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Gaming media and brand report: Rockstar Gets (Red Dead) Redemption in October

When you go eight years between release dates, it’s bound to cause some excitement. Coinciding with the long-awaited Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar Games churned out plenty of supporting material to hype the release in October. Gaming brands and media continue to grow via social video as the demand for related content also soars by […]

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update is back, this time without deleting your data

Enlarge / This message, shown during Windows upgrades, is going to be salt in the wound. Just over a month since its initial release, Microsoft is making the Windows 10 October 2018 Update widely available today. The update was withdrawn shortly after its initial release due to the discovery of a bug causing data loss. […]

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update still not released, running out of October

Enlarge / Who doesn’t love some new Windows? Peter Bright / Flickr Microsoft is making yet more fixes to Windows 10 build 17763, the build that has been blessed as the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. The update was initially published on the second Tuesday of the month, but within a few days, Microsoft had […]

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What to expect from Apple’s October 30 event: New MacBooks, iPads

If you weren’t satisfied with three iPhones and a new Apple Watch this year, Apple is hosting another hardware event on October 30, sending out invites on October 18 for a Brooklyn event to a number of media outlets (including yours truly). For those not keeping score, Tuesday will mark Apple’s fourth event this year, following […]

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What to Expect From Apple's October Mac Event

To nobody’s great surprise, the previous Apple event, in September, was the traditional start-of-fall fest that was all about the phones, revealing the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max to the world. This time around, according to the most credible rumors, the Cupertino crew is ready to show off what could be music […]

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What Apple might announce at its October 30 “special event” in Brooklyn

Enlarge / The 10.5-inch (left) and 9.7-inch iPad Pros. Andrew Cunningham This coming Tuesday, Apple will host its second live product announcement event of the fall. While September’s event focused on three new iPhone models and an updated Apple Watch, we expect this event to include updates to the iPad Pro that would add new […]

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A new bug in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update could delete your files

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update has been on a rough path and things aren’t necessarily getting easier for Microsoft. In the latest set of issues, a new bug is impacting native Windows 10 zip file operations, potentially leading to overwritten files in some instances. This latest bug impacts just the native Windows 10 zip […]

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“There’s more in the making”—Apple announces October 30 event

One of several styled Apple logos associated with the October 30 event. Apple Another one of several styled Apple logos associated with the October 30 event. Apple You may sense a theme coming in this gallery… Apple One of several styled Apple logos associated with the October 30 event. Apple One of several styled Apple […]

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Microsoft starts testing fixed Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Microsoft re-released the free Windows 10 October 2018 Update to Windows Insiders today. The company also introduced a new feature in the Feedback Hub that lets testers provide an indication of the severity of a given issue. Both are a direct response to users reporting some of their files were deleted after updating. Microsoft released […]

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update no longer deletes your data

Enlarge / Your precious documents, after installing the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. shaorang Microsoft has figured out why the Windows 10 October 2018 Update deleted data from some systems and produced a fixed version. The severity of the bug caused the company to cease distribution of the update last week; the fixed version is […]

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10 Video Games You'll Want to Buy in October

October rolls in with the new season, and brings with it a mountain of great video game releases to summon the holiday spirit PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. October is here, and the holiday season is upon us. This month, we […]

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Microsoft delays launch of October 2018 update as it works on problems

After consumers reported a number of problems with the latest major update to Windows 10, Microsoft responded by preventing the October 2018 Update from being installed on some systems. Microsoft announced that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update was available for download when it announced its new Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, and Surface […]

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Microsoft halts Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Microsoft has halted the free Windows 10 October 2018 Update — Windows 10 build 17763, which brought Windows 10 to version 1809. The decision comes less than a week after the October 2 launch, after some users reported the update deleted files from their Documents folder. Like all Windows 10 updates, it was a gradual […]

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update brings DirectX ray tracing to gaming PCs

Use of ray tracing in the upcoming video game, Battlefield V. Today, October 2, marks a milestone for gamers everywhere thanks to Microsoft’s release of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. Along with a collection of other new features, the update brings the first public support for Microsoft’s DirectX ray tracing technology. Now, computers can […]

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 joins the ray tracing future on October 17 for $499

Riley Young/Digital Trends If Nvidia’s RTX 2080 Ti is a bit too rich for your gaming blood, you can pick up the RTX 2070 next month instead. Nvidia announced through its GeForce Twitter account that the RTX 2070 will be available on October 17 at a starting price of $ 499. If you opt for […]