News

Search 2020
January February March April May June July August September October November December

All News for February 2020

A rare Nintendo PlayStation prototype is up for sale, and the bids are flying in at a furious pace. Wait, a Nintendo PlayStation… what the heck is that? Decades ago, Nintendo tasked Sony with developing a CD-ROM add-on for the wildly popular SNES game console. The resultant frankensystem combined the hardware of the... Read more...
Jerry Rig Everything (JRE) has long been taking smartphones and putting them through rigorous to see how durable they are. One of the most annoying things for many smartphone users is a screen that scratches easily. After Samsung touted how durable its thin and flexible glass was, being able to withstand 200,000... Read more...
“Dark mode” or “night mode” has long been popular with tech users. It is also now increasingly being adopted by major apps and operating systems. However, is dark mode simply an aesthetic preference or can it provide benefits to users? Companies and services like Google, Apple, and Facebook offer or plan to offer dark... Read more...
Microsoft recently released another update that has caused additional issues for computer users. The KB4524244 update was released earlier in the week and was intended to be a security update for all versions of Windows 10 except 1507 and 1511. The only thing in the KB4524244 update was a fix for third-party UEFI boot... Read more...
Bluetooth is a wireless protocol that we take for granted these days. It's enabled in most of our smart devices including smartphones (where we can perform hands-free calls in our cars) to our smartwatches (allowing Apple users to automatically unlock their Macs with an Apple Watch), to wirelessly connecting our mice... Read more...
Gamers all around the world want details on Sony's forthcoming PlayStation 5 console as the next-gen gaming hardware is set to launch this holiday season. A PlayStation fan was perusing the Japanese PlayStation site and noticed a new icon atop the page to the left of the PS4, PS4 Pro, PS VR, and headphone icons. The... Read more...
In our testing of AMD's monstrous Ryzen Threadripper 3990X processor, we slapped the beastly high-end desktop (HEDT) chip into an ASUS ROG Zenith II Extreme motherboard, and fired up the latest build of Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, with all updates and patches installed. We saw excellent results. However, a question has... Read more...
Another Microsoft Patch Tuesday has come and gone. Ninety-nine flaws in total were addressed during this major patch. Unfortunately, the update does not provide a blanket fix for all ninety-nine issues. There are various prerequisites before some users will be able to install a patch for a secure boot... Read more...
The rickroll is an internet classic. It's been around since 2007 and is still going strong. Just as soon as we forget about the good old rickroll, it comes back and catches us unaware. Case in point is that the official Fortnite Twitter account just rickrolled fans by posting a video that is captioned "Watch How This... Read more...
Motorola is famous for making relatively inexpensive smartphones with plenty of features and useful software tweaks to the Android OS (or in this case, Android One). One of the more popular recent options from the company is Motorola One Action, and you can read our review of the smartphone here. The One Action is... Read more...
Borderlands has a new in-game event going on that will allow players to win special loot for Broken Hearts Day. During the event that runs through February 20, gamers can help Maurice in Sanctuary III to complete challenges and earn rewards. What players will need to do is shoot down floating hearts around enemies... Read more...
Late last year, Apple performed a major update to its flagship MacBook Pro family with the release of a new 16-inch model. The company kept the same Intel Coffee Lake processors, but included a number of key updates including a replacement for the failure-prone and unloved butterfly keyboard. Apple's 13-inch... Read more...
Some powerful gaming laptops are on the horizon. AMD is promising big things from its Ryzen 4000 "Renoir" APUs, and Intel is prepping a lineup of Comet Lake silicon. As it pertains to the latter, a leaked benchmark entry highlights a laptop configuration with a 10th generation Intel Core i9-10980HK Comet Lake-H CPU... Read more...
This will come as little consolation to early GeForce NOW adopters, but that whole messy situation with Activision-Blizzard abruptly pulling its titles from the game streaming service right after its public launch? Well aw shucks, folks, it was just a simple "misunderstanding." In short, NVIDIA thought the agreement... Read more...
First ... Prev 3 4 5 6 7 Next ... Last