. The move to USB-C is also a welcomed move as only Apple are willing to take the risk of dropping legacy ports for the adopting the new standard. Here I have compiled a top five accessories list to complement the new MacBook Pro 2016.
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Logic3 TopDrive - A cheap midrange wheel for Project Cars

With the release of Project Cars there has been a strong resurgence in interest for PC Steering Wheels. If you check out the Project Cars 'Beyond Reality' page you can check an extensive list of officially support wheels, these wheels however will easily set you back £150 - £450. The good news is Project Cars can support custom wheels as well which means you can actually choose any manufacturer. Keep reading for my review of the Logic3 TopDrive Wireless RF (3-in-1) Steering Wheel in Project Cars!
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Logitech C922 - 60fps webcam designed for streamers with background removal

A webcam is a pretty essential peripheral in a PC setup. From Skype calls to video recording or streaming on Twitch, a good quality webcam is worth buying as it can get daily use.

Logitech have released their brand new webcam, the C922, which is the successor to the highly regarded C920. The C922 comes with new features such as 1080p recording, the ability to record at 60 frames per second (fps) recording at 720p and there is an optional background removal green screen effect without having a green screen! The good news is that there are no hard PC requirements for using the C922, it is compatible with both Windows & Mac, the background removal is windows 7 or later only at present. The 60 fps recording makes a world of difference it may make streamers upgrade for that feature alone….
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Check out my PC gaming rig! (2016)

I have always been a PC gamer at heart, console ‘peasants’ will never know what they are missing.
Cheaper & more variety of games, mods, better graphics, higher refresh rates, and of course the mouse & keyboard. Check out my rig below.
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Hands on with the best iPhone 6S accessories of 2015

The iPhone 6S is here and, luckily for us, it is fully compatible with most accessories from the last year's iPhone 6. For new 6S owners it can be hard to decide which accessories are actually worth getting. Check out my best iPhone 6S accessories list below which I hope will help you in your search…
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Logitech G303 - All-purpose optical gaming mouse with 12K DPI & RGB lighting

The G303 Daedalus Apex is the flagship wired gaming mouse from Logitech G. The G303 specs are impressive with an optical sensor DPI range between 200 and 12K with a polling rate of 1000hz which puts it ahead of competitor mice including the Deathadder with 10K DPI. Keep reading for full review…
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Logitech Z533 Speakers & Bluetooth audio adapter

Thought I'd share my new speaker purchase which is an update to my PC setup. Have a look at my desk setup with the new Logitech Z533 speaker set & subwoofer…
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SteelSeries Siberia RAW Prism - An entry-level headset for PC gamers

The SteelSeries Raw Prism is an entry level gaming headset for PC, Mac & PS4, this is the first time SteelSeries have delved into the cheaper market for headsets, a hybrid of the iconic Prism & Siberia peripheral lines.

Keep reading for the full review…
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SteelSeries Stratus XL - A console quality MFI controller (iOS & Mac)

When the Made for iPhone (MFI) Program was released I had high expectations for gaming controllers coming to the market. After numerous rushed controllers were designed as a case for iPhone 5 only I felt there was no controller that cut it for me. An exciting new wireless controller by SteelSeries took my eye, a premium wireless controller for iPhone, iPad, iPod & Mac! I couldn't wait to try it out.
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The best AirPrint printers of 2015

If you are looking for the convenience of printing from an iPad or iPhone it is worth investing in an AirPrint enabled printer. Unfortunately many older printers do not work with iDevices without work around programs. An AirPrint printer requires not setup and means you can print without booting up a computer to relay the print!
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