Apple’s AR/VR headset isn’t just a prototype anymore, sources say | GeekComparison

enlarge † An augmented reality demo from Apple, using a smartphone instead of a headset. Apple’s mixed reality headset has moved past prototype stages and is on its way to production, according to a new report in DigiTimes that names component suppliers. DigiTimes claims that Apple has already conducted “second stage technical validation and testing … Read more

Logitech G413 SE mechanical keyboard review: Affordable, but not cheap enough | GeekComparison

enlarge † Logitech G413 SE mechanical keyboard. Sharon Harding Specifications at a glance: Logitech G413 SE Switches Long Hua Brown Tests PBT plastic Connectivity Options USB-A cable Backlight white Mate 13.98 × 5 × 1.43 inches(355×127×36.3mm) Weight 1.43 pounds (650 g) Guarantee 2 years Price (list price) $80 A common complaint about mechanical keyboards is … Read more

Companies selling fake reviews are a ‘tarnishing’ brand, Amazon says | GeekComparison

Getty Images After being urged by the media and government organizations for paid reviews on its site, Amazon is taking its fight against compensated reviews to court. On Tuesday, the company filed lawsuits against AppSally and Rebatest, companies that Amazon claims sell “fake” positive Amazon reviews. The claims: 5-star reviews for sale Amazon’s two lawsuits … Read more

Intel NUC 12 Extreme review: Alder Lake makes for an expensive, portable powerhouse | GeekComparison

enlarge † Intel’s NUC 12 Extreme kit. Andrew Cunningham Intel’s NUC Extreme mini PC kits are always hard to recommend. It’s true that they are considerably smaller than even the smallest mini ITX PC cases; it’s impossible to pack so much performance into less space when using general purpose PC components. But they’re also expensive, … Read more

Intel NUC 12 Extreme review: Alder Lake makes for an expensive, portable powerhouse | GeekComparison

enlarge † Intel’s NUC 12 Extreme kit. Andrew Cunningham Intel’s NUC Extreme mini PC kits are always hard to recommend. It’s true that they are considerably smaller than even the smallest mini ITX PC cases; it’s impossible to pack so much performance into less space when using general purpose PC components. But they’re also expensive, … Read more

All-new touch-friendly taskbar comes to the latest Windows 11 preview | GeekComparison

enlarge † Touchscreen devices like the Surface will take advantage of some of the new features in the latest Windows 11 preview builds. Andrew Cunningham Microsoft went all-in on a tablet-centered touchscreen interface with Windows 8, and the company has spent just about every major Windows release since then slowly backing out of that decision. … Read more