America To End ICANN Contract And Give Up Internet Control

The U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced late Friday that it will end its formal relationship with The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) — the organization charged with managing domain names, assigning Internet protocol addresses and other crucial Web functions — after its current contract expires in 2015. ICANN has faced …more

THIEF Gets AMD Mantle and TrueAudio Support

Intel Releases 2nd Beta Driver For TITANFALL and Thief

Intel has released another beta driver for TITANFALL and Thief players!  The beta drivers are available to download now under version number and are available for those running Intel Iris and HD Graphics. This Beta driver supports 64-bit variants of Windows 8.1, Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Windows 7 operating systems. Intel does not …more


AMD Mantle & TrueAudio Patch for THIEF Coming March 18th

The Thief game patch that enables Mantle and AMD TrueAudio technology will be made available on March 18th! We were tolf by AMD that using Mantle makes an undeniably significant improvement when it comes to gaming performance. This game title will also become the first AMD TrueAudio-enabled public game title. In Thief, AMD TrueAudio is …more


ASUS Announces ROG G750 Notebooks w/ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 800M Series GPUs

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces Exciting New Gaming Notebooks ROG G750JZ, JM and JS models feature greatly improved performance, overclockable graphics and an upgraded gamer-centric design Fremont, CA (March 12, 2014) – ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the G750JZ, G750JM and G750JS, new additions to its highly acclaimed range of G-Series high-performance gamer-centric …more


AMD Vesuvius Dual-GPU Video Card Teased – #2betterthan1

We got an overnight package from UPS today that was a little different than the large packages that we normally get. This was a UPS Express Envelope that had a sealed brown paper envelope addressed to us that said it was top secret. After looking closer at the shipping label it appeared to be from …more

Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 Running in Firefox

Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 Running in Firefox

Mozilla and Epic Games today released a preview of Unreal Engine 4, which runs in the Mozilla Firefox browser at near-native speeds.  Mozilla and Epic Games have already ported Unreal Engine 3 to the Web in Epic Citadel, using asm.js, a supercharged subset of JavaScript pioneered by Mozilla.  In less than 12 months, optimizations have …more


NVIDIA Ends Driver Support For Many Older GeForce Video Cards

NVIDIA has pretty damn impressive driver support when it comes legacy devices. Although we just leaned that NVIDIA will be reducing the number of video cards that they will be continuing to support. NVIDIA stated that after GeForce Release 340 drivers that any subsequent driver release starting with Release 343 will cease to support many …more


Intel Solid-State Drive 730 Series Has Black Light Easter Egg

What happens when you take an ultraviolet light or black light to an Intel Solid-State Drive 730 series product? The Intel SSD 730 drives have the familiar skull logo that we have seen on high-end enthusiast products since the Intel D5400XS Skulltrail motherboard that was first shown in 2007. We learned today that the label …more

ASUS Matrix

ASUS Announces Matrix R9 290X and Matrix GTX 780 Ti Video Cards


NVIDIA GeForce 335.23 Titanfall WHQL Drivers Released

NVIDIA has released GeForce 335.23 WHQL drivers and says that they are the driver to have when it comes to performance and stability in Titanfall. You can download 335.23 WHQL directly from the GeForce Drivers page. GeForce 335.23 WHQL also offers enhanced GPU offset options for the GeForce GTX 750 Ti and GeForce GTX 750. …more


ASUS Chromebox Goes on Pre-Order For $179

The ASUS Chromebox is now available to pre-order on Amazon.com for $179.99 shipped with an estimated release date of March 14th, 2014. What will $179 get you? ASUS Chromebox Features: Intel Celeron 2955U Processor (1.4GHz Dual-Core) 2GB DDR3 1600MHz Memory 16 GB Solid State Drive 802.11n Dual-Band Wireless 65W AC Power Adapter Chrome OS Size: …more


RootMetrics Breaks Down Real-World Cellular Service Performance

One of the burning questions facing consumers in this modern world is which cellular data/voice carrier is best for me? This is a question not even thought of a few decades ago. Fortunately, there are hardworking statistics geeks like the folks at RootMetrics that have done what they deem is the “most comprehensive mobile performance …more

Cortana Virtual Assistant in Windows Phone 8.1 Appears

Cortana Virtual Assistant in Windows Phone 8.1 Appears

Have you heard about Cortana, the digital personal assistant that will be available in Windows Phone 8.1 by Microsoft? It appears that Cortana will be Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s Siri and Google Now. It appears that the assistant named Cortana was inspired from the Microsoft’s Halo video game franchise as in Halo your AI assistant …more

Samsung Galaxy S5

New Samsung Promo Videos for Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit

Samsung has published a pair of promotional videos for its flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone and new wearables; the Gear 2 (and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches) and the Gear Fit. The videos are very well done and focus on the fact that “Innovation is not just about technology. It’s about how it improves everyday life.” The …more