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Black Friday is a great time to splurge on hot tech items for ourselves -- a la new smartphones; perhaps a new PlayStation 5 if you can find one -- but it's also a great time to score deals for our loved ones that are in need. During this somewhat insufferable COVID-19 lull that has blanketed the country, many school... Read more...
It looks as though Rockstar Games is looking to make one of its biggest cash cows more accessible (and thus even more lucrative). Read Dead Redemption II is a popular game, mainly due to itsRed Dead Onlinecomponent. In order to keep the gravy train flowing, Red Dead Online will be available as a standalone game... Read more...
Official support for Windows 7 might have ended in January of this year, but software support for Microsoft's older operating system hasn't completely dried up yet. Google still fields the world's most popular web browser, Chrome, on the platform. Originally, that was due to change in July of 2021, but the... Read more...
Cyberpunk 2077news has been ramping up quite a bit in the past few weeks -- namely because of arecently announced delay-- but CD Projekt Red is giving us some more insight into the game leading up to its eventual launch. Today, we've getting another glimpse at Night City in all its ray traced glory. The video comes... Read more...
Intel's 10-nanometer Tiger Lake processors have one of the fastest CPU architectures available in Windows notebooks today. That's not to say they've got the fastest overall CPUs, though. There are competing mobile processors available with more cores and support for additional threads that are better suited for complex, multi-threaded tasks.... Read more...
Arm64 processors are making a big play for the laptop market thanks to Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs running Windows 10 on Arm and new Macs with theApple M1 SoC. One of the best-known software applications on the planet is Photoshop, and it must run using emulation with Windows 10 on Arm or with... Read more...
As the cybersecurity landscape evolves, so do the skilled attackers at every turn. Protecting devices from threats becomes a cat and mouse game, and there is always a new attack on the horizon. Security chips built into computers have tried to slow the attacks, such as Apples T2 chip, but even it has its flaws. Now... Read more...
The next-generationXbox and PlayStation consoles launched last week, but it looks like Bud Light felt left out? The design team at Bud Light decided to whip up a new console that combines two of our favorite things: beer and gaming gear. The BL6 is the worlds first ever self-cooling six pack that also plays video... Read more...
The Graphics Wars of 2020 continue to heat up. We already know most of the players on the field from both AMD and NVIDIA, but not all of the various models have been released into the wild yet. AMD talked a really big game when it announced the Big Navi family of Radeon RX 6000 graphics cards, which included the RX... Read more...
Apple is hitting the ground running today with the announcement of its very first custom Apple Silicon designed specifically for its MacBook line of laptops and Mac Mini desktops. Meet Apple M1, which is a new Arm-based SoC that Apple says delivers a significant boost in performance over the Intel processors that it... Read more...
Have you ever wanted a mini PCwith the form factor of a Nintendo Switch with features that were commonplace in devices from 15 years ago? GamePad Digital (GPD) could have you covered with the recently leaked GPD Win 3, a handheld Windows 10 machine powered by an Intel Tiger Lake processor. This... Read more...
The color blue is thought to have a calming effect on people, and it is widely reported that Microsoft purposely chose it for that reason, for crashing errors in Windows. Except at this point, running into a blue screen of death (BSOD) error is anything but calming. And it still happens. In fact, a couple of... Read more...
Developers are making a big deal about "next-gen gaming," in large part because the Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 are about to hit. Likewise, on PC we have new graphics card launches from AMD (Radeon RX 6000 series) and NVIDIA (GeForce RTX 30 series). One of the upcoming games that will attempt to make use of... Read more...
Machine learning is everywhere. Voice and handwriting recognition, medical diagnoses, digital assistants (like the Google Assistant or Siri) and self driving cars are just a scratch in the surface of all the different means and methods by which machines infer, learn, grow and seemingly think on their own. NVIDIA is incredibly invested in machine... Read more...
Googles Project Zero team, which is tasked with discovering 0-day vulnerabilities, has uncovered an exploit in the Windows kernel that can lead to sandbox escape or privilege escalation. The bug, given CVE-2020-17087, is of the buffer overflow type in the Windows Kernel Cryptography Driver (CNG.sys) and... Read more...
If you have your mind set on getting a new gaming rig in the next few weeks -- perhaps with a Ryzen 5000 Series CPU and a Radeon RX 6800 Series GPU inside -- you're going to expect peak performance in just about any game that you throw at it. However, chances are that you might have some software applications lurking... Read more...
Earlier this month, Microsoft officially updated Windows 10with a refreshed design for the Start Menu in the October Update. It seems that this is not the only refreshed designMicrosoft has in store, however. There are now rumors that Microsoft is planning a Windows 10 UI refresh during the... Read more...
The war of the Watch Dogs series has always been fought in two parts -- physically with weapons and by proxy in the online space. In the original, which took place in Chicago, hacker Aiden Pearce, aided by the DedSec crew, hacks just about any device in his vicinity on his quest to make up for the loss of his niece... Read more...
Early in September, Microsoft announced the loomingend of support for Adobe Flash Player in the Edge browser as we close out 2020 into 2021. We are now creeping toward the end of 2020, and Flash is finally beginning to get the boot. Microsoft has released an update to remove Adobe Flash from Windows and prevent... Read more...
Tell us if you've heard this one before... Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed again. Once we heard thatCyberpunk 2077 had gone gold, we had wrongfullyassumedthat we wouldn't be faced with any more potential delays. But CD Projekt Red today confirmed our worst fears, indicating that the game will no longer be released on... Read more...
Microsoft Flight Simulator has been universally lauded for combining gorgeous graphics with realistic flight controls, but one thing missing is a virtual reality mode. Not for long. Microsoft started accepting signups for a closed beta in VR earlier this month, and the company says it is on track to begin testing the... Read more...
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