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Crytek releases Cryengine source code on Github
— 4:00 PM on May 25, 2016

Back in March, Crytek started offering its Cryengine V game engine to developers on a "pay-what-you-want" scheme. Today, developers don't even need to go...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Toshiba releases 8TB X300 HDD
— 10:52 AM on May 25, 2016

If you're dreaming of some big mechanical storage to go with one of the upcoming OCZ RD400 SSDs that Toshiba announced yesterday, there's some more...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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OCZ RD400 NVMe SSD heats up the enthusiast storage game
— 11:02 AM on May 24, 2016

We recently reported on big changes in the OCZ SSD lineup under Toshiba. OCZ’s previous line of SSDs was cut down to just two...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung's 750 EVO SSD family grows with a 500GB model
— 10:33 AM on May 24, 2016

With its 850 series solid-state disks, Samsung did away with the non-EVO, non-Pro base model in its lineup, leaving folks in the market for a cheap-yet-quality SSD looking...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.3 gears up for Overwatch
— 4:46 PM on May 23, 2016

It's a good season for PC gaming, all right. There have been more than a few high-profile releases lately, and one could say graphics driver...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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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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Oculus App version 1.4 breaks the Revive patch
— 1:03 PM on May 20, 2016

Oculus updated its Rift desktop software to version 1.4 this week. The update itself doesn't sound like that big a deal on its...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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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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HGST drives lead the pack in latest Backblaze reliability report
— 5:33 PM on May 17, 2016

Every quarter, Backblaze releases a report that accounts for the thousands of hard drives it uses in its proprietary Storage Pod enclosures, and the failure...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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Toshiba thins its OCZ SSD offerings
— 12:07 PM on May 16, 2016

After OCZ declared bankruptcy in 2013, Toshiba purchased the company and gave it a new lease on life. OCZ continued to produce a full...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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WD-SanDisk acquisition clears final regulatory hurdle
— 7:00 AM on May 11, 2016

Back in October of last year, Western Digital announced its intent to buy SanDisk for $19 billion. While the road to completing that acquisition has...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Microsoft UWP update uncaps frame rates and turns on VRR
— 12:29 PM on May 10, 2016

In a Windows 10 update that will be released "later today," Microsoft is finally adding support for uncapped framerates to apps on the Unified Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software Windows

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Siri creators show off new and improved Viv personal assistant
— 7:44 AM on May 10, 2016

Digital assistants are a big part of how we interact with our mobile devices these days, and a big leap in digital assistant functionality could...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing Software

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AMD bolsters its budget storage options with its R3 SSDs
— 9:17 AM on May 5, 2016

AMD’s best-known Radeon products are graphics cards, but the brand name can be found on a range of other offerings. The company offers Radeon

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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