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Killing Floor 2 simulates realistic gore with Nvidia's PhysX FleX
— 5:32 PM on June 17, 2015

We've seen some neat demonstrations based on Nvidia's PhysX FleX particle-based materials simulation library in the past few months, but the technology doesn't...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Keep on haulin' in the free world with American Truck Simulator
— 10:28 AM on June 17, 2015

If you're a Euro Truck Simulator fan who's always wanted a taste of trucking on the other side of the pond, take note: developer SCS...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Gears of War: Ultimate Edition is coming to the PC
— 9:21 PM on June 16, 2015

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition isn't just for Xbox One owners anymore. The Coalition studio boss Rod Fergusson confirmed that the remastered version of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Some Samsung SSDs may suffer from a buggy TRIM implementation
— 10:22 AM on June 16, 2015

A new bug may be present in the firmware of some Samsung SSDs. An engineer from search provider Algolia has written up a blog...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Systems Servers

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Mass Effect Andromeda travels to a new galaxy in winter 2016
— 3:34 PM on June 15, 2015

We're watching EA's E3 presentation, and the first game out of the gate is a brand-new Mass Effect, called Andromeda. The launch trailer is already...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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There's a new Doom on the horizon, and there will be blood
— 10:19 AM on June 15, 2015

Fallout 4 and Dishonored 2 weren't the only big news from Bethesda's E3 showcase. There's a new Doom coming, and id Software's Marty...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Fallout 4 gets crafty, arrives November 10
— 12:00 AM on June 15, 2015

We've seen the first trailer for Fallout 4 already, and we now know a lot more about it thanks to Bethesda Softworks' E3 showcase presentation...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Updated: Microsoft takes aim at apps that lock down browser search settings
— 1:00 PM on June 12, 2015

Producers of annoying browser toolbars, take note: Microsoft recently announced that its security products will begin flagging some search add-ons as malware. Any software...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Futuremark is developing a VR benchmarking tool
— 4:56 PM on June 10, 2015

Futuremark has announced that it's developing VRMark, a new benchmarking tool for virtual-reality hardware. Unlike 3DMark, this new product will use a combination of...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming Software

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HGST's 10TB drive uses custom software to access shingled platters
— 2:01 AM on June 9, 2015

HGST first revealed its 10TB cold storage drive back in September. The 3.5" mechanical unit combines helium-filled internals with Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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iOS 9 brings some multitasking love to the iPad
— 5:35 PM on June 8, 2015

A major selling point of the iPad over smartphones is its more expansive screen, but iOS has only allowed one app to run at a...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Mac

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Apple gets proactive with iOS 9
— 4:46 PM on June 8, 2015

iOS 9 is coming, and major changes are coming with it. In an apparent answer to Google Now, iOS 9 will include some contextual awareness...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Mac

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16.7 billion reasons Altera sold out to Intel
— 3:14 PM on June 1, 2015

Rumors have been swirling around this one for a while, but it just became official: Intel is buying FPGA maker Altera for $16.7 billion.  The official...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech Servers

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GeForce 353.06 drivers support GTX 980 Ti, G-Sync updates
— 10:14 AM on June 1, 2015

Nvidia has released fresh WHQL-certified drivers just in time for Heroes the Storm. The 353.06 update is optimized for Blizzard's new MOBA, and it also supports...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming Software

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SourceForge adds software bloat to more installers
— 12:06 AM on May 29, 2015

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. In the "we totally didn't see this one coming" department, SourceForge is under fire for "enhancing" downloads offered on its website...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Catalyst 15.5 betas promise gains in Project Cars, Witcher 3
— 5:57 PM on May 28, 2015

AMD has just posted some Catalyst 15.5  beta drivers in response to the releases of Project Cars and The Witcher 3. The official release notes are pretty...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software Windows

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Leak claims Skylake Xeons have up to 28 cores, new memory architecture
— 10:47 AM on May 27, 2015

Ready for another leaked slide deck detailing unannounced products? EXPreview has posted official-looking documents spelling out Intel's plans for Xeon processors based on its...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Microsoft is bringing a little slice of Windows 10 to Android, iOS
— 9:14 AM on May 27, 2015

A major theme of Windows 10 is the consistent experience provided across various devices and screen sizes, from phones to tablets to full-blown desktop PCs....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Windows

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