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INTEL SUNNY COVE

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Intel has finally released some news over their 10nm hardware. Sunny Code is now to replace Skylake in 2019. Intel mentioned two follow up cores called Willow Core and Golden Core which are upcoming. Cannon Lake has pretty much been deprecated as Sunny Cove bulldozers problems. The new design has lots to offer. Intel introduced …

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417.35 WHQL

GeForce Driver 417.35 was released December 10, 2018 for  Windows 10. Avoid the spyware GeForce experience. This driver supports Kepler and above and 64-bit Windows. Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition Support for Video Codec SDK 4.0 and below versions have been deprecated starting with R415. Some issues with power management are mostly due to Windows. Windows …

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WINDOWS 10 BUILD 18298

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Windows 10 build 18208 is an interim released as Microsoft readies the next semi-annual release of Windows 10. Improvements with sign-in seen in 18272 are still being refined to make it easier with those who use several machines. We use cloud machines in addition to physical ones and the refinements are definitely much needed. Recall …

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LENOVO T500 NOW RETIRED

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Our old venerable Lenovo T500 has long served on our studio. The machine has a cold cathode backlight and while its possible to modify the LCD, the old T9400 only has 2 cores which is enough for Windows 10. The brightness of CCFL slowly declines over the years. Compared to a LED based panel it …

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FALLOUT 76 BUGS

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To say Fallout 76 is buggy is quite an understatement. At this point, some of the bugs, exploits, and problems are just hilariously bad. The only thing the Fallout franchise really has going for it is storyline and exploration. Fallout b76 is short on both. Bethesda has been working to clean up the game problems …

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TSIOQUE

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Tsioque was released on November 7, 2018 by OhNo Studio. The game was developed by OhNo and Smile. Tsioque is a point and click adventure game. This game started off with Kickstarter and it has successfully be released on Steam. The authors of nightmarish (in all the right ways) point-and-click adventure Tormentum: Dark Sorrow are back with Tsioque, …

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INTEL 7NM PROGRESS

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While a lot of media coverage over the problems with 10nm, Intel’s 7nm team has been able to make significant progress at improving the production. On February 8 2017 Intel announced a $7B investment in Arizona’s Fab 42 which will eventually produce chips on a 7 nm process. EUVL is maturing and it seems that …

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CSGO DANGER ZONE

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Valve’s ageing but unceasingly popular online first-person shooter, is now free-to-play. But not only that! It’s also just introduced a new Battle Royale mode called Danger Zone. Valve’s new free-to-play release, however, is the real deal, and provides free access to the entire Counter-Strike: Global Offensive experience, multiplayer and all. All players …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4469342

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Windows 10 KB4469342 is intended for Window version 1809. This changes the build version to Build 17763.168. Fixes mapped drives to reconnect after starting and logging into a Windows device Fixes some issues with Bluetooth headsets that stop working after a period of time Fixes the brightness on some machines that resets to 50% on a reboot …

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JUST CAUSE 4

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Just Cause 4 was released on December 4, 2018 by Square Enix. The game was developed by Avalanche Studios. Just Cause 4 is an action adventure game. Following the series, the player reprises his role as Rico Rodriguez. The game is a completely open world adventure. The game offers about 1024 km² of area for the …

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