MOTHERBOARDS FEATURING U.2 CONNECTIONS?

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So far we have not seen any native U.2 (SFF-8639) connectors for SSD drives on consumer motherboards but we are hopeful somebody will put 2 of them on a motherboard so that extreme SSD drives like the Intel 750 in 2½” 15mm form factor can be installed. The Intel 750 is also available as a …

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KILCOUNT

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Kilcount was released on June 15, 2018 by Beatrice who also developed the game. Kilcount is a is a sci-fi comedy game. Gameplay is relatively basic with conversation and exploration. Players have a possibility of five different scenarios that lead to different ending. As a player modes besides an item, the spacebar activates the description. Sometimes …

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WINDOWS STORE GAMES

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We have noticed a lot of games we have in Steam are now listed in the Windows Store. Browsing the store we found a vastly larger number of games available. We suspect that Microsoft wants to ramp up the Windows 10 platform for gaming as many of the games are free like the ones seen …

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CVE-2018-3665

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Just when you thought all the faults were found, here we go again. This time it’s the FPU that is affected. System software may utilize the Lazy FP state restore technique to delay the restoring of state until an instruction operating on that state is actually executed by the new process. Systems using Intel® Core-based …

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WITH ALL THE CPU FAULTS…..

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As our regulars have noted, CPU faults galore have surfaced in recent months with problems called Spectre and Meltdown. Fixes have been released to protect systems from CPU architectural problems. Intel has indicated their 8th generation processors will have fixes for the problem but we have not heard what AMD has done with their Ryzen …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4284835

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Windows 10 KB4284835 applies to Windows 10 version 1803. A reboot will be needed to install this update. partially fixes CVE-2018-3639 but not enabled by default. Fix some problems with the obsolete Internet Explorer Fixed an issue with some games that do not show properly on interlaced displays Fixed some brightness problems with laptops Fixed …

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LUST FOR DARKNESS

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Lust for Darkness was released on June 12, 2018 by Movie Games and PlayWay. The game was developed by Movie Games Lunarium. Lust for Darkness is an adult horror adventure game. Lust for Darkness is a psychological horror of seeking satisfaction on the border of two intertwining worlds. An intriguing plot with erotic and occult themes guides the …

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INTEL TRIES AGAIN WITH A GPU

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After the fiasco of the 740 GPU several years ago, Intel is looking to get into the discrete GPU business. Their press release said their first product will be available in 2020. Intel hired former AMD and Apple GPU boss Raja Koduri in 2017 and he has helped Intel improve the integrated hardware considerably. Now …

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WARFRAME DROPS XP SUPPORT

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Warframe was released several years ago in 2013. Now DiCE wants to update the game’s system requirements including the move to 64-bit Windows. The original system requirements called for an 8600 GT or HD 3600 which are shader model 4 cards. So Dice is dropping DX9 in favor of DX10 which is the native API …

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LAWBREAKERS IS NOW FREE TO PLAY

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We noticed that Lawbreakers is now being offered as a free to play game.  The development team was canned last month given the game was a commercial failure. A post on Steam today said the game servers will continue to operate until September 14, 2018 when they will be shut down. The post also said …

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MANEATER TEASER

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At The E3 PC Gaming Show, publisher Tripwire Interactive revealed its next project: an open world single-player action-RPG. Only there’s a twist: you’re a shark AKA Jaws Unleashed. Set in the unforgiving waters of the southern US Gulf Coast, players will fight to survive in rivers and streams as well as the open ocean, with …

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PAGE LOAD TIMES

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The latest effort for the site is now being tested. The site has a lot of static content so the idea is to cache parts as static HTML so that page load times are faster and CPU load on the web server is better. The goal is to have a site that is in the …

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RESIDENT EVIL 2 REMAKE AT THE SONY BOOTH

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At the E3 Sony booth they were showing some footage of a new remake of Resident Evil 2. We know that the game will be on the PC and the PS4 according to Capcom. The PC and Xbox One versions of the Resident Evil 2 remake will be available on the same date as the PS4 version, January …

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WOLFENSTEIN: YOUNGBLOOD TEASER

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At E3 Bethesda showed a teaser for the new Wolfenstein: Youngblood which is expected to be released in 2019. We will have more as more news becomes available.

DOOM ETERNAL TEASER

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id Software released a teaser for the upcoming FPS called Doom Eternal. This is intended to follow Doom which was released in 2016. We will have more on the new Doom Eternal as they continue to develop the artwork and gameplay.