Gigabyte announces a pair of Aorus pre-built gaming rigs with Intel/AMD chips and Nvidia RTX 3080 graphics

The new Aorus Model X and Model S offer the same choice of core components inside different form factors. This includes choosing between either an 8C/16T Core i9-11900K or a 12C/24T Ryzen 9 5900X chip and pairing it with a fixed choice of GPU: An Nvi.....»»

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Microsoft exec confirms Xbox consoles have never been profitable

Epic's lawyer Wes Earnhardt questioned Wright about the Xbox ecosystem and whether it made a profit through hardware sales. "How much margin does Microsoft earn on the sale on the Xbox consoles?" he asked. "We don't. We sell the consoles at a loss,".....»»

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Peloton recalls over 125,000 treadmills following child"s death, dozens of injuries

The move follows weeks of discussions with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), whose concerns Peloton had called “inaccurate and misleading.”.....»»

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New York looks to ban cryptomining to study environmental impacts

A new bill aimed at cryptocurrency is making its way through the New York senate, and it’s one that will undoubtedly ruffle a lot of feathers. Bill S6486 is seeking to establish a three-year moratorium, or pause, on cryptocurrency mining within the.....»»

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This month"s cumulative update for Windows 10 is a must if you"re seeing random high CPU usage

Windows 10 is now installed on over 1.3 billion devices, after adding 300 million monthly active users over the last 12 months. As with any operating system that's so widely used, Microsoft is constantly working to add more functionality and improve.....»»

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Machine-learning text adventure AI Dungeon is now being censored and users are furious

When Nick Walton created AI Dungeon 2 two years ago, he had no idea that it would take off as it did. Within days of launching the machine-learning text adventure website where anything is possible, he formed his company and ported the quasi-game to.....»»

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Sony teams with Nike on PlayStation 5-themed sneakers

Sony is again partnering with Nike and basketball player Paul George on the new PG 5 PlayStation 5 sneakers. The white and black upper is inspired by the console itself, accented with touches of gray and blue alongside graphics that match the symbols.....»»

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Resident Evil Village is out Friday, but you can read the reviews today

Resident Evil Village seems to be a great follow up of RE7: Biohazard, with intense combat and effective horror moments. Lady Dimitrescu's presence adds to the action while keeping the essence of the Capcom franchise intact......»»

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Windows 10"s Sun Valley update revamps icons used since Windows 95

Windows Latest spotted the revamp in the latest preview builds of Sun Valley, which is set to land in October or November. In addition to adding new icons for File Explorer and other apps, Microsoft is updating the icons inside the Shell32.DLL......»»

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Activision Blizzard to triple Call of Duty development after earnings exceed expectations

Thanks in part to the stay-at-home pandemic, gaming companies have been turning in higher than expected earnings for the first quarter of 2021. Activision Blizzard just reported net revenues of $2.28 billion for Q1 2021. The company had projected $2......»»

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Sony goes all-in on mirrorless, discontinues its last DSLRs

Sony Alpha Rumors was the first to report that Sony’s website no longer shows any A-mount cameras. Similarly, retailer B&H lists the Sony Alpha a99 II DSLR as no longer available. A quick check of the Sony A-mount camera list over on Wikipedia reve.....»»

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TeamGroup builds "ultra-durable" NVMe SSDs designed for Chia mining

We've been warned of potential storage shortages and price hikes as a result of Chia, which uses a proof of space and time model that allows miners to farm/earn the currency by allocating their unused disk space. Adata says it has prompted a 500% inc.....»»

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Dell brings "hardware as a service" to the mainstream

Sometimes all it takes to trigger a big move is to take the first step. With its latest Apex “as a Service” offerings unveiled at Dell Technologies’ TechWorld event, it looks like the company is doing just that. To make sense of it all, let’s.....»»

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Dogecoin is now the fourth largest cryptocurrency by market cap

The virtual currency, which utilizes the face of a Shiba Inu hunting dog from the “Doge” meme as its logo, is trading at $0.67 as of writing. That doesn’t seem like a big deal at face value, but what’s important to note here is the sheer numb.....»»

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The Apple Watch proves helpful during surprise mid-flight birth

As if giving birth on a flight isn't unusual enough, Lavinia Mounga didn't even realize she was pregnant, making her trip from Salt Lake City to Honolulu on April 28 particularly memorable. AppleInsider reports that Mounga was lucky in that a physici.....»»

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Signal wanted to run Instagram ads to show how user data is collected and sold, promptly gets banned by Facebook

User privacy and social media have always had a complex relationship, spawning endless debates on regulation, tracking online user behaviour and data collection. It's why some companies have increasingly started to push privacy as a core feature of t.....»»

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Musicians, including RATM"s Tom Morello, urge Spotify never to use patented voice recognition tech

Spotify’s patent, granted on January 12, describes analyzing users’ voice and background noise to detect their mood and social setting, such as whether they are in a coffee shop, alone, at a party, etc., and make track suggestions based on this d.....»»

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Job listing suggests the new Fable game will be using the ForzaTech engine

The job listing announced on LinkedIn states that the ForzaTech engine is used on "3 AAA titles in development across 2 beloved Xbox franchises." The listing further informs that these titles are a new Forza Motorsport, a Forza Horizon game, and "an.....»»

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The Best PC Storage: SSD, HDD, External Drives & NAS

Fast storage has become a true commodity and hopefully it will only get bigger and faster. Today's best choices are differentiated by how extreme you want to go and how willing you are to pay for the very best......»»

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Discord platform is coming to PlayStation in early 2022

That is big news for PlayStation gamers -- users of Sony's latest gaming consoles have been clamoring for Discord support for years, and soon, their prayers will finally be answered. Unfortunately, the partnership is still in its early stages, so det.....»»

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