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EFF petitions to make abandoned games exempt from DMCA restrictions
— 10:29 AM on November 5, 2014

The Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) forbids modifying the copy protection measures in games and other media. Exceptions are granted in certain cases, though, and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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PC version of GTA V adds first-person mode, 4K support
— 6:00 AM on November 5, 2014

More than a year has passed since Grand Theft Auto V hit last-gen consoles. The game still hasn't been released for the PC, PlayStation 4,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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GeForce 344.60 WHQL drivers are primed for CoD: Advanced Warfare
— 2:06 PM on November 4, 2014

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare came out today, and Nvidia has posted a fresh set of graphics drivers to mark the occasion. The 344.60 WHQL...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Conan O'Brien plays Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
— 10:28 AM on November 4, 2014

Some of Conan's "Clueless Gamer" segments are just painful, but this latest one is a happy exception. Check it out.

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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High-end GeForce cards get AC Unity, Far Cry 4, The Crew bundle
— 9:52 AM on November 4, 2014

GPU vendors are pining for your holiday dollars this month. AMD's Radeon R9 290 turned up for $230 at Newegg last week, and now,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Here's nine minutes of Star Citizen FPS gameplay
— 10:24 AM on November 3, 2014

Star Citizen is easily one of the most anticipated PC games out there. Over 640,000 backers have contributed a combined $60 million to support the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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The Crew's PC requirements are refreshingly tame
— 6:00 AM on November 3, 2014

After last week's Assassin's Creed Unity bombshell, it's nice to see some minimum requirements that won't...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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The Steam Halloween Sale is here
— 5:20 PM on October 30, 2014

Man, and I was hoping to spare my credit card ahead of the Christmas shopping season. Oh well. Valve has kicked off this year's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Choose your own sensor with Corsair's featherweight Sabre RGB gaming mouse
— 9:21 AM on October 30, 2014

Peripheral preferences tend to be very personal, especially among gamers. Perhaps that's why Corsair's new Sabre RGB mouse comes in two different flavors. One...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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This is what Assassin's Creed Unity looks like on the PC
— 2:05 PM on October 29, 2014

The next Assassin's Creed game will have pretty steep hardware requirements on the PC. Will it justify them with proportionately awesome eye candy? The...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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The Leviathan is Razer's new sound bar
— 9:36 AM on October 29, 2014

Besides its gaming peripherals and case licensing program, Razer also has a line of audio products. The firm has now expanded that family...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Alienware's Graphics Amplifier brings desktop GPUs to notebooks
— 11:14 AM on October 28, 2014

For years, PC hardware makers have demoed external modules that pair full-sized desktop graphics cards with notebooks....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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The grass is greener with Nvidia's Turf Effects
— 12:37 PM on October 27, 2014

Nvidia has revealed a new addition to its GameWorks family of visual effects. The grass simulation is called Turf Effects, and it looks very...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Microsoft takes $50 off the Xbox One for the holidays
— 10:19 AM on October 27, 2014

The Xbox One will be a little bit cheaper this holiday season. Microsoft has announced a deal good for $50 off the console, bringing...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Amazon goes after Chromecast with Fire TV Stick
— 9:10 AM on October 27, 2014

I guess everybody's going after Google's Chromecast dongle. After Mozilla's Matchstick, here comes Amazon and the Fire TV Stick.

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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New Catalysts enable Mantle in Civ: Beyond Earth
— 6:00 AM on October 27, 2014

In case you missed it, AMD posted a new set of beta Catalyst drivers just before the weekend. These 14.9.2 drivers add Mantle support...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Here's what's cooking in Damage Labs
— 5:00 PM on October 24, 2014

My two identical GPU test rigs—one for Radeons and another for GeForces—have served me well for several years. And they're purty!

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Memory Gaming

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Here's the not-so-live video version of The TR Podcast 164
— 12:38 PM on October 24, 2014

After clumsily knocking over a few technical hurdles, we managed to live stream our podcast recording session last night on Twitch. We'll try to stream...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Gaming Game consoles Personal tech The Tech Report Podcast

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