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Watch the Witcher put down some punishment in all his graphical glory

The graphical powerhouse that is Witcher III on PC has been injecting fear into gamers everywhere in the months leading up to its release, with required specs that could make a dove cry.
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New Chrome extension from Google yells at nearby computers to transfer data

An experimental new extension from Google sends URLs between computers using sound, in a manner of speaking. Its application may be limited, but the effect is undeniably cool.
Computing

Fove VR headset hopes to unseat Oculus as king of head-mounted VR sets

A new VR headset called the Fove has hit officially hit Kickstarter, and claims to support eye-tracking technology unlike anything we've seen from the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive.
Mobile

Microsoft releases a new preview version of Office on Android

Microsoft released a new office preview for Android that brings the Excel, Word, and PowerPoint apps in line with the iOS versions. In tow are new sharing, collaboration, and editing features.
Computing

Ever wondered how a 3D game is rendered? Here’s the scoop

Ever wonder exactly how each frame of a video game is rendered? A software engineer reverse-engineered Deus Ex: Human Revolution to find out.
Computing

Microsoft lays out all of the upgrade paths for Windows 10

In a recap of the latest Windows 10 announcements, Windows Product Manager Alex Snelson has laid out all of the potential upgrade paths and licensing channels for the newest Microsoft operating system.
Mobile

High profile tech companies urge Obama to dismiss calls to lower mobile security

In a letter written to President Obama, a coalition of major tech companies and organizations -- including Apple, Microsoft, and Google -- has urged the government to dismiss any proposals to weaken the state of mobile security encryption…
Computing

15-inch MacBook’s price goes up as the iMac with Retina’s price plummets

Apple has officially launched the rumoured updates to its 15-inch MacBook and 27-inch iMac, fueling speculation that hardware won't be a focus for WWDC 2015.
Computing

Microsoft to offer an ‘attractive’ Windows 10 upgrade to ‘non-genuine’ users

In an update posted to the Windows blog on May 15, Microsoft’s Terry Myerson wrote that the company will be releasing a “very attractive” Windows 10 upgrade offer to those running older devices in a “non-genuine” state.
Mobile

Tim Cook tells college graduates why they could change the world

Apple CEO Tim Cook is no stranger to making grand announcements, and his commencement address at George Washington University on Sunday was no exception.
Gaming

Microsoft is hosting a Solitaire tournament, and you’re invited

Microsoft employees playing Solitaire aren't wasting time, they're doing their jobs. In honor of the popular game's 25th anniversary, Microsoft is challenging the world to a Solitaire tournament, and you better believe you're invited.