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Microsoft MobileFusion makes 3D scans with a smartphone camera
— 5:16 PM on August 24, 2015

Microsoft's Kinect SDK has allowed apps to perform 3D mapping for a while, but the Kinect is hardly ubiquitous or portable—let alone something many...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing Software Personal tech

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Solid-state electrolytes could make for denser, safer batteries
— 7:39 AM on August 24, 2015

Anybody who's ever used a cell phone, tablet, or laptop with a rechargeable battery wants more—more battery life and more usable charging cycles. Owners would also prefer...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing Personal tech

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Deals of the week: Heavy-duty graphics cards and pro audio gear
— 5:10 PM on August 21, 2015

Psst. Hey kid, wanna grab some deals? It's Friday, take a look at the selection in my trenchcoat. Let's start with graphics cards. We have...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Put a pair of Type-C ports up front with Asus' USB 3.1 UPD Panel
— 9:29 AM on August 21, 2015

Need something to do with a Z170 motherboard's numerous PCIe lanes? Asus' USB 3.1 UPD (for USB Power Delivery) Panel could be a useful...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Quest for the Artifacts of Power in Trine 3
— 9:17 AM on August 21, 2015

The third Trine game has been officially released. Dubbed Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power, the new game in the gorgeous-looking puzzle platformer series...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Batman: Arkham Knight patch is still weeks away
— 8:10 AM on August 21, 2015

That rumor of Batman: Arkham Knight not being patched until fall is looking pretty accurate. In an update posted on the game's Steam...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Cities: Skylines is now open After Dark
— 4:15 PM on August 20, 2015

The first expansion for Cities: Skylines has been announced, and you can now bask in your city's soothing night-time glow with After Dark. Check...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Q2 smartphone sales growth slowest since 2013
— 10:12 AM on August 20, 2015

Gartner has released its analysis of the worldwide smartphone market for the last quarter.  The report, uh, reports the market's lowest quarterly growth rate...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Show off your best gaming moments with GeForce Experience Share
— 9:34 AM on August 20, 2015

Live-streaming and video sharing are huge parts of the social, connected gaming world we live in today. Nvidia wants to make playing with friends and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Take over the world however you want in Satellite Reign
— 5:25 PM on August 19, 2015

Satellite Reign, the spiritual successor to 1993's Syndicate (not the horrid 2012 "reimagining") now has a launch trailer, which you can watch...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Smash planets with giant robots in Planetary Annihilation: Titans
— 5:21 PM on August 19, 2015

Planetary Annihilation goes for real-time strategy on a grand scale: interplanetary combat with huge armies and world-destroying super weapons are its MO. One thing it...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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JPR: Second-quarter GPU shipments fell 11% versus Q1
— 1:44 PM on August 19, 2015

Jon Peddie Research has published its latest Market Watch statistics for Q2 2015, and they reveal some interesting tidbits. Total GPU shipments dropped 11%...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous

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Gearbox is the rightful owner of Duke Nukem
— 12:39 PM on August 19, 2015

Back in 2011, Gearbox released Duke Nukem Forever, the infamously delayed game it acquired from series creator 3D Realms. The game wasn't really...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Alienware 18 says hello with a cringeworthy video
— 11:46 AM on August 19, 2015

Who needs strippers bursting out of cakes? What you need is a man in a box holding a laptop. Check out the Alienware 18...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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MIT researchers build an overexposure-proof HDR camera
— 4:58 PM on August 18, 2015

Any photographer who's ever overexposed a digital image is familiar with the results of that mistake: portions of the image are pure white, and even...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Coming in 2016: Intel Optane SSDs based on 3D Xpoint memory
— 1:40 PM on August 18, 2015

IDF — During the opening keynote of the Intel Developer Forum today, Intel announced that it will be shipping SSDs based on its very promising...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Servers

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Don masks and pause combat in Masquerada: Songs and Shadows
— 10:05 AM on August 18, 2015

Step aside, Pillars of Eternity—there's a new RPG with pausable real-time combat coming to town, called Masquerada: Songs and Shadows. Check out the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Windows 10 removes support for SecuROM and SafeDisc DRM
— 9:00 AM on August 18, 2015

Windows 10 doesn't support SecuROM and SafeDisc DRM software, used in a number of older games from the 2000s. Both DRM methods hook into the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

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