HP laptops to come with AMD’s FreeSync tech for smooth, affordable gaming

Fans of gaming-on-the-go who are mulling a laptop purchase in the near future will be interested to learn that HP is planning to bolster its notebooks by including FreeSync technology. FreeSync is AMD’s graphics tech that ensures a smoother gameplay experience by eliminating stuttering and tearing effects – the sort of added choppiness and glitchy artifacts that can be really off-putting when you’re spinning around making snap turns in a shooter. And the technology will be coming to all of HP’s laptops which run with AMD graphics as opposed to…

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Social Casino Gaming – Free for You, Profitable for Operators

DoubleDown Casino, Big Fish Casino, Slotomania and GSN Casino are, month after month, present in the list of top 10 grossing games in the United States (on iPhone, as for Android there is no such list available). No wonder – mobile casino games are insanely popular today. All the apps mentioned above offer their players free games of chance to play on their mobile devices or desktop computers, without the need for them to make real money deposits. But still, their in-app purchases assure them top 10 revenues, which might…

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Nvidia issues total recall on overheating Shield Tablets

Beware, Nvidia Shield tablet owners! The company announced a voluntary recall of Shield tablets sold over the past 12 months over a safety issue. It is reported that the battery inside the tablet can overheat and pose a fire hazard. To prevent folks’ hands or houses from burning down, Nvidia is asking users to stop using the recalled tablet and fill a claim for a replacement device. To understand whether you’re eligible for a recall or not, make sure your Shield tablet is updated to the latest software, dated July…

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3D Xpoint memory: Faster-than-flash storage unveiled

A new kind of memory technology is going into production, which is up to 1,000 times faster than the Nand flash storage used in memory cards and computers’ solid state drives (SSDs). The innovation is called 3D XPoint, and is the invention of Intel and Micron. The two US companies predict a wide range of benefits, from speeding up scientific research to making more elaborate video games. One expert described it as a “huge step forward”. “There are other companies who have talked about new types of memory technology, but…

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Razer Buys Struggling Android Gaming Console Maker Ouya

Struggling Android gaming console maker Ouya has been bought by Razer, the popular gaming peripherals company that has recently been diversifying its gaming portfolio by dipping its toes into the fields of virtual reality, TV consoles, laptops, and even reaching further out into fitness tracking wearables. Ouya was reported to have been looking for a buyout as far back as April, and recent reports pointed to Razer being the chief contender for such an acquisition. The news of the deal came via Mesa Global, an investment bank that was financial…

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