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European Union Proposes to Make USB-C the Mandatory Charging Standard for Portable Devices

The European Union doesn’t shy away from using legislatory powers to regulate big tech. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in 2018 and is one of the toughest security and privacy laws in the world. They have stepped in again for consumers, and this time…

Windows 11 Insider Build 22463 Fixes Taskbar Alignment Issues and Rounds Off More Corners

Fresh off the heels of last week’s updates, Microsoft has just pushed this week’s Windows 11 Insider build to the Dev Channel. Build 22463 arrives just days before Windows 11’s general availability and brings forth moderate improvements with no new features to Windows 11. As usual, there are several bug…

Why Intel Chose TSMC Over Its Own Manufacturing Process For Arc Alchemist GPUs

Intel‘s upcoming lineup of Arc Alchemist graphic cards represent the company’s very first serious foray into the discrete GPU market. But, even with such a pivotal product that doesn’t have the room to fail, Intel chose to trust one of its competitors. Instead of manufacturing the GPUs in its own…

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S22 Will Come in 5 Colors Including Dark Red

Samsung‘s next flagship phone is still months away but the first round of leaks and rumors is already here. Samsung Galaxy S22 will most likely launch in January of next year so the good folks over at Galaxy Club sensed everyone’s hunger and gave us something to fulfil our appetite.…

Nvidia To Launch ‘SUPER’ Refreshes of RTX 3000 Series Cards Next Year? Recent Rumors Reveal Some Specifications

We recently reported on a rumor on the potential RTX 3090 next-gen replacement, but today we have some news on something more practical, which is the upcoming SUPER refreshes of the Ampere gaming GPUs. Twitter user Kopite7 recently (Via VideoCardz) shared some details on the upcoming SUPER cards, like the…

Microsoft’s PC Health Check App is Back For Everyone and It’s Actually Useful This Time

Windows 11 has a confusingly high bar for its system requirements and Microsoft hasn’t been abundantly clear about that. Many have been left baffled by the company’s decisions of, essentially, leaving millions of PCs behind, while many are just bewildered as to why. Microsoft has reiterated time and time again…

Gran Turismo 7 Pre-Orders Are Live, Here’s Everything You Need To Do About Them Including the Prices and Different Editions

As the release date inches closer and closer, fans are getting more excited for Gran Turismo 7. Following up on last week’s explosive trailer at the PlayStation showcase, Sony is back with more details regarding Gran Turismo 7’s pre-orders. The blog post uploaded today explains what you’ll get in each…

Rumor: Next-Gen Nvidia Ada Lovelace AD102 GPU Could Hit Clock Speeds of Up To 2.2 GHz, Having More Than Double The RTX 3090 Compute Performance

When it comes to GPUs, Nvidia has lost very little in the face of a resurgent AMD, and this is made possible by consistently maintaining technological dominance generation after generation. Nvidia’s top-end gaming GPU, the RTX 3090 is still uncontested in its bracket, and if a recent rumor comes to…

Nvidia Chooses Elder Scrolls Online To Debut its New Anti-Aliasing Technology, DLAA

By now, we all know and love DLSS. It has shook the industry to the point where competitors have had to come out with their own versions just to stand toe-to-toe with Nvidia. While, DLSS is great and all, Nvidia has developed a new technology derived from DLSS, and Elder…

This Week in Windows Insider: TPM 2.0 Requirement For Virtual Machines and Amazon AppStore’s Microsoft Store Debut

Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Build 22458 for Insiders in the Dev Channel on September 15th. On the other hand, Build 22000.194 was released in the Beta and Release Preview Channel on September 16th. Both of these updates are incremental and bring essentially nothing new to the table. There are…

The New iPad Mini Has A Slower A15 Bionic SoC Than iPhone 13’s, Loses To iPhone 12 Pro Max in Some Tests

At its September event, Apple took the stage to announce its 2021 lineup of devices. Out of these, the iPad Mini 6 and iPhone 13 were revealed to share the same processor under-the-hood, the new A15 Bionic SoC. The A15 Bionic being the beast it is, this was great news…

Call Of Duty: Vanguard Beta is Running On A Higher Average Resolution On Xbox Series X Compared to PlayStation 5

Call Of Duty: Vanguard has had a somewhat confusing beta run so far with multiple PlayStation-exclusive runs, but a public beta open to everyone finally arrived this weekend. Dataminers and leakers had a field day with this weekend’s beta, uncovering loads of information on maps, modes, operators and various other…

Google’s Tensor Chip for the Pixel 6 Won’t Break Benchmark Records, But Still Packs Enough for a Solid Experience

While this was a long time coming, Google finally decided to shift away from Qualcomm and partner up with Samsung to work on their own in-house chips, the first of which we will see on the upcoming Pixel 6 line of devices. The general expectations were that Google would go…

Microsoft Finally Rolls Out Redesigned Photos App To Insiders and Releases PowerToys in the Microsoft Store

Things are starting to ramp up as we approach Windows 11‘s initial release of October 5. Microsoft is patching the little corners and crevices up in time to make the general availability version of Windows as polished as possible. While the version we’ll see on October 5 isn’t going to…

Should You Upgrade To The New iPhone 13? A Spec-For-Spec Comparison With The iPhone 12

Apple just held its annual September event yesterday where they announced their 2021 slate of refreshed products. By now, everyone knows that Apple announces the new iPhone models this month, but there are always some extras that accompany the iPhone. This time, Apple revealed a new iPad Mini, a new…

Nintendo Unveils Switch Update for Bluetooth Audio Support

Nintendo, through their Nintendo of America twitter account (@NintendofAmerica), has just announced a huge update for their hit handheld gaming console, the Nintendo Switch. This update will introduce Bluetooth audio to the device, finally allowing players to connect their Bluetooth-capable devices to the Switch. The latest #NintendoSwitch update is now…

Death Stranding Director’s Cut to Utilize the DualSense’s Capabilities for a More Immersive Experience

Death Stranding, the highly polarizing debut title of Kojima Productions, has confirmed the upcoming release of its Director’s Cut version for the PlayStation 5. Numerous changes have already been confirmed for this specific version and one that is particularly anticipated is how the action game will utilize the brand-new features…

PlayStation 5 Finally Gets M.2 Expandable Storage Support in September Software Update

Fans have been longing for PlayStation to finally unlock the M.2 slot in their PS5s for expandable storage. Sony sort of listened and enabled the feature in beta with a very particular set of requirements few back ago. Still, only a select few were able to test this feature and…

Here’s Your First Close-Look At The New Windows 11 Photos App

After updating several of its most popular Windows apps, Microsoft is finally releasing the Windows 11 design update to Photos. The revamped Photos app has been teased for a long time, but with the release of the Build 22454 in the Dev Channel, it’s making its way to users, at…

“Success is not illegal” – Court Rules in Favor Of Apple in the Long-Running Apple vs. Epic Trial

In August 2020, Epic Games made a small change to its highly-popular game Fortnite on the iOS platform. Epic introduced a new way by which players could buy V-bucks, the in-game currency, for 20% cheaper than what they had to pay previously. The only catch – players would be taken…

Microsoft Releases Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22454 and 22000.184

As we inch closer to Windows 11‘s launch, Microsoft is still releasing regular updates to the Windows Insider Program to ensure that the OS is ready for its October 5 release. Today, Microsoft announced two new Insider Preview builds separately and these are definitely more incremental updates than feature-packed ones.…

Gran Turismo 7 Will Release On March 24, 2022 For PS5 and PS4

It’s been about a year since we last saw and heard from Polyphony Digital on Gran Turismo 7. Today’s PlayStation Showcase finally broke that silence with a new in-depth trailer and a release date. Gran Turismo 7 is on track (no pun intended) for a March 24th release on both…

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 Announced For PS5 With 2023 Release Window

Update 2: Bryanna Lindsey, the lead VFX artist at Insomniac Games has confirmed via Twitter that the game’s impressive trailer was not a pre-rendered cutscene. The whole trailer was, in fact, running in real-time on a PlayStation 5, further adding to the graphical chops of the PS5 and highlighting the…

Marvel’s Wolverine, Developed By Insomniac, Announced At The PlayStation Showcase

Just announced at the PlayStation Showcase 2021, Insomniac is working on a brand new standalone Wolverine game. Insomniac has an incredibly rich history developing comic-book games that have been praised critically and have received commercial success. So, it’s a no-brainer that Sony wanted to capitalize on the team at Insomniac…

Uncharted: Legacy Of Thieves Collection Announced For PS5 and PC, Coming in 2022

Following a long-running train of rumors, PlayStation has finally just announced a proper remaster of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and Uncharted: A Lost Legacy, collectively titled “Legacy Of Thieves” for both PC and PlayStation 5. The collection will contain both games as a singular bundle remastered for the next-gen…