Latest News - February 2016
- Fallout 4 1.3 Update Brings HBAO+ Support, Weapons Debris Effects And Numerous Gameplay Fixes
- Google’s Parent Company Alphabet Surpasses Apple To Become World’s Most Valuable Company
- Big Discount On Glasswire Pro for PC In The HotHardware Shop
- AMD Launches Enthusiast A10-7860K APU, New Mainstream Processors And Wraith Cooler
- Windows 10 Becomes 'Recommended Update' For Windows 7 And Windows 8.1 Users
- Kakahh! Dutch Authorities Enlist Bald Eagles To Take Out Rogue Drones
- Dual-GPU AMD R9 Fury X2 Delivers 12 TFLOPs Single Precision Compute Performance
- Hybrid 2-in-1 Convertible Tablets Sales Soar While Straight-Up Slates Slide
- Here’s How To Run Windows 95 In Your Browser For Some ‘Start Me Up’ Nostalgia
- 1-Day Amazon Sale On Select Storage And Networking Products, $39 Amazon Fire TV Stick And More
- Ditch Facebook's Android App And Reclaim One Fifth Of Your Smartphone’s Battery Life
- Eerily Accurate Madden NFL 16 Simulation Makes Super Bowl 50 Predictions
- BlackBerry Acknowledges That ‘The Future Is Really Android’ For Its Smartphone Ambitions
- Windows 10 Slips Past Windows 8.1 With Nearly 12 Percent Global Market Share
- Samsung Kicked Out Of Top 5 Smartphone Sales Rankings In China
- Microsoft 'Project Natick' Data Center Lives In A Pineapple Under The Sea
- Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event Set For February 21st With Galaxy S7 And Gear VR Focus
All News for February 2016
If you spot a developer for Bethesda Game Studios in a bar, buy the guy or gal a beer (or Nuka Cola Quantum), it's well earned. How so? The latest update for Fallout 4 introduces a laundry list of fixes, both for general gameplay and for specific quests, plus adds a handful of new features to boot. This is anything... Read more...
Apple is no longer the most valuable company on the planet. That distinction belongs to Alphabet, the recently formed parent company of Google, which reached a market capitalization of $570 billion during after-hours trading last night. That figure has fallen a bit after the opening bell this morning, but at $538... Read more...
If you're in need of a comprehensive system and network monitoring utility, we've got a great deal running in the HotHardware Shop that may be right up your alley. Glasswire Pro for PC is currently 70% off and available for only $29... Description Glasswire Pro visualizes your current and past network activity on... Read more...
AMD made a number of platform and processor related announcements a few weeks back at the Consumer Electronics Show, but we already have some additional updates from the team to share with you today. At CES, the company revealed the upcoming A10-7890K APU, as well as its plans to move all next-gen processors to a... Read more...
The day of reckoning has arrived for everyday Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users around the globe. Microsoft’s free Windows 10 operating system is getting bumped to first class, moving from an Optional update to a Recommended update via Windows Update. The move to “Recommended” status means that a lot more people will... Read more...
It seems as though world has become enamored with drones. Over the past few years, drones have adopted more advanced capabilities while, become so easy to fly that a newb can take the controls to look like a pro, and there is a low barrier to entry with regards to pricing. As such, many governments and law... Read more...
In advance of what's sure to be a barrage of VR-related product hitting the market over the next couple of months, a VR-focused conference took place last week in Los Angeles. Appropriately called VRLA, this conference covered all things current and up-and-coming revolving around VR. It also included presentations... Read more...
It’s no secret that the traditional [slate] tablet market has taken a nosedive in recent years. We’ve seen market leader Apple report declining sales for the past two years, with iPad sales falling 25 percent year-over-year during the company’s fiscal Q1 — and if Apple is seeing a slide in tablet sales, the rest of... Read more...
Few operating systems are quite as iconic as Windows 95, which turned 20 just this past August. Compared to its predecessor, Windows 3.x, Windows 95 was an update unlike most others. The desktop environment was completely overhauled to offer easier navigation and a better experience overall. It was also the first... Read more...
Welcome back for the latest installment of HOT deals, direct from our friends at TechBargains. On tap for you all today, we have deals on select WD and QNAP NAS, SSD and Networking products, a Dell Inspiron 15 (7548) Core i7-5500U based laptop, a Samsung UN40J5200 40" 1080p LED LCD Smart HDTV, and more. Full detail... Read more...
Did you recently buy a fancy new flagship Android smartphone with a capacious battery onboard only to find that you’re still getting relatively poor battery life? Before you start throwing arrows at your smartphone’s manufacturer, perhaps you should look closer to home as to why your battery life is coming up short;... Read more...
Sorry, not sorry Denver Broncos fans, but your battered team led by Satan Manning is going to lose the Super Bowl. Yes, that's a prediction of a bitter New England Patriots fan (me), but also that of Electronic Arts' Madden NFL 16 simulation. Before you dismiss it as just a video game, consider that there are plenty... Read more...
Give BlackBerry credit, the company put forth the good old college effort and tried anything it could think of to regain relevance in the mobile world—changing its name from Research In Motion (RIM), dissing the iPhone, shaking up top-level management, launching new handsets—all to no avail. In a last ditch effort... Read more...
Microsoft is just getting started when it comes to spreading the love with its Windows 10 operating system. Within a month of launching during the summer of 2015, Windows 10 was installed on over 75 million PCs. During the company’s blockbuster October hardware event, the company announced that Windows 10 had... Read more...
China continues to swell with smartphones—the latest data from Strategy Analytics pegs China's smartphone shipments as having grown 3 percent year-over-over to a hit record 438 million handsets in 2015. That's especially good news for Xiaomi, which retained its top spot with a 15.4 percent share of the market, but not... Read more...
Submerging your PC in water probably isn't something you're keen on trying, and with good reason—water and electronics aren't the best of friends. So why then is Microsoft experimenting with under sea data centers? For one, we're coastal creatures with nearly half of society settling down near large bodies of water... Read more...
The pressure is on Samsung's recently anointed mobile boss D.J. Koh to spark a flurry of Galaxy smartphone sales with its next smartphone launch, and just as importantly, be prepared for the demand that follows. He'll get his chance on February 21, 2016, the day Samsung's planning to host its next annual Unpacked... Read more...