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Crytek demos CryEngine for Linux at GDC
— 10:52 PM on March 19, 2014

GDC 2014 — If you've been following the news lately, it'll come as no surprise that Crytek is working on a Linux port of its...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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Intel to renew commitment to desktop PCs with a slew of new CPUs
— 7:00 PM on March 19, 2014

Today, in a press conference at GDC, new Intel desktop CPU head Lisa Graff offered her assessment of the desktop PC market and offered

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Chipsets Systems

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Report: AMD's next-gen Carrizo APU supports DDR4, integrates chipset
— 10:11 AM on March 19, 2014

Carrizo is supposed to be AMD's next-gen APU. According to a leaked roadmap from December, the chip will replace Kaveri in 2015 and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets

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The Obligatory Super Hole VIII – The Uppity Armchair CD Edition
— 12:57 PM on February 3, 2014

Jason Fox, our resident Mac blogger, spends his days in the advertising business, and he has a tradition of rating the Superbowl commercials each year....

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Intel releases extensive Haswell graphics documentation
— 6:00 AM on December 31, 2013

Intel has released a boatload of hardware documentation for Haswell's integrated graphics....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Linux-Unix

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Report: Haswell-E slated for Q3'14 release
— 10:43 AM on December 26, 2013

In September, Intel refreshed its high-end desktop platform with Ivy Bridge-E. This chip is a modest upgrade over its Sandy Bridge-E predecessor, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

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Fan mockups show OS X with iOS 7-style interface
— 6:00 AM on December 20, 2013

Okay, so, fan-made user-interface mockups aren't generally worthy of news coverage. I know. But come on: it's the week before Christmas, and nothing's happening out...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Mac

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Here's a handy guide to the SteamOS beta
— 9:22 AM on December 16, 2013

Last Friday, the first prototype Steam machines arrived at the doorsteps of registered testers, and Valve released SteamOS, the Linux-based operating system that drives Steam...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Valve joins the Linux Foundation
— 4:34 PM on December 4, 2013

Well, folks, looks like Valve's love affair with Linux has become official. Earlier today, the company became a member of the Linux foundation, joining...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Report: Intel's 9-series chipsets won't support SATA Express
— 11:52 AM on November 13, 2013

Earlier this year, multiple reports suggested that Intel's next-generation motherboard platform would support SATA Express. However, new information seen by VR-Zone indicates...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Storage

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Apple posts record iPhone sales, disappoints Wall Street
— 9:26 AM on October 29, 2013

Apple's quarterly financials are out. These latest numbers correspond to the fourth quarter of Apple's 2013 fiscal year, which ended on September 28, and they...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Apple unveils 1-lb iPad Air, Retina-infused iPad mini
— 2:22 PM on October 22, 2013

After tackling Mac updates during today's keynote, Apple moved on to the pièce de résistance: new iPad goodness. Two new iPads are coming next month. The...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Apple updates MacBook Pro Retina lineup, releases OS X Mavericks for free
— 1:49 PM on October 22, 2013

I was expecting today's Apple keynote to be all about new iPads, but the company starting things off with some Mac-related announcements. The first of those...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

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Report: Broadwell to feature audio DSP for low-power playback, speech recognition
— 11:38 AM on October 15, 2013

PC audio is getting interesting again. We already know that AMD has integrated DSP hardware into some of its latest Radeons. Now, it looks...

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

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Rumor: 12'' Retina MacBook coming next year
— 6:00 AM on October 14, 2013

I've been waiting for a more affordable Retina MacBook for ages, and it...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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$99, ARM-powered Utilite PC now available to order
— 6:00 AM on October 4, 2013

Back in July, we told you all about Compulab's Utilite, a $99...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Linux-Unix Personal tech

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Apple's iMacs get Haswell, graphics upgrades
— 9:43 AM on September 24, 2013

Haswell processors are turning up in new notebooks left and right, and now, they've appeared inside Apple's latest iMacs. Apple announced the updated all-in-ones...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

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Back in jail with iOS 7
— 11:29 AM on September 20, 2013

Unless you're one of these people, you're probably aware that the entire Internet slowed to 300 baud modem speeds Wednesday as millions of First...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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