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Apple shows iOS 6, preps Mountain Lion for July
— 2:41 PM on June 11, 2012

This morning's WWDC conference wasn't all about new MacBooks. Apple also unveiled iOS 6, the next version of its mobile operating system for iDevices, and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Mac

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Crytek to concentrate on free-to-play titles
— 6:00 AM on June 11, 2012

We all know Crysis 3 is due out next spring. What you might not know is that, apparently, the game may be Crytek's last...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: High-capacity SSD bargains
— 5:27 PM on June 8, 2012

Solid-state drives have recently slipped under the $1/gigabyte threshold, and that's good news for bargain hunters—especially those in the market for high-capacity drives that can...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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First Unreal Engine 4 videos now available
— 4:06 PM on June 8, 2012

Last month, we saw the first screenshots of Epic's first Unreal Engine 4 demo. Sadly, the full demo was kept from public eyes, so...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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PC gaming was everywhere at E3 2012
— 6:00 AM on June 8, 2012

While we were busy covering Computex over in Taiwan earlier this week, a whole other trade show was going on in Los Angeles: E3 2012....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Square Enix shows impressive DirectX 11 tech demo
— 5:37 PM on June 6, 2012

Is this how games would look if they weren't targeted at ancient console hardware? If so, wow. Final Fantasy series developer Square Enix has posted some...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Lucid Dynamix increases gaming fluidity on notebook IGPs
— 11:30 AM on June 6, 2012

Computex — Lucid has done all kinds of interesting things in systems with multiple graphics processors. Now, it's targeting notebooks equipped only with Intel integrated...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Watch Dogs has hacking, gunplay in an open-world Chicago
— 9:52 AM on June 5, 2012

The folks at Ubisoft Montreal are working on a new game, and it's not yet another Assassin's Creed sequel. Rather, Watch Dogs is based on fresh IP and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive due August 21
— 3:42 PM on June 4, 2012

With all the hot new triple-A titles being displayed at E3, it's easy to forget about Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Valve gave all of us a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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It's official: Microsoft offers Windows 8 upgrade discounts
— 6:00 AM on June 4, 2012

The rumors were true: as of last Saturday, buying a Windows 7 PC may entitle you to a cheap upgrade to Windows 8. Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Dishonored gameplay trailer brings knife to gun fight, still wins
— 10:55 AM on June 1, 2012

Next week, we'll be covering the Computex trade show in Taipei. There's another big show that shares the same dates: the E3 gaming expo, which...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Humble Indie Bundle V packs a wallop
— 9:16 AM on June 1, 2012

Yep, the newest Humble Indie Bundle is now available, with five top-flight indie games packed into a name-your-own-price package where some of the proceeds...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Activision settles with former Infinity Ward heads
— 6:00 AM on June 1, 2012

In March 2010, mere months after the record-breaking release of Infinity Ward's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, publisher Activision Blizzard summarily fired the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Windows 8 Release Preview now available
— 3:33 PM on May 31, 2012

Microsoft teased an early June debut for the Windows 8 Release Preview last month, but I guess it decided to pull the trigger early....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft may kill Start menu hacks for Windows 8
— 9:54 AM on May 31, 2012

In Windows 8, Microsoft is killing the Start menu and replacing it with the Metro Start screen. That move essentially forces users to dance back...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Crysis 2 returns to Steam with DLC in tow
— 6:48 PM on May 30, 2012

It's baaack. Close to a year after being dropped from Steam, Crysis 2 has returned to Valve's content delivery service. The Maximum...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Poll: What will happen first?
— 12:39 PM on May 30, 2012

It's time to peer into our crystal balls and predict the future. There are a number of things in the tech industry that should—or at...

Poll Question: • What will happen first?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Operating systems

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John Carmack working with open-source VR headset
— 11:11 AM on May 30, 2012

During my misspent youth, we used to hang out at an Internet cafe that had a virtual reality headset. The headset was hooked up to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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