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GeForce 314.14 beta optimized for Tomb Raider, SimCity,more

Gearing up for this month's hottest games, Nvidia has unleashed a new beta driver to help ensure that you have a smooth experience. The GeForce 314.14 beta brings better performance and compatibility across no less than four upcoming releases including Tomb Raider (out tomorrow), SimCity (also due tomorrow), StarCraft II: ...

Daylight will use Unreal Engine 4, procedurally-generatedmaps

Independent game developer Zombie Studios officially announced their next big project called Daylight during the DICEsummit last week. So far, so good, but the really interesting side of the story is that Daylight will use Epic's Unreal Engine 4 and leverage the engine's dynamic lighting and blueprint features that allow ...

Windows 8 Mail app gains desperately needed features, breaks Google Calendarsupport

As promised, Windows 8 and Windows RT's native productivity apps have finally received some update love. Although severely spartan in both design and features, Mail, Calendar and People now boast a number of new tricks which aim to make your out-of-the-box Windows 8 (and RT) experience slightly more enjoyable. Thankfully, Microsoft's ...

Leap Motion gesture controller arrives May 13, initial app lineupdetailed

We’ve kept our eye on Leap Motion’s gesture control system ever since the company first unveiled the tiny device less than a year ago -- and apparently so have “hundreds of thousands” other people among developers and early adopter who’ve pre-ordered it. Today, the San Francisco-based announced it will begin ...

Adobe Photoshop Touch arrives on iPhone, Android phones for$4.99

Adobe has released a version of Photoshop Touch for the iPhone and Android smartphones. The robust photo editing application shares an almost identical set of features with the tablet app although the overall experience has been designed specifically for smaller displays. Photoshop Touch has been available for quite some time for ...

Google quietly releasing Android 4.2.2, blocks Nexus 4 LTEtweak

Google has yet to officially announce the arrival of Android 4.2.2 but that doesn’t mean it isn’t already being made available. Reports are coming in that the revised version of Android is now available as an over-the-air update for Nexus device owners. We suggest you proceed with caution, however, as ...

Google Chrome to get notification center, possibly GoogleNow

An interesting find made by astute French developer François Beaufort indicates GoogleChrome will be getting a notification center soon. Beaufort discovered the addition while mulling over the source code for the latest build of Chromium -- the open-source project on which official releases of Chrome are based. Users running the ...

Microsoft offers students up to six months of Office 365 forfree

Microsoft has launched a new promotional campaign to get students using its Office 365 University and SkyDrive products. Under the new offering announced today, students with a qualifying .edu e-mail address can register to access the productivity suite at no cost for three months -- or double that if they ...