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AMD's Mantle and TrueAudio explained
— 5:47 PM on October 8, 2013

In the wake of our Radeon R9 260X and 270X/280X reviews today, some of you have been asking questions about the new technologies...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Game consoles

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Five-minute video shows BioShock Infinite: Buried at Sea
— 11:08 AM on October 8, 2013

Irrational Games is working on a BioShock Infinite expansion that resurrects the original BioShock's underwater city. The first part of the DLC is coming...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Watch Dogs system requirements call for 64-bit OS, 6GB of RAM
— 10:45 AM on October 8, 2013

If you want to play Watch Dogs on the PC, you're apparently going to need a pretty beefy rig. Minimum system requirements posted...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Valve files Half-Life 3 trademark in the EU
— 5:17 PM on October 1, 2013

Well, this doesn't quite beat last week's Steam-related announcements, but it's still mildly exciting. As Polygon reports, Valve has filed a trademark application for...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Poll: To which release are you most looking forward?
— 5:10 PM on September 30, 2013

Between all our reviews and news, not to mention reader meetups, we've kinda been neglecting our front-page poll. Today, we're freshening things up...

Poll Question: • To which release are you most looking forward?

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Game consoles Operating systems

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Windows 8.1 ad puts Start button front and center
— 9:19 AM on September 30, 2013

Microsoft has begun its charm offensive for Windows 8.1. The company has put out a 30-second ad that shows off the upcoming OS upgrade's features...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Valve's Steam Controller replaces analog sticks with touchpads
— 1:12 PM on September 27, 2013

This has been a pretty momentous week for Valve. On Monday, the firm unveiled SteamOS. On Wednesday, it announced Steam machines and began...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming Game consoles

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Star Citizen trailer shows slick space combat, snazzy graphics
— 10:47 AM on September 27, 2013

AMD brought several game developers on stage during its Radeon R9 290X reveal earlier this week. One of them was Chris Roberts, whose...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Prototype Microsoft tech streams Halo 4 to PC, Windows Phone
— 6:00 AM on September 27, 2013

Ooh. Well, this is exciting. According to The Verge, Microsoft demonstrated a prototype game streaming service during an internal meeting yesterday. "Sources familiar" with...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Windows

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Microsoft said to consolidate Windows, Windows Phone app stores
— 5:15 PM on September 26, 2013

Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 have a common software foundation, but their app libraries are currently separate. That could all change soon. Quoting sources...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows Personal tech

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Valve announces Steam hardware plans, seeks beta testers
— 12:45 PM on September 25, 2013

The Steam Box cometh! On Monday, Valve announced SteamOS, a Linux-based operating system with support for local game streaming. Today, the company made another...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Android gets remote device locking functionality
— 10:33 AM on September 24, 2013

Smartphone security has become an increasingly hot topic of late. Perhaps in response, Google has been expanding Android's remote management capabilities. In August,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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Valve unveils SteamOS with PC game streaming support
— 12:56 PM on September 23, 2013

Valve now has its own operating system. SteamOS is based on Linux and designed for the living room, and you'll be able to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

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Valve teases 10AM PT announcement
— 6:00 AM on September 23, 2013

Last Monday, Valve's Gabe Newell hinted that more details about his company's Steam Box project would be announced this week. Since then, a mysterious...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Game consoles

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Deal of the week: A Radeon HD 7950 for $190, and other bargains
— 3:02 PM on September 20, 2013

We've got a nice mix of hardware and game deals for your this week, including a steeply discounted Radeon graphics card: ...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Gaming

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Phablets could be the future for Windows RT
— 9:12 AM on September 20, 2013

Some might argue that Windows RT has been an unmitigated disaster. At the very least, it's been a flop. Microsoft still thinks the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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New GeForce WHQL drivers add Batman: Arkham Origins support
— 2:39 PM on September 19, 2013

I guess today is driver update day. On the heels of AMD's Catalyst 13.9 WHQL release, Nvidia has cranked out an updated of GeForce...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Cyanogen Inc. formed to accelerate alternative Android OS development
— 6:00 AM on September 19, 2013

CyanogenMod has gone corporate. The alternative Android variant was backed by funding from Benchmark Captial and Redpoint Ventures in April, and 17 employees have...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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