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Assassin's Creed Unity looks incredible on PC, but you'll need a high-end machine to run it

A very pretty game that requires a pricey rig<p>A video released today on UK Assassin's Creed YouTube page details the handful of graphical features in <i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i> designed for NVIDIA GTX graphics cards. <i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i> already looks beautiful on console hardware, but these extra …

'Windows 93' is like your childhood computer on acid

Flat design. Pfffft. You know what's <i>really</i> cool? ASCII renditions of <i>Star Wars: A New Hope</i> in what appears to be its entirety. This bonafide internet gem (and who even knows how many others) are hidden in Windows 93, a web app spotted by <i>The Verge</i> that mimics a bygone time of cathode-ray tube …

Report: Google Is About To Invest In A Technology That Competes With Oculus Rift

Specifically, they're reporting that the tech company and other investors are planning to put in $500 million in a company called Magic Leap.They also say that Andreessen Horowitz may be one of the other investors involved.<p>In February, Magic Leap said that it had raised more than $50 million to …

Detained children's mental health problems covered up, inquiry told

The immigration department has attempted to cover up statistics showing alarming rates of children’s mental health problems in detention, the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inquiry into children in detention has heard.<p>Doctors who worked on Christmas Island also recounted shocking details of …

'Reading Rainbow' revival is the most popular Kickstarter project ever

The hit children's reading show gained big support from Seth MacFarlane, Veronica Mars, Pebble, and OUYA<p>It's one for the record books. <i>Reading Rainbow</i>, the popular and critically acclaimed children's educational series from the 1980s, has become the most popular Kickstarter project yet in terms of …

I broke the Army’s rules and won a medal in Iraq—for coding

In 2005, my National Guard unit was deployed to Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. My MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) in the Army was 92A, which is basically a logistics and supplies specialist. My job was to order parts for mechanics, pick them up, return old parts, manage HAZMAT, …

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Windows and Mac meet Android in expanded Parallels Access remote desktop app

Parallels is releasing its Parallels Access remote desktop app for Android, making it possible to run Windows and Mac applications on Android-based …