Adobe will reportedly stop making the once-popular Flash plugin in 2020, thanks to the combined efforts of major browsers to block this plugin by default, thanks to the number of vulnerabilities over the years. It was once a huge leap in web technology, but it is long past its best:

Read more at the Verge:
https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/25/16026236/adobe-flash-end-of-support-2020
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Tech Report take a look at the HyperX Alloy Elite - a minimalist gaming keyboard that comes with mechanical MX Blue, Brown or Red keys:

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Read the review here:
http://techreport.com/review/32236/hyperx-alloy-elite-mechanical-gaming-keyboard-reviewed
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CNET report that Apple is working on a 3D laser based augmented reality system for the iPhone 8:

Read more here:
https://www.cnet.com/uk/news/iphone-8-ar-3d-laser-rumor/
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Oculus have dropped the price of the Rift VR headset to $399/£399 - a phenomenal drop compared to just a few months ago. Does this mean there is a new version coming out soon, or do sales need a boost? Ars Technica take a look:

Read the rest here:
https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2017...for-second-time-this-year-now-399-with-touch/
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The popular image hosting site Photobucket has suddenly disabled the ability to link to images from other websites - having a huge impact on forums, ebay listings and websites that have used this service for many years. It now costs a whopping $399 to enable this previously free service:

Read more at the BBC:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40492668
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The EU have slapped Google with a €2.4 Billion fine for allegedly manipulating search results in favour of the search engine giant. It now has 90 days to comply with the ruling to give equal treatment to competing services within its search results:

Read move at The Verge:
https://www.theverge.com/2017/6/28/15885368/google-eu-antitrust-fine-search-impact
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GI have a great roundup of all of the industry gaming launch dates from E3 2017 in a single list - worth a read to see what is coming in the next year or two:

Read the list here:
http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2017-06-23-e3-2017-every-announcement-and-release-date
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ArsTechnical have an interesting article on their impressions of HDR gaming, since there was a distinct lack of HDR showcases at E3:

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https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2017...s-leaves-e3-with-more-questions-than-answers/
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Anandtech take a look at the latest edition of the Microsoft Surface tablet, an increasingly popular choice for high-end portable computing:

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Read the review here:
http://www.anandtech.com/show/11538/the-microsoft-surface-pro-2017-review-evolution
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PC Perspective have a review of the Corsair TX-M Series 750W PSU, which comes with an impressive 7-year warranty:


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Read the rest here:
https://www.pcper.com/reviews/Cases-and-Cooling/Corsair-TX-M-Series-750W-Power-Supply-Review
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