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Gamevice review: A good iPhone game controller, but not for Fortnite

You need to press hard to use the Gamevice's trigger buttons, and that's of little use in frantic gaming battles.

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The 5 iPhone and iPad games you need to play from January 2019

From 'Tacticool' to 'Roterra,' January's games can whisk you off to a winter wonderland.

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ESPN+ Free Trial: Get Amped Up For The Big Game With Exclusive Content

With an extensive library of on-demand football documentaries, and new original content featuring big names like Peyton Manning, ESPN+ will get you ready for the big game -- available on Apple TV, Roku and the rest.

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Apple’s gaming subscription service has tough challenges ahead of it

Can Apple create a game subscription service that will attract game developers with a steady revenue stream?

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HTC reveals two new VR headsets, the untethered Vive Cosmos and gaze-tracking Vive Pro Eye

Only the HTC Vive Cosmos seems worth your attention, though.

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The best iPhone and iPad games of 2018

From the action of 'Fortnite' to the art of 'Donut County,' it was a good year for iOS gaming.

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Razer Phone 2 review: Still the best gaming phone

The Razer Phone 2 is a gaming powerhouse that loses some of its charm in the upgrades.

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Epic Games cuts the once-loved 'Infinity Blade' series from the App Store

The Infinity Blade series was a key part of Apple's early iPhone presentations, and it will be missed.

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The 10 iPhone and iPad games you need to play from October and November 2018

From the charm of Stardew Valley to the strategy of Civilization VI, there's something here for everyone.

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Cyber Monday 2018: All the best tech deals at Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Newegg, and more

Cyber Monday may not rival Black Friday, but you can still score some sweet deals on laptops, PC components, TVs, streaming devices, and more.

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Black Friday 2018: All of the best tech deals at Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Newegg, and more

Our comprehensive list of the juiciest Black Friday tech bargains will make your shopping simple, easy, and cheap.

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HTC Vive Focus hands-on impressions: No-PC, no-wires VR at a too-steep price

The Vive Focus is coming stateside with a $599 price tag, and that's too much for what HTC's offering.

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HTC's standalone Vive Focus VR headset is coming to the U.S. for $600

HTC's no-PC-needed Vive Focus headset is coming stateside after a Chinese debut, but it costs $200 more than the rival Oculus Quest.

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Oculus Quest impressions: This no-hassle wireless VR headset could be a breakout hit

The Oculus Quest offers true standalone wireless VR, complete with handtracking that actually works. Most of the time.

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The $399 Oculus Quest is a premium VR headset with no wires—and no PC required

The $399 Oculus Connect VR headset will break free of PCs this spring.

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Yes, Pokémon Go works for weight loss, but don’t get too caught up in catching ‘em all

Pokémon Go all but explicitly encourages exercise, but it can also slow you down.

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TimeRide VR offers Gamescom visitors a fascinating virtual tour of Cologne's imperial age

TimeRide VR's tour of prewar Cologne drives home how effective the medium can be in educational circumstances.

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How next-gen motion capture will supercharge VR arcades

Motion capture has long been integral to visual effects in blockbuster films and videogames. But now a new mo-cap system from Vicon is heading to virtual reality arcades.

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