This week on our Weekly Tech Podcast we talk about our review of the Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming G1 motherboard, the launch of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950, more Skylake platform details, eSports & more!
The Electronic Sports League (ESL) wants to crack down on the use of recreational performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) used by its competitors at its events. Many of you might see this as a joke, but the ESL has one goal in mind and that is to legitimize eSports worldwide.
eSports has grown tremendously over the past few years! With tens of millions of players in games like League of Legends and DOTA2 and tournaments with prizes ranging in the millions eSports seems like it is here to stay this time. Even if you are a huge supporter of eSports you wouldn’t think that it would make its way to the high school classroom, but it has in Sweden.
Unikrn (#unikrn), a gaming (#gaming) and eSports (#esports) company, today announced it has raised an additional $7 million from an all-star group of investors led by Jonathan Teo and Justin Caldbeck of Binary Capital, who are known for early investing in companies such as Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Whisper, Taskrabbit and more.
This week on our Weekly Tech Podcast we talk about all of the AMD GPU news that came out this week, NVIDIA’s SHIELD console, a badass Gigabyte motherboard, the popularity of eSports and how much streamers make & more!
eSports has grown massively over the past couple of years and game streaming keeps on getting more popular as well. There are many people who make a comfortable living from streaming. How much do they make? Masters degree student Efe Karakus is currently “focusing on human-computer interaction and data mining” and has combined Twitch.tv subscriptions with advertisements and an educated prediction to give the public an insight into how much these streamers really make.
This week on our Weekly Tech Podcast we talk about all of the AMD APU and CPU leaks this week, how eSports is getting huge, a new eSports betting website, two new PC cases that came out, some NVIDIA tips, and more!
eSports is an industry that keeps on growing, its is incredible to see the growth over just a few years. Over this past weekend a Heroes of the Storm tournament was televised on National TV! Now enters UniKrn, a platform that is made to bet on such tournaments and matches in the eSports world.
Last night if you happened to tune into ESPN 2 and were looking for NBA Playoffs, NHL Playoffs or baseball action you wouldn’t find it. Instead you found live footage of college students playing Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm.
Recently mechanical keyboards have been making a comeback. This is primarily due to the importance gaming has on the PC market. Professional gamers and gamers who want to be professional gamers (i.e. ME) are looking for any edge they can get on their competition. This is where the mechanical keyboard comes back into play. Gamers want to make sure when they press a key that the action they want to occur actually happens. Enter the Tt-eSPORTS MEKA Keyboard: This keyboard is Thermaltake’s first stab at the ever growing gaming keyboard market so let’s take and see how sharp this bad-boy is.
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