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Bethesda teases a new Fallout video game

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Gaming | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 10:03 pm

Bethesda teased a new Fallout game by launching a new website that has a mysterious countdown timer - with less than 16 hours remaining on the timer. The countdown will end at 10AM EDT/7AM PDT.

 

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The expected title, Fallout 4, will likely be unveiled tomorrow - ahead of Bethesda's press conference at the E3 gaming expo later this month in Los Angeles. Fallout 4 has been rumored for years, and is set in the greater Boston metropolitan area.

 

What are you hoping to see from Fallout 4?

ASUS shows off its award winning GR6 tiny gaming PC

By: Chris Smith | More News: Computer Systems | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 9:59 pm

Computex 2015 - Claimed as being "console-inspired," this tiny 2.5L PC by ASUS ROG boasts desktop performance and a BC award.

 

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Featuring an Intel i5-5200U processor, 8GB of DDR3 RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960m to boot, users are given the ability to throw in another 8GB of RAM if they see fit.

 

Also complete with a 128GB 2.5" SATA SSD, Wake On LAN, Wi-Fi 802.11 and Windows 8.1 this system is almost dwarfed by the mechanical keyboard it sits behind.

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Dell unveils its Inspiron 15 7000 Series 2-in-1 PC

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Laptops | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 9:51 pm

Computex 2015 - PC maker Dell used Computex to help showcase its new Inspiron 15 7000 Series 2-in-1 PC.

 

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The 2-in-1 device features a 15.6" display, and can rotate between four different modes: tablet, laptop, tent and stand mode. True Color ships standard with the 7000 Series 2-in-1 PC, and features a wide-viewing angle courtesy of the IPS screen. Dell included the Standard Waves MaxxAudio Pro audio software to provide enhanced audio playback.

 

Dell promotes the 2-in-1's sub-20 mm form and its 802.11ac wireless standard functionality. Hardware specifications weren't revealed.

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Pictured: ASUS ROG peripherals and its internals

By: Chris Smith | More News: Peripherals | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 9:49 pm

Computex 2015 - We broke news recently of ASUS releasing a new Republic Of Gamers (ROG) series of keyboards and mice and now we've headed down on the ground in Taipei to check them out.

 

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Pictured here is the Spatha wireless and wired gaming mouse designed with MMO games in mind, the Gladius gaming mouse and the Sica compact mouse designed for both left and right handed gamers.

 

ASUS does something a little different from the rest, allowing you to take a look inside its mouse to see exactly how it works alongside providing a few Omron mouse switch examples for inspection.

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Comcast fixes US west coast outage, will issue $5 vouchers

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Business, Financial & Legal | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 9:39 pm

Comcast subscribers who dealt with Internet trouble throughout Monday will receive a $5 voucher from the cable company. Even though many users reported problems that reportedly started Monday morning, Comcast's service entirely dropped around 6:30 PM local time - and trying to log back on was difficult.

 

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Comcast is blaming a hardware failure in some of its DNS servers, but the DNS issue impacting Internet service and VOD has been resolved.

 

"Since the incident, we have been working non-stop to fully understand the problem and bring additional DNS capacity online in the affected areas, so we can prevent it from happening again," Comcast said in a public statement. We all rely on the Internet and expect it to be there when we need it. We are directly reaching out to those who reported problems last night to offer our apologies and a credit for lost service.

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ASUS shows off some alternative PC builds

By: Chris Smith | More News: Modding | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 9:39 pm

Computex 2015 - The modding scene is strong this year in Taipei, with companies like InWin, Thermaltake, Corsair and ASUS showing off great builds made by modders from all over the globe.

 

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ASUS has introduced some 'alternative' builds to its arsenal this year. Pictured above is the Rockcrawler X99 backed by an Intel i7 processor and Corsair power supply, helping display the TUF motherboards that ASUS claims cannot be broken - as covered by us yesterday (local time).

 

There is also a Star Wars AT-AT look-alike LEGO build sporting the ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Logo alongside this interesting engine-like PC chassis by Chinese modder Ai Mask.

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Closer look at the SilverStone Raven X RVX01 gaming chassis

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 9:32 pm

Computex 2015 - Well-known PC chassis maker SilverStone proudly displayed its Raven X (RVX01) case at Computex. The case, made of a steel frame, is available in red and black.

 

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The ATX tower chassis has a top-oriented motherboard tray, supporting better heat exhaust with expansion slots and rear I/O pointing towards the top of the case. The 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drive bays are placed alongside the case's inner panels, and has fan mounts to support a 120mm rear exhaust, three 120mm bottom fan intakes, and a 120mm top exhaust.

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Pictured: The 34" Curved g-sync monitor from ASUS

By: Chris Smith | More News: Displays & Projectors | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 9:25 pm

Computex 2015 - If curved technology has got your eye, we've been lucky enough to get a quick glimpse at the new 34" curved g-sync monitor from ASUS.

 

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Boasting a 3440x1440 In-Plane Switching panel and ASUS' GamePlus on screen timer and crosshair, this beauty will be ASUS' new flagship screen coming into the near future.

 

ASUS also claims this monitor has a "turbo key" but unfortunately there's no information as to exactly what this is yet, all we can think about is the picture below when turbo is mentioned.

 

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G.SKILL launches new line of Ripjaws gaming peripherals

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Peripherals | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 8:53 pm

Computex 2015 - G.SKILL has launched its Ripjaws line of gaming peripherals, which includes a mechanical keyboard, gaming mouse, and 7.1 surround sound headset.

 

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The Ripjaws KM780 RGB and KM780 MX mechanical gaming keyboards are designed to withstand continued gaming, and have onboard memory so customized keyboard settings can be saved. Up to three independent modes of settings can be saved on the keyboard, with Mode hotkeys allowing for easy switching between profiles. Each hotkey allows for independent lighting patterns, macro setup, timer setting, key delay and repeat rate, polling rate, and other settings.

 

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The MX780 RGB gaming mouse is designed for right-handed or left-handed gamers, powered by a 32-bit ARM processor - and an Avago laser sensor. The 8200 dpi mouse with eight fully programmable buttons supports a 1000Hz polling rate, and can support up to five individual profiles.

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AORUS shows off the X5, a powerful slim gaming laptop

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Laptops | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 8:12 pm

Computex 2015 - Gaming company AORUS has launched the X5 gaming laptop, featuring NVIDIA G-SYNC technology.

 

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The 15.6" gaming laptop uses two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M cards in SLI configuration, and runs games in 2880x1620 resolution. Powered by the 5th generaton Intel Broadwell CPU architecture, with support up to 32GB DDR3-1866 RAM, the X5 also has a Mini DisplayPort, HDMI and Surround Port.

 

The AORUS X5 gaming laptop weighs 5.51 lbs. and is just 0.9 inches thick.

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