Latest News - June 2023
- Gigabyte Firmware Exposes Millions Of Motherboards To Backdoor Hacking Threat
- Google Reveals A Wealth Of New Features Headed To Android And Wear OS Devices
- Razer's Kitsune All-Button Optical Controller For Fighting Games Drop-Kicks The Joystick
- Add Your Name To NASA's Spacebound Message In A Bottle With A Stellar Poem Inside
- The First-Ever Livestream From Mars Is Happening Today And You Can Watch Here
- Meta Unveils Slim Quest 3, Gives Quest 2 A Speed Boost And Price Cut
- Zelda Tears Of The Kingdom Gamers Discover New Duplication Glitch
- Realtek's Wi-Fi 7 Speed Demo At Computex Makes Your 1Gbps LAN Port Look Slow
- GeForce RTX 3070 With 16GB Of VRAM Breaks Cover At Computex
- Motorola Razr+ And Razr (2023) Hands-On: Flipping the Folding Phone Script
- Wild Raspberry Pi Camera Skips The Lens And Generates Photos With AI
- Say Hello To Our Newly Discovered Quasi-Moon That's Been Orbiting Earth Since 100 BC
- Two And A Half Geeks LIVE With Qualcomm Director Of AI Research
- GeForce RTX 5000 GPUs Rumored For A 2024 Release And Huge Performance Uplift
- Google's Pixel 8 Wireless Charging Certification Is Kind Of A Bummer For Android Users
- Great Alternative Streamer Options As Google Ends Support For 1st Gen Chromecast
All News for June 2023
It's really irritating when you set up a new system and it begins downloading and installing the motherboard vendor's software without your permission or prompting. This can happen with a lot of different motherboard vendors, but there are secure ways and insecure ways to go about it, and Gigabyte seems to have chosen... Read more...
Android is a mature platform after almost 15 years on the market, so we don't see as many major feature rollouts as we once did. Google is still finding ways to enhance its mobile platform, though. Today, Google is announcing the release of seven new features for Android phones and Wear OS watches. Some have been... Read more...
Razer has opted to lose the joystick with its new Kitsune arcade controller in favor of buttons. The all-button optical arcade controller is designed to be used with the PlayStation 5 and PC. When someone imagines an arcade controller, a joystick more than likely takes center stage in the mind. Whether it be from... Read more...
A message in a bottle is headed to Jupiter's moon Europa later this year, and anyone can add their name to it. The message contains a poem written by US Poet Laureate Ada Limon titled, "In Praise of Mystery: A Poem for Europa." The "Message in a Bottle" campaign will include names received before midnight on... Read more...
We know Mars exists because we've seen images of the Red Planet, though never in real time—by the time they're shared with the public, it could have been days, weeks, months, or even years after the images were actually taken and processed. That's about the change. The European Space Agency (ESA) is celebrating the... Read more...
Mark Zuckerberg got a jump on Apple's Reality Pro mixed reality headset, which is almost definitely going to be announced at WWDC next week, by officially introducing the Meta Quest 3. Not that the Quest 3 was a big secret. However, we now have juicy details about the overall design, including retooled controllers, as... Read more...
If you're a lazy (or perhaps just time-stressed) gamer working your way through The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and suddenly lamenting that you've updated the game to version 1.1.2 that disabled the easy item duplication exploits, don't fret—fellow cheaters have come up with another item duplication exploit... Read more...
Realtek showed off one of its new Wi-Fi 7 modules at Computex with blisteringly fast connectivity speeds of up to 2800Mbps. To demonstrate, Realtek set up a demo at its booth benchmarking the new module with some added interference from a second source. Despite the additional interference, the module was still capable... Read more...
Alright, imagine the scenario: you're a small hardware vendor, and you want to drum up some recognition for your brand. One way to do this would be to offer a product nobody else has, and even better would be a unique product that went viral recently, with a lot of people saying they'd like to have such a thing. Something like a GeForce Read more...
Today in New York City, Motorola unveiled a pair of exciting new folding flip phones – the Moto Razr+ (2023) and Moto Razr (2023). Both share the same overall design, have similar tech specs, and aim to one-up Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip4 on features and value, respectively. The Razr+ cost $999.99, and will be... Read more...
The Paragraphica camera is a lens-free camera that uses location data to produce AI-generated images. The camera utilizes a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B in order to create a generative AI prompt and then receive the generated photo. AI-generated images have become somewhat of a norm as of late, with advancements in the... Read more...
A newly discovered asteroid has been detected and is said to be a quasi-moon, or fake moon, of Earth. The fake moon is actually asteroid 2023 FW13 and orbits the Sun in sync with Earth. Its orbit extends so far that "it sweeps out halfway to Mars and in halfway to Venus," according to a recent tweet from Sky and... Read more...
AI has arrived and it seems to be everywhere. But what makes AI tick on ultra-low power devices like smartphones? How can we expect to harness not only recommendation engines and Google maps, but also, generative AI and true machine learning on devices that consume only a few watts of power? Let's find out and learn... Read more...
Is it too early to start talking about NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 50 series? Apparently not, as the rumor mill is buzzing about NVIDIA's eventual next-gen graphics card lineup and the underlying GPU architecture that will succeed Ada Lovelace. Naturally we advise taking this all with a healthy dose of skepticism as the... Read more...
The Google Pixel 8 has potentially revealed its wireless charging capabilities to the world and the news might disappoint quite a few Pixel fans. Let's find out why. On Wednesday, a new listing for the upcoming Google Pixel 8 (model GKWS6) was registered with the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC). This is standard... Read more...
A lot can happen in a decade. It was ten years ago when we declared in our 1st gen Chromecast review that, "Yes, it's worth every penny" due to its simple setup, good image quality (for the time), and relatively cheap price tag. Fast forward to today and that same streaming dongle that we gushed over when it first... Read more...