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MSI’s Aegis 3 compact gaming PC reviewed – The Tech Report

PC gaming is bigger than ever. Perhaps thanks to big-name PC-exclusive titles like League of Legends as well as PC-exclusive features like mods, kids are asking their parents for gaming PCs instead of gaming consoles. The money spent on PC gaming eclipses that spent on console gaming, too. A discussion of the whys and hows of that matter is a topic best left for another article, though. Instead, we’re here to take a look at …

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Gaming, automotive tech behind new weed busting tool for farmers – ABC Rural

The technology associated with videogaming is being in the war against weeds. Researchers at the University of Southern Queensland’s National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture have leveraged off the automotive and gaming industries and developed a high-tech precision weed spot sprayer. Senior Research Engineer Steven Rees said agricultural industries needed military grade electronics and technology, but at a price farmers could afford. Dr Rees said the development of the weed spot sprayer was led by …

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The PC builder bluffer’s guide – all the info you need to convince the world of your tech cred

Want to really impress your mates with your hardware knowledge (and who wouldn’t be impressed by that)? Then you can use our handy PC building bluffer’s guide to learn all the techie terms, acronyms and bizarre phraseology you’ll ever need to get by. Find all the hardware you need to build your own machine with our handy hardware guides. Technology develops pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you …

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How Good Is Nintendo’s Tech Support? Report Card 2017

Nintendo’s been on a roll lately, launching the red-hot Nintendo Switch and releasing great games like Breath of the Wild and Splatoon 2. But how reliable is the company once you need help with those products? Nintendo’s tech support is a tale of two offerings. On one side, you’ve got an incredibly robust support website and helpful phone agents who can solve problems in minutes. But if you’re seeking help from Nintendo on social media, …

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The Coeur d’Alene Press – Business, Japanese video gaming adapting new tech for familiar titles

CHIBA, Japan (AP) — The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums by adapting new technology for decades-old titles. And that energy was evident at the annual Tokyo Game Show, which opened to media Thursday before opening to the public over the weekend. “Our old fans used to play Japanese games, and those people are excited those games are coming back and they recognize them as Japanese-style games,” game creator …

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Japanese video gaming adapting new tech for familiar titles

CHIBA, Japan (AP) — The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums by adapting new technology for decades-old titles. And that energy was evident at the annual Tokyo Game Show, which opened to media Thursday before opening to the public over the weekend. “Our old fans used to play Japanese games, and those people are excited those games are coming back and they recognize them as Japanese-style games,” game creator …

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Weekend tech reading: DRAM prices up 111% from 2016, how to live without Google, 99 PC games still due this year

The adversarial relationship of the DRAM user and producer continues Over the full market cycle, each side presses its advantage as much as possible. Historically, the DRAM market has been the most volatile of the major IC product segments. Figure 1 reinforces that statement by showing that the average selling price (ASP) for DRAM has more than doubled in just one year. In fact, the September Update to The McClean Report will discuss IC Insights’ …

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New Xbox One tech can save hard drive space and cut download times • Eurogamer.net

Microsoft is planning a quiet revolution in the way that games are streamed and installed onto Xbox One and Xbox One X. The new system – known internally as Intelligent Delivery – aims to save hard drive space and reduce download times by allowing users to only download the assets they’ll actually need, as opposed to the complete game package. The platform holder has already dropped some hints about this functionality, confirming that Xbox One …

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High Plains Tech holds local gaming competition | News

High Plains Technology Center multi-media program students put their coding skills to the test Wednesday morning as judges played student-made video games in a local competition. Students were given 30 hours, roughly two weeks, to create their own video games which were then played by three judges to determine four winners. “The goal of our class this year is to have them publish a full game on the app store,” said Instructor Richard Kirksey. “All …

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Astronomers find fast-spinning ‘clocks in the sky’ using gaming tech – Technology & Science

Astronomers have discovered the fastest-spinning pulsar in our galactic disc, making it the second-fastest known  — and they did it using gaming technology. Pulsars are small, rapidly spinning neutron stars left over after a star roughly eight times more massive than our own sun dies in a supernova, a spectacular stellar explosion. As pulsars rotate, particles are ejected along their poles.  And while “normal” pulsars rotate tens of times per second, there are millisecond pulsars that can rotate …

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Lenovo eyes ‘dynamic’ Indian market for its gaming portfolio | tech

Lenovo is looking at the Indian market to push its PC gaming brand Legion. The company says it is banking on the country’s “dynamic” market and a sizeable population, which is interested in high-end gaming devices. “India’s population is so big you do not need many people to get into gaming to become a sizeable market. That is why we also picked India as a focus market in terms of gaming. There is a sizeable …

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Second Life Creator Uses Blockchain Tech to Enhance New VR Gaming Experience

High Fidelity , a next-generation platform for virtual worlds currently in open beta, is the brainchild of Philip Rosedale , the creator of Second Life . Readers who don’t know what Second Life is are excused because it’s not on the media’s radar these days. But 10 years ago Second Life was often hailed as the Next Big Thing in social media. In Second Life, players can create an avatar and explore a huge 3D …

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Tackling Tech: The NFL’s Games and Gaming Plan Here and in China

As part of its labors to expand live game viewership in the U.S., and far abroad, the National Football League is taking a two-pronged approach by trying to appeal to both potential game viewers and those who play games online. At stake is the future of America’s game in the U.S. and overseas. Millennials have largely grown up with online gaming, but not necessarily watching NFL games cable TV. TV rating were down last year …

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At Gamescon, Lenovo announced a refresh to its Legion Y-series gaming towers. The Legion Y920 is Lenovo’s flagship desktop gaming experience, followed by the Legion Y720 and the entry level Legion Y520. All refreshed models come with support for Intel’s 7th Generation Core i7 processor alongside either AMD or Nvidia graphics, making them VR-compatible and Oculus certified. All three desktop gaming towers come in Onyx Black along with Lenovo’s Legion red accents. Top Performance …

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Free Steam keys: Win a copy of new mecha space-action game War Tech Fighters!

WTF?! Yes, that’s the title of a new mecha action game that came out on Steam Early Access today. Ok, it’s actually called War Tech Fighter, but we’ll call it WTF for short. WTF is all about controlling the titular War Techs – big robots with lots of weapons – as you fight against the forces of the Zatros empire… in space! Essentially, this game is a good reason to enjoy firing bullets and missiles …

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