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It's only been a few days since some interesting GTA VI gameplay was leaked. The leak, which was authenticated by Rockstar Games, confirmed the location to be Vice City, and that there would be male and female protagonists. Some eagle-eyed viewers noticed something about GTA Online, though. What they found was an art... Read more...
Sadly, the Steam Stats Page is no more. However, Valve has already replaced it with something that looks and behaves far better, Steam Charts. It provides live data views of most played and top-selling games. The top-selling breakdown even takes DLC sales into account now, too. This change comes closely behind another... Read more...
According to a threat analysis by Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42, a deceptive phishing technique called domain shadowing is on the rise. It may even be more prevalent than previously assumed by information security experts. Between April 25 and June 27 of 2022, the company found that 12,197 domains were shadowed to... Read more...
Windows 11 has definitely had its ups and downs since its release almost a year ago. Certain features like easier descriptions of privacy settings were definitely a step up, though things like making it more difficult to select your default web browser, mail client, or other default apps were absolutely a step down... Read more...
Blizzard first announced Diablo IV's existence in 2019. It revealed a number of features that players are looking forward to, such as the return of the Rogue class. Even still, no one has seen footage of gameplay for the upcoming title until now, as someone has posted videos of Diablo IV gameplay up on... Read more...
In August of 2021 Valve announced the Steam Deck. In February of 2022 the portable gaming device started shipping, and was ultimately met with mostly positive reviews. This year at the Tokyo Game Show (TGS), the Steam Deck has been the main focus for Valve, as its booth design definitely highlights. One big part of... Read more...
The follow-up to the battle royale Call of Duty game from Activision, named Call of Duty: Warzone, is a little under two months away. As of right now Call of Duty: Warzone 2 has a release date of November 16, 2022, barring any changes. On September 16th, during the Call of Duty Next showcase, fans were able to watch... Read more...
Microsoft has partnered with HowLongToBeat to ease the guessing out of how much time it will take to beat a game. The quite simply and rather aptly named HowLongToBeat website tells players how long it will take to beat single-player story driven games. This is quite a useful tool, as many people may not... Read more...
It's official, Ethereum is no longer proof of work—the second most popular blockchain after Bitcoin has finished its merge to proof of stake. So why is this a big deal and what does that mean for gaming? Ethereum development started in 2014 and in 2015 the smart-contract-oriented blockchain gained major popularity... Read more...
You started your day with some French Toast Crunch, you've stocked up the fridge with Surge, and you've got four controllers. Your buddies are on the way, it's time to play Slappers Only, no Oddjob! What year is it? Well it's not 1997! It is 2022 and Microsoft has announced a high-resolution remake of the mega popular... Read more...
The Google Pixel's latest update for Android 13 was announced within the last few days and it includes a much-needed update to the fingerprint scanner on the Pixel 6a. Right now, the change log is relatively short compared to the last Android 13 update, but the changes are very important. Back in July, it was... Read more...
No matter how you pronounce it, GIFs are fun and entertaining for most people, and a mild annoyance for the rest. Unfortunately for users of Microsoft Teams, they are also a danger to their systems. A new malware known as GIFShell has surfaced, and the attack vector is Microsoft Teams. Found by Security researcher... Read more...
If you're shopping for some high-quality, wireless earbuds, we've got a few HOT deals on tap that may be right up your alley. Samsung's latest Galaxy Buds2 Pro, Sony LinkBuds S and others are all heavily discounted at the moment. For example, the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds are on sale... Read more...
Apple's update to its mobile operating system is coming, and much sooner than you think. The newest version, iOS 16, will be released on September 12, 2022. iOS has come a long way since its release in 2007, and Apple is still finding new ways to improve the experience. We'll first go over the rather long list of... Read more...
Raspberry Pi OS, originally named Raspbian, had a few big updates added to it on September 7, 2022. A good portion of those include UI and UX improvements such as new keyboard shortcuts, support for the NetworkManager app, upgrades to Picamera2, a searchable main menu, and better audio input control. It has been... Read more...
The international phenoms that are Minecraft and Roblox are practically ubiquitous in gaming today. The two games are available on multiple platforms including consoles, PC, and even mobile devices. Unfortunately, their significant popularity, especially amongst younger generations, makes them an excellent target for... Read more...
Ransomware attacks have been targeting school districts, hospitals, government organizations, businesses, and even hospitals in recent years. It's a rather nasty piece of work; it can cause loss of data, stolen data, more viruses, and even inaccessibility to systems necessary for operations. An entire town in Canada... Read more...
Well, it has been years in the making—Microsoft is finally offering a Friends and Family pack to their Xbox Game Pass service. At only €21.99 per month, it is a great value! Package deals like this, by volume, usually save a ton of money if you can find people to share the cost with. If you hadn't noticed though, that... Read more...
It's Labor Day weekend here in the United States and the bargains are rolling in for the holiday. That's especially great news if you're a gamer. What better way is there to celebrate workers than by not working and gaming instead? We have some deals for you today to help facilitate just that. First up, we have... Read more...
On September 2, 2022, Samsung reported that it had discovered a security breach of their U.S. systems. Unfortunately for some Samsung customers, this means that their personal information may have leaked out into the wild. The report states that the initial indication came in July, and by August it had established the... Read more...
Earlier this year, Microsoft put in a bid to purchase Activision-Blizzard. The deal includes a price tag just shy of $69 billion USD, which would make it the gaming industry's largest acquisition to date. This obviously brings significant concerns from regulators. In particular, UK regulators have decided to put the... Read more...
Way back in April we reported that, yes, Twitter was actually working on an Edit button. According to Twitter, they had been working on it for a year by that point. At the time, it was only available to Twitter Blue Labs testers. That edit button is now on its way to the production side of Twitter according to a Tweet... Read more...
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