Intel Core i9-11900K, Core i7-11700K Rocket Lake-S CPUs Dominate In New Single-Threaded Benchmark

Intel Core i9-11900K, Core i7-11700K Rocket Lake-S CPUs Dominate In New Single-Threaded Benchmark
Late last week, we brought you some scintillating performance numbers for Intel’s upcoming Core i9-11900K Rocket Lake-S processor, which is rocking what should be the company’s last hurrah for the 14nm process node on the desktop. Besides a shift to Cypress Cove CPU cores which bring a big IPC uplift, Rocket Lake-S processors also support

Source: Hot Hardware – Intel Core i9-11900K, Core i7-11700K Rocket Lake-S CPUs Dominate In New Single-Threaded Benchmark

Microsoft Teams Adds Super Easy Drag And Drop File Transfer Integration With Outlook

Microsoft Teams Adds Super Easy Drag And Drop File Transfer Integration With Outlook
If you use Microsoft Teams and Outlook at work, you may have noticed that bringing files between the two platforms was a pain. Seemingly, 11,571 other people agreed when they upvoted a suggestion on the Microsoft Teams forum from 2016 that asked for the ability to drag and drop files between Outlook and Teams. Now, that feature has finally

Source: Hot Hardware – Microsoft Teams Adds Super Easy Drag And Drop File Transfer Integration With Outlook

What Is A FloC, And How Will Google Use It To Replace Third-Party Tracking Cookies?

What Is A FloC, And How Will Google Use It To Replace Third-Party Tracking Cookies?
Cookies of the edible kind are delicious and comforting, whereas cookies of the technological kind can save, store, and track data in web browsers across browsing sessions. Companies can use them for good or bad things depending on the implementation from a website, like Twitter, Facebook, or others. When it comes to advertising on the internet,

Source: Hot Hardware – What Is A FloC, And How Will Google Use It To Replace Third-Party Tracking Cookies?

Valve's Gabe Newell Sees Brain Computer Interfaces As Future Of Gaming And Our Perceived Reality

Valve's Gabe Newell Sees Brain Computer Interfaces As Future Of Gaming And Our Perceived Reality
Here we are excited about things like ray tracing and the latest game controllers such as the PS5 DualSense with its haptic feedback and adaptive triggers. But folks, when it comes to the future of gaming, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell has some wild ideas. The DualSense might be cool now, but “meat peripherals” will eventually take a backseat

Source: Hot Hardware – Valve’s Gabe Newell Sees Brain Computer Interfaces As Future Of Gaming And Our Perceived Reality

Netflix Delivers Game-Changing Audio Upgrades To The Android Listening Experience

Netflix Delivers Game-Changing Audio Upgrades To The Android Listening Experience
When watching movies and television shows, bad audio can take viewers out of the moment in an epic battle scene or the final romantic moment between Romeo and Juliet. When it comes to TVs and sound systems, there is a certain level of hardware quality to be expected. However, when it comes to Android devices, your listening environment can

Source: Hot Hardware – Netflix Delivers Game-Changing Audio Upgrades To The Android Listening Experience

CDPR Suggests This Workaround For Cyberpunk 2077 v1.1 Game-Breaking Takemura Glitch

CDPR Suggests This Workaround For Cyberpunk 2077 v1.1 Game-Breaking Takemura Glitch
Over the weekend, we reported that CD Projekt Red issued its first major patch for Cyberpunk 2077 to address a truckload of bugs and performance issues that have plagued all versions of the game. The Cyberpunk 2077 v1.1 patch brought better memory management, which addressed many crashing and performance issues, along with fixes for glitches

Source: Hot Hardware – CDPR Suggests This Workaround For Cyberpunk 2077 v1.1 Game-Breaking Takemura Glitch

WhatsApp Is Bleeding Users By The Millions But Remains Steadfast On Privacy Policy

WhatsApp Is Bleeding Users By The Millions But Remains Steadfast On Privacy Policy
Facebook does not exactly have a squeaky clean record when it comes user privacy (remember the Cambridge Analytica scandal?), so naturally an ambiguous update to its WhatsApp privacy policy concerned many people. Millions of them, actually, who have decided to leave WhatsApp behind and seek out alternative services for their secure instant

Source: Hot Hardware – WhatsApp Is Bleeding Users By The Millions But Remains Steadfast On Privacy Policy

ASUS TUF Dash F15 Crushes Benchmark With 11th Gen Core i7-11375H Tiger Lake-H CPU

ASUS TUF Dash F15 Crushes Benchmark With 11th Gen Core i7-11375H Tiger Lake-H CPU
ASUS is getting ready to launch a new laptop line, the TUF Dash F15 series, which will pair select 11th Generation Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors (Tiger Lake-H) with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 GPU in an ultra-thin, light, and durable package. Ahead of the retail launch, one of the configurations with a Core i7-11375H has popped

Source: Hot Hardware – ASUS TUF Dash F15 Crushes Benchmark With 11th Gen Core i7-11375H Tiger Lake-H CPU

Microsoft Ridicules Apple's MacBook Pro, Touch Bar In New Surface Pro 7 Ad

Microsoft Ridicules Apple's MacBook Pro, Touch Bar In New Surface Pro 7 Ad
Is Microsoft tired of hearing about the Apple’s MacBook Pro and its performant M1 SoC? That could perhaps be the case with Microsoft’s latest Surface Pro 7 ad which is a succinct 30-second attempted takedown of the MacBook Pro. Whether the commercial is successful is up to the view to decide, however.

The commercial starts off with a kid

Source: Hot Hardware – Microsoft Ridicules Apple’s MacBook Pro, Touch Bar In New Surface Pro 7 Ad

Radeon Navi 31 RDNA 3 GPU Rumored With 10,240 Cores, Huge Performance Lift

Radeon Navi 31 RDNA 3 GPU Rumored With 10,240 Cores, Huge Performance Lift
It may seem premature to start discussing AMD’s next-generation Radeon DNA (RDNA 3) graphics architecture when RDNA 2 parts have barely penetrated the market. Be that as it may, the web is tangled with rumors, leaked information, and juicy nuggets of information. Of particular interest is the supposed makeup of Navi 31.

There is plenty

Source: Hot Hardware – Radeon Navi 31 RDNA 3 GPU Rumored With 10,240 Cores, Huge Performance Lift

Apple Warns iPhone 12, MagSafe Accessories Are Bad News For People With Pacemakers

Apple Warns iPhone 12, MagSafe Accessories Are Bad News For People With Pacemakers
If you have an implantable medical device, Apple is warning that you might want to rethink what accessories you purchase for your brand-new iPhone 12 (and where you place them). In a new support document that was uploaded to its website over the weekend, Apple confirms that the iPhone 12 and its supporting accessories can potentially cause

Source: Hot Hardware – Apple Warns iPhone 12, MagSafe Accessories Are Bad News For People With Pacemakers

NVIDIA's Planned Acquisition Of Arm Is Meeting Major Global Antitrust Resistance

NVIDIA's Planned Acquisition Of Arm Is Meeting Major Global Antitrust Resistance
Back in September, NVIDIA and SoftBank confirmed the chip giant’s intentions to acquire Arm for $40 billion. In the intervening months since the announcement, tech giants and governments alike have shown a range of reactions from hesitance to outright opposition to the transaction. Arm has a history of licensing its ISA to just about anyone,

Source: Hot Hardware – NVIDIA’s Planned Acquisition Of Arm Is Meeting Major Global Antitrust Resistance

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7 Served Up For Hard To Resist Deals Up To 40 Percent Off

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7 Served Up For Hard To Resist Deals Up To 40 Percent Off
The Microsoft Surface Pro 7 deals are starting to pile up, now that the popular convertible has been on the market for over a year at this point. The arrival of the Surface Pro 7+ could also be part of the reason for the sweet deals, but whatever the cause, we’re not going to complain at discounts that are approaching 40 percent off for certain

Source: Hot Hardware – Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7 Served Up For Hard To Resist Deals Up To 40 Percent Off

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Rumored To Handily Crush GeForce RTX 3060, Equal RTX 3600 Ti

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Rumored To Handily Crush GeForce RTX 3060, Equal RTX 3600 Ti
AMD stuck with the script when launching a new generation of graphics cards, by focusing on higher end models first. So right out of the gate, we had the Radeon RX 6900 XT ($999 MSRP), Radeon RX 6800 XT ($649 MSRP), and Radeon RX 6800 ($579 MSRP). The real money, however, is made in selling more affordable options. To that end, AMD could find

Source: Hot Hardware – AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Rumored To Handily Crush GeForce RTX 3060, Equal RTX 3600 Ti

Weekend Tech Deals For Upping Your Streaming Or WFH Zoom Call Production Quality

Weekend Tech Deals For Upping Your Streaming Or WFH Zoom Call Production Quality
Whether you are streaming games on Twitch or working from home and regularly hopping on Zoom video calls, you want to sound and look your best. Besides the fact that you are wearing sweatpants or no pants, some decent audio and video equipment can up your game overall. This weekend, we have collected some deals on Amazon which can help you

Source: Hot Hardware – Weekend Tech Deals For Upping Your Streaming Or WFH Zoom Call Production Quality

Corsair MP600 Pro PCIe 4.0 SSD Leaks With Intoxicating 7 Gbps Data Rates

Corsair MP600 Pro PCIe 4.0 SSD Leaks With Intoxicating 7 Gbps Data Rates
It appears that Corsair is trying to up its game in the SSD space soon with a Pro-level successor to the current Corsair MP600 SSD. The Corsair MP600 Pro leaked on Amazon yesterday and boasts a whopping 7,000MB/S (7GB/s) read and 6,850 MB/s (6.85GB/s) write speeds. This sort of performance would put Corsair in the same ballpark as, if not

Source: Hot Hardware – Corsair MP600 Pro PCIe 4.0 SSD Leaks With Intoxicating 7 Gbps Data Rates

Adobe Finally Kills Flash And Comically Brings A China Railroad To A Grinding Halt

Adobe Finally Kills Flash And Comically Brings A China Railroad To A Grinding Halt
Everyone was afraid of the “Y2K bug” that would leave un-patched systems in a quandary, but January 1, 2000 came and went with hardly a whimper. Instead, it’s January 12, 2021 that will live in infamy, perhaps. Adobe announced the coming end of Flash, its long-lived and much maligned multimedia plugin, way back in 2017, but that wasn’t enough

Source: Hot Hardware – Adobe Finally Kills Flash And Comically Brings A China Railroad To A Grinding Halt

First Major Cyberpunk 2077 Patch Lands With Big Stability And Bug Fixes

First Major Cyberpunk 2077 Patch Lands With Big Stability And Bug Fixes
It’s been kind of painful to watch Cyberpunk 2077 stumble flounder since it launched on December 10. While the game is a blast when it’s working right, bugs and glitches galore have caused a torrent of outrage, particularly from our console brethren trying to play it on their seven-year-old PlayStations and Xboxes. However, developer CD Project

Source: Hot Hardware – First Major Cyberpunk 2077 Patch Lands With Big Stability And Bug Fixes

Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake-S CPUs, 600 Series Motherboards Rumored For September Debut

Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake-S CPUs, 600 Series Motherboards Rumored For September Debut
If things go to plan, Intel will release two new generations of consumer desktop CPUs this year, starting with Rocket Lake-S in March and Alder Lake-S sometime later. How much later? Officially, Intel intends to launch Alder Lake-S sometime in the second half of this year. Unofficially, that launch will take place in September, according to

Source: Hot Hardware – Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake-S CPUs, 600 Series Motherboards Rumored For September Debut

Microsoft Quickly Retreats From Xbox Live Gold Price Hike After Fiery Gamer Backlash

Microsoft Quickly Retreats From Xbox Live Gold Price Hike After Fiery Gamer Backlash
In one of the quickest reversals we’ve seen in the tech industry in recent years, Microsoft has already backtracked from its ill-advised and ill-timed decision to raise prices on its Xbox Live Gold subscription service. As we reported yesterday, the 1-month, 3-month, and 6-month subscriptions all received price hikes, with the latter being

Source: Hot Hardware – Microsoft Quickly Retreats From Xbox Live Gold Price Hike After Fiery Gamer Backlash