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Intel Broadwell chip delayed due to production issue

Intel Broadwell chip delayed due to production issue

Intel has revealed that its Broadwell chip has been delayed a solid quarter, moving its launch to Q1 of next year. The information was given during the company's financial call today, with Intel CEO Brian Krzanich saying the delay is due to a "defect density issue." The problem has resulted in lower numbers of usable chips than needed, and first efforts to fix the problem proved inadequate.

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Xbox One and PC cross-platform possibility discussed by Microsoft’s Phil Spencer

Xbox One and PC cross-platform possibility discussed by Microsoft’s Phil Spencer

Talk of a cross-platform play reality between the Xbox and the PC has been brought up many times over the years, not the least of which was last week when Ausgamers posed a question on the topic to Microsoft's Phil Spencer. Among several other questions, Spencer was asked if Xbox One and PC cross-platform play could be a reality in the future, and Spencer indicates the answer is yes.

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ASUS ET2321 all-in-one appears with slimline presentation

ASUS ET2321 all-in-one appears with slimline presentation

This week the folks at ASUS have shown off a computer that you may feel that you've seen before - it's part of a new wave of all-in-one machines that's cut down to their most minimal appearance. You've got a display with a flat black bezel and no edge save one metal bottom and the logo ASUS. This machine is the ASUS ET2321 and it's headed to the market with 4th generation Intel Core processor technology soon.

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Mad Catz MOJO Android console to offer PC game streaming to TV

Mad Catz MOJO Android console to offer PC game streaming to TV

We got our hands on Mad Catz' MOJO Android box this past summer, giving the small device a run through. Earlier this week, both a release date and pricing for the device were announced, with the Android box being slated for release in December a bit before the holidays. Following this, now word has surfaced about another feature it offers -- PC game streaming to a television.

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PC Q3 global shipments beat expectations, still faltering

PC Q3 global shipments beat expectations, still faltering

The PC shipment numbers have rolled in for the third quarter of the year, tallying up the number of units shipped globally over the last quarter. Not surprisingly given the gradually declining nature of the market, shipment numbers again decreased, but not as much as analysts had expected. The numbers vary a bit depending on whose research you're looking at, but according to firm IDC, shipments hit 81.6 million units.

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Barclays: Larger iPad with 64-bit A7 could be a laptop killer in the works

Barclays: Larger iPad with 64-bit A7 could be a laptop killer in the works

The folks at Barclays Equity Research have proposed an intriguing idea, stating today that it believes Apple to be working on a 13-inch iPad running the new 64-bit architecture -- which was recently called a "gimmick" -- that could be a laptop killer (for certain types of laptops, that is). The theory is just that -- a theory -- but Barclays backs it up with some seemingly valid assertions.

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PlayStation DualShock 4 confirmed compatible with Windows PCs

PlayStation DualShock 4 confirmed compatible with Windows PCs

This week it's been confirmed that the newest generation of Sony gaming peripherals - namely the DualShock 4 wireless controller - will be working with Windows machines. This is somewhat of a surprise revelation made by Sony for the PlayStation 4-aimed piece of equipment, mainly because there's no word from opposing camps (Nintendo for the WiiU and Microsoft for the Xbox One) of any sort of similar functionality for their controllers. Word comes from none other than Shuhei Yoshida, President of Worldwide Studios for Sony Computer Entertainment.

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AMD Gaming Evolved app aims to make gaming PCs as easy to use as consoles

AMD Gaming Evolved app aims to make gaming PCs as easy to use as consoles

Computer chipmaker AMD and a company called Raptr have announced that they have teamed up to build a new application for computer gamers called AMD Gaming Evolved. The goal of the application is to make PC gaming as easy as console gaming. The app will allow AMD hardware users get the most performance out of their games by suggesting customized optimal game settings for their specific PC.

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