WINDOWS IS BACK ON MOBILE

Microsoft has recently compiled Windows 10 to run on the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. Microsoft has also developed an emulator so that Win32 programs can run on the ARM architecture. Apple’s iOS was developed from scratch over many years for mobile devices. Windows however came from much more powerful machines. Android came from Linux …

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16.12.1 CRIMSON

The AMD Radeon Crimson 16.12.1  was released on December 7, 2016 for Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. We are now testing drivers with the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 which uses the AMD Pitcairn GPU and its GCN architecture. Fixes some Wattman issues Avoid DX12 and use DX11, ongoing problems with the API and Windows 10 is not yet complete. …

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RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM

Rising Storm 2: Vietnam is expected to be released circa February 2017 by Tripwire Interactive. The game was developed by Antimatter Games. Rising Storm 2: Vietnam is a first person shooter, Players of the Red Orchestra will like the dynamics of modern weapons with Rising Storm 2: Vietnam. The game is a brutal, authentic recreation of the Vietnam …

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CLICKER HEROES CHRISTMAS BONUS

The popular Clicker Heroes has added some seasonal bonuses to the game, The bonuses are being presented as presents, ornaments and quests. Even a candy cane has been noticed. When the Ancient’s quests are done, you get the option for some presents in 4 hour time blocks. The bonuses are generous with rubies, bloop coins, …

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BING NEWS

We have been approved for inclusion with Bing News. Over time we expect to appear occasionally with the news app in Windows 10 however there are many other media outlets that compete with us. For that reason posts may be buried deep enough so as not to be noticed all the time. Over time however …

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376.19 WHQL

GeForce Driver 376.19 was released December 5, 2016 for Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. Avoid the spyware GeForce experience. Avoid DX12 and use DX11, ongoing problems with the API and Windows 10 is not yet feature complete. FESTERING PROBLEMS GAME ISSUE Brink Game runs very slowly < 20fps Live Mail 2012 Wake from …

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STEEP

Steep is expected to be released on December 2, 2016 by Ubisoft who also developed the game. Steep is a switchable first/third person open world action game. The obvious puns over the price of the game will get a few grins. Steep can switch from first person to third person as desired. The game’s first-person view is …

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COUNTER AGENTS

Counter Agents was released on December 1, 2016 by Counter Agents Team who also developed the game. Counter Agents is an isometric action game. If you have played Alien Swarm, this game is similar where 1 to 4 players can move around the game world. The developer use the Sega 005 game (1981) as inspiration for Counter …

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376.09 WHQL

GeForce Driver 376.09 was released November 28, 2016 for Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. Avoid the spyware GeForce experience. Watch Dogs 2 Steep Dead Rising 4 Avoid DX12 and use DX11, ongoing problems with the API and Windows 10 is not yet feature complete. FESTERING PROBLEMS GAME ISSUE Brink Game runs very slowly …

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16.11.5 CRIMSON

The AMD Radeon Crimson 16.11.5 hotfix was released on November 16, 2016 for Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. We are now testing drivers with the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 which uses the AMD Pitcairn GPU and its GCN architecture. Fixes some flickering issues Adds Watch Dogs 2 Avoid DX12 and use DX11, ongoing problems with the API and Windows …

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