Author Archives: Chris Burns

Chris Burns is currently the senior editor for SlashGear. Based in Fargo, North Dakota, Chris Burns responsible for editorial decisions made for the USA-based day-team of SlashGear. He has been investigating and reporting on the tech and design industry for over a decade.

Razer Seiren Mini is the cutest little mic for video calls and gaming

Razer Seiren Mini is the cutest little mic for video calls and gaming

Razer just revealed their most compact game streaming microphone in the Razer Seiren Mini. This piece of equipment has a look that's similar to what they've released in gaming microphones in the past - but it's TINY. This microphone works with a 14mm condenser capsule and a Supercardioid pickup pattern to allow what Razer describes as "pro-grade sound" despite its small physical stature.

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Razer Blade Stealth 13 (late 2020) revealed with 120Hz display

Razer Blade Stealth 13 (late 2020) revealed with 120Hz display

Today the Razer Blade Stealth 13 (late 2020) was revealed in two configurations. This device is the latest iteration of the "world's first gaming Ultrabook", prepared with the latest in high-end hardware components. One version of this laptop comes with a 120Hz FHD display, the other comes with an OLED FHD touchscreen display.

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Razer Iskur chair presents the “perfect gaming form”

Razer Iskur chair presents the “perfect gaming form”

Razer Iskur is a gaming chair that takes a few different turns VS the rest of the market. This chair, the first gaming chair ever made by Razer, works with a "fully customizable support" system for the user's back. To create this experience, Razer employed memory foam, high density foam cushions, and multi layered synthetic leather system in the most-used portions of the seat.

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Razer Tomahawk ATX and Mini-ITX PC chassis might actually be released

Razer Tomahawk ATX and Mini-ITX PC chassis might actually be released

The strange title above appears because of the odd history of the "Razer Tomahawk" brand name. We've seen several iterations of the Razer Tomahawk, the name Razer's used for a few different gaming PC chassis and related systems - but it is only now, here in the Fall of 2020, that Razer seems to be ready to release a pair of Tomahawk products to the public.

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Pokemon GO Seasons Change event is a Shiny Autumn romp

Pokemon GO Seasons Change event is a Shiny Autumn romp

Pokemon GO "The Seasons Change" event is ready to roll, starting on October 9, 2020, lasting all weekend. If you're playing Pokemon GO right now, you'll likely notice that you've got a whole bunch of bonuses coming your way, new Pokemon out in the wild, and the release of a pair of Shiny Pokemon.

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This isn’t iPhone 12 Mini, but you’ll wish it was

This isn’t iPhone 12 Mini, but you’ll wish it was

Today we're taking a peek at an iPhone Mini concept mockup that looks like a cross between iPhone 12 and the most recent PALM phone. The concept was concieved over a year ago by the creator named Ruslanlatypov, Founder and Art Director of a group of creators that run under the name LS.Graphics. This little baby of a phone was made ready for viewing well in advance of any sort of actual, official Apple smartphone unveil by the same name here in 2020.

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Apple MagSafe chargers leak in time for iPhone 12 release

Apple MagSafe chargers leak in time for iPhone 12 release

Today we're taking a peek at the latest in Apple leaks before the big iPhone 12 event next week. At that October 13th, 2020 event, Apple will most likely show off a new set of iPhone 12 devices, including the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Just revealed this week, a new leak suggests a most unexpected return of a previously-used Apple brand: MagSafe!

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Xbox Series X list of 120fps games at 12 and growing

Xbox Series X list of 120fps games at 12 and growing

Today we're taking a peek at the growing list of games that'll roll on Xbox One X and Xbox One S at 120fps (frames per second). These games can all be played at lower frame rates - but once you play them at 120fps, once you start really diving in to the future baseline, it'll be difficult to go back. This list includes a variety of titles, from the off-road racing game DIRT 5 all the way to first person shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War!

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OnePlus 8T release teases out most details

OnePlus 8T release teases out most details

Today OnePlus released a trailer for the OnePlus 8T that pretty much spilled all the beans. This device looks to have a set of four cameras on its back, for example, with a 48MP camera as the main shooter with optical image stabilization and between 14-26mm lenses to choose from. There's a dual-LED flash back there as well, and two clear details for material aesthetics: "high matte glass" and a "high gloss logo."

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iPhone for life: Is that what you want?

iPhone for life: Is that what you want?

A trademark for a program "iPhone for life" was revealed this week by a set of international trademark offices. This trademark was filed for by Apple and seems to be associated with mobile data carriers and Apple Partners of several sorts. The important part here isn't the program with which this trademark will likely be associated. The important parts of this reveal are the implications for the person who signs up.

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GameStop partners with Microsoft

GameStop partners with Microsoft

A multi-year strategic partnership has been struck between GameStop and Microsoft. The partnership, they say, aims to advance GameStop's "key strategic pillars and extend its digital omni-channel ecosystem." OK! But what does that mean for you?

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The top apps of September: What you’re not missing

The top apps of September: What you’re not missing

Today the folks at Sensor Tower delivered a list of top app store downloads for iOS and Android devices for the month of September, 2020. This list has a bunch of entries you'll likely expect, like TikTok and YouTube, but a few that you might've never heard of before, like Snack Video. Suffice to say - we're dealing with a COVID-19 universe in the app market right now: these lists make that very clear.

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