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HBO to launch standalone streaming service in 2015
— 5:03 PM on October 15, 2014

Next year, you may be able to watch Game of Thrones as it airs without a cable subscription... and without resorting to less-than-legal avenues. Time...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Google unleashes Android 5.0 Lollipop, new Nexus devices
— 12:20 PM on October 15, 2014

Today's the day, folks. The new Nexus devices are here—as is Android 5.0, which has gotten its final, dessert-themed nickname: Lollipop.

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

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New Far Cry 4 trailer has hyperbole-inspiring visuals
— 6:00 AM on October 15, 2014

Although game trailers are typically dominated by generic dubstep tracks, the latest one for Far Cry 4 is a definite departure from the norm. The...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Here's how to lift the 30 FPS cap in The Evil Within
— 10:48 AM on October 14, 2014

Tango Gameworks and Bethesda's The Evil Within came out today to generally positive reviews. As we learned last week, the game's PC release...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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New Star Citizen clip shows exquisitely detailed planet surface
— 11:24 AM on October 13, 2014

Man, Star Citizen is looking better and better. The latest demo from Roberts Space Industries shows the game's Planetside module, with a player landing on...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Etc.
— 11:11 AM on October 13, 2014

Morning, folks. I hope you had a good weekend. Mine was, oddly, quite relaxing. Doesn't happen often enough. I spent some time with my kids,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Sennheiser HD 558s for $100, Dragon Age for free, and more
— 11:25 AM on October 10, 2014

Columbus Day sales abound, providing some interesting fodder for our weekly deals post. Before we get into the individual items, we should point out that...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Storage Game consoles

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With Chrome 38, Linux users get no-fuss Netflix support
— 11:04 AM on October 10, 2014

At long last, playing Netflix on Linux should Just Work™—so long as you're using Google's latest web browser. As Liliputing reports, the latest stable release...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet Software

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iBuypower releases $399 Steam machine—sans Steam OS
— 12:13 PM on October 9, 2014

Valve may have postponed the Steam machine rollout until next year, but that hasn't stopped some of its partners from releasing the systems we...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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The Evil Within PC will be locked at 30 FPS by default
— 10:46 AM on October 9, 2014

Survival horror game The Evil Within comes out for Windows and consoles on October 14. In an FAQ on the game's official forums, publisher Bethesda...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD's CEO transition is a natural next step
— 7:50 PM on October 8, 2014

I just finished listening in to the conference call for financial analysts regarding AMD's CEO transition from Rory Read to Dr. Lisa Su. As...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Gaming

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a ''realistic'' RPG built with CryEngine
— 10:56 AM on October 8, 2014

Medieval role-playing games tend to be set in fantasy worlds filled with magic, dragons, and other fictional flourishes. Kingdom Come: Deliverance takes a different...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Microsoft's Project Spark game creation sandbox is free for Win8.1
— 10:46 AM on October 7, 2014

After about a year in beta, Microsoft's Project Spark is finally ready for prime time. The game creation tool is now available for...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Assassin's Creed Unity is too much for console CPUs
— 6:00 AM on October 7, 2014

The latest game consoles aren't even a year old, but developers are already bumping into the limits of the hardware. Loads of games run...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Gaming

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Here's my appearance on The WAN Show from last night
— 11:09 AM on October 4, 2014

Below is the archived video of last night's episode of The WAN Show with LinusTech. We talked about AMD's' CPU plans, 14-nm process tech, G-Sync...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Displays Gaming

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Sniper Elite 3 gets Mantle support; dev outlines implementation
— 1:38 PM on October 3, 2014

Developer Rebellion announced last year that its next...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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It's official: Windows 10 will ship with DirectX 12
— 4:53 PM on October 2, 2014

I think this was pretty much a given already, but it's nice to have confirmation. In a post on the official DirectX Developer Blog, Microsoft's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software Operating systems Windows

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Borderlands 2 comes to SteamOS, and The Pre-Sequel will follow
— 11:38 AM on October 1, 2014

SteamOS is slowly picking up, well, you know. The number of native games has grown to nearly 700, and though most of those are...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

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