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The history and future of the 3DMark, the world’s most popular gaming benchmark

The history and future of the 3DMark, the world’s most popular gaming benchmark “This was the age when 3D acceleration was first coming into being,” said Joki.“DirectX 7 was a huge new thing,” said Joki, “It was immensely popular, and T&L was standardized then.

Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 Ti Review: Comfortably 4K

Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 Ti Review: Comfortably 4K I’ve been doing a lot less dialing back since I installed the Geforce GTX 1080 Ti.The GTX 780 begat the 780 Ti, the GTX 980 begat the 980 Ti, and now the GTX 1080 begets the GTX 1080 Ti.

Some Nutribullet owners report being burned by overheating, explosions

Some Nutribullet owners report being burned by overheating, explosions It turns out that Samsung hardware owners aren’t the only ones who need be concerned over exploding hardware.A number of Nutibullet users have reported that their blenders have exploded and/or overheated, in some cases causing nasty burns.

Adidas opens up its fitness platform, extends its hand to third-party manufacturers

Adidas opens up its fitness platform, extends its hand to third-party manufacturers Instead of circling its wagons so that only it can produce compatible hardware, it wants everyone to have a chance to make Runtastic powered products.It recently shut down its MiCoach platform in favor of championing its Runtastic platform, the one it bought as part of the Runtastic app purchase in 2015.

Making mixed reality more real, Avegant’s Light Field tech sharpens up AR

Making mixed reality more real, Avegant’s Light Field tech sharpens up AR Unlike virtual reality, which can suck in users with a unified virtual world around them, augmented reality devices need to look real in the context of the real world.Perhaps that’s why when we first tried the Microsoft Hololens augmented reality headset a couple of years ago, we still felt it needed some work.

The sorry saga of the crowdfunded Sinclair Vega+ console

The sorry saga of the crowdfunded Sinclair Vega+ console The Sinclair Vega+, a Spectrum-emulating handheld console from Retro Computers Ltd, is now six months overdue from its original delivery date and has still not been delivered to backers.The console is a follow-up to the Sinclair Vega, another crowdfunded Spectrum device released in 2015.

Nintendo set to double Switch production - report

Nintendo set to double Switch production - report A new report from The Wall Street Journal states that Nintendo will alter its manufacturing plans for the Switch in the fiscal year ending March 2018.The Japanese company had initially planned to make 8 million Switch units, but that has been raised to 16 million.

PlayStation 3's lifespan winding down

PlayStation 3's lifespan winding down Sony has frequently said it wants its consoles to have at least a 10-year lifespan, and the PlayStation 3 has managed that and then some.However, the console's time on shelves may be nearing its end, as a Gematsu translation of Sony's Japanese PlayStation site indicates that the last remaining model of the PS3 in Japan is being discontinued.

Hardware at McDonald's

Hardware at McDonald's Retail Autism Threadits meswording at a hardware storestarlet demographic is primarily eld peopleewe literally sell denture cleaners at the impulse purchase section instead of candyeverytimes we have to deal with seem really senile Eelsheld weman denies front registerstrees use a eeipens'' Starry mam, but I cant aceept this"was fer a fucking his Donalds_s" We are a hardware store"s" Ytou dent haner deepens?"

Apple to debut augmented reality content on iPhone ahead of dedicated hardware

Apple to debut augmented reality content on iPhone ahead of dedicated hardware It’s no secret that Apple is interested in augmented reality, as the company’s CEO Tim Cook has said as much publicly several times before.Rockwell is reporting to Dan Riccio, who helms the iPad and iPhone engineering groups, which hints at the way Apple plans to familiarize users with AR.

Nintendo increasing US Switch shipments

Nintendo increasing US Switch shipments The new shipment to GameStop means other US retailers, including Amazon, Target and Best Buy, are expected to receive more Switch units of their own this week.5m Switch consoles around the world, including 500,000 in the US, 360,000 in Japan, 110,000 in France and 85,000 in the UK.

Switch "could possibly eclipse" Wii - GameStop

Switch "could possibly eclipse" Wii - GameStop The Wii is Nintendo's best-selling home console ever, but the newly released Switch has a chance to change that, according to one retailer.Speaking with Game Rant, GameStop senior director of merchandising Eric Bright said the Switch could eventually best even the Wii and its installed base of 101 million.

Teardowns confirm Nintendo Switch is built on standard Tegra X1 processor

Teardowns confirm Nintendo Switch is built on standard Tegra X1 processor Ever since Nintendo announced the Switch, it’s been cagey about the exact details of the platform.But there’s been some question as to whether the Switch contained a bog standard Tegra chip, or if there was something a little more exciting inside it.

Nintendo denies design issue with Switch controllers

Nintendo denies design issue with Switch controllers While the launch of the Nintendo Switch has been a success in many ways, not everything has gone smoothly.According to a statement Nintendo provided to Kotaku today, that problem is apparently a thing of the past, and was the result not of a poorly designed controller but "a manufacturing variation.

SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless Gaming Headset - Pitch Perfect

SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless Gaming Headset - Pitch Perfect SteelSeries sent me an Arctis 7 Wireless Headset a couple months back, and I've been using it ever since.With the Arctis 7, that day never came, and at this point, I'm convinced that the Arctis 7 is the best headset I've ever used.

GameStop expects Switch shortages all year

GameStop expects Switch shortages all year Speaking to investors on a post-earnings conference call today, GameStop chief operating officer Tony Bartel said he expects some Wii-like longer-term supply shortages."As soon as we get any in our stores, it's out within hours.

Nintendo Switch's path ahead is still unclear

Nintendo Switch's path ahead is still unclear That view would have held true had Switch underperformed at launch; it ought to hold equally true in the wake of the great launch the console has actually enjoyed.When you come down to brass tacks, the reality is that we haven't learned a lot from the launch of Switch.

Show Us Your Keyboard

Show Us Your Keyboard While all of us at Kotaku are big fans of typing, a handful of us have started taking our love of keyboards to the next level.There’s nothing like a good mechanical keyboard, especially when you take extra steps to make it your very own.

Microsoft may not offer new Surface Book and Pro machines this spring after all

Microsoft may not offer new Surface Book and Pro machines this spring after all Industry pundits have predicted for quite some time now that Microsoft would be introducing new Surface Book and Surface Pro models sometime this spring.In fact, many have expected a spring hardware event in the same vein as Microsoft’s October events where machines like the Surface Book and Surface Studio were introduced.