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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.

Island puzzle game ‘Rime’ launches in May for consoles and PCs

Island puzzle game ‘Rime’ launches in May for consoles and PCs On Wednesday, Madrid-based developer Tequila Works revealed that its exploration-driven desert island puzzler Rime will arrive for consoles and PCs in May after spending more than five years in development.Originally announced as a PlayStation 4 exclusive, Rime will see a multiplatform release at launch, arriving simultaneously for the PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PCs via Steam.

Porsche and AOC's sleek new monitor is absolutely beautiful

Porsche and AOC's sleek new monitor is absolutely beautiful A single cable monitor.Porsche partnered to bring the world a sleek, new monitor with just a single cable.

Microsoft's 'Surface Plus' Offers PC Upgrades Every 18 Months

Microsoft's 'Surface Plus' Offers PC Upgrades Every 18 Months Today, Microsoft is announcing the new “Surface Plus” program, which lets you buy a new Microsoft Surface PC on a payment plan with the option to upgrade after 18 months.For example, the cheapest Surface Pro configuration with a Core m3 and 4GB of RAM runs you $799 total, but with Surface Plus you pay $33.

Your next computer will be nearly twice as fast as existing PCs

Your next computer will be nearly twice as fast as existing PCs Every new generation of Intel's Core chips usually brings speed boosts, but the company's really not messing around this time.More graphic-intensive tasks like rendering 4K video will see huge gains thanks to the two extra cores.

Microsoft sets Windows 10 Fall Creators Update release date

Microsoft sets Windows 10 Fall Creators Update release date The next version of Windows 10 finally has a delivery date.The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will be available Worldwide on Oct.