PS5 and Xbox Series X/S May Get AMD's DLSS Equivalent
Bart Swiatek, 05 March 2021, 18:00
According to a certain prominent youtuber, AMD's answer to Nvidia's DLSS - FidelityFX Super Resolution - will also work on the GPUs of 9th-gen consoles.
Windows 10 Will Force Update 20H2
Evil96, 05 March 2021, 14:01
Update 20H2 for Windows 10 will be forced for devices with expired support. All compatible devices, older or equal to version 2004 will be updated.
Starship SN10 Lands Succesfully and Explodes
Sodar, 04 March 2021, 14:35
Elon Musk's Starship space program reports progress. The prototype spacecraft, designated SN10, did not explode on landing... it did so a few minutes afterwards.
This RTX 3090 With LCD Screen is a Power-hungry Monster
Bart Swiatek, 04 March 2021, 13:39
On one of the Chinese channels on YouTube posted a video devoted to the new model of GeForce RTX 3090 GPU from GALAX. The chip is dedicated to enthusiasts and has slightly better specs and LCD screen. Unfortunately, it also requires significantly more power.
Microsoft Presents the Future of Human Interaction
Eklerek, 04 March 2021, 13:27
Microsoft Mesh is a platform that could transform human interaction. During Microsoft Ignite, we saw a vision that will make remote working even easier, and we'll lose another reason to leave the house.
Nintendo Will Upgrade Switch - Bigger OLED and 4K Maybe Later This Year
Qskan, 04 March 2021, 13:18
As Bloomberg reporters have learned, Nintendo plans to refresh its console later this year. The new Nintendo Switch model is expected to get a 7-inch OLED and a video output that transmits 4K video to our TV.
PS4 Beta Update 8.5 Patch Removes Communities From Menu
Paul Musiolik, 04 March 2021, 11:14
The PS4 system update 8.5 has been released aa open beta. Those who have received the code from Sony can share it with others. What changes does the new firmware introduce?
Google to Stop Targeting Ads Using Web Browsing History
Michael Kulakowski, 03 March 2021, 21:46
Google is making big changes to its existing business model. The company has announced that it will stop selling ads that use users' search and browsing history. The existing solutions will be replaced by new data collection techniques that are based on anonymous information covering large groups of Internet users.
Radeon RX 6700 XT Announced; Stands Up to RTX 3070
Evil96, 03 March 2021, 21:21
At today's conference, AMD announced the Radeon RX 6700 XT, a mid-range GPU that will rival the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti and even the RTX 3070. We learned its specs, price, and release date.
GeForce RTX 3000 Remains Unavailable, but Photo Sales Increase
Jacob Blazewicz, 03 March 2021, 20:46
The unavailability of GeForce RTX 3000 series cards leads to increasing numbers of fake auctions on eBay and other auction websites. The sellers publish - allegedly in an effort to fight scalpers - offers to sell, among other things, photos and empty boxes of Nvidia cards.
Chinese Troll Scares the Internet Claiming PS5 Mines Ethereum (It Doesn't)
Paul Musiolik, 01 March 2021, 17:00
The news that the PS5 is able to mine Ethereum was proven to be false. The prankster from China responsible for the rumor was quickly found. But not before scaring the living daylights out of a lot of people.
Microsoft Tests Full HD in xCloud
Ness, 01 March 2021, 16:22
Microsoft plans to expand its xCloud streaming platform. The first screenshot showing the game running in Full HD has appeared online.
Facebook Ad Advertises User Tracking
Sodar, 01 March 2021, 14:03
Facebook has released an ad video that attempts to warm up the image of ad tracking. It is mainly aimed at Apple device users and related to the introduction of App Tracking Transparency.
Bringing Dead to Life in Photos With Deep Nostalgia Becomes Hot a Topic
Evil96, 01 March 2021, 13:08
MyHeritage has launched Deep Nostalgia, an intriguing service that uses artificial intelligence to bring to life a photo of people or even entire figure, turning them into animations using special algorithms.
Bill Gates: Don't Buy Bitcoin, If You Don't Have Musk's Money
Bart Swiatek, 01 March 2021, 11:23
Billionaire Bill Gates addressed the issue of cryptocurrencies in a recent TV interview. In his opinion, people with less money than Elon Musk should be careful when investing in similar means of payment.
Failure of Google Stadia According to Former and Current Employees
Ness, 27 February 2021, 20:20
Lack of understanding of the industry, spending huge amounts of money on ports of major titles, and a rushed launch - these are a few reasons for the failure of Google's streaming platform Stadia as reported by several former and current employees of the company.
PS5 Overheating With Second SSD? Sony Wants to Improve Cooling
Jacob Blazewicz, 26 February 2021, 12:50
Sony may soon make it possible to install an additional SSD into the PlayStation 5. According to Bloomberg, the new firmware will speed up fan operation due to the possibility of console overheating when a second drive is installed.
Joe Biden Wants to Know the Reason for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S Chip Shortage
Capitalny, 26 February 2021, 12:47
The new US president, Joe Biden, has signed an executive order, which is expected to result in an investigation to explain the shortage of chips for the production of the PS5, Xbox Series X/S and GeForce RTX 3000 GPUs, among others.
First Reviews: GeForce RTX 3060 - Faster Than RTX 2060 Super
Bart Woldanski, 25 February 2021, 17:46
After almost three months since the release of the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, the time has come for another Ampere GPU to enter the stage. The RTX 3060, as it is referred to, debuts on the market today. How does the performance of RTX 2060's successor compare in tests?
GPU and Console Shortages Could be Exacerbated by Water Shortage
Sodar, 25 February 2021, 17:12
Taiwan is facing a drought. The problem could affect TSMC's microchip factories located there, which use a lot of water in the production of chips for Apple, Nvidia, Intel and AMD, among others.
RTX 2080 Ti Up to 20% Slower After Cryptomining
Evil96, 25 February 2021, 16:04
After a year and a half of cryptomining, the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti can be up to 20% weaker than the new card. What are the reasons for the reduced performance?
PC Gamer Shows the True Meaning of Rumble
Eklerek, 25 February 2021, 15:48
Think the haptic vibrations and adaptive triggers in PS5's new DualSense take gaming to a new level? Software developer and ingenious designer Jatin Patel proves otherwise. He's got an idea that'll make even the dullest game play more fun.
Xbox Gamepad Leads on Steam - Valve Publishes Controller Stats
Jacob Blazewicz, 25 February 2021, 12:56
Valve prepared some more help for game developers. We're talking about reports on the use of gamepads on Steam, among which Xbox controller takes the top spot.
No PS5 for Christmas, Stock Shortages to Last Until 2022
Paul Musiolik, 24 February 2021, 16:11
Problems with the purchase of PS5 may continue for several more months - until the beginning of 2022. The head of PlayStation, Jim Ryan, promises to improve this aspect, but is unable to promise that all willing to buy the console under the Christmas tree this year will be able to do so.
Benchmark Shows GeForce RTX 3060 19% Faster Than RTX 2060
Evil96, 24 February 2021, 13:10
GeForce RTX 3060 was tested in the Ashes of the Singularity benchmark, where it outperformed the GeForce RTX 2060 by 19%. Is it a worthy successor to the previous generation?
75% of PS5 Buyers Switched From PS4
Bart Swiatek, 24 February 2021, 11:22
Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan announced in a press interview that 25% of PlayStation 5 owners have not previously owned a PlayStation 4 console.
Rumor: Nintendo Switch Pro Coming Later This Year
Karol Laska , 23 February 2021, 20:19
Nintendo Switch Pro remains a topic raised in the category of rumors and speculations, although all signs in seem to say that any moment now we will hear some official news about the console. Rumor says it's supposed to hit the market this year.
Sony Announced PSVR 2. Unfortunately, It's Wired
Karol Laska , 23 February 2021, 18:33
Jim Ryan, the CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, has revealed some details about PlayStation VR 2. They're seemingly few and far between, but we've at least learned that the kit will come with one cable instead of two.
PSP 5G - Sony May Create a Mobile PS5
Przemyslaw Dygas, 23 February 2021, 16:10
It is possible that Sony is working on a portable console with support for 5G technology. The new version of the PSP would be based on game streaming associated with the PS Now service.
New Malware Detected on 30K Apple Computers
Bart Swiatek, 23 February 2021, 16:04
Experts from one of the cyber security companies detected a new malware dedicated to Macs, which they called Silver Sparrow. The malware in question has already infected nearly 30,000 computers.
Indian Gamers Go to War With PS5 Scalpers
Jacob Blazewicz, 22 February 2021, 18:40
Scalpers continue to be a nuisance for people looking to purchase PlayStation 5. However, gamers from India want to make life a bit harder for scalpers and have found a way to at least curb their operations.
RTX 3060 Launches in 3 Days, But You Can Already Buy Second-hand Options
Sodar, 22 February 2021, 16:15
There are a few days left until RTX 3060 cards appear in stores, meanwhile, you can already buy them from second hand. Are these offers from disappointed would-be cryptominers?
Tesla's Bitcoin Deal Earned it More Money Than Yearly Car Sales
Bart Swiatek, 22 February 2021, 14:21
Tesla's recent investment in Bitcoin has proven to be very profitable for Elon Musk's corporation. Thanks to the virtual coin's rise in value, the company made over $900 million in just three weeks.
John Carmack: PS5 and Xbox Series X Should be Auctioned Off by Manufacturers
Sarafan, 22 February 2021, 13:58
Legendary game developer John Carmack has spoken out on the low availability of GPU, as well as PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles. He proposes a controversial solution to curb the activities of scalpers.
PS5's DualSense Can Fail After Just 417 Hours
Paul Musiolik, 22 February 2021, 13:15
iFixit investigated the problem of drift in Sony's DualSense controller for the PS5. The conclusions are not optimistic. The device can stop working after just 417 hours of use.
Graphene Can Make PCs and Smartphones Up to 1000 Times Faster
Sodar, 21 February 2021, 15:30
Graphene is one of the materials that could replace silicon in CPU manufacturing. Scientists have discovered a way to use the one-atom-thick carbon structure to create electronic components.
RTX 3060 Not for Cryptominers; Nvidia to Release Dedicated Mining GPUs
Sodar, 19 February 2021, 13:47
The GeForce RTX 3060 will hit stores soon. Some have already received the card for testing, including those interested in cryptomining. For the latter, however, the new GPU contains some not-so-pleasant surprises.
NASA Overjoyed After Perseverance Lands and Sends First Images From Mars
Bart Swiatek, 19 February 2021, 13:09
The Perseverance rover landed in the Jezero crater on Mars yesterday. The device began sending first images from the planet's surface.
Apple Hires Specialists to Work on 6G
Bart Swiatek, 19 February 2021, 11:11
Apple is looking for specialists to do research work on the next-gen wireless network standard 6G. We will most likely use the technology around 2030.
Let's Watch the Landing of Perseverance Rover on Mars [UPDATED]
Capitalny, 18 February 2021, 22:20
Perseverance, NASA's most advanced rover ever, is set to land on Mars on Thursday. Its goal will include searching for signs of life on the Red Planet. Watch the broadcast with us.
Passive-cooling RTX 3080 Tested in Fanless PC
Sodar, 18 February 2021, 15:46
Nvidia's flagship GPU without fans? Turemetal's Mical Wong, a specialist in silent computers, tests a completely passively cooled kit with RTX 3080 and... get your fire extinguishers ready and let's go.
February's Windows 10 Update May Disable Your Webcam
Ness, 18 February 2021, 13:33
February's Windows 10 update, which already caused numerous blue screens of death or gaming issues, among other things, may also disable your webcam.
Epic Games Files Complaint Against Apple in Europe
Jacob Blazewicz, 17 February 2021, 18:28
Epic Games filed a complaint against Apple with the European Commission. Tim Sweeney's company has once again drawn attention to what it believes are anti-consumer and monopolistic actions by the App Store's owner.
Google Blames ZeniMax Acquisition for Closure of Stadia's Devteams
Szarmancki, 17 February 2021, 17:59
According to a recent report from Kotaku, the closure of studios developing games for Google Stadia could have been influenced by Microsoft's buying streak and recent acquisitions of ZeniMax Media and Bethesda Softworks.
In Post-soviet Russia Smartphones are Charged by You
Szarmancki, 17 February 2021, 14:52
Researchers from Moscow's MISIS University showed off the results of their latest project. The idea is a technology that would enable us to charge a smartphone using our own body heat.
TikTok is a Threat to Children, Claims Complaint to European Commission
Bart Swiatek, 17 February 2021, 14:11
The EU consumer rights organisation BEUC has filed a complaint with the European Commission against the popular online platform TikTok. The entity accuses the Chinese company of violating numerous provisions of EU law.
SSDs Surpass HDDs in Terms of Sales
Bart Swiatek, 17 February 2021, 13:35
Analysts of Trendfocus Inc. presented a report on the SSD and HDD market. The former were more popular than the latter last year.
Bitcoin Goes Over $50k
Capitalny, 17 February 2021, 11:00
BTC has crossed the $50,000 barrier for the first time, achiving a new record. Companies such as Tesla and BNY Mellon, which are increasingly showing interest in this market, may have significantly contributed to this situation.
Windows 10 Update Will Add 'Floating' Start Menu and Rounded Edges
Sodar, 16 February 2021, 15:32
The look of Windows 10 could be about to change. An update planned for the second half of this year is expected to separate the start menu from the taskbar and add rounded edges to the interface.
Internet Cafe Becomes a Dedicated Cryptomine for Better Profit
Bart Swiatek, 16 February 2021, 15:17
One of Taiwan's internet cafes has was rearranged as cryptocurrency mine. According to the company, this type of business is more profitable.