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[Daily Deal] Get the DOSHIn 12000mAh Power Bank for less than £12

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:24:00 +0100

(image) With a 12000mAh capacity this power bank can provide 4 charges to an iPhone 6. Get it for just £11.96.


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Acer's Mixed Reality HMD, Hands On

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:48:02 +0100

(image) Acer filled us in on the full specifications of its Mixed Reality HMD and let us see its capabilities for ourselves.


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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16184

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:48:02 +0100

(image) The company also released Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 15208.


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Cloudflare Wants To Protect The IoT With A Firewall Called 'Orbit'

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:28:01 +0100

(image) The company wants to move Internet of Things security out of the '90s and into the modern age.


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Google, Facebook Victims Of $100M Phishing Scam

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:08:02 +0100

(image) It's easier to con someone than to take whatever you want from them with brute force, and that's why someone was able to bilk roughly $100 million from Google and Facebook via email fraud.


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SanDisk Cofounder Joins Micron As President And CEO

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:34:02 +0100

(image) Micron has appointed Sanjay Mehrotra, co-founder of SanDisk, as its new President and CEO.


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Codemasters Drops First 'Dirt 4' Gameplay Trailer

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:12:01 +0100

(image) You'll be able to race on long rally courses, compete with other vehicles in rallycross, or participate in short races in Landrush.


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G.Skill Adds Tenkeyless KM560 Mechanical Keyboard To Its Family

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:38:02 +0100

(image) To flesh out its growing family of mechanical keyboards, G.Skill announced the KM560, its first tenkeyless (TKL) model. It’s essentially a sawed-off version of the KM570.


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Apple Halts Qualcomm Royalty Payments During Legal Battle

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:58:01 +0100

(image) Apple has taken its fight with Qualcomm out of the courts and into the balance sheets.


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EK Water Blocks’ Newest Monoblock Is Nearly Half The Size Of The Board It Fits On

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:22:02 +0100

(image) EK Water Blocks revealed a monoblock for the Asus ROG Strix Z270i Mini-ITX motherboard. That motherboard is so small that the EK-FB Asus Z270i Strix RGB Monoblock takes up the majority share of the board’s surface area.


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Two GTX 1080 Ti Water Blocks Join Phanteks' GPU Liquid Cooler Roster

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:02:01 +0100

(image) Phanteks annouced two new water blocks for the Asus GTX 1080 Ti Strix and Gigabyte GTX 1080Ti Gaming OC graphics cards.


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Nintendo Announces Nintendo 2DS XL

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:42:02 +0100

(image) The portable system is a successor to the wedge-shaped Nintendo 2DS, introduced as a budget option for people who want to play Nintendo 3DS games without paying for stereoscopic 3D support.


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Watch Us Play The 'Heroes Of The Storm' 2.0 Update at 1pm PDT

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:32:02 +0100

(image) Th new update will let you gain any hero or item through loot chests, and it also lets you level up heroes past level 20.


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Chrome 62 To Mark All HTTP Websites As 'Not Secure' In Incognito Mode

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:12:02 +0100

(image) Google will begin marking unencrypted web pages that ask for user data, as well as all HTTP web pages that are loaded in Chrome's Incognito mode, as "not secure." The change will arrive in version 62 of Chrome in October, this year.


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SilverStone Announces The Vital Series VT02 Compact Mini-STX Chassis

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:48:02 +0100

(image) SilverStone announced the Vital Series VT02 Mini-STX case. This is the very same small form factor chassis the company had on display earlier this year at CES 2017.


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Noctua Lets Intel's Skylake-X 'Basin Falls' X299 Socket Slip, LGA 2066 Inbound

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:28:02 +0100

(image) Noctua’s latest announcement is the first official recognition of the rumored LGA2066 socket for the forthcoming X299 Basin Falls platform, which marks a departure for Intel’s HEDT platform.


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Acer Mixed Reality HMD Doesn’t Do Mixed Reality

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:08:02 +0100

(image) As far as we can tell, and as far as Acer would say, the company’s mixed reality HMD is actually just a VR HMD with inside-out tracking.


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Symantec Rejects Google’s Certificate Plan, Promises To Be Good From Now On

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:18:02 +0100

(image) Symantec offered alternative improvements it can make to its certificate validation process to avoid Google's plan to distrust all of its existing certificates.


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Acer Announces New Aspire, Swift Laptops

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:02:01 +0100

(image) Acer introduced new members of the Aspire and Swift laptop series during its announcement-filled event in New York.


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'Prey' Demo Now Available On Consoles, PC Requirements Published

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:48:01 +0100

(image) One thing that wasn't specified in the requirements was storage space so be sure to leave more than enough room for the game.


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Acer Unveils Three New Monitors For Gamers And Professionals

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:42:02 +0100

(image) Two of the monitors have 4K resolution while the third display has WQHD resolution. Pricing and the release date for all three monitors weren't revealed.


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Acer Reveals New Ryzen Desktops, Predator Gaming Laptops

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:22:01 +0100

(image) Acer teased new Aspire GX desktops featuring AMD's Ryzen 7 1700X processor and revealed the Predator Helios 300 and Predator Triton 700 gaming laptops at an event in New York today.


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'Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands' Now Bundled With Select MSI Motherboard and PCs

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:02:02 +0100

(image) MSI and Ubisoft are teaming up once again to offer a free copy of "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands" to anyone purchasing select MSI X99/H270/Z270 gaming motherboards or MSI gaming desktops.


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Microsoft Jumps The Gun With Vive Deluxe Head Strap Pre-orders, Outs Possible Shipping Date

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:52:02 +0100

(image) Microsoft is accepting pre-orders of the HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Head Strap days in advance of the announced pre-order date. If Microsoft is to be believed, the head strap comes out on June 5.


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ASRock Updates 200-Series Motherboards With Intel Optane Support

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:48:01 +0100

(image) ASRock released BIOS updates for its 200-series motherboards to add support for Intel Optane memory technology.


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Big Promises From Razer’s Lancehead Wireless Mouse

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:32:01 +0100

(image) With its wireless Lancehead gaming mouse, Razer is making some big promises. We’re accustomed to companies blasting marketing spiels that claim their new product is the “World’s First/Best/Awesomest” widget, but Razer is taking that to a new level.


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AMD Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.4.4 Driver Now Available

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:22:02 +0100

(image) Attention all you Radeon owners out there: AMD released its Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.4.4 driver.


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Unity Engine Beta Update Supports Nvidia VRWorks

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:48:01 +0100

(image) According to Nvidia, adding VRWorks to titles created with the Unity Engine will be significantly easier thanks to the recently released Unity 2017.1.0 Beta 2


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FSP Launches Windale CPU Coolers

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:18:02 +0100

(image) FSP decided to enter the CPU cooling market with the Windale series, which includes two products that utilize CPU direct contact technology, where the heatpipes come in contact with the CPU's lid and aren't just embedded into the heat sink's base.


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AMD Releases New Windows 10 x64 Ryzen Chipset Drivers

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:52:01 +0100

(image) Those of you rocking a brand new AMD Ryzen build should head on over to the AMD website and download the v17.10 AMD Ryzen chipset drivers.


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FCC Announces Plan To 'Gut Net Neutrality'

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:42:02 +0100

(image) Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai revealed a proposal to roll back the net neutrality protections introduced by the Obama administration.


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Watch The Reveal Trailer For 'Call of Duty: WWII,' Which Arrives November 3

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:18:02 +0100

(image) A private multiplayer beta is coming later this year, and a pre-order of the game grants you access to the session.


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Hyundai ‘Blue Link’ Vulnerability Allows Thieves To Start Cars Remotely

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:48:01 +0100

(image) Hyundai's use of cleartext communications and hardcoded passwords may have allowed car thieves to remotely unlock and then steal Hyundai cars (2012 and newer).


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EK Water Blocks Catches Asus' Apex With Latest Monoblock

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:42:01 +0100

(image) EK Water Blocks is on another frequent product announcement kick lately. The last few weeks have seen an assortment of full-cover GPU water block releases. This week, EKWB appears to have its focus on monoblocks. EKWB released one for the Maximus IX Apex.


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Hot Wheels Head To 'Forza Horizon 3' On May 9

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:22:17 +0100

(image) Remember when racing cars in your living room meant dragging plastic vehicles along the floor, up the furniture, and around other fixtures? Well, soon Microsoft will appeal to that nostalgia with an update that will bring Hot Wheels to "Forza Horizon 3."


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Get Your Hands On The Patriot Viper V570 Gaming Mouse Now

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:22:02 +0100

(image) Last summer at Computex, Patriot expanded its lineup of gaming peripherals and showed off what would become its new flagship mouse, the Viper V570. Now, the mouse is available, and it costs $60.


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Nvidia Offering Three Free VR Games With Its Oculus Rift Bundle

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:32:01 +0100

(image) Nvidia has teamed up with Oculus once again to announce a limited time offer of three free VR games with the purchase of qualifying GPUs and systems.


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Wave Computing Announces Early Access Program For Its Super-Fast Machine Learning Appliance

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:08:02 +0100

(image) An Early Access Program is now available for Wave Computing's machine learning solution, which is a compute appliance that can deliver high performance and scalability for training neural networks.


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MSI Bundling Intel Optane With Some 200 Series 'OPT BOOST' Motherboards

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:02:02 +0100

(image) MSI announced a trio of new 200 Series 'OPT BOOST' motherboards that will be bundled with a pre-installed 16GB Intel Optane Memory module.


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Report: Gaming Websites Influencing The Next Generation of Cybercriminals

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:36:02 +0100

(image) A recent report by the United Kingdom's' National Crime Agency claims that young people are being indoctrinated into hacking crimes via gaming cheat websites and modding forums.


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'Sniper Ghost Warrior 3' Launches Today With A New Trailer

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:32:02 +0100

(image) CI Games' latest title will put you in Georgia to take down a separatist group and to find your lost brother.


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IBM, Stone Ridge Technology, Nvidia Break Supercomputing Record

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:12:02 +0100

(image) What happens when you take 60 IBM POWER processors and 120 Nvidia GPUs up against a massive 716,800 processor supercomputer? You smash a record.


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Microsoft Advises You Not To Manually Install The Windows 10 Creators Update

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:18:01 +0100

(image) The company said it's taken user feedback into account with the update's rollout and used that information to decide what systems are ready for the next version of Windows. These safeguards are supposed to protect you from issues with specific hardware.


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New 'Deathstorm' DLC, Capture The Flag Mode Come To 'Sniper Elite 4'

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:02:01 +0100

(image) The free update for all players also includes a new map called Urban for multiplayer and Survival modes.


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Biostar Joins The RX500 Fray With New RX580, RX570, RX550 Cards

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:48:01 +0100

(image) Although a bit late to the party, Biostar is launching its own Radeon RX500 cards, including one RX570 with an aftermarket cooler.


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Epic Games Updates 'Paragon' With New Hero, Skins, Loot Crates

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:42:01 +0100

(image) The game also received other improvements, such as the ability to choose between its three musical themes, to help fine-tune the experience.


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Nvidia's GeForce Game Ready 381.89 WHQL Driver Adds Support For Five Games

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:22:02 +0100

(image) Nvidia released the new Nvidia Game Ready driver for "Heroes of the Storm 2.0" and "Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 3."


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VR Thriller: 'Wilson’s Heart' Proves You Don’t Need Jump Scares To Frighten Your Audience

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:02:02 +0100

(image) Twisted Pixel and Oculus Studios collaborated to bring a deep, story-driven, psychological thriller set in the 1940s to life in VR. If you like frightening mysteries, "Wilson’s Heart" should be right up your alley.


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Capcom Delays 'Not A Hero' DLC For 'Resident Evil 7: Biohazard'

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:58:02 +0100

(image) Delaying an expansion isn't particularly uncommon. But this particular DLC was teased in the ending of "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard" with the Spring 2017 release date, so it wouldn't have been unreasonable to assume "Not A Hero" was almost finished.


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Samsung Teases Biometric 'FaceSense' VR Controls

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:48:01 +0100

(image) The system works by measuring electrical signals generated when you look around, speak, or change your facial expression. That data is then translated into commands for the Gear VR HMD, which in turn allows you to experience VR without moving your hands.


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