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The new HP changes gear with world’s thinnest laptop introduction

The new HP changes gear with world’s thinnest laptop introduction Although nothing has lived up to their most recent introduction the HP Spectre.The Spectre is officially the world’s thinnest laptop at just 10.

Linux PC built in a Nintendo DS-sized package

Linux PC built in a Nintendo DS-sized package OEMs are building some impressively small computers these days, but not many of them pack an entire PC into a package the size of a Nintendo DS like this one does.It’s basically a miniaturized laptop — it has a full-color LCD display, QWERTY keyboard, and a battery — built around a Raspberry Pi 2 board.

Intel may be preparing aggressive rounds of job cuts

Intel may be preparing aggressive rounds of job cuts Earlier this month, we covered the relentless shrinking of the PC market and the departure of long-time Intel executives in Intel’s mobile segments.Much of that work has been done on Intel’s leading-edge research firm, Fab D1X, and might not be affected by the cuts.

Supergiant Games’ Third Title Is Pyre

Supergiant Games’ Third Title Is Pyre The point of Pyre is to help a group of exiles make it through purgatory by participating in a competition referred to as the Rites.Multiple exiles go through Pyre’s Rites for the opportunity to return their homes, blameless and sin-free.

ComScore: Computer usage falls as 20% of millennials go mobile-only

ComScore: Computer usage falls as 20% of millennials go mobile-only According to new report from comScore, computer use is dropping off quickly as mobile devices encourage new types of interaction.The data gathered by comScore points to substantial year-over-year drops in desktop usage.

Acer's huge, 10-pound gaming laptop is VR-ready

Acer's huge, 10-pound gaming laptop is VR-ready But now you can have at those VR headsets on the go thanks to Acer's gigantic Predator 17x gaming laptop.Looking like it was chiseled from pure angst, the 17-inch Predator 17x screams "hardcore gamer.

Acer unveils new laptops, gaming rigs, 2-in1s at event in New York

Acer unveils new laptops, gaming rigs, 2-in1s at event in New York The Taiwanese manufacturer has been working on an expanded Aspire notebook range, a very interesting Liquid-cooled 2-in-1 notebook, and an updated Predator Gaming line with VR-ready notebooks and desktop computers.First, the Acer consumer notebook range will welcome the convertible Aspire R 15, all new Aspire F series with premium metal covers, and the stylish Aspire E Series and Aspire ES 15, all powered by Windows 10.

AMD announces x86 licensing deal, $293 million joint venture to build servers for China

AMD announces x86 licensing deal, $293 million joint venture to build servers for China Over the past year, AMD has often hinted that it would announce a major new semi-custom win in early 2016.Asked point-blank whether AMD had licensed x86 IP to the THATIC joint venture, CEO Lisa Su confirmed that it had.

Doom was so popular in 1995

Doom was so popular in 1995 Bill Gates briefly considered buying ID software, but settled for getting a team at Microsoft to port the game to Win95.The team was led by Gabe Newell.

HP revenues down sharply, personal systems fall 10% for the year

HP revenues down sharply, personal systems fall 10% for the year split last fall, HP Inc.Instead, he says that the company is focusing on target niches that have shown a profit and continue to grow HP Inc.

Yooka-Laylee’s E3 2016 Trailer Arrives As The Game Is Delayed Until 2017

Playtonic Games has opened up about Yooka-Laylee, its first game.The PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii U, and PC game has been pushed to the first quarter of 2017.

Why modern HDTVs still aren’t as good as monitors for gaming

First, there’s the issue of input lag.One of the problems with HDTV gaming is that input lag on the best TVs is still higher than on top monitors.

HP joins in the PC as a Service trend, to offer corporate customers fee per employee for PC equipment

HP joins in the PC as a Service trend, to offer corporate customers fee per employee for PC equipment Microsoft recently introduced its Surface Membership program allowing businesses to essentially purchase a “subscription” for a device (Surface 3, Surface Pro 4, or Surface Book) with a monthly price that includes the device, support, and training.The Surface Membership also provides for options to upgrade the device and makes the overall cost more manageable than a one-time up-front payment.

Microsoft preps its last Windows 10 push — a full-screen upgrade nag

Microsoft preps its last Windows 10 push — a full-screen upgrade nag The good news is, more than 11 months after launching Windows 10, Microsoft is finally going to let you choose to decline the upgrade for good, forever, period.With the Windows 10 upgrade period drawing to a close, it’ll be interesting to see how many devices the company captures in this final push.

New GTA V Redux mod gives Grand Theft Auto a massive graphics and gameplay overhaul

New GTA V Redux mod gives Grand Theft Auto a massive graphics and gameplay overhaul While not every game is moddable, titles that support modding are more likely to spawn robust, long-lasting communities.Grand Theft Auto V was a huge success that people would be playing no matter what — but the fact that it supports modding is why we’re getting a major graphics overhaul courtesy of Grand Theft Auto V Redux.

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.1 resolves Radeon RX 480 power issues

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.1 resolves Radeon RX 480 power issues 1 this week, offering up a solution to finally put to rest one of their more frustrating issues.Specifically, since its release just last week, the Radeon RX 480 had been notoriously consuming excess power through the PCIe slot and sometimes even the 6-pin PCIe external power connector.

Is it too hard to build a gaming PC?

Is it too hard to build a gaming PC? I built my first PC from scratch in the summer of 1997.I’ve compiled a rough list of hoops would-be PC enthusiasts used to have to jump through in no particular order.

AMD launching new low-cost Polaris GPUs, the RX 470 and RX 460

AMD launching new low-cost Polaris GPUs, the RX 470 and RX 460 The cards are based on 14nm Polaris technology, with the RX 470 performing at up to 4.9 teraflops and the RX 460 at up to 2.

Samsung plans to slash SSD prices to hard drive levels by 2020

Samsung plans to slash SSD prices to hard drive levels by 2020 Ever since solid-state drives (SSDs) hit the consumer market, they’ve offered significantly better performance than traditional hard drives (HDDs), but at a significantly higher price.The gap between SSDs and HDDs in terms of capacity and price has decreased dramatically, but hard drives still have an edge over SSDs in capacity per GB.