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Google begins offering tasty Android Nougat to Nexus devices
— 3:45 PM on August 22, 2016

Android development at Google has been going on at a steady clip. The computing giant has begun the rollout of Android 7.0, codename...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Nvidia squashes high-refresh-rate "power bug" with 372.54 driver
— 8:23 AM on August 22, 2016

We've been reporting on a power bug of sorts with Nvidia graphics cards for quite some time now. The issue rears its ugly head whenever...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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Intel announces next-gen Knights Mill Xeon Phi accelerator
— 10:29 AM on August 18, 2016

You may all be wondering what's up with the Internet's coverage of IDF, since there wasn't a lot of news coming from that front yesterday....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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AMD gives us our first real moment of Zen
— 8:00 AM on August 18, 2016

At a special event yesterday evening, AMD gave us our first peek under the hood of the Zen CPU architecture and gave a gutsy performance...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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AMD open-sources VR audio and video-acceleration SDKs
— 3:00 PM on August 17, 2016

AMD is adding source code for two of its SDKs—TrueAudio Next and version 1.3 of the Advanced Media Framework—to its GPUOpen developer resource...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Software

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The budget CPU overclocking dream may still be alive at Intel
— 5:55 PM on August 16, 2016

Intel's Pentium Anniversary Edition chip was a surprise to us when it launched a little over two years ago. Sure, that 53W chip offered...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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ARM and Intel team up to ease custom 10-nm FinFET development
— 2:57 PM on August 16, 2016

ARM is broadening its 10-nm ambitions today with a surprising new partnership. The company is making its Artisan physical IP toolkit available for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Nvidia 372.54 drivers get ready for Deus Ex and No Man's Sky
— 1:44 AM on August 16, 2016

Along with its piping-hot new mobile GPUs, Nvidia has a fresh set of drivers for the masses. Version 372.54 brings support for the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Minecraft gets native Oculus Rift support
— 6:28 PM on August 15, 2016

Minecraft is such a ubiquitous cultural touchstone these days that it was only a matter of time before it officially arrived on a PC-powered VR...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Radeon Software 16.8.2 supports No Man's Sky and Paragon
— 11:09 AM on August 15, 2016

No Man's Sky is finally out on PC, but its launch has been a little unsteady. Widespread reports of technical issues plague the ambitious title....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Rumor: AMD Zen engineering samples leaked and benchmarked
— 4:29 PM on August 12, 2016

With the recent graphics card releases more or less out of the way, it's now time to turn our collective attention to everything Zen....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Gaming

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Lenovo throws a FreeSync curveball with its Y27F display
— 4:21 PM on August 12, 2016

Lenovo is no stranger to making monitors, but we wouldn't associate the company with gaming peripherals off the tops of our heads. The new

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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900 million Android devices host vulnerable Qualcomm drivers
— 3:50 PM on August 8, 2016

It's August, and we're at the height of the summer season. That means beaches, hot weather, cold beer, and large-impact Android device vulnerabilities. The folks...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software

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Radeon Software 16.8.1 is ready for the RX 470 and RX 460
— 3:14 PM on August 8, 2016

I've been putting AMD's Radeon Software 16.8.1 driver through its paces over the past few days, and now the rest of you can enjoy...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Dell doles out a duo of variable-refresh gaming displays
— 9:56 AM on August 8, 2016

We don't have a lot of love for pre-built desktop computers around these parts, but we're fond of Dell anyway. That Texas company produces some...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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HTC's Viveport front-end will offer VR content beyond games
— 12:36 PM on August 5, 2016

The SteamVR software interface that powers HTC's Vive headset is a solid tool for gamers,  but HTC wants to broaden the appeal of the platform...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Displays

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Dell SE2717H offers 27" of affordable FreeSync goodness
— 12:48 PM on August 4, 2016

It's good fun to talk about GTX 1080s and Titan Xes, but the fact remains that most people's budgets can't quite stretch to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Microsoft broadens HoloLens availability
— 4:40 PM on August 3, 2016

Back in February, Microsoft made its HoloLens augmented-reality headset available to select developers through an application process. Folks that Redmond deemed qualified then needed...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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