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Need for Speed for PC embraces 4K displays and unlocked FPS
— 5:17 PM on February 11, 2016

After a brief delay, the latest Need for Speed game is coming to PC on March 15. The racing game was released for Xbox...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Take a video tour of our Breadbox build
— 4:24 PM on February 11, 2016

We recently posted a build log for a small-form-factor gaming PC we like to call the Breadbox. We've documented the build process on video, too....

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems The Tech Report

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HP will bring FreeSync to all of its AMD-powered laptops this year
— 9:14 AM on February 11, 2016

AMD has announced that HP will be offering consumers FreeSync-enabled HP Envy 15z laptops sometime during the first half of this year. Those...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Asus releases a trio of colorful B150 boards for smaller PCs
— 10:57 AM on February 10, 2016

It's still amazing how much horsepower one can cram into a small computer these days. Asus is serving that increasingly popular market with three B150-based...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Gaming

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Google to phase out Flash display ads in January of next year
— 8:27 AM on February 10, 2016

Progress towards a Flash-free web continues. Google has announced that as of June 30 of this year, no new Flash-based ads will be accepted...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Oculus will discount Oculus Ready PCs as part of a Rift bundle
— 3:36 PM on February 9, 2016

Oculus' Rift is almost here, but in case you haven't heard, it's probably not going to run on the old family laptop. For those uninterested...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Amazon lets developers build games for free with Lumberyard
— 8:58 AM on February 9, 2016

Amazon, never shy to enter a new line of business, has announced a free, cross-platform game engine today called Lumberyard. The online giant also...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Servers

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MSI's GT72S G Tobii offers eye-tracking tech on the go for $2600
— 4:00 PM on February 8, 2016

Just a month ago, we took a peek at MSI's updated gaming laptop lineup. Among them, the GT72S Tobii looked the most intriguing. It...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Input devices Mobile computing Gaming

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Asus' ROG Horus GK2000 keyboard spreads its wings
— 9:36 AM on February 8, 2016

Asus has added another mechanical gaming keyboard to its Republic of Gamers lineup, the Horus GK2000. Named after the Egyptian god of the sky...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Square Enix patches Rise of the Tomb Raider for the PC
— 4:21 PM on February 6, 2016

Just in time for this weekend, Square Enix has released a patch for the latest Lara Croft adventure, Rise of the Tomb Raider. After...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Google Safe Browsing blocks sites with fake download buttons
— 2:31 PM on February 4, 2016

Google is making good on its promise to protect users from social engineering attempts. The company is now putting the kibosh on fake...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Audiosurf 2 is worth a look
— 10:40 AM on February 4, 2016

I was looking for a game to relieve the stress of a long day recently. After looking through my Steam library for a while, I...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD and Nvidia release graphics driver hotfixes
— 9:30 AM on February 2, 2016

Both AMD and Nvidia have freshly released hotfixes for their graphics drivers. Nvidia's 361.82 update addresses a problem that made internal graphics cards appear to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Fallout 4 patch 1.3 brings HBAO+ and better particle effects to the PC
— 4:23 PM on February 1, 2016

In our Fallout 4 review, we concluded that while it's a good game, it could still use a little more work on the technical...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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GOG offers risk-free purchases of select early-access games
— 10:03 AM on January 28, 2016

It's becoming quite common for game developers to offer early access to upcoming titles in order to drum up anticipation, stress-test servers, or get feedback...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Oracle plans to eliminate the Java browser plugin
— 8:17 AM on January 28, 2016

Big changes are in the works for the world's second most popular programming language. Following Mozilla's announcement that its Firefox browser will not...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Stretch your strategy muscles with the Humble Firaxis Bundle
— 3:21 PM on January 27, 2016

A pay-what-you-want game pack isn't the kind of news one tends to see these days, but sometimes there are exceptions. Humble Bundle and Firaxis

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Chrome 48 for iOS brings massive speed and stability improvements
— 12:51 PM on January 27, 2016

Version 48 of the Chrome browser was released today. While this release doesn't deserve much fanfare for its desktop operating system incarnations, it's a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Internet Software Networking

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