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Razer and Lenovo strike gaming PC partnership

The world’s biggest PC manufacturer and one of the platform’s most successful gaming specialists have teamed up. The first range of products from the collaboration between Lenovo and Razer will be the Razer Edition Lenovo PCs (via The Verge). These will include the Y series of desktop computers, which were …

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Nvidia’s full-size GTX 980 graphics card is coming to laptops

The days of watered-down laptop graphics cards could soon be at an end. Nvidia is bringing its flagship GTX 980 GPU to a number of notebook devices. That’s right – the full-size, desktop GTX 980, rather than the laptop-friendly 980M offshoot that launched last year. What this means in practice …

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‘Virtual reality is the most compelling platform ever’ – AMD talks breaking into VR

Virtual reality. It’s a phrase that’s often thrown around with both excitement and wariness – some proclaim it as the next big leap in gaming technology, while others question its potential outside of a niche audience. While the current wave of virtual reality may have started as the dream of …

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Green Giant: Nvidia on ‘the world’s most powerful GPU’ and where PC is headed next

It’s not uncommon to hear hardware firms talk up their latest bit of kit, but to call something the most powerful product on the planet goes one step further. However, that’s exactly what Nvidia is doing with its latest graphics card, the Titan X. The successor to the first Titan, …

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The real next generation: MCV looks at the latest tech transforming PC

From VR to 4K, eSports to free-to-play, there has never been a better time to be gaming on PC. But what are the core driving factors behind the sector’s resurging success? MCV asked the PC experts THE VR REVOLUTION After years of developer-only prototypes, this year will finally see the …

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PC gaming hardware worth $21.5bn – twice that of console market

PC gaming hardware is now worth over $21.5 billion (12.6bn) globally – over double the value of the console gaming market. Analyst Jon Peddie Research (JPR) said in its PC Gaming Hardware Market report that personal computers, upgrades, and peripherals used for gaming were continuing to remain strong and healthy, …

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UK government revitalises computer science education

The UK Government has outlined its plans to train up the first generation of computer science teachers as it prepares to introduce the course to the curriculum. To begin in schools from September 2013, Education Secretary Michael Gove also announced that funding had ended for the current Information and Communications …

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INTERVIEW: SCE CEO Andrew House

Andrew House felt he was heading into the lion’s den ahead of his first major press conference since becoming CEO of PlayStation. SCEA president Jack Tretton had lapped up the whopping and adulation as he introduced violent action games to the bloodthirsty crowd. House’s job was to show the same …

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Introducing the remote control car that’s also a game controller

A unique remote control car that can be used to play a PC game hits shelves in July, courtesy of Revell. The Revellutions range of RC toys will feature interchangeable parts, water resistant shells and a USB cable that connects them to a PC.Consumers can also use the car’s remote …

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Valve IS making hardware… but it’s not a console

In a very un-Valve-like move, the Seattle-based Half-Life 2 creator has revealed all of its plans for its mysterious new hardware project. But the rumours were wrong. Valve is not making a games console or under-the-TV PC box. It is, in fact, developing some sort of wearable computer. Writing on …

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