AMD Combat Crates To Help DIY Builders Evade Crypto Miners With Radeon Graphics, Ryzen And Motherboard Bundles

AMD Combat Crates To Help DIY Builders Evade Crypto Miners With Radeon Graphics, Ryzen And Motherboard Bundles
Following the recent launch of AMD’s second generation Ryzen processor family, the company is gathering up its first generation chips and packaging them into ‘Combat Crates’, which are like PC starter kits for enthusiasts. There will be at least two different versions, each one containing a first generation Ryzen processor bundled with a Radeon

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God of War Patch v1.12 Brings Larger Text, Photo Mode Incoming

God of War Patch v1.12 Brings Larger Text, Photo Mode Incoming
The new God of War video game launched recently and so far, the reviews have been very good and fans have been receptive as well. One thing about the game that has annoyed many users is the size of the text that the devs opted to use in areas like Lore. It’s nigh impossible to read text from across the room on high-resolution TVs say many

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Here's Why Some Gmail Users Are Freaking Out About Spam In Their Sent Folder

Here's Why Some Gmail Users Are Freaking Out About Spam In Their Sent Folder
Multiple Gmail users awoke Sunday morning to find that a bunch of spam that appeared to be sent from their accounts. The spam messages from their accounts were found in the sent items folder, but these weren’t emails that the users had sent themselves leaving many to think their accounts had been hacked.

One user who found sent spam in

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Here's How To Score A Google Pixel 2 XL For $150 Off With Project Fi

Here's How To Score A Google Pixel 2 XL For $150 Off With Project Fi
Time sure does fly when you’re having fun. The Project Fi MVNO wireless service just turned three years old today, and to celebrate, Google is offering a nice discount on its flagship Pixel 2 XL smartphones. Sure, we’ve seen some excellent Qualcomm Snapdragon 845-based flagships from the likes of Samsung and Sony so far this year, but few

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If You Think Facebook Collects Too Much Personal Data, Imagine What Google Knows

If You Think Facebook Collects Too Much Personal Data, Imagine What Google Knows
The world is up in arms its seems of late, over the amount of data that social media websites like Facebook track and accumulate on their users. This came to the forefront with the Cambridge Analytica fiasco that Facebook has been in hot water over for months. With so much focus on Facebook, many have begun to wonder what other websites and

Source: Hot Hardware – If You Think Facebook Collects Too Much Personal Data, Imagine What Google Knows

Fresh Atari VCS Retro Console Details Revealed In Latest Atari Interview

Fresh Atari VCS Retro Console Details Revealed In Latest Atari Interview
When Atari first announced the Ataribox  last summer, gamers that are into all things retro were rightfully excited. The forthcoming console even looked like the Atari that gamers of the ’80s grew up with. Not long after, likely many folks got a bit worried when pre-orders were delayed in December, with some fearing the entire project could

Source: Hot Hardware – Fresh Atari VCS Retro Console Details Revealed In Latest Atari Interview

Valve Acquires Developer Of Indie Hit Firewatch Campo Santo To Fuel New Game Titles

Valve Acquires Developer Of Indie Hit Firewatch Campo Santo To Fuel New Game Titles
When one of the industry’s biggest game publishers acquires a little indie developer, there’s probably going to be a bit of a gasp from that developer’s fanbase. All too often, we’ve seen truly great developers be swallowed by a huge beast (EA we’re looking at you), and before long, those same developers disappear into the void. With Valve’s

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Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 April Update With Lots Of New Features

Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 April Update With Lots Of New Features
The next major update for Windows 10 is supposed to hit sometime this month, though one of the questions that has yet to be answered is what exactly will it be called? We know have an answer. While still not officially announced, it appears that Microsoft has officially moved on from calling it the Spring Creators Update and will instead simply

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AMD Ryzen 7 2800X Rumored Ready To Counter Incoming Intel 8-Core Coffee Lake-S

AMD Ryzen 7 2800X Rumored Ready To Counter Incoming Intel 8-Core Coffee Lake-S
AMD just released its second-generation 12nm Ryzen Zen+ processors, with the range-topping model being the Ryzen 7 2700X. However, Senior Vice President Jim Anderson is hinting that a faster chip, the Ryzen 7 2800X, will become the new flagship of the mainstream Ryzen family later this year.
It’s no secret that Intel is preparing to unleash

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This Ohio University Is Offering A Fortnite eSports Scholarship

This Ohio University Is Offering A Fortnite eSports Scholarship
Your Fortnite: Battle Royale skills could get you a lot more than an umbrella. Ashland University is offering esports scholarships up to $4,000 USD to Fortnite: Battle Royale players. 

Ashland University is the first college to add Fortnite to its program. Head coach Josh Buchanan remarked, “Fortnite appeals to both the core and casual

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US Justice Department Investigates Verizon And AT&T Over eSIM Blocking Collusion

US Justice Department Investigates Verizon And AT&T Over eSIM Blocking Collusion
The United States Department of Justice is about to go on a trust-busting escapade. The Justice Department is investigating whether AT&T, Verizon, and the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) collectively prevented consumers from switching carriers on devices with eSIM. The three organizations reportedly received requests for information

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Microsoft’s Xbox One Family To Soon Gain 120Hz Display Support

Microsoft’s Xbox One Family To Soon Gain 120Hz Display Support
Microsoft is getting set for E3 to kick off this summer and ahead of that event, Microsoft is adding some new features to the Xbox One. Microsoft says that some of these features build on other items it added last month and will roll out in the coming weeks. The big new addition will be support for 120Hz displays. This builds on the support

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Your MacBook Pro Could Be Eligible For Apple’s Swollen Battery Replacement Program

Your MacBook Pro Could Be Eligible For Apple’s Swollen Battery Replacement Program
If you have a 13-inch MacBook Pro that lacks the Touch Bar and was made between October 2016 and October 2017, Apple is replacing the battery in some of the machines. Apple has determined that on a limited number of instances, a component may fail and lead to the integrated battery expanding. Expanding batteries have in the past been linked

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Intel Cannonlake-Based Crimson Canyon NUCs Rumored To Rock Radeon RX 500 Series GPUs

Intel Cannonlake-Based Crimson Canyon NUCs Rumored To Rock Radeon RX 500 Series GPUs
We are pretty big fans of Intel’s NUC (Next Unit of Computing) devices—it is nothing short of impressive how much power the company is able to pack inside a pint-sized form factor, the most recent of which is the Hades Canyon NUC with an Intel Core i7-8809G processor with Radeon RX Vega M GH graphics. That one is a tough act to follow, though

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AT&T Will Soon Launch A $15 Skinny Bundle Streaming TV Service

AT&T Will Soon Launch A $15 Skinny Bundle Streaming TV Service
AT&T is currently in court battling the U.S. Department of Justice over its impending merged with the Time Warner. The DOJ is attempting to block the merger on antitrust grounds, a claim that both Time Warner and AT&T allege is hogwash.
While testifying in court yesterday during the trial, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson revealed that his company

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EK Launches Pre-Built Liquid Cooled Second-Gen AMD Ryzen Zen+ Gaming Rigs

EK Launches Pre-Built Liquid Cooled Second-Gen AMD Ryzen Zen+ Gaming Rigs
Normally when you want a high-end liquid cooled PC, you end up having to roll your own. For people that lack experience that can be a daunting task because one leak could spell doom for your PC hardware. EK Water Blocks traditionally made the water blocks that gamers would purchase for building up their own gaming computers. It has now announced

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Alienware Builds The Ultimate Hilton Hotel Suite For Obsessive Hardcore Gamers

Alienware Builds The Ultimate Hilton Hotel Suite For Obsessive Hardcore Gamers
Are you planning on taking a trip to Panama anytime soon? Well, the Hilton Panama in Panama City has a hotel suite that is the perfect haven for the ultimate gamer courtesy of Alienware… yes, that Alienware.
Inside Room 2425 you’ll find plenty of high-end gaming hardware including an Alienware desktop powered by an Intel Core i7-8700K processor

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Google Project Zero Discloses Windows 10 S Bug After Denying Microsoft's Extension Request

Google Project Zero Discloses Windows 10 S Bug After Denying Microsoft's Extension Request
Google’s Project Zero team has discovered a ‘medium’ security vulnerability that primarily affects Windows 10 S, a stripped down version of Windows 10 that is “streamlined for security and superior performance.” While it does not appear to present a major threat to users—remote code execution is not possible in this instance, for example—part

Source: Hot Hardware – Google Project Zero Discloses Windows 10 S Bug After Denying Microsoft’s Extension Request

This Is Chat, Google's RCS Android Messaging Client To Rival iMessage

This Is Chat, Google's RCS Android Messaging Client To Rival iMessage
Google has done a lot of good things with Android, which would explain why it is the most widely used mobile operating system on the planet. However, most would agree that the built-in messaging service in Android is not exactly great, as it is less featured and less secure than Apple’s iMessage. In an effort to to close the gap, or at least

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2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Laps The Nurburgring With Blistering Sub-7 Minute Time

2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Laps The Nurburgring With Blistering Sub-7 Minute Time
Back in late February, we brought you news of the ravishing 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS. It didn’t take long for Porsche to set records with its powerful beast, as the German automaker is crowing about its new lap time set around the Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit, aka the “Green Hell”. 
Porsche driver Kévin Estre was able to set a lap time

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