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Welcome to the future of underpants
Every company wants a "smart" device, even the underwear companies. Whether we've already jumped the shark on connected wearables or "tighty techies" are the next big thing for fitness fanatics, one thing is certain: You're going to see a lot of curious combinations of computing and clothing over the next few years.
In Win 915: Case goes up, case goes down. Case goes up....
Whenever we hear that a computer case is "mechanized," we always have high hopes that can transform into a giant bipedal killing machine, Michael Bay-style. The In Win 915 isn't quite that impressive, but it does let you raise and lower the case's LED-glowing top by hitting a button on its front. Gimmicky? Yes. Effective? Double-yes.
Testing the Cougar Surpassion: Does a gaming mouse need a screen?
Spoiler: The LCD screen on the Cougar Surpassion gaming mouse isn't on its top, as you might expect. You'll actually find it on the mouse's bottom, and it's a helpful way to fine-tune the mouse's settings without having to load up a desktop app—or so it appears. Tech of Tomorrow tests out whether this trick is terrific or a terrible waste of technology (and time).
Preorder: Mario Tennis Aces (Nintendo Switch, $60)

Tennis has always kind of been Nintendo's "thing," and Mario Tennis—even more so than Wii Sports, we'd argue—was one of the best sports games the company ever made. Arriving in spring, Mario Tennis Aces will finally let you take to the court on your Nintendo Switch. Amazon Prime members can preorder the game today for only $48.

Preorder: Detective Pikachu (Nintendo 3DS, $40)

Best Buy is one of the first places we've found that's accepting preorders for Detective Pikachu—a point-and-click adventure game where you're solving cases with instead of "catching them all." The Sherlock-turned-Pokemon game will arrive on March 23... along with a gigantic Detective Pikachu amiibo.

MY NAME'S MARIO. MARIO MARIO.
GoldenEye comes to the Mushroom Kingdom
A clever modification for the classic Nintendo 64 "GoldenEye" game turns Mario, Luigi, and friends into gun-toting spies.
New 'chaiOS' bug freezes iPhones with a texted link
Here's a fun one. If you drop the hyperlink "iabem97.github.io/chaiOS" in an iMessage—without quotes—you might cause all sorts of chaos on a recipient's device. You might even cause your own device to respring or the Messages app to crash. Don't say we didn't warn you! (And to keep your iPhone safe, just block the github.io domain on Safari's restrictions list, found in Settings > General > Restrictions.)
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World of Warcraft (finally) introduces level scaling
If you haven't touched World of Warcraft in years, now might be a great time to rekindle your love with Blizzard's trusty MMO.
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Hot Deal: Dell Inspiron 15 5000 w/ Intel Core i5-8250U ($550)

Dell has dropped the price of its Inspiron 15 5000 by $200, which isn't that noteworthy until you look at the system's specs: An eighth-generation Intel Core i5-8250U processor, 8GB of memory, a 15.6-inch 1080p display, and a 256GB SSD. That's a great general-purpose build for this price.

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