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New PhysX fluid simulation demos are impressive
— 4:52 PM on April 25, 2013

Games have included basic object physics for years, but real-time fluid simulations have remained elusive. Sure, we've seen some tech demos of tentative approaches,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Q1 tablet shipments grow 117% over last year
— 9:16 AM on April 25, 2013

Market research firm Strategy Analytics has released tablet shipment numbers for the first quarter of 2013. The overall market continues to expand, with shipments of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Gearbox acquires Homeworld franchise
— 3:42 PM on April 24, 2013

When game publisher THQ filed for bankruptcy in December, most of the firm's assets and intellectual property went to Clearwater Capital Group, which pledged...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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New Metro: Last Light trailer shows guns, gizmos
— 6:00 AM on April 24, 2013

4A Games has released the latest chapter in its Metro: Last Light Ranger Survival Guide series. This time, prospective players are getting a glimpse at...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Leaked specs, photos reveal 8'' Acer Windows 8 tablet
— 4:45 PM on April 22, 2013

Last week, Microsoft CFO Peter Klein confirmed the impending arrival of mini Windows tablets. Few specifics have been made public, but thanks to French...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: Intel wants batteries in all-in-one PCs
— 12:35 PM on April 22, 2013

With the demand for traditional towers dwindling, a lot of the action in the desktop PC industry seems to be focused on all-in-one systems similar...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Microsoft confirms mini Windows tablets
— 6:00 AM on April 22, 2013

The rumor mill has been predicting the arrival of smaller Windows tablets for a while. Microsoft lent weight to those predictions when it lowered...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Deal of the week: A GTX 660 Ti for $255, an SSD for 69 cents/GB, and more
— 5:16 PM on April 19, 2013

Nvidia began bundling Metro: Last Light with higher-end GeForce graphics cards earlier this week. As luck would have it, Newegg has one of those...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Gaming

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Report: Intel chips to fuel new Android convertibles
— 10:06 AM on April 19, 2013

In the world of convertible tablets, much of the focus has been on devices running Windows 8 and its ARM-friendly RT counterpart. However, according...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: Convertible touch laptops make up 20% of market
— 11:43 AM on April 18, 2013

The notebook market has turned into a crazy experimental playground lately, where manufacturers are toying with ways to build touch input into their machines. It's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Here's a goofy live-action trailer for Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon
— 5:21 PM on April 17, 2013

Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon is a real game. It's coming out on May 1, you can already pre-order it on Steam, and AMD...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Toshiba's new 13-inch ultrabook sports 2560x1440 display
— 11:18 AM on April 17, 2013

Toshiba is working on a high-PPI competitor to the 13" Retina-equipped MacBook Pro, and the firm appears to have let the cat out of the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Intel: Bay Trail systems will cost as little as $200
— 10:48 AM on April 17, 2013

We already know Intel's next-generation Atom processor, code-named Bay Trail, will be substantially faster than its predecessor. But that's not all. As CNet...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Nvidia bundles Metro: Last Light with GeForce GTX 660 and higher
— 9:10 AM on April 17, 2013

Looks like the rumor mill was spot on. The announcement hasn't hit...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Bethesda teases next project
— 2:41 PM on April 16, 2013

Something is brewing in Rockville, Maryland. Yesterday, Bethesda Game Studios announced that it would stop releasing new content for Skyrim. The studio explained that...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Asus unveils larger Taichi convertible
— 5:27 PM on April 15, 2013

Remember the Asus Taichi 21? Introduced last October, this convertible chimera turned a lot of heads and furrowed a lot of brows. It had...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Metro: Last Light may be bundled with GeForces
— 6:00 AM on April 15, 2013

So far this year, Nvidia's game bundling efforts have been a little lackluster....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Friday night topic: Whatcha playin'?
— 6:26 PM on April 12, 2013

I'm hauling out a classic topic this evening, since the time seems very appropriate. The latest wave of games has left us with a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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