AMAZON DISCOUNTING PC HARDWARE PRICES

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With the collapse in digital coin prices, PC hardware prices have fallen as demand has returned to more normal levels. If you go look over out shopping page you will see that prices for Radeon and GeForce cards have fallen to below MSRP as the glut of video cards gets worse. Many have inventories of …

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WINDOWS 10 BUILD 17763.1

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Windows 10 build 17763.1 is a release candidate as Microsoft is working to test the 1809 release to manufacturing, The test builds continue to be code named Redstone 5. There are no new features outside the changes we reported earlier with the changes in the apps, We are aware that Microsoft has been working with …

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ERIC SCHMIDT BELIEVES INTERNET WILL SPLIT

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Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt spoke to a private event who he believes that the internet will be bifurcated into one led by China and one led by America. He is justified by the control and censorship that exists in China as the driving force. “I think the most likely scenario now is not a …

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411.63 WHQL

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GeForce Driver 411.63  was released September 19, 2018 for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. Avoid the spyware GeForce experience. This driver supports Kepler and above and 64-bit Windows. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Forza Horizon 4 FIFA 19 Power Monitoring programs are known to cause microstutter which is why we recommend removing them and use the …

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FEATURE CHANGES FOR WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1809

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Microsoft has made some changes in the features for the upcoming Window 10 semiannual release. The Snipping Tool is now being moved into a new app called  Snip & Sketch. Essentially Microsoft moved the functionality into a full app with more capability. Snip & Sketch will let you pull off exactly the same screenshot capture tricks …

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WOLFENSTEIN 3 UNDER DEVELOPMENT

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Bethesda has mentioned that Wolfenstein 3 is now under development. It is still a ways off as this year there already are several other titles being released. Wolfenstein: Youngblood left some story gaps. This naturally leads to a new release. Some suspicion that the game will continue with the idea that the Nazis won World …

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NEW STORE LAYOUT

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Amazon has a crude location aware ad carousel which is not as sophisticated as the native ads we use primarily. The video cards on our shopping page are now using the location aware ads. We have several nations in the US and EU markets which makes sense for the high-end cards being presented. We prefer …

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GOOGLE BACKS OFF ON URL CHANGES

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After realizing that the URL scheme seen in Chrome recently was not such a good idea, Google has gone back to displaying the full URL which is safer as at least a dodgy address can be spotted more easily. Now Chrome shows the proper URL again so it clearer in our opinion. We use a …

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AMD EXPECTED TO DROP 32-BIT

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Over on Guru3D we saw a post suggesting AMD might abandon 32-bit systems. We are aware that NVIDIA has already abandoned 32-bit Windows as world+dog almost all use 64-bit operating systems now. Given the move by NVIDIA its reasonable to expect AMD may follow suit. Microsoft maintains Windows 10 in both 32-bit and 64-bit but …

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NEGLIGEE: LOVE STORIES

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Negligee: Love Stories was released on September 14, 2018 by Dharker Studio who also developed the game. Negligee: Love Stories is an interactive novel. This release marks a change at Steam for releasing a completely uncensored game. Immediately this product was banned in several mostly muslim countries who have laws against adult content. The artwork is the …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4457128

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Windows 10 KB4457128 applies to version 1803. This update brings the build up to 17134.285. Provides protection against a Spectre Variant 2 vulnerability (CVE-2017-5715) for ARM64 devices. Addresses an issue that causes the Program Compatibility Assistant (PCA) service to have excessive CPU usage. This occurs when the concurrency of two simultaneous add and remove programs (ARP) monitoring …

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STORAGE PRICES FALL

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Hard disks have continued to fall. New 14TB disks are now more widely available at about $500 depending on the models. Lower capacity disks are widely available at lower average selling points down to 1TB which is now the bottom of the market. The average selling price for 2TB laptop hard disks has fallen to …

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WINDOWS 10 BUILD 17758.1

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Windows 10 build 17758.1 is a release candidate as Microsoft works towards release to manufacturing. General availability is now likely on update Tuesday in  October. Storage Sense has been updated which is one of the new features. It works by freeing up space on machines by moving some items to the cloud. Storage Sense is …

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MEEPLE STATION

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Meeple Station is a new game by Vox Games currently being developed with the Kickstarter platform. We are also alpha testing the game for the developer so that we can provide some technical assistance should it be needed. The game is presently scheduled for released on February 7, 2019 but we are pleased to be …

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399.24 WHQL

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GeForce Driver 399.24  was released September 10, 2018 for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. Avoid the spyware GeForce experience. This driver supports Kepler and above and 64-bit Windows. Shadow of the Tomb Raider Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout open beta Assetto Corsa Competizione early access Power Monitoring programs are known to cause …

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