AMD's New Radeon is a Preposterous Powerhouse You'll Wish You Needed

If you buy video cards, chances are you have a lust for power. No respectable PC builder doesn't at least covet insane high-end cards, even without ever really considering them. Well here's a new sucker to salivate at, the 11.5 teraflop, water-cooled AMD Radeon R9 295X2. The new coolest card you have no reason to own. Read More >>

AMD Beema and Mullins: More Horsepower, Less Juice, but Is it Enough?

Since Intel ramped up its chipsets with integrated graphics a few years ago, AMD has been losing a lot of ground on laptops and tablets—in the public mind, at least. The company just announced the rest of its product roadmap for next year. It features some significant power, and significantly, efficiency improvements—but will it be enough? Read More >>

This New Contact Lens Basically Turns Your Eye Into a Telescope

Contact lenses are great if your only issue is near or farsightedness, but for those struggling with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness among older adults, those flimsy little lenses ain't going to cut it—or at least not the kind of contact lenses you're used to. But soon, AMD-sufferers could see their vision vastly improving thanks to a slim, adjustable telescope that sits right in the middle of their eye. Read More >>

Report: AMD Is Making Its First Ever ARM Chip

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that AMD is taking a leap into unknown waters, as it readies its first ever ARM chip. Read More >>

Here's the First 5.0 GHz CPU You Can Actually Buy

AMD just one-upped its own series of eight-core FX processors, and the golden child of this newest lineup is unquestionably the FX-9590, which it claims is the world's "first-ever 5 GHz processor." While technically that record was already beat—and by AMD themselves, no less—it is, in fact, the first commercially available 5GHz CPU processor. Read More >>

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According to AMD, This Is What the PS4 and Xbox One Will Be Capable Of

While Sony and Microsoft might have crafted the boxes for the next generation consoles, it's AMD that's providing the guts to make these beauties fly. AMD says this is what's possible with the chips inside the PS4 and Xbox One. Read More >>

A £9 Car Wash For Just 50p Is Your Bright-and-Shiny-Motor Deal of the Day

Remember when you were younger and going through the car wash was one of the most exciting things you could do? It probably only cost about 50p as well. Read More >>

These Brand New AMD Processors Could Be Your Next Laptop's Brain

Intel's new 4th-gen chips may be on the horizon, but AMD is taking the opportunity to strike first and get out their with its new family of third-generation A-series processors ahead of time. Enter the "Temash," "Kabini," and "Richland," processors that will make themselves at home in upcoming tablets, midrange notebooks, and powerhouse ultrathins soon. Read More >>

Rumour: AMD Core Stops Next Xbox Playing Your Beloved Games Collection

There have been plenty of previous rumours regarding the next-gen Xbox and a supposed switch to AMD processors to provide the power, with the latest solid claims seemingly confirming a move away from Power PC architecture and no easy path to emulating existing titles. Read More >>

AMD's Dual-GPU Radeon HD 7990 is the "World's Fastest" Graphics Card

That's according to AMD, which used a presentation at the Game Developers Conference to give PC press a preview of a work-in-progress version of its forthcoming triple-fanned monster. Read More >>

First Unofficial Steam Box Goes Up for a Wallet-Crushing Pre-Order Price

If you were under the impression a Valve Steam Box would be console-money, around the £300 mark, think again. While Valve's got its own official Steam Box incoming, which could possibly be cheaper, the first unofficial Steam Box, the Xi3 Piston, has just gone up for pre-order in the US and it's a wallet-crunching £600. Read More >>

PS4 Heading for Possible Spring 2014 Launch, Now Known as "Thebes"

It looks like we'll have another stonking games hardware battle coming soon, with Sony's PS4 expected to arrive as early as spring of 2014 -- a few months after Microsoft's next console appears at the end of 2013. Read More >>

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Are You Ready for Microsoft Surface 2?

Although Microsoft itself has admitted that initial sales of its Surface tablets have been on the "modest" side of expectations, that hasn't stopped it from pushing ahead with plans for a second generation of Surface hardware. Read More >>

Is Apple Finally Going to Bust Out New Mac Pros?

Almost everything in Apple's line-up got a refresh this year, everything apart from the much-loved but seemingly rejected Mac Pro that is. But it seems like the cards might be changing for the once-king of the video editors' pile, as new graphics card support in the beta of OS X 10.8.3 hints strongly that this might be the Mac Pro's time, at last. Read More >>

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The Holodeck Is Real, and It's in New York

While we still have a ways to go before the advent of photon torpedoes and warp drives, Stony Brook University has just brought us one step closer to our Star Trek future with the unveiling of its immersive video projection system, the Reality Deck. What? Holodeck was already taken. Read More >>


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