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Steam tops eight million concurrent users
— 10:13 AM on June 30, 2014

This past weekend, a record 8,020,813 gamers were on Steam at the same time. According to Valve's stats page, the new peak occurred around...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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The Steam sale's final day will explode your face
— 1:07 PM on June 29, 2014

Good grief, the last day of deals in the Steam Summer Sale is friggin' astounding. The best deals of the past 10 days are...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Today on Steam: Deus Ex Human Revolution for $5, GTA IV for $6
— 1:02 PM on June 27, 2014

No, the Steam sale hasn't run out of good deals yet, shockingly enough. Today's headliners include Alan Wake, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, GTA IV, and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Nexus devices aren't going away, says Google
— 11:44 AM on June 27, 2014

When rumors began to swirl around Google's Android Silver program back in April, Nexus fans worried that it spelled the end of their favorite direct-from-Google...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Deal of the week: Thermaltake's Theron gaming mouse for $20
— 11:14 AM on June 27, 2014

On the off chance that you haven't spent all your money in the ongoing Steam Summer Sale, we've collected a handful of enticing hardware deals....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Storage Input devices

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60 FPS content, new creator options coming to YouTube
— 9:12 AM on June 27, 2014

The latest YouTube statistics are pretty insane. Each month, the site serves more than six billion hours of video to over a billion unique users....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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AMD lauds Mantle gains in Plants vs. Zombies
— 6:00 AM on June 27, 2014

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare came out earlier this week, and AMD wasted no time touting the benefits of Mantle support in that game. According...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Dishonored, Black Flag among today's Steam deals
— 3:39 PM on June 26, 2014

Another day, another round of Steam deals. If the bargains to date haven't already made you re-mortgage your house, there are even more nice ones...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Google to bring Chromebooks, Android closer together
— 1:03 PM on June 26, 2014

Google's Chromebook platform is gaining steam. In its I/O keynote, Google touted partnerships with eight OEMs, a total of 15 Chromebook models, and availability in 28 countries....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Personal tech

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Android Wear paves the way for smarter watches
— 10:36 AM on June 26, 2014

If today's smart watches aren't living up to your Dick Tracy fantasies, have hope. At yesterday's I/O keynote, Google discussed the future of Android Wear, its...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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New Android graphics extensions power impressive UE4 demo
— 9:30 AM on June 26, 2014

As part of its I/O keynote yesterday, Google revealed the Android Extension Pack, a set of graphics features built into the next version of the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Game consoles Operating systems

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Google envisions Android everywhere at I/O conference
— 4:27 PM on June 25, 2014

Google has kicked off its 2014 I/O developer conference. In this morning's keynote, the company shared some big numbers for Android and an even bigger...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Personal tech

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Arkham Origins, BioShock Infinite get the daily deal treatment
— 12:32 PM on June 25, 2014

Today's crop of deals in the Steam Summer Sale is now ripe for the picking. Among my favorites in the daily deals are Batman Arkham...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AOC's 24'' G-Sync monitor is coming in July
— 10:37 AM on June 25, 2014

AOC has rolled out a 24" display infused with Nvidia's G-Sync technology. The variable-refresh mojo allows the G2460PG to update the screen only when...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Catalyst 14.6 RC drivers boost performance, add CrossFire profiles
— 9:15 AM on June 25, 2014

Good morning, Radeon users. There's a fresh set of Catalyst drivers waiting for you. Available here from AMD's knowledge base site, the new Catalyst...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Oculus acquires Xbox controller design studio
— 6:00 AM on June 25, 2014

Oculus has now added controller expertise to its growing collection of in-house talent. The company has

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Today's Steam deals include Ghosts, Fallout: New Vegas, Torchlight II
— 3:38 PM on June 24, 2014

The Steam Summer Sale is still in full swing, and today's discounts apply to some pretty high-profile games, including Fallout: New Vegas, Torchlight II,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Ubisoft might avoid PC delay with Assassin's Creed Unity
— 12:25 PM on June 24, 2014

Ubisoft has a history of tardy PC releases, so much so that the phenomenon has a name: the "Ubidelay." In a recent interview with...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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