3DMark DirectX 12 API Performance Is 1300% Than DirectX 11

DirectX 12 is truly shaping up to be the API that will release the untapped horsepower of today's graphics cards. 3DMark recently released a DirectX 12 vs DirectX 11 vs Mantle benchmarking software, and PC World decided to give it a spin. Their results are stunning.

The Legend Of Zelda On Wii U Delayed, Coming In 2016

The Legend of Zelda for Wii U has been delayed. Eiji Aonuma, the game's producer, has confirmed on Facebook that the game will not be available this year and will instead launch sometime in 2016. This delay is blamed on developers wanting to take The Legend...

Half-Life 2 Remastered Is Free On Steam

Half-Life 2: Update, a fan-made update for Half-Life 2, is now available on Steam for free. The 7 GB update improves the visuals for the 11-year-old game. A team of modders worked on the update for a few years and Half-Life 2: Update is said to include...

PlayStation Vue Gets AMC, IFC

More content is being added to Sony's PlayStation Vue internet TV service. Beginning today, AMC is available through the service and some of its other networks are also available. IFC, Sundance, and WeTV are all available. Vue launched earlier this month in New York...

Some Developers Getting Free Vive VR Dev Kit

Certain developers will receive the Vive VR developer kit for free. Unlike the Oculus Rift which costs money regardless of who is getting it, the Vive VR will be available for free when developers meet certain requirements. Studios are the ones that'll primarily...

G4 Said To Be Launching With Curved Display Next Month

The LG G4 is rumored to be launching next month. LG will include a curved display with the G4, according to The Korea Herald. The latest reports claim the G4 will have a 5-inch Quad HD display and the curved display that will be found on the handset is unlikely to...

Promotion For Android Phone Says Apple Is Hitler

Leshi Television, a media company in China, may be getting into the smartphone market. To tease its entrance into the phone industry, CEO Jia Yueting took to Weibo to compare Apple to Hitler. An image released by the company's CEO shows Hitler with an Apple logo...

Square Enix Announces Easter Surprise

Yesterday, Squenix put up on their storefront a mystery bundle for €5.49/£3.99, titled the Easter Surprise. The bundle boasts 5 mystery games, activated on steam, as well as some exclusive online store offers. This isn't the first of it's kind, as we've seen these

Large PlayStation TV Price Cut Confirmed By Sony

What began as a set of UK retailers discounting the PlayStation TV has turned into an official price cut from Sony itself. Sony has confirmed it is bringing down the price of the PlayStation TV and the device will now cost just half as much as it previously did...

Michael Pachter: Gamers Should Get A PS4 For Exclusive Games

Michael Pachter, an analyst with Wedbush Morgan, says gamers should be buying Sony's console, not Microsoft's, if they want exclusive games. Both the PS4 and Xbox One get exclusive content but Pachter says the PS4 is superior in that area. Some would...

Users Report PS4 Firmware 2.50 Causes Consoles To Not Turn On

While most PS4s seem to be working just fine following the firmware 2.50 update, others have run into some trouble. Some users are reporting on forums and social media, including the official PlayStation US community, that their consoles won't turn on after the...

Apple iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, And iPhone 6C Coming In 2015

A new report by DigiTimes, a reliable source for industry news, suggests that Apple will introduce three new iPhone 6s models in 2015. The iPhone 6s Plus will be the successor to the popular iPhone 6 Plus, hopefully without the bendgate issue this time.

Sony SmartEyeglass AR Available For Purchase In 10 Countries

The SmartEyeglass AR glasses are now available for purchase in 10 countries, including the US and UK. Sony's Developer Edition of the glasses cost £620 and is available in the US, UK, Japan, and Germany. Sales are open exclusively to business customers in...

Vine Begins Supporting HD Videos

Support for high-definition videos has been added to Vine. The application now works with 720p videos. Each video will appear in HD instead of 480p which was the previous resolution for all Vine content. Vine's app is being updated with this resolution change in...

HTC High-End Tablet May Be Coming Soon

A high-end tablet made by HTC could be on the way. Reports claim a tablet could be one of the devices introduced by HTC during an upcoming event on April 8. It is widely expected that event will also be used to introduce the One E9 and One M9+. It was revealed...

Facebook Outage Affects Many People For An Hour

A Facebook outage is currently affecting a large number of users. The social network has been inaccessible to part of the Facebook user base for around an hour. Reports from users say the site is not accessible, though not everyone is affected and the site is loading...

Google, Johnson & Johnson Building Robotic Surgery Platform

Google will partner with Johnson & Johnson to create a robotic surgery platform. It was announced that Google would begin working with Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. Together, "new robotic tools and capabilities" will be created alongside...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Giving Away His Money

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, plans to become a philanthropist. With a current net worth of $112 million, Cook is definitely not lacking in cash. He revealed in an interview with Fortune that he plans to donate much of his money and he has already begun getting rid...

Google UK Users Can Sue In UK Over "Secret Tracking"

British Google users are allowed to sue the company over "secret spying." A ruling by the UK Court of Appeal has confirmed an earlier decision allowing British citizens to sue over spying that took place while accessing Google via the Safari web browser. Google...

Apple Watch-Ready Apps Show Up In App Store

Apps for the Apple Watch are now appearing in the iOS App Store prior to the launch of the wearable next month. Twitter, Evernote, Expedia, and Target have all had their mobile apps updated to support the wearable which will be released on April 24. The individual...

Lyft Driver Profiles Help Passengers Feel Safe

Lyft has launched a driver profile feature so that passengers know who they are in a vehicle with. Profiles will be live next week on iOS first. Drivers can add information to their profiles and the driver profiles will include important information like driver score...

PayPal's Sanctions Violations Cost It $7.7M

PayPal has agreed to pay a $7.7 million fine due to sanctions violations. A settlement was reached between the company and the US Treasury Department. PayPal had processed payments to people in countries under US sanction and it even processed payments...

Apple, Google Call For End To Patriot Act Spying

Some of the largest tech companies have become outspoken in their criticism of certain forms of government spying. With a new vote on the Patriot Act just around the corner, those companies are calling for its spying section to not be renewed. The controversial...

Facebook Internet Drones Will Be Tested This Summer

Facebook will begin testing internet delivery drones this summer. Jay Parikh, VP of engineering, has told the Wall Street Journal that Facebook is planning "a real test flight" for a solar-powered internet drone this summer. Facebook already tested a smaller drone...

All UK Parliament Members Getting iPad Air 2s

Every member of the UK Parliament will receive an iPad Air 2 and a laptop. The Telegraph reports the 650 MPs are getting 16 GB WiFi+Cellular iPad Air 2 units. In the UK, 209 members of the House of Commons already have iPads. The House of Commons....

New Budget Surface Tablet Coming Without Windows RT

A new budget Surface tablet is in the works without Windows RT, WinBeta reports. The tablet will reportedly be a successor to the Surface 2 since the Surface 3 Pro was launched without an accompanying Surface 3 in 2014. WinBeta claims the new Surface is coming before...

LG G4 Note Images Leaked, Rumored Specs

Previously, we posted that LG may be working on G4 Note this year. Well, guess what showed up last night, LG G4 Note leaked images. The leaked images show the G4 Note, whose design looks very similar to that of the LG G3, but that was what we expected anyway.

32GB Galaxy S6 And S6 Edge To Have Only 23GB Of Available Storage

As we are waiting for the retail availability of the Samsung flagship smartphones, a few more details are coming out to the surface. According to Android Central, the 32 GB Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge will have only 23 GB storage available to users.

Android 5.1 Factory Image Available For Nexus 5 And Nexus 6

Google has announced that Factory Image of its latest mobile operating system is now available for two Nexus smartphones. The Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 users can now download the Android 5.1 Lollipop Factory Image and have an ability to customize it further.

GTA V May Have Been Prototyped For Wii U

Grand Theft Auto V may have originally been headed to the Wii U as well. According to Unseen64's Liam Robertson and his sources, GTA V was prototyped for that platform and the testing took place with an earlier version of the game. This lines up with...

PS Plus April 2015 Free Games List Includes Woah Dave! And Dishonored

A PlayStation Blogcast has revealed the PS Plus April 2015 free games list. PlayStation Plus subscribers with a PS3 will get a free copy of Dishonored (hurray). PS4 gamers will get access to the hit indie game Woah Dave! for free from next week, which was a free game.

All Secondary Northern Ireland Schools Getting Minecraft

Every secondary school in Northern Ireland will receive Minecraft. The Mojang game is being provided for free and that initiative comes from the CultureTECH festival which is funded by the government. 200 schools and 30 libraries are receiving download codes for...