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If taking a sensible approach to plotting your next upgrade, it's too early to decide whether or not to make the leap to Alder Lake. There are questions that remain to be answered. Primarily, they include queries about price, performance, and the release date. Well, it looks like a major US retailer has answered two... Read more...
The US government reported earlier this month that ransomware payments topped $81 million dollars in the first quarter of 2021 alone. This fact is in part the reason why the US government is looking to add new laws to combat ransomware. This also creates an environment where groups like Fin7 find creative ways of... Read more...
2021 hasn't been kind to those in any industry that relies of computer chips of any kind to operate, and that stands true for the team at Raspberry Pi. No one has escaped the laundry list of issues that plague the semiconductor shortage, and it is with a solemn post by Eben Upton of Raspberry Pi that the company... Read more...
DJI, which is set to launch its upcoming Mavic 3 on November 5, has suffered yet another leak. Previous leaks revealed a number of details regarding the general design of the drone, its new cameras, and the various bundles that would be made available. Today’s leak features an actual picture of the Mavic 3, which... Read more...
Skate 3 running on RPCS3 emulator. Owing to its ease of access as a development platform, there are dozens upon dozens of console game emulators for PCs. Besides their grey-market application of allowing PC gamers to play console games, these applications serve a vital role in the purpose of game preservation—that... Read more...
For most of its existence, at least from an outsider's perspective, Razer has aspired to be an enthusiast brand and "lifestyle" company. That is to say that, if you so desire, you can have every tech product you own be Razer-branded. The company is not quite there—yet—but today's announcements at RazerCon 2021 mark... Read more...
What do you do when the world's largest social playground goes down? Maybe look up from your screen and play with the cat, or take a walk? Pfft, who are we kidding? Not in this day and age. Instead, when Facebook went offline for what felt like an eternity for some people, many news publishing sites saw a massive... Read more...
Those who are currently using either an NVIDIA RTX 3080 Ti or a GeForce RTX 3060 may be having a hard time upgrading to Windows 11. This could be because if you are using a DisplayPort on your monitor these GPUs will only turn on the display once Windows loads. Some people using those NVIDIA GPUs affected by the... Read more...
Update: Wouldn't you know it? Almost as soon as we published this article, Microsoft began pushing out a fix for the L3 cache latency bug that was introduced with the first cumulative (Patch Tuesday) update for Windows 11, and which only affected AMD processors and platforms. This is great news for AMD chip owners. Along with the updated Read more...
Remember when Bitcoin was worth a fraction of a cent? Those days are long gone, and barring a cryptocurrency crash of epic proportions, they may never come back. Instead, Bitcoin this week went on a rally, skyrocketing to its highest value ever. This raises the question, is it finally time for casual observers to... Read more...
In 2020 a study showed the IT industry spent an estimated $2 trillion in software development associated with debugging code. The study also showed that 50 percent of IT budgets were allocated to debugging code alone. Intel hopes to change those numbers by making its ControlFlag tool open-source. ControlFlag is an... Read more...
You can bet motherboard makers have every intention of giving Alder Lake the flagship treatment, and lest there be any doubt, leaked images showcase Gigabyte's upcoming Z690 Aorus Xtreme. It's a beauty for sure, and also wields some fancy technology on board—dual PCI Express 5.0 slots and DDR5 RAM support among... Read more...
Some PC players have been envious of the kinds of games that have been PlayStation exclusives. Ghost of Tsushima, Uncharted 4, and Marvel’s Spider-Man have all been well-reviewed games, and only accessible to the PlayStation crowd. At least one PlayStation exclusive will finally be making its way into the hands of PC... Read more...
NVIDIA is quite literally taking its cloud game streaming service, GeForce NOW, to the next level by adding vastly upgraded game servers to the mix—or as NVIDIA calls them, GeForce NOW SuperPODs. These SuperPODs purportedly deliver "GeForce RTX 3080-class gaming" on the company's cloud service, and are being made... Read more...
When Valve's follow-up to the genre-defining Half-Life was released back in November of 2004, gamers were floored by the game's immersive story and visuals. Fast forward 17 years and Half-Life 2 is still one of the most beloved first person shooters of all time and it looks like the legendary favorite it getting some... Read more...
One of the few really interesting announcements surrounding the roll-out of Windows 11 was the news that the latest version of Redmond's PC OS would also support apps from the dominant mobile platform, Android. That hype quickly died down as Microsoft admitted that such support wouldn't be available from day one. Some... Read more...
We don't talk about specialty cameras much around these parts, usually because those discussions require deep technical detail, full of industry jargon about the optical characteristics of the device. That's not the case when talking about DJI's new Ronin 4D cinema camera, though. Sure, we could talk about the... Read more...
Lara croft has been raiding tombs for quite some time now, 25 years to be exact. Right now Square Enix is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Tomb Raider series and along the way has been highlighting major accomplishments for the beloved franchise. Pushing the boundaries of what 3D games could be back in the... Read more...
There's quite a bit of moving and shaking in the chip industry right now—Apple just unveiled its M1 Max and M1 Pro chips, Google provided more details on its upcoming Tensor SoC, and of course Intel's Alder Lake launch looms right around the corner. But as it applies to the mobile space, Qualcomm has a message for the... Read more...
It can sometimes be difficult to live up to lofty expectations, and Apple definitely piled the hype on its latest MacBook Pro models, powered by its next-generation M1 Max and M1 Pro custom silicon. But will the upgraded MacBook Pro lineup ultimately buckle under the weight of a mountain of hype and expectations?... Read more...
OG gamers will remember the days of lugging their heavy gaming towers to LAN parties. Heck, some of you may still be doing that. Those days may finally be long gone with the announcement by Gigabyte and its concept portable gaming PC with integrated 5G connectivity, made by Aorus gaming division. Gigabyte showcased... Read more...
Feeling in a creative mood? Samsung is hoping to tap into that feeling by bringing its first bespoke experience to Galaxy devices, starting with the Galaxy Z Flip 3 Bespoke Edition. It's really a fancy way of saying buyers who are interested in Samsung's latest Flip series handset can customize the look with dozens of... Read more...
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