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PlayStation Boycotts Facebook as Part of #StopHateForProfit

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 July 2020, 16:44

Sony Interactive Entertainment has decided to temporarily suspend its PlayStation-related Facebook and Instagram activities. This is another company that has supported #StopHateForProfit in the fight against disinformation and hate speech.

Asus' RTX 3080 Ti ROG Strix Photos Leaked

Sodar, 03 July 2020, 14:16

A leaked photo allegedly shows a new GPU from Asus. Markings suggest that it could be the ROG Strix version of RTX 3080 Ti.

„Master” and „Slave” Will be Scrapped? Twitter Changes Terminology

Bart Swiatek, 03 July 2020, 13:15

Twitter engineers want to replace some IT and programming terminology with other phrases, namely words that are associated with racism or that are clearly assigned to a single gender.

Over 90% of Windows 10 Users Use Old Version of the System

Sodar, 02 July 2020, 18:44

It turns out that the May update of Windows 10 (build 2004) has reached a small number of users. Most of them still use older versions of Microsoft's system from last year.

Apple's Chinese Problems; Thousands of Games Without Updates

Smoczy, 02 July 2020, 15:59

Apple had to suspend updates for thousands of games from the App Store in China due to the lack of proper license from the Chinese government. What does this mean for iPhone developers?

Hackers From Anonymous Join the Attack on TikTok

mikos, 02 July 2020, 14:09

The group known as Anonymous claims that TikTok is a tool used by the Chinese government to spy and contains numerous security gaps.

Discord Breaks With the Image of Being a Paltform for Gamers

Sodar, 01 July 2020, 14:54

Discord has so far been associated mainly with conversations of players during online games. Now this is to change. The program will be profiled more towards a universal communicator for the community.

Users Report Samsung Galaxy Smartphones are Getting Flooded With Ads

Smoczy, 01 July 2020, 14:27

More and more users of Samsung Galaxy smartphones complain about the large number of ads. They appear in many of the deafault apps.

PS5's Backward Compatibility With PS1, PS2 and PS3 Unconfirmed

mikos, 01 July 2020, 12:45

Sony focuses on making as many PS4 games as possible compatible with PS5, but remains silent about older platforms.

Windows 10 Update Improves Performance of Some Gaming PCs

Michael Kulakowski, 30 June 2020, 22:02

The May Windows 10 update, which has still not been made available to all system users, has a new feature. In theory, it will even provide a 10% increase in PC performance in some games.

Nintendo CEO Apologizes to Customers

Michael Kulakowski, 30 June 2020, 21:43

At the meeting with investors, the CEO of Nintendo for the first time apologized to Nintendo Switch owners for problems with Joy-Con controllers. For three years now, console users have been complaining about malfunctioning analog sticks and constant problems with pads' connectivity, but so far they have been ignored by the Japanese company.

Ryzens Hits it Big on The European Hardware Awards

mikos, 30 June 2020, 15:05

AMD is reaping the fruits of its CPU development and has just won numerous awards at The European Hardware Awards for 2020.

Microsoft Enables Free Data Recovery in Windows 10

mikos, 30 June 2020, 14:04

Microsoft offers its own solution for recovering deleted files in Windows 10. For free.

Nvidia Prepares New Version of GeForce GTX 1650 - Ultra

Bart Swiatek, 30 June 2020, 11:20

A product card discovered in a Chinese store suggests that Nvidia could launch another GPU for low-end users - the GeForce GTX 1650 Ultra. The chipset will have lower specs than the GTX 1650 Super.

Epic Games Engineer on PS5: A Masterpiece of System Design"

Bart Swiatek, 30 June 2020, 10:54

Two employees of Epic Games - Vice President of Engineering, Nick Penwarden, and Kim Liberi's Chief Technology Officer - have complimented the power and capabilities of PS5.

Experts Warn: Do Not Use TikTok

Smoczy, 29 June 2020, 19:52

More and more reports indicate that TikTok can access huge amounts of data without the user's knowledge, as well as read the contents of the clipboard.

No More Data Encryption? Controversial US Government Bill

Sodar, 29 June 2020, 16:14

The U.S. Government intends to introduce legislation to address vulnerabilities in the encryption of software used in the country. Back doord hidden in the code would enable the government services to fight crime more effectively.

PS5 Concepts Inspired by Cyberpunk 2077, Ghost of Tsushima and Horizon Forbidden West

Bart Swiatek, 29 June 2020, 12:20

Several fan-made visualizations appeared on the web, presenting fictional collector's editions of PS5, inspired by Cyberpunk 2077, Horizon: Forbidden West and Ghost of Tsushima.

Lockhart - New Unofficial Info on Xbox Series X's Smaller Brother

qjin, 28 June 2020, 19:40

New unofficial information has leaked about the Xbox Series S console, previously known under the code name Lockhart, which is to be a cheaper version of Xbox Series X. We learned a partial specification of Microsoft's device.

AC: Valhalla for Free With AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs

qjin, 28 June 2020, 18:44

We learned unofficially that AMD will soon announce another special offer that will include a video game gift added to the Ryzen 3000 CPUs. The title in question will be Assassin's Creed: Valhalla, the upcoming installment of Ubisoft's popular series.

Here's a Mini Gaming PC Based on Raspberry Pi

Smoczy, 26 June 2020, 15:20

A player created a miniature PC based on Raspberry Pi. Is it possible to play on this tiny device?

Help NASA Drive Curiosity Rover

Sodar, 25 June 2020, 15:39

The Martian rover Curiosity needs your help. Ai4Mars web application was created to improve the algorithms of the AI driving vehicles on Mars.

Ryzen R9 3900XT Only Slightly More Efficient Than 3900X

qjin, 25 June 2020, 13:47

The official presentation of AMD Ryzen 3000XT CPUs, a refreshment of the Matisse series, is behind us. Now, even before their launch in stores, the CPUs have appeared, including the top-shelf Ryzen R9 3900XT, in the Geekbench benchmark database, so we got to know their performance. What increase can we expect?

Microsoft Edge Imports Data From Firefox Without User Consent

Smoczy, 24 June 2020, 18:16

More and more dissatisfied users say that Microsoft Edge imports data from other browsers without their knowledge.

Misleading Comparison of Intel and AMD CPU

mikos, 24 June 2020, 17:59

Slides have leaked into the web, where Intel compares with AMD and claims that its laptop CPUs are more efficient in video games. However, Internet users do not fully agree with this.

Microsoft Defender Launches on Android

Sodar, 24 June 2020, 14:39

Microsoft Defender ATP, a security app that so far has been used mainly on desktop systems, has also been launched on mobile platforms. For Android it is now available in the public preview version.

Apple Embarrasses Google and Samsung - Old iPhones Get Updates

Smoczy, 23 June 2020, 13:05

Apple has announced that it will upgrade its iOS system to version 14 for 16 device models. Updates will be available for smartphones even from 2015 - e.g. iPhone 6S.

Chrome Will Use Less RAM on Windows 10

Bart Swiatek, 22 June 2020, 12:49

The new version of Chrome browser will use less memory. Google's programmers will use a different way of managing RAM - the so-called SegmentHeap, known from Microsoft Edge.

GeForce RTX 3000 - Nvidia Ampere Benchmark Leaked

qjin, 21 June 2020, 17:10

The first benchmark of Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3000 graphics card leaked to the Internet. The result comes from the 3DMark Time Spy benchmark database, but the Ampere family chip was not detected correctly, so it is not clear which top model is affected (RTX 3080 or RTX 3090). What performance increase can be expected?

PS5 - Factory Photo Suggests Console's Actual Size

Paul Wozniak, 21 June 2020, 16:43

A photo of Sony's factory workers has appeared on the web, where one of them is most likely holding a PlayStation 5, so we can see the theoretical size of the device.

Microsoft's Ex-employee: No Way PS5 Would Cost More Than $499

Sodar, 19 June 2020, 16:46

According to former Microsoft's Xbox Executive Director Albert Penello, PlayStation 5 shouldn't cost more than $499.

Chrome Extensions Stole User Data

mikos, 19 June 2020, 13:36

More than 70 different extensions and add-ons have been found spying on and sending sensitive data of Google Chrome users, according to Reuters UK.

Australia Under Massive Cyber Attack From Another State

Bart Swiatek, 19 June 2020, 13:19

The Australian Prime Minister reported that his country was attacked by hackers. The perpetrators were most likely acting in the service of another, unspecified country. The cyber attack affected many entities in a variety of sectors - from government, through basic services and services, industry, to important infrastructure.

Former Google CEO: Huawei is a Threat to Security

Bart Swiatek, 19 June 2020, 12:13

Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google, currently serving as chairman of the Pentagon's security innovation committee, believes that Huawei is a threat to global security.

Xbox Series S May Cost Half the Price of Xbox Series X

Smoczy, 18 June 2020, 13:39

Information has appeared on the web, suggesting that Xbox Series S may cost half the price of its stronger version - Xbox Series X.

30 FPS in Battlefield 5 on Laptop With Integrated GPU

Sodar, 18 June 2020, 11:17

The Tiger Lake generation processors will have a powerful GPU. The Battlefield V maintains a stable 30 fps in 1080p and high detail, as shown in a recently published video.

New AMD Ryzen Zen 3 CPUs Without Delays

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 June 2020, 10:47

AMD has denied the rumors of postponing the release of AMD Ryzen 4000 family CPUs, and the new Zen 3-based chipsets will be released on schedule.

Ori Dev on PS5 and Xbox Series X SSDs: „1 TB is Too Small”

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 June 2020, 22:14

Thomas Mahler, Executive Director of the Ori series, commented on SSDs mounted in PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X console. The creator at Moon Studios did not fail to mention the advantages of Sony's and Microsoft's SDDs, but expressed his disappointment with only 1TB of storage.

Asus Reveals Phone With Overclocked CPU

Bart Swiatek, 17 June 2020, 18:17

Info on the specs of Asus ROG Phone 3 appeared on the web. It looks like it will be one of the most efficient phones on the market - it will be equipped with an overclocked Snapdragon 865 CPU. Unfortunately, there is also bad news - like many other modern models, the device will have no headphone jack.

AMD Ryzen 3000XT CPU Reports Confirmed; Specs and Price Revealed

qjin, 16 June 2020, 21:41

AMD has officially revealed the Matisse Refresh Series CPUs, specifically its three models: Ryzen 5 3600XT, Ryzen 7 3800XT and Ryzen 9 3900XT. We learned the specs, price and launch date of the new chipsets.

Ryzen 4000 CPU - AMD May Postpone the Launch

Bart Swiatek, 16 June 2020, 15:29

According to Taiwanese website DigiTimes, AMD may decide to postpone the launch of Ryzen 4000 until early next year. The main reason is the excellent sales of Ryzen 3000 and lack of competition from Intel.

Enjoy Some Nice Themed PS5 - or Make Your Own

Bart Swiatek, 16 June 2020, 12:18

A number of visualisations have been released online to showcase the possible looks of the themed PlayStation 5 models. They refer to many of the existing and announced games, including Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Assassin's Creed: Valhalla and The Last of Us: Part II.

PS5 in Amazon - Leaked Price Captured on Screenshots

Bart Swiatek, 16 June 2020, 11:38

There have been further leaks regarding the price of PS5. This time the source is the French website of Amazon - according to the information provided on it, Sony's new console will cost a bit more than than the PS4.

PS5's User Interface Will not Resemble That of PS4

Adrian Werner, 15 June 2020, 14:52

All indications are that the user interface offered by PlayStation 5 will be very different from what the PS4 offers.

Windows 10 Update Causes Problems With Printing

Sodar, 15 June 2020, 14:34

Windows 10 update from June 9 may cause problems on some computers, which mainly take the form of issues with printing.

Not Only Xbox Series X - Microsoft May Have More Consoles Ready

mikos, 15 June 2020, 13:32

The latest reports suggest that we will be dealing with more than one next-generation console from Microsoft.

Analysts: PS5 Sales Will be Much Better Than Those of Xbox Series X

Bart Swiatek, 15 June 2020, 12:59

Ampere Analysis prepared a report, according to which the PS5 will sell much better than Xbox Series X. In their opinion, Sony will sell 66 million units of its new console, while Microsoft's device will only reach 37 million players. The reason for PlayStation 5's victory in the battle for the ninth generation is... the current dominance of the PS4.

GeForce RTX 3090 Rules But For the Price of Massive Power Consumption

qjin, 14 June 2020, 22:33

The launch of Nvidia Ampere GPU is approaching. This is suggested by rumors, which have recently been multiplying on the web. From the latest leak, we learned more about GeForce RTX 3090 with 24GB VRAM, which is to replace Titan RTX and is characterized by huge power consumption.

PS5's Reveal is Now the Most Popular Gaming Stream on YouTube

Agnes Adamus, 13 June 2020, 15:00

The Future of Gaming presentation took place on Thursday. During the presentation the appearance of the PS5 console was revealed. As it turns out, the event met with great interest from the community, and the broadcast from the show itself was the most watched gaming stream in YouTub's history.

PS5 - Reaction Memes

Sodar, 12 June 2020, 11:40

During yesterday's presentation, Sony revealed the appearance of PlayStation 5. The very original design of the console has resulted in a flood of memes on the internet. Here are the most interesting of them in our opinion.