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Microsoft: No new Xbox coming this year
— 6:00 AM on January 31, 2012

Hoping to see a new Xbox sooner than the rumored late-2013 time frame? Well, sorry to disappoint. A Microsoft executive seems to have confirmed the...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Rumor: 'Xbox 720' to have Radeon HD 6670-class GPU
— 6:00 AM on January 25, 2012

Either we're looking at an inaccurate rumor here, or the next-generation Xbox won't be the graphics powerhouse some of us expected. The folks at IGN...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Game consoles

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Consoles are '40% of the game industry,' says EA CEO
— 12:05 PM on July 27, 2011

Consoles aren't as big as they used to be, at least in the grand scheme of things. EA CEO Jon Riccitiello dropped that bombshell...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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AMD GPUs could power all three next-gen consoles
— 2:10 PM on July 11, 2011

Even today, AMD enjoys a rather privileged position in the console world, with its graphics processors powering two of the three current-gen consoles—Microsoft's Xbox 360...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Game consoles

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Bigfoot Killer Wireless-N cards land in Alienware laptops
— 11:59 AM on July 11, 2011

We don't hear Bigfoot's name all that often these days, but the company is still out there scoring juicy design wins with PC vendors. This...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Networking

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Carmack foresees phones outdoing today's consoles
— 9:35 AM on July 8, 2011

id Software technical guru John Carmack has been rather chatty lately, giving long interviews and imparting his wisdom upon eager listeners. This time, he's

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Personal tech

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Report: Wii U graphics based on Radeon HD 4870
— 9:35 AM on June 15, 2011

Slowly but surely, more details are emerging about Nintendo's upcoming Wii U console. We knew the system had an AMD graphics chip, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Game consoles

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Wii U gameplay reel included Xbox 360, PS3 footage
— 1:06 PM on June 8, 2011

After watching Nintendo's official Wii U gameplay footage yesterday, I surmised that the console's graphical horsepower was probably no better than that of the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Strange new Wii U console has AMD graphics
— 5:25 PM on June 7, 2011

You know how, sometimes, you'll dream about something completely absurd—maybe building a go-kart with your ex-landlord—that seems to make perfect sense until the moment you...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Microsoft posts record results; Windows sales dip
— 6:00 AM on April 29, 2011

Apple and Intel aren't the only tech companies posting eye-popping financial results every quarter. Microsoft is part of the club, too, and it has once...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Internet Software

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New Nintendo console due in 2012
— 2:05 PM on April 25, 2011

In some ways, the Nintendo Wii doesn't really belong to the current generation of game consoles. Despite being released around the same time as...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Wi-Fi proven to interfere with airline display units
— 11:27 AM on March 10, 2011

Do you roll your eyes when asked to turn off your laptop during takeoff and landing on an airplane? Maybe you shouldn't. Flightglobal...

Type: News story Tags: Networking Personal tech

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Release roundup: Wi-Fi, USB 3.0, and LGA1366 gear
— 1:46 PM on March 4, 2011

This week's release roundup is a doozy, with noteworthy announcements from Bigfoot Networks, Corsair, Gigabyte, Kingston, and Transcend. We've got an upgrade to Corsair's Obsidian...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Memory Networking

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Radio breakthrough could double Wi-Fi performance
— 11:05 AM on February 16, 2011

Scientists at Stanford University have made a breakthrough that could double the speed of Wi-Fi and other wireless networks. This boost comes courtesy of...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Monday Night Combat designer explains tweaks for PC version
— 11:17 AM on January 25, 2011

There's good reason for PC gamers to cringe at the thought of yet another console port. And even more cause for concern when the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Nintendo 3DS priced at $250, available in March
— 11:14 AM on January 19, 2011

To say that Nintendo's handheld gaming consoles have been popular would be a huge understatement. According to Wikipedia's tabulation of worldwide console sales,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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SSD upgrade speeds console load times
— 10:52 AM on December 14, 2010

Gaming sites are buzzing this morning over this post in the Beyond3D forums, which explores the improvement in load times one can experience...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Game consoles

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Bigfoot and VisionTek team for GPU/NIC hybrid
— 7:00 AM on December 1, 2010

At Computex earlier this year, Bigfoot Networks and graphics card maker TUL displayed a prototype expansion card that combined a Radeon HD 5000-series GPU...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Networking

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