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NVIDIA grasps “Free to Play” explosion with GeForge F2P Bundles

NVIDIA grasps “Free to Play” explosion with GeForge F2P Bundles

Having found some of the most recent Free to Play games out on the market today to be undeniably awesome, NVIDIA has decided to stoke the fire with a set of F2P Bundles with their GeForce GPUs. When you purchase a GeForce GTX graphics card (as long as it's 650 or above) you also get a set of in-game credits for three of the most excellent FPS games in play today. These games are Planetside 2, World of Tanks, and everyone's favorite mech warrior free-for-all: Hawken!

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Nearest Earth-like planet only 13 light-years away

Nearest Earth-like planet only 13 light-years away

Finding planets that are similar to Earth is a task that scientists and researchers have been working on for a while now, but it seems like they're making great strides in their findings. Astronomers have reported that the nearest Earth-like planet is possibly just 13 light-years away (77 trillion miles).

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NVIDIA Project SHIELD demos Borderlands 2 in live PC gaming stream

NVIDIA Project SHIELD demos Borderlands 2 in live PC gaming stream

This week the folks at NVIDIA have unleashed a new demo video depicting their Project SHIELD mobile gaming device playing none other than Borderlands 2. The reason this is a monstrous feat, for those of you that don't know, is the fact that this game is a high-powered PC game that otherwise only exists on the most fabulous of gaming PC builds. This game is shown here streaming on a home-based wireless network from a Falcon Tiki PC working with a GeForce GTX 680 graphics card - it's a top-level PC gaming experience streamed to a mobile device in the palms of your hands!

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Turns out Earth isn’t so habitable after all

Turns out Earth isn’t so habitable after all

Scientists have been rethinking the so-called Goldilocks zone commonly used to roughly estimated if a planet is habitable. The Goldilocks zone is the area around the solar system where the temperature would be just right for liquid water on the planet's surface. The problem is a refreshing of the Goldilocks zone definition has pushed some planets previously believed to be in the habitable zone outside that range.

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Expect Project SHIELD in Q2 2013 confirms NVIDIA

Expect Project SHIELD in Q2 2013 confirms NVIDIA

NVIDIA is aiming for a Q2 2013 launch for the Project SHIELD, the chip company has revealed, though the hardware, software, and name of the portable games console are likely to change before that happens. The compact powerhouse - which features the new Tegra 4 chipset, complete with a whopping 72 GPU cores - currently lacks the LTE radio that the new chip features, and is WiFi-only in its prototype form.

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Apple iMac 27-inch (2012) Review

Apple iMac 27-inch (2012) Review

Apple doesn't change things for the sake of change, and that's why we've had to wait a few years for a redesign of the iMac. When a fresh model does arrive, though, it arrives in style: for 2012, the iMac is slimmer than ever, with a crisp new casing that borrows aerospace construction methods and iPhone display technology to wrap together a beautiful, slim computer that's pleasing to the eye whether or not it's powered up. Still, as Apple's mainstream desktop, the new iMac has to perform, too, and with space at a premium there are some interesting choices to be made as to what goes inside. Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Birth of a star: Astronomers spot new solar system 450 light years away

Birth of a star: Astronomers spot new solar system 450 light years away

A vast protostar, spewing a torrent of matter formed from huge dust clouds, could give astronomers the best insight to-date into how our solar system was created. The star-in-waiting, just 300,000 years old and found 450 light years away in the Taurus constellation, is early in its lifecycle: L1527 (aka Roberta J. L1527) has consumed roughly a fifth of the surrounding envelope - the cloud of predominantly hydrogen and heavier molecular dust around it - on its way to reaching the critical temperature at which nuclear fusion begins.

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NVIDIA Tesla K20 family reintroduced as world’s most powerful GPU

NVIDIA Tesla K20 family reintroduced as world’s most powerful GPU

This week the folks at NVIDIA are making it clear that the K20 family of Tesla GPU architecture is ready for action, and riding in on the wave of power comes the Titan - K20 accelerated and named world's fastest supercomputer just this morning. The Titan supercomputer works with a beastly 18,688 NVIDIA Tesla K20X GPU accelerator units and makes it clear that this family is more than ready to knock the cap off the processing roof in more ways than one. In addition to being the fastest GPU in the world the K20X model working with the Titan has been revealed as the new #1 entry on the Green500 list for energy efficiency.

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NVIDIA Q3 financial report shows record revenue

NVIDIA Q3 financial report shows record revenue

NVIDIA has published its Q3 financial report, showing off its record revenue of $1.2 billion. Also included in the report is its announcement of initiating quarterly cash dividend payment, as well as extending its share-repurchase program until December of 2014. All of this was rounded out by some enthusiastic statements by the company's president and CEO about a promising future.

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