Latest News - August 2019
- Drako GTE Is A Ferocious Quad-Motor EV With A Staggering 1200HP And 206MPH Top Speed
- Yes! Superhot And Other Indie Hits Soon Coming To Nintendo Switch
- Apex Legends Devs Seem Sorry Not Sorry, Unprofessional In Iron Crown Money Grab Fiasco
- First Look Leak Of Sonos’ Portable Bluetooth Speaker Shows A Sleek, Smart Design
- Intel Cascade Lake-X 18 And 10-Core Zen 2 Competitors Flex In Beefy Leaked Benchmark
- Heads-Up: Scammers Are Manipulating Phone Number Voice Search For Google Assistant, Siri And Alexa
- Here Are A Bunch Of StarCraft 2 Cheats For Single Player Domination
- Microsoft Working On A Fix For Major Google Chrome Browser Battery Drain
- Bought A Nintendo Switch Recently? Here’s How To Get The New Upgraded Model Free
- 2.5 Geeks Podcast 8/16/19: AMD vs Intel, Custom Radeon Navi GPUs, Ice Lake Benchmarks, EPYC & More!
- Serious Bluetooth Security Vulnerability Could Leave Millions Of Devices Open To Attacks
- Google Says Too Many Stubborn People Are Using Compromised Passwords In Chrome
- Epic Explains Why It Added Overpowered Mechs To Fortnite, But Will Gamers Be Satisfied?
- 85 Sneaky Adware Apps Racked Up 8 Million Cumulative Downloads From Google Play
All News for August 2019
Tesla arguably kicked off the electric vehicle revolution with the original Roadster, and really kicked things into high gear with the release of the Model S. The success of the Model S, and later the Model X has encouraged other automakers both large and small to dabble in the EV realm. The latest boutique... Read more...
The next game to come to the Nintendo Switch is going to be a hot one. Many believe that SuperHot will launch on the Nintendo Switch, and the game will likely be announced tomorrow at Nintendo Direct. Dataminers were the first to find information about the upcoming release. “SimonTimer” discovered that SuperHot for... Read more...
Gamers and fans of Apex Legends aren't at all happy with EA and Respawn Entertainment right now. The pricing structure for the skins and other items in the Iron Crown event has angered players and heaped ire onto the developers of the game. Players are angry because it costs about 700 Apex coins to open a loot box for... Read more...
Fans of Sonos audio systems and wireless speakers that can be moved around the home will appreciate the new leak that shows off the design of the Sonos Move Bluetooth speaker. The leaked images appear to be for marketing materials and show off all aspects of the device, including its charge base. Reports indicate that... Read more...
What appear to be a pair of unreleased Cascade Lake-X (CSL-X) processors have found their way to Geekbench, the popular benchmarking suite and veritable hot spot for CPU leaks. In this case, the leaked entries point to a variant with 18 cores and 36 threads of computing muscle, and a second slice of silicon with 10... Read more...
Voice assistants can be great for looking up the weather, playing music, and answering inquiries. However, consumers should use caution before asking their voice assistant to call a business or customer service line. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) recently reported that voice assistants are accidentally dialing... Read more...
For lots of gamers out there, after the fun of competition in single-player modes of games like StarCraft II wanes, it's time to break out some cheats and get down to dominating that AI. StarCraft II players have a slew of cheats to enjoy that they might not be aware of, so a complete list of all those cheats is... Read more...
When Microsoft decided to move its browser to Chromium, significant changes were bound to happen with Microsoft working on code for Chromium. One of the things that Microsoft is working on improving for Chromium is battery life for devices when users are working away from an outlet. A new experimental feature is in... Read more...
You might be kicking yourself for having recently purchased a Nintendo Switch console, only to find out Nintendo is now shipping revised models with longer battery life. D'oh! The easiest solution is to return your Switch and purchase a newer SKU, but if a retailer is giving you grief, Nintendo may lend a helping... Read more...
On this episode of HotHardware's Two And A Half Geeks webcast, Marco and Dave discuss our AMD vs Intel Architecture IPC Shootout evaluation, PowerColor's custom Radeon RX 5700 XT Red Devil Navi graphics card we have here on review, Intel 10nm Ice Lake Benchmarks, BEAST 64-core AMD EPYC processors, Toshiba's tiny BG4... Read more...
Is your Bluetooth connection secure? Researchers recently discovered a Bluetooth vulnerability that could allow hackers to intercept and manipulate a user’s communications. The researchers tested and found seventeen vulnerable Bluetooth chips in devices from companies such as Intel, Apple, Lenovo, and Qualcomm. The... Read more...
Security-conscious Chrome users will want to download the Password Checkup extension to have it check over their passwords. The extension has reportedly found that 1.5% of all website logins are using compromised credentials. The figure is even higher for porn websites. The extension launched earlier this year, and... Read more...
If you've been following the Fortnite scene for the past few weeks, then you know what the hot topic of discussion is right now. We of course are talking about the B.R.U.T.E. mechs that were introduced in Season 10. These two-person war machines are outfitted with sturdy armor, shotguns, missile launchers and can dish... Read more...
It seems as though every few weeks that we hear about a new Android malware or adware scheme that has invaded the Google Play Store. Unfortunately, we today have to report on yet another adware scheme that was uncovered by the security gurus over at Trend Micro. The adware has been identified as... Read more...