Someone Just Developed an Autopilot For Chrome's T-Rex Game
Smoczy, yesterday, 17:14
If you're bored, why don't you create something like an automatically running T-Rex? TikTok user built a simple „autopilot” mechanism for the offline game implemented in Google Chrome.
Sony in Turmoil? PS5 May Have Problems With Overheating
Bart Swiatek, yesterday, 12:46
Windows Central editors report that Sony encountered serious problems while working on the PS5. The console is reportedly overheating and it cannot be ruled out that both its cooling system and case will have to be redesigned.
Facebook Announces New Messenger With Video Calls for Windows and macOS
Laty, yesterday, 12:36
Today, Facebook released the Messenger application for desktops and laptops. The new version of the app is designed to facilitate video contact with family and friends and improve remote working.
YouTube is Working on Equivalent of TikTok - Shorts
Smoczy, 02 April 2020, 18:00
Google is creating an app to be a rival for TikTok. Will users like Shorts? Or will it end up like so many other technological solutions from the company - on a dumpster?
Small and Cheap iPhone 9 May Launch in April
Laty, 01 April 2020, 16:55
A „cheap” iPhone from Apple may come to the market soon. One of the largest American retail chains has received a case for a new model. Preparations for the reveal are likely underway.
8-year-old Radeon Beats Nvidia Chips in Doom Eternal
Jacob Blazewicz, 31 March 2020, 20:03
Hardware Unboxed conducted a benchmark of older GPUs in Doom Eternal. It turned out that AMD chipsets are winning against equally aged GeForce, and the 2012 Radeon HD 7970 performs better than its much younger competitors.
Leak: Intel Core i9-10900K and 9900K Benchmark Comparison
Paul Wozniak, 31 March 2020, 19:57
Another leak surfaced on the web, presenting the benchmark of the latest Intel processor - i9-10900K. Once again, we can see how the chip performs compared against the i9-9900K.
Microsoft Reveals News Bar - Headlines on Windows Desktop
Smoczy, 31 March 2020, 19:25
Microsoft Store has launched the News Bar for Windows 10 - a tool that can provide us with the most interesting information from the world in the form of a bar.
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS is the Best Portable CPU on the Market
Bart Swiatek, 31 March 2020, 19:11
Reviews of the first laptop to feature an AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS CPU - the ROG Zephyrus G14 - leave no doubt: this is a real breakthrough. For the first time ever, AMD has created a processor dedicated to portable computers that clearly beats competitive products in its class.
Changes on Steam to Reduce Network Load
Paul Wozniak, 31 March 2020, 12:33
Valve has made a change to Steam to reduce the network load of theplatform. The company also reminds of the settings that enable users to further reduce data consumption.
Apple May be Working on VR Goggles
Laty, 30 March 2020, 11:17
There is a chance that Apple will soon create its own VR set. Leaked images reveal a controller being part of HTC Vive, which could mean cooperation between the two companies.
New Games in GeForce NOW Every Thursday, Beginning With RT Control
Smoczy, 30 March 2020, 11:08
GeForce NOW will offer its users a new title every Thursday. One of the first productions added to the offer is Control with ray tracing support.
Launch Date of PS5 Rather Unlikely to be Threatened
Paul Wozniak, 28 March 2020, 21:26
A Sony spokesperson in an interview with Bloomberg assured Sony that PlayStation 5 launch should take place as planned. We also learned that the upcoming launches of Sony's games should not encounter any delay either.
Launching Games on PS5 is Supposed to be as Simple as Watching Netflix
Paul Wozniak, 28 March 2020, 20:47
Kotaku editor Jason Schreier reports that launching the game on PlayStation 5 should be as easy as watching Netflix. Sony is said to want to make the players more willing to play short runs, not just when they have plenty of free time.
Microsoft Will Get Rid of Control Panel in Windows 10
Bart Swiatek, 27 March 2020, 17:19
Rafael Rivera, an engineer working for Microsoft, mentioned in a Twitter post that the company plans to move further Windows 10 options from the control panel to the new settings screen. Everything seems to indicate that the giant from Redmond plans to get rid of a key fragment of the old interface of its operating system.
Function in Android Allows Companies to Check What We Have Installed on Our Phone
Bart Swiatek, 27 March 2020, 15:35
One of the features of the Android operating system enables third parties to collect information about applications installed on the users' smartphones. This is the so-called IAM - an element of the programming interface, also known by its full name - Installed Application Methods.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 - August Announcement Possible, Launch Shortly Afterwards
Bart Swiatek, 26 March 2020, 18:02
According to reports from TweakTown, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3000 - from the so-called Ampere family - may be presented in August and appear in stores at the turn of September and October, this year. The company is in good financial condition and does not record any losses due to the coronavirus epidemic.
Hacker Stole Data of AMD's Xbox Series X GPU and New Radeons
Adrian Werner, 26 March 2020, 13:25
AMD has confirmed that data related to, e.g. the Arden chipset, which will power the Xbox Series X console, has been stolen.
Elon Musk Mocks iPhone's Autocorrect, Asks Apple to Fix it
Bart Swiatek, 26 March 2020, 13:01
Elon Musk decided to take a jab at iPhone's autocorrection system on Twitter, asking Apple to fix it. This is the second time recently when the billionaire refers to the poor state of Apple's software.
Microsoft is Trying to Plug a Critical Security Gap in All Windows
Laty, 25 March 2020, 11:22
Microsoft warns its users against malware that could infect their computers. The company is already working on an appropriate patch, which is a priority for the programmers.
Benchmark Reveals Performance of Intel Tiger Lake CPU and Xe GPU
Bart Swiatek, 25 March 2020, 10:59
Benchmarks of Intel's Tiger Lake line of Tiger Lake GPUs with Xe chipse have appeared on the web. The unit performs better than competing AMD solutions with integrated Vega GPUs.
Launch of Xbox Series X Unlikely to be Delayed
Milosz Szubert, 25 March 2020, 10:47
In an interview with CNBC, Satya Nadella, Microsoft's CEO, suggested that the coronavirus pandemic should not affect the release date of the Xbox Series X console. The platform is expected to make its debut at the end of this year.
Game Download Speed on PS4 Will be Reduced
Milosz Szubert, 24 March 2020, 20:11
Sony intends to reduce the download speed and performance of its Internet service in Europe. This is to avoid overloading the connections necessary for remote operation and communication.
Here's Remote Work Control Program That Takes Your Photo Every 5 Minutes
Milosz Szubert, 24 March 2020, 19:30
The popularity of Sneek has increased in recent days. With its help, business owners can take pictures of their subordinates working from home every five minutes and check if they are actually doing their job.
[email protected] is Earth's Mightiest Supercomputer Battling the Coronavirus
Bart Swiatek, 24 March 2020, 19:17
Greg Bowman, the man responsible for the [email protected] project, reported that the initiative currently has 470 petaflops of computing power, making it „the most powerful supercomputer in the world”. Such a high level has been achieved thanks to the increased interest in the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.
PS5: Dolby Corrects False Info From Road to PS5
Bart Swiatek, 24 March 2020, 11:49
Dolby, a well-known sound technology company, has decided to correct one of Mark Cerny's statements from Road to PS5 about the capabilities of Dolby Atmos.
Linux Ubuntu Touch Running on Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
Conrad Hazi, 23 March 2020, 20:04
The history of attempts to run various operating systems on smartphones dates back practically to the beginning of their existence. It usually takes quite a long time to crack the security and adapt to the specifics of a given model. However, as it turns out, you can already launch Ubuntu Touch on the new Redmi Note 7.
Windows Defender May Skip Files When Scanning Due to Bug
Bart Swiatek, 23 March 2020, 17:39
Some Windows Defender users report a bug that causes some files to be skipped during the scan. For the time being, it's uncertain whether this is a real bug or a change in the way the application reports its actions.
PS5 - People Don't Understand the Role of SSD
Bart Swiatek, 23 March 2020, 13:09
Digital Foundry's John Linneman stressed in a Twitter post that a faster drive in the PlayStation 5 does not mean that the whole console will be more efficient - in terms of GPU and CPU, Sony's hardware is inferior to the competitive Xbox Series X.
Xbox Series X no Worse Than PS5; Has its Own Sound Chipset
Bart Swiatek, 23 March 2020, 12:27
Like the PS5, it looks like the Xbox Series X will have a dedicated chip to handle surround sound. The hardware will most likely use Microsoft's proprietary audio ray tracing technology.
Steam Breaks Record For Number of Active Users. Again
Conrad Hazi, 22 March 2020, 14:43
We spend more time at home and apparently play more. This is shown by Steam stats, which continue to show an upward trend so that more records of the number of logged-in users are beaten. More than 22 million users were simultaneously using the application yesterday.
Gabe Newell Comments on Competition From Epic Game Store
Jacob Blazewicz, 21 March 2020, 17:50
Gabe „Gaben” Newell commented on Steam's competition with Epic Games Store. He said that competition in the digital stores is necessary and beneficial for all, but criticized Apple's style approach and its „faceless bureaucrats” managing App Store.
New GPU From AMD With DirectX 12 Ultimate Support and Raytracing
Konrad Serafinski, 21 March 2020, 16:27
AMD has announced that its new GPU will be fully compatible with DirectX 12 Ultimate libraries. This also means that RDNA 2 architecture will support raytracing.
Backwards Compatibility of PS5 Will Cover Most of PS4's 4000 Games
Paul Wozniak, 20 March 2020, 22:36
Sony has ensured that the vast majority of games currently available on the PS4 will also be playable on the next-generation console, PlayStation 5, thanks to backward compatibility.
Supercomputer Will Provide Breakthrough in Fight Against Coronavirus
Conrad Hazi, 20 March 2020, 13:43
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory used the world's most powerful supercomputer to research of coronavirus. Using appropriate models and its tremendous computing power, the machine identified 77 substances potentially effective against SARS-CoV-2.
The New Look of Windows 10 - Here's How Microsoft Celebrates its Success
Bart Swiatek, 20 March 2020, 12:11
Microsoft has released a video that boasts of the success of Windows 10 - reaching out to a billion users. The material also presents a vision of the new look of this version of „windows”.
Microsoft Presents DirectX 12 Ultimate - Watch Demo in Action
Conrad Hazi, 20 March 2020, 11:18
Microsoft has presented the latest version of its graphics library - DirectX 12 Ultimate. The novelties, which the company boast about, mainly concern DirectX ray tracing, which received version 1.1. Its operation can be seen in the attached demos.
PS5 - Silent Running Thanks to Constant Power Consumption
Christian Pieniazek, 19 March 2020, 21:05
Sony has been extremely slow in revealing the well-hidden cards related to PlayStation 5. The information revealed in yesterday's presentation of this console gives us hope that we will be dealing with a much quieter hardware than PlayStation 4.
Experts Summarize PS5 Presentation - SSD and Bad Marketing
Jacob Blazewicz, 19 March 2020, 17:45
The industry speaks out about the specs of PlayStation 5. Most of the experts highlight the great importance of Sony's SSD, and some people preach of the nonsense of the term teraflop. Jason Schreier, on the other hand, focuses on yesterday's conference itself, which he considers a huge marketing failure.
Brain as Game Controller - Valve and Gaben are Working on the Technology
Jacob Blazewicz, 19 March 2020, 13:04
Gabe Newell confessed in an interview that he is dealing with the issue of neural interface. According to Valve's boss, operating devices with our brains like in the Matrix can become reality earlier than we think. He also mentioned the impact of this technology on the gaming industry.
The Xbox Series X Launch Date Confusion
Adrian Werner, 19 March 2020, 11:44
Contrary to what some local versions of the official Xbox Series X website have stated, the release date scheduled for this year's Thanksgiving Day is not correct. It was supposed to be a mistake and for now Microsoft is only ready to confirm that the console will make its debut in late 2020.
PS5 - Sony Disclosed Full Specs of the Console
Michael Kulakowski, 18 March 2020, 18:17
During the Road to PlayStation 5 presentation, Sony's Mark Cerny presented technical specs of the new console of the Japanese giant. If we look at the selected hardware components, we find that the device will theoretically be several to as much as twenty percent slower than Xbox Series X.
Let's Watch the PS5 Reveal Presentation [Updated]
Bart Swiatek, 18 March 2020, 17:00
In just a few hours a stream will start, during which the chief designer of the PS5 - Mark Cerny - will present the specs of the new Sony console. According to some experts it is „the most exciting hardware in 20 years”.
Italian Hospital can Save More Patients Thanks to 3D Printers [Updated]
Laty, 18 March 2020, 10:31
Due to the large-scale outbreak of COVID-19 disease, Italian hospitals are starting to run out of equipment. 3D printers are coming to help, producing the missing components.
Serious Bug in Apple Smartphones Inflates Phone Bills
Bart Swiatek, 17 March 2020, 15:01
An error has been found in Apple smartphones using iOS 13.x that causes devices to download data from the Internet on their own, using their mobile connection and potentially inflating their phone bills.
Xbox Series X - Storage Can be Expanded With a Seagate Card
Adrian Werner, 17 March 2020, 14:05
Microsoft has released more information about external drives for Xbox Series X. In addition to the standard USB options, Xbox Series X Storage Expansion Card will be available, offering speeds equal to internal storage.
PlayStation 5 Is Getting An Official Reveal Tomorrow
Mathias Zulpo, 17 March 2020, 13:59
Official PlayStation 5 announcement is coming tomorrow, Sony announced in a surprise tweet. The presentation is to „provide a deep dive into PS5’s system architecture, and how it will shape the future of games.”.
New Controller for Xbox Series X Will be Fast and Support Bluetooth
Conrad Hazi, 17 March 2020, 13:55
Microsoft has shared some details about the new gamepad for the Xbox Series X console. The new controller is to be equipped with a bluetooth module and a button to immediately share screenshots. The designers also promise reduced input lag.
TikTok Censors Posts From Ugly and Poor People
Laty, 17 March 2020, 11:40
TikTok ordered its moderators to hide videos of users who are ugly or poor and censor statements related to the political situation that occur during streams.
Xbox Series X Full Hardware Specs Are Finally Here
Mathias Zulpo, 16 March 2020, 14:57
Microsoft unveiled full hardware specifications of its upcoming Xbox Series X console. Here's what it takes to hit 4K and 60fps in every game.