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Firmware update 1.3 is available for Shield Android TV
— 4:55 PM on July 7, 2015

Nvidia has released firmware version 1.3 for its Shield Android TV set-top box. The update is meant to fix issues with Wi-Fi connectivity...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Software

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Check out this 18-minute guided tour of No Man's Sky
— 2:00 PM on July 7, 2015

No Man's Sky developer Hello Games visited with IGN to give an updated look at the open-world universe exploration sim.  You can watch the studio's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Oculus wants to demo the Rift in retail locations
— 1:39 PM on July 7, 2015

Oculus says it'll start selling its Rift VR headset beginning in Q1 2016. A fundamental problem with selling VR gear to most consumers is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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AMD issues updated statement on Fury X noise problems
— 5:52 PM on July 6, 2015

As you may know, reviewers and some of the initial buyers of Radeon R9 Fury X graphics cards have noticed a distinct, high-pitched whine coming...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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AMD revises Q2 guidance; gross margin, revenue fall
— 4:09 PM on July 6, 2015

AMD is revising its Q2 2015 financial guidance. The company expects that sequential revenue and gross margin will both decline more than previously expected. Sequential...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

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Samsung cranks SSDs to 2TB with the 850 Pro and EVO
— 11:04 AM on July 6, 2015

As solid-state storage goes, more is better—and Samsung is providing a lot more today. The company has doubled the capacity of its biggest 850 Pro...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Minecraft: Story Mode gets a trailer, more details at Minecon
— 8:35 AM on July 6, 2015

Telltale Games was at Minecon this past weekend with plenty to share regarding the previously-announced Minecraft: Story Mode. From what I can tell from...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Star Wars: Battlefront alpha gameplay videos leak
— 12:56 PM on July 2, 2015

Star Wars: Battlefront's multiplayer alpha is underway. Because nobody can keep a secret, gameplay videos have already leaked online, courtesy of All Games Beta. The...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Retail Fury X coolers still whine, don't include fix
— 12:28 PM on July 1, 2015

In my review of the Radeon R9 Fury X, I noted a rather annoying sound emanating from the card. I explained the problem like so: Despite...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Asus slaps its DirectCU III cooler on the GTX 980 Ti
— 6:00 AM on July 1, 2015

Remember Asus' top-end take on the Radeon R9 390X? It seems like the company's DirectCU III cooler isn't just a red-team exclusive. A...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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The folks at Rockstar Games get it
— 3:22 PM on June 30, 2015

I've been playing around with some semi-automated game testing options today, and among them, I tried out the integrated benchmark in GTA V. When I...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Star Citizen's first-person shooter module delayed indefinitely
— 2:08 PM on June 30, 2015

Chris Roberts has published an update on Star Citizen's progress with some unfortunate news about Star Marine, its first-person shooter component. After blowing past a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Half-Life 2: Episode Two and more new games arrive on Shield
— 11:00 AM on June 30, 2015

Want to relive the defense of White Forest or smack down some Hunters from the comfort of your couch? If you own a Shield...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Software

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Double the fans, double the fun with Gigabyte's new mini-GTX 960s
— 10:11 AM on June 30, 2015

Gigabyte's one of several graphics card makers with Mini-ITX-sized graphics cards in its lineup, but the coolers on those cards are usually tiny, single-fan affairs....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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New Unreal Engine 4 demo videos continue to amaze
— 9:56 AM on June 30, 2015

We've covered amazing Unreal Engine 4 demo videos before, and more examples have been popping up as artists find new ways to bend...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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AMD posts Fury X top plate schematics, customization guide
— 6:00 AM on June 30, 2015

AMD wasn't kidding when it told us that Radeon R9 Fury X owners would be able to customize their cards' dimpled, rubberized top plates by...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous

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F1 2015 revs up with new teaser trailer
— 4:50 PM on June 29, 2015

The Formula One season is in full swing, and Codemasters is right there with it. The studio has released a new teaser trailer for

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Nvidia's 353.38 hotfix driver fixes Chrome crashes, G-Sync lag
— 10:14 AM on June 29, 2015

If you're a Google Chrome user with an Nvidia graphics card who's experiencing browser crashes or other stability issues, the green team may have a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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