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Posted on Wednesday August 21, 2019
In an attempt to get ahead of any potential censorship from Chinese officials, Steam China will be developed in collaboration with Perfect World. Perfect World is the company responsible for publishing many popular titles, including the newly-released Remnant: From the Ashes, the upcoming Torchlight: Frontiers, Star Trek Online, and Neverwinter. Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday August 21, 2019
In the run-up to IFA 2019, Dell has announced it is releasing a refresh of its XPS laptop. The new devices will come equipped with Intel’s 10th-generation Comet Lake processors, which we covered earlier today. Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday August 21, 2019
The revelation is the latest in a string of questionable handling of private recordings captured by voice-activated devices. Recently, we’ve learned that Microsoft contractors have been listening to Skype calls for quality control purposes. They’re also being fed audio from Cortana, Microsoft’s digital voice assistant. Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday August 21, 2019
The team in question has developed an "adaptive metalens," that can adjust its focus in real-time, as the human eye can -- but with some added improvements that allow it to outperform what even the best human eyes are capable of. Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday August 21, 2019
Digital Foundry recently put the new Switch through the paces and found that in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the old Switch lasted for three hours and five minutes at 50 percent screen brightness. With the new Switch, they were able to game for five hours and... Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday August 21, 2019
As medical technology continues to advance at a rapid rate, we've begun to see some pretty impressive breakthroughs and innovations over the past few years. Predictive medicine tech is getting quite sophisticated, with some AIs now capable of diagnosing heart conditions, eye diseases, and even psychological disorders ahead of time. Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday August 21, 2019
SiriusXM on Wednesday announced a new subscription tier designed specifically for college students. The Student Premiere plan affords all of the benefits of the standard Premiere Streaming package for just $4 a month – a savings of 69 percent over the usual $12.99 monthly rate. Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday August 21, 2019
Nintendo and Microsoft have shown some collaboration of late. It started with the two companies enabling cross-platform play in Fortnite, and then successfully applying pressure to Sony to do the same. The two also collaborated to bring Microsoft’s Banjo-Kazooie to Super Smash Bros. Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday August 21, 2019
Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass inadvertently exposed thousands of customer card numbers due to lax security on a critical server. Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday August 21, 2019
Keeping up with deal highlights on PC hardware, components and accessories, this week we've found a few great discounts on the XPS 8930 desktop from Dell, $100 off the Apple Mac mini and the 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim is back at just $60. There's also a ZenBook 13 selling... Continue Reading »