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A New Technique Makes GPS Accurate To A Centimetre

GPS is an utterly pervasive and wonderful technology, but it’s increasingly not accurate enough for modern demands. Now a team of researchers can make it accurate right down to a centimetre.

This Aussie Far Cry Primal Case Mod Is Just Insane

Case mods can be pretty cool even when they’re quite basic — you know, some nicely routed cables and a custom water-cooling reservoir. But when you go all out, you can make something amazing — and that’s exactly what this Aussie case mod, built to promote the new Far Cry game, is all about. On the outside it’s little more than a bit of spray paint and stenciling, but take off the side and it hardly resembles a PC at all.

Gabe Newell Turns Into Santa, Gives Out HTC Vives

Video: Gabe Newell is a nice guy. We already know that from reading Portal 2: The Final Hours, a story in which described Newell’s response to a chronically sick employee offering to resign: “Your job is to get better. That is your job description at Valve.” The company, too, is infamous for the freedom it gives its employees to work on special projects. GabeN has completed his metamorphosis from good boss to Santa, though, giving out HTC Vive VR headsets to developers like they’re Christmas presents.

If Artificial Intelligence Kills Us All, I'm Blaming Android Founder Andy Rubin

Andy Rubin is best known as the creator of Android. But in 2014, he left that all behind to create his own startup called Playground, a company focused on financially backing futuristic ideas that will shape our world — hopefully for the better.

All The News You Missed Overnight: The Rubik's Robots Are Getting Faster

Good morning! It’s a busy world out there. All The News You Missed Overnight gives you a guide to everything techy that happened while you were sleeping.

In Just 0.887 Seconds Another Machine Has Already Shattered The Rubik's Cube World Record

Video: In early February, Jay Flatland and Paul Rose’s Rubik’s Cube-solving machine set a new world record with an astonishing time of just 0.9 seconds. But just two days before that happened, a new contender, Adam Beer’s Sub1, managed to solve a cube in just 0.887 seconds.

Under The Hood: This Week In PC, Component And Software News

Thinking of building a new gaming PC? Struggling with whatever random error your desktop is throwing up this week? Under The Hood gives you a quick and concise run-down of the most important things that happened to the PC master race in the last seven days.

Save Websites On Your Kindle To Catch Up On Reading

As entertaining as the internet can be, who has time to read all of it? Even employing the services of a read-it-later app such as Instapaper or Pocket can make catching up on articles difficult. What you need is a dedicated reading device, free from social media pings, email alerts, and other distractions — and that’s where Amazon’s Kindle comes in.

You Can Now Stream Torrents From The Pirate Bay In Your Browser

Despite a stormy ride, The Pirate Bay is still alive and well. And now it has an intriguing new feature: you can stream the torrents it indexes right there in your browser.

Keep A Local File Backup Daily With Bvckup 2

Sometimes, you don’t want a complicated full system backup, or a cloud service storing your files where someone else might be able to access them. If you just have a couple of folders of important files that you want to regularly and safely duplicate, then Bvckup 2 is the piece of software that you need, with no unnecessary frills.

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