NVIDIA Releases 385.69 WHQL Game Ready Driver

NVIDIA Releases 385.69 WHQL Game Ready Driver

  After last month’s game-heavy 385.41 update, today NVIDIA has followed up by releasing driver version 385.69 with no less than nine Game Ready titles: Project CARS 2(9/22), Call of Duty: WWII Open Beta (9/29), EVE: Valkyrie – Warzone(9/26), FIFA 18(9/29), Forza Motorsport 7(10/3), From Other Suns Open Beta (9/29), Raiders of the Broken Planet(9/22), Star Wars Battlefront

Google releases October security update for Pixels and Nexuses

Google releases October security update for Pixels and Nexuses

If you own a Nexus or Pixel, you know what the first Monday of the month means: a new security update. It’s no different this time around: right on schedule, Google has made the October security patches available to the devices it supports directly. The factory images and full OTA zip files are up for grabs from the usual official website, catering to tinkerers. For normal people, the over-the-air rollout of

AMD Releases Bristol Ridge to Retail: AM4 Gets APUs

AMD Releases Bristol Ridge to Retail: AM4 Gets APUs

The focus for AMD’s AM4 platform is to span a wide range of performance and price points. We’ve had the launch of the Ryzen CPU family, featuring quad cores up to octa-cores with the new Zen microarchitecture, but AM4 was always designed to be a platform that merges CPUs and integrated graphics. We’re still waiting for the new Zen cores in products like Ryzen to

NVIDIA Releases 375.86 WHQL Driver Update

NVIDIA Releases 375.86 WHQL Driver Update

Two more weeks after NVIDIA’s last hotfix we have another WHQL update to cement those fixes, optimize more games, and prepare for more releases. Releases and updates have been coming swiftly, so let’s see what release 375.89 brings us. Most of the fixes this week are moving from the 375.76 Hot Fix to this 375.86 WHQL release. Included in the hotfix were fixes for

NVIDIA Releases 375.63 WHQL Driver update

NVIDIA Releases 375.63 WHQL Driver update

Update 10/23: NVIDIA has yanked the 375.57 drivers this weekend and replaced them with a new build, 375.63. The updated driver set fixes an especially annoying bug with tiles on Windows 10 that the previous driver introduced. They can be downloaded here. Following suit as this fall’s major games hit the (virtual) store shelves, NVIDIA has packaged another bundle of

iOS 10.2 beta with Unicode 9.0 emoji set

iOS 10.2 beta with Unicode 9.0 emoji set

Apple released a new beta of iOS 10.1 to developers yesterday. It features a bunch of additions and improvements, but probably the biggest one for most users is going to be the new emoji. For starters, iOS finally added support for the Unicode 9.0 emoji set. This includes some new emoji, such as shrug, facepalm, rolling on the floor laughing, selfie, bacon, and a whole bunch of other food and animal emoji. Apple

Apple releases public betas for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra

Apple releases public betas for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra

Apple unveiled the new iOS 10 and macOS Sierra at the annual WWDC in June. Registered developers have been able to test the developers’ preview builds for a month, but now Apple invites the public to join them. As of today Apple is opening both operating systems to the public for testing. The iOS 10 Public Beta is now available for download on compatible iPhones, iPads and iPods. But first you need to enroll your device into the Beta

AMD Carrizo: A New PRO Mobile APU

AMD Carrizo: A New PRO Mobile APU

We touched upon this very briefly in our recent HP Elitebook news, but at the end of September AMD officially launched four new professional mobile APUs under the AMD PRO line.  The PRO line is similar to the commercial line of APUs that end up in the hands of casual users, except they are mostly sold in machines aimed at the professional market, and might have some slightly different arrangements

AMD Catalyst 15.9 Beta Drivers: Release

AMD Catalyst 15.9 Beta Drivers: Release

Today AMD has released AMD Catalyst 15.9 Beta as their latest driver update, with display driver version 15.201.1151. This driver provides optimizations for the upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront Beta that we will be seeing next week and for the Fable Legends DX12 benchmark that we saw last week. Among several of the fixes a few of note are an issue with the AMD Catalyst

AMD Radeon E8950, E8870, & E6465: Updates and release

AMD Radeon E8950, E8870, & E6465: Updates and release

Given the long-term nature of AMD’s embedded graphics business, updates to the Embedded Radeon lineup of discrete video cards are fewer and farther between for AMD. But in turn these updates are more substantial for AMD. To that end, this week AMD is announcing the release of a trio of new Embedded Radeon discrete video cards, giving the entire Embedded Radeon lineup its first complete

NVIDIA Releases 355.98 Game Ready WHQL Drivers

NVIDIA Releases 355.98 Game Ready WHQL Drivers

NVIDIA has recently announced the launch of its latest WHQL driver set – 355.98. This update brings to the table the game ready drivers for Killing Floor 2, an early access sequel to the Tripwire’s previous game, Killing Floor. Of particular interest here is that this gorey co-op shooter is getting an upgrade with NVIDIA’s PhysX Flex – this update officially brings NVIDIA’s unified