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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…

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…

Sony Officially Patents PS5 Faceplates, Suggesting Official Custom Faceplates Are On The Way

No matter where you stand in the trivial console debate, it’s no arguing that this generation’s more interesting design was seen in the PS5. Not only did it have a striking, futuristic appearance but it also was functionally superior to the Xbox Series X due to how repair-friendly it was.…

Intel Core i7-12700 Alder Lake Mobile Processor Leaves All Competition Behind in Leaked Cinebench Scores

Alder Lakemobile has been making quite the rounds lately. That’s telling because the chip isn’t even officially announced yet. The amount of leaks and rumors surrounding Alder Lake-P have stirred up the conversation to the point where we can’t wait for the launch. All signs point towards a dethroning of…

Microsoft Kills x64 Emulation on ARM-based Windows 10 PCs and Makes It Exclusive to Windows 11 Only

Last year back in October, Microsoft announced that it has joined hands with Qualcomm in efforts of making x64 emulation possible on Windows 10 on ARM, aka Windows 10 devices running on ARM processors. This was quite the exciting news as it finally gave users hope that proper 64-bit x86…

Windows 11 is Getting A New Media Player

Microsoft has never quite been able to find its grips with a go-to media player for Windows. Let’s be honest, people only use the Windows Media Player because they don’t have the actual player they want to use installed or maybe because it’s too much of an effort to change…

Xbox Backwards Compatibility Gets 76 New Games in Massive Update But Today’s Additions Are The Very Last

No matter where you stand in the everlasting trivial console wars, one department that the Xbox clearly wins in is backwards compatibility. Sony executives have even gone on to say that nobody wants to play old games and their focus on developing new exclusives whilst completely neglecting even the thought…

Microsoft Releases Windows 11 Build 22000.346 With New Emojis And A Laundry List Of Bug Fixes

Fresh off the heels of Build 22499, Microsoft has just released a new cumulative update for Windows 11, but this time in the Beta and Release Preview channels. Build 22000.346 is essentially a fix dump as it brings forth a plethora of quality of life improvements to Windows 11 while…

Valve Delays the Steam Deck Launch to February 2022; Updated Order Availability Detailed

Valve surprised the gaming world earlier this year when they announced that they will be entering the hardware world in a larger capacity than virtual reality with the Steam Deck, a handheld gaming PC that’s chock full of features. To say that it was popular would be an understatement, as…

Denuvo DRM Removed from Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

In case you missed it, just a few days ago, tons of reports surfaced with regards to some PC games being completely unplayable. The cause, as reported, was due to Denuvo, the always-controversial digital rights management (DRM) software that is found in many big AAA titles. While it has been…

HP Omen Laptop Featuring an RTX 3080 Ti GPU and Alder Lake-P CPU Spotted on Geekbench

After the bittersweet success of Intel’s Alder Lake desktop processors, the company is eyeing the reveal and launch of its mobile counterparts soon. We already know a few things about what Intel has in plan for Alder Lake on notebooks due to leaked benchmarks and specs, and today’s Geekbench leak…

Microsoft Loop is the New Hybrid Workspace Of Tomorrow Built on the Back of Microsoft’s Fluid Framework

Microsoft announced its Fluid framework last year and gradually started rolling it out to its suite of Office apps. Fluid, as the name suggests, aimed to offer a fluid and seamless hybrid-workplace experience that synchronized data across apps and devices, allowing teams to easily collaborate on projects. Today, at the…

A New Version Of Windows Defender is Coming To Windows 10 and 11

Security is one of the most essential aspects of any operating system. As such, Windows 10 and 11 come with a modern, native anti-malware component built in to protect users from all kinds of harmful software. So, when you do your risky business, you feel safe even without a third-party…

SEGA and Microsoft Announce Partnership to Create ‘New Strategic Titles’ for SEGA

Just a few weeks ago, Xbox’s Phil Spencer was quoted in saying that Xbox was not yet done with their acquisitions. This latest, however, is not one, although it is a precursor of sorts to what we can see if SEGA and Microsoft put their heads together in terms of…

Intel 12th Gen “Alder Lake-S” Pricing Leaks Before Official Release

Intel’s Alder Lake CPUs might finally give the red camp a run for its money. In the last few generations AMD has managed to match Intel and even surpass them in terms of performance. Although this can change with the release of Alder Lake-S, if priced competitively. Previous leaks have…

Google’s Tensor SoC on Par with Snapdragon 865+ in Raw Performance?

There’s a lot of hype around the newly unveiled Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. The Pixel series in previous iterations have often set the benchmark for other Android phones. While Google doesn’t enjoy the same lead anymore, it still steals the show in camera performance. This year there…

Microsoft Reveals Plans to Celebarate 20th Anniversary of Xbox Release

Microsoft has just confirmed that they will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of Xbox’s release. The special digital broadcast will be held on November 15th, 2021 starting at 10 PM PST. Xbox has confirmed that it will not be announcing any new games at the event. It added, “While we…

Xbox Head Spencer ‘Definitely Not Done’ With Acquiring More Studios

According to Xbox boss Phil Spencer, Microsoft is still not done acquiring more development studios. Speaking at a Wall Street Journal event, Spencer spoke on the foreseeable future for their new flagship console and the goal of acquiring more studios under the Xbox Gaming Studios banner. In the interview (transcribed…

Xbox Apologises for Misleading ‘Fable’ Tweet

Xbox Game Studios has just cleared the air with fans after a tweet was sent out which seemingly indicated an upcoming event concerning the Fable series, currently being developed by Playground Games. The tweets read out (original tweets have since been deleted): We’re excited to kick off something special tomorrow!…

Microsoft Announces Partnership with Medal.tv for Xbox Clips

Medal.tv is one of the fastest-growing game capture platforms out there, and in an effort to broaden their reach they have snagged a high-profile partnership with Xbox custodians, Microsoft. The partnership, according to Medal.tv’s Medium post, will see Xbox players seamlessly syncing their most prized gameplay clips across the whole…

Microsoft Finally Releases The Redesigned Paint App For Windows 11, But Only For Insiders

Preparations for Windows 11‘s general availability on October 5 are in full swing. However, that doesn’t mean Microsoft has forgotten the Insider version of Windows 11, in fact, that’s where the exciting stuff is happening. Just announced today, a redesigned version of the iconic Paint app is making its way…

Dolby Vision Announced for The Xbox Series X|S

Microsoft has just announced that its current generation consoles, the Xbox Series X|S will now be supporting Dolby Vision Gaming; Dolby’s pairing with its Atmos feature that will introduce visual fidelity to more than 100 next-gen HDR titles that are available now or coming soon. Dolby Vision will be available…

Chip Shortages Will Extend to 2022 According to AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su

AMD’s CEO Dr. Lisa Su in a recent interview at the CNBC Code Conference briefly talked about the state of global chip supply. CEO Lisa Su expects supply constraints to last till 2022, with the first half of the year being particularly ‘tight’. Industry experts have echoed similar expectations and…

Ubisoft Offers Free Rainbow Six Siege Showdown Pack After Confusion Over One Event Challenge

In light of the confusion caused by the return of Rainbow Six Siege’s limited-time mode Showdown, Ubisoft has offered a Showdown pack to its players as a peace offering. The cause? A particular challenge that initially included what looked like a Showdown pack. Named the “New Sheriff in Town” challenge,…

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