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Alienware's Steam machine switches to Windows, starts at $549
— 10:38 AM on June 10, 2014

Last month, Valve revealed that the first official Steam Machines would be delayed until 2015. The custom Steam controller is being tweaked, and Valve...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Intel, Samsung aim to deliver 4K displays for $399
— 6:00 AM on June 6, 2014

And here I was, thinking that $649 4K display Scott...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Microsoft releases Windows drivers for the Xbox One controller
— 11:51 AM on June 5, 2014

If you own an Xbox One, your controller can now serve double duty as a PC gamepad. Microsoft's Larry Hryb, a.k.a. Major Nelson, posted...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Former Steam chief becomes Oculus' new Head of Platform
— 11:12 AM on June 5, 2014

Jason Holtman, former Valve business development chief and evangelist for Microsoft's PC...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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G-Sync monitor, mini gaming PCs among Asus' new ROG gear
— 10:44 AM on June 3, 2014

Earlier today at Computex, Asus let loose a veritable cornucopia of items under its Republic of Gamers brand. Among them: two stylish mini gaming...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays

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Asus' 32'' PA328Q monitor does 4K at 60Hz over HDMI 2.0
— 10:07 AM on June 2, 2014

As Scott discovered last week, Asus' 28" PB287Q 4K monitor is pretty sweet. That isn't the only new 4K display the company has...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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4K for $649: Asus' PB287Q monitor reviewed
— 9:24 PM on May 29, 2014

4K monitors just grew up in a hurry. This new Asus display works as a single tile at 60Hz refresh rates, which is the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Displays

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Acer unveils 4K monitor with G-Sync
— 12:22 PM on May 23, 2014

Monitors with support for Nvidia's G-Sync technology have been a long time coming. Now, at last, one seems to have arrived—and it's a doozy. Dubbed the...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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ZeniMax files lawsuit against Oculus VR
— 6:00 AM on May 22, 2014

Earlier this month, id Software parent company ZeniMax accused John Carmack of sharing its intellectual property with Oculus VR. Carmack and Oculus both...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Oculus Rift headset and Kinect 3D cameras team up for slick VR demo
— 4:58 PM on May 14, 2014

We're all busy working on various projects, so news has been a little slow today. But here's something to keep you all occupied. ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Adaptive-Sync added to DisplayPort spec
— 1:10 PM on May 12, 2014

PC gaming animation may soon become more fluid than ever, thanks to a development just announced by the folks at the VESA display standards...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Half-Life 2 and Portal now available for Nvidia's Shield
— 10:09 AM on May 12, 2014

My guess was correct, which I realize isn't saying much. Still, I was surprised this morning to learn that both Half-Life 2 and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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So I presume Nvidia's Shield is getting Half-Life 2
— 1:53 PM on May 9, 2014

Let's play the "send me an object to interpret" game. Seems to be all the rage these days, with creepy pictures and cakes...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Game consoles

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Oculus says its VR tech has no ZeniMax IP
— 10:05 PM on May 5, 2014

id Software co-founder and programming guru John Carmack collaborated with Oculus founder Palmer Luckey early in the development of the Rift VR headset. Carmack eventually left id to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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ZeniMax: Carmack stole our intellectual property for Oculus
— 12:03 PM on May 1, 2014

John Carmack's recent career change has raised quite a few eyebrows—and, as the Wall Street Journal reported this morning, it's also landed Carmack and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Steam in-home streaming beta open to all
— 9:18 AM on May 1, 2014

Last year, Valve introduced a closed beta test for Steam's in-home streaming capability. The feature allows PC games to be streamed from one...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Networking

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28'' Asus 4K monitor has single tile, $649 price tag
— 11:42 AM on April 30, 2014

Remember the PB287Q monitor Asus introduced in January? The 28" 4K display was supposed to arrive in the second quarter and sell for...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Microsoft pleases Wall Street with earnings, closes Nokia deal
— 10:52 AM on April 25, 2014

Last quarter was a good one for Microsoft. The company posted its earnings after the bell yesterday, reporting revenue growth "across segments" and,

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Game consoles Software Servers

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