18
Jul
2016

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080: This ferocious graphics card pulled us even further into VR

We review the new GeForce GTX 1080, the current VR lover's dream card

The HTC Vive and Oculus Rift were upgraded recently. Like an S-series iPhone, the Vive 2.0 and 2nd-generation Rift may look like their predecessors, but a lot has changed on the inside – with an amped-up sense of presence in your virtual worlds, courtesy of games that look closer to photorealistic. Okay, so technically we're still talking about the exact same headsets that launched almost four months ago, but by swapping out our entry-level Nvidia GTX 970 for the bleeding-edge graphical monster known as the GTX 1080, our PC-based VR experience took a next-gen-like step forward nonetheless. Read on as we put our VR gaming library to the test with the new GTX 1080.

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18
Jul
2016

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080: This ferocious graphics card drew us even further into VR

We review the new GeForce GTX 1080, the current VR lover's dream card

The HTC Vive and Oculus Rift were upgraded recently. Like an iPhone S-series phone, the Vive 2.0 and 2nd-generation Rift may look like their predecessors, but a lot has changed on the inside – with an amped-up sense of presence in your virtual worlds, courtesy of games that look closer to photorealistic. Okay, so technically we're still talking about the exact same headsets that launched almost four months ago, but by swapping out our entry-level Nvidia GTX 970 for the bleeding-edge graphical monster known as the GTX 1080, our PC-based VR experience took a next-gen-like step forward nonetheless. Read on as we put our VR gaming library to the test with the new GTX 1080.

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18
Jul
2016

Glowing kites to light up dyke

The hope is for the kites to create a series of illuminated glowing lines rising into ...

The Afsluitdijk (literally "enclosing dyke") is a 32-km (20-mi) long dyke and roadway that protects the Netherlands from flooding and connects the Dutch villages of Den Oever and Zurich. Having been completed in 1932, it is now in need of renovation and as part of the project, a series of art installations by Daan Roosegaarde will be put in place. The first will bring a high-flying glow over the length of the structure and provide an "electrifying" bonus feature as well.

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18
Jul
2016

Pixelmator 2.3 for iOS brings out Magnetic Selection, Quick Selection & more

The popular Photoshop alternative, Pixelmator, on Tuesday refreshed its iPhone, iPad and iPod touch application on the App Store, bringing out two desktop-class tools—Magnetic Selection and Quick Selection—along with numerous selection improvements and a bunch of fixes for the Apple Pencil, the iPhone version of the app and more. The Smart Selection and Magnetic Selection tools first […]

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