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Microsoft offers last-minute promos for Windows 10 holdouts
— 9:07 AM on July 19, 2016

The long-standing free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ends next week. To encourage the remaining holdouts to jump ship to the new operating system,...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Opera set to sell core units to Chinese business for $600 million
— 3:36 PM on July 18, 2016

Opera Software, best known for its desktop and mobile browser, may soon become Chinese instead of Norwegian. The company is inking a $600...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Software

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Nvidia VR Funhouse launches alongside new GeForce drivers
— 9:50 AM on July 14, 2016

Nvidia's latest Game Ready drivers are out this morning, and version 368.81 is all about VR. This update is optimized for Raw Data,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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AMD and Firaxis join forces to bring DX12 goodies to Civilization VI
— 10:18 AM on July 13, 2016

The Civilization family of games is without a doubt one of the most popular and long-running franchises out there for the PC. Developer Firaxis has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Cooler Master MasterBox 5 makes modularity more attainable
— 4:35 PM on July 12, 2016

Cooler Master's MasterCase 5 is a favorite of ours for higher-end systems, but its $105-and-up price tag is rather spendy for budget builds. Cooler...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Doom's long-awaited Vulkan support is rolling out today
— 10:55 AM on July 11, 2016

Doom's Vulkan implementation made waves at the GeForce GTX 1080 launch. Developer id Software showed the Vulkan version of the game running with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Radeon Software 16.7.1 lands with power fixes for RX 480
— 2:22 PM on July 7, 2016

There's been no small amount of talk in the past week or so surrounding the PCIe slot power draw from AMD's new Radeon...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Nvidia's VR Funhouse and Ansel game photo tool will arrive soon
— 11:44 AM on July 7, 2016

When Nvidia announced the GTX 1080 at Dreamhack back in May, the announcement overshadowed the fact that the company also teased a few upcoming...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Microsoft's final Windows 10 upgrade prompt goes full-screen
— 8:11 AM on July 6, 2016

The free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ends July 29, and Microsoft wants to make sure that all users that haven't yet upgraded are aware...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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GeForce Experience 3.0 beta puts games front and center
— 3:00 PM on July 5, 2016

Nvidia's GeForce Experience is probably a utility familiar to many a PC gamer by now. At least on my Nvidia-equipped PCs, the software helpfully...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Thermaltake Core P3 case takes up less wall space
— 9:30 AM on July 5, 2016

Earlier this year at Computex, we took a peek at Thermaltake's Core P3, a wall-mounted case that puts the hardware inside on full display....

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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The next Android release will be called Nougat
— 3:09 PM on June 30, 2016

Back at its I/O conference, Google called for the Android community to submit names for its upcoming Android N release. Android has traditionally been named...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update rolls out August 2
— 9:38 AM on June 29, 2016

The biggest question mark surrounding the Windows 10 Anniversary Update has been its release date—until now. Microsoft confirmed this morning that the update will...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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3DMark is getting a full-featured DirectX 12 benchmark
— 8:09 AM on June 24, 2016

Preeminent benchmarking tool 3DMark is getting a new game-like benchmark to test DirectX 12 performance soon, according to the Futuremark blog. The new test,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Star Wars Battlefront's Bespin update takes the fight to Cloud City
— 12:28 PM on June 21, 2016

Star Wars Battlefront has already taken players to the worlds of Endor, Hoth, Sullust, Tatooine, and Jakku. The latest update for EA's multiplayer space...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Microsoft's browser Edges out others in battery usage
— 4:44 PM on June 20, 2016

It's a fair guess that the majority of users have a browser window open all day, often with multiple tabs or windows. That means it...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Windows Networking

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Windows Insiders can now play with Microsoft's fresh install tool
— 3:23 PM on June 17, 2016

Microsoft has a new tool in testing for Windows Insiders that purports to make fresh OS installs as painless as possible. The life of...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Windows 10 build 14366 brings a bug fix bonanza to Insiders
— 10:03 AM on June 15, 2016

Windows Insider program lead Dona Sarkar updated the Windows blog yesterday afternoon to announce the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14366 and...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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