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The Steam Deck is hot right now. Valve's new handheld has captured the attention of many media outlets and people, rapidly becoming a preferred way of playing PC games on the go. When we say hot, we aren't only referring to media and consumer response, though. We're also talking about it getting quite warm to the... Read more...
Lenovo has been in the computer game for some time. In 2005 it purchased IBM's personal computer line that held the prefix moniker "Think," such as ThinkPad and ThinkCentre. It has since expanded the product offering to include much more, such as ThinkBooks, the Yoga series, and the Legion lineup, in addition to... Read more...
We have come a long way from punching a hole into the side panel of our cases when it comes to case mods. We have seen added windows, improved airflow, worse airflow, and even unique objects used as cases. Some mods may be as simple as sleeper builds where you have a powerful PC inside an old case. Others are more... Read more...
Call of Duty is pretty much a household name today as even non-gamers are fully aware of the cultural phenomenon that is this massive first-person shooter. Modern Warfare II's remaster might be the most anticipated game in franchise history and it seems like sales are echoing that sentiment. According to a press... Read more...
Food and gaming have gone together since before video games. People may have board game nights where food is served and it is no different for video games. In fact, food is so ingrained in gaming culture that people can even order food within their favorite games. It's even possible for people to order food for their... Read more...
The deals keep on rolling in, as we roll-up to Black Friday 2022, and we will keep on helping you find them. Yes, more early Black Friday deals are now surfacing, and this time of the mobile persuasion. Check out these great offerings from Google, Motorola, Samsung, and more... We'll start things off with one of... Read more...
We are still a few weeks away from Black Friday, but many manufacturers are blowing out inventory early. In anticipation of Black Friday some popular electronics and PC gear are already deeply discounted and we've compiled a list of some of the hottest deals for you here. If you despise vacuuming or mopping, this... Read more...
Have you ever gotten that e-mail that says, "Your order has been shipped," but it provided no additional information? Or worse yet, you're given a tracking number, but the shipping company has no record of that tracking number existing. It's frustrating for sure, but Google is releasing a new GMail feature that will... Read more...
Microsoft unveiled Windows 365 back in July of 2021, and while adoption has been slow, it looks like the Redmond giant is going all in. A recent careers page listing for the company shows a new role Principal Software Engineering Manager with a focus on cloud and web technologies. The role is part of what Microsoft is... Read more...
Steam Family Sharing is a great feature that does just what its name suggests -- it allows family members linked on Steam to share a game, without shelling out for additional copies. The feature was released in 2014 and has allowed people marked as family members to share games across each others' accounts, as well as... Read more...
In recent months the acquisition of Activision-Blizzard by Microsoft has come under significant scrutiny both from regulators and competitors. The claim is that if Microsoft gains controlling interest in the games developer they could have a near-monopoly in the gaming market, particularly in cloud space... Read more...
It is officially Halloween, the night when all the spookiest children dress up and beg strangers for candy. It's also an excellent day for spooky and scary gaming. One particular upcoming title, The Store is Closed, has an eerily similar environment to a rather well known Swedish furniture warehouse giant. That's why... Read more...
Another Sunday means another set of deals, and as we are in the last weekend of October those early Black Friday deals keep rolling in. This time we have some brilliant TV options for you. These are especially great for your game-day viewing! The 65" LG OLED C1 4K Smart TV is a dream of a TV with an amazing... Read more...
It's the final week of October, but we are already busy rounding up early Black Friday deals. Check out what we have rounded up for you below! We'll start with some portable computing. First up in our deals is this Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon. This features a 10th Generation Intel Core i7-1260P with a clock speed of... Read more...
We here at HotHardware regularly advise our readers to ensure that their systems and software are up to date. Updates may include cool new features, but most updates are security-driven, patching holes, fixing glitches, and preventing exploits. However, for Apple, apparently not all systems are created equal, for not... Read more...
In March of this year, CD Projekt Red, the developer behind The Witcher and Cyberpunk 2077 announced a "new saga" in The Witcher series. Along with this announcement was a blog post that they were going to be eliminating their home-grown RED Engine and move to Epic Games' Unreal Engine 5 for their next title. Well... Read more...
Not long ago, the European Union went all-in on requiring a universal USB Type-C charger for all mobile phones by the year 2024. This is generally great news for a lot of people considering the cost of USB-C cables are rapidly declining. Add in that this is an open and universal standard and it allows for a more... Read more...
Over the years there have been many a recommended piece for the computer technician's software toolkit. Very few have managed to stand the test of time as well as Memtest86+. As of October 24, 2022, nine whole years after the last release, it looks like it will continue to be the case as Memtest86+ v6.0.0 has been... Read more...
The holy grail for video game graphics is to reach the point in which art or representation is so lifelike that it is difficult to tell the difference between the two. Well, it seems like Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2's developer Infinity Ward is getting pretty darn close. Some of the short gameplay available of Call... Read more...
It's no secret that we here at HotHardware love space. While we won't fault you for thinking we mean storage capacity, in this case, we're talking about astronomy and astrophysics. So, imagine our delight when one of the best space simulators ever announced its sequel back in 2020. Kerbal Space Program 2 now has an... Read more...
We are reaching the end of October, Halloween, and cooler, shorter days are upon us. That only means one thing—HotHardware has deals to cover! We have a listing of the hottest Apple deals available this weekend. Check them out below! Why don't we start off with a laptop, or more specifically the 2021 16" M1 MacBook... Read more...
One of the biggest features of the Windows 11 2022 Update was the addition of Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA). This unlocked the capability of using Android apps somewhat natively on Windows 11 devices, very much like Windows Subsystem for Linux. Microsoft seems to be going all in on Android, because Android 13 is... Read more...
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