Oxide Games developer Dan Baker helped answer some questions we had about AMD’s new API. Oxide’s upcoming game, Star Swarm, will support Mantle out of the gate and the company has been very vocal about Mantle which it believes can help all gamers and also start a dialogue about the future of APIs on the PC.
The recently discovered Carrier IQ controversy is a little unsettling, to say the least. In short, Carrier IQ is a monitoring program that tracks things like GPS location, app usage details, and HTTP requests, and worst of all, this peeping tom program comes pre-loaded on many Android handsets (there's a way you can check for it if you own a rooted phone). Want to know more?
AT&T over the weekend announced plans to acquire T-Mobile for $39 billion in a deal that could be met with several regulatory hurdles. While the powers that be sort through the red tape, T-Mobile put together a list of frequently asked questions, including the one that's on every T-Mobile subscriber's mind: Will T-Mobile be getting an iPhone? Find out the answer to this and other FAQs after the jump.
After this years CES, it's clear that USB 3.0 is here to stay. Wtih a tidal wave of consumer devices looming on the horizon, we've decided to help clear up confusion about USB 2.0's successor. Here's all the information you need to know about USB 3.0, organized into a brief FAQ.