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Speed up your PS4 with an SSD or hybrid hard disk

November 28, 2013 - 10:44 AM

Consoles have traditionally been difficult to upgrade and customise, but Sony's new Playstation 4 is the exception to the rule. It's relatively easy to remove the standard 500GB hard disk and replace it with something else. The site wanted...

Sony Playstation 4 taken apart

November 16, 2013 - 11:40 AM

Techinsights has disassembled Sony's new PlayStation 4 console to analyze its components. Based on the technical specifications, the console contains an AMD "Jaguar" 8-core APU, 8 GB of GDDR5 memory and a 500 GB hard drive. The website has taken a l...

Sony shows the internals of the PlayStation 4

November 8, 2013 - 01:03 PM

Next week, November 15 to be exact, Sony will launch he PlayStation 4 in the United States. Although the majority of the system's details have been revealed over the past months, the internals of the console weren't showcased yet. By request of Wired...

Specifications Sony PlayStation 4 finalized; new details on 1.50 update and apps

October 28, 2013 - 12:40 PM

After Sony officially announced its PlayStation 4 console earlier this year, an extensive list of specifications was released internally. The finalized list has now been published and -as expected- doesn't show any surprises. Last weekend, the Japane...

Nintendo introduces 2DS: two-dimensional 3DS

August 29, 2013 - 04:05 AM

It's been two and a half years since Nintendo debuted its 3DS handheld gaming console. The company has now unveiled a new iteration which is compatible with all games of both the 3DS and the original DS, but does not offer the 3D functionality. The n...

Microsoft increases Xbox One GPU clock speed by 6.6%

August 4, 2013 - 09:44 AM

Marc Whitten, Xbox One Chief Product Officer, mentioned a number of improvements to their upcoming gaming console in a Larry Hryb podcast. Since E3, Microsoft has been working on the graphics drivers quite a bit. Furthermore, the GPU clock frequency...

Nvidia launches Shield gaming console July 31

July 22, 2013 - 09:22 AM

Nvidia's Shield is off to a rough start; the new gaming console was originally planned for late June and already saw a price before it even hit shelves. Nevertheless, the console will finally be released July 31. Since the Tegra 4 isn't doing so well...

Xbox One pre-orders almost sold out in US

July 20, 2013 - 05:34 AM

If we are to believe the Tweet of Larry Hryb, Director of Programming for Xbox Live, then the Xbox One pre-orders have already sold out from various American suppliers. Additionally, he states that the Xbox One has already sold more units than the Xb...

Microsoft to improve Xbox One hardware prior to launch?

July 15, 2013 - 07:39 AM

Microsoft has received quite some criticism after being the first to unveil its next generation gaming console. Since then, the Redmond-based company has tweaked the device's policies quite a bit, dropping the always-online DRM protection and simplif...

Microsoft Xbox One Kinect not compatible with PCs

July 1, 2013 - 08:29 AM

As it turns out, the new Kinect sensor of the Xbox One isn't compatible with PCs, which means that a separate Kinect will be launched for these systems. The current Xbox 360 Kinect can be attached to a computer, but a special PC version of the Kinect...

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