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AMD finally launches the Kaveri APU, its most important chip launch in years

AMD finally launches the Kaveri APU, its most important chip launch in years

This launch has been a long time coming. AMD took the wraps off its Kaveri APU today, officially putting the chip on pre-order — for delivery in the next few weeks — and launching a few benchmark results to demonstrate its performance. We’ve written a great deal about Kaveri in the past, so I’ll mostly recap today. This is AMD’s ...

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PS4 off to extraordinary start, trounces last-gen launch sales

PS4 off to extraordinary start, trounces last-gen launch sales

Now that the PS4 is out in North America, Europe, and Latin America, we finally get to see for ourselves how the public is reacting to the new generation of consoles. Not everything has gone as smoothly as possible, but the traction has been quite impressive. A mere two weeks into the PS4′s life, and Sony has already sold more ...

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Xbox One launch day hardware issues abound, but fortunately no sign of the red ring of death yet

Xbox One launch day hardware issues abound, but fortunately no sign of the red ring of death yet

After the absurd and complicated roller coaster ride of the Xbox 180 pre-launch debacle, the Xbox One is finally finding its way into the living rooms of consumers. While many users are happily channel surfing and playing with their Xbox Ones, some users are hitting major issues. From faulty Blu-ray drives to unexplained buzzing to iPhone-like scuffs, the Xbox One ...

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Launch of Jay Z’s pricey Barneys collection a snore

Welcome to the Jay Zzzzzzzzzz collection. More gawkers than shoppers showed up for the controversial launch of Jay Z’s highly touted, limited-edition, luxury holiday collection at Barneys — where the buzz Wednesday was more about the rapper’s sky-high prices than his cutting-edge design. RELATED: BARNEYS AUDIT CLEARS STORE, BLAMES NYPD IN RACIAL PROFILING FLAP A couple who drove up from ...

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NASA’s MAVEN mission lifts off on its way to Mars (live launch video)

Mars is the planet right next door, and we’ve shot a dozen probes and rovers its way in the last few decades. However, there’s still a lot we don’t know about the Red Planet, and the MAVEN probe could help solve some of those mysteries. MAVEN stands for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (okay, NASA), and its goal is to ...

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PS4 reviews are in: Why do most launch games suck?

The PS4 has now made its way around the gaming and tech media outlets, and the reception is pretty consistent. While the hardware and UI are well regarded for the most part, the biggest issue at hand is the lackluster launch line-up. Small PSN titles like Resogun are well made, the multi-platform ports like Assassin’s Creed IV looks decent, but ...

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PS4 launch: What’s broken and when it’s getting fixed

Now that the PS4 review embargo is up, the outcome is clear: The PS4 is a solid release, but it’s far from perfect. In fact, there are a few really surprising missteps that Sony has made with its new console. Considering how long it’s been since the PS3 launch, it’s actually a bit disappointing to see that some things are ...

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PS4 may support DLNA and MP3 after launch, and the future of the PS3

The PS4 launches at the end of the week, but we’re still getting new insights about the entire development process of the console. Yesterday, there was a small media event in New York where Sony distributed the PS4 to a number of press outlets, and key PlayStation employees were available for interviews. Unsurprisingly, the lack of DLNA and MP3 support ...

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