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Next Xbox may have AMD Jaguar cores, $500 price tag
— 4:59 PM on April 8, 2013

Now that the PlayStation 4 is official, all eyes are on Microsoft—and the rumor mill is grinding on at full speed. Both Bloomberg and Paul...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Friday night topic: The professionalization of childhood
— 5:13 PM on April 5, 2013

I don't know how many of you have observed this, but I think there's a growing trend over the past, say, 20 years or so...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Report: Next-gen Xbox to require persistent online connection
— 9:13 AM on April 5, 2013

If the recent SimCity launch taught us anything, it's that gamers aren't all that keen on titles that require a persistent online connection. Making...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Internet

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Epic's Rein calls PS4 a 'really perfect gaming PC'
— 11:11 AM on April 4, 2013

I think game developers are happy with Sony's choice of hardware for the PlayStation 4. At least, Epic Games' Mark Rein seems to be. In...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

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AMD touts unified gaming strategy
— 2:49 PM on April 1, 2013

Last week at GDC, AMD held an event for the press highlighting its commitment to gaming and graphics while dropping a series of newsy bits...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming Game consoles

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Friday Night Topic, early edition: What's going to happen with North Korea?
— 6:11 PM on March 28, 2013

We're doing our Friday Night Topic early this week, since tomorrow is a TR holiday. Also, because Scott is on a plane flying back from...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Friday night topic: The rise of rulemaking
— 5:58 PM on March 22, 2013

Growing up, I sometimes wondered what my generation's contributions to the world might be. Now that I'm an adult, I can see those contributions...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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My sci-fi book is on sale through Friday!
— 4:00 AM on March 20, 2013

Hi folks. A few months ago, my first book, a sci-fi novella called...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Gadgets on the piste
— 10:23 PM on March 17, 2013

Warning: The following is by no means an in-depth review or related to PC hardware. I used a recent ski trip as an opportunity to...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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Sony: Developers wanted the PS4 to be PC-like
— 3:32 PM on March 15, 2013

The last major console to feature an x86 processor was the original Xbox, which came out all the way back in 2001. Since then, RISC...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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Release roundup: Cases, coolers, memory, and an overclocking event
— 5:28 PM on March 14, 2013

This week in our roundup of miscellaneous announcements, we have news of fresh products from Corsair and Thermaltake. We also have the skinny on an...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Miscellaneous Memory

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Nvidia ''didn't want'' the PlayStation 4
— 3:05 PM on March 14, 2013

AMD has scored a big design win with the PlayStation 4. When the console comes out later this year, it will pack an AMD-designed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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Nvidia PhysX SDK adds PlayStation 4 support
— 12:11 PM on March 11, 2013

We already know Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 console will feature a custom AMD processor that combines Jaguar CPU cores with Radeon graphics. It...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Newell: Steam Box prototypes coming in 3-4 months
— 9:07 AM on March 6, 2013

This is a pretty exciting year for gamers. Sony has unveiled the PlayStation 4, Microsoft is about to do the same with the next...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

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Etc.
— 11:04 AM on February 26, 2013

Any of you snowed in today? It's a snow day for most folks here in the Kansas City area. After getting hit with...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Autonomous quadrocopter drones learn to juggle
— 9:53 AM on February 22, 2013

For a little while, I've been casually watching the development of quadrocopters like the Parrot AR.Drone. The camera-equipped, iPhone-controlled Parrot is a pretty...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Personal tech

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AMD sheds more light on the PS4's custom APU
— 2:30 PM on February 21, 2013

Yesterday, Sony confirmed that the PlayStation 4 is powered by a single chip with eight x86 cores and PC-class graphics. The firm didn't get...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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Sony confirms PlayStation 4's PC guts
— 9:46 PM on February 20, 2013

Confirming the rumors that have been swirling for quite some time, Sony finally revealed today that its next-generation console is basically a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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