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Australian repairs and taxes, new games, Stellar data recovery, Titan Xp GPU

Obduction, from the creators of Myst, is now available for Mac

Apple sued by Australian regulator over ‘Error 53’ glitch, hardware repair practices — The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on Thursday local time filed a federal lawsuit against Apple for allegedly disabling iPhone and iPad hardware repaired by unauthorized third parties.

Apple asked to pay hundreds of millions in back taxes in Australia in wide-reaching probe — Apple is reportedly one of seven multinationals the Australian Taxation Office has asked to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in back taxes, accusing the corporations of using tactics like ‘debt dumping’ and moving profits offshore to avoid obligations. Other targeted companies include Microsoft, Google, BHP Billiton, and Rio Tinto.

Mac version of Obduction now available — Obduction for Mac is now available: “It’s been a longer haul than we thought, but we think it’s well worth the wait. This extra time means that Obduction will run a bit better, with fewer bugs, and prettier graphics.”
The release of the Mac version, from the creators of Myst, means you can now experience Obduction on Mac, Windows, Rift, and Vive. The Mac version is available for download at Steam and gog.com and it will soon be in the Mac App Store.

Ballistic Overkill is a fast paced PvP shooter — It’s kill or be killed with over 80 weapons, 7 Classes, 10 Maps, 4 Game Modes and
Steam Market integration, and it’s only NZ$14.99 with extra downloadable content at NZ$8,59 each.

Stellar Phoenix has released a new version of its Mac data recovery — There are other free Mac tools on the site, too.

Nvidia debuts Titan Xp GPU, announces beta Pascal drivers for the Mac — Nvidia has announced its US$1200 Titan Xp GPU (graphics processing unit), as well as news that new beta Pascal drivers are coming next week for the Mac. The company says it pushes more cores, faster clocks, faster memory and more TFLOPS than its predecessor, the 2016 Pascal-powered Titan X. Nvidia says its making the GPU open to the Mac community with new Pascal drivers coming later this month.