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'Skyrim VR' for PC Review – a Dragon-sized Feast for the Eyes – Road to VR

Skyrim VR (2017), Bethesda’s premier virtual reality port of the hit open-world RPG Skyrim (2011), has finally made its way to PC VR headsets after its November 2017 launch on PlayStation VR. Unlike the studio’s recent release of Fallout 4 VR (2017), it appears being an older title, and having to squeeze …

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Apple Killing Intel Chips on Macs: Here's What It Means – Laptop Mag

Apple is aiming to build its own processors for Mac computers, possibly as early as 2020, Bloomberg reports. That would shift the company away from Intel’s CPUs and allow Apple to hold even tighter control of its ecosystem. This move also represents a potentially huge change to macOS and iOS and how they would …

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Valve gets rid of the Steam Machine section – PC Gamer

Remember Steam Machines? Valve seems to be trying to forget its bid to get everyone playing games on expensive little boxes from Alienware, Asus and the like, as it’s removed the Steam Machines section from Steam. It’s been a while since anyone really talked about the living room PCs, but …

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Is Bitcoin Mining on a Laptop Worth It? | Digital Trends – Digital Trends

Digital Trends Is Bitcoin Mining on a Laptop Worth It? | Digital TrendsDigital TrendsJust about any device capable of banging a few numbers together can contribute to a cryptocurrency mining pool, but how long would it take to mine a million dollars worth of bitcoin using just your laptop? and …

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April Fools' Day 2018 round-up – PC Gamer

Welcome to April Fools’ Day, an annual hell for news writers everywhere. Path of Exile developer Grinding Gear Games has already gone all out, transforming the action RPG into a battle royale game for the day (no, really), but others are taking it more lightly, with fake reveals and a …

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'Suspicious wires' on laptop halts flight at MidAmerica Airport in Illinois – KMOV.com

Passengers stand in a terminal area after a safety concern halt a flight at MidAmerica Airport in Mascoutah ( Credit: KMOV) Passengers stand in a terminal area after a safety concern halt a flight at MidAmerica Airport in Mascoutah ( Credit: KMOV) MASCOUTAH, Ill. (KMOV.com) - A safety concern had …

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Arc Welding with a PC Power Supply! – PC Perspective

Introduction OK, call me crazy (you wouldn’t be the first) but this is something I’ve wanted to try for years, and I bet I’m not the only one. Each time a new power supply comes across the lab bench with ever increasing output capacities, I find myself thinking, “I could …

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Huawei MateBook X Pro: A stunning laptop with a few tiny drawbacks – Mashable

Huawei has finally done it. With the MateBook X Pro company has created a laptop that’s a shameless copy of Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro, but that’s easy to forgive because it’s just so damn good. It’s better than the original in numerous ways, and lags behind only when it comes …

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PC Building Simulator might be one of the most important DIY enthusiast tools ever created – PCWorld

It’s been almost exactly a year since we last checked in with PC Building Simulator. A productive year, it seems. What was once an extremely rough “pre-alpha build” on itch.io is now a more polished $20 Early Access production on Steam. Yes, you can buy it and start assembling your …

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Help Me, Laptop: I Want a Gaming Notebook with Long Battery Life – Laptop Mag

It’s almost impossible to find a long-lasting gaming laptop. Why? Because powerful GPUs suck up energy when performing taxing tasks. So when reader Surya_T asked for a long-lasting gaming notebook, we had to do some digging. “I don’t want to sacrifice battery life for gaming performance,” Surya T wrote. Here’s …

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