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Last week, Qualcomm teased a fresh new look and colors as part of a bold rebranding effort, with Snapdragon becoming a standalone consumer brand. Now a week later, at the Snapdragon Tech Summit that's currently underway, Qualcomm is ready to share more details about what lies ahead for Snapdragon. To kick off the... Read more...
Newegg has positioned itself as a major proponent of cryptocurrency and make no bones about it, that includes the two most popular doggie coins, Dogecoin and now Shiba Inu. The online retail giant announced it is adding the latter as yet another crypto-payment option and will be accepting Shiba Inu in time for the... Read more...
Security researchers at F-Secure discovered security vulnerabilities affecting over 150 multi-function printer models from HP. That's the bad news. The worse news is, in addition to impacting so many printer models, these are labeled as Critical and High security flaws. Ready for the good news? HP has issued... Read more...
Cyber Monday is technically over, but let's keep that a secret from retailers that continue to offer discounts. Not that it truly matters—Black Friday and Cyber Monday are no longer single-day events, and this time of the year has turned into a season of savings. As such, you can still find a bunch of PlayStation 5... Read more...
A group of congressional Democrats hope to save Christmas from greedy scalpers using bots to steal all of Santa's gifts online. The legislation called 'The Stopping Grinch Bots Act' was rolled out Monday. PC enthusiasts are well aware of the damage scalpers using bots can cause. It seems that each time a graphics... Read more...
Perhaps in an effort to bolster usage of its own Edge browser, Microsoft is adding an exclusive feature that will benefit Xbox Cloud Gaming players who choose it over other alternatives. The feature is called Clarity Boost, and just like it sounds, enabling it will make Xbox Cloud Gaming titles played through the Edge... Read more...
NASA has made the decision to delay a spacewalk that was scheduled for today, November 30 due to space debris. Astronauts were set to swap out a communications antenna on the International Space Station (ISS).  NASA astronauts Thomas Marshburn and Kayla Barron were originally tasked for the spacewalk to replace a... Read more...
AMD was very upfront about the fact that its stacked 3D V-cache was headed to its current-generation Ryzen 5000 series in an upcoming refresh, it just has not divulged exactly when that will happen. It could be very soon, if the latest rumor turns out to be true. As in, an announcement could come in January, followed... Read more...
Everyone's waiting with bated breath for the GPU shortage to abate, with current models perpetually out of stock and gamers paying out the nose for ultra-scarce hardware just to play a bit of Halo. We might see some relief early next year though, in the form of new GPU releases -- especially if TSMC is right about... Read more...
Pop quiz: you're launching an online game, and you want to grow your player-base as fast as possible. What's the easiest way to do that? If you answered, "give my game away for free," congratulations, you win the grand prize. Unfortunately, it comes along with a free side of unscrupulous jerks. Unfortunately... Read more...
In a startling announcement, Twitter co-founder and now-former chief executive officer Jack Dorsey is leaving the social media service pretty much in wholesale fashion. He has already handed the reins to Parag Agrawal, who today assumed the role of CEO, and will also depart his spot on the board after his current term... Read more...
We have come a long way from the era of boomboxes, those large and unwieldy music systems like the one that Johnny Lawrence treated unkindly in Karate Kid and Lloyd Dobler held up in Say Anything (ah, the 1980s!). These days, portable speakers are much more compact and high tech. There's also a bunch of them on sale... Read more...
As Cyber Monday rages on we have more deals popping up, this time for laptops. For those who want to save some cash on a laptop for school, work, or fun (or any combination thereof) look no further as we have rounded up tantalizing deals on systems from HP, Lenovo, ASUS and Dell. The first Laptop on deck is the HP... Read more...
As you sort through the plethora of Cyber Monday deals that are out there, including bargains on gaming laptops, discounts on Motorola phones, and the such, be on the lookout for scammers hoping to capitalize on your holiday spending spree. This is a popular time of year for holiday scams, and such a big deal that the... Read more...
Thanks to a new deep neural network called ExoMiner, NASA has added a whopping 301 exoplanets that human eyes had missed. These exoplanets have been added to the 4,569 other planets that have been validated by NASA. NASA scientists, astronomers and researchers are always on the lookout for new exoplanets that may... Read more...
One of the throwbacks to the mid 2000s is the updated Motorola Razr, which takes us back to a time of Von Dutch hats, Paris Hilton at the peak of her popularity, and Myspace. The refreshed Razr is on sale for Cyber Monday, as are some other Motorola products. Let's have a look. The Motorola Razr 5G (Unlocked) is on... Read more...
Know what is even better than scoring a gaming laptop for a discount on Cyber Monday? Buying one on sale with a high-end display, whether that be a fancy OLED screen or a panel with a fast refresh rate. As it so happens, there are several options that fall into those categories, all marked down on Amazon for Cyber... Read more...
Don't miss a moment of the action this coming year with a GoPro HERO action cam, on sale now for Cyber Monday. Choose from three different HERO models that are all marked down on Amazon. The GoPro name has long been known for quality action cameras. Whether you are mounting one to a helmet cam and capturing your incredible flips while snowboarding Read more...
Do you hear coughing and wheezing sounds coming from your PC? If so, it might be time to finally retire that aging CPU you've been holding onto for such a long time and treat yourself to an upgrade (or a brand new PC build). Other than the videocard situation being what it is (crummy), now is an otherwise good time to... Read more...
With Thanksgiving over and the Black Friday rush over at many retailers, you might think the deals are over but we have some early Cyber Monday deals ahead of tomorrow's main etail event on Speakers, WiFi 6 Mesh networking systems and some other great PC tech gear. After taking the family out shopping, you should take... Read more...
Aliens are a real threat when it comes to space travel and research, but we aren't talking about chestbursters or facehuggers, probably. Earlier this month, researchers published a paper on the biological threat increasing space travel imposes on Earth and space. With the likes of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos sending... Read more...
A lunar orbiter meant to take pictures of the moon's surface turned its cameras on to Saturn and its rings recently. NASA's Reconnaissance Orbiter captured an image of Saturn as it looked down at the north face of the rings. NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) began its mission of capturing images of the moon... Read more...
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