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BlueStacks has helped Windows users run Android apps on their PCs for a few years, but now the AMD-backed company is going a step further. The graphics titan has just announced that a new version of BlueStacks will be able to run full-on Android, right on your desktop, tablet or notebook loaded wi...

January 6th 2014 at 7:50pm 0 Comments
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Sure, there's a certain amount of creeping dread in the lead up to CES each year. It's a sleep-deprived week spent elbowing our way through the packed halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The food is bad, the facilities few and far between and the hygiene practices of the tech-blogging commun...

January 6th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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If Haswell innards weren't enough to incite a purchase of Alienware's X51 gaming PC, perhaps an extra choice of GPU could push you over the edge: Dell's little gaming-machine-that-can is now available with AMD's Radeon R9 270X. The card adds $100 to the base price of the Core i7 model, bringing th...

November 26th 2013 at 10:51pm 0 Comments
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So, like a flute to a cobra, we've charmed you into attending Engadget Expand in NYC -- hooray! It'll be quite the busy weekend, but this handy Expand web app will help you prepare for the event. We've outlined the full agenda for both days (November 9th and 10th), listed every exhibitor and even...

November 6th 2013 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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AMD's range-topping Radeon R9 290X has been (officially) shrouded in mystery since its unveiling last month, but the company is at last revealing full details and releasing the graphics card to stores. As you'd expect given its $549 price, the flagship is a big leap in performance over the $299 R...

October 24th 2013 at 10:47am 0 Comments
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It's been a tricky couple of years for AMD's graphics card division. Not because the last batch of Radeon HDs were bad, but because the competition's offerings were often better -- and because improvements in integrated graphics have hurt demand for discrete GPUs in general. However, as was reveal...

October 8th 2013 at 12:01am 0 Comments