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Samsung Announces New Competitor For GeForce Now

mokosh, 27 October 2021, 13:39

Samsung is going to introduce a cloud gaming feature to its TVs. So far, the company is very tight-lipped when sharing details about the new service.

Logging Into Steam With a QR Code? Such Feature Could Debut Soon

Maycuzai, 26 October 2021, 21:39

Steam may get a QR code login option. The feature will reportedly debut with the release of Steam Deck.

Intel Doesn't Believe in Electronics Prices Dropping Before 2023

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 October 2021, 17:34

Intel's CEO believes that component shortages (and thus high electronics prices) will be with us until at least 2023.

Windows 11 Doesn't Slow Down Ryzens Anymore [UPDATED]

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 October 2021, 11:53

Windows 11 has received another update. This time if did fix the bug slowing down Ryzen CPUs.

Twitch Will Test New Features, Including Rewinding Streams

mokosh, 21 October 2021, 12:39

Twitch will soon begin testing three new features, including stream rewinding. The new features will arrive in November, be available to some viewers for a month, and then disappear.

Microsoft Will End Support for Windows 10 2004 as Early as This Year

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 October 2021, 23:00

This year Microsoft will stop releasing updates for Windows 10 version 2004 (20H1), including those related to security.

PS5 Gets Another Performance Update

Agnes Adamus, 20 October 2021, 16:22

Sony has released firmware 21.02-04.03.00 for the PS5 console. The patch weighs in at 913.5MB and introduced only stability and performance improvements.

Facebook Plans to Rebrand

Arkadiusz Strzala, 20 October 2021, 14:23

Unconfirmed information has surfaced that Facebook is looking to rebrand. If true, we should know more details soon. It may have something to do with planned expansion into a metaverse.

Sony Tests New PS5 Feature; Sharing Screenshots Made Easier

ZieZie, 19 October 2021, 16:50

Sony is testing a new PS5 feature - automatically sending recorded video to your phone.

PS5 has Overtaken Nintendo Switch for the First Time in the US

Adrian Werner, 19 October 2021, 14:36

For the first time in 33 months, more PlayStation 5 consoles were sold in the U.S. market than Nintendo Switch.

Valve Will Check Out Every Steam Game on Steam Deck

Adrian Werner, 19 October 2021, 13:46

Valve has announced that it will check out each of the more than 50,000 games available on Steam for compatibility with the Steam Deck console.

MacBook Pro - New Laptops With Plenty of Connectors and Notch

Darius Matusiak, 18 October 2021, 21:44

New MacBook Pro laptop models dominated Apple's October conference. As usual, they're faster, more powerful, and slightly more expensive. The highly anticipated upgrades are back, but there's a new... notch!

Some Games Won't Run on Intel's New CPUs Due to DRM

Arkadiusz Strzala, 18 October 2021, 14:20

Owners of a sizeable collection of older games should approach the new generation of Alder Lake-S CPUs with caution. DRM software may have problems with Intel's upcoming chips.

Sony Shuts Down the Production of Unofficial Panels for PS5

Paul Musiolik, 17 October 2021, 17:19

The dbrand company received a C&D letter from Sony, forcing them to cease production of the black side panels for the PS5 - Darkplates.

Analogue Pocket Will Not Only Run Games, but Also Tell Their History

Paul Musiolik, 17 October 2021, 16:56

The Analogue Pocket console system will not only enable you to play classic games (e.g. from Game Boy), but also to learn about their history. The creators announce serious development plans.

Windows 11 Update Also on Unsupported PCs

Adrian Werner, 16 October 2021, 23:16

Contrary to the fears of some users, the first update to Windows 11 can be installed on PCs that are not officially supported.

Sony has a Simple Method for PS5 Scalpers

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 October 2021, 14:10

The PlayStation 5 will be available for purchase directly from Sony, but with some restrictions that may be aimed at scalpers.

Nintendo Switch OLED with Better Joy-Con Mount and Smaller Cooling

Adrian Werner, 14 October 2021, 13:18

iFixit took apart the Nintendo Switch OLED console. Inside it we find a smaller cooling system and better speakers.

Twitter is Testing Ads in Comments

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 October 2021, 12:55

Ads as comments on posts is Twitter's new idea, which the service will be testing in the coming months.

Human Error Crashed OVH; Many Websites Went Down

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 13 October 2021, 12:58

OVH's servers suffered a major outage this morning, causing many websites to stop working. The problem reportedly occurred during routine hardware maintenance.

PC Market in Numbers - Sales of Traditional PC Increasing

Adrian Werner, 12 October 2021, 18:14

PCs are doing better and better on the market. For the sixth consecutive quarter, PC sales have increased.

Twitch Leak Was a Matter of Time, Former Employees Say

Bebop, 11 October 2021, 10:10

Twitch has reportedly never paid the utmost attention to security, so the leak didn't surprise its former employees.

YouTube Rewind Disappears for Good - No More Cringy Recaps

mokosh, 08 October 2021, 13:56

Hated by the community, YouTube Rewind is finally disappearing from the platform for good. The company will look for another way to recap subsequent years of business.

Intel Won't Build a Factory in the UK Due to Brexit

Arkadiusz Strzala, 07 October 2021, 14:12

Intel's new factory will not be built in Great Britain. The reason is the fact that this country is no longer a member of the European Union, i.e. the Brexit. There are 70 other locations in 10 EU countries under consideration.

Youtuber Stacks Broken PS4s Demanding Right to Repair

mokosh, 07 October 2021, 13:33

An American youtuber stacked a tower of forty-two PlayStation 4 consoles to draw attention to the serious problem of not having the right to repair electronic devices.

Inside the Steam Deck - Valve Showed the Console's Guts

Adrian Werner, 07 October 2021, 11:10

Valve recorded the process of opening the Steam Deck to replace parts and explained the risks of doing so.

Is There Really a Chip Shortage? Manufacturer Accuses Middlemen

Maycuzai, 06 October 2021, 14:26

According to TSMC's analysis, some manufacturers are keeping some of the purchased components for themselves. This hits other companies, such as Nvidia and AMD.

Intel Arc Launch Delayed by Supply Issues

mokosh, 06 October 2021, 11:35

Intel's Arc series GPUs may be delayed until the second quarter of next year. The reason is problems with the supply of materials needed for their production.

Rust and War Thunder With Steam Deck Support; PUBG and DayZ Not So Much

Adrian Werner, 06 October 2021, 11:01

We found out which multiplayer game developers are planning to support Steam Deck, and which ones are still hesitant.

Office 2021 Launches; Here's are the Changes

Agnes Adamus, 05 October 2021, 15:15

Microsoft Office 2021 was released today and it brings a lot of changes such as a refreshed look, night mode and support for the ODF 1.3 format.

Intel Confidently Announces the End of AMD's Dominance

Eklerek, 05 October 2021, 13:40

Pat Gelsinger, Intel's chief executive, announces the company's return to the top. The new Alder Lake and Sapphire Rapids processors are expected to not only compete with AMD, but dominate the market.

Windows 11 Launches Today - Download Now

Eklerek, 05 October 2021, 10:26

Microsoft released the latest version of the system. Windows 11 can be installed in three ways.

Facebook Crash; Messenger and Instagram Not Working [UPDATED]

Agnes Adamus, 04 October 2021, 19:31

Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram are down. There was a global crash around 5:30 AM PT that has not been resolved as of yet.

Windows 11's Security Could Significantly Reduce Gaming Performance

mokosh, 04 October 2021, 16:13

Windows 11 isn't exactly tailored for gamers, and gaming performance benchmarks show it. All is not lost, however, as we know the culprit.

Hackers Steal From Hackers - Ransomware Contains Backdoors for Seizing Money

Arkadiusz Strzala, 04 October 2021, 14:56

Cybercriminals seem to see no obstacles to stealing from the likes of themselves. Hackers who buy ransomware complain about the backdoors installed in it.

Chrome Will Get New Browsing History, What Does This Mean?

Arkadiusz Strzala, 04 October 2021, 14:06

Google says it's working on experimental features for the Chrome browser. One of them will group visited pages in history to make content easier to find.

PS5 Will Let You Check Out Games Before Purchase - UK Tests New Feature

Bebop, 03 October 2021, 21:53

Residents of the UK can test temporarily Death Stranding: Director's Cut and Sackboy: A Big Adventure on PlayStation 5. However, the debut of the new service has not been without controversy.

Changes in Chrome May Restrict Ad Blockers

Adrian Werner, 02 October 2021, 21:54

Google has announced a timetable for moving away from the Manifest V2 spec. Its abandonment may cause big problems for ad blocker developers.

Phil Spencer Predicts Further Problems With Console Supply in 2022

Jacob Blazewicz, 01 October 2021, 15:31

Would-be buyers of 9th-gen platforms shouldn't expect things to improve. Phil Spencer believes that the problems with console supply will be felt even next year.

'Google' is the Most Popular Search Term on Bing

Arkadiusz Strzala, 01 October 2021, 15:13

Freshly installed Windows, Bing website opened in Edge. What's the first thing you're typing? Mostly just 'Google'. It's still the undisputed king of search engines.

Switch 4K May Never Happen; Confusion Surrounding Nintendo

Przemyslaw Dygas, 30 September 2021, 22:58

According to Bloomberg, some studios have received Switch devkits from Nintendo, which support 4K resolution. The company denies these claims.

Robot From Apex Legends is Real and Can be Nasty

GRG, 30 September 2021, 13:42

Youtuber created a moving Loot Tick with sound effects. Check out the whole process of creating this unusual robot.

Jail for Advising North Korea on Cryptocurrencies

Nicek, 29 September 2021, 16:32

Cooperation with North Korea is not profitable, as one US citizen has painfully discovered. He is facing up to 7 years in prison for advising this Asian country.

Windows 11 Will Introduce New Version of Iconic App

Arkadiusz Strzala, 29 September 2021, 15:59

Windows 11 introduces many changes, including a refreshed version of the built-in graphics editing program. The well-known MS Paint will get a new look and several improvements.

Steam Deck is Strong, but Struggles With Cyberpunk 2077

Adrian Werner, 29 September 2021, 14:42

Thanks to a Chinese tester, we learned how Steam Deck handles Cyberpunk 2077, Dota 2, Doom, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider and several other games.

Forza Horizon 4, Gears 5 and More With Dolby Vision Support on Xbox Series X|S

Maycuzai, 28 September 2021, 20:28

Xbox Series S|X consoles are now able to support Dolby Vision technology in video games. Thanks to it we can expect much more realistic reproduction of colors in our favorite titles.

Electronics Crisis Grows Worse - Power Shortages and Lockdowns

Arkadiusz Strzala, 28 September 2021, 16:16

Shortage of chips, shortage of computer components, can it get any worse? How about power restrictions in China, lockdown in Malaysia and the resulting shortages of everything?

New Trojan Steals Data From Steam and Epic Games Store Accounts

Nicek, 28 September 2021, 15:20

Researchers from Kaspersky have described a serious threat to gamers. A trojan called BloodyStealer can be used to steal accounts from the most popular platforms, such as Steam and Epic Games Store.

Discord Will Add Option to Change Avatars and Plan Events

mokosh, 28 September 2021, 14:56

There will be a new option for subscribers on Discord. You will be able to set a different avatar on each server.

China Bans Live Streaming for Minors Under 16

GRG, 28 September 2021, 11:44

New Chinese regulations are set to prevent minors from livestreaming, and they also introduce further restrictions as part of their concern for children's development.