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Microsoft Closes off The Year with Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22523

As we all approach the festive joys of Christmas everyone, including Microsoft employees, are taking a break for the Holidays. As such, the final flight for the year of 2022 has just been pushed out to the Dev Channel. Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22523 is here and it brings…

RTX 3070 Ti 16 GB and RTX 3080 12 GB Delayed But RTX 3090 Ti Still On Track For January Launch

For the past few months, it has been widely known within the industry that NVIDIA is working on a bunch of new SKUs of their RTX 30-series GPUs, in fact the existence of two different RTX 3070 Ti SKUs was known as far back as March of this year. Not…

New Windows 365 Business Update Brings Windows 11 Support and More!

Windows 365 is a cloud solution from Microsoft that offers remote Windows access from any device. Microsoft also offers Windows 365 Business, geared for organizations running up to 300 instances of Windows. Earlier this year Microsoft announced new features for Windows 365 Business customers which are finally starting to roll…

Windows Terminal is Becoming the Default Command Line Experience in Windows 11

Since the dawn of time, the default terminal emulator in Windows has been the Windows Console Host (conhost.exe). Therefore, the default command line experience was tied to Windows Console Host as PowerShell and Command Prompt, and other terminals, would always open inside it. This is about to change. Starting in…

Spice Up Your PS5 With Sony’s Newly Announced Galaxy Themed Faceplate Covers

Many PlayStation 5 owners were excited when Dbrand announced custom cover plates for the console. Sony however wasn’t that thrilled and apparently sent the company a cease and desist letter. Unsurprisingly a few weeks back Sony filed a patent for the PS5’s faceplates, sparking speculation about a possible release later…

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 User Manual and Prices Leaked

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 is rumored to launch next year alongside Samsung Galaxy S21 FE. The tablet has been leaked several times in past in form of CAD and press renders. Today we have managed to get the user manual of the tablet alongside European prices. Samsung Galaxy Tab…

Sony Acquires Valkyrie Entertainment As Its Fifth Acquisition for PlayStation Studios This Year

Sony has been keenly rounding up the game-development studios it has worked with lately under the PlayStation Studios umbrella. Through 2010 to 2020, it only acquired two studios but since then, 14 more have been added in just the span of a few months. With four studio acquisitions in 2021…

New Insider Preview Build Brings Offline Voice Commands to Windows 11

Microsoft released a new Windows 11 Insider Preview build today, dubbed 22518, to the dev channel. This build has quite a few additions which we are going to talk about here. Sadly, the build won’t go live for ARM64 PCs yet due to a bug that causes a rollback when…

Confused Between Filament and Resin 3D Printers? Here’s What You Need to Know

3D printers look like something straight out of a Sci-Fi film, but recent advancements have made them really accessible to the average hobbyist. Generally, budget 3D printers are of two types, Fused Deposit Modelling (FDM) and Stereolithography (SLA).  In this article, we are going to talk about resin printers (SLA/MSLA/DLP)…

Exclusive: Realme Narzo 50a and 50i Prices Revealed for Europe

Realme is set to launch two Narzo 50 series smartphones soon in Europe, the Narzo 50a and Narzo 50i. Today we have got exclusive information about European prices, storage and color options of the smartphones ahead of official launch. Realme Narzo 50a and Narzo 50i are successor’s of realme Narzo…

Sony is Working on a Xbox Game Pass Competitor Set to Launch Next Year

Microsoft has seen massive success with its Xbox Game Pass subscription service which lets you stream and download a healthy selection of games on your Xbox and PC at the cost of a monthly fee. Xbox Game Pass also gets all Microsoft exclusives on day one so if you’re a…

Intel Looking to Deepen Ties with TSMC in Hopes of Securing 3nm Supply

Intel has acted as its own foundry for ages manufacturing its own chips without relying on a third-party. However, with significantly competition over the past few years and a stagnating business portfolio, Intel decided to change that and launch its IDM 2.0 strategy. With this change, Intel would not become…

The RTX 2060 12GB Model Has Been Confirmed in the Strangest of Ways

Rumors surrounding a revised version of the RTX 2060 carrying 12GB of memory have been floating around for quite a while and we even knew that NVIDIA was likely to reveal the GPU at its CES 2022 show. However, it seems that the company might have made a little slip-up…

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…