Nvidia GeForce Now enables Macs to play high-end PC games

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Nvidia GeForce Now supports low-end PCs, Android, and Mac.
Nvidia GeForce Now works on a variety of computers, including Macs.
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Nvidia’s cloud gaming service allows Mac users to play PC games. Rather than running the games on a local device, GeForce Now servers do the hard work and stream the video to players.

The service came out of a long, long beta today, and is available now for $4.99 a month. And there’s a free option.

Nvidia admits its graphics cards also harbor chip flaws [Update]

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Update: Nvidia reached out to Cult of Mac to explain that “recent press accounts about our latest software patches are incorrect.” We have updated the article below to clarify.

Nvidia has rolled out security updates for its graphics cards following widespread chip flaws. Its most popular products, including GeForce and Quadro, are being updated to combat the Meltdown and Spectre memory vulnerabilities.

New Asus Transformer Pad Infinity Tablet Has As Many Pixels As A Retina MacBook Pro

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Asus has today announced its latest Transformer Pad Infinity slate at Computex 2013 in Taipei, and boy is it a beast. Not only does it carry NVIDIA’s latest Tegra 4 processor — which has a 72-core GeForce GPU — but it also has a 10.1-inch display with the same 2560×1600 resolution as the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro.

That’s a whopping 299 pixels-per-inch.