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Google Agrees to Meet ‘YouTube Union’ but Will Not Negotiate

Did you know that there was an official YouTube Union? I certainly didn't. Initially being founded late last year, the 'Union' was initially (and very informally) created on Facebook with around 20,000 member. It took a ...

3 weeks ago

Chinese GPU Maker is Working on a Nvidia 1080 Rival

China is, without a doubt, the home of the knock-off product and if you're buying any graphics card from an independent manufacturer there, well... the phrase 'caveat emptor' comes to mind. Over the last couple of years, however, ...

3 weeks ago
Nintendo Delays 64GB Switch Game Card Release Until 2019

Nintendo Denies Switch ‘Exchange Deal’ as a Hoax

With the release of the updated Nintendo Switch console, we have seen significant improvements in the battery life which now offers improvements of up to 60-70%. Given the portable aspect of the system, this is clearly a pretty ...

3 weeks ago

Thermaltake Toughpower GF1 850w Power Supply Review

Thermaltake is perhaps one of the hardest working names in the PC component world at the moment. With very little the company doesn't do these days, they have been expanding hard into various markets looking to provide (in a ...

3 weeks ago
battlefield 5

Dice Officially Cancels Battlefield V ‘5 v 5’ Mode

So far, I have thoroughly resisted the temptation to play (or more specifically, buy) Battlefield V. This was something of a bold move for me as I'd (pretty much) bought every game in the franchise since BF2. EA (or Dice), ...

3 weeks ago
wow classic

Blizzard Confirms WoW Classic Will Not Offer Character Boost

With it being just days until the release of WoW Classic (World of Warcraft) the hype is already starting to build over what many will hope will be the 'shot in the arm' the game sorely needs. My opinion is somewhat mixed, but I'm ...

3 weeks ago
smartphone smartphones

Survey Finds Smartphone Owners Are Less Likely To Upgrade

The smartphone market has seen a significant trend in recent years that people are not quite some hyped for new releases as they perhaps were around 5-10 years ago. A great example of this was when the iPhone 8 released, there ...

3 weeks ago
amd crossfire

AMD Says “CrossFire Isn’t a Significant Focus”

Time was that the most inexpensive means of boosting your PCs graphics performance was getting a 2nd graphics card. Going Crossfire (for AMD) or SLI (for Nvidia) could offer you a decent performance boost while saving you to the ...

3 weeks ago

AI Helps Identify A Suspected Murderer

The use and growth of AI (artificial intelligence) in the world is currently one of the hottest topics of debate. While some believe it will bring a safer and more efficient world, others worry that it will eventually lead us into ...

3 weeks ago
Standard and New IGP-Free Intel 9th Gen CPUs Costs the Same

Intel Comet Lake-S CPU Leak Suggests Early 2020 Release

With the 3rd-generation AMD Ryzen processors taking most of the headlines in recent months, it shouldn't be forgotten that Intel (as you might expect) has a number of new processors either on the way or, at the very least, ...

3 weeks ago
breaking bad

Breaking Bad Movie Has Reportedly Already Been Filmed

It's hard to believe that it has now been 6 years since Breaking Bad concluded. Admittedly, that time has been well-filled with the excellent spin-off series focusing on lawyer Saul Goodman's early life. It seems, however, that ...

3 weeks ago
fez

Fez Goes Free on the Epic Games Store

Releasing a little over 7 years ago, Fez is, without a doubt, one of the biggest indie-games ever to hit the market! Coming out around the time when the independent developer scene was just breaking-out, its combination of style ...

3 weeks ago

Thermaltake Level 20 RGB Keyboard Winner Announced!

You may recall that last month we launched a competition to win a pretty amazing Thermaltake Level 20 RGB Gaming keyboard! Yes, one lucky winner had the chance to get their hands on one of the nicest (and highly functional) ...

3 weeks ago

Microsoft Surprises All By Releasing an Xbox 360 Update Patch

At the time of writing it has been 14 years since the Xbox 360 launched and over 2 years since Microsoft officially discontinued the system. As such, you might have been forgiven that in terms of any updates or patches, they were ...

3 weeks ago

Microsoft Offers $30,000 Bounty To Find Bugs In New Edge

Last week Microsoft released the beta for their upcoming Edge update that would feature a transition to the chromium platform. Better late than never, right? Only currently available to those who are members of the Windows Insider ...

3 weeks ago

Popular VPN Website Is Cloned to Spread Malware

With the increasing concerns over privacy online, many people have chosen to utilise a VPN (virtual private network) in order to essentially mask their identities. This can be particularly useful in instances where you visit ...

3 weeks ago

Deepcool GamerStorm MF120S RGB Fan Kit Review

Airflow and cooling are very important in virtually any PC build these days. Of course, the masters at DeepCool GamerStorm know this and have a seriously impressive range of cooling products. However, you can have great cooling ...

3 weeks ago

An AI Text Generator Is Disturbingly Good & You Can Try it Too!

We have certainly seen some pretty huge advances in AI technology in recent years. While most of us are hoping that it doesn't eventually lead to the destruction of the human race, in the meantime it does have some pretty cool ...

3 weeks ago
Smaller and Cheaper Nintendo Switch Arriving in Fall 2019

New Nintendo Switch has Stronger Battery & Better Performance

With the formal release of the new Nintendo Switch console, many were expecting to see a few solid (if largely unremarkable) performance boosts. Now, for those of you unaware of the new version, don't worry or get angry. There ...

3 weeks ago
amd graphics card 3080

AMD Talks RDNA With Low-Cost & High-Performance GPUs

AMD clearly has a lot of faith in their RDNA architecture and plan to use it at least for the foreseeable future. In fairness, it has already gotten off to some fairly solid progress with the release of their 5700 (and XT) ...

3 weeks ago
metal gear solid

Latest RPCS3 Version Shows Huge Improvements in MGS4

Earlier this month the surprise news hit that Metal Gear Solid 4 was finally playable within the RPCS3 emulator. This was hugely surprising news. Particularly since even the developers themselves didn't seem to expect it to be ...

3 weeks ago

Rapoo MT550 & 9300M Keyboard and Mouse Review

Wireless peripherals are pretty hot right now. There are a lot of cable cutters out there that just need more freedom in the office, at home, or even on their gaming setups. There's no shortage of reasons, and Rapoo is well aware ...

4 weeks ago

MSI Announce Worlds First Intel 10th-Gen Processor Laptops

With the upcoming release of the Intel 10th-generation processors, you would've been forgiven for thinking that we might have had a bit more of a wait on our hands. It seems, however, that MSI has been the first to the punch in ...

4 weeks ago

YouTube was Flagging Robot Fighting Videos as “Animal Cruelty”

It is certainly both well-known and documented that the YouTube algorithm is a strange creature sometimes. In fact, one might argue that it almost shows levels of human irrationality at times as it tries to filter out the content ...

4 weeks ago

Walmart Sues Tesla Over Solar Panels Reportedly Catching Fire

As you probably know, Walmart supermarkets are pretty huge and, as such, have a lot of space available on the roof. It does, therefore, make more than a little sense to try and optimise that by deploying solar panels to try and ...

4 weeks ago

Gigabyte Sets 11 World Records with AMD EPYC 7002 CPUs

With the recent release of the AMD EPYC 7002 Series "Rome" server platforms, it was likely that we would start to see some pretty impressive performance figures emerge. It is, after all, no secret that AMD's server market is doing ...

4 weeks ago
gamestop

Gamestop Cuts Another 100 Jobs – Are They Set to Go Under?

It's been pretty clear over the last 10 years that physical gaming retail stores have been struggling to cope with the market shift to other platforms. With websites such as Amazon able to undercut them on price and digital ...

4 weeks ago

ASUS X299 Refresh Confirms Intel i9-10000 Core-X Series CPU

Following an event at Gamescom yesterday, ASUS revealed three new upcoming motherboard releases based on the X299 (socket 2066) design. One of the most stand-out products amongst these was undoubtedly the ROG Rampage VI Extreme ...

4 weeks ago

Sony Say They’re Open to More PC Ports

In a market that has taken significant shifts towards all systems having a form of 'crossplay', Sony has undoubtedly been the most stubborn obstacle in that regard. A factor backed by their belief that the PS4 system is 'the ...

4 weeks ago

Roccat Unleash Impressive New Products at Gamescom 2019!

Roccat is going from strength to strength this year it seems. The company was snapped up by Turtle Beach a while ago. However, that only seems to have given them more ammo to keep doing what they do best. At this years Gamescom, ...

4 weeks ago

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