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Electronic Arts' Massive 2012 $1.6m Battlefield 3 Tournament: Consoles Yes, PC No

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While PC gamers are getting understandably excited about one of the year's biggest releases, which is guaranteed to have standards-setting graphics at least, there's a kick in the teeth waiting just around the corner. EA and Virgin Gaming have teamed…

Toshiba prepping new 560Mbps TransferJet chip

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So, TransferJet hasn't exactly taken off the way many had hoped, especially Sony which crammed the wireless tech into CyberShot cameras and Memory Sticks. But some, like Toshiba, are still holding on to the dream. By the end of January… Go To Full Article

Sweeney: Unreal Engine 4 not due 'til ''around 2014''

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Unreal Engine 3 has had an amazing run, powering a cornucopia of blockbusters over the past four years—from the original Gears of War to Mass Effect 2 and Batman: Arkham City. Apparently, Epic Games doesn't plan to retire its baby… Go To Full Article

Intel Engineer Ports QuickSync Video Decoding to FFDShow

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An Intel engineer by the name of Eric Gur started an AVSForum thread indicating he had begun work on enabling Quick Sync support in FFDShow's video decoder. Quick Sync is typically known as Intel's hardware accelerated transcoding engine found in… Go To Full Article

ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Motherboard

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If you are an overlocker looking for a new motherboard to build a system around, make sure you read our evaluation of the ASUS Maximus IV Extreme. Without a doubt, this is the best overclocking motherboard we have ever laid… Go To Full Article

Rick Bergman Resurfaces...as the CEO of Synaptics

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Last week I regrettably posted that AMD's Products Group GP, Rick Bergman, had left the company for unknown reasons. Tonight I got an email from Synaptics telling me that Rick Bergman has been named their new President & CEO, effective… Go To Full Article

Disney launches two new Android smartphones, mouse ears not included

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Mickey's ditching the steamboat and giving up Fantasia in pursuit of all things mobile as Disney launches the DM011SH and DM010SH -- joining the company's other Android offering. The 4-inch 3D capable DM010SH handset will be Walt's top-of-the-line variant with… Go To Full Article

As its Tevatron collider goes dark, Fermilab ponders a muon-rich future

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Since the 1980s, the US government's Chicago-area Fermilab has been at the forefront of high-energy physics. That's in large part thanks to the Tevatron, the machine that first reached the energies needed to discover the last quark in the Standard… Go To Full Article

Panasonic shows us its softer side, intros trio of high-tech robotic helpers

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The infirm in Japan have nothing to fear when it comes to assisted care -- except maybe for a robot revolt. From the land that gave us the robo-care bear, comes three new compassionate tech solutions for elderly care taking… Go To Full Article

Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 DiRT 3 Edition Review @ Neoseeker

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The Sapphire HD 6870 DiRT 3 card includes an impressive bundle of goodies, and comes equipped with dual fan aftermarket cooling. It delivers quite the package for a graphics card priced under $200, now hit our review to see if… Go To Full Article

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