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Comments (0) | July 29, 2015 08:09PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Toy Soldiers: War Chest Releases August 11

The third entry in the Signal Studio franchise, Toy Soldiers: War Chest will be releasing to PC, Xbox One, and PS4 on August 11. It will available for digital download and at retailers in both a standard edition and Hall of Fame edition. The Hall of Fame edition includes four licensed armies in addition to the four armies of the standard edition...

Comments (2) | July 29, 2015 07:25PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

A lot of people, myself included, have been looking forward to the release of Windows 10, so when word came out that there was a way to force the update early, the method spread and many people tried it. For many this worked fine and they got to update their computer to the latest and greatest Windows OS. For others, however, the update failed a...

Comments (0) | July 29, 2015 03:59PM PST | CheeseMan42

Intel and Micron have revealed a joint effort to develop a new memory technology known as 3D XPoint. The new memory could lead to tremendous improvement in computing performance and is being referred to as the "biggest breakthrough in memory technology since NAND was first introduced in 1989." The companies make this claim as the new technology ...

Comments (0) | July 29, 2015 03:28PM PST | CheeseMan42

With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft added the ability to stream Xbox One games to your PC. Head of Xbox at Microsoft Phil Spencer has revealed that the company is currently working on streaming in the opposite direction, sending PC games to your Xbox One. Spencer said the reverse direction was "a little more challenging" but feels that Mic...

Comments (2) | July 29, 2015 03:17PM PST | CheeseMan42
G.SKILL Announces Two New Sets of DDR4 Memory

G.SKILL has announced a pair of new memory sets, one each for the Trident Z and Ripjaws V lines, targeted at sixth generation Intel Core processors and Z170 motherboards. The Trident Z set will range in frequency from 2800MHz to 4000MHz, making it the first set of DDR4 memory to hit the 4000MHz mark at factory speeds. The new Trident Z sets will...

Comments (0) | July 29, 2015 02:30PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Second Firaxicon Announced

Today 2K and Firaxis Games announced they will be holding a second Firaxicon on October 3. Like last year's event, it will be held in Baltimore, where Firaxis resides, and will be hosted by Firaxis developers. If you want to meet some of the people behind the Civilization and XCOM franchises, this is where you will want to be. You will be able t...

Comments (0) | July 29, 2015 09:19AM PST | bp9801

A new day is here, and while many are awaiting Windows 10, we do have a couple of reivews for you to check out in the mean time. There is a look at the QNAP TS-453mini NAS, a more vertical styled NAS that is quite stylish looking, while still running a quad-core processor and up to 8GB of RAM. We also have a review on the Lenovo ThinkPad T450s, ...

Comments (0) | July 29, 2015 06:24AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

If photonics are ever going to replace electronics in computers, they will have to be able to operate at comparable speeds. Currently lasers dominate when it comes to create superfast pulses, but they are inefficient and too bulky to fit onto silicon chips. This is why researchers at Duke University have developed a new device using plasmonics t...

Comments (1) | July 29, 2015 05:45AM PST | gebraset
Battle Dragon 10,000mAh Power Bank Unveiled by Tt eSPORTS

Tt eSPORTS, the leading expert in professional e-Sports gaming peripherals, has unveiled its latest product known as the Battle Dragon 10,000mAh Power Bank. This mobile power source is made up of a hi-grade 10,000mAh lithium polymer battery cell and features a 90 percent energy conversion efficiency rating, a fireproof ABS casing, as well as dua...

Comments (0) | July 29, 2015 01:21AM PST | bp9801

NVIDIA's Tegra X1 SoC is said to be a beast, and judging by how it performs in the SHIELD Android TV, it lives up to that performance level. However, the SHIELD is running Android, an OS that isn't on the same level as desktop OSes, so how would the Tegra X1 handle that? Well, with ease, apparently, as a SHIELD TV running Linux is able to go toe...

Comments (0) | July 28, 2015 08:14PM PST | bp9801

Intel's upcoming Skylake processors are arriving next week, on August 5, but there may be some issues with the Skylake-S processors and their supply. According to an early report, the Skylake-S processors will launch in limited numbers, with supplies building up over time. However, there are some issues with this. One is that Intel has supposedl...

Comments (10) | July 28, 2015 07:51PM PST | bp9801
Get Your Windows 10 Copy Now; Internet Could Break from Traffic

Windows 10 isn't officially available until tomorrow at 10am EST, but there is a way to get it now, even if you aren't part of the Windows Insiders program. A redditor found a way to jumpstart the Windows 10 installation process, and while it isn't a guarantee to work for everyone, could be a nice thing to do if you absolutely cannot wait for Wi...

Comments (2) | July 28, 2015 04:11PM PST | CheeseMan42

Security Researchers from the Zimperium Z Team have announced the discovery of six exploits found in the Android OS version 2.2 or later, which makes up about 95% of all Android devices. The exploits are collectively known as Stagefright and grant remote execution privileges to attackers. The most alarming aspect of Stagefright is that "a hacker...

Comments (0) | July 28, 2015 03:49PM PST | CheeseMan42

The latest AMD video cards based on the Fiji GPU have faced a number of issues since launch, including noise issues on the R9 Fury X and yield issues which caused a slow rollout to partners. The R9 Fury X was also touted as having excellent overclocking potential, but in reality the card was unable to deliver on the high hopes of consumers. The ...

Comments (0) | July 28, 2015 03:35PM PST | CheeseMan42

MotoGP 14 is the latest game to be added to the NVIDIA GRID service, an online game streaming platform available to SHIELD owners. The game is accessible using the SHIELD Android TV device, a tablet, or the handheld gaming system. MotoGP 14 is described as having graphics "as supercharged as the superbikes you’ll take out on the tracks, and the ...

Comments (0) | July 28, 2015 02:49PM PST | bp9801
Windows 10 Arrives Tomorrow; Here's What to Expect

Microsoft's new operating system, Windows 10, arrives tomorrow, and if you're curious about what to expect, when to expect it, and nearly everything else the OS has to offer, you're in luck. This post will try to detail everything we know about Windows 10's launch tomorrow, and while Microsoft hasn't revealed all the information, we do have plen...

Comments (0) | July 28, 2015 02:02PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Flexible electronics will likely be a big deal once all of the components for them are developed, as there are many situations where flexibility would be invaluable for a device. One catch has been that typically when you stretch a conductive fiber, its conductivity decreases because of how the geometry changes. Researchers at the University of ...

Comments (2) | July 28, 2015 10:53AM PST | bp9801
Mafia 3 is Official; Full Reveal Set for August 5

The rumors have been around for ages, but now, finally, 2K Games has confirmed that Mafia 3 exists and will be officially unveiled at Gamescom next week (since E3 came and went without a word). A teaser image of the reveal date appeared on Twitter earlier today, with the trailer reveal set for 8am EST on August 5. Not a whole lot is being said a...

Comments (0) | July 28, 2015 10:02AM PST | bp9801

A new day is here, with several items to tide you over. We have a review of the SilverStone TD02-E liquid CPU cooler, which features a 240mm radiator and two 120mm fans to help keep your overclocks from going up in flames. There is a look at the Thermaltake Poseidon Z Plus Smart Keyboard that uses a Bluetooth 4.0 connection to track and send dat...

Comments (0) | July 28, 2015 06:42AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Eventually we may have highly capable robots in our homes, helping with chores and other tasks as we ask them, but before this can happen, they must be able to recognize the objects being used. To that end many objection recognition algorithms have been developed and work is ongoing to make ever better ones. Now researchers at MIT have combined ...

Comments (0) | July 28, 2015 03:50AM PST | gebraset

Version 5.30 of AIDA64, a popular PC diagnostic utility that provides detailed information about hardware and software of individual or networked computers, has just been released by software development company FinalWire. The latest version of AIDA64 features full support for Intel Skylake processors, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, as well as...

Comments (0) | July 27, 2015 03:09PM PST | CheeseMan42

Information obtained by Chinese site Benchlife has revealed that Intel Skylake processors that aren't part of the K-Series will feature overclocking support. K-Series processors feature better support for overclocking through the ability to change the CPU multiplier and base clock. In the past Intel had restricted support for base clock adjustme...

Comments (0) | July 27, 2015 02:55PM PST | CheeseMan42

The Ouya was an Android based gaming console that raised $8.6 million on Kickstarter but fizzled out shortly after its release. Razer has now confirmed that it purchased the Ouya software assets for a price reported to be near $10 million. Razer has its own Android based console, the Forge TV, and won't need to continue making Ouya consoles. As ...

Comments (0) | July 27, 2015 01:58PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Many hardware manufacturers are hard at work getting ready for 16 nm and 14 nm manufacturing processes, which will allow for much higher densities and increased efficiency. According to Fudzilla, NVIDIA is going to take advantage of the 16 nm FinFET process used to make next year's Pascal GPUs to pack in 17 billion transistors. At 17 billion, it...

Comments (0) | July 27, 2015 01:33PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Pictures and Performance Numbers for R9 Nano Appear

In the quickly approaching month of August, AMD will be launching the R9 Nano, which is rumored to have a full Fiji XT core, like the R9 Fury X GPU, but in a far smaller, 15 cm long package. To achieve this and keep within its 175 W TDP, it will almost certainly feature lower clock speeds, so the question on many people's minds is just how well ...

Comments (0) | July 27, 2015 09:21AM PST | bp9801

The final week of July kicks off today, and if you're in need of a new vide card, you're in luck. We have a review of the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 980 Ti AMP! video card, which offers a factory overclock and a stellar looking cooler that should keep things from getting out of control. On the AMD side of things, we have the HIS Radeon R9 390 IceQ X2 OC ...

Comments (0) | July 27, 2015 06:44AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Wirelessly charging our devices has been a dream for many for a long time, and now we are starting to see it, but it still needs some work. For the technology to become more practical, its efficiency must be increased, and one means to achieve that is to add intermediate materials between the transmitter and receiver. Metamaterials are one conte...

Comments (0) | July 27, 2015 03:41AM PST | gebraset

NVIDIA has officially reduced the price of its GeForce GTX 750 Ti graphics cards just weeks before the expected launch of the GTX 950, which is a GM206 graphics card that is simply a reduced version of the GeForce GTX 960. The GTX 750 Ti was previously going on sale for around $150, and the price cuts for the card have brought the for sale price...

Comments (0) | July 24, 2015 02:06PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Vaccinations save millions of lives every year, which makes it important to make them easier and safer to use. This is easier said than done though, as traditional needle injections come with some risk and can require a level of medical training. As published in Biomaterials, researchers at Osaka University have developed a new vaccination solut...

Comments (0) | July 24, 2015 10:06AM PST | bp9801

The end of the week has arrived, with July's end nearly in sight, too. Before that arrives, we have some items for you to check out, starting with the Keycool Hero 84. This is a mechanical keyboard in a smaller format, similar to a 60% keyboard, but one that still keeps the arrow keys for those who need them. A new case mod apparently still in t...

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