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Over the weekend at the BLAST R6 Manchester Major, Ubisoft announced its upcoming R6 Membership, which elicited a round of boos from those in attendance. Ubisoft unveiled the new membership plan during the companys reveal of the roadmap and plans for Y9S2 - Operation New Blood. On the online announcement page for... Read more...
LEGOs are great for a plethora of things, such as building cool model trains, determining where exactly your feet are positioned while walking in a dark room, or building a six-foot replica of a GeForce GTX 690. Besides building GPUs, though, did you know LEGOs can be used to help GPUs? One creative Redditor at... Read more...
It should go without saying but do not lick your Nintendo Switch cartridges, blow vape smoke into your Xbox consoles, or generally follow any internet trend. This is especially true for any trend that necessitates a company putting out a formal warning if and when it goes viral, even if there is no real scientific... Read more...
AI processing is a super heavy computing task that requires tens of thousands of dollars of graphics cards, right? Well, no, actually. AI tools come in all kinds of forms and sizes, and there are plenty that can run in real-time on a phone SoC. One of the most popular client applications of generative AI is local... Read more...
Audiophiles on Pixel 8 and other Android phones may have a reason to rejoicesupport for lossless USB audio is coming to a future Android 14 version. While it's not a huge deal for most consumers, we think that this initiative is a potential win for Google over the competition. The Pixel 8 series will add support... Read more...
A Redditor has shared a video showcasing an exquisitely made palm sized retro-PC. The desktop looks very much like one of the beige machines we used to covet back in the 90s, alongside a vivid Sony Trinitron CRT. However, the true scale of this design is shown by the placement of a penny, and we also see this... Read more...
A redditor has posted some images and screenshots from a PC system they thought was packing one of Intel's newest flagship processors. However, there is a jarring disconnect between the CPU photos and screenshots from PC sysinfo software tools. The redditor says they bought an Intel Core i9-13900K, but... Read more...
Quake II is the latest classic first-person shooter to be remastered by Night Dive Studios, and the company did a bang-up job on the title, subtly improving the lighting, assets, and gameplay in ways that remain faithful to the original and patch up problems in the 1997 game's design while adding extra content. Like... Read more...
Slightly modified NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Founders Edition graphics cards appear to have made it through the channels to the public. The welcome change we see here is a tweak to the controversial 16-pin power connector, also known as the 12VHPWR connector. From a set of photographs shared by a PC enthusiast on social... Read more...
It is that time of year again when families head out for Fourth of July festivities, to reach a climactic end with a panoramic view of fireworks exploding in the night sky. While many will want to just sit back and take in the magnificent view, others will want to capture them on a camera so they can look back on a... Read more...
You remember a couple of months ago when Twitter cut off free API access and all those cool Twitter services that you liked immediately died off? The wacky gimmick bots and third-party trend analysis services just vanished overnight. Well, it looks like Reddit is in love with the results of that change, because it's... Read more...
Google has some big hardware plans for the next few weeks, with a foldable, a budget smartphone, and a tablet all dropping within weeks of each other. Google pre-announced the tablet, predictably known as the Pixel Tablet, at last year's Google I/O. We won't have to wait for this year's I/O to get all the details... Read more...
A computer programmer and PC enthusiast with a penchant for fanless builds has caused a stir with some home-made cooling modifications. The redditor found that their Streacom DB4 Fanless ITX Case wasnt quite up to cooling and calming a powerful AMD Ryzen 9 7950X. So, taking things into their own hands, they... Read more...
Capcoms Resident Evil 2 and 3 PC remakes have taken a step back in graphical fidelity, as ray tracing has been removed from their graphical options. The change was spotted by gamers just ahead of the weekend, but at the time of writing we dont know whether this retrograde step was made on purpose. The curious... Read more...
Every new generation of smartphones has some sort of fancy gimmick as a selling point, and one of the key features of Samsung's Galaxy S22 Ultra was "Space Zoom". (It's also present on the Galaxy S23.) The idea is that the phone has a 100x electronic zoom ability due to the insanely high 200-megapixel resolution of... Read more...
The full moon can be an awe-inspiring sight, but capturing that vibe accurately isn't easy. Snapping a picture of the moon with your average smartphone will return a little white blob, but for the last few years, "Space Zoom" on select Samsung phones has provided what appear to be higher-quality images of Earth's... Read more...
Half-Life 2might be the new "Can it runDOOM?" It may be hard to believe, but Valve's magnum opus is now 19 years old which some would argue even makes it worthy of the "Retro" moniker. To show how far computing has come, one person decided to try running it on a Raspberry Pi 4, and lo and behold, it works! Taking... Read more...
A modder is enjoying casting spells by gesturing with a physical wireless wand peripheral in the new Hogwarts Legacy game on PC. The ingenious project is described by its originator, Redditor / YouTuber / GitHubber Thats So Mo (who we will just call Mo from now on) via his social media channels. If you are... Read more...
An unbranded NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 built into a blower-style cooling shroud has been put through a handful of tests by a PC enthusiast. Redditor BottleneckEvader shared a variety of images of the graphics card, a few sys-info screenshots, and a pair of 3DMark tests. His summary is that this 2-slot curiosity... Read more...
There are a lot of exotic custom PC build concepts that we love to obsess over. Whether its a mineral oil aquarium bath or a steampunk bourbon barrel, PC building can be an incredible outlet for creativity and engineering. Integrating a high-end gaming PC into a desk is another fun challenge among these lines, and... Read more...
The new NVIDIA RTX 4090 is the undisputed king of PC graphics right now, but these spendy $1,600 cards may have a fatal flaw. Reports of melting 16-pin power adapters are piling up, and NVIDIA says it's investigating the issuethings might be getting even more complicated, though. Some users have started reporting... Read more...
If you keep up with hardware news and reviews like ours, then you're no doubt already aware that AMD's Ryzen 7000-series processors run hot by design, and they can be pretty power-thirsty, too. In ages past, we'd fix a problem like this through undervolting, and that's exactly what Reddit user MyKillK has done with... Read more...
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