17 Sep 2018

NVIDIA Pascal Will Coexist with Turing…For a While

With the release of NVIDIA’s latest architecture imminent (the RTX 2080 is due on September 20 while the 2080 Ti will be here on September 27), it’s only natural to wonder how much longer its current Pascal series of cards will remain relevant. Yes, the new Turing cards feature a

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21 Aug 2018

NVIDIA RTX 20 Series Brings High Performance…And Prices!

Yesterday, NVIDIA officially unveiled its new line of consumer graphics cards: the RTX 20 series. Yes, you heard that right: these will be branded as “RTX” cards rather than “GTX,” thanks to these cards’ use of NVIDIA’s real-time ray-tracing technology referred to as “NVIDIA RTX.” NVIDIA also claims that they will

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28 Jun 2018

PowerA’s Colorful New XBOX One & Windows Controllers are Really Nice!

PowerA is a company I really didn’t know anything about until the last year or so when I started noticing their products in stores. More specifically, when shopping for some Nintendo Switch accessories I came across their different Joy-con grips as well as their inexpensive wired Pro Controllers. I liked

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27 Jun 2018

Intel Bringing Discrete GPUs to Market in 2020

Intel has confirmed that they are working on a series of discrete GPUs that they are aiming to release sometime in 2020. As a company that has focused almost entirely on CPUs and storage solutions for a long while now, this is an interesting move on their part. At the

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12 May 2017

Radeon RX Vega is Coming…In Extremely Limited Numbers!

For quite some time now, PC gaming enthusiasts have been talking about AMD’s “Vega” line of GPUs. Last year, there was speculation at several tech sites that Vega would make its first appearance as the theoretical RX 490 graphics card. However, as time went on it became quite apparent that

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15 Sep 2016

“Windows Movie Maker” to be Discontinued??

On a recent visit to Microsoft’s website in order to download the latest “Windows Essentials” package (for Movie Maker, which I still use for simple things) gave me a bit of a surprise: Windows Essentials 2012 will no longer be supported after January 10, 2017. By extension, this means that

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12 Sep 2016

Bring Your Worlds to Life with “Inkarnate!”

Until this past weekend I had no idea what Inkarnate was, but out of sheer luck while searching for a specific map of Hyrule I happened to stumble upon it. I wish I had actually found this application some time ago because it would have been really helpful. A while back I

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26 Aug 2016

Review: HyperX Cloud Core Headset

Back in March 2016 I picked up a Razer Kraken USB headset to replace my dying Logitech G930 (a nice wireless set that had 7.1 surround support) and was quite happy with it. Recently, though, the Kraken started having issues with the surround sound feature dropping in and out and

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22 Aug 2016

RX 490 — Polaris, Vega, and More!

There’s been a lot of talk for a while now about what the flagship card in AMD’s RX 400-series of cards could be. In their previous series, the 90 and 90X style cards were typically the enthusiast grade within the series, but AMD has previously stated that the RX 480

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09 Jun 2016

Philips 7000-series Smart Slim 4K TV Review

Philips is a fairly well-known electronics company, but for the longest time I never paid attention to their presence in the retail TV and monitor space (though yes, I am aware that they have put out some fantastic PC monitors in recent years). However, Philips does make some really great

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