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We may well be in the heyday of retro gaming. There have been several retro console launches to let old-school gamers enjoy many of the games they grew up on in a more modern package. Nintendo was up to bat first with its NES and SNES Classic Editions, helping to push spending on gaming hardware. Earlier this month... Read more...
Samsung has announced that mass production has kicked off for its new 32GB DDR4 SoDIMM for laptop computers. The RAM is based on 10nm-class production technology and is aimed directly at delivering PC-grade desktop performance for on-the-go gamers. Samsung says that the new RAM has significantly more capacity... Read more...
Qualcomm is looking to make Extended Reality (XR) the next big thing in mobile computing. XR is the term that Qualcomm has coined to describe the full gamut of Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality (MR) experiences. With XR, Qualcomm is looking to provide a single platform that developers... Read more...
It appears that Bethesda has some new Fallout-themed gaming in store for us at this year's E3. The company posted a tweet this morning with a "Please Stand By" image, which we all by now know means that the release will be Fallout tinged. Given that the only text in the tweet is #PleaseStandBy, we can only speculate... Read more...
Sony has announced that it is bringing back the Days of Play celebration. The event is meant to celebrate the “passionate” PlayStation community, and part of that celebration includes a special edition PS4 console and discounts on games. The special deals will be offered across the U.S. and Canada from June 8th... Read more...
We knew that Mega Man 11 would be arriving be incoming sometime this year to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the franchise, but Capcom today announced the official release date for the title. Mega Man 11 will debut on October 2nd in the United States and will be available on all major console platforms... Read more...
iOS 11.4 is rolling out to iPhone and the iPad today, and it will bring with it support for Messages in the Cloud and AirPlay 2 (among other things). The first feature will allow all of your text messages and iMessages (which can often be quite large in size) via iCloud. The latter is a bigger deal for those with... Read more...
Cyber thieves may have stolen personal data of 90,000 people from two of the largest banks in Canada, including Bank of Montreal and Imperial Bank of Commerce. The banks are in the process of verifying the theft after the supposed culprits notified the financial institutions over the weekend that they were in... Read more...
Security researchers from the University of Michigan and Zhejiang University in China have published a paper on an acoustic attack vector that could crash a mechanical hard drive, leading to damage for both the hardware and software. The attack does not require fancy equipment, either—an attacker could use regular... Read more...
We already know that Lenovo has a tasty new Android flagship on the way called the Lenovo Z5. However, we're learning this week that the bezel-less smartphone will make its official debut on June 5th. The official unveil, which will take place in China, was announced via the Chinese social networking platform Weibo... Read more...
Will the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have a notched display, as is the growing trend among Android devices, or will it skip the notch and use a more traditional bezel design at the top? The answer to that question might simply be 'Yes!', though that requires further explanation. Here it is—among a series of leaks and... Read more...
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite, the two most popular battle royale shooters on the planet, have been locked in a battle for concurrent player supremacy for nearly a year. Now the two may have to duke it out in court. That's because PUBG Corp., a subsidiary of Bluehole, has filed a lawsuit in South Korea... Read more...
A report made the rounds yesterday that claims Apple has decided to use only OLED screens for its iPhone models that will launch next year. That original report drove shares in some of the major iPhone suppliers down. A move by Apple to all OLED would mean a significant reduction in sales for suppliers like Japan... Read more...
Star Citizen is a game that has lured gamers that like simulations games to explore the depths of space and blow up fellow explorers for years now. The game made the news back in December of 2016 when the devs made the decision to dump Crytek's CryEngine and move the entire game over to Amazon Lumberyard. That move... Read more...
Is your Windows 10 PC slowing down a bit, or do you want to install a fresh copy of the latest version of Windows 10 without losing all of your precious accumulated data, settings and the like? Or perhaps your OS just hasn't been right since a recent patch that bungled things up. You might want to think about trying... Read more...
The Galaxy Note 9 hasn't launched yet, but we already know quite a bit about the smartphone thanks to several leaks. The first leak saw the Snapdragon 845 flavor show up on Geekbench with a score of 2190 for single-core and 8806 for multi-core performance. The second leak was again on Geekbench and showed that Samsung... Read more...
Jeff Bezos surpassed Bill Gates to become the richest man in the world last year with an estimated net worth of over $90 billion; his net worth is now said to be around $130 billion. Bezos has more cooking than Amazon alone and one of his cooler ventures is Blue Origin, a lesser known private space venture than... Read more...
Amazon and the Alexa voice assistant that powers the device has come under a lot of scrutiny in the past week following a disturbing story that made the news. A woman's private conversation was recorded by her Amazon Echo and was forwarded (unbeknownst to her) to a person on her contact list. Amazon profusely... Read more...
Tesla recently welcomed a number of new faces to its executive team. The latest crop of executives have been drawn from corporations such as Apple, Amazon, and Snap. The new hires are part of Tesla’s major company reorganization to ensure increased production of the critical Model 3. The company recently hired... Read more...
Imagine strapping on a VR headset for the first time and getting immersed in a virtual world, and then feeling nauseous. Not everyone experiences the phenomenon, but for those who do suffer from motion sickness in VR, it can be a crippling experience that ruins what could otherwise be an awesome adventure. VR developers have spent considerable Read more...
Apple's 2018 Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) is on the docket for June 4th, which means that we should hear plenty about the next iteration of OS X and iOS at the event. However, Apple also often announces new hardware products at WWDC, which in the past have included new MacBooks, iPad Pros and in the case of... Read more...
If you are planning to purchase a newfangled always-connected Windows 10 laptop with Qualcomm Snapdragon hardware inside, you might want to wait for the new crop to arrive, which will deliver improved performance over the introductory models. How much of a performance gain remains to be seen, though leaked benchmarks... Read more...
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