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Verizon Wireless Reportedly Caps Netflix, YouTube Data Speeds

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:14:02 +0100

(image) Shortly after tech companies, digital rights organizations, and individuals banded together in support of net neutrality, the wireless network provider has reportedly capped data transfer speeds from Netflix and YouTube.


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In Ironic Twist, Intel Accuses Qualcomm Of Anti-Competitive Tactics

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:32:02 +0100

(image) In a statement to the U.S. International Trade Commission, Intel accused Qualcomm of abusing its market position and FRAND patents in order to charge exorbitant royalty rates from OEMs and to exclude competitors from the market.


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PvP Comes 'Ghost Recon: Wildlands' This Fall

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:22:01 +0100

(image) You'll have six classes to choose from and a plethora of maps based on locations from the game world.


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'Overwatch: Game Of The Year Edition' To Get A Physical Release

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:42:01 +0100

(image) Blizzard announced that "Overwatch: Game of the Year Edition" will soon get a physical release.


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WoSign, StartCom Certificates Won't Work In Chrome 61 And Beyond

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:12:01 +0100

(image) WoSign and StartCom certificates will stop working in Chrome 61 and newer versions, as Google will completely eliminate the trust in those certificate authorities. This action is also a warning for other CAs not taking SSL security seriously.


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HTC's Viveport Subscription Boasts More Than 200 VR Experiences

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:52:02 +0100

(image) The service, which offers access to five VR apps in exchange for a monthly fee, now boasts more than 200 titles.


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Watch Us Play 'Rokh' Today At 1pm PDT

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:32:02 +0100

(image) Mars is our new home, but we need to construct a base in order to create a foothold for a permanent settlement on the surface of the red planet.


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[Daily Deal] 72% off the Bopower 4K Action Camera

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:06:02 +0100

(image) Capture 4K videos with this waterproof action camera. Save 72% only today and get it for £42.49 with free delivery in the UK.


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Zotac VR Go Backpack PC: A Stop-Gap For Tether-Free VR (Hands On)

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:02:02 +0100

(image) Zotac's VR Go Backpack PC promises a tether-free VR experience, but should you invest the money into a PC dedicated for virtual reality?


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Die In 'TF2,' Get Hacked IRL? Valve Patches Source SDK Vulnerability

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:02:01 +0100

(image) A vulnerability in Valve's Source SDK, however, could have allowed someone to compromise your system by killing you in a game like "Team Fortress 2" or "Counter Strike: Global Offensive."


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Qualcomm: Apple Dispute Hurt Q3 2017 Profits

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:38:02 +0100

(image) But the company won't back down--chief executive Steve Mollenkopf said on an earnings call that Qualcomm will "appropriately defend the tremendous value that our innovations bring to this industry."


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Asus ROG Introduces Crosshair VI Extreme AM4 Motherboard

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:32:02 +0100

(image) If you want to build a beastly Ryzen rig with all the bells and whistles, this motherboard will probably be of interest to you.


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Oculus Is Now Accepting Applications To Attend ‘Oculus Connect 4’

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:42:02 +0100

(image) The fourth annual Oculus Connect developer conference is coming soon. In October, Oculus will play host to hundreds—perhaps thousands—of developers and creators working in the VR industry. But not just anyone can attend. If you want to go, you must apply.


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So, Uh, Atari's New 'Speakerhats' Are A Real Thing

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:42:02 +0100

(image) Things are getting just a little bit weird over at Atari.


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Thermaltake Offers Up A Tempered Glass View 21

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:28:01 +0100

(image) Thermaltake has once again expanded its LCS Certified line of chassis with the addition of the View 21 Tempered Glass Edition, which according to Thermaltake was designed to "deliver everything an enthusiast needs" for a high-performance system.


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Movidius Launches Updated 'Neural Compute Stick' For $79

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:38:02 +0100

(image) Movidius, now an Intel company, announced that its Neural Compute Stick, an updated version of the Fathom Compute Stick, is now available for sale for about $20 less compared to last year and it will have greater availability through partner distributors.


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Seagate Ships Nytro 141 Low-Cost Consumer SSD

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:52:01 +0100

(image) Seagate plans to announce a new low-cost consumer SSD product line soon under the Nytro product name. The Nytro 141 has already stirred some system builders into a frenzy. The Nytro 141 comes to market at a very low price point.


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WD, SanDisk Ship 3D NAND SSDs

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:58:02 +0100

(image) The new WD Blue and SanDisk Ultra with 3D BiCS FLASH appeared online for sale with up to 1TB, and a future 2TB capacity size coming soon. We have pricing and some paper performance data. These drives may be 850 EVO competitors.


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Cisco Cybersecurity Report: Exploit Kits Down, Email Malware Up

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:22:02 +0100

(image) Cisco's 2017 mid-year cybersecurity report shows a sharp decline in the use of exploit kits, which coincides with a comeback for email spam and malware. The report also shows a rise in ransom and IoT attacks, as well as "destruction of service" attacks.


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[Daily Deal] 50% off the Tile Slim tracker

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:20:02 +0100

(image) This thin tracker slides into your wallet or anything you want to be able to find quickly. Save 50% today with this new deal.


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How computers become infected... and how to protect them [Sponsored]

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:34:01 +0100

(image) The Internet may be a place of great freedom but it’s also one of danger. Whilst navigating the web, users are often unaware of what threats are around the corner and how to avoid them. Here is why…


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Arctic Cooling Introduces AMD Threadripper-Ready All-In-One Coolers

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:02:01 +0100

(image) Those of you planning on upgrading to one of AMD’s upcoming Threadripper processors will be happy to know that Arctic Cooling has updated its line of all-in-one coolers to be compatible with the TR4 socket.


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'Fall Of Oriath' Expansion For 'Path Of Exile' Arrives August 4

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 22:02:01 +0100

(image) Six new acts and 24 bosses await you in the expansion.


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Mozilla Aims To Democratize Voice Recognition Technology With ‘Common Voice’ Crowdsourcing Project

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 21:28:01 +0100

(image) Mozilla launched Common Voice, a crowdsourced project aiming to democratizing voice recognition technology so that small companies can use it to compete against bigger technology players.


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Alphacool Debuts Two New M.2 SSD Cooling Solutions

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:22:02 +0100

(image) Alphacool has added two new M.2 SSD coolers to its lineup with the introduction of the HDX-2 and HDX-3 cooling kits.


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First 177 Cars For 'Forza Motorsport 7' Revealed

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:02:01 +0100

(image) The list includes "The Big Three" automotive brands of Ferrari, Porsche, and Lamborghini.


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Threadripper Competition Emerges As Intel Lets Core i9-7920X Details Slip

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:38:02 +0100

(image) We expected Intel to release the Core i9-7920X later this year, but the sudden appearance on the company's July price list suggests it may come sooner than expected.


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'Marvel Powers United VR,' Hands-On

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:02:02 +0100

(image) In reality, you'll never be a super hero, but in virtual reality, you can! In "Marvel Powers United VR", you can play with up to three friends in a battle against Marvel's Super Villains.


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Fujitsu's 'DLU' AI Processor Promises 10x The Performance Of 'The Competition'

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:38:01 +0100

(image) In addition to the company's plans to build an AI supercomputer with 24 Nvidia DGX-1 systems, Fujitsu also plans to produce an AI processor delivering more than ten times the performance per watt than the competition by 2018.


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[Daily Deal] Save 64% on the Linksys EA6350 Dual Band Gigabit Router

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:28:02 +0100

(image) Enjoy simultaneous dual band for a stronger connection at a wider range with speeds up to AC1200. And save 64% with this new deal.


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Google Glass Resurfaces As Industrial-Grade 'Glass Enterprise Edition'

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 05:02:02 +0100

(image) After two years in hiding, the Google Glass Program resurfaced as Glass Enterprise Edition. Industrial and enterprise customers can now apply for access to Glass hardware and custom software packages to suit the needs of their businesses.


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Maingear R2 Razer Edition Portends Arrival Of Mini-ITX X299 Motherboard

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 22:18:01 +0100

(image) Maingear announced a new small form factor (SFF) co-branded gaming PC that offers Intel Core i9 and AMD Ryzen processors. Similar to the Maingear R1 Razer Edition, it’s a joint effort with Razer and is bathed in green LED lights.


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Google Intros Unverified App Warnings To Make Up For OAuth's Flaws

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 21:02:02 +0100

(image) This change, like other improvements the company has made in recent months, is likely a continued response to the mass phishing attack that affected roughly 1 million people in May.


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Frontier Defense Returns In 'Titanfall 2' With New Free DLC

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:48:02 +0100

(image) The multi-wave mode features five difficulty settings and the ability to purchase tools between waves in order to help you fight enemies.


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Mira Announces Prism, $99 Augmented Reality Headset

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:50:02 +0100

(image) Mainstream augmented reality still needs a kick in the pants, and startup Mira hopes that its iPhone-based Prism AR headset is just the momentum starter.


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FBI Warns About Internet-Connected Toys' Security Risk

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:22:02 +0100

(image) Do you want your kid's Barbie doll or stuffed animal to spy on you?


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Jide Discontinues Remix OS, Its Once-Promising Desktop Version Of Android

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:48:01 +0100

(image) Jide Technology, the Kickstarter-born company, announced that its Remix OS will be discontinued for the consumer market, putting an end to a once-promising desktop version of Android.


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Samsung Increases HBM2 Production To Meet Market Demand

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:48:01 +0100

(image) GPU manufacturers' demand for HMB2 is insatiable. Just look at Nvidia's stock price to see the growth. The increase comes from emerging markets that require increased memory bandwidth to compute complex algorithms and are fueled by high bandwidth memory.


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IBM Goes All Out On Encryption With New ‘IBM Z’ Mainframe

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:02:02 +0100

(image) IBM Z is IBM's answer to the "global epidemic of data breaches" by promising to encrypt everything from applications to services and databases within a corporate network.


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New Cosmetic Items Come To 'StarCraft II' With War Chests

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:32:02 +0100

(image) A War Chest for each race includes new unit skins, emoticons, and portraits.


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[Daily Deal] 58% off the Betron waterproof sleeve case for iPad

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:00:02 +0100

(image) Take your precious iPad to the beach with this waterproof case and save 58% with this lightning deal.


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Buyer Beware! Reports Of Fake Ryzen CPUs Popping Up On Retail Sites

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:12:01 +0100

(image) There are a number of reports of fake Ryzen processors being sold by third party sellers on retail sites such as Amazon and eBay.


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Lenovo's Msytery AR Headset Accompanied By A...Lightsaber?

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 22:48:02 +0100

(image) Over the weekend, Lenovo released a teaser of a surprising new piece of hardware. The company is developing an augmented reality headset, but that’s not the surprising part. Lenovo partnered with Disney to build a lightsaber peripheral.


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More HyperX Alloy Keyboards, Including A TKL Model

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 22:22:02 +0100

(image) And then there were three--mechanical keyboards, that is--in HyperX’s growing lineup. The company has added the Alloy FPS Pro and the Alloy Elite.


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Leap Motion Raises $50 Million To Fuel R&D And Asia Expansion

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 22:02:01 +0100

(image) This funding round will help Leap Motion move beyond games to more lucrative fields.


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Biostar's Racing 200-Series Motherboards Get Intel Optane Support

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 20:12:02 +0100

(image) Biostar has released several new BIOS updates to bring Intel Optane support to its its Racing 200-series motherboards.


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'Gran Turismo Sport' Arrives October 17 On PS4, PSVR

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 19:48:02 +0100

(image) The game will still support PlayStation VR and will feature 4K resolution and high dynamic range for those playing it on the PlayStation 4 Pro.


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SMS Phishing Campaign Targets Brazilian Bank Customers

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 19:38:01 +0100

(image) A phishing campaign in Brazil was asking bank customers to upload a picture of their token cards, containing all of their hardcoded two-factor authentication codes. The system in place seems to have failed in protecting the users against such attacks.


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Myspace Security Flaw Allows For Easy Account Takeover (Yes, Myspace)

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:38:02 +0100

(image) That's not as big a deal now as it would've been when Myspace reigned supreme, but it could still put your personal information at risk.


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Atari Reveals Upcoming Ataribox Console's Design

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:48:02 +0100

(image) That's right. "Atari," "upcoming," and "console" were all used in the same sentence. But don't worry, you haven't accidentally slipped into an alternate timeline or something.


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