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Imagination eyes wearables as target for graphics chips

Imagination claims its Series7 GPUs will boost object recognition and augmented reality. How long before they appear on your wrist?

AMD's flagship Radeon R9 290X graphics card prices cut to an insanely compelling $300

Prices for AMD's Radeon R9 290X graphics card plummet even further in the wake of the Nvidia GTX 980's release--and yes, the dirt-cheap cards are eligible for AMD's offer of three free games of your choice.

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First look at Creative Cloud Libraries, connecting Adobe's desktop and mobile apps

Sharing content, brushes, and color palettes between Adobe apps has never been easier, and Creative Cloud's newest mobile apps let you fill your Libraries with inspiration from anywhere.

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Adobe's latest Creative Cloud updates bridge desktop and mobile

Adobe's new tools let you convert photos of objects into vector art, or start editing a video on an iPhone and then send it to Premiere Pro.

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Nvidia debunks moon landing conspiracies with new GTX 900-series 'Maxwell' GPUs

If you weren't already convinced by Buzz Aldrin punching someone in the face, Nvidia would like a few words with you conspiracy theorists.

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Pixlr's free photo editor goes native on Windows and OS X

Native Windows and Mac versions arrive, but the full-featured editor is still online-only

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Intel, Microsoft promise DirectX 12 could halve PC graphics power draw

Intel demonstrated that a graphics-intensive app consumed 50 percent less power when running on DirectX 12 versus DirectX 11.

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Nvidia reveals PC-like performance for 'Denver' Tegra K1

The 64-bit "Denver" derivative of Nvidia's Tegra K1 processor has yet to ship, but Nvidia released some early benchmarks of its performance at the Hot Chips conference.

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Wolfram's Mathematica 10 connects math to the cloud

The first version of Mathematica built around the Wolfram Language is equally at home with basic functions, machine learning, and even programmatic access to external hardware.