PSA: Nvidia advises to update GPU drivers, security vulnerabilities found in older versions

As detailed in this security bulletin, Nvidia is advising all GPU owners to update to the latest driver which fixes vulnerabilities in the kernel mode layer and the vGPU Manager. A flaw in those could allow data tampering, escalation of privileges, and…


As detailed in this security bulletin, Nvidia is advising all GPU owners to update to the latest driver which fixes vulnerabilities in the kernel mode layer and the vGPU Manager. A flaw in those could allow data tampering, escalation of privileges, and denial of service, among others.

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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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Dell’s redesigned XPS Desktop gets a new compact chassis, 10th-gen Intel inside

Dell has shrunk the latest XPS desktop by nearly 5 liters over the previous model, making it a more attractive package to pre-built PC buyers in tight workspaces. Despite the chassis’ reduced footprint and weight, there’s plenty of headroom for customi…


Dell has shrunk the latest XPS desktop by nearly 5 liters over the previous model, making it a more attractive package to pre-built PC buyers in tight workspaces. Despite the chassis’ reduced footprint and weight, there’s plenty of headroom for customization and expandability to suit a variety of budgets and...

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Images of Samsung’s bean-like wireless earbuds leak online

Back in April, a report from German site WinFuture claimed Samsung’s next earbuds would undergo a major design change. The publication created 3D renders of the wireless buds using leaked information. They go by the codename “beans” due to their kidney…


Back in April, a report from German site WinFuture claimed Samsung’s next earbuds would undergo a major design change. The publication created 3D renders of the wireless buds using leaked information. They go by the codename “beans” due to their kidney bean looks.

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How to Calibrate Your Monitor: The Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide

Monitor calibration is very important to a creative professional’s workflow, but pretty much anyone can benefit from it. Calibration will deliver color accuracy and correct problems with white balance, gamma, and oversaturation. It’ll also help color m…


Monitor calibration is very important to a creative professional's workflow, but pretty much anyone can benefit from it. Calibration will deliver color accuracy and correct problems with white balance, gamma, and oversaturation. It'll also help color matching multiple monitors for a consistent experience.

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Google reveals its new Nest speaker

Last year saw Google reveal its second-generation Google Home Mini, which was rebranded under the Nest banner and now called the Nest Mini. The firm did the same thing with the latest version of the Google Home Hub, renamed as the Nest Hub Max.


Last year saw Google reveal its second-generation Google Home Mini, which was rebranded under the Nest banner and now called the Nest Mini. The firm did the same thing with the latest version of the Google Home Hub, renamed as the Nest Hub Max.

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Elon Musk: Tesla is close to achieving basic level 5 autonomy for its cars

Tesla’s recent market performance surprised many when the company revealed that it had delivered no less than 90,000 vehicles in the second quarter of this year, which is even more impressive when you account for the pandemic-related factory shutdowns….


Tesla's recent market performance surprised many when the company revealed that it had delivered no less than 90,000 vehicles in the second quarter of this year, which is even more impressive when you account for the pandemic-related factory shutdowns. And while the company briefly became the most valuable carmaker thanks...

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Sony invests $250 million into Epic Games

To be more specific, Sony has invested $250 million into Epic Games, giving it a sizable — but not controlling — interest in the latter’s operations.


To be more specific, Sony has invested $250 million into Epic Games, giving it a sizable -- but not controlling -- interest in the latter's operations.

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Facial animation made easy with Unreal Engine’s ‘Live Link Face’ iPhone app

Epic Games has already shown that the upcoming Unreal Engine 5 has some new tools to take advantage of next-generation hardware with an impressive tech demo on a PlayStation 5 devkit. The middleware is capable of graphical scaling at an unprecedented l…


Epic Games has already shown that the upcoming Unreal Engine 5 has some new tools to take advantage of next-generation hardware with an impressive tech demo on a PlayStation 5 devkit. The middleware is capable of graphical scaling at an unprecedented level with better dynamic lighting effects, among other enhancement.

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The ‘Zephyr’ gaming mouse has a built-in fan to eliminate ‘sweaty palms’

That could easily be the result of an “if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it” mindset among mice manufacturers, but one company, “Zephyr,” isn’t content to leave well enough alone when it comes to conventional mouse design.


That could easily be the result of an "if it isn't broke, don't fix it" mindset among mice manufacturers, but one company, "Zephyr," isn't content to leave well enough alone when it comes to conventional mouse design.

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Sony shares first look at PlayStation 5 box art

Sony on Thursday offered a sneak peek at what physical PlayStation 5 game box art will look like on store shelves starting this holiday season.


Sony on Thursday offered a sneak peek at what physical PlayStation 5 game box art will look like on store shelves starting this holiday season.

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Canon’s latest EOS R5 and EOS R6 full-frame mirrorless cameras launched

Using a Canon-made 45MP CMOS sensor, the new EOS R5 is able to capture 8K RAW video at up to 30p and 4K at up to 120p. Meanwhile, the EOS R6 shoots 4K video up to 60p and 1080p/120p slow motion. Pre-orders start at $3,899 and $2,899, respectively.


Using a Canon-made 45MP CMOS sensor, the new EOS R5 is able to capture 8K RAW video at up to 30p and 4K at up to 120p. Meanwhile, the EOS R6 shoots 4K video up to 60p and 1080p/120p slow motion. Pre-orders start at $3,899 and $2,899, respectively.

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Razer now offers a mini version of the DeathAdder V2 for gamers with smaller hands

Razer on Thursday officially added a new member to its DeathAdder family of gaming mice, a smaller version of the popular DeathAdder V2 crafted to meet the needs of gamers with petite hands.


Razer on Thursday officially added a new member to its DeathAdder family of gaming mice, a smaller version of the popular DeathAdder V2 crafted to meet the needs of gamers with petite hands.

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Clearview AI faces more scrutiny from UK and Australian privacy commissioners

The United Kingdom’s Information Commisioner’s Office (ICO) and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) are investigating the matter but have not released much information regarding the probe’s goals or what the two bodies wish to …


The United Kingdom's Information Commisioner's Office (ICO) and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) are investigating the matter but have not released much information regarding the probe's goals or what the two bodies wish to learn. The only thing known is that the probe pertains to the UK's...

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Crash Bandicoot mobile game on way from Candy Crush developer

Crash Bandicoot: On the Run once again features Dr. Neo Cortex as the antagonist seeking to take control of the multiverse. It also lets players take control of Crash’s sister, Coco.


Crash Bandicoot: On the Run once again features Dr. Neo Cortex as the antagonist seeking to take control of the multiverse. It also lets players take control of Crash’s sister, Coco.

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Ford employees want company to stop making police vehicles, CEO refuses

Ford provides around two-thirds of the vehicles used by US police, and multiple videos have shown some officers driving them aggressively toward, and in some cases colliding with, protestors. The clip below shows an example of this behavior, which occu…


Ford provides around two-thirds of the vehicles used by US police, and multiple videos have shown some officers driving them aggressively toward, and in some cases colliding with, protestors. The clip below shows an example of this behavior, which occurred in Ford’s HQ city of Detroit after the letter was...

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