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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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OCZ Storage Solutions Announces Warranty Terms for OCZ Technology SSDs

OCZ Storage Solutions released new warranty information today on their website that lets consumers know what will and won’t be covered since OCZ Technology went bankrupt. It looks like OCZ Storage Solutions will be supporting the majority of their current drives and all Vertex/Vector Series drives. This is good news for most owners and finally …more

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ASUS Makes Another Push for EEBox PCs with New EB1037

We are getting reports that ASUS is planning on launching their latest EEBox PC, the ASUS EB1037, to European users shortly. Even with the relatively slow market for small form factor desktop PCs, ASUS seems confident that the EB1037 will be the perfect mix of performance and style. The EB1037 is powered by an Intel …more

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Google To Sell Motorola For $2.9 Billion

Google announced yesterday that it will be selling Motorola Mobility to the Chinese PC company Lenovo for 2.9 billion dollars.  This is a significant loss after Google purchased Motorola for $12.5 billion in May of 2012.  The hope of the initial purchase was for Google to have a platform to introduce its Android OS onto …more

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AMD Mantle Now Supported in Battlefield 4 – NVIDIA Users Get Game Updates

Hours ago a Battlefield 4 Mantle patch was released by DICE as adds support for the AMD Mantle Graphics API. This means that there is finally a game title that supports AMD Mantle, but AMD has yet to release the necessary AMD Catalyst 13.35 or 14.1 beta drivers to get Mantle working. AMD hopes to …more

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