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Oculus drops the price of its Rift headset and Touch controllers
— 2:24 PM on March 1, 2017

Late last year, Oculus introduced its asynchronous spacewarp technology, allowing the company to relax its headset's famously-demanding hardware requirements. Now, its VR system is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Nvidia green-lights faster RAM on GTX 1060 and GTX 1080 cards
— 10:02 AM on March 1, 2017

Nvidia's Jen-Hsun Huang had a lot to say last night at GDC. The biggest news was the announcement of the $700 GeForce GTX 1080...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Nvidia touts GameWorks and performance boosts for DX12 plus FCAT VR
— 9:00 AM on March 1, 2017

Hardware enthusiasts tuning into Nvidia's live-streamed GDC presentation last night were probably most interested in Jen-Hsun Huang's announcement of the almost-a-Pascal-Titan-X GeForce GTX 1080 Ti....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless is ready for networking action
— 3:30 PM on February 28, 2017

The Pi Foundation's Raspberry Pi Zero caused quite a stir when it was unveiled in November 2015. The $5 computer has most of the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Linux-Unix

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PlayStation VR steadily approaches one million units sold
— 2:30 PM on February 27, 2017

Google's Cardboard may have found its way in front of more eyeballs than any other virtual-reality headset on the market, but as it turns...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Zotac molds GTX 1050s into low-profile tiny terrors
— 2:00 PM on February 24, 2017

Builders of slim HTPCs with gaming aspirations have never had it better. Low-profile graphics cards built with Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Deals of the week: a high-end Mini-ITX mobo, fast RAM, storage, and more
— 11:22 AM on February 24, 2017

Howdy, partner. I've been working hard all my life, going 'round and about these hills tending to my herd of buffalos. But ever since the...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Miscellaneous Memory Input devices

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Steam Audio SDK promises better surround sound gratis
— 10:00 AM on February 24, 2017

VR has the power to transport us to new worlds, but if designers get even one thing wrong, the whole magic spell disappears and we're...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Thermaltake Versa C22 RGB case is the envy of KITT
— 1:30 PM on February 22, 2017

Thermaltake is at it again with the Versa C22 RGB, a windowed ATX PC enclosure with integrated RGB LED lighting and room for multiple...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Gaming

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Nvidia all but confirms the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
— 10:32 AM on February 22, 2017

A pretty big change to GeForce.com today practically confirms that an offical announcement of the hotly-anticipated GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is coming...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Report: VR headset market is dominated by Google Cardboard
— 10:00 AM on February 22, 2017

After a bunch of false starts, 2016 was finally the "Year of VR." The first offerings arrived a while before that, in the form of...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Mobile computing Personal tech

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Kopin microdisplays could make VR headsets sharper and slimmer
— 4:00 PM on February 21, 2017

Even the best available virtual reality headsets could be a lot better. Higher resolutions, higher refresh rates, reduced weight, and lower power consumption would all...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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AOC readies up a pair of 144-Hz curved VA monitors
— 11:30 AM on February 21, 2017

Gamers seeking a curved display will soon have another pair of options to choose from, thanks to the monitor mavens at AOC. The company has...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Fallout 4's wasteland is coming to VR
— 10:05 AM on February 21, 2017

We've known that Bethesda has experimented with making Fallout 4 playable with VR headsets, but it's been a while since the company offered an update....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Blizzard ends support for Windows XP and Vista
— 9:01 AM on February 21, 2017

In a move sure to disappoint conspiracy theorists and the three guys still using Windows Vista because they really like the desktop gadgets, Blizzard

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software Operating systems

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Master of Shapes brings Vive tracking to Daydream VR
— 2:30 PM on February 17, 2017

The dev kit for HTC's Vive Tracker peripheral is already a hot commodity among virtual reality developers. The company says it's received 2300...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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Deals of the week: Z270 motherboards, storage, and more
— 11:41 AM on February 17, 2017

Howdy! Have you upgraded to Kaby Lake yet? Well, if you haven't, now's a good time as any. We have some sweet hardware deals...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays Memory Mobile computing

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Unreal Engine 4.15 arrives with HDR and AFR support
— 3:30 PM on February 16, 2017

The mention of Unreal Engine 4 (UE) often brings to mind impressive-looking demos that elicit more than a fair share of oohs and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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