Intel’s unreleased i7-11700K is being sold and shipped in Germany

Intel’s eleventh-generation desktop processors, codenamed Rocket Lake, were announced in general terms at CES 2021, but only the flagship i9-11900K was formally named.


Intel’s eleventh-generation desktop processors, codenamed Rocket Lake, were announced in general terms at CES 2021, but only the flagship i9-11900K was formally named.

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Insiders say Google lacked the focus and discipline to run a successful game studio

Stadia broke from Google’s typical “start small and build” philosophy of product development. Unlike other Google products with long beta cycles, like Gmail, it was marketed and hyped as a full service that was ready to kill off consoles. Stadia head P…


Stadia broke from Google's typical "start small and build" philosophy of product development. Unlike other Google products with long beta cycles, like Gmail, it was marketed and hyped as a full service that was ready to kill off consoles. Stadia head Phil Harrison said it was "the future of gaming."...

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Nvidia begins rolling out Resizable BAR support for RTX 3000 GPUs

Resizable BAR is a feature of the PCIe standard that enables a system’s CPU to see the entirety of the GPU’s memory subsystem, instead of just a small 256 MB portion. Implementing the feature requires low-level support in the CPU, motherboard, and GPU,…


Resizable BAR is a feature of the PCIe standard that enables a system’s CPU to see the entirety of the GPU’s memory subsystem, instead of just a small 256 MB portion. Implementing the feature requires low-level support in the CPU, motherboard, and GPU, which is how AMD, who designs all...

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Nvidia begins rolling out Resizable BAR support for RTX 3000 GPUs

Resizable BAR is a feature of the PCIe standard that enables a system’s CPU to see the entirety of the GPU’s memory subsystem, instead of just a small 256 MB portion. Implementing the feature requires low-level support in the CPU, motherboard, and GPU,…


Resizable BAR is a feature of the PCIe standard that enables a system’s CPU to see the entirety of the GPU’s memory subsystem, instead of just a small 256 MB portion. Implementing the feature requires low-level support in the CPU, motherboard, and GPU, which is how AMD, who designs all...

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Apple quietly added iPhone and MacBook repairability rankings to its French website

French law now requires electronics manufacturers to post repairability scores for their products. The legislation went into effect on January 1, but companies have until next year before regulators begin imposing fines to enforce the rule. Apple and S…


French law now requires electronics manufacturers to post repairability scores for their products. The legislation went into effect on January 1, but companies have until next year before regulators begin imposing fines to enforce the rule. Apple and Samsung have already started displaying the labels on their websites (below) and...

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ASUS ROG STRIX B450-F Gaming II Review

The new ASUS ROG STRIX B450-F Gaming II strikes a balance between compatibility, performance, and price. Featuring support for AMD’s new Ryzen 5000 family, a sleek modern aesthetic, and a capable VRM cooling solution, it aims to answer the question of …

The new ASUS ROG STRIX B450-F Gaming II strikes a balance between compatibility, performance, and price. Featuring support for AMD's new Ryzen 5000 family, a sleek modern aesthetic, and a capable VRM cooling solution, it aims to answer the question of whether there is still a place for B450 motherboards in 2021.

System Shock remake arrived this summer, download the free demo now

Since this is a remake and not a remaster, everything from the gameplay, graphics, and user interfaces to the levels and acquire-able gear have been revamped, updated, or outright replaced. While exploring the game, you’ll find entirely new areas that …


Since this is a remake and not a remaster, everything from the gameplay, graphics, and user interfaces to the levels and acquire-able gear have been revamped, updated, or outright replaced. While exploring the game, you'll find entirely new areas that never existed in the original System Shock, though your core...

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The Framework Laptop is the latest attempt at a true modular laptop

One of the major complaints about laptops introduced in the last few years has been that manufacturers are almost always prioritizing thin and light designs over upgradeability and repairability. Many PC laptops still have replaceable and/or upgradeabl…


One of the major complaints about laptops introduced in the last few years has been that manufacturers are almost always prioritizing thin and light designs over upgradeability and repairability. Many PC laptops still have replaceable and/or upgradeable components like RAM and SSD storage, but in the case of MacBook owners...

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Stanford researchers identify four key causes of “Zoom fatigue” and how to fix them

Professor Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of the Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab, recently looked into the psychological impact of prolonged video chats and identified four key elements that can lead to what is commonly referred to as Zoom f…


Professor Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of the Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab, recently looked into the psychological impact of prolonged video chats and identified four key elements that can lead to what is commonly referred to as Zoom fatigue.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake for PS5 adds a Yuffie adventure DLC and graphical enhancements

Sony’s State of Play aired on Thursday afternoon but didn’t have any groundbreaking announcements to knock fans’ socks off. Mostly it consisted of updates to games we already knew were on the way, including Returnal, Kena: Bridge of Spirits, Deathloop,…


Sony's State of Play aired on Thursday afternoon but didn't have any groundbreaking announcements to knock fans' socks off. Mostly it consisted of updates to games we already knew were on the way, including Returnal, Kena: Bridge of Spirits, Deathloop, and Oddworld: Soulstorm. Sony also took the time to announce...

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FCC approves $50 broadband subsidy to help bridge the digital divide amid the pandemic

The Emergency Broadband Relief Program is a $3.2 billion federal initiative that’ll provide eligible households with discounts of up to $50 per month for broadband service. Those living on tribal lands may be eligible for a $75 monthly discount, the FC…


The Emergency Broadband Relief Program is a $3.2 billion federal initiative that’ll provide eligible households with discounts of up to $50 per month for broadband service. Those living on tribal lands may be eligible for a $75 monthly discount, the FCC said in its announcement.

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Hot Wheels Unleashed arrives for PC and consoles this September

It’s been quite a while since we were treated to a proper Hot Wheels video game, and it now looks like fans are getting their wishes answered with Hot Wheels Unleashed which comes as a result of a partnership between Mattel and Milestone Team.


It's been quite a while since we were treated to a proper Hot Wheels video game, and it now looks like fans are getting their wishes answered with Hot Wheels Unleashed which comes as a result of a partnership between Mattel and Milestone Team.

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Millions are flocking to Robinhood to trade cryptocurrencies

In comparison, the number of new crypto customers on Robinhood peaked at 401,000 in a single month last year with a monthly average of around 200,000 users trading on the platform for the first time in 2020.


In comparison, the number of new crypto customers on Robinhood peaked at 401,000 in a single month last year with a monthly average of around 200,000 users trading on the platform for the first time in 2020.

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Sony plans to unlock PlayStation 5’s storage expansion later this year

Unlike Microsoft and its proprietary storage expansion on the Series X|S, Sony went the third-party route with the PlayStation 5 that’ll let players choose from a variety of NVMe options as long as they’ve been certified for use.


Unlike Microsoft and its proprietary storage expansion on the Series X|S, Sony went the third-party route with the PlayStation 5 that'll let players choose from a variety of NVMe options as long as they've been certified for use.

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Telegram gets auto-deleting messages, expiring invite links and more in latest update

WhatApp’s recent privacy policy controversy has resulted in millions of users flocking to alternative platforms, who’ve since felt the need to up their game in providing useful features and support in the hope of retaining and growing their userbases.


WhatApp's recent privacy policy controversy has resulted in millions of users flocking to alternative platforms, who've since felt the need to up their game in providing useful features and support in the hope of retaining and growing their userbases.

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In-Home Streaming Faceoff: Steam Remote Play vs. Moonlight

Whether you just want to play Skyrim in bed, or take your your work apps with you to the living room, solutions like Steam in-home streaming and remote dek offer a near-flawless experience.


Whether you just want to play Skyrim in bed, or take your your work apps with you to the living room, solutions like Steam in-home streaming and remote dek offer a near-flawless experience.

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District court judge orders Valve to hand over Steam sales data to Apple

This is unfortunate news for Valve. As the company explained in its original position statement, since it’s a private firm, it is not obligated to store and disclose information to the same extent that a public company would. This means that Valve does…


This is unfortunate news for Valve. As the company explained in its original position statement, since it's a private firm, it is not obligated to store and disclose information to the same extent that a public company would. This means that Valve does not retain the sales data Apple asks...

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Newly discovered iOS 14 trick makes rearranging apps a snap

Fortunately, someone on TikTok stumbled across a previously unknown quirk in iOS 14 that allows you to move multiple apps at once. Apple never announced this feature, and so far as we know, no beta testers or data miners ever discovered it.


Fortunately, someone on TikTok stumbled across a previously unknown quirk in iOS 14 that allows you to move multiple apps at once. Apple never announced this feature, and so far as we know, no beta testers or data miners ever discovered it.

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BioWare stops Anthem Next development to focus on the next Mass Effect and Dragon Age

We had already heard that EA would soon decide the future of its overhyped and not-so-successful third-person shooter/RPG. Many Anthem fans held hopes of a No Man’s Sky-style overhaul, but while that was previously the plan, it looks like it just wasn’…


We had already heard that EA would soon decide the future of its overhyped and not-so-successful third-person shooter/RPG. Many Anthem fans held hopes of a No Man's Sky-style overhaul, but while that was previously the plan, it looks like it just wasn't meant to be.

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