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DOTA Ranked Matchmaking Soon To Require Phone Registration To Kill ‘Smurfs’

<i>Defense of the Ancients</i> (<i>DOTA</i>) is upping its security game. <i>DOTA 2</i> ranked matchmaking will soon require players to enter a phone number upon …

Gaming

Sony A9 Takes On Canon And Nikon For Killer Full-Frame DSLR Domination

Sony may not be the first name that comes to most minds when considering a new camera purchase, but it's increasingly becoming silly to not weigh it …

Cameras

Remap Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Bixby Button To Google Now With This Handy Tool

Samsung really wants Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ owners to embrace its home grown Bixby digital assistant. So much, in fact, that it recently pushed out …

Nintendo Switch Doesn’t Need Third-Party Games To Succeed Says Ashes of the Singularity Dev

In the early going, the Nintendo Switch is the fastest selling game console in Nintendo's history. It racked up more sales during its first two days …

Nintendo

WikiLeaks Exposes 'Weeping Angel' CIA Tool That Spies On Samsung Smart Televisions

Back in early March, WikiLeaks gave the world an early glimpse into just a small sample of the hacking arsenal at the disposal of the CIA. As part of …

Samsung

Epic Games Courts Architects To Use Unreal Engine For Structural Design And Modeling

When people think about Unreal Engine, they probably picture some of the industry's hottest game titles that have been built around it. If you need a …

Game Development

Twitch Announces Affiliate Program For Thousands Of Game Streamers To Earn Money

It can be difficult to make video game streaming a profitable venture, especially if you are one of the “little guys." Monetising online content …

Game Development

Windows 10 Creators Update Can Still Be Activated With Old Windows License Keys

Users are reporting success activating clean installations of Windows 10 using old license keys, and specifically those that apply to Windows 7, …

Microsoft's Competitive Chromebook In Education Threat Leaks, Windows 10 ARM Laptops Arrive Q4

As we reported last week, Microsoft is holding an event in New York City on May 2nd that will focus primarily on the education sector. Although we …

Microsoft

Call of Duty: WWII Confirmed By Activision With Full Reveal Coming Next Week

Activision’s <i>Call of Duty</i> series is definitely going back to its roots. As we reported late last month based on leaked materials for the game, the …

PlayStation

Google Deletes SMSVova Android Spyware That Targeted Millions

Despite Google's best efforts to protect its users who download apps from its Play Store, some malware inevitably slips through the cracks. While it …

Malware

Intel Rumored To Accelerate Next Gen CPU Launch Schedule In Response To AMD Ryzen

If Intel thought that it could coast along when it comes to processor development and its release schedules, AMD’s Ryzen processors have been a …

Kaby Lake

AMD Says It's Time To Ditch Intel Integrated Graphics For This Dirt Cheap Radeon

AMD does not really have a competitive solution to NVIDIA's fastest Pascal parts, namely the GeForce GTX 1070 and up. That will change once AMD …

PC Gaming

HP Updates ZBook Mobile Workstations With 4K Displays, Kaby Lake Xeons And NVIDIA Quadro

If you’re a business user that needs high-end workstation-class components in a mobile form-factor, Hewlett-Packard has updated its ZBook family of …

Kaby Lake

How To Get Saints Row 2 For Free On PC Ahead Of ‘Gat Out of Hell’ Release

To celebrate the availability of Saints Row IV: Game of the Century Edition and the standalone expansion Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell on GOG for the …

Xbox

Microsoft Confirms Major Windows 10 And Office Updates Twice Per Year, Redstone 3 Launches In September

When Microsoft announced that Windows 10 would be the last monolithic version of Windows ever, it raised some questions on how that would work and …

Microsoft

Samsung Issues Galaxy S8 And S8 OTA Update To Fix Red Tinted Screen

Samsung makes some of the best mobile displays in the business. Its Super AMOLED panels are bright, vibrant, and typically better looking than the …

Samsung Galaxy

AeroMobil Wants To Get Your George Jetson On With Its Flying Car

Mass-market flying cars have been a science fiction dream for tech geeks for decades, but the few that have made it to production have sparked little …

GoPro Fusion Spherical 360 Degree VR 5.2K Camera Launching 2H 2017

It is time to take your GoPro footage to the next level. The company just announced the pilot program for Fusion, its new spherical 360 Degree VR …

GoPro

Logitech G413 Gaming Keyboard Delivers Romer-G Mechanical Switches With Budget Pricing

If there is a downside to mechanical keyboards, it is that manufacturers have taken advantage of the category's popularity with inflated price tags. …

Gear & Gadgets

AMD Radeon RX 480 Can Be BIOS Flashed To Become RX 580

Who doesn't love getting a little bit more than what they paid for? If you're a Radeon RX 480 owner, you might just be able to experience such a …

PC Gaming

HTC ‘U’ Android Flagship Lands May 16th With Snapdragon 835 And Squeezable Touch Sensitive Frame

When HTC announced the U Ultra earlier this year with a Snapdragon 821 processor, many were disappointed that Qualcomm’s newfangled Snapdragon 835 …

Phones

Lawsuit Alleges Bose Connect Headphone App Spies On Users And Mines Personal Data

Some audiophiles poke fun at Bose for being more about branding than actual substance, but the latest accusation leveled against the company is by no …

Headphones

Amazon Opens Alexa Deep Learning AI For Voice Powered Chatbots

Amazon's voice activated digital assistant known as Alexa has matured fast since it was first introduced, gaining thousands of new skills and forming …

Deep Learning

HP Spectre x360 15 Review: A Versatile, Attractive, Premium Ultraportable

HP is not one to let the weeds grow under its feet, at least not when it comes to its Spectre x360 line. The company it has no problem changing …

Laptops

Windows 10 Redstone 3 Insider Preview Adds Power Throttling And Revert VM

After all of the hype and anticipation leading up to the public release of the Creators Update for Windows 10, you might be left wondering, what's …

Microsoft

Early Galaxy S8 Adopters Complain Of Red-Tinted Super AMOLED Displays

Is your Samsung Galaxy S8 making you see red? Some customers who pre-ordered their phones are complaining that their AMOLED displays have an …

Samsung Galaxy

Microsoft Enables Password-Free Account Sign In For Android And iOS Smartphone Users

Are you constantly trying to remember dozens of elusive passwords? Well, Microsoft has got your back. The company now enables password free sign-in …

Microsoft

Mark Zuckberberg Positions Facebook As Augmented Reality Playground For Devs

A good deal of "alternate reality" talk in recent years has revolved around virtual reality, but as time goes on, it becomes increasingly clear that …

Augmented Reality

Nintendo Reportedly Prepping SNES Mini For Late 2017 Launch Following NES Classic Exit

Nintendo’s seemingly <i>boneheaded</i> move in killing off production of the NES Classic Edition is starting to make a little bit more sense. Earlier this …

Nintendo