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Microsoft releases Pix DX12 tuning and debugging tool for Windows
— 10:00 AM on January 20, 2017

For three generations of Xbox consoles, game developers have used Microsoft's Pix tool for graphics performance tuning and debugging. Microsoft says that developers looking to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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Samsung's Android 7.0 rollout starts with the Galaxy S7
— 11:30 AM on January 19, 2017

Samsung announced today that its rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat is underway. Surprising no one, the company's current flagship models Galaxy S7 and S7...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software

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Radeon 17.1.1 drivers bring support for Resident Evil 7
— 4:23 PM on January 17, 2017

The latest batch of AMD's Radeon drivers, version 17.1.1, is now out in the wild. The new version packs support for the upcoming release...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Google RAISR upsamples thumbnails for massive bandwidth savings
— 4:44 PM on January 13, 2017

When we're browsing the web with our phones, bandwidth is usually at a premium. Even carriers that promise unlimited bandwidth often pin an asterisk to...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet Networking

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Upcoming Windows 10 build offers improved privacy settings
— 9:54 AM on January 11, 2017

As of last August, about two-thirds of gerbils who responded to our poll said they took Microsoft's offer of a free Windows 10 upgrade....

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Windows Insider build 15002 offers a bevy of improvements
— 4:39 PM on January 9, 2017

Microsoft is starting the New Year offering a ton of goodies to its Windows Insiders. Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002, comes with wide...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Linksys WRT32X router packs Killer features
— 12:00 PM on January 6, 2017

Linksys is letting loose the WRT32X router with Killer Networking features onboard, courtesy of a partnership with Rivet Networks. A quick perusal of the spec...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Networking

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Nvidia GeForce Now game streaming comes to Mac and PC
— 10:59 AM on January 5, 2017

Nvidia has been touting its GeForce Now game streaming service for its Shield tablets and Google TV boxes for a while now. The graphics giant...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Internet Windows Mac

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Rumor: Windows 10 build 14997 hints at Game Mode feature
— 12:00 PM on December 28, 2016

On Christmas day, an internal build of Windows 10 (version 14997) leaked to the internet. Unlike the Preview builds that Microsoft distributes to Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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HandBrake reaches version 1.0.0 after 13 years of development
— 11:30 AM on December 27, 2016

The HandBrake project has reached version 1.0.0 after 13 years in development. Originally started as a convenient DVD ripping software for BeOS,...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Multithreaded Firefox 50 puts more extensions in sandboxes
— 1:30 PM on December 22, 2016

As the gamers in our audience know, multiple CPU cores help the most when software is written to take advantage of them. The fine folks...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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GeForce drivers hotfix 376.48 finally furnishes folding fix
— 9:00 AM on December 22, 2016

Stanford University's Folding@Home client has been broken on GeForces since the release of the 373.06 drivers back on October 6, forcing fans of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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PocketStrafe phone app lets you run around in VR
— 3:23 PM on December 21, 2016

If you haven't used VR, you could be forgiven for wondering why people invest so much time and money in technologies like 360-degree treadmills...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming Software

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Radeon Software 16.12.2 smooths some wrinkles
— 3:39 PM on December 20, 2016

The first update to AMD's Radeon ReLive software is here, in the form of the recently-released version 16.12.2. This new version can be described...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Computer Base tests DX12's mettle in The Division
— 10:47 AM on December 19, 2016

Microsoft's DirectX 12 API gets more popular every day. The latest AAA title to add support for Redmond's low-level graphics API is Ubisoft's The Division....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Unity engine adds Vulkan support for a big performance boost
— 11:22 AM on December 15, 2016

The latest beta of the Unity game engine is now available. Version 5.6 packs some interesting goodies: support for the Vulkan API and Google...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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GeForce 376.33 drivers offer extra security to gamers
— 12:41 PM on December 14, 2016

Nvidia's driver team has a fresh new release, but it doesn't include the usual grab-bag of optimizations and features. Instead, the GeForce 376.33 drivers...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Windows Store will bundle video drivers with games
— 9:00 AM on December 13, 2016

The Windows 10 Creators Update is set to release next spring, and it's poised to bring all sorts of enhancements to Windows 10, from stuff...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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