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Nividia has finally delivered their Volta GPU architecture to desktops with the Titan V, touting it as “the most powerful PC GPU ever created.” With 12GB of HBM2 memory, 5120 CUDA cores, and 640 Tensor cores it is said to be capable of delivering up to 110 teraflops of power. That absolutely murders the Titan XP, but before you get too excited about the gaming potential of this GPU, you ...read more
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Apple introduced three new iPhones this year, and the trend is expected to continue next year as well. According to a new report from Nikkei, Apple will launch three new iPhone models next year, including two OLED models and one with an LCD display, citing sources close to the company's product designs. Furthermore, the two OLED models will come with a 5.8-inch and 6.3-inch screen size, ...read more
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Steam has officially parted ways with Bitcoin as a way PC gamers can pay for gaming content. The Valve platform has cited the high fees and business conduct concerning Bicoin as their reason for separation. The Steam team's growing concerns over the fluctuation in Bitcoin value and their business practices were all taken into consideration.
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In September, Amazon announced that Google pulled YouTube support for its Echo Show device. While this was certainly a big blow when it comes to content, Amazon would cleverly find a loophole that would allow it to direct users to the web version of YouTube. Now, it seems like that won't even be an option, as YouTube has announced its withdrawal of support for Amazon's devices. While nixing ...read more
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Several Windows 7 users are reporting that Windows Update is broken, throwing up error 80248015. A detailed thread about the issue is open on Microsoft Answers forum where many have reported the error. Users are receiving the following message when they try to run Windows Update on machines running Windows 7:
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Twitch Streamer Lester_Gaming has dodged Twitch’s content filters to broadcast the UFC 218 pay-per-view in full by pretending to play EA’s UFC 3. Lester has since deleted the VOD of the stream, but tweets showing him playing along as Max Holloway retained the UFC featherweight title against Jose Aldo have gone viral on Twitter, having been favourited nearly 150,000 times. Coming off the ...read more
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There's an upcoming mobile game adapting the popular battle royale title, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), that's making its way to China soon. Though the game is decidedly similiar to its PC counterpart, it's not hard to miss that there are some notable differences between the two games beyond its mobile platform. Um, helicopter fights?! PUBG Corp and Tencent just released a brand new ...read more
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With the release of the Xbox One X, and other gaming and developer friendly programs such as Xbox Play Anywhere, Xbox Game Pass, and [email protected], Microsoft is making it clear that they are taking gaming seriously. In a further push at their gaming division, CEO Satya Nadella revealed today that Microsoft is planning to expand a pursuit of $100 billion gaming industry (via DualShockers.) The ...read more
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With gaming revenue already dwarfing the film industry, itself reporting $38 billion in ticket sales during the 2016 calendar year according to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), it was only a matter of time until it matched that of sports. According to a new report by Newzoo (Paid), gaming has surged to an estimated $149 billion in global revenue. Predominantly driven by the ...read more
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Intel's 8th generation Coffee Lake CPUs just hit the market a few months ago, with the i7 8700K being a much-desired upgrade for gamers. It's been a hot commodity, with stocks being sold out since release at many major retailers. However, rumors coming out of Taiwan motherboard manufacturers suggest that the i7 9700K is going to be an even more significant leap. According to these stories, the ...read more
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