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Microsoft has acquired yet another gaming platform, Smash.gg announces Acquisition by Microsoft

For the last two to three years, Microsoft has been on a shopping spree acquiring gaming studios here and there. A few weeks ago, Microsoft announced one of the biggest news of the year in the gaming industry. The company acquired Zenimax Media, which owns developers like Bethesda Softworks, id…

Google News Showcase Will Pay Publishers To Offer Select Stories Usually Hidden Behind Paywall

Google is attempting to attract news readers to premium publications that charge readers by hiding the content behind Paywalls. The Google News Showcase will grant access to select paywalled stories, and help publications build relations with readers. Google will soon offer readers access to paywalled stories through News Showcase. The…

Renders of The Galaxy Buds Pro Surface: A Familiar Design & Violet Colour Seen

Samsung may be launching its next series of flagship devices in the coming month. We are still basing all of this on rumours though. Apart from that, it is that time that we can expect the next generation of Galaxy Buds. A while back we got to know from SamMobile…

Snapdragon 888 Brings Along Performance Gains: 5nm Process, Integrated 5G Model, Better AI and Image Processing

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips have made their mark on the industry. Right now, most leading devices on the market are supporting these chipsets. Not to mention, aside from Apple’s in-house SoCs, these are the benchmark for performance in mobile devices. The last set of Snapdragon 865 processors were quite powerful chips.…

Apple Patents an Extended Battery Strap For Future Apple Watches

Apple has a great range of products in its lineup. The recent M1 Macs were a welcome addition as well. Now, we have seen rumours for an upcoming Apple Watch that may just follow the same design language as the iPad and iPhones. The boxy design, although quite welcomed on…

Google Offering ‘Android Enterprise Essentials’ Mobile Management Service To Small Companies

Google is now offering ‘Android Enterprise Essentials’ to Small and Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs). The platform is essentially a Mobile Management Service that attempts to create and maintain a secure environment for mobile devices and communication. Many large enterprises have always had varying iterations of Mobile Management Service. However, SMBs rarely,…

Microsoft and LG Become Partners To Ensure Xbox Series X and S Gaming Consoles Have The Optimum Settings Always

Microsoft has signed an exclusive marketing partnership with LG Electronics. As a direct result, LG’s OLED TV technology is now the official TV partner of Microsoft’s new Xbox Series X gaming console. To ensure the next-generation high-end gaming consoles like the Microsoft Xbox Series X and Series S have the…

Ubisoft is Finally Addressing Rainbow Six Siege’s Pesky Bullet Holes

Five years after its release, Rainbow Six Siege players are still discovering new game mechanics that even the developers themselves did not expect. One such example is the peeking through bullet holes mechanic that was discovered late last year. Everyone from the casual community to professional players would utilize this…

UK Scalper Group Claims To Have Secured 1,000 Xbox Series X and 500 PlayStation 5 Units

UK scalper group CrepChiefNotify, which provides subscription-based service to its members, now confirms that it has secured more than 1000 Xbox Series X Units. CrapChiefNotify itself doesn’t have the consoles; instead, its members, guided by this firm, have it. “We just notified our members of a Xbox Series X restock…

A new update Will Improve the Dark Theme in the Chrome Browser

Despite its ability to chug even the mightiest systems, Google Chrome remains the most popular browser irrespective of the platform. The dark theme for the system has been here for quite some time now, but it does not make the whole system dark. Even though the browser respects the universal…

Microsoft is Working on Running Android Apps natively on Windows

With the inclusion of ARM-powered M1 chips, Apple was able to run the iOS apps natively on the new macOS BigSur. The initial impressions of the iOS applications on the MacBooks have not been great as people are used to controlling these with their touch-input rather than mouse and keyboard.…

AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT GFX Clock Limit Is 3.0 GHz Which Is 200 MHz More Than RX 6800 XT and RX 6800 Graphics Cards

AMD’s latest RDNA 2, Big Navi Graphics Cards, the AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series have slightly different internal configurations. However, the company has locked down the graphics processor frequency of all the variants. If over-clockers can somehow manage to break the lock, the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT could offer…

Report Suggests Forza Horizon 5 Might Release Next Year

Jeff Grubb, who was the first to predict Need For Speed Hot Pursuit Remaster, now claims that Forza Horizon 5 will release next year. The GameBeat’s Journalist revealed in the Xbox Empire Podcast that Forza Horizon 5 might release earlier than its brother title, Forza Motorsport. “We saw Forza Motorsport…

Are the new Tiger Lake powered laptops holding their grounds compared to the M1 powered MacBooks?

2020 has been a rollercoaster ride for everybody, but the year was particularly worse for Intel. First, Apple announced to do away with Intel and was actually able to produce a powerhouse in the form of a new M1 chip. Then the arch-rival AMD was able to achieve an IPC…

AMD is working with its AIB partners and expects the prices of the RX 6800 series Graphics Cards to reach MSRP in 4 to 8 weeks

Like any gaming hardware launched within the past few months, AMD struggles to cater to the demand of the RX 6800 series and RX 6900XT graphics cards. The scalpers are making it difficult for gamers to purchase their intended hardware, bet it the PS5 and Xbox Series consoles and GPUs…

Contrary to earlier reports the upcoming TWS earphones from Samsung will be called ‘Galaxy Buds Pro’

As the year-end is coming close, the rumors around the upcoming Galaxy S21 devices and their peripherals are getting more frequent.  Reports suggest that Samsung may unveil the next iteration of its flagship truly wireless earphones with the Galaxy S21 smartphones. A few weeks ago, we reported that Samsung had…

AMD ‘Big Navi’ Cards Launch Was Merely For Promotion As Dealers Stand No Chance Of Receiving Any Decent Quantum, Reveals Reseller

It appears AMD may have rushed to launch its latest Big Navi, RDNA 2, or Navi 2x based AMD Radeon 6000 Series of graphics cards. The company hasn’t been able to meet even the smallest of delivery promises or schedule, claimed a dealer. Many buyers and even distributors have been…

Cyberpunk 2077 Cross-Saves For Next-Gen Consoles Confirmed

While CD Projekt Red’s upcoming dystopian role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077 was scheduled for launch earlier this year, a series of delays pushed its launch beyond the release of the next-generation consoles. The current release date for the game is December 10th, at which point it will be available on PlayStation…

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 8 and Surface Laptop 4 Latest Images Leak Online Confirming Specifications And Dimensions?

Microsoft’s upcoming Surface Pro 8 as well as the Surface laptop 4 have leaked online in the form of images. They confirm the dimensions as well as the basic specifications of the premium tablet and laptop. Microsoft Surface Pro 8 tablet and the upcoming Surface Laptop 4 have appeared in…

Rumours Claim Samsung To Be Working on a TriFold Design for the Fold 3: A Rolling Display in the works as well

Samsung was one of the first major smartphone manufacturers to target the folding display devices technology. It did make sense since the company is a champion in the displays department. Now, a couple of years into the technology and we see Samsung leading the curve. We do believe that as…

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Now Available For An Offer You Can’t Refuse

Microsoft’s video game subscription service, the Xbox Game Pass, is now discounted to an offer you can’t refuse. Usually, the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate goes for $14.99 a month; however, this new deal on target will set you three months for $19.99, saving $25.00. Canadian players can head over to…

Xbox Head Phil Spencer likes the Innovative Features of the new DualSense Controller

The most important change other than the new SSD tech and support for Ray-Tracing in the PlayStation 5 console is the new DualSense controller. It is the biggest design change from Sony since the launch of the original DualShock. The most innovative features of the new controller are its haptic…

AMD Ryzen 7 5800U ZEN 3 ‘Cezanne’ CPU With Powerful Vega GPU Leaks Online

The AMD Ryzen 5000 series of CPUs have been appearing online for quite some time. While the CPUs appear to have the latest ZEN 3 Core Architecture, AMD has some AMD Ryzen 5000 Series processors with ZEN 2 Cores as well. Now a new CPU has appeared online which appears…

Amazon Web Services Suffers ‘Severely Impaired’ Services In Select Regions For Back-end Critical API

Amazon Web Services or AWS has indicated that a small portion of its vast Cloud Infrastructure has suffered a malfunction. According to the company, the ‘US-EAST-1 region is suffering a “severely impaired” service.’ The malfunction appears to be inside an API that’s critical, among other services, for the Internet of…

PS Plus free games for December may include Just Cause 4, Worms Rumble and Rocket Arena

As we are waiting for PlayStation to reveal the free PS Plus games for December in the US, PlayStation SA (Saudi Arabia) has revealed the games for December. It is not sure whether the US will get the same games as well, but PS Plus games are usually the same…