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Now that Apple has broken up with Intel as part of a two-year transition plan to move away from x86 Core processor in favor of ts own Arm-based silicon, its former partner is free to speak its mind, and boy does Intel have some things to say. Intel did not hold back at Computex 2021, saying systems based on its CPUs... Read more...
The 20-year span between 1985 and 2005 saw the release of literally hundreds of classic game titles that were -- and are still -- beloved by millions of people around the world. From Super Mario Bros and The Legend of Zelda, to modern classics like Halo and Metal Gear Solid, most of gaming's biggest franchises... Read more...
Have you ever dealt with slow internet speeds and just became fed-up with the entire situation? Subsequently, have you thought of raising a ruckus somewhere to get your complaints heard and the situation rectified? Meet Aaron Epstein, a 90-year-old gentleman who became the hero of the internet for a day, after he took... Read more...
If you are reading this, then congratulations, you beat 2020. We are now onto 2021, and while it hopefully will not be quite as challenging as last year, it was not all bad. In particular, some big name games came out last year, including Cyberpunk 2077 (which is pretty fun and engaging if you get past the launch bugs). As we embark on a new Read more...
If there is one thing we can count on whenever hot new component hardware arrives, it's that it will not be long before Dell integrates it into their Alienware gaming systems. So naturally, with the release of Nvidia’s latest and greatest GeForce RTX 3080 and 3090 graphics cards, it was no surprise to see... Read more...
When one thinks of hacking and digital espionage, Wargames, Snowden, or even the Matrix may come up. Sometimes, the absurd plots from those sorts of movies may come to life. In this case, a Tesla employee turned down a Russian man who offered him $1 million in a scheme to upload malware to Teslas network. The employee... Read more...
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, is raising concerns about his social competitor, TikTok. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Mr. Zuckerberg has been railing against TikTok in public events and in private to President Trump himself. Last fall, Mr. Zuckerberg went to Washington D.C. to discuss... Read more...
Just over two years ago, Intel scored a major win in the talent department by hiring Jim Keller, a former AMD Ryzen chip engineer (among other accomplishments), to "accelerate [the] transformation" to "fundamentally change the way" silicon is built. It was an exciting announcement for Intel, but it will have to forge... Read more...
Gamers around long enough to remember the Nintendo Entertainment System game console will probably remember that one of the iconic games everyone seemed to have was Mike Tyson's Punch-Out. That video game debuted on the NES 33 years ago at the height of Tyson's fame. In a recent interview, Iron Mike said that he... Read more...
We've heard it more and more in the last several weeks; we're all in this together. While many people are working from home, there are a large number of students who are also trying to learn from home. Minecraft is a game that has been around for a long time, and it has announced free educational content in the... Read more...
We could be seeing a barrage of products from Apple that utilize mini LED technology. In a note to investors, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted Apple will release half a dozen mini LED products throughout this year and next, including a 27-inch iMac Pro, 14.1-inch MacBook Pro, 16-inch MacBook Pro, 12.9-inch iPad... Read more...
Companies like Qualcomm are trying their best to bring the future into the present with virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR) experiences. This requires a convergence of hardware and software. As it applies to the former, Qualcomm today announced its new Snapdragon XR2 platform... Read more...
While the construction of new nuclear powerplants in the United States (and in other countries) seems to be falling out of favor, the same cant be said for their use by the U.S. Military. The US Navy still relies on nuclear power for the bulk of its large warships. But while those ships are powered by nuclear fission... Read more...
Developer Purple Lamp Studios and publisher TNQ Nordic are bringing everyone's favorite sponge to modern consoles. We are of course talking about SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Reydrated, and over the weekend at Gamecom, TNQ Nordic provided around 12 minutes of actual gameplay footage, giving us a... Read more...
Sony's PlayStation Classic retro game console was never really the hit that people were expecting. The console is now down to an all-time low price of $24.99 on Amazon, which is a discount of $35 off Amazon's regular retail price of $59.99. The thing is that even the $59.99 price is a substantial discount off the... Read more...
Sony had hoped to capture the imaginations of gamers across the globe with its PlayStation Classic in the same way that Nintendo did with the NES Classic and SNES Classic. However, many gamers balked at the game lineup, its price tag, and emulation performance (among other things). Needless to say, within a month... Read more...
An auction for a netbook model from 2008 that is running Windows XP SP3 has fetched more than $1.3 million from its final bid, with the buyer owning quite possibly the most expensive laptop in the world. Why did it sell for so much? It contains half a dozen malware samples that have collectively caused over $95... Read more...
Google has been making greats strides to bring its Duplex reservation service to more states. For those not in the know,Google Duplexuses advanced artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically make reservations for you (i.e. dinner for two at a restaurant). You tell the Google Assistant where you want to eat, what... Read more...
In case youve been living under a Hulk-sized rock for the past week, then you know that Avengers: Endgame is now out in theaters. The sequel toAvengers: Infinity Waris on track to break all kinds of opening day box office records both domestic and global and has the potential become the biggest movie of all time at... Read more...
A high resolution render of Google's upcoming Pixel 3a handset has found its way to the web, and it looks similar to past leaks. It is also a familiar to design to anyone who has ever spied a Pixel device before. That's not shocking, since the Pixel 3a is an iterative upgrade, but it does seem clear that Google is not... Read more...
Samsung is taking somewhat of a risk by releasing the Galaxy Fold, one of the first smartphones with a folding display. From Samsung's vantage point, however, it is not so much a risky proposition as it is a building stone for the company's future, especially in light of the global smartphone market slowing down as of... Read more...
Nintendo Switch fans were excited last September when the Switch Online service launched. One of the most exciting features about the Switch Online service was that it broughtclassic games from the NES glory days that could be played via the service. Switch gamers who are also Amazon Prime subscribers can get a free... Read more...
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