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Deal with dungeons AND dragons in GoG’s big Forgotten Realms game dump

The repository of everything that is DRM free in the gaming world, GoG, has added a number of new Dungeons and Dragons experiences from gaming's history, giving us access to 13 new campaigns from the Forgotten Realms.

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How to check if an account was exposed in the Ashley Madison hack

Hackers dumped account information surrounding 33 million Ashley Madison users earlier today. Curious if you, or someone you know, was revealed in the cyber-attack? Here's how to find out.

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Windows Hello can recognize the difference between identical twins

As it stands, passwords seem like a relatively weak defence against hackers and nefarious individuals. But could facial recognition in Windows Hello open us up to new attacks from nosy siblings? Not so according to a new demo.

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Lightning strikes twice, twice — and Google Compute Engine loses data

Google has released an incident report detailing data loss suffered at a facility in Belgium following four successive lightning strikes to the local power grid.

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Intel supports AMD in surprise adaptive-sync endorsement

A key Intel employee has hinted that Intel may begin supporting DisplayPort Adaptive Sync, the standard that also powers AMD's FreeSync. This could lead to better standardization of frame synchronization throughout computing.

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Jeb Bush supports NSA expansion and opposes encryption

Jeb Bush spoke up in favor of the NSA, saying he would support its expansion. He also criticized tech companies for not providing access to encrypted data. He argued that data collection helps keep Americans safe.

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Play any game at 1080p with GeForce's budget bulldozer, the GTX 950

Despite a long history of success in the $200 price range, Nvidia has had trouble tackling AMD in the entry-level market. Does the new GTX 950 flip the script, or does the green…

  • Pros: Solid 1080p performance , Low power draw , Silent at idle…
  • Cons: Card is physically large

Google Hangouts now has its own Web page for your chatting convenience

Google Hangouts now has its own Web page and is no longer hidden within Gmail and Google+. For those looking for an easy way to chat with their friends, you can now simply visit hangouts.google.com, and get hangin'.

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How much RAM does your gaming PC need? Maybe just 4GB, according to new test

New testing by PC enthusiast site TechSpot has discovered that many apps still don't see substantial benefit from more than 4GB of memory. Games, in particular, have no issue with limited RAM.

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Intel offers new Skylake details at IDF15

As part of the Intel Developer Forum, new details on the capabilities of Skylake are making the rounds — but we're still waiting on firm details regarding pricing and availability.

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Dell releases beastly Alienware 18 gaming laptop

Alienware 18 has some absurd specs including a Core i7-4710MQ and two GeForce GTX 970M GPUs.

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Having audio issues with Windows 10? The fix is just a few clicks away

Let's do some troubleshooting. Here are the ways you can fix Windows 10 audio issues to remove the dreaded sound of silence.

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DDoS attacks hit record numbers in Q2 2015

DDoS attacks have grown substantially in the last quarter, according to Akamai's latest State of the Internet report. Large-scale attacks have increased, and gaming networks on the most common victim.

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IBM’s unveils the brain-inspired TrueNorth cognitive computer

IBM's new TrueNorth chip is the result of seven years of work, and represents a fundamental change in computing architecture, scalability, and power.

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Speak and it shall be done: Intel’s Skylake can be awakened with your voice

Cortana might have helped Master Chief save the human race more than once, but in the near future she'll be helping us turn on our PCs with a simple voice command; thanks to Intel's Skylake chips and Windows 10.

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