NVIDIA SHIELD 2 Diagram Found In FCC Filing

It has been assumed by many that NVIDIA would be working on a successor to the SHIELD handheld game console and that one would be released sometime in 2014. NVIDIA’s CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang once stated, “We should expect a new Shield whenever there’s a new Tegra and we create a new Tegra every year.” That …more


ASUS Hyper M.2 X4 Adapter Card Coming in July

Not all motherboards have an M.2 socket, so you are stuck with having to use an adapter. ASUS is hoping that their new Hyper M.2 x4 PCI Express Adapter Card will help people out that want to run an M.2 PCIe SSD although they are lacking the socket on the board that they are currently …more

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Alienware Bundling Watch Dogs on AMD and NVIDIA Gaming Systems

NVIDIA’s GameWorks Team has been working closely with Ubisoft and has had partnerships with them on previously released game titles like Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist, Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag and Watch Dogs. NVIDIA has helped Ubisoft come up with game worlds that are able to use technologies such as TXAA antialiasing, soft shadows, HBAO+, advanced DX11 tessellation …more


Intel Releases 3621 Graphics Drivers With 31 Fixes For Windows 8.1 Users

Intel has released new integrated graphics drivers that support 3rd and 4th Generation Intel Core Processors with Intel HD/Iris Graphics and happen to be running Microsoft Windows 7, 8, & 8.1.   The 32-bit and 64-bit drivers are now available to download now under version number The include some new features and 31 bug fixes …more

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Missouri Lottery Considering Chocolate Scented Scatchers

The Missouri Lottery announced today that they are considering issuing food scented Scratchers tickets. The organization broke the news after e-mailing out a survey called the ‘Chocolate Ticket Survey,’ where they were looking to see what graphical elements were most appealing to lottery players. The chocolate-themed tickets are chocolate scented and they would be the …more

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AMD Welcomes Return of Richard Huddy

Richard Huddy is back at AMD!  We just got this statement from our friends at AMD: AMD is proud to announce the return of the well-respected authority in gaming, Richard Huddy. After three years away from AMD, Richard returns as AMD’s Gaming Scientist in the Office of the CTO – he’ll be serving as a …more

Hell Boy Case Mod at Computex 2014

Gigabyte Shows Off Hellboy Case Mod w/ Z97N-Gaming 5 Board At Computex

Gigabyte has a pretty big suite at Computex 2014 and has tons of hardware on display along with an interesting Hellboy themed system that certainly stood out from the crowd. The Hellboy system was running an Intel Core i7-4790S processor on a Gigabyte Z97N-Gaming 5 Mini-ITX motherboard. A Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB SSD held Windows …more


Intel Pentium G3258 Anniversary Edition Processor Coming For $72

Devil’s Canyon might be all over the news today, but don’t forget about the new Intel Pentium G3258 Anniversary Edition Processor. This processor is based on the same dual-core, dual-threaded architecture as other 22nm Haswell processors, but is fully unlocked like a traditional K-SKU processor. When we reviewed the Intel Pentium G3220 Processor, that is …more


ASUS Cuts Loose On New Hardware At Computex

Computex Taipei is one of the foremost tech expo’s of the consumer hardware industry. Today, ASUS kicked off the show with a keynote presentation unveiling some high-caliber hardware. A few things we knew were coming, but dropping a few new bombs as well. We’ve covered the PG278Q before, but for a quick recap the monster …more

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Pirate Bay Co-Founder Peter Sunde Arrested in Sweden

Peter Sunde has been arrested after two years of hiding. Sunde is to serve the 8 month jail sentence set by the 2010 court appeal. The appeal wasn’t necessarily a win for the three founders. Though the jail time decreased, the corresponding fine was increased from the original 2009 sentencing of $3.5m to nearly $7m. …more

Google To Spend Over $1 Billion To Launch 180 Stallites For Internet Domination

Google To Spend Over $1 Billion To Launch 180 Stallites For Internet Domination

The Wall Street Journal has learned that Google has created an internet provider program with 180 small low Earth satellites. Google will spend more than $1 billion on deploying its first Internet-beaming satellite fleet that will help Google bring the Internet to remote locations where broadband isn’t available or there is no internet access at whatsoever.  …more

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FCC To Change What A Broadband Connection Is Considered

Continuing its push to deliver high-speed Internet to Americans, the FCC has announced plans to update the legal grounds as to what constitutes a “broadband” connection. Since 2010 the FCC has stated that to be called broadband the internet service needed to be 4Mbps downstream and 1Mbps upstream. For more than a decade before that, …more

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Quantum Entanglement And Faster Than Light Data Transmission

Over the past week there has been quite a buzz in the scientific community over a Dutch experiment reliably transmitting data instantly between two electrons via quantum entanglement. While many reports are sensationalizing the discovery, referring to it as a breakthrough in ‘teleportation’, there’s something almost as exciting as physical transportation already proven possible in …more


NVIDIA Applies For Patent On New Turbofan For Graphics Cards

It appears that NVIDIA has applied for a patent (US20140133082 A1) on a new GPU cooling fan that looks like it will more than likely be used in combination with the heat sinks of future video cards. The design of this particular turbofan is unique in the sense that it has an inner fan where …more