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AMD’s Upcoming Threadripper PRO 5000 “Chagall” Series Detailed in Press Brief

The Threadripper 5000 series from AMD has been in the light of leaks and reports for the past few months. We already know a lot about it despite the release still being some time away. However, it seems like AMD is now finally ready to make a proper announcement. Just…

[Exclusive] Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Official Case Renders Leaked

After launching the flagship Galaxy S22 Series line-up, Samsung is expected to unveil a bunch of Galaxy M Series and Galaxy A Series smartphones. This series is primarily focused on budget and mid-premium segment and are launched to go head-to-head with other Chinese smartphone players. Samsung Galaxy A53 5G being…

Intel Core i7-12650HX Alder Lake-S Mobile CPU Spotted on UserBenchmark for the First Time

Alder Lake mobile CPUs have already hit the market with laptops powered by Intel’s newest putting on impressive numbers and taking the crown from both AMD and Apple in terms or raw performance. Even though the Alder Lake-P SKUs are out and about, there is an even powerful series that…

TSMC’s Main iPhone Chip Manufacturing Plant Affected as Nationwide Power Outage Hits Taiwan

This is a developing story. Update: The Taiwanese government has stated that 75% of power has been restored with the rest to be up and running by Thursday night. As we all know, Taiwan is the central hub of semiconductor manufacturing around the world. TSMC alone holds 53% of the…

Windows Update Goes ‘Green’ With New Insider Preview Build

Another Windows 11 Insider Preview build has just hit the dev channel. Preview Build 22567 introduces a couple of new features like — auto scheduling Windows Update to prefer renewable energy, phone sync option during initial Windows setup, and a new security feature called Smart App Control. You can read…

FIFA 23 Will Reportedly Feature Cross-Play for the First Time in the Series’ History

The next game in the long-running FIFA franchise, presumably FIFA 23, is set to bring along a huge feature to the series that fans have long asked for. As of now, there is no word on when the game will release or even any official announcement/acknowledgement of its existence but…

OnePlus Backs Down from ColorOS-based “Unified OS” Plans, OxygenOS Will Remain the Global OS on OnePlus Devices

In September of last year, OnePlus did the equivalent of shooting itself in the foot then sprinkling purified salt on the wound to make it feel as painful as possible, or in other words, it announced a merger with Oppo‘s ColorOS. The software OnePlus devices are so dearly known for,…

Apex Legends Mobile ‘Limited Launch’ Gets a Short Delay

Apex Legends Mobile was announced last year, and since then players are waiting to get their hands on the game. After going through multiple bouts of closed betas last year, EA recently announced a soft launch on February 28th for selected regions.  Sadly, this has now been shifted by a…

To No One’s Surprise, Some of the New RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPUs Are Actually Slower Than the Standard RTX 3070

TGP, or Total Graphics Power is an extremely important term that holds significant value in the laptop market. It singlehandedly dictates how powerful your laptop’s discrete graphics will be. The more power a laptop’s GPU has at its disposal, the more frames it can pump out. That’s why two laptops…

Realme Buds Air 3 and Realme Buds Q2s Prices Leaked Through Early Amazon listing!

Realme is preparing for the launch of the realme GT 2 and the realme GT 2 Pro smartphones for the global market. The launch event of these phones will take place on February 28th at Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona. The devices have already debuted in China last month. Asides…

Elden Ring is Facing Serious Performance Issues on PC and Bandai Namco is Sorry for Them

Elden Ring is finally out. The game hyped so much that it was destined not to fail, well, unless you’re Cyberpunk 2077 but we don’t talk about that. The game released around the world yesterday and delighted players with its vast and immersive open world and somehow even more impressive…

New Windows 11 Insider Preview Build Brings Updated Taskbar Design for Tablets

Windows on ARM is still a mixed bag, although it has continued to improve steadily over the years. Recently, Microsoft released a new Windows 11 preview build for ARM64 PCs with new UI optimisations for tablets. Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22563 introduces a new taskbar state for tablets to…

Nokia Launches New ‘PureBook Pro’ Laptop, an Affordable Machine with Intel Alder Lake Processors and Sleek Aesthetics

Nokia, the company from yesteryear that we all know and love for their legendary phones also makes laptops. This may come as a surprise to you but not only did Nokia make a comeback (sort of) in the smartphone market with HMD Global, but they also have a separate laptop…

RTX 2050 Mobile Turns Out to be Markedly Faster Than the GTX 1650 in Official Benchmark

Back in December 2021, NVIDIA unexpectedly announced three new mobile GPUs aimed at the low-end/entry-level market. One of these three new GPUs was the RTX 2050. Despite being a RTX 20-series card, it was actually based on a GA-107 Ampere GPU with 2048 CUDA Cores carrying 6GB of GDDR6 VRAM.…

[EXCLUSIVE] Realme C31 Prices, Storage and Colors Options Revealed for Europe

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Realme is on a spree when it comes to launching smartphones. They recently launched the Realme 9 Pro Series for Indian and European market and is set to launch its flagship realme GT 2 Series at MWC 2022. Besides that realme will soon introduce a new member…

Microsoft Adds Twitch Support Back to the Xbox Dashboard Nearly 5 Years After Its Removal

Streaming from a console is nothing of a new concept and has been the norm for the past few years. In fact, the OG Xbox One came bundled with Twitch and Microsoft fully integrated it into the Xbox Dashboard in 2014. Somewhere down the line in the frenzy of updates…

Google’s New Developer Preview for Wear OS 3.2 Brings Basically Nothing New to the Table

Wear OS has had a turbulent past to say the least. Despite being the first one to arrive at the smartwatch scene, Google was never able to capture the glory or hype of the Apple Watch and the juggernaut it has now become. This is further made evident by the…

Sony Unveils the Final PlayStation VR2 Design

When Sony released the first PlayStation VR, it surprised a lot of people. Nonetheless, it turned out to be smashing success with over 5+ million units sold, thanks to the conservative price and a solid linup of games. Sony is releasing the next iteration soon, and today they have released…

GIGABYTE Says Next-Gen PCIe Gen5 GPUs Will Move from 8-Pin to New 16-Pin Power Connectors

GIGABYTE today issued a press release today announcing their brand new, flagship power supply: the UD1000GM 5.0. As the name suggests, the UD1000GM 5.0 is a 1000W PSU with an 80 Plus Gold efficiency rating and flagship features but almost none of that matters. The exciting bit here is that…

Bandai Namco Reveals Exact Regional Times For Elder Ring Release Around The World

Elden Ring is days away from us and with hype at an all-time high, the game couldn’t release sooner. FromSoftware, in tandem with George R.R. Martin has created their most ambitious title yet taking heavy cues from Souls games like Bloodborne but still making Elden Ring its own unique thing.…

Valve Overhauls Steam Discount Policy

Steam is one the biggest digital game distribution service on PC, well known for its generous discount runs throughout the year. These discounts also help developers with discovery on the platform, and potentially reach out to a wider audience.   However, some also misuse the system by offering miniscule discounts to…

Intel Reveals Its Roadmap for Processors to Release Throughout 2025: Major Plans Ahead For Client CPUs

Intel is no stranger to laying out plans for its future products. They did exactly that with the announcement of the company’s first-ever discrete GPU lineup, Arc Alchemist, giving us the codenames of the next four generations to come. Same was done for Intel’s upcoming process nodes last year that…

Windows Insider Build Brings New Optimizations and Features for Windowed Games

Microsoft has recently introduced a new game optimization feature on Windows for legacy games on DX10 and DX11. ‘Optimizations for windowed games‘ aims to improve latency and bring new features like Auto HDR and Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) for legacy games running on Windowed and Borderless Windowed mode.  This optimization…

Preorders for the Pre-Binned Core i9-12900KS Go Live with Deliveries Expected in March

Back at CES 2022, Intel announced the Core i9-12900KS, with the “S” standing for “special edition“. Intel has released these types of CPUs in the past as well. They’re basically cherry-picked pre-binned processors that have the best silicone possible for maximum overclocking potential. For the unaware, “binning” is a process in which the the…

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Cyberpunk 2077 ‘Next-Gen’ Update 1.5

Cyberpunk 2077 promised players the moon before release, and we all know how the launch went. Nevertheless, CDPR has been hard at work improving the game and they have recently released the much awaited patch 1.5 for PC, consoles and Google Stadia. This update brings major improvements to the game,…