On June 9th, EA and DICE unveiled the latest in the Battlefield series: Battlefield 2042. At the time, we got a glimpse of the game through game engine footage and the Battlefield 2042 website. Now, the team behind the game series has released game footage that looks incredible.
Wednesday’s Battlefield reveal showed off quite a bit about
Source: Hot Hardware – Battlefield 2042 E3 2021 Gameplay Trailer Showcases Gritty 128-Player Mayhem
E3 is upon us and so too are several game debuts and preorders becoming available right now. Today we will look at some of the more popular games being shown off so you too can know what is coming and be excited as we are…
For months we only had leaks, but now Battlefield 2042 has been unveiled, showing a dystopian world
Source: Hot Hardware – Top E3 Debut Games And Preorder Info From BF 2042 To Far Cry 6, Deathloop And More
We’ve heard plenty of rumors about the alleged Nintendo Switch Pro in the past few weeks, with the most recent information suggesting the console could be revealed in the days leading up Nintendo Direct event at E3 2021.
Today, we’re getting a bit of insight into what SoC could be inside the Switch Pro to give it the power necessary to tackle
Source: Hot Hardware – Nintendo Switch Pro Custom Orin SoC Rumors Point To Huge DLSS-Infused Performance Uplift
Fueling rumors that AMD is at least mulling, if not outright planning a hybrid future for Zen is a newly published patent outlining a “method of task transition between heterogeneous processors.” AMD filed the patent in December 2019. It gets into some of the nitty-gritty details, but the general takeaways is that both AMD and Intel are going
Source: Hot Hardware – AMD Patents big.Little Core Task Transition Tech For Ryzen 8000 Zen 5 Processors
Sometimes you may not know that you have been infected with malware until it is too late, as is likely the case for users across more than three million Windows-based computers globally. In a stunning revelation, in the two years between 2018 and 2020, a Trojan-like malware managed to infiltrate millions of Windows devices and extract 1.2
Source: Hot Hardware – Alarming Malware Discovery Reveals 1.2 TB Data Theft From Millions Of Windows PCs
There is still a little over a week to go before Amazon kicks off its annual Prime Day sales event, in which there will be big markdowns on practically every kind of product imaginable—you just have to a Prime member to take advantage of the deals. Don’t feel like waiting? This is Amazon we are talking about, and sales are pretty much always
Source: Hot Hardware – Amazon Prime Day Starts June 21 But Here Are Great Early Tech Deals
Back in 2006 when Nintendo first launched the Wii, there were three games worth playing: Wii Sports, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (also on the GameCube), and Rayman Raving Rabbids. Ubisoft’s title was the first third-party attempt at motion controls and was a blast in multi-player. The series featuring weird rabbit-like creatures
Source: Hot Hardware – Let’s GO! Nintendo Leaks Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope On Its Website Before E3 Reveal
It appears as though Intel’s upcoming NUC 11 Extreme “Beast Canyon” kit is now in the wild, as it has made an apparent 3DMark benchmark cameo, with a newfangled Tiger Lake-B series processor in tow. According to two separate listings, the Beast Canyon system is also wielding a full-size NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card, 16MB of DDR4 memory,
Source: Hot Hardware – Intel Core i9-11900KB Tiger Lake B-Series CPU Makes Strong Benchmark Leak Debut
A seven-year-old local privilege escalation bug has reared its head and finally got a fix. When it was available, exploiting the vulnerability in the polkit authentication service could have allowed attackers to get a root shell on several actively-used Linux distros.
On Linux, polkit is effectively a bouncer of sorts who decides whether
Source: Hot Hardware – Seven Year Old Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Found In Some Linux Distros, Patch Now
There is a security update available for Google’s popular Chrome browser, and you should apply it sooner than later. That is because it stomps out more than a dozen bugs, one of which Google says it is aware of being actively attacked the wild. That particular one is a zero-day exploit with a ‘High’ security rating, and is tracked as CVE-2021-30551.
Source: Hot Hardware – A Google Chrome Zero-Day Security Flaw Is Under Active Attack, Update ASAP
Autonomous vehicles (AVs) may be the future of transportation, and NVIDIA may corner the market with advanced hardware and software solutions. In April, the company demoed NVIDIA DRIVE Sim using Omniverse technology to train self-driving vehicles in a “virtual proving ground,” which looked quite real.
In a blog post, NVIDIA announced the
Source: Hot Hardware – NVIDIA’s DeepMap Acquisition Is A Serious Power Play For Autonomous Vehicle Dominance
If you bought Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order to play on previous generation consoles, a major update is now available to those who upgraded to next-gen Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 consoles. As promised, Electronic Arts and developer Respawn Entertainment announced that the free cross-generation upgrade is now available to existing owners
Source: Hot Hardware – Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Xbox Series X And PS5 Update Lands, Grab It Now For Free
The Golden Arches are not so shiny today it seems, as the world’s biggest fast-food chain, McDonald’s, has been hit by an international data breach. The company reported today that hackers have stolen data containing employee and restaurant information from its South Korean, Taiwanese, and United States markets. Though it is believed that
Source: Hot Hardware – McDonalds Security Breach Fries Employee And Customer Data In The US, Taiwan And South Korea
Last night, Tesla held a delivery party for its Model S Plaid, its most powerful and fastest electric vehicle. The vehicle is [now] priced at $129,990, can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 1.99 seconds, and reach a top speed of 200 mph thanks to its new triple-motor powertrain design.
While all the performance-enhancing goodies are excellent,
Source: Hot Hardware – Elon Musk Demos Tesla Model S Plaid Playing Cyberpunk 2077 With AMD RDNA 2 Innards
A bunch of record labels including Sony Music, Capitol Records, and Warner Music have filed a joint lawsuit against Frontier Communications for not disconnecting internet subscribers who “repeatedly infringe” on copyrights by illegally downloading and sharing music. The lawsuit also suggests Frontier allegedly encourages such behavior by advertising
Source: Hot Hardware – Frontier Communcations Faces Lawsuit From Record Labels For Allowing Rampant Music Piracy
E3 is just around the corner and many developers are gearing up for big announcements and events. Bethesda in particular just provided a few updates about Fallout 76. Some players will unfortunately be disappointed by some of the news. Fallout 76’s Nuclear Winter battle royale mode will officially sunset this coming September.
Source: Hot Hardware – Bethesda Puts A Bullet In Fallout 76’s Unloved Nuclear Winter Battle Royale Mode
Back in February, developer CD Projekt Red confirmed it fell prey to a “targeted cyber attack” and went about contacting former employs and contractors, saying at the time that it did not know if any personal data was compromised, but that the “probability of such a leak is low.” Now four months later, the Cyberpunk 2077 developer has provided
Source: Hot Hardware – CyberPunk 2077 Dev CD Projekt Red Finally Admits Its Data Security Breach Was A Nightmare
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you already know that the Chromebook market is red hot at the moment. The COVID-19 pandemic and the sharp increase in demand for cheap computing devices from everyday consumers and school systems has led to a significant surge in Chromebook adoption. With this in mind, we decided to pull together a roundup
Source: Hot Hardware – Best Chromebooks Of 2021: Acer, ASUS And Lenovo Go Head To Head
In what could be a major move in the chip industry, Intel is said to have offered somewhere north of $2 billion to acquire SiFive, a semiconductor design startup specializing in the open source RISC-V architecture. It would be a huge investment, though comparatively dwarfed by NVIDIA’s $40 bid to buy Arm, which is currently in the process
Source: Hot Hardware – Intel Considering Acquisition Of RISC-V Open Source Chip Startup SiFive For Billion
Cybersecurity is a hot topic nowadays, with attacks happening frequently like the Colonial Pipeline or JBS Global ransomware attacks. Now, it appears that EA is facing its own issues after hackers allegedly managed to exfiltrate around 780GB of source code, frameworks, and engine tools from the company.
Recently, hackers began boasting about
Source: Hot Hardware – EA Sniped By Devastating Security Breach As Hackers Loot 780GB Of Data