How to Stream on Twitch

December 22, 2017 9:11 am0 comments
How to Stream on Twitch

Live streaming has become a wildly popular pastime and revenue stream in the last few years. So popular, in fact, both Amazon and Microsoft acquired streaming empires while Google expanded into the market with YouTube. And while there are some high profile streamers who bring in some serious cash, this […]

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The Top 5 Games We Played in 2017

December 21, 2017 9:24 pm0 comments
The Top 5 Games We Played in 2017

As 2017 coasts to an end, we ExtremeTech writers have spent a good chunk of our time this month looking back at what we enjoyed most. We all have our own specialties and tech predilections, but pretty much everybody here enjoys video games. Some of us focus on new releases […]

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Enhanced Augmented Reality Coming to Pokémon GO on iOS

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Enhanced Augmented Reality Coming to Pokémon GO on iOS

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Pokémon GO became a cultural phenomenon in the summer of 2016 when it launched on Android and iOS devices. Fans of the series, both casual and devoted, roamed the world capturing Pokémon with the game’s […]

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Magic Leap Takes the Covers Off Its First Mixed Reality Headset

December 20, 2017 9:52 pm0 comments
Magic Leap Takes the Covers Off Its First Mixed Reality Headset

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. No VR startup other than Oculus has been better funded or more talked about than Magic Leap. Promising to essentially reinvent computing and entertainment, it has attracted over $ 1 billion in funding from marquee […]

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New Handheld Windows PC Launches in April, Can Play GTA V

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New Handheld Windows PC Launches in April, Can Play GTA V

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Apart from a brief period following the launch of Windows RT, the Windows, Android, and iOS markets remain resolutely segregated. Windows still ships on the vast majority of desktops and laptops (Chromebooks are a noted […]

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AMD’s Next-Generation Navi GPU Could Ship by Late 2018

December 19, 2017 10:36 am0 comments
AMD’s Next-Generation Navi GPU Could Ship by Late 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. AMD’s Navi has been of interest to AMD fans since it first popped up on roadmaps, with hints of a next-generation memory subsystem and a “scalability” option that might be similar to the modular GPU […]

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Sony’s PS4 Still Outsold Microsoft in November, Despite the Xbox One X

December 16, 2017 12:23 am0 comments
Sony’s PS4 Still Outsold Microsoft in November, Despite the Xbox One X

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft’s Xbox One X debuted in early November, to muted optimism and mildly positive reviews. The general summary was that the console absolutely had promise, but questions remained regarding how robustly it would support 4K […]

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Crytek Sues Star Citizen Developer For Breach of Contract

December 15, 2017 12:43 pm0 comments
Crytek Sues Star Citizen Developer For Breach of Contract

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Star Citizen’s development process has been fraught, with marked disagreement among both developers and the gaming community over whether Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) can actually bring its incredibly ambitious product to market. One rare point […]

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a Train Wreck on the Xbox One

December 14, 2017 1:24 am0 comments
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a Train Wreck on the Xbox One

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) has been the smash gaming hit of 2017, demonstrating that issues like balance, bug-free gameplay, and more than one map to play on aren’t particularly important to the modern gamer. Given its […]

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Nintendo’s Switch is a Smashing Success, Ships 10 Million Units

December 13, 2017 1:48 am0 comments
Nintendo’s Switch is a Smashing Success, Ships 10 Million Units

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo’s Switch has been tearing up sales charts all year, handily outselling the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in multiple months, and generally establishing itself as the must-have console for the holiday season of 2017. […]

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