Ever find yourself wondering how many times Facebook will drop the ball when it comes to data privacy? The answer is at least one more time, apparently. In a blog post, Facebook admitted it uncovered a flaw that allowed thousands of third-party app developers to access data that they should not have been able to.
You may recall that Facebook
Source: Hot Hardware – Facebook Again Admits To Accidentally Sharing User Data With Third-Party Devolopers
It hasn’t been a great week if you’re a cord-cutter trying to escape the rising prices of traditional cable TV and satellite TV packages. We first reported that Google was raising YouTube TV prices to $65 per month, and AT&T TV raised prices by $10 across the board for its packages. Even FuboTV has responded with price hikes of its own, forcing
Source: Hot Hardware – Sling TV Retaliates Against YouTube TV, AT&T TV Cord-Cutter Fee Hikes With Price Lock Guarantee
Microsoft has announced that it’s releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20161 to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. Microsoft offered some quick notes on the build, including the fact that build features are from its Active Development Branch and aren’t tied to any upcoming Windows 10 releases. Insiders who are in the Dev Channel are
Source: Hot Hardware – Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20161 Lands With Refreshed Start Menu Design
If there was any question about what Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Z Flip 5G smartphone will end up looking like, a set of leaked renders should put the matter to rest—the phone will look identical to the regular Galaxy Z Flip, just in at least one different color option. Notably, it looks like the 5G variant will come in a “Mystic Bronze” color
Source: Hot Hardware – Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G Gets 360-Degree Photoshoot In Mystic Bronze
Google just announced that it has discounted its most popular smartphones: the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. While both the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are both still listed on Google Store, they are currently showing as out of stock.
Google provided the following statement with regards to its Pixel 3a family to Android Police:
Source: Hot Hardware – Google Discontinues Pixel 3a And Pixel 3a XL, While Pixel 4a Successor Still MIA
It is confirmed, folks, go ahead and bet the farm on NVIDIA releasing a GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics card in the near future, it is definitely, without a doubt, for sure going to happen. Yep. Probably so. Well, it is certainly likely. Okay, maybe it will happen? Hmm, perhaps you should hold on to the deed to the farm a little longer. However,
Source: Hot Hardware – Alleged ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 Ti ROG Strix Ampere Leaks In Triple-Fan Glory
Few things are nicer on cold winter mornings than sliding into a car equipped with heated seats. Heated seats also make leather seating more attractive to those who live in particularly cold areas. In fact, we’d wager that heated seats (and steering wheels) are a particularly important item on the list of must-haves for a lot of people who
Source: Hot Hardware – BMW’s ConnectedDrive Makeover Includes Subscription Fees For Heated Seats And More
What better way to usher in the hot, summer season than to give away a bunch of hot, new smartphones to upgrade your mobile gear? We have teamed up with our friends at TCL who have graciously offered up 5 of their top-end TCL 10 Pro Android smartphones, packing multiple cameras – including a 64MP main shooter — 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal
Source: Hot Hardware – Beat The Heat With HotHardware’s TCL 10 Pro Giveaway!
One of the coolest games ever for the PC was the original Crysis. The game was well known for a fantastic story and epic graphics. Many gamers who enjoyed Crysis on the PC when it originally launched way back in 2007, will remember that the game could bring the most powerful computers to their knees. As such, the phrase “but can it run Crysis?”
Source: Hot Hardware – Yes, Nintendo Switch Can Run Crysis And Here’s What It Looks Like
Apple is widely expected to launch new iMac computers later this year; and no, we’re not talking about the company’s expected Macs running custom Apple Silicon. Rather, Apple is still committed to releasing new Intel-based Macs for the next two years; one of which is a refreshed version of the 27-inch iMac.
The device in question appeared
Source: Hot Hardware – Refreshed Apple iMac Leaks With Custom 10-Core Comet Lake-S CPU And Radeon 5300 Pro GPU
The Galaxy Note 20 family of smartphones are just over a month away from release, but it looks as though Samsung has already leaked images of the device. In this case, the alleged Galaxy Note 20 Ultra appeared on Samsung’s Russian language website wearing a rather fetching copper-toned finish.
We only get a glimpse of the device from the
Source: Hot Hardware – Did Samsung Just Leak Its Handsome New Galaxy Note 20 Ultra?
Microsoft has made available a pair of out-of-band security patches for Windows 10, one of which is labeled as “critical” and the other as “important.” Under normal circumstances, security patches get doled out on the second Tuesday of every month, otherwise known as Patch Tuesday. But in this case, Microsoft decided to make these particular
Source: Hot Hardware – Here’s How To Install Microsoft’s Out-Of-Band Emergency Windows 10 Security Updates
Motorola makes smartphones that run the gamut from cheap entry-level devices, into the mid-range, all the way up into the high-end market with the newly launched Edge+. Now, renders of the company’s latest budget smartphone have leaked: the Moto G 5G. As it name implies, the smartphone will pack 5G connectivity, likely from a Qualcomm Snapdragon
Source: Hot Hardware – Motorola Moto G 5G Mid-Range Phone Leaks With Stunning Good Looks
When the Nintendo Switch arrived, some wondered if the hybrid game console would fall flat because of its comparatively under-powered hardware (to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4). Instead, it sold like gangbusters, and continues to pull in consumers, because it’s an excellent game system. Well, except for an annoying Joy-Con drift issue, for
Source: Hot Hardware – Nintendo President Finally Apologizes For Switch Joy-Con Drift Bugs, But Why Now?
With flagship Android smartphones powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 SoC easily hitting the $1,000 price point, many people are looking to cheaper alternatives that won’t break the bank. Luckily, OnePlus has just a phone in the works that’s called the Nord.
OnePlus got official with the name of the smartphone earlier this week, and now
Source: Hot Hardware – OnePlus Nord To Deliver 5G Connectivity With Snapdragon 765G For Under 0
The latest driver releases from AMD and NVIDIA both add official support for a new ‘hardware accelerated GPU scheduling’ feature found in Windows 10 version 2004 (May 2020 Update). This is not something AMD or NVIDIA have highlighted in depth, so you might be wondering what exactly it does, and why you should care. We have answers, courtesy
Source: Hot Hardware – What Is Windows 10 Hardware Accelerated GPU Scheduling, Why You Should Care And What Comes Next
The good people at Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island have been helping kids with critical health conditions make their dreams come true for decades now. Founded in 1980, Make-A-Wish “grants wishes for children between the ages of 2½ and 18 years of age with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope,
Source: Hot Hardware – Making A Young Gamer’s Wish Come True: Doug’s Fantastic Gaming PC Build
Yesterday, we reported that Google was raising the price on YouTube TV from $50 per month to a staggering $65 per month. In return, customers would get an extra eight channels; many of which current subscribers have said that have absolutely no interest in. What once started off as a $35/month service has now priced many customers out of the
Source: Hot Hardware – FuboTV And AT&T TV Join This Week’s Price Increase Assault On Battered Cord Cutters
For a few extra bucks per month, Spotify is offering a new Premium Duo streaming music tier aimed at couples who live under the same roof, and who may not necessarily share the same tastes in music. It is a welcome addition, particularly if you find yourself wondering why your carefully curated playlist keeps getting invaded by tracks you
Source: Hot Hardware – So Why Would You Want Spotify Duo With Your Significant Other?
Amazon launched its new shooter called Crucible only a couple of months ago, and the studio behind the game has now announced the game will move back into closed beta. Crucible hasn’t been a popular game since it launched with concurrent player numbers reportedly hovering around less than 200 players per day. As for why the developers are
Source: Hot Hardware – Amazon’s New Shooter Crucible Flops Hard With Gamers, Returns To Closed Beta