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TP-LINK Archer C3200 Tri-Band AC3200 Wireless Router Review

TP-LINK Archer C3200 Tri-Band AC3200 Wireless Router Review

A compact AC3200 solution hits the market with TP-LINK's Archer C3200, a Tri-Band wireless router that's definitely worth a look.

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Batman: Arkham Knight is finally playable on PC thanks to new patch

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 1 hour, 16 mins ago

PC gamers will be relieved to find that Batman: Arkham Knight is finally playable on the platform, but with Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and Mad Max on Steam, WB might have been too little too late.




"Good news - testing for the interim patch has been completed and it is now available for those who already have Batman: Arkham Knight for PC," read the official patch notes. "As a reminder, the patch brings major performance improvements including consistent frame rates and VRAM optimization."


The patch is targeted to fix the game's crippling latency issues and crashes by beefing up system memory and VRAM optimization as well as adding "improved performance on all GPUs". Other messy blemishes like low-resolution texture bugs have been supposedly smashed, and Arkham Knight will now run better on HDD's.

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Early Access games dominate Steam game sales in 2015

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 2 hours, 22 mins ago

Out of the six Steam games that have reached over a million sales in 2015, three of them are still in Early Access.




As more and more PC gamers move towards original games, amateur indie developers are actually starting to overtake AAA game sales on Steam. According to info gleaned from Steam Spy, a site that analyzes sales and downloads on Steam, three of the six million-selling PC games of 2015 are still unfinished--but that hasn't stopped them from hitting the top charts.


The top-ranking games are the open-world zombie survival sim H1Z1, the dinosaur survival game ARK: Survival Evolved, and the RTS siegecraft game Besieged.

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Report: Mega Man movie gets greenlit by Fox

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 4 hours, 1 min ago

It looks like the futuristic saga of Capcom's iconic 8-bit hero in blue will be the latest in Hollywood's push on video game adaptations.




Reports from Tracking Board indicate that Fox has backed Chernin Entertainment as a producer for the film, with development on the project underway. But is Chernin a good fit to handle Mega Man's immortal legacy? The company is also currently working on the upcoming War of the Apes film for 2017, and is responsible for producing a boatload of The New Girl episodes and a handful of Terra Nova episodes.


Mega Man--also known as Rockman in Japan--has been one of the most popular icons in gaming history with a franchise that spans back to 1987 with the NES classic. With over 50 games as source material, Chernin and Fox will have their work cut out for them, but we can't see them starting anywhere but the very beginning in 200X with the clash of Dr. Light and the nefarious Dr. Wily.

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We Heard You Like Discounts

By: TweakTown Deals | More News: TweakTown | Posted: 9 hours, 8 mins ago



It's official: Summer is packing up its beach umbrella, shaking the sand out of its unmentionables, and calling it a day. But before the season is over for good, we're sending it off in style with an end-of-Summer clearance sale you won't want to miss. We're discounting already-discounted gadgets ever more than usual, making some of best products available at unmissable prices. For example, the Snowflake Stealth Drone, now $29.99 instead of the normal discounted price of $39.99, and the Code Black Drone, now $69 instead of the normal discounted price of $99. Grab those and more slashed prices at the TweakTown Deals clearance shop!




Now's your chance to get the Code Black Drone, our #1 selling drone ever, at a huge discount. You'll love having 10 minutes of flight time to try out its four-way flip capabilities, beginner and expert flight modes, and smooth ride-and don't forget to capture it all with the built-in HD video camera. A total steal at $29.99, the sleek, white Snowflake Drone pairs a smooth ride with stunts like four-way flips and 360-degree rolls. And it plays well with others, joining a fleet of drones with ease thanks to its advanced anti-collision technology. Take it out for a night flight-its colorful LED lights will make tricks and turns easy to spot.


Goodbye, Summer. Hello, deals. Make sure you get the the Snowflake Stealth Drone for $29.99 and the Code Black Drone for $69 while they're still available at these prices. We'll even sweeten the deal: use code eos5off for an extra 5% off these products and any others on clearance.

Acer's new 10-core smartphone will 'dominate' Android gaming

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Computer Systems | Posted: 9 hours, 55 mins ago

Acer has gone all out by bringing enthusiast-grade gaming across the entire spectrum of devices, including a new decacore smartphone and beefy 8-inch tablet.




At IFA 2015, Acer announced its new Predator 6 performance smartphone that will reportedly "dominate any game you throw at it".


The Predator 6 runs Android (possibly 5.1), sports 4GB of RAM, a 10-core MediaTek processor (most likely the Helio X20 mobile SoC), and a 6-inch full HD display with haptic feedback that Acer says will "perform just like a controller". It also has a 21-megapixel back-facing camera and features a slim, lightweight feel modeled after the stylized metallic flair of Predator line. No pricing has been revealed so far.

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The first big patch for Windows 10 is coming soon

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Operating Systems | Posted: 11 hours, 16 mins ago

If you've already installed Windows 10, you might have already received a few security updates and patches for your OS, but come next month, there will be a major, non-patch update for Windows 10 known as Threshold 2, or Wave 2.




The new update will arrive in November after it has been delayed from its original October release window. The new Threshold 2 update will include a few smaller changes, as there is a bigger 'Redstone' update that will be released sometime in 2016. As for the patch expected in November, we are to expect a new Messaging app that will have Skype integration and Chrome-like extension support for Microsoft's Edge browser.


We will have more information on the patch in the near future, but I think the Redstone patch is going to be the big new interesting one, coming in 2016.

Rocket League patch will let you filter out PS4 users on the PC

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 12 hours, 53 mins ago

The v1.05 patch for Rocket League will arrive in "two weeks or less" bringing with it the start of the first season, not only that, but Rocket Leaguers will be able to filter out PS4 players in matchmatching on PC, and to search for new ranked matches at the endgame screen.




The new patch will also do the usual bug fixes that saw PC players to not have a name, fix chat issues, and improve corruption protection for saved games. The update will also have Middle Eastern servers that "will still come at some point" according to developer Psyonix. The developer will also be adding in a music player interface in the near future.


If you didn't already know about, is a vehicle-driven, off-the-wall soccer game where players attempt to score goals in hotted up cars and trucks.

BBC's Grand Theft Auto TV movie 'The Gamechangers' trailer arrives

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 14 hours, 44 mins ago

Harry Potter meets Grand Theft Auto in the BBC's 'The Gamechangers' TV movie, with the first trailer dropped. The Gamechangers stars Harry Potter himself, Daniel Radcliffe, as well as Bill Paxton of HBO's 'Big Love' as well as many huge hits like Aliens, Terminator, and more.



The Gamechangers takes place in 2002, where it is just in time for the release of Grand Theft Auto 3. Daniel Radcliffe plays Sam Houser, the President and co-founder of Rockstar Games who has been causing trouble for Jack Thompson, played by Paxton, who is an attorney who led the charge against Grand Theft Auto's violent content.


BBC will air The Gamechangers on BBC Two on September 15, at 9pm.

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Amnesia creators show off the latest trailer to SOMA, arrives Sep 22

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 16 hours, 19 mins ago

From the creators of Amnesia comes 'SOMA', a new sci-fi horror game from Frictional Games. The developer has a new 'Environments Trailer' released, which you can check out below.



The new trailer shows off some of the impressive locations and environments of SOMA, which the developer promises is more scary than their previous games. SOMA is running off of a modified version of the Amnesia engine, with inspirations from Doom, BioShock, and the Silent Hills series.


SOMA drops on September 22 for both the PlayStation 4 and PC.

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Apple's upcoming 21.5-inch iMac should feature a 4K display

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Computer Systems | Posted: 17 hours, 21 mins ago

While Apple might have its September 29 event to unveil the new iPhone, it looks like we can expect a new 21.5-inch iMac to be unveiled sometime in the near future, too.




9to5Mac is behind the report, saying that the new 21.5-inch iMac would feature a 4K display. The current 27-inch iMac features a 5K display, but the new 21.5-inch iMac will done down the pixel density to 4096x2304, up from the current 1920x1080 resolution on the 21.5-inch iMac. The new 21.5-inch iMac won't be announced until sometime next month.

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