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New Rainbow Six Siege Test Server Patch Removes “Hidden” Mechanics

Nearing the end of the season, Rainbow Six Siege Operation Neon Dawn will make one more round of balancing changes. A new update to the test server tweaks the gadgets and loadouts of ten operators. The patch also contains an adjustment to the ranked match cancellation feature and fixes for…

New Update to GeForce Experience adds WhisperMode 2.0 that uses AI to keep the Noise Level in Check

GeForce Experience is Nvidia’s companion application for its graphics cards. Since its launch, it has been the one-stop solution for all gaming needs for Nvidia’s users. Nvidia has also been adding more value-added services to the application. Since the launch of the Ampere series of graphics cards, Nvidia has added…

Sony May Come Out with a Modest Spec’d Compact Xperia

Remember when Sony came out with some amazing devices. Even before the time of the smartphone lineup, we saw some amazing Sony Ericsson devices. These were then infused with the Walkman branding and it just boosted all sales. Then came the world of the smartphones and we saw sony pushing…

RuneScape Studio Jagex Bought For Second Time in One Year

British video game developer and publisher Jagex has once again changed ownership. The studio best known for its popular MMORPG RuneScape and Old School RuneScape has been acquired by an American private equity company by the name of The Carlyle Group. Just last year, Jagex was sold by Fukong Interactive…

Netflix Pushes an Update for Android Users: xHE-AAC Codec Introduced to Output Better Audio in Places With Distortive Background Noise

Netflix continues to improve its services. The company has somehow managed to be the benchmark streaming service in the world. Not to mention, with the widest reach, Netflix is the most popular streaming service in the market. Now, they increase streaming quality via good servers and some software tweaks here…

Samsung And Apple to Include Blood Glucose Level Monitoring in their upcoming Smartwatches

Smartwatches and fitness bands are increasing in both quality and quantity for the past few years. Smartwatch sales increased by 20% in the first half of 2020, which could be attributed to Covid-19. However, more and more people are preferring smartwatches compared to traditional premium watches. The fitness tracking features…

Cyberpunk 2077’s Latest Patch is Breaking Save Files, Here’s How to Bypass it

Cyberpunk 2077’s first big update landed recently and fixed up the game quite a bit. In addition to general bug fixes and optimizations, the update also made improvements to stability on all platforms. However, it turns out that while it did patch out quite a few bugs, update 1.1 for…

The Unannounced Surface Laptop 4 or Surface Laptop 3+ Passes Bluetooth Certification

The surface laptops from Microsoft have been around for a few years now. The devices are known for their build quality and premium pricing. Despite higher price tags compared to the competition these devices have been able to create a market for themselves. The Surface Laptop 3 released late in…

Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake-S CPUs and 600-Series Motherboards With Matching LGA 1700 Socket Arriving In September Claims Leak

Intel is readying to release its 11th Gen Core series, codenamed Rocket Lake-S, early this year. These CPUs could be soon succeeded by the company’s 12th Gen Alder Lake-S processors. Incidentally, the Alder Lake-S CPUs will require a new series of motherboards with an LGA 1700 socket. Intel’s 12th and…

Leaked Poster Reveals the Quad Camera Array on the Back of the Upcoming Motorola Edge S

According to a study conducted in 2016, an average smartphone user often upgrades the device after using it for around 2 years. The average lifetime of a smartphone nowadays would be even more than 2 years, which is the reason why we have started seeing super expensive devices (e.g. Galaxy…

Xbox increases Pricing for Xbox Live Gold & Shortly After Reverts The Decision: Free-To-Play Games to be Available to Everyone on Xbox

Xbox’s gaming service is perhaps unparalleled. The company offers its online premium service at a good cost, giving a plethora of titles to choose from. Not to mention, it is better than any of the competitors’ offerings. This gives it an added edge, of course. A couple of hours ago,…

Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.1 Containing Stability Improvements and Bug Fixes Now Live

After an unpleasant launch last year, Cyberpunk 2077 has been struggling with a lot of issues. Many players reported encountering a lot of bugs and there were complaints about the game’s performance, particularly on current-gen consoles. A month after release, patch 1.1 for the game which addresses a lot of…

GTA Online Update Adds Stunt Vehicle “Slamtruck”

This week’s update to Rockstar’s GTA Online adds a new stunt truck called the Vapid Slamtruck. Additionally, the update introduces a new podium vehicle for The Diamond Casino. Lastly, the regular discounts have refreshed and a double money and RP event is live for a select few missions. Vapid Slamtruck…

New Valorant Patch Reworks Split, Brings Harsher Punishments for Griefers

Riot Games’ competitive first-person shooter Valorant has received a new patch that overhauls Split. The infamous map is one of three that the game launched with last year, and has long been regarded as one of the most annoying maps to play. In addition to major changes for the map,…

Limbo and Inside developer Playdead is working on a open-world sci-fi adventure game as per latest report

The developers of critically acclaimed titles Limbo and Inside, Playdead, is working on a new game. Playdead had partnered with Epic Games Publishing in early 2020 and this seems like their first project with the label. As part of the partnership, Epic Games Publishing will cover 100% of the development…

Apple May Push Apple VR Glasses To Make Room for Apple Glass: High Performing, High-priced Products

Apple is considered a pioneer of innovative technology. We saw this ever since the first iPod. Now, Apple has a diverse portfolio of products in its lineup. Now, we have also gone through a lot of rumours about Apple Glass. While we thought we were going to see it last…

Google Developing ‘App Pairs’ For Split Screen Functionality In Android 12

Google is reportedly attempting to improve the “Split Screen” functionality that currently exists in the Android mobile operating system. With Android devices getting bigger, and even featuring multiple screens, the upcoming iteration of the OS is expected to offer a better experience than the current one. The Split Screen process…

Leaked Video of the Upcoming ROG Phone reveals a Secondary Display on the back

Dedicated gaming phones started with the release of the Razer Phone. Though the device could not be as popular as Razer would have like, it started a trend in the industry. It was the first smartphone to ship with a high refresh rate display. Many other companies including manufacturers in…

Leaks Suggest Xiaomi Would Launch Mi 11 & Redmi Note 10 Lineup in India

Xiaomi does not back out from investing in the Indian market. It is a perfect place for the budget-oriented company. Ishan Agarwal keeps a close eye on their updates. The tipster brings an exciting bit of news for all of us in his latest tweet. He talks about the Xiaomi…

Nvidia clarifies its position regarding the ‘downgrade’ of its G-Sync Ultimate Standard

Yesterday, we reported that Nvidia had quietly decreased the requirements for a monitor to receive the G-Sync Ultimate certification from Nvidia. The company previously required the monitors to support ‘Best HDR with 1000 nits brightness’, which has now been changed to ‘Lifelike HDR’ on Nvidia’s site. Nvidia had also erroneously…

Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon 870 5G Chipset With The Highest High Clock Speed In The World For A Smartphone SoC

Qualcomm and its chip fabrication partner TSMC have come up with the Snapdragon 870 5G Chipset. Manufactured on the 7nm Fabrication Process, the Snapdragon 870 claims to be the fastest System-on-a-Chip (SoC) for a mobile platform. Instead of Qualcomm Snapdragon 865++, Qualcomm and TSMC have launched the Snapdragon 870. Technically…

Xiaomi Launches New Mi NoteBook 14 (IC) in India: Top End Model Runs i5, 8GB RAM & Nvidia MX250

When we covered Ishan Agarwal’s tweet yesterday, no one was sure how on point it would be. Yesterday, the tipster commented on how Xiaomi is planning on announcing a new Mi NoteBook 14 and today, that has just happened. For context, you may read our piece on the topic here.…

ASUS ROG Phone ‘05’ Leaks Online In ‘Live Images’ With Rumored Specifications and Features

ASUS has acknowledged that a new ROG Phone is in the works. However, the company hasn’t offered any details about the high-end mobile gaming device with Android OS. The brand had revealed a teaser on the Chinese microblogging site Weibo. The successor of the ROG Phone 3 might be known…

Rainbow Six Siege Adds “Esports Packs” Obtainable as Twitch Drops

With the Six Invitational 2021 event right around the corner, Ubisoft has unveiled its plans for Rainbow Six Siege’s biggest annual competition. Due to the ongoing pandemic, a lot of events and competitions from the previous year had to be shifted online. However, this year’s Six Invitational will be the…

Apple Has Started Restricting Users from Side-loading iOS Apps on M1 Macs

Apple’s M1 chip MacBooks really set the tone for a new generation of computers. Not only are these machines running on mobile chips but they give excellent performance. Not to mention, they work well with the seriously conservative power consumption which seems unreal. Now, since these MacBooks work on a…