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

LG Tribute 2 and LG Tribute Duo to Prepaid Customers

LG Tribute 2 and LG Tribute Duo to Prepaid Customers

Sprint today announced the LG Tribute 2 and LG Tribute Duo smartphones are available now for $99.99 (plus tax) at Sprint Prepaid and Virgin Mobile USA. If you’re looking for LG Tribute 2 with the option of a data-sharing plan, Virgin Mobile USA Data Done Right plans, available exclusively at Walmart, offer customers Single Line and Multi-line Data Sharing plans starting at $30/month. Here’s more info on these new smartphones:

Kensington LM150 Backpack for Young Professionals

Kensington LM150 Backpack for Young Professionals

Kensington is now offering the LM150 Backpack 15.6″ in Cool Gray. Designed in contemporary style for the modern young professional, the LM150 Backpack features padded pockets offer safe storage for your laptop and tablet in snug sections to keep them from shifting around while you’re on the go. There’s plenty of room for all your accessories, with a variety of pockets that let you store your items. A specially designed earbuds pass-thru at the top

Thonet & Vander Releases Ratsel BT Bluetooth 2.1 Speaker System

Thonet & Vander Releases Ratsel BT Bluetooth 2.1 Speaker System

Thonet and Vander, a German audio company today released their Ratsel BT Bluetooth 2.1 speaker system in the U.S. The system is composed of HDAA high density wood, an exclusive technological development by Thonet and Vander which maximizes acoustic performance. Ratsel BT also offers Antimagnetic Shield technology, that blocks out external interferences. Ratsel BT is currently available on Amazon.com Here’s

Sega Releases Tembo the Badass Elephant Tomorrow

Sega Releases Tembo the Badass Elephant Tomorrow

Sega announced it’ll release Tembo the Badass Elephant game tomorrow, and Steam users can pre-order now for a 10% discount. PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold members will receive a 10% launch discount. Part Commando. All Elephant. Tembo the Badass Elephant is a larger than life, 2D side-scrolling action adventure from the creative geniuses behind the Pokemon games. Here’s more info:

Griffin Identity Custom Cases for iPhone 6/6 Plus

Griffin Identity Custom Cases for iPhone 6/6 Plus

Griffin Technology today announced the availability of its Identity Custom case line for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. This line of slim, yet protective, two layer cases gives users hundreds of ways to control their look and express their individuality and style. Here’s more info: Identity cases are much slimmer than rugged cases, yet more protective than shells. They feature a two-piece design, which brings

Microsoft Releases Office 2016 For Mac

Microsoft Releases Office 2016 For Mac

The last major release of Microsoft Office for Mac was the 2011 edition. Due to Microsoft’s naming and release timing, the release of Office 2011 actually took place in late 2010. While Microsoft has made updates to Office 2011 over the years, such as the addition of Retina display support in 2012, the applications in the software suite still look quite dated due to their use of