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Next-Gen RTX 4000 GPUs From NVIDIA to Use TSMC’s 5nm Process Node

It feels like just yesterday we saw the disastrous launch of current-gen GPUs and many of us are still struggling to get our hands on one. Even though stock availability has improved considerably since pandemic highs, prices are at an all time worse. The (sub) $200 price bracket for graphic…

Qualcomm Unveils its Next Generation Flagship SoC, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Qualcomm recently unveiled the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, their next flagship offering. Qualcomm is dropping the old serial naming scheme for their flagship SoCs, and “8” will now be a series moniker. Meaning subsequent generations will be named serially, like Gen 2 and Gen 3. Aside from the name,…

“What does going to space mean to you?” — Bethesda Details Their Vision For Starfield with Gorgeous Concept Art

Starfield is one the most highly-anticipated games of the coming year. It’s Bethesda‘s next big title and the first one under Microsoft Studios. As was confirmed at E3 last year, Starfield is indeed an Xbox exclusive but will also launch on PC. It’s currently set to release on 11th November,…

Upcoming RTX 3090 Ti GPU Tipped To Feature 21 Gbps GDDR6X memory from Micron

Like all the other tech giants, NVIDIA is ready to make a splash at CES 2020. The company is ready to announce a slew of new RTX 30-series graphic cards along with an updated 12GB model of the RTX 2060. Among the expected announcements is the reveal of a brand…

Forget Snapdragon 8 Gen1, Qualcomm’s next flaghsip SoC Might Be Called Snapdragon 8Gx Gen 1

Update: The new Snapdragon flagship has been unveiled and it’s called Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. Original article: By now, it’s common knowledge that Snapdragon 898, the company’s next flagship mobile processor won’t be called as such. Instead, the rumors have pointed towards a new name and for the longest time,…

Non-K SKUs for Intel Alder Lake Pictured For The First Time Along with Specs Leak

We’re weeks away from Intel‘s show at CES 2022 where its set to reveal a host of products and announce several release dates. Most notably, Alder Lake mobile and potentially Arc Alchemist GPUs will see a concrete release date along with a full-on spec dump. However, there’s one more thing…

Even More Windows 11 Apps To Get Updated With Microsoft’s Mica Material

No matter what you think about Windows 11 as a whole, whether it’s about functionality, utility or even a reason to upgrade, there’s no denying that the OS looks gorgeous. It’s clear that Microsoft spent a lot of time and effort making sure that Windows 11 looks like a modern…

Made-in-China Tesla Model Y Starts Shipping To Customers With AMD-Powered Infotainment System

Back in June at Computex 2021, AMD unveiled that the upcoming Tesla Model S and Model X will be utilizing a custom AMD APU similar to that in the PlayStation 5. This chip would obviously be a part of the infotainment system inside the Tesla cars. And with that kind…

Apple Will Make its Own 5G Modems in Partnership with TSMC for 2023 iPhones

Apple finally enabled 5G support on its iPhones last year with the release of the iPhone 12 lineup. This leap in connectivity was powered with Qualcomm‘s 5G modems. Qualcomm is the leading 5G modem manufacturer/supplier in the smartphone world and has an almost monopolistic hold over the market share. However,…

Microsoft Edge (Stable) Just Got A Whole Lot More Secure But At A Slight Performance Cost

Microsoft has just released stable version 96.0.1054.29 for Microsoft Edge over the past weekend and while it does bring a wide variety of new features and improvements, there is one addition that clearly stands out. Super Duper Secure Mode, a special high-security mode inside Microsoft Edge, is now part of…

Intel 14th Gen Meteor Lake GPU Tiles To Utilize Three Different Nodes For GPU, Compute, and I/O Tile

We’ve barely gotten over Intel‘s Alder Lake launch with the desktop CPUs still available sparsely and many in the process (no pun intended) of waiting for Alder Lake mobile. Yet, news for future Intel Core series has already hit the fence and the speculation train has routed its journey. Just…

Snapdragon 8 Gen1 Name All But Confirmed As Qualcomm Announces Branding Changes Ahead Of Next-Gen Reveal

Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon lineup of mobile SoCs is the go-to choice for many Android manufacturers. From big names like Samsung to upcoming brands like Realme, every Android manufacturer has put Qualcomm Snapdragon chips inside their phones. Even though Snapdragon CPUs aren’t the most popular in terms of sales, they’re still the…

Sony Officially Patents PS5 Faceplates, Suggesting Official Custom Faceplates Are On The Way

No matter where you stand in the trivial console debate, it’s no arguing that this generation’s more interesting design was seen in the PS5. Not only did it have a striking, futuristic appearance but it also was functionally superior to the Xbox Series X due to how repair-friendly it was.…

Gigabyte’s DRM Fix Tool is Here To Fix Intel Alder Lake Performance

Intel‘s Alder Lake lineup of processors have retaken the performance crown from AMD ever since they launched earlier this month. Alder Lake has proved to be a worthy investment for Intel and has genuine benefits over the traditional CPU architecture. The fact that Alder Lake’s hybrid architecture based on the…

GeForce Now is Coming to LG’s WebOS Allowing You To Stream Games Directly To Your Smart TV

It’s no debate that LG smart TVs are the hottest TVs on the market right now. From cutting-edge hardware to intuitive software, it seems like they’ve got the formula nailed down. While the tech behind their OLEDs has been perfected to a tee, without the webOS software powering it all,…

Intel Core i7-12700 Alder Lake Mobile Processor Leaves All Competition Behind in Leaked Cinebench Scores

Alder Lake mobile has been making quite the rounds lately. That’s telling because the chip isn’t even officially announced yet. The amount of leaks and rumors surrounding Alder Lake-P have stirred up the conversation to the point where we can’t wait for the launch. All signs point towards a dethroning…

Microsoft Kills x64 Emulation on ARM-based Windows 10 PCs and Makes It Exclusive to Windows 11 Only

Last year back in October, Microsoft announced that it has joined hands with Qualcomm in efforts of making x64 emulation possible on Windows 10 on ARM, aka Windows 10 devices running on ARM processors. This was quite the exciting news as it finally gave users hope that proper 64-bit x86…

Windows 11 is Getting A New Media Player

Microsoft has never quite been able to find its grips with a go-to media player for Windows. Let’s be honest, people only use the Windows Media Player because they don’t have the actual player they want to use installed or maybe because it’s too much of an effort to change…

Xbox Backwards Compatibility Gets 76 New Games in Massive Update But Today’s Additions Are The Very Last

No matter where you stand in the everlasting trivial console wars, one department that the Xbox clearly wins in is backwards compatibility. Sony executives have even gone on to say that nobody wants to play old games and their focus on developing new exclusives whilst completely neglecting even the thought…

Nvidia Image Scaling (NIS) is Now Open-Source And Better Than AMD FSR

Nvidia is known to harbor some of the best PC tech around, from its leading-edge graphic cards to software wizardry such as DLSS, the company is no stranger to innovating the market. However, as much as Nvidia is an leader in this field, they like to keep it all to…

Intel Core i7-12800H Destroys All Existing Mobile Chips in Leaked Geekbench Score Including Current Flagships From Both AMD and Intel

Intel is geared up to launch Alder Lake mobile chips at CES 2022 in January of next year. There are two different versions of Alder Lake mobile coming to the market, Alder Lake-M and the more powerful Alder Lake-P. Even though we’re quite excited about the upcoming reveal, almost everything…

Intel Alder Lake-P Has An Interesting Correlation Between Its SKU Names and Clock Speeds

Intel is currently enjoying temporary domination in the desktop CPU market with its Alder Lake processors and the company is looking forward to launching the mobile variants at CES 2022. Alder Lake mobile will come in two flavors, Alder Lake-M and Alder Lake-P with the latter being the more powerful,…

Microsoft Releases Windows 11 Build 22000.346 With New Emojis And A Laundry List Of Bug Fixes

Fresh off the heels of Build 22499, Microsoft has just released a new cumulative update for Windows 11, but this time in the Beta and Release Preview channels. Build 22000.346 is essentially a fix dump as it brings forth a plethora of quality of life improvements to Windows 11 while…

Rainbow Six Extraction Will Release on January 22nd and You Can Play With Your Friends For Free

Ubisoft took to Twitter yesterday to finally announce the release date of the highly anticipated Rainbow Six spinoff, Rainbow Six Extraction, along with some more key details. While the game was initially supposed to come out on September 16th, it was delayed to a January 2022 release earlier this year.…

AMD Zen 4 Mobile APUs with Up To 16 Cores Are Supposedly Coming in 2023

The recent launch of Alder Lake processors has stirred up the highly-contested CPU market once again, and with the company now set on revealing its mobile lineup at CES 2022, it’s high-time the competition is ready for a prompt response. While AMD is also expected to reveal its Ryzen 6000…