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Terraonion's MegaSD will play Sega CD games with FPGA power
— 4:10 PM on June 17, 2019

Analogue's Mega Sg remains one of the more interesting niche products we've reviewed in the last little while, but one thing it couldn't do was...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Nvidia's RTX finds its way into Cyberpunk 2077 and other titles at E3 2019
— 1:00 PM on June 12, 2019

As they say, "there are no bad products, just bad prices." So it goes when comparing graphics cards, of course, and one big variable in...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Xbox Game Pass for PC will be $10 a month
— 2:47 PM on June 9, 2019

It's almost E3 and so it's time for game makers and platform owners to start dropping gooey morsels of gaming news. Microsoft dropped the first...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Quake II RTX blew my mind this morning
— 5:40 PM on June 6, 2019

Back in the day, many of us convinced our friends and family that it was a good idea to spend several hundred dollars on a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Microsoft announces its PC gaming plans ahead of E3
— 9:30 AM on May 31, 2019

Microsoft really wants gamers to play their games on a PC running Windows 10. The company wants it so badly that it's made two PC...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Friday night topic: MMORPGs, and the gerbils who play them
— 4:00 PM on May 24, 2019

Remember the MMORPG, gerbils? Do you remember massive open worlds filled with hundreds or thousands of other players? Do you recall a time when "gank"...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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A look at SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet initiative
— 7:45 PM on May 23, 2019

Still think that satellite internet is a non-starter because the pesky laws of physics make for an untenable ping? You're not wrong, but you might...

Type: Feature article Tags: Internet Networking

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U.S. banhammers Huawei, blocking handsets, hardware, and Android access
— 12:05 PM on May 20, 2019

The Bureau of Industry and Security within the U.S. Department of Commerce has added Chinese device maker Huawei and its affiliates to the Bureau's Entity List. That...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Windows Personal tech

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Bargain basement: 32 GB of 3600 MT/s RAM for $160 and much, much more
— 1:18 PM on May 17, 2019

Here's quite the shocking deal. RAM prices have been quite low of late, but what if we had a kit that's fast and capacious and cheap? Yep,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Power Storage Memory Mobile computing

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HP launches a new lineup of Omen & Pavilion gamer gear
— 3:30 PM on May 15, 2019

HP would like you to know that it's got a new line of gaming products out. Normally I'm not overly concerned with what HP would...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays Input devices Mobile computing Gaming

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 1800X for $178, a Ryzen 5 2600 for $150, and more
— 11:42 AM on April 30, 2019

Greetings, gerbils. It's a fair day today, and when I'm done with work, I'll be going into my power armor in Fallout 4. I'm a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Power Memory Networking

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Don't skimp on the power supply: a 20 kW solar installation reviewed, part one
— 5:00 PM on April 22, 2019

I invested $65,000 to make my household fusion-powered. Join me as I tell the story from the beginning and share every juicy detail that I...

Type: Feature article Tags: Power

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Report: Wired reveals the first details about the next PlayStation
— 1:30 PM on April 16, 2019

The folks over at Wired have been blessed with an exclusive look at the next-generation PlayStation, courtesy of an interview with Mark Cerny,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Analogue Mega Sg reviewed: cloning a Sega Genesis with FPGA power
— 11:17 AM on April 15, 2019

FPGAs are found in everything from medical devices to computer monitors. We'll explore whether Analogue's application of Altera's Cyclone V FPGA family in creating a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Gaming

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Friday night topic: Preserving our gaming heritage
— 4:19 PM on April 12, 2019

This afternoon as I try to avoid getting real work done, I'm listening to Digital Eclipse producer Frank Cifaldi's talk from GDC entitled It's Still Emulation:...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 2700X and a mobo for $320 and much more
— 10:47 AM on April 12, 2019

A fair day, good gerbils. While I'd like to think that I have a decent enough moral compass, I've been considering the infliction of bodily...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage Displays Memory

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PDP's LVL 50 wireless headset reviewed
— 11:52 AM on April 9, 2019

PDP's LVL50 is an intriguing product: a fully-wireless headset with Xbox and PC compatibility for an unusually affordable price. Does it have what it takes...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Insider builds dress Chromium in Edge clothing
— 4:59 PM on April 8, 2019

Last December, Microsoft announced plans to dump Edge's HTML and JavaScript guts in favor of Chromium, shortly after anonymous reports surfaced. At the time,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Windows

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