Ashley Allen

EFF Resigns From W3C Over New Web DRM

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is resigning from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) over its decision to standardise HTML5 DRM. The W3C made Encrypted Media Extensions ...

September 19, 2017 at 4:33 pm by

Remastered Final Fantasy IX Launches on PS4

Critics widely consider Final Fantasy VII to be the PlayStation era’s JRPG masterpiece. However, just three years later, Final Fantasy IX pushed FFVII adoration to its ...

September 19, 2017 at 4:14 pm by

RX Vega Custom Cards Delayed Until Mid-October?

AMD launched RX Vega over a month ago, but we’re still waiting for custom partner iterations of the graphics cards. Indeed, if new reports are to be believed, we’ll be ...

September 19, 2017 at 3:18 pm by

Epic Games Disables Fortnite Crossplay

Earlier today, reports emerged that Fortnite players could crossplay between PS4 and Xbox One. Alas, the feature only lasted a few hours. Indeed, it seems that developer Epic ...

September 18, 2017 at 11:04 pm by

Custom D&D Gaming Table Features 4K Touchscreen

The internet and modern PCs revolutionised the way tabletop role-playing games are played. The host of digital gaming tools make both online and in-person play a less daunting ...

September 18, 2017 at 10:54 pm by

Philips Unveils Two 31.5-Inch IPS Monitors

Philips is launching two new 31.5-inch professional monitors. Specifically, the Philips 328P6AU and 328P6VU displays boast QHD (1440p) and UHD (4K) resolutions, respectively. ...

September 18, 2017 at 10:38 pm by

Game of Thrones Prequel Charts Rise and Fall of House Targaryen

Flashbacks are a rarity in HBO’s fantasy drama Game of Thrones. As such, the history of Westeros exists only in the passing words of the show’s characters. However, a new ...

September 17, 2017 at 5:12 pm by

Raven Ridge Outperforms Bristol Ridge by up to 90%

According to a new leak, AMD’s forthcoming Raven Ridge APU performs up to 90% faster than its predecessor. Fresh Geekbench benchmark scores suggest the new AMD CPU/GPU combo ...

September 17, 2017 at 4:40 pm by

The Pirate Bay Hijacking Visitors’ CPUs to Mine Cryptocurrency

Since the US clamped down on piracy as a conduit for advertising, torrent sites are seeking alternative means to support themselves. Though many such sites take donations, the ...

September 17, 2017 at 4:06 pm by

China Preparing Cryptocurrency Ban

Following China’s ban on initial coin offerings of cryptocurrencies, the Asian country looks set to ban all digital currencies by the end of September. In fact, leaked ...

September 15, 2017 at 5:02 pm by

Threadripper Does Not Contain Dummy Dies

Two months ago, legendary overclocker der8auer ripped open AMD’s Threadripper CPU to discover the chip contained four dies. It’s a curious discovery, since Threadripper ...

September 15, 2017 at 4:17 pm by

Dragonborn Coming to Quake Champions?

The Bethesda-published multiplayer FPS Quake Champions is already including a couple of familiar characters; both Wolfenstein’s B.J. Blazkowicz and Doom Slayer (though, ...

September 15, 2017 at 3:43 pm by

French Company Using Ryzen PRO to Heat Homes for Free

Cooling is one of major choke points for CPU processing power. Effectively, the cooler the better. However, what if, rather than cooling a processor, we used the heat it ...

September 14, 2017 at 3:30 pm by

Can LED Lightbulbs Deliver 10Gbps Wireless Internet?

UK researchers are developing a 10Gbps home wireless internet system using Light Fidelity (Li-Fi) and millimetre Wave (mmWave) embedded in LED lightbulbs. Specifically, the ...

September 14, 2017 at 2:56 pm by

Modders Recreating London in GTA V

Since the franchise’s move to 3D, Grand Theft Auto games have been set in ersatz versions of US cities. Liberty City, San Andreas, and Vice City are inspired by New York, ...

September 14, 2017 at 2:27 pm by