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Say What? Average PC Cannot Handle EA's Ignite Engine
Jun 23, 2013 - in News
The Ignite engine is fine-tuned for closed console systems.
Intel Launches Its New Suite of Developer Tools for Gaming & Media
Apr 1, 2013 - in News
Intel's GDC presentation included new rendering extensions for Intel HD Graphics, Intel Quick Sync Video and updates to the Intel Level Up and Perceptual Computing contests.
Havok Launches Project Anarchy for Mobile Gaming
Apr 1, 2013 - in News
Havok will be offering its 3D Game Development Engine for free in Spring 2013.
Havok Unveils Next-Generation Physics Engine
Mar 13, 2013 - in News
The company's eponymous physics engine is said to be the culmination of more than 5 years of internal R&D work.
Microsoft Patent Hints At Emotion-sensing Ad Delivery System
Jun 15, 2012 - in News
Imagine your Xbox was capable of serving you ads based on your mood.
Valve Boss: EA Origin Isn't ''Doing Anything Super-Well Yet''
Apr 26, 2012 - in News
Gabe Newell had quite a few things to say about EA's Origin service on the Seven Day Cooldown podcast.
Epic Licenses Out Unreal Engine 3 for FBI, Gov't Training
Mar 29, 2012 - in News
To help build the space marines of the future.
In Pictures: Science Fiction Technology We Want For Real
Apr 14, 2011 - in Picture Story
Kevin compiled nineteen different technologies from his sci-fi-based dreams that he'd like to see made real. Could it be that he wishes he were The Hoff, Luke Skywalker, or your father? Perhaps. It's more likely that he has simply watched too many movies.
SPONSORED: Brother Laser/LED Printer Buyers Guide
Mar 11, 2011 - in Reviews
In our Brother inkjet buyer’s guide, things were fairly simple. Across the entire group, the basic printing engine was the same. With laser/LED printers, things get more intricate.
Battlefield 3 Shows Up At GDC, Looks Great
Mar 2, 2011 - in News
Next major installment of the Battlefield series shows up.
20 Companies And Products We Remember Fondly
Jun 11, 2010 - in Picture Story
Take a trip down memory lane with us as we recall some of the hardware products and software applications that got us hot and bothered about technology when we were younger. From MS-DOS to 3dfx, our list of favorites is fairly diverse.
The WinFast PxVC1100 Video Transcoding Card: Worth The Price?
Jan 28, 2010 - in Reviews
The SpursEngine-based WinFast PxVC1100, which centers on the same architecture as the PS3's Cell processor, shows off its ability to accelerate video encoding. But does its performance justify the price? Or is your money better invested in a faster CPU?