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Gigabyte doubles down on Thunderbolt ports
— 6:00 AM on July 6, 2012

A single Thunderbolt port has an obscene amount of bandwidth: 10Gbps in each direction per channel, with two channels per port. The interconnect standard...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Displays

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Quantum Conundrum demo free on Steam
— 10:54 AM on July 5, 2012

If you liked Portal, you might want to check out the Quantum Conundrum demo that's been released on Steam. The game was designed by...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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EU court rules software downloads can be resold
— 6:00 AM on July 5, 2012

Is your Origin folder overstuffed with games you don't play anymore? Did you get carried away during the last Steam sale and end up...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Sony buys Gaikai cloud gaming service
— 11:00 AM on July 2, 2012

Sony is getting into cloud-based gaming in a big way. The PlayStation maker just announced that it's buying Gaikai for $380 million. According to the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Infinity Blade beats Gears of War in man-hours vs. revenue
— 6:00 AM on June 28, 2012

It's no secret that making games for mobile devices is becoming a serious business. I was still surprised to see the latest illustration of the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Assassin's Creed III PC release postponed
— 6:00 AM on June 25, 2012

What's that? The PC version of an Assassin's Creed game being delayed? Wow, we sure didn't see that coming. Yes, it's true—or at least,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Ever-cheaper SSDs and other bargains
— 5:13 PM on June 22, 2012

You probably got the memo by now: SSD prices are going down, down, down, and the deals are getting hotter. We have evidence in the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Gaming

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Dishonored dev: for us, the PC is 'a religion'
— 6:00 AM on June 22, 2012

I hadn't heard about Arkane Studios' Dishonored until our own Geoff Gasior wrote about those teaser trailers, but now, I'm waiting impatiently for...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Next-gen 3DMark trailer shows snazzy DX11 effects
— 9:55 AM on June 21, 2012

While Epic polishes up Unreal Engine 4, and Square Enix works on... whatever next-gen project it's working on, Futuremark is hard at work...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Spec Ops: The Line demo released on Steam
— 11:56 AM on June 18, 2012

Back in the day, game demos were commonplace. Before a new title would come out, gamers would be able to download a playable demo...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Meet Valve's resident economist
— 1:49 PM on June 15, 2012

What does Valve software have in common with the European economic crisis? Yanis Varoufakis. This economics PhD has written a couple of books...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Toshiba builds a bigger tablet
— 11:07 AM on June 15, 2012

For a while now, we've wondered aloud about what it might be like to use a larger tablet. The screens on most of today's...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Chrome being optimized for high-density displays
— 10:15 AM on June 14, 2012

The new MacBook Pro's Retina display is pretty nifty. Few applications are designed to really take advantage of all the extra pixels, but Google is...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Software

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AMD FirePro family gets a dose of Graphics Core Next
— 12:10 PM on June 13, 2012

AMD's Graphics Core Next GPU architecture has finally come to its FirePro line of professional graphics products. The new FirePro W600 isn't the fire-breathing monster...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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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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Sapphire flexes custom 7-series Radeons
— 12:55 AM on June 9, 2012

Computex — Sapphire had a little bit of everything on display at the Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan this year. The most interesting...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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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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