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Revive patch developers fire back by disabling Oculus DRM
— 12:33 PM on May 23, 2016

A couple days ago, we learned that the Revive patch—a compatibility layer that allows HTC Vive owners to play games from the Oculus Store...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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Dell P4317Q 43" monitor is a multitasking monster
— 5:08 PM on May 20, 2016

We talk a lot about monitors around here, but we rarely come across one as unusual as the Dell P4317Q. This 43" 4K monster is...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Google details Android N security and performance improvements
— 12:03 PM on May 19, 2016

The as-yet-unnamed Android N was officially announced during Google's I/O 2016 Keynote. For those fortunate enough to own a Nexus or Pixel C device,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Microsoft releases update rollup for Windows 7 SP1
— 9:14 AM on May 18, 2016

Microsoft has released an update rollup for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 that it's calling a "convenience rollup."...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 5:50 AM on May 17, 2016

Eight is Enough DigiTimes: Intel, Microsoft to limit OS support on new processors; to increase IPC players costs AnandTech: AMD changes SSD strategy:...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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iOS 9.3.2 and OS X 10.11.5 bring lots of small fixes
— 3:57 PM on May 16, 2016

Looks like today is Apple Patch Monday. Cupertino has released a bevy of fixes for its two main operating systems, bringing iOS to version...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Weekend Shortbread
— 4:07 AM on May 14, 2016

Eight is Enough VideoCardz: AMD to give an "Inside look at Polaris' on May 18th DigiTimes: Asustek expects 2Q16 revenues to drop...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Rumor: Google to launch Android VR headset at Google I/O
— 12:55 PM on May 13, 2016

There’s a rumor going around that Google is going to throw its hat into the VR headset ring. The Android news site Android Police...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Displays

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Friday the 13th Shortbread
— 5:44 AM on May 13, 2016

Eight is Enough GameSpot: Consoles will eventually be replaced by streaming, Ubisoft CEO says VideoCardz: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 GPU-Z specifications leaked VideoCardz: Nvidia...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday Shortbread
— 2:32 PM on May 12, 2016

Eight is Enough AnandTech: HDD shipments down 20% in Q1 2016, hit multi-year low PCGamesN: Nvidia only natively supporting 2-way SLI with...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Win10 Insider Build 14342 extends Edge and kills Wi-Fi Sense
— 9:47 AM on May 11, 2016

Microsoft released a new preview build for Windows 10 Insiders on the fast ring today. The headline news for today’s build, Build 14342, is a...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Free upgrades to Windows 10 end July 29
— 7:57 AM on May 6, 2016

Microsoft released a blog post yesterday announcing that Windows 10 has reached 300 million active users. While that news wouldn’t cause much of a stir...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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G.Skill's Ripjaws KM780R gaming keyboard reviewed
— 11:48 AM on May 5, 2016

Established RAM manufacturer G.Skill is branching into gaming peripherals of late. We've already examined the company's Ripjaws MX780 gaming mouse, and now we're looking at...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices

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AMD adds refresh-rate ranges to its FreeSync monitor page
— 10:07 AM on May 4, 2016

AMD is making it easier to figure out the details of compatible monitors on its FreeSync page. A recent update added refresh-rate ranges and...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Philips' new 43-inch monitor might make native 4K practical
— 11:44 AM on May 3, 2016

Philips is releasing the BDM4350UC in the United States and the UK today. This 43-inch 4K IPS display supersedes the company's BDM4065UC monitor, which...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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AOC Agon AG271QX is the first in a new line of gaming displays
— 7:39 AM on April 29, 2016

Chinese display manufacturer AOC recently announced that it planned to release a new line of gaming monitors under the brand name Agon. Today it's...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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We take a seat on Turris' VR Chair
— 2:44 PM on April 28, 2016

Praevidi's Turris VR Chair lets players navigate seated VR experiences by shifting their bodies, an approach that decouples head- and torso-position tracking to create a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases Miscellaneous Input devices Gaming

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Acer's Predator Z1 curved monitors are aggressively priced
— 11:50 AM on April 26, 2016

Acer's Predator gaming monitor series has been growing rapidly since its inception last year. While the brand has been used primarily for ultra-high-end, does-it-all gaming displays,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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