Kuo: Apple might release two ARM-based MacBooks this year

Apple has made it official that it will transition its entire Mac lineup from Intel processors to its own custom silicon based on the ARM64 architecture. The company hinted that the new CPUs will debut in a Mac later this year, which naturally invites …


Apple has made it official that it will transition its entire Mac lineup from Intel processors to its own custom silicon based on the ARM64 architecture. The company hinted that the new CPUs will debut in a Mac later this year, which naturally invites to speculation as to what that...

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Amazon bans TikTok citing “security risks,” then says it was all a mistake

Amazon apparently had planned to request its employees to delete TikTok from their phones according to a company-wide email obtained by The New York Times. The company cited “security risks” as the primary reason. The email specifically requested that …


Amazon apparently had planned to request its employees to delete TikTok from their phones according to a company-wide email obtained by The New York Times. The company cited "security risks" as the primary reason. The email specifically requested that employees delete TikTok from any device that can "access Amazon email."...

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Microsoft is urging publishers to offer next-gen game upgrades at no cost

To accomplish this task, the tech giant has allegedly placed restrictions on how publishers are allowed to handle next-gen upgrades. As we said, they are not required to use Smart Delivery to grant customers next-gen game upgrades, but according to Hot…


To accomplish this task, the tech giant has allegedly placed restrictions on how publishers are allowed to handle next-gen upgrades. As we said, they are not required to use Smart Delivery to grant customers next-gen game upgrades, but according to Hot Hardware, they also cannot charge for those same upgrades.

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The developers of Superhot are giving away the sequel for free to owners of the first game

On Thursday, the developers of the somewhat bizarre, yet entertaining shooter Superhot dropped the reveal trailer for the follow-up—Superhot: Mind Control Delete. The game is a standalone expansion to the time-bending first game, a mashup of the FPS an…

On Thursday, the developers of the somewhat bizarre, yet entertaining shooter Superhot dropped the reveal trailer for the follow-up—Superhot: Mind Control Delete. The game is a standalone expansion to the time-bending first game, a mashup of the FPS and Puzzle genres.

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Researchers develop new cathode coating that extends lithium-ion battery life and boosts safety

As the Argonne National Laboratory highlights, lithium batteries have utilized cathode coatings for more than 15 years albeit in a limited capacity. Existing implementations only blanket a small part of the outside of the cathode particle and aren’t ef…


As the Argonne National Laboratory highlights, lithium batteries have utilized cathode coatings for more than 15 years albeit in a limited capacity. Existing implementations only blanket a small part of the outside of the cathode particle and aren’t effective when it operates at a high temperature or high voltage.

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New GeForce drivers add Resizable BAR support

Nvidia’s latest GeForce Graphics Driver 465.89 brings support for Resizable BAR to the GeForce RTX 30 series, in addition to optimizations for Outriders, DiRT 5 ray tracing, Evil Genius 2 and Kingdom Hearts.


Nvidia's latest GeForce Graphics Driver 465.89 brings support for Resizable BAR to the GeForce RTX 30 series, in addition to optimizations for Outriders, DiRT 5 ray tracing, Evil Genius 2 and Kingdom Hearts.

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Mobile app usage spiked in Q2 as social distancing gripped the globe

PC shipments weren’t the only thing on the rise during the second quarter as Covid-19 gripped the globe. As millions of people were ordered to shelter in place, reliance on mobile skyrocketed to new heights.


PC shipments weren’t the only thing on the rise during the second quarter as Covid-19 gripped the globe. As millions of people were ordered to shelter in place, reliance on mobile skyrocketed to new heights.

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Klipsch introduces second-gen true wireless earbuds

American speaker maker Klipsch on Friday introduced a trio of new wireless earphones including a high-end model built in collaboration with the McLaren Formula 1 racing team.


American speaker maker Klipsch on Friday introduced a trio of new wireless earphones including a high-end model built in collaboration with the McLaren Formula 1 racing team.

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Far Cry 6 leaks: features Breaking Bad’s Giancarlo Esposito, launches February 18, largest Far Cry to date

A report from last month claimed the sixth main entry in the long-running series would be announced at July’s Ubisoft event, which takes place this Sunday. It’s one of the five “AAA” games the company said it would release before the end of March 2021—…


A report from last month claimed the sixth main entry in the long-running series would be announced at July’s Ubisoft event, which takes place this Sunday. It’s one of the five “AAA” games the company said it would release before the end of March 2021—Watch Dogs: Legion, Gods & Monsters,...

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PC shipments soar as more people work from home

With Intel experiencing CPU shortages and factories in China closing due to lockdown requirements, PC shipments were down between eight and twelve percent in the first quarter of the year, marking the worst quarter since 2013. But as the manufacturing …


With Intel experiencing CPU shortages and factories in China closing due to lockdown requirements, PC shipments were down between eight and twelve percent in the first quarter of the year, marking the worst quarter since 2013. But as the manufacturing plants reopened and more people began working remotely, the market...

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