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NVIDIA, Imagination Technologies to support Vulkan API (0)

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AMD was first in line and hooked up with the Khronos Group to not only present the Vulkan API in version 1.0, but also publish the first beta driver. The Vulkan API is the official successor of the... [more]

3DMark API Overhead Test: AMD outperforms NVIDIA, DX12 on par with Mantle (0)

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Futuremark has just released another test for 3DMark. The API Overhead Test focuses especially on the graphics API and its potential bottleneck - the so-called Draw Calls. The 3DMark API Overhead... [more]

Operating Systems

Google Android to support Swift programming language (0)

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Apple introduced the Swift programming language at the World Wide Developer Conference as the successor of Objective-C in for developing apps for iOS two years ago. In contrast to Objective-C, Swift... [more]

Apple rolls out iOS bugfix update (0)

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It isn't all too uncommon a smaller update is rolled out following major operating system update, addressing bugs and other hiccups that popped up. Following the release of iOS 9.3, the bugfix update... [more]

Applications

WhatsApp supposedly coming to Windows, OS X (0)

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WhatsApp currently is the most popular mobile messenger, and there is hardly anyone with a smartphone who doesn't use it. One may wonder that there is still no app for PCs. One can of course use... [more]

WhatsApp ends support for older systems (0)

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Facebook acquired WhatsApp, the world's most popular messenger, more than just a couple of months ago. Competitors such as Skype, Telegram or Google Hangouts are trailing far behind. WhatsApp has... [more]

Drivers

AMD, NVIDIA publish new drivers (0)

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Both AMD and NVIDIA have introduced new drivers in the last few days. The new drivers have no new features, but instead optimise performance for the latest games, such as Overwatch, Total War:... [more]

AMD tailors Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.2 for Doom (0)

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AMD has published a release driver Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.2 for Doom. The brand new Doom game will launch on this Friday, 13 May. AMD doesn't state a performance gain compared to older... [more]

Browsers and Internet

Facebook forces users towards Messenger (1)

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Social network Facebook has now finally decided to entirely shove its Messenger app down the throats of to its users. Up until now, people who didn't want to use Messenger on their smartphone or... [more]

Microsoft, Facebook prepping submarine cable (0)

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Microsoft and Facebook are absolutely dependent on a stable internet connection for their services. Both companies have now announced their new project named Marea, a new submarine cable to be... [more]

Games

Nintendo to produce its own movies (1)

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Nintendo has been somewhat stigmatised in terms of movie adaptations: "Super Mario Bros." from 1993 is not only considered one of the worst video game adaptations of all time, but also as one of the... [more]

Doom shown running on Vulkan API, GeForce Titan X (0)

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At Editor's Day NVIDIA to presented the new GeForce GTX 1080, and Bethesda and id Software popped up to show a short gameplay of the new Doom title to be released today. As a matter of course the... [more]