PS5 and Gran Turismo 7 Price and Release Dates; Leak From Reliable Source
Jacob Blazewicz, yesterday, 23:35
There are rumors about the price and release date of PlayStation 5. One PSErebus states that the new Sony console will debut in America on November 20, 2020 and will cost the same as Xbox Scarlett. The user also referred to a handful of other rumors circulating on the web.
Jason Schreier: „Google Stadia Looks Like a Monumental Flop”
Jacob Blazewicz, yesterday, 22:25
Jason Schreier from Kotaku has received information about the pre-premiere sales of Google Stadia. The new Google service is said to have done worse than expected and, according to the journalist, could be a „monumental flop”.
Google Stadia Reviews - Disappointing for Now, but has Potential
Laty, yesterday, 13:36
Google Stadia video game streaming service is now available on the market. Does the new product have a chance to stand out against other platforms? The first reviews have appeared on the Internet, which enables us to answer this question.
Smart Toilet is the Future - Let Your Potty Run a Medical Checkup
Julia Dragovic, yesterday, 13:33
Today is the World Toilet Day. What will the toilet of the future look like? First of all, healthy. Bloo has just created an advertising campaign that will answer this question more broadly. And by the way, it will make you doubt capitalism again.
We Know What PlayStation 5's DualShock 5 Will Look Like
Laty, 18 November 2019, 21:58
Today, for the first time officially, we had the opportunity to see the new DualShock 5. The Japanese patent office has published the graphics, which were supplied by Sony along with the documentation. At first sight, the new model does not differ much from its predecessor.
Nvidia Believes it Made Ray-tracing in PS5 and Xbox Scarlett Possible
Bart Swiatek, 18 November 2019, 14:09
Jen-Hsun „Jensen” Huang, CEO of Nvidia, said in a press interview that the handling of ray-tracing in next-generation consoles is indirectly due to his company.
Brave - New Browser For Those Who Value Privacy
Bebop, 15 November 2019, 21:12
Brave 1.0 Browser is a proposal for people who want to protect their privacy. According to its creators, it works faster and offers more security than some of its competitors. It can be downloaded for free on PC and mobile devices.
Here's a Gaming HDMI Cable with RGB for Almost $200
Laty, 15 November 2019, 15:04
Vivify launches an HDMI cable with LED backlighting. If you are still not satisfied with the number of LEDs on your gaming rig, this cable can be the fulfillment of your most secret dreams.
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Reviews - New King of Performance
Laty, 15 November 2019, 14:51
Here are the results of pre-release testing of AMD Ryzen 9 3950X processors, which will be available on November 25. AMD tries to fill the gap in the desktop segment by presenting an extremely powerful chipset available to common mortals.
Xbox Scarlett Bets on Power, Price and Backward Compatibility
Jacob Blazewicz, 15 November 2019, 11:52
Phil Spencer and Aaron Greenberg from Microsoft commented on the Xbox Scarlett console. They did not reveal any specifics, but assured us that the company had learned from Xbox One's debut and that the new platform would be able to hold its ground in terms of both power and price.
Project xCloud Coming to PC and Other Devices
Bart Swiatek, 14 November 2019, 21:53
Microsoft is planning intensive development of the Project xCloud streaming platform. The test version of the service will feature several dozen new games. Next year, the platform will also be available to PC owners with Windows 10. It will be possible to play the game with the use of various wireless controllers.
German Media Markt Presents its Own Concept of PS5
Bart Swiatek, 14 November 2019, 12:30
The German branch of the Media Markt store chain has presented its own idea for the look and feel of PlayStation 5. The designers' concept radically differs from the previously revealed photographs of the developer version of the device.
Check Whether Your PC Can Handle Ray-Tracing With This Crytek Benchmark
Jacob Blazewicz, 13 November 2019, 22:59
Crytek has released Neon Noir, a free benchmark for ray-tracing testing. Application based on the demo from GDC 2019 enables us to check this technology on popular graphics cards.
Bug in Facebook App Switched on the Camera Without User's Knowledge
Bart Swiatek, 13 November 2019, 13:17
In one of the latest versions of the Facebook app for iOS, there was a bug, which in some cases resulted in the camera starting automatically. There is no evidence that the program was recording or taking pictures of something. The error was fixed in yesterday's update.
Windows 10 November 2019 Update is Here; Performance Improvements?
Bart Swiatek, 13 November 2019, 11:10
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 owners can now download the new Windows 10 November 2019 Update. The patch is designed to improve several important features, such as a calendar or file browser, and also to improve performance - especially on some processors.
New Problem for Intel - Zombieload Vulnerability in Cascade Lake CPU
Bart Swiatek, 13 November 2019, 10:29
Researchers working for several European organisations and universities have revealed another variant of the Zombieload gap. An attack using it enables one to steal information after several dozen seconds of contact with the computer. Vulnerability to this type of hack was detected in Intel processors (also new units from the Cascade Lake line).
YouTube Will be Able to Close Accounts That Bring no Profits
Laty, 12 November 2019, 20:22
Removable SSD Like Cartridges? PS5 May Have Some Interesting Patents
Laty, 12 November 2019, 19:36
Sony has registered a new patent in Brazil called „PlayStation Cartridge”. It is highly likely that the new PlayStation 5 will have replaceable SSD.
Launch of Nvidia Ampere GPU Scheduled for June 2020
qjin, 12 November 2019, 13:47
Recent leaks suggest that Nvidia is about to officially introduce the Ampere chipset in March next year at the GTC (GPU Technology Conference). A few months later, GeForce RTX 3070 and 3080 (Ti) graphics cards are to debut at Computex.
The Price of Nintendo Switch Won't Change
Adrian Werner, 12 November 2019, 13:28
Nintendo CEO announced that there are no plans to reduce the price of the Switch console. The company does not want to reduce the value of this hardware platform in the eyes of customers.
Bill Gates: Windows Mobile Was Brought Down by the U.S. Government
Laty, 09 November 2019, 23:26
Bill Gates believes that everyone would now be using Windows Mobile on their smartphones, not Android, if nt for US Department of Justice, which distracted him when it opened an antitrust investigation against Microsoft.
AMD: Fast Ryzen 9 3950X, Cheap Athlon 3000G and Powerful 3970X and 3960X Threadrippers
Laty, 08 November 2019, 23:27
AMD has announced the new CPU from Threadripper and Athlon family, as well as the long-awaited third-gen flagship, Ryzen 9 3950X. The new processors will be available for sale on November 25 (except for Athlon, which will be available on the market on November 19).
Trend Micro Employee Stole and Traded Customer Data
Laty, 08 November 2019, 13:18
Trend Micro is a large corporation and one of the leaders in the cyber security industry. Its employee committed data theft of nearly 70,000 users, including telephone numbers. It is not known which company the acquired information was sold to.
Google Stadia App is Now Available on Android
Paul Wozniak, 07 November 2019, 23:52
From now on, holders of Google Stadia subscriptions can download a dedicated app for Android devices. It enables you to set up your account, view games or connect your social profiles to the service.
Microsoft Invents an Alternative to Discs and Hard Drives
Laty, 07 November 2019, 13:33
We are probably witnessing the start of a new era of data storing. The engineers from the „Silica” project in cooperation with Warner Bros. managed to write a copy of „Superman” from 1978 on a quartz glass tile. Interestingly, the tile is extremely durable, and its size is only 75 x 75 and 2 mm thick.
20TB HDDs Coming Out Next Year; 50TB Available by the End of 2026
Laty, 07 November 2019, 12:53
Seagate launched the 16TB HDD this year, but the company has not decided to stop there and continues to develop HDD technology. Last week, it announced that 18 and 20 TB versions will be available in 2020, and by the end of 2026, a 50 TB model will be available on the market.
4K Users Remain Few and Far Between - Steam's October Survey
Milosz Szubert, 06 November 2019, 15:17
Valve has published the results of its October Steam survey. According to the company, the number of users of Windows 10, Nvidia GPU and Intel CPU is constantly growing. Interestingly, people using 4K resolution are still rare.
New AMD Ryzen 4000 CPU in 2020
Paul Wozniak, 06 November 2019, 14:44
AMD CEO Lisa Su confirmed that the first versions of the new Ryzen 4000 series of CPU from AMD will be available in early 2020. Shortly after, new chipsets based on Zen 3 architecture will be released.
RDR2 PC Benchamarks Confirm the Game's Hunger for Resources
Adrian Werner, 06 November 2019, 14:21
Benchmarks of the PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2 have appeared on the web. They confirm that at maximum settings the game requires very strong hardware.
Adobe Photoshop Debuts on iPad With a Free Trial Period
qjin, 05 November 2019, 14:55
Today was the launch of Adobe Photoshop on iPads running the iPadOS 13.1 operating system. The application is available for download at Apple store, and for the first month you can use it for free.
Mozilla Will Automatically Hide Some Notifications in Firefox
Konrad Serafinski, 05 November 2019, 14:50
Mozilla is working on a function that automatically hides notifications (so-called permission requests) in the Firefox browser. In the future, the „not now” option will replace „never”, which will permanently eliminate the problem of tiring messages.
Core i9 10000 vs AMD Ryzen 3000 - 10 Cores and 20 Threads in Intel's 10th Gen
Laty, 05 November 2019, 13:38
Intel prepares a response to the successful AMD Ryzen 3000 Series CPU and develops its own 10th generation chipsets with more cores and threads. The new processors will use LGA 1200 socket and Intel 400 Series chipset.
Russia Introduces Internet Censorship
Laty, 04 November 2019, 16:15
A new law related to Internet came into force in Russia on November 1, and it may be the beginning of mass surveillance of users on the web. The government has the ability to block content and even filter the things we can browse. The bill is designed to protect Russia from cyber attacks.
Virtual Assistant Alexa May Help Solve a Murder Case
Milosz Szubert, 04 November 2019, 14:23
Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa may have witnessed a murder. The case in question is that of Adam Crespo, a Florida resident, who was accused of murdering his partner. Intelligent Echo speakers probably recorded some essential information.
Google Buys Fitbit for Over $2 Billion
Adrian Werner, 04 November 2019, 13:26
Google has announced its intention to acquire Fitbit, a company specializing in the production of fitness trackers and smartwatches.
Twitter Will Soon Block Paid Political Ads; Facebook Won't
Bart Swiatek, 31 October 2019, 20:26
Twitter will soon block the possibility of publishing paid political ads. According to the company, they enable manipulation of public opinion. Facebook has recently taken a diametrically different stance on the issue.
iPhone Sales Dropping, but Apple has Reasons to be Satisfied
Konrad Serafinski, 31 October 2019, 14:43
Apple boasted its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2019. The company recorded a record-breaking revenue despite the fact that iPhone sales continue to drop. Services and iPads are on the rise.
Vatican and Acer Present eRosary; Already Available in Sale
Julia Dragovic, 30 October 2019, 14:27
A not obvious cooperation between the Holy See and Acer resulted in the Click To Pray eRosary. A digital rosary and fitness band in one is compatible with the papal application improving prayer recitation. Since yesterday the gadget is available in stores, but do not take out your wallets just yet.
PS4 Becomes Second Best-selling Console Ever; Sony is Disappointed
Bebop, 30 October 2019, 14:25
Sony revealed a financial report, according to which PS4 became the second best-selling home console in history. PS2 is still in the first place. The Japanese company expected better results.
AMD Bares its Teeth Challenging Intel's Dominance on Other Markets
Jacob Blazewicz, 29 October 2019, 17:36
AMD is doing better and better in the CPU market. Evidence comes in the form of a report from Korea, where the company for the first time topped Intel in the segment of ready-made computers. In Europe, on the other hand, AMD CPUs sell almost twice as good as last year.
Xiaomi Announces Smartwatch. Google Will Buy Fitbit to Make its Own?
Bart Swiatek, 29 October 2019, 13:12
Xiaomi is likely to present its original smartphone soon, based on the WearOS Mi Watch system, which looks a lot like Apple Watch. Google is also interested in entering the market of this type of equipment - according to Reuters agency, the company is conducting talks on the acquisition of Fitbit.
Apple AirPods Pro - High Price and Flood of Memes
Konrad Serafinski, 29 October 2019, 12:47
Apple introduced AirPods Pro. The product met with a mixed reception among potential buyers - mainly due to its price and appearance. As you can easily guess, the net is now swarming with memes.
Sony Applies for PS6, PS7, PS8, PS9 and PS10 Trademarks
Konrad Serafinski, 29 October 2019, 10:00
Sony has applied for trademarks in Japan for PS6, PS7, PS8, PS9 and PS10. There are of course only placeholders, but it is worth noting that the company only once registered more than one trademark. It was in 2006 with PS4 and PS5.
Xbox Scarlett for Holidays 2020; Microsoft Launches Console Replacement Program
Michael Kulakowski, 28 October 2019, 23:53
In several selected countries, Microsoft started offering an installment plan called Xbox All Access, designed for new Xbox One users, with the possibility of free hardware replacement on the next-generation console. Its terms and conditions confirm that Xbox Scarlett will debut in stores at the end of 2020.
GeForce GTX 1660 Super and GTX 1650 Super - New Nvidia GPUs Inbound
Agnes Adamus, 28 October 2019, 11:35
Two new graphics cards coming in from Nvidia. The specs of GeForce GTX 1660 Super and GeForce GTX 1650 Super GPUs are now available on the web. New cards will hit the store shelves this year.
First Power Up and Use of an Intel Xe GPU
Paul Wozniak, 27 October 2019, 00:06
Intel CEO Bob Swan announced that the company has powered up and launched a GPU using the Xe architecture for the first time. However, we do not know how the device performed in tests, but Intel has already announced that in 2021 we will see 7 nm GPUs on the market.
World's Smallest Camera Can Fit in a... Vein
Bart Swiatek, 25 October 2019, 13:41
OmniVision presented OV6948 - the smallest camera available commercially on the market. The device will help, among others, doctors, veterinarians and crime scenes analysts. The device found its place in the Guinness Book of Records.
Forced Dark Mode, Tab Preview - New Features in Chrome Version 78
Bart Swiatek, 24 October 2019, 14:38
Google has released the new version of the Chrome browser, numbered 78. The list of new features includes a partial preview of open tabs and the integration of Password Safety into the program itself.
Using Smartphone in the Bathroom? Research Shows That Most of Us Do
Julia Dragovic, 24 October 2019, 14:10
A recent study by Bank My Cell shows which sex and which generations use the phones most when sitting on the toilet. Spoiler: the winners are, of course, the millennials.
Windows 10: Game Bar Gets FPS Counter
Konrad Serafinski, 24 October 2019, 11:52
Microsoft has made a few improvements to the Game Bar. After the October update, the bar will show, among other things, the frame rate counter and Xbox achievements.