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Hand of Fate 2 ‘Combat Reforged’ Update Makes Major Changes to Combat

Hand of Fate 2 by Defiant Development is a mix between a card game and an action role-playing game. Launched last year in November, the game has been regularly updated, with a downloadable content pack called Outlands and Outsiders added in June. Recently, the game received the Combat Reforged update 1.6.0…

Q4OS v2.6 updates Trinity to version 14.0.5

The Debain-based Linux distribution Q4OS has just released its version 2.6. Still a part of the version 2.x branch, this update doesn’t introduce anything substantially noteworthy. The Q4OS distribution comes with either the Trinity desktop or the KDE Plasma 5 as seen in several recent Linux distributions. In that context,…

Nitrux 1.0.15 brings Kernel 4.18.5 and Plasma 5.13.4 for Most Secure and Integrated Performance Yet

Nitrux 1.0.15 has just hit the shelves following a release statement last week. Nitrux is an Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution operating system. Its most prominent feature is its Nomad desktop which integrates the K Desktop Environment (KDE)’s plasma desktop with enhanced and specialized graphics and display design. When this distribution…

Canalys Report Shows AMD’s Threat to Intel ‘AMD Grew 54% Last Year as compared to Intel at 3.3%’

After a long time reigning in the processor market enjoyed by Intel, AMD came out with the Ryzen series of processors to give Intel a run for its money. Since then the slowly progressing technology of the Intel processors has been lacking behind the red competitor. Ever since the Ryzen…

Overkill’s The Walking Dead PC Closed Beta Starts October 9th

First-person shooter game by Overkill The Walking Dead will begin a closed beta phase next month. Developed by Overkill Software, the game is quite different from the famous narrative series by Telltale. Announced via livestream yesterday, the closed beta for The Walking Dead will start October 9th for those who…

AMD Working On XGMI Interconnection Technology For Vega 20 To Compete With NVLink From Nvidia For The HPC Market

After Nvidia’s not so well received release of the new GeForce RTX cards last month, there has been talks of the new cards from the red side. AMD had revealed the new Vega cards using the 7nm architecture back at Computex 2018 in June. AMD seemingly is going to be…

GNOME 3.32 Scheduled to be Released Early Next Year with Expected Wayland Improvements and UI and UX-related changes

The 35th stable update for the free and open-sourced GNOME 3.30 desktop environment was released on 5th September, as announced by Gnome News. The release came just after the six months of the release of GNOME 3.28. GNOME 3.30 offered introduction of some major latest features, new applications and included…

Linux From Scratch & Beyond Linux From Scratch 8.3 Release uses Linux Kernel 4.18.5

Linux From Scratch version 8.3 has been announced by its renowned editor, Bruce Dubbs, along with Beyond Linux From Scratch on the 2nd of September, 2018. Linux From Scratch is a community oriented project that serves as an essential handbook and guide to creating one’s own Linux System from scratch.…

A Round Up of Firefox Updates: v62.0 Brings CSS Shape and Font Support

Mozilla has pushed out a whole round of updates to its web browsing products over the last few days. Mozilla Firefox’s Version 62.0 was released just a few days ago on the 5th of September for the desktop using mass public. Version 62.0.1 was just released on the 7th of…

Jeelight 2.0 Released, Includes Scene Editing, Community Uploads, and Enhanced Ambilight

Fans of Yeelight, the brand of smart lights under Xiaomi’s umbrella, have plenty more to rejoice about lately. Not only were the latest Yeelight Aurora Strips globally launched today, the Jeelight app for PC was updated to beta version 2.0, which brings a ton of new features not found anywhere…

Mesa 18.2 Brings Radeon EQAA Anti-Aliasing, Improved SteamVR Support, and Tons of Bug Fixes

The Mesa 18.2 driver for Linux has finally been released today after a few minor setbacks occurring in August. This latest driver update features Vega 20 support, OpenGL 4.4 compatibible profile, notable improvements to the RadeonSI OpenGL and RADV Vulkan driver support, OpenGL ES 3.2 support for RadeonSI, and really…

Xiaomi Poco F1 and Mi 8 Receive Unofficial TWRP Builds

The latest sub-brand under the Xiaomi umbrella, called Poco, has been received enthusiastically by the Android community, particularly the flagship Xiaomi Pocophone F1. The Pocophone F1 features 6GB/64GB RAM and internal memory, a 20MP front camera and 12MP + 5MP dual rear cameras, it is running Android 8.1 Oreo, and…

Skybound Games Launches Retail Versions of Slime Rancher and The Long Dark on Xbox One and PlayStation 4

Worldwide retail distributor Skybound Games joins hands with Slime Rancher creator Monomi Park and The Long Dark creator Hinterland Studio to release the titles on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The two titles are now available worldwide on consoles in the form of a retail version containing a few extra items.…

Samsung Galaxy S10 Might Be Priced Higher Than $1000 With Multiple Models Featuring 5G

After an extremely successful launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, the Korean Manufacturer has probably reached far into the development of its S9 successor, which could be one of the first ever smartphones to have 5G. But the new telecommunication standard won’t come without a cost of its own.…

Battlefield V’s Battle Royale mode is called Firestorm, Details Revealed

As we approach the release date of Battlefield V, Electronic Arts has launched the open beta for the game and begun sharing details. Earlier today, the battle royale game mode for Battlefield V, called Firestorm, was revealed. Firestorm Firestorm is Battlefield’s version of battle royale and differs from many others…

Microsoft announces Desktop App Assure to address Office 365 ProPlus app and Windows 10 Compatibility issues

With the announcement of the release of several tools for making shift to a modern desktop easier, Microsoft also announced its introduction of Desktop App Assure which is “a new service from Microsoft FastTrack designed to address issues with Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus app compatibility.” As a leader in the…

Microsoft expands Windows Analytics to Desktop Analytics for better app management in organizations

Microsoft on Thursday announced a myriad of different and incredible tools in order to assist customers in shifting on to a modern desktop. All of these tools are aimed at making modern desktop deployment easier for users. One of these tools is Windows Analytics which has now been expanded to…

Razer Phone 2 GeekBench Scores Leaked To Come With 8GBs Of Ram And Snapdragon 845

In 2017 Razer surprised everyone by launching a new phone. Back then, gaming phones weren’t really a thing, specially coming from companies who make gaming peripherals. The original Razer Phone was a great product, it had a good 5.7 inch 2K IPS LCD display, Snapdragon 835 and 8GBs of ram.…

Official Open GApps Packages Now Available for Android Pie ROMs

Earlier in August we covered an unofficial OpenGApps release for Android Pie ROMs, but now custom ROMs have an official OpenGApps package to flash. This is great for Android Pie custom ROM developers and users of third party ROMs who need to include the latest Google Apps in their ROMs…

All Weapon and Item Changes in Fortnite Patch v5.40

Patch v5.40 for Fortnite is live and adds the new Grappler item. As part of the High Stakes event, developer Epic Games added a new limited time mode called Getaway. While these new additions were revealed in an official livestreams, the patch notes for the update that went live today…

Europa Universalis IV Dharma Content Pack Out Now

Today, Paradox Interactive launched the latest expansion to the empire building game Europa Universalis IV. Titled Dharma, the new expansion pack brings loads of new content to the game and updates existing mechanics. As evident from its name, the Dharma content pack is all about India, although non-Indian nations also…

Updated Android Bionic Commit Suggests API Level 29 will be Android Q

Android Framework versions are presented by API Levels. It is just an integer number which represents the versions. For example, Android 8.0 Oreo has an API Level of 26, Android 8.1 Oreo has an API Level of 27, and Android 9 Pie has an API Level of 28. Starting right…

CSRF Vulnerability in phpMyAdmin 4.7.x Lets Attackers Delete Records through malicious URLs

A Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability has been found in the phpMyAdmin version 4.7.x (before version 4.7.7) through which malicious attackers are able to perform fundamental database operations by tricking users into clicking on maliciously crafted URLs. This vulnerability has been combined under the CVE identification label CVE-2017-1000499 which was…

DoS Vulnerability found in the New Contact Name Field of Microsoft’s People Application

Microsoft has its own centralized address book that combines all your social calls, communications, and connections into one place under the umbrella of its People app. A denial of service vulnerability has been found in the Microsoft people version 10.1807.2131.0 by LORD on the 4th of September, 2018. This vulnerability…

Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability found in Go Pro Fusion Studio v1.2

A local privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the Go Pro Fusion Studio version 1.2. Go Pro Fusion Studio is a specially designed editing software that incorporates all footage editing and modifying features specifically for media created using the Go Pro camera range. Both the Go Pro cameras and the Go…