The Modding Toolbox: Tools for Marking Out
Need to draw a line or sketch a shape? Say no more, fam.
Need to draw a line or sketch a shape? Say no more, fam.
'Virtual Fences' not enough for Variant 4, sources say.
Asus' ready-built ROG system features a one-touch overclocking button and lots of goodies inside.
Intel's next generation high-end workstation to replace the current X58 systems will have 4-channel DDR3, more PCI-E and arrives in Q3 2011.
Another month and another four systems, as we delve into online stores to seek out the bargains to decide which setups, for a range of budgets, are the best your money can buy.
The Government has announced that the UK will adopt the PEGI ratings system for video games, bringing an end to the BBFC's involvement in the industry.
Pack your rifle, because we're off to war! From Russian developer Best Way comes this ultra-detailed and super tactical WW2 RTS, and we're reporting from the front lines to see if this Russian import could be a diamond in the rough, or just a turd in plain sight.
It's a question of 'when' rather than 'if' says Nvidia when asked about whether it plans to enter the general purpose processor market.
Intel and TSMC announce a memorandum of understanding, under which Intel will port its Atom technology to TSMC
Nvidia's president, Jen-Hsun Huang, says that the Ion 2 will use VIA's Nano processor, as well as Intel's Atom like the current Ion platform.
IDF FALL 2008: Eric Kim announces Intel's first Consumer Electronics focused system on a chip during his Digital Home keynote.
COMPUTEX 2008: Nvidia has introduced the Tegra family of system-on-a-chip processors, which are aimed squarely at Intel's Centrino Atom platform.
Acer has just launched a new series of gaming desktops, dubbed the Predator series. More importantly, Richard has just got back from Munich where he's had a first look at the machine - check out his thoughts within!
Research firm Gartner has said that Microsoft's Windows operating system will collapse under its own weight if changes aren't made. This is bound to be controversial.
Internal Microsoft emails have revealed that Nvidia's drivers were responsible for 29 percent of crashes in Vista's early days.
PowerColor decided to throw the Radeon HD 3850's reference design out of the window when it came up with its HD 3850 Xtreme PCS 512MB graphics card. Is a decent factory overclock, a new cooler and an interesting display output choice enough to win us over? Let's find out...
Plaintiffs in the "Windows Vista Capable" case have accused Microsoft of knowingly lying to customers in order to boost sales.
In the third part of our detailed investigation into memory technology, our resident expert, Ryan J. Leng, dives into memory generations and detail its revolutionary, then evolutionary technical break-throughs that lead us up to today's systems.
EBay has said it plans to overhaul its feedback system, and as a result it will prevent sellers from leaving negative feedback about their customers.
Asus' Eee PC has taken the world by surprise - its combination of form factor, feature set and price point made it one of the hottest products of last year, but it's not without its problems. We take a look at how to improve the Eee PC experience with some simple OS tweaking.
Today, Nvidia and several big names in the PC industry have announced Enthusiast System Architecture (ESA), an open and royalty-free standard for real-time monitoring and control for power supplies, cases and water cooling systems.
Google has rolled out a new anti-piracy tool onto YouTube, which identifies pirated video as it is uploaded to the site... providing content owners provide copies of copyrighted material.
In a recent interview Ken Levine has admitted that the multiple endings to BioShock weren't his idea and that he didn't want to do them. So, just what did he have in mind?
BioShock's Senior Designer, Joe McDonagh, talks about how the game originally had a radically different setting and direction...
Asustek (or just, Asus) is to stop making barebones systems in favour of complete PCs.
COMPUTEX 2007: No one loves a bit of bling more than us modders here at bit-tech, and Shuttle delivers some in its latest G6 XPC chassis.
Only a short while after Antec delivered the amazing P182, it announces another addition to the P100-series; the Antec P190.
It's official - the animal kingdom of Ubuntu will be showing up on Dell's new Linux systems.
Microsoft has told system manufacturers that they will not be able to get hold of OEM copies of Windows XP after the end of the year.
CEBIT 2007: Who said you need keyboard and mouse to play PC games... why not use your mind instead?
Elizabeth Tobey, a 2K Games Community Manager, has revealed that BioShock's release date has been pushed back to late August from the original June release expectations.
The AOpen XC Cube EU965 is an SFF based on Intel's G965 chipset that features support for Core 2. We were dying to find out if the XC Cube was capable of matching or even surpassing Shuttle's market-leading XPC products. Read on to find out if it was up to the task...
Microsoft has filed a patent that signifies the company's intentions to introduce a modular operating system.
Tired of the crappy sequels to once-great titles? Ever wish you could just have that old game back with a DirectX 9 or DirectX 10 update? We take a look at some of the games we wish could just get a new coat of paint rather than being messed with under the hood.
This is a small form factor chassis designed for the DIY market - you can stick in your own Micro ATX motherboard and build a full-powered system in a rather smaller footprint. It has some fantastically neat ideas - but can it deliver?
The dynamic price scheme in Counter-Strike isn't working. Valve is hoping to tackle the problem by making the pistols more balanced.
A software analyst has predicted that the adoption rate of Microsoft's Windows Vista OS will be the fastest ever. The rate of adoption for Office 2007 isn't quite so clear though.
This is a bizarre piece of user-configurable kit that is designed to complement your keyboard and mouse setup. Can it strut its stuff in Counter-Strike and optimise our PhotoShop workflow? We take it for a spin to find out.
There have a been a few Roman city builders in recent months but the King (well Emperor) is finally back in town. Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears (and keyboards) - I present Caesar IV.
We're dodging bullets, throwing grenades and cowering in foxholes in Relic's brilliant new RTS World War 2 game - Company of Heroes. Want the lowdown on the graphical power required to run this bad-boy, then step this way, and prepare for one of the greatest games ever made...
Thinking this was a 'bull-killing simulator' animal rights protesters enlisted the help of Jack Thompson to try and get it banned. It wasn't until they discovered it was actually a poorly made Max Payne clone, tasking you in the role of a rugged Spanish policeman did they finally call off legal proceedings.
Joint Task Force is an RTS game set in 2008 boasting awesome graphics, big explosions and scary terrorists. Can an RTS game seriously tackle serious issues like the war on terror? Can this game really challenge Company of Heroes? All is revealed in our review.
In this world exclusive review, we take a look at the Dell XPS 700 - Dell's first machine designed for hardcore gamers. We examine the radical new chassis, check out the ludicrous cooling design, rag on the components then rip the whole thing apart to see how it's all put together. Do not miss this.