HTC One M9+ officialy unveiled in China
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Not coming to North America or Europe

While there have been plenty of rumors as well as detailed specifications of HTC's One M9+ smartphone, HTC has now officially announced it in China and it will not be coming to North America or Europe.

ASUS MG279Q joins AMD FreeSync monitor lineup
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27-inch with IPS panel

While already announced earlier at CES 2015 in January, as a monitor that supports DisplayPort 1.2a with Adaptive-Sync, ASUS' MG279Q has now been confirmed as a part of the AMD FreeSync lineup.

ZTE Blade S6 Plus available worldwide on eBay
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Priced at $299.99, £199.99 and €276.99

ZTE has announced that it has launched its Blade S6 Plus worldwide and it will be exclusive to eBay.

Nvidia releases Geforce 350.05 Hotfix driver
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Fixes some new games and adds OpenCL 1.2 support

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 350.05 driver which addresses some issues in recent games, and adds OpenCL 1.2 support.

Asus announces new GTX 970 Turbo graphics card
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GTX 970 with white blower fan cooler

In addition to the new GTX 980 20th Anniversary Gold Edition graphics card, Asus has unveiled yet another Nvidia GM204 Maxwell based graphics card, the white GTX 970 Turbo.

HTC revives One M8 in Europe as One M8s
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With Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC

Just as its new flagship, the HTC One M9, started to appear in European retail/e-tail, HTC announced a new version of the HTC One M8 smartphone, the new mid-range HTC One M8s.

Nvidia updates Shield games library
Published in Games


Adds multi-controller support for select games

Nvidia has updated the games library for Nvidia Shield with three new game titles, as well as added multplayer, multi-controller support for certain games.

Asus announces new GTX 980 20th Anniversary Gold Edition
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Highest factory-overclocked GTX 980 from ASUS

Asus has now officially announced its new Geforce GTX 980 20th Anniversary Gold Edition graphics card, a special edition card released to mark the 20th year of the company's presence in the graphics card market.

AMD shows DirectX 12 performance in 3DMark benchmark
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DirectX 12 does well on AMD R9 290X and FX-8370

Now that Futuremark has released a new update for 3DMark which brings 3DMark API Overhead benchmark, AMD was quite keen to show some performance figures on its Radeon R9 290X graphics card, as well as performance scaling on the octa-core FX-8370 CPU.

Futuremark releases 3DMark update with API Overhead feature-set
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For measuring difference between DX11, DX12 and Mantle APIs

Futuremark has released a new 3DMark update with the new API Overhead feature test, meant to measure the difference in DirectX 11, DirectX 12 and Mantle API performance.