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Forum: Article Discussion Today, 12:16
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Xbox One to be sold in China from September

First console to be released there since 2000.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/28/xbox-ones-to-be-sold-in-china-from-septembe/1
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 12:14
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Nvidia unveils quad-resolution VR tech

Display cascading a neat trick.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/07/28/nvidia-vr-tech/1
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 11:53
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Intel rumoured to restore soldered heatspreaders in Haswell-E

No more gooey TIM, leaked pic shows.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/07/28/intel-heatspreaders/1
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 11:35
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Crytek claims its future is secure

Capital secured, silence restored.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/28/crytek-future/1
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 15:04
Replies: 35
Views: 785
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
I've played Gone Home on my MacBook Air, which...

I've played Gone Home on my MacBook Air, which has Intel Graphics HD 5000, and it was pretty good - better, in fact, than its performance on my AMD A10-5800K APU, but I reckon that's down to the...
Forum: Article Discussion 26th Jul 2014, 17:41
Replies: 29
Views: 533
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Depends where you are. Stealing a Snickers can...

Depends where you are. Stealing a Snickers can get you 16 years in a Texas jail (http://www.commondreams.org/headlines/040700-01.htm) - although, in defence of the sentence, it was a king-size bar....
Forum: Article Discussion 26th Jul 2014, 10:32
Replies: 35
Views: 785
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Haven't a clue - I've never even seen one in the...

Haven't a clue - I've never even seen one in the flesh, much less used one. I know it *can* run Steam, but you'll be restricted to games that play nicely with Intel HD integrated graphics.
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Jul 2014, 10:16
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
YouTube is already available on both the Xbox 360...

YouTube is already available on both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One as a native app, so I'm guessing they'll be pretty sanguine about the whole thing.
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Jul 2014, 10:05
Replies: 29
Views: 533
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
There are laws - Computer Misuse Act 1990...

There are laws - Computer Misuse Act 1990 (http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1990/18/contents) is the most pertinent - but they wouldn't see the player as the victim. As a result, the company that...
Forum: Hardware 25th Jul 2014, 09:56
Replies: 21,204
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 946,534
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Same rule-of-thumb as advice and advise: one is...

Same rule-of-thumb as advice and advise: one is the thing itself, the other one is doing the thing. "I advised George; I gave George advice. He practised his grammar; with practice, his grammar will...
Forum: Hardware 25th Jul 2014, 09:43
Replies: 21,204
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 946,534
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Loath. Loathe means you hate something: "I loathe...

Loath. Loathe means you hate something: "I loathe scissor-switch keyboards." Loath means you are reluctant to do something: "I'm loath to switch to scissor-switch keyboards." Sorry, pet peeve.
...
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Jul 2014, 09:39
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
GOG.com starts supporting Linux

Adds 50 games for Linux to its catalogue.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/25/gog-com-starts-supporting-linux/1
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Jul 2014, 09:38
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Bungie opens Destiny beta to all

Apart from PC gamers, that is.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/25/bungie-destiny-beta/1
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Jul 2014, 09:28
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Google buys Twitch in $1B deal

So say anonymous sources, anyway.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/25/google-buys-twitch/1
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Jul 2014, 09:12
Replies: 29
Views: 533
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
MP calls for MMO crimes to have real-life punishments

World of Warcraft player on the warpath.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/25/mike-weatherley/1
Forum: Hardware 25th Jul 2014, 08:47
Replies: 21,204
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 946,534
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Got more than usual to do today, so I'm back on a...

Got more than usual to do today, so I'm back on a normal keyboard. And, I'm ashamed to say, it's a massive, massive relief. I'm really not sure the TypeMatrix is going to be for me, purported health...
Forum: Article Discussion 24th Jul 2014, 22:15
Replies: 35
Views: 785
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Sounds like you need a Surface Pro.

Sounds like you need a Surface Pro.
Forum: Article Discussion 24th Jul 2014, 16:35
Replies: 16
Views: 292
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Somewhere, I have a Saitek (I think) joystick...

Somewhere, I have a Saitek (I think) joystick that's rather neat: in one mode, it's a joystick with a surprising number of buttons and a kinda-sorta-HAT on the base; split it in half and discard the...
Forum: Article Discussion 24th Jul 2014, 11:27
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Sony agrees to $15M settlement for 2011 PSN outage

More free games to placate US users.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/07/24/sony-agrees-to-15m-settlement-for-2011-psn/1
Forum: Article Discussion 24th Jul 2014, 11:25
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Microsoft denies Xbox Music, Video closure plans

Alive and well, says Belfiore.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/07/24/xbox-music-video/1
Forum: Article Discussion 24th Jul 2014, 11:00
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Apple OS X Yosemite beta launching today

Free release a considerable shift.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/07/24/apple-yosemite-beta/1
Forum: Article Discussion 24th Jul 2014, 10:34
Replies: 16
Views: 292
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Valve redesigns the Steam controller once again

Adds an analogue stick.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/07/24/valve-steam-controller/1
Forum: Article Discussion 24th Jul 2014, 09:27
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
EA has apparently decided it's too much work to...

EA has apparently decided it's too much work to verify that people have a physical copy of the game, so The Sims 2 Ultimate Edition is now completely free for everyone. Add it to your Origin basket,...
Forum: Article Discussion 24th Jul 2014, 08:15
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Same could be said for DoubleFine, and look what...

Same could be said for DoubleFine, and look what happened there: they raised far more than their target, then turned around and said it wasn't enough. (Not saying that'll happen with Obduction, but...
Forum: General 23rd Jul 2014, 21:39
Replies: 411
Views: 58,818
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
I was supposed to be reading Console Wars next,...

I was supposed to be reading Console Wars next, but I've been distracted by a collection of short stories by Harlan Ellison from the Humble eBook Bundle. Sorry, as the ePub metadata would have it,...
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