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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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GeForce 425.31 drivers bring DXR to the masses
— 1:43 PM on April 11, 2019

So you're curious about this "RTX" thing but not curious enough to plonk down the money for an RTX-enabled graphics card that may not be a huge...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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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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Nintendo will add VR modes to Zelda and Mario on Switch
— 1:57 PM on April 5, 2019

Nintendo's first attempt at virtual reality back in 1995, the Virtual Boy, was not very well received. The House of Mario is trying to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Bargain basement: a Corsair Void Pro RGB wireless headset for $70 and more
— 12:09 PM on April 5, 2019

Greetings, folks. My latest tussles with my spine over its inability to stay straight has led me to a hunt down the chair aisle. I'm...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Radeon Software 19.4.1 splats bugs and stays the course
— 5:00 PM on April 3, 2019

Amid all the excitement about upcoming products, it's easy to forget that the day-to-day business of supporting all that hardware must continue. On that...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Bargain basement: an Intel 660p 2 TB NVMe drive for $200 and much more
— 12:24 PM on April 2, 2019

G'afternoon, folks. it's a quiet day around here, but things are bound to heat up soon enough. Intel has a datacenter event going, and there...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Valve's cooking up its own VR headset for May
— 1:46 PM on April 1, 2019

Back when Valve announced SteamVR four years ago, instead of making its own headset, the company gave its blessing to HTC's Vive. Now, it seems Valve...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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WebKit's JetStream browser benchmark hits version 2
— 4:00 PM on March 27, 2019

I prefer applications that you download and run on your local machine, but I guess I'm old-fashioned because it seems like even most of those...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Apple Arcade is a non-streaming game subscription for iOS and macOS
— 9:51 AM on March 26, 2019

Play over a hundred ad-free games downloaded and installed directly to your device in exchange for a monthly fee. Is it Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass?...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Mac

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GeForce driver version 419.67 is the first to be Creator Ready
— 1:19 PM on March 21, 2019

Across internet forums like our own, you'll hear folks saying that Nvidia is moving away from the low-margin gaming market toward the professional and HPC market...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Nvidia unveils $99 Jetson Nano single-board computer
— 9:46 AM on March 19, 2019

As I noted yesterday, the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco just kicked off. However, yesterday was also the first day of Nvidia's...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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Microsoft standardizes variable-rate shading as a part of DirectX 12
— 1:34 PM on March 18, 2019

Nvidia's Turing graphics cards came along with quite a few new technologies. The big one of course is their RTX real-time ray-tracing feature, but...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Halo series hits Steam as DirectX 12 comes to Windows 7
— 8:45 AM on March 14, 2019

Microsoft, what are you even doing? Two interesting-but-probably-unrelated bits of PC gaming news came out of the Redmond complex early this week. The most exciting...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 2700 for $230 and a ton of cheap system components
— 1:05 PM on March 12, 2019

Greetings, my good gerbils. My quest for weight loss has been going well—184 lbs and dropping (at 5' 11" with wide shoulders). I've never been...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Power Memory Input devices

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