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4K gaming: what can PC learn from PlayStation Pro? – Eurogamer.net

Checkerboarding, upscaling, temporal anti-aliasing, dynamic resolution. Let’s give credit where it’s due: at its best, PlayStation 4 Pro’s utilisation of these techniques produces some impressive results for 4K displays – no mean feat considering that the Pro’s GPU is relatively underpowered compared to today’s mainstream PC graphics hardware. And this …

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Jeff Kaplan acknowledges Overwatch Anniversary Event loot box complaints – PC Gamer

The Overwatch Anniversary Event got underway earlier this week, and sadly, not everyone is happy. The complaints stem from the loot boxes that contain all that sweet anniversary swag—108 pieces in total, which according to Reddit’s calculations (via USGamer) cost more than 56,000 credits to buy. That’s a lot of …

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Why does my laptop get so hot ? – Techworm

Techworm Why does my laptop get so hot ?TechwormLaptops tend to get much hotter than desktops leaving most people wondering why my laptop gets so hot ? The heat can vary a lot as per people’s perceptions. Irrespective of the reasons, if your laptop is getting too hot to handle, …

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Bungie explains the lack of Destiny 2 dedicated servers; addresses PC cheating – PC Gamer

Destiny 2 won’t have dedicated servers, a detail which caused quite a fuss when it was revealed last week. When Bungie made the announcement the studio didn’t do much to elaborate on why, but they’ve now published a lengthy explanation for the decision. The explanation comes straight from Matt Segur, …

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Get real, Microsoft: If the Surface Pro is a laptop, bundle it with a Type Cover – PCWorld

If Microsoft sold cars like it’s trying to sell its Surface Pro (2017), it would charge extra for wheels—and would be laughed out of the market. But Microsoft’s using this tactic to sell its new Windows tablet as a “laptop,” and we’re still trying to figure out why. Microsoft’s Surface …

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Growth In Printers, PC Shipments Boosts Revenue For HPQ – Forbes

Growth In Printers, PC Shipments Boosts Revenue For HPQForbesHewlett Packard Inc. announced its fiscal Q2 results on Wednesday, May 24. The results were better than expected, buoyed by both the Personal Systems and Printing divisions, which reported growth in revenues and improvement in both market share and … and more » Source …

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FedEx Contract Driver Pleads Not Guilty to Theft of Laptop, Cash, iPads From 3 San Mateo County Homes – NBC Bay Area

A convicted felon, who worked as a contract driver for FedEx, on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to burglarizing three unlocked San Mateo County homes, and making off with laptops, iPads and cash, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office. Kevin Baker, 57, of Hayward, is accused of first burglarizing …

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Nine Days With an Absurd $9000 Gaming Laptop – Gizmodo

All photos: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo There may exist inside of you a desire that burns white hot for the Acer Predator 21 X, but you will never buy this laptop. It is not for you, because if you want this laptop, you probably can’t afford it, and if you can afford …

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Movie Subtitles Can Let Hackers Attack Your PC – Tom's Guide

A security vulnerability in the way that popular video players like VLC and Kodi load third-party subtitles has been brought to light by Israeli security firm Check Point. The firm points out that malicious subtitles could run code on a PC, essentially giving attackers full access. Check Point specifically called …

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