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Serious bug in Linux kernel allows for privilege escalation
— 4:17 PM on January 20, 2016

The security team at Perception Point has uncovered a serious bug in the Linux kernel that could allow a regular user to get elevated...

Type: News story Tags: Software Linux-Unix Servers

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MSI boosts Gaming 24 AIO with Skylake and new graphics cards
— 5:19 PM on January 19, 2016

MSI is apparently betting heavily on prebuilt systems these days, and today the company unveiled a new addition to its family of gaming-oriented all-in-one desktops....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Gaming

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AMD will introduce two Polaris GPUs this year
— 9:22 AM on January 19, 2016

In a recent interview with VentureBeat, AMD's Raja Koduri spilled a handful of beans on the company's upcoming Polaris GPUs. Most notably, Koduri...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Win10 will be the only Windows supported on next-gen hardware
— 5:36 AM on January 18, 2016

Microsoft announced Friday that Windows 10 will be the only version of Windows supported on future CPUs and chipsets. The company will continue to...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Fallout 4 amazes and annoys
— 5:56 PM on January 15, 2016

We took a months-long trip through Fallout 4's wasteland. Here's what we came back with.

Type: Feature article Tags: Gaming

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Check out our first impressions of The Mean Greens: Plastic Warfare
— 9:45 AM on January 15, 2016

When I first saw the trailer for The Mean Greens: Plastic Warfare, I knew I had to try it out. Running around as a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Origin Access service gives gamers VIP status for $5 a month
— 3:24 PM on January 13, 2016

Now this is something nobody was expecting—certainly on par with the Spanish Inquisition. Electronic Arts has pulled back the curtain on a surprisingly sensible...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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TrendMicro hole gives attackers the keys to affected PCs
— 9:40 AM on January 13, 2016

A recent version of TrendMicro Antivirus contained a serious security vulnerability that would let a remote attacker run arbitrary commands on the target system...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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HTC Vive pre-orders begin February 29
— 2:22 PM on January 11, 2016

For those who were waiting for details of how to buy HTC's Vive in the wake of Oculus' own pre-order announcement, the wait...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Input devices Gaming

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AMD Radeon Crimson 16.1 drivers come with a ton 'o fixes
— 10:46 AM on January 11, 2016

AMD has released version 16.1 of its Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers, and it's easy to see that its software engineers have been on...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Alienware puts OLED screens in mobile gamers' reach
— 7:48 PM on January 8, 2016

Dell and Lenovo have already deemed OLED screens good enough for prime time as monitors. Now, according to PC World, Alienware is...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Gaming

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Windows 10 upgrade notifications can be disabled with a registry edit
— 2:28 PM on January 8, 2016

Since July, Microsoft has offered Windows 10 as an optional free upgrade for many users of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. As we let you...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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The executioner is coming for older versions of Internet Explorer
— 5:54 PM on January 7, 2016

Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, and 10 have their days numbered. Come January 12, only Internet Explorer 11 will be supported on modern Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Operating systems Windows Servers

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Cooler Master gaming keyboards offer switch type variety
— 12:46 PM on January 7, 2016

Along with cases and cooling apparatus, Cooler Master also has some new gaming peripherals on display at CES. Meet the MasterKeys keyboards and...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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The Oculus Remote eases users into VR
— 2:34 AM on January 7, 2016

When preorders for the Oculus Rift launched yesterday a new piece of the puzzle got an introduction, as well. The Oculus Remote, true to...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Asus unleashes three Republic of Gamers peripherals
— 4:24 PM on January 6, 2016

Asus has revealed three peripherals in its Republic of Gamers line at CES. The first is the ROG Claymore gaming keyboard. It features Cherry MX...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Input devices Mobile computing Gaming

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MSI's CES 2016 PC lineup is all about gaming power
— 8:00 AM on January 6, 2016

MSI has pulled back the curtain on the products it's been working on for CES 2016, and it's safe to say the company's firing with...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Here are the PC specs you'll need to play Rise of the Tomb Raider
— 2:22 AM on January 6, 2016

If you aren't excited for Rise of the Tomb Raider, you should be. The 2013 reboot to the Tomb Raider franchise is one of my...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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