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Windows 8.1 Update to be required for future support
— 9:31 AM on June 11, 2014

Microsoft released the first major update for Windows 8.1, creatively named Windows 8.1 Update, back in April as part of its regular "patch Tuesday" cycle....

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Oculus VR reaffirms gaming focus
— 9:15 AM on June 11, 2014

With Facebook buying Oculus for $2 billion and vowing to make VR the "next social and communications platform," one might be rightly worried about...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Intel, Samsung aim to deliver 4K displays for $399
— 6:00 AM on June 6, 2014

And here I was, thinking that $649 4K display Scott...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Former Steam chief becomes Oculus' new Head of Platform
— 11:12 AM on June 5, 2014

Jason Holtman, former Valve business development chief and evangelist for Microsoft's PC...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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G-Sync monitor, mini gaming PCs among Asus' new ROG gear
— 10:44 AM on June 3, 2014

Earlier today at Computex, Asus let loose a veritable cornucopia of items under its Republic of Gamers brand. Among them: two stylish mini gaming...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays

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Asus' 32'' PA328Q monitor does 4K at 60Hz over HDMI 2.0
— 10:07 AM on June 2, 2014

As Scott discovered last week, Asus' 28" PB287Q 4K monitor is pretty sweet. That isn't the only new 4K display the company has...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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4K for $649: Asus' PB287Q monitor reviewed
— 9:24 PM on May 29, 2014

4K monitors just grew up in a hurry. This new Asus display works as a single tile at 60Hz refresh rates, which is the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Displays

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Acer unveils 4K monitor with G-Sync
— 12:22 PM on May 23, 2014

Monitors with support for Nvidia's G-Sync technology have been a long time coming. Now, at last, one seems to have arrived—and it's a doozy. Dubbed the...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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ZeniMax files lawsuit against Oculus VR
— 6:00 AM on May 22, 2014

Earlier this month, id Software parent company ZeniMax accused John Carmack of sharing its intellectual property with Oculus VR. Carmack and Oculus both...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Surface Pro 3 looks to replace tablets, laptops with one device
— 11:00 AM on May 20, 2014

Microsoft has just spilled the beans on its Surface Pro 3 tablet, and the details are really quite interesting. The company has taken a fresh...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Friday night topic: What's wrong with your computer?
— 4:57 PM on May 16, 2014

I'm pretty much the plumber with a leaky sink when it comes to my own PC. I kind of suspect some of you all...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Windows

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Oculus Rift headset and Kinect 3D cameras team up for slick VR demo
— 4:58 PM on May 14, 2014

We're all busy working on various projects, so news has been a little slow today. But here's something to keep you all occupied. ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Report: NSA sticks backdoor tools in routers
— 9:21 AM on May 13, 2014

Ready for another juicy NSA spying revelation? All right, here goes. According to the latest report by The Guardian, the National Security Agency implants...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Adaptive-Sync added to DisplayPort spec
— 1:10 PM on May 12, 2014

PC gaming animation may soon become more fluid than ever, thanks to a development just announced by the folks at the VESA display standards...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Oculus says its VR tech has no ZeniMax IP
— 10:05 PM on May 5, 2014

id Software co-founder and programming guru John Carmack collaborated with Oculus founder Palmer Luckey early in the development of the Rift VR headset. Carmack eventually left id to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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ZeniMax: Carmack stole our intellectual property for Oculus
— 12:03 PM on May 1, 2014

John Carmack's recent career change has raised quite a few eyebrows—and, as the Wall Street Journal reported this morning, it's also landed Carmack and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Steam in-home streaming beta open to all
— 9:18 AM on May 1, 2014

Last year, Valve introduced a closed beta test for Steam's in-home streaming capability. The feature allows PC games to be streamed from one...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Networking

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28'' Asus 4K monitor has single tile, $649 price tag
— 11:42 AM on April 30, 2014

Remember the PB287Q monitor Asus introduced in January? The 28" 4K display was supposed to arrive in the second quarter and sell for...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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