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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,…

Intel Core i9-12900K Beats The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X in CPU-Z Single-Core Benchmark By 27%

A new Intel After stagnating behind the red team since Ryzen‘s launch in 2017, Intel is planning to finally make a massive comeback with Alder Lake. Intel’s new 12th generation Core processors will feature a big.LITTLE design which means that the CPU will consist of both high-performance and low-performance cores.…

Why Intel Chose TSMC Over Its Own Manufacturing Process For Arc Alchemist GPUs

Intel‘s upcoming lineup of Arc Alchemist graphic cards represent the company’s very first serious foray into the discrete GPU market. But, even with such a pivotal product that doesn’t have the room to fail, Intel chose to trust one of its competitors. Instead of manufacturing the GPUs in its own…

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S22 Will Come in 5 Colors Including Dark Red

Samsung‘s next flagship phone is still months away but the first round of leaks and rumors is already here. Samsung Galaxy S22 will most likely launch in January of next year so the good folks over at Galaxy Club sensed everyone’s hunger and gave us something to fulfil our appetite.…

Nvidia To Launch ‘SUPER’ Refreshes of RTX 3000 Series Cards Next Year? Recent Rumors Reveal Some Specifications

We recently reported on a rumor on the potential RTX 3090 next-gen replacement, but today we have some news on something more practical, which is the upcoming SUPER refreshes of the Ampere gaming GPUs. Twitter user Kopite7 recently (Via VideoCardz) shared some details on the upcoming SUPER cards, like the…

Call Of Duty: Vanguard Beta is Running On A Higher Average Resolution On Xbox Series X Compared to PlayStation 5

Call Of Duty: Vanguard has had a somewhat confusing beta run so far with multiple PlayStation-exclusive runs, but a public beta open to everyone finally arrived this weekend. Dataminers and leakers had a field day with this weekend’s beta, uncovering loads of information on maps, modes, operators and various other…

Microsoft Finally Rolls Out Redesigned Photos App To Insiders and Releases PowerToys in the Microsoft Store

Things are starting to ramp up as we approach Windows 11‘s initial release of October 5. Microsoft is patching the little corners and crevices up in time to make the general availability version of Windows as polished as possible. While the version we’ll see on October 5 isn’t going to…

Microsoft Releases Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22454 and 22000.184

As we inch closer to Windows 11‘s launch, Microsoft is still releasing regular updates to the Windows Insider Program to ensure that the OS is ready for its October 5 release. Today, Microsoft announced two new Insider Preview builds separately and these are definitely more incremental updates than feature-packed ones.…

Microsoft Start, The Company’s Rebranded News Service, is Here To Provide The News You Care About

Today, Microsoft announced in an official blog post that its rebranding its MSN and Microsoft News service to Microsoft Start. This “new” news feed aims to provide you with the latest breaking news along with updates on topics you find interesting. While Microsoft News will be entirely replaced with Microsoft…

Leak: This is What The iPhone 14 Could Potentially Look Like

We are days away from the iPhone 13‘s official unveiling in California yet rumors and leaks for next year’s iPhone have already surfaced. In a video posted on YouTube, Front Page Tech’s Jon Prosser has detailed what iPhone 14 could look like with the help of some renders. John says…

Apple A15 Bionic GPU Beats Every Other GPU in its Class Despite Thermal Throttling in Latest Benchmark Leak

Apple has been at the top of the mobile silicone game for a while now. Everyone knows iPhones are the fastest smartphones around and the iPad essentially has no competition. Now, with the release of the M1 chip, Apple’s mobile domination has come full-circle where they make their own chips…

EVGA RTX 3090s Were Dying Due To Poor PCB Design and Not The Fan Controller

Back in July, a MMO-RPG game from Amazon, New World suddenly started killing graphics cards out of thin air. A number of GPUs were affected but the most prominent among those was definitely the RTX 3090, and in particular, EVGA‘s RTX 3090s. At the time, as expected, gamers went into…

PlayStation Showcase is Happening On September 9th

Fans have been waiting impatiently for a new event or conference from Sony. PlayStation was notably absent from this year’s E3 and has remained largely dormant in 2021 apart from a few State Of Plays here and there. Thankfully, the wait was well worth it as Sony just announced the…

Can’t Meet Windows 11’s Minimum Requirements? Microsoft is Hear To Rub It In Even More!

Microsoft became the victim of severe backlash after it initially announced the system requirements for Windows 11. The minimum set of hardware compatible with Microsoft’s upcoming OS was astronomically high compared to the same for its contemporary, Windows 10. Immediately afterwards, Microsoft released a statement saying it will revaluate its…

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