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Sony has sold close to 1 million PSVR headsets

It looks like Sony’s efforts to bring virtual reality to consoles has been paying off as close to one million PlayStation VR headsets have been sold since launch back in October, despite bouts of stock shortages over the holiday season. In total, Sony has sold 915,000 PlayStation VR headsets as …

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AMD said to launch Ryzen/Zen APUs in late 2017

We’ve now seen what AMD is bringing to the table in the high-end CPU market this year but there are still plenty of people waiting on cheaper options based on the Zen microarchitecture. Aside from Ryzen desktop CPUs, including the R7 8 Core, R5 6 Core and R3 4 Core …

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Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons appear to be having some issues

The Nintendo Switch is coming out in just a couple of weeks, which means plenty of press outlets already have units in hand and are preparing reviews. Unfortunately, it looks like some of those with early units are experiencing a concerning issue with the Joy-Con controller as several prominent members …

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Full specs leak for upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8+

After the initial news that the Galaxy S8 would launch at the end of March and start shipping in late April, it looks like the full specifications for the Galaxy S8 Plus have leaked. This year, Samsung is ditching its Galaxy Edge branding, instead opting to release a standard Galaxy …

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AMD RX 580 and RX 560 benchmarks leak

It looks like there is an AMD RX-500 graphics card series on the way as two new benchmarks have appeared from an AMD employee on the Ashes of the Singularity database, showing performance for an upcoming RX 580 and RX 560 GPU. Both benchmarks were run at 1080p using the …

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Valve brings SteamVR support to Linux

While things have been a little quiet on the SteamOS front for a while, Valve is still a big supporter of Linux and other open standards, which is why this week the company is releasing the SteamVR for Linux beta, bringing virtual reality support to those outside of the Windows …

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First traces of Volta spotted in new Nvidia driver

It looks like the first signs of Nvidia’s upcoming Volta architecture are starting to appear as recently the team behind AIDA64 spotted references to Nvidia’s next generation flagship GPU in a new driver. It seems that the AIDA64 team were digging around Nvidia’s latest driver looking for traces of the …

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