HTC Vive pre-orders begin next week
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Launching in April to 24 countries with two bundled games

HTC has finally taken the wraps off pricing information for its highly anticipated virtual reality headset, the HTC Vive, which we mentioned back in December would have a release date sometime in April 2016.

Newegg selling 39-inch 4K Ultra HDTV for $299
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120Hz, LED-backlit, 4K upscaling

Today, Newegg is having a flash sale on a 39-inch 4K Ultra HDTV from a lesser-known brand, complete with free shipping and a one-year manufacturer warranty in a deal that will probably sell out within a day or two.

Samsung officially unveils new Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge
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New chassis, better camera, beefier battery

After an endless streak of rumors and leaked pictures, Samsung has now officially unveiled its new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones at its Unpacked event, held just a day before the Mobile World Congress 2016.

LG announces long-awaited G5 smartphone
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Qualcomm X12 LTE 600Mbps modem, dual rear cameras and more

Today, LG President and CEO Juno Cho took the stage at Mobile World Congress and shook the audience for a moment with a slide titled “The era of smartphones is not over,” followed shortly by a full hardware announcement of its long-awaited 2016 flagship G5 smartphone and a variety of unexpected accessories.

Samsung Connect Auto provides LTE to road passengers
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Available on AT&T in Q2 2016

On the eve of Mobile World Congress 2016, Samsung announced a new automotive device enabling all passengers of a moving vehicle to connect to nearby available ultra-fast LTE networks. The device is aimed at providing a convenient way for owners of older cars to add LTE connectivity to their vehicles for anyone using a mobile device and not sitting behind the wheel.

IoT industry leaders announce open source standard group
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Aims to accelerate Internet of Things to a single open standard

On Friday, a group of industry leaders making headway in the Internet of Things (IoT) market announced a cross-industry collaboration effort aimed at unlocking the massive opportunities for consumers and business with IoT devices, and ultimately a way to quickly get everyone to adopting a single open standard.

Intel to highlight “path to 5G LTE” at MWC 2016
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New software technique gives IoT devices an extra 20dB signal range

This week on stage at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, Spain, chip giant Intel will focus its efforts on announcing new developments in the realm of fifth-generation (5G) LTE networks. The focus comes just days after the company showed the results of a low-power wide area (LPWA) field test for IoT devices in collaboration with Orange S.A (formerly France Télécom S.A) and Ericsson.

HP Elite X3 5.96-inch enterprise superphone leaked
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Snapdragon 820, 4GB of RAM, fingerprint and retina scanners

Hewlett Packard is planning to launch a new Windows-based smartphone this week at Mobile World Congress 2016, thanks to reports that have been surfacing since the week after CES 2016.

Need for Speed system requirements announced
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Needs GTX 970/R9 290 for 60 FPS at 1920x1080

EA and Ghost Games have announced official minimum and recommended system requirements for its upcoming Need for Speed game and it appears the game will need a decent rig in case you want to get a lot of eye-candy, even at 1920x1080 resolution.

EKWB launches four new EK-FC Terminals
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Including one for connecting seven graphics cards

EK Water Blocks has launched no less than four new EK-FC Terminals, which allow users to easily connect multiple liquid cooled graphics cards as well as simplify the making of a custom loop liquid cooling system.