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Alienware to launch external graphics adapter for laptops

You can get some pretty decent gaming laptops these days but they’ll never be able to quite compete with a fully fledged desktop system, which is why Alienware has decided to launch a new desktop graphics card adapter for those who choose to game on a desktop replacement laptop. This isn’t …

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Evolve Alpha system requirements revealed

If you signed up for the Evolve ‘Big Alpha’ then you’re going to need to make sure that your PC can actually run it, so TurtleRock Studios has released the system requirements alongside a few other details about the game and its progression system. Chances are you PC can run …

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Former EA head appointed Unity CEO

The former head of EA, John Riccitello, has now been appointed as the new CEO of Unity Technologies while company co-founder and ex-CEO, David Helgason, will be taking a step back to serve as the Executive Vice President of Strategy and Communications. Riccitello had resigned from EA during March of …

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Google exec jumps 135,000ft from edge of space

Google executive and Vice-President of Knowledge, Alan Eustace, has broke the world record for highest altitude jump, skydiving from the edge of space at 135,908 feet. This record was originally set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner, who jumped from 120,000 feet, making him the first free-falling human to break …

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Apple to merge Beats Music with iTunes next year

Earlier this year, Apple acquired Beats Electronics for $3 billion and ever since then, onlookers have been left to wonder what Apple’s plans for the company are. However, it looks like the company may finally put its acquisition to use by merging the Beats Music streaming service with iTunes. It …

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Playstation 4 system update 2.0 set to arrive tomorrow

Sony has released new details about the Playstation 4’s upcoming version 2.0 update, which will finally bring several anticipated features to the console, which were originally announced at launch. While previous updates added in some social features and 3D Blu-Ray playback, system software version 2.0 will finally bring ‘Share Play’ …

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Google and Oxford University team up to work on AI

Google and a small team of Oxford University professors and graduates are set to work together on advancing machine learning and AI technology at the university’s Dark Blue labs. In return, Google will provide funding for the research. Professor, Mike Woolridge, head of the Department of Computer Science, said: “Machine …

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Witcher 3 opening cinematic revealed

CD Projekt Red has revealed the opening cinematic to The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt, the first title in the series to feature a fully open world. The game is set to release at the end of February next year. The cinematic debuted at the Golden Joystick awards, which takes place …

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WildStar developer hit with layoffs

It looks like WildStar, Guild Wars and City of Heroes publisher, NCSoft, is running in to some trouble and as a result, the company, along with several developers have been hit with layoffs. Guild Wars developer, Arenanet, is unaffected whereas WildStar developer, Carbine, has had to let go around 60 people, cutting …

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Microsoft managed to sell 2.4 million Xbox consoles during Q3

Microsoft has finally released some Xbox One sales figures, showing that the company managed to ship 2.4 million Xbox consoles to retailers during the third quarter of this year, which ended on the 30th of September. The company’s statement appeared to suggest that it had sold 2.4 million to consumers …

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More world records broken at MSI MOA overclocking event

For the second time today we’ve seen an overclocking world record broken at the MSI MOA overclocking event. This time 8-Pack has managed to break 40,000 marks in 3DMark using the MSI X99S XPower AC motherboard. The new world record 3DMark Fire Strike score is 40052, with help from MSI’s …

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Nvidia driver update adds Dynamic Super Resolution support

Many of our readers have been quick to point out to us that Nvidia’s latest driver update has added support for Dynamic Super Resolution, making downsampling easier for everyone. The new graphical feature was introduced with the launch of the GTX 980 and 970 GPUs but has since expanded to …

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Vintage Apple I computer sells for $905,000

A British auction house has managed to sell a rare Apple I computer for $905,000, almost double the $500,000 it was expected to go for. The winning bid came from the Henry Ford Museum, which said that it will put the 1970s era machine on display for the public. Museum …

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Asus ROG GR8 Steam Machine to launch this December

Asus officially announced its Republic of Gamers GR8 mini PC/ Steam Machine some time ago and now we finally know when its coming. The mini PC will release sometime in December here in the UK, featuring an Intel Core i7 CPU and an Nvidia GTX 750Ti graphics card. The machine …

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Windows 10 Technical Preview gets first feature update

Microsoft’s Windows 10 technical preview has received its first big update, adding in just over 7000 OS tweaks alongside new features like the notification center. The technical preview originally launched around three weeks ago, Microsoft has been quick to invite enthusiasts to try out the new OS and offer suggestions …

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Nvidia Titan Z prices continue to drop

The Titan Z was notoriously known for being ridiculously expensive at launch, setting back early buyers by a hefty £2300 in the UK and $3000 in the US. However, Nvidia seems to be coming to its senses, the company has cut the regular price down to £1100 and retailers like Overclockers …

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A hoverboard project has hit Kickstarter

Hoverboards finally exist and you can actually own one thanks to a new Kickstarter campaign offering up their current working model. It’s pricey though, a pre-built model will set you back $10,000 while a ‘DIY kit’ will only cost $299. The campaign currently has 53 days left to go and has …

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