AMD Announces Radeon R7 265 Video Card and Cuts R7 260X Prices

AMD this week beefed up their entry-level and mid-range graphics cards with the introduction of the AMD Radeon R7 250X and the Radeon R7 265. It appears that AMD did this to help fill in both the performance and price between the Radeon 260x and the Radeon R9 270 ahead of NVIDIA’s rumored GeForce GTX …more


Raptr Announces Most Played PC Games For January 2014

Raptr recently revealed the most played PC games of January 2014. The big movers last month were DayZ and newcomer Rust as both made it onto the top 20 list. DayZ shot up to the 14th spot and Rust made it all the way up to number 11. Rust launched on December 11, 2013 by …more

AMD DockPort

AMD Shows Off DockPort In New YouTube Video

We’ve been hearing about AMD DockPort (originally called Lightning Bolt) since 2012 and it looks like AMD’s low-cost alternative to Thunderbolt is getting closer to being an actual product that you can run out and purchase. DockPort was adopted as an official DisplayPort standard extension by VESA at CES 2014 and the standard is to …more


Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone Being Announced on February 24th?

Samsung recently tweeted, via its official Twitter account, a teaser image for its Unpacked 5 event. The event will be held on the February 24th, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain where most everyone expects the smartphone  will announce its newest flagship – the Samsung Galaxy S5. The new image touting the event displays a series of icons …more

ARM Cortex A17

ARM Cortex-A17 To Have 60% More Performance Than Cortex-A9 Processor

ARM today announced its Cortex-A17 processor architecture that will become the cornerstone for the companies mid-range smartphone and tablet CPU offerings. ARM expects 344 million smartphones, 105 million tablets and 141 million smart TVs will be using mid-range processors in 2015. With over half a billion devices projected to use mid-range processors (not counting wearables …more


Bitcoin’s Oldest Provider, Mt. Gox, Suspends Payouts

Once considered the only trusted and reliable source for bitcoins, Mt. Gox is crumbling right before our eyes.  Japan based Mt. Gox announced this morning that they would suspend all bitcoin withdrawals indefinitely until they can figure out a solution to some of the technical problems plaguing their systems.  The release also notes that there …more

Sony Vaio

Sony To Sell PC Business and Cut 5,000 Jobs

Sony announced a series of major changes Thursday and warned of a loss of $1 billion this year as it struggles to get a turnaround plan back on track. Sony said it was selling its loss-making Vaio PC unit, spinning out its television business by July 2014 and cutting 5,000 jobs. Sony will turn its …more


Amazon Purchases Double Helix Games

Double Helix Games has been acquired by Amazon for an undisclosed sum! What does that mean for Killer Instinct fans? We aren’t quite sure, but we do know that in 2012 Amazon created its own game studio, which has gone on to create mobiles games like Air Patriots, Simplz: Zoo and Airport Mania HD Free. …more


Details About World Of Warcraft’s Warlords Of Draenor Emerge

The next installment of the world’s largest and most successful massively multiplayer online game, World of Warcraft, is getting its fourth expansion sometime in the middle of 2014.  The expansion called Warlords of Draenor is doing many, many things to upgrade the game which was originally released a decade ago in 2004.  While many of …more

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ASUS Chromebox Is Intel Powered, Fanless and Starts at $179

Intel developed the a new form factor in 2012 called uCFF (Ultra Compact Form Factor) for a new series of tiny PCs called the NUC (Next Unit of Computing). The Intel NUC has had some pretty good success since being released, but other companies are coming out with similar products that are competitive with what …more


EA’s Dungeon Keeper Mobile Is Another Nightmare

  EA has recently released a rehashed version of the classic game Dungeon Keeper for Android and iOS.  Unfortunately for consumers, this game is awful, I would even go as far as saying it is a shameful from a developmental direction.  While the game itself is free to play, or I should say, free to …more


Take-Two Announces Near $2 Billion Third Quarter Revenue

  Take-Two Interactive has announced that they earned a net revenue of $1.86 billion, yes billion, dollars in the third quarter of 2014, up over $1.4 billion from their 2013 third quarter.  This huge increase is largely due to the massive success of Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA5) as well as their success of NBA 2k14.  GTA5 …more


Skyrim in VR – Cyberith Virtualizer + Oculus Rift + Wii Mote

A company called Cyberith has created a devise that they call the ‘Virtualizer’.  While the name of both the device and the company is not exactly something to write home about, the technology that they have put together, certainly is. This is a self-described company who, like many others, are trying to break into the …more

AMD Agent Ruby

AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta v1.6 Drivers Available To Download

AMD will be releasing Catalyst 14.1 driver with Mantle API support tonight, but a few of our readers have informed us that AMD has silently made the download links live on AMD.com. You can download them right now if you go to this driver page and scroll down you’ll find the 285MB driver for the …more