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Intel teased a Core M-based Compute Stick back at IFA 2015, but it didn't have much information to share at the time. Now, at CES in Las Vegas, the company has taken the wraps of its brand-new dongle PCs. The new models are not only more powerful than the original product, but are also significantly more convenient.
SteelSeries' new wired gaming mouse offers something a little out of the ordinary, carrying a tiny OLED display designed to provide extra visual flair, easy profile switching, and more. The mouse also sports a tactile alerts feature and swappable components.
Razer has announced a new laptop at CES in Las Vegas, designed to invade both ultrabook and gaming PC territory. The laptop, known as the Razer Blade Stealth, can be purchased with an external desktop graphics solution, providing some potent, upgradable gaming horsepower.
Maingear's new All-in-One packs high-end desktop components into a attractive looking machine with an expansive, curved WQHD panel up front. It's a highly-customizable set up that's designed to provide the convenience of an All-in-One, without the compromises usually associated with the form factor.
Nvidia has announced the successor to last year's Drive PX in-car computer. The new model, known as the Drive PX 2, is liquid cooled and seriously powerful, sporting 12 CPU cores and 8 teraflops of processing power. It's designed to allow vehicles to accurately sense their surroundings and navigate autonomously.
Altec Lansing has unveiled a new set of earphones that are "truly wireless," meaning there are no cables in sight – not even between the two earbuds themselves. The Freedom earbuds, which have a lengthy battery life and waterproof design, are on show at CES this week in Las Vegas.
A new study led by researchers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and San Diego State University (SDSU) has examined the amount of methane gas escaping from the Arctic – a key component of global warming. The results go against conventional theory, finding that a much larger amount of the gas escapes during the Arctic winter than previously thought.
A team of University of Oxford researchers has developed easy-to-use software that's able to quickly predict which antibiotics will work for a patient by analyzing DNA from their infection. The program is currently being trialed in three UK hospitals.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has sent home the first images from its best-ever viewpoint around the dwarf planet Ceres, orbiting at an altitude of around 240 miles (385 km). The views include a chain of craters across the body's scarred surface, and two 3D snaps, viewable through red-blue glasses.
Researchers at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in South Africa have developed a new fuel, known as Coalgae. Made from a combination of algae and coal dust, the latter of which is a waste product, the fuel could have a significant positive impact on the environment.