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We’ve got another round of hot deals for you today, and they cover a rather eclectic range of tech products. You can find discounts on the latest M1 Mac Mini, Google’s venerable Pixel 3 XL, and Western Digital/SanDisk storage products. Apple M1 Mac Mini Up To $150 Off At Amazon The Mac mini was last refreshed in... Read more...
Activision and its legal team are apparently scrambling to remove key artwork from the web depicting Call of Duty: Vanguard, the unofficial name of the next CoD installment. It might as well be official, though, because the leaked artwork and where it came from leave little doubt that Activision has settled on a name... Read more...
Not everything has to be high-tech to perform dastardly deeds these days, and the same is true of malware. However, malware can slip by conventional security solutions using some email tricks and social engineering and still infect end-users, as Microsoft reports. This Tuesday, the Microsoft Security Intelligence... Read more...
Hey, good news, in case you missed it—Microsoft earlier this week announced it has completed its investigation of an annoyingly persistent printer exploit, and issued a series of patches to get rid of the problem. Ready for the bad news? Another similar security vulnerability has reared its ugly head, and Microsoft... Read more...
There are some games like Skyrim that have lived on thanks largely to a robust modding community. However, there is always a risk that one’s video game mods will be targeted by the original developers. Fans of the Grand Theft Auto series particularly run this risk. Several GTA mods were recently hit with a Digital... Read more...
In recent years, NVIDIA has been on a rapid ascent and has seen its market cap balloon to nearly $500 billion. It expanded its previous bread and butter gaming graphics GPU focus to the cloud, data center, AI/research, and embedded system (i.e., autonomous driving) markets. Much of that growth can be attributed to the... Read more...
It's barely been a month since Qualcomm came out with its Snapdragon 888+ system-on-chip (SoC), essentially a goosed version of the regular Snapdragon 888 that was introduced last December. The Snapdragon 888+ is not a next-gen chipset, though. That distinction belongs to the rumored Snapdragon 898 (or 895), which... Read more...
We guess it's better late than never, but OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T owners are finally gaining access to Android 11. The OnePlus 6 initially launched in early 2018 with Android 8.1 installed, while the OnePlus 6T debuted later that year with Android 9. OnePlus only released the third beta of its Android 11-based... Read more...
A recent Coreboot patch for a Chromebook development device featuring Alder Lake inside (codenamed "Brya") appears to have outlined some of the power limits of Intel's next-generation mobile processors. Included in the patch notes are PL1, PL2, and PL4 wattage ratings for Intel's Alder Lake-P and Alder Lake-M... Read more...
Google is trucking along with the development of its Android 12 operating system, and today it released the Beta 4 update. According to the Android 12 release schedule posted below, this month's release is the first that puts the mobile operating system in the "platform stability" phase. In other words, Google is no... Read more...
Earlier this year, we got to see some Unreal Engine 5 demos that had us rather excited for the technology coming to the gaming industry. As we creep closer to the launch of the game engine, we are beginning to find out games that will be running in Unreal Engine 5, such as S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2. S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2 is the... Read more...
Yesterday, criminal hackers stole approximately $600 million in varying cryptocurrencies from the PolyNetwork, a blockchain interoperability company. Now, in an interesting turn of events, the hackers have begun returning the stolen funds in what was to be one of the biggest cryptocurrency thefts ever. As it stands... Read more...
Is AMD's newly minted Radeon RX 6600 XT the most efficient cryptocurrency mining graphics card ever produced? It is probably too early to tell (considering the card only released to retail today), but according to a set of cryptocurrency mining hash rates and energy consumption figures posted to Reddit, it is the... Read more...
Digital security and cyber safety are paramount in an era where people are constantly out to make a quick buck and steal your information. Thus, Norton LifeLock and Avast agreeing to a merger to form a new cyber safety business comes as no surprise in the ever-shifting threat landscape. Announced yesterday, the... Read more...
We were hopeful about the supply of the Radeon RX 6600 XT thanks to comments made by PowerColor earlier this month. Leading up to the launch of the Radeon RX 6600 XT, PowerColor told us not only that cards would be available at MSRP almost immediately, but that "we will have plenty of cards on day one in the... Read more...
Microsoft is pretty confident that it has finally addressed the dreaded PrintNightmare that has been keeping IT admins awake at night. Okay, maybe that is a slight exaggeration. However, the vulnerability within Microsoft's Windows Print Spooler service has definitely been a recurring headache, and is seemingly fixed... Read more...
The “epilogue” of Destiny 2’s Season of the Splicer has finally arrived. While the overall epilogue storyline is hardly a surprise, many believe they have spotted an important hint about the future of the game. A long-lost character may be returning to Destiny 2. **WARNING: Major Spoilers Ahead** Guardians can kick... Read more...
Twitter has announced the winners of its first algorithmic bias bounty challenge, with the top prize going to Bogdan Kulynych, a graduate student at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne's Security and Privacy Engineering Lab. His submission showed how certain beauty filters could game the scoring... Read more...
Although all of Samsung's announcements for its latest Galaxy Unpacked event were leaked weeks ago, the company officially revealed the new products today. On the smartphone side, we have the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3. For smartwatches, there's the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. And some new buds... Read more...
Amazon has secured a lucrative contract dubbed 'WildandStormy' to supply its Amazon Web Services (AWS) to the United States National Security Agency (NSA), in a deal that could be worth as much as $10 billion when all is said and done. However, it might be premature for Amazon to celebrate the contract win—it's under... Read more...
It's no secret that Samsung plans to launch its new Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 smartphone later today. The devices have been making the rounds in leaked form for months and are highly anticipated by smartphone enthusiasts. However, OnePlus is apparently looking to make some waves of its own with a folding... Read more...
With the alien invasion of Fortnite island in full swing, what better way to fight fire with fire with another alien named Clark Kent? With new battle pass quests from Epic Games, players will restore Clark Kent’s memories and unlock his heroic gear. As part of Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7 Battle Pass, the new... Read more...
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