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TSMC is working on a huge price increase, and that’s bad news for gamers

TSMC is working on a huge price increase, and that’s bad news for gamers

TSMC is introducing a large price increase for its 3nm wafers, and this spells bad news for next-gen hardware.
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Hacker ranks explode — here’s how you can protect yourself

Hacker ranks explode — here’s how you can protect yourself

Microsoft's Digital Defense report warns of a wave of new hackers and cybersecurity threats and tells you how to stop them.
A front view of the LG 27GR95QE over yellow background.

LG finally did it: a 27-inch OLED gaming monitor with a 240Hz refresh rate

LG finally did it: a 27-inch OLED gaming monitor with a 240Hz refresh rate

LG has announced a 27-inch OLED monitor with G-Sync support, 240Hz refresh rate, and blink-and-you'll-miss-it 0.03ms response time.
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X socketed into a motherboard.

AMD’s new Ryzen 7000 CPUs just got a huge discount

AMD’s new Ryzen 7000 CPUs just got a huge discount

The newly released AMD Ryzen 7000 processors have already gotten discounted, making them a competitive choice against Intel.
a faceless hacker in a black hoodie in front of a computer screen with lines of code on it

Hackers sink to new low by stealing Discord accounts in ransomware attacks

Hackers sink to new low by stealing Discord accounts in ransomware attacks

AXLocker is a new ransomware attack that not only encrypts your files -- it also attempts to steal your Discord account, giving you 48 hours to respond.
An Apple MacBook Pro 14 sits open on a table.

In just three years, 30% of PCs may be built on ARM architecture

In just three years, 30% of PCs may be built on ARM architecture

A new report suggests that ARM may appear in many more computers in the near future.
Woman using a laptop next to a latte.

Hackers target your holiday shopping with new phishing scam

Hackers target your holiday shopping with new phishing scam

Don't get fooled by this new and devious phishing scam that promises a free gift but instead collects your information and takes your money.
The v3000 plus tower is all black with a small rgb light strip in the center

The V3000 Plus is a giant dual PC case — with one drawback

The V3000 Plus is a giant dual PC case — with one drawback

The Lian Li V3000 Plus case is large enough to hold two entire PC systems, including two monster GPUs.
A pair of glasses rests on a desk in front of multiple computer monitors filled with code.

Beware — even Mac open-source apps can contain malware

Beware — even Mac open-source apps can contain malware

Your Mac isn't completely immune to hackers so watch out for this sneaky malware threat that pretends to be a helpful open-source app.
A woman wears Vuzix Ultralight AR glasses.

Vuzix Ultralite AR glasses last up to two days on a single charge

Vuzix Ultralite AR glasses last up to two days on a single charge

Vuzix Ultralite AR smart glasses weigh just 38 grams and last up to two days on a single charge thanks to advanced display technology.
A Raspberry Pi-powered hoverboard made by developer Orhan Günsal.

This custom hoverboard is entirely powered by Raspberry Pi

This custom hoverboard is entirely powered by Raspberry Pi

A developer has created a wireless hoverboard using a Raspberry Pi minicomputer.
The RTX 4080 in a running test bench.

Want an RTX 4080? Nvidia may have a way to make it easier to get

Want an RTX 4080? Nvidia may have a way to make it easier to get

Nvidia's Verified Priority Access program has just been expanded, and it might be good news if you want to score an RTX 4080.
A hand grabbing MSI's RTX 4090 Suprim X.

AMD rips melting RTX 4090 adapter as Nvidia faces down class-action lawsuit

AMD rips melting RTX 4090 adapter as Nvidia faces down class-action lawsuit

AMD took another jab at Nvidia's issues with melting RTX 4090 adapters, which comes on the heels of a class-action lawsuit filed against Nvidia.
Nvidia-powered laptop showing Nividia components highlighted, running Red Dead Redemption.

Nvidia RTX 4050 impresses in first benchmark leak

Nvidia RTX 4050 impresses in first benchmark leak

The laptop version of Nvidia's GeForce RTX 4050 has been spotted with performance gains posted in an early benchmark test leak.
An Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics card seen from the side.

Forget the 4090, Nvidia’s RTX 4060 could be the GPU for the rest of us

Forget the 4090, Nvidia’s RTX 4060 could be the GPU for the rest of us

If the prices of the RTX 4090 and the RTX 4080 are too steep, it seems that the RTX 4060 might turn out to be a good deal.
A Qualcomm Snapdragon AR2 Gen 1 chip case is held in hand.

AR glasses will have a dedicated Qualcomm chip in 2023

AR glasses will have a dedicated Qualcomm chip in 2023

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon AR2 Gen 1 chipset might be the missing ingredient that makes slim and powerful AR glasses that are more popular in 2023.
Google Chrome icon in mac dock.

Half of Google Chrome extensions may be collecting your personal data

Half of Google Chrome extensions may be collecting your personal data

Data risk management company Incogni has found that half of every installed Google Chrome extension have a high to very high risk of collecting personal data.
you can burn calories while game with the cycledesk 100 thermaltake bike

You can burn calories while you game with the Cycledesk 100

You can burn calories while you game with the Cycledesk 100

There’s a desk, in front of which you can place an entire exercise bike. Gym bros around the world are surely rejoicing.
A melted RTX 4090 connector.

Not even Nvidia’s 4090 Founders Edition is safe from melting

Not even Nvidia’s 4090 Founders Edition is safe from melting

It's official -- Nvidia's own Founders Edition graphics cards aren't safe from the RTX 4090 melting problem.
Razer Blade 14 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

Razer quadruples the Blade 14’s USB speed with a simple software update

Razer quadruples the Blade 14’s USB speed with a simple software update

The Razer Blade 14 is getting a huge transfer speed boost with a USB 4 port upgrade but there's no additional hardware needed since it's a software update.
A man playing games on the computer, wearing a headset.

This new AMD feature can boost your games with one click

This new AMD feature can boost your games with one click

AMD's upcoming Hypr-RX seems like an easy solution foe optimized gaming on a Radeon graphics card.
A person's hands holding a smartphone as they browse Twitter on it.

Twitter’s SMS two-factor authentication is having issues. Here’s how to switch methods

Twitter’s SMS two-factor authentication is having issues. Here’s how to switch methods

If recent reports have you worried that your SMS 2FA method will fail and leave you locked out of your Twitter account, here's how to switch to another method.
an ugly blue, green, and white clippy sweater

There’s a Clippy ugly holiday sweater — and it’s awesome

There’s a Clippy ugly holiday sweater — and it’s awesome

Clippy has returned in the form of an ugly Christmas sweater.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 is shown along with a hand holding the power cable adapter.

Asus’ latest move might save your RTX 4090 from melting

Asus’ latest move might save your RTX 4090 from melting

Asus might have a solution to prevent your Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 from catching on fire or melting, but not everyone qualifies for this free offer.
The RX 7900 XTX.

The idea for AMD’s next-gen GPUs all started on a napkin

The idea for AMD’s next-gen GPUs all started on a napkin

AMD experts talked about the creation of the upcoming Radeon RX 7900 XTX. The GPU lineup had very small beginnings.
RTX 4090.

We may know the cause of the RTX 4090’s melting connectors

We may know the cause of the RTX 4090’s melting connectors

The investigation into RTX 4090 melting issues continues, and we may finally have a clue about what's going on.
Apple's Tim Cook at an Apple event

Apple is busily hiring hundreds for upcoming AR/VR headset

Apple is busily hiring hundreds for upcoming AR/VR headset

Apple’s hiring freeze isn’t stopping AR/VR headset progress as hundreds of jobs are available and top managers are getting moved to get ready for a 2023 launch.
AMD;s RX 7900 XTX sitting with the die.

AMD finally shares new RX 7900 XTX benchmarks, and it’s not all good news

AMD finally shares new RX 7900 XTX benchmarks, and it’s not all good news

AMD finally shared more realistic benchmarks for the RX 7900 XTX, and there's good and bad news for the upcoming graphics card.
A modified Nintendo Wii, shown running macOS on a monitor.

Watch a modder transform a Mac Mini into a Nintendo Wii

Watch a modder transform a Mac Mini into a Nintendo Wii

Popular YouTuber Luke Miani has managed to fit the innards of an Apple M1-powered Mac Mini into a Nintendo Wii that can, among other things, game at 4K. 
Four RTX 40-series graphics cards on a black background.

Want an RTX 4080? Prices suggest you may as well get a 4090

Want an RTX 4080? Prices suggest you may as well get a 4090

We now know the prices of Nvidia's RTX 4080 at Micro Center, and unfortunately, they don't look all that great.
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Twitter has reportedly suspended signups for Twitter Blue

Twitter has reportedly suspended signups for Twitter Blue

Twitter continues to struggle amid its post-acquisition drama. And now, it has reportedly suspended signups for Twitter Blue.
Acer Predator Orion 7000 sitting on a table.

It’s not just you: Microsoft confirms Windows 11 is having gaming issues

It’s not just you: Microsoft confirms Windows 11 is having gaming issues

Microsoft has confirmed that the latest version of Windows 11 is causing a lag when running certain games and apps a month after the 22H2 update was released.
An Nvidia mobile GPU turned into a desktop version.

You probably shouldn’t buy this mysterious new Nvidia GPU

You probably shouldn’t buy this mysterious new Nvidia GPU

If you're seeing Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 TiM for sale, be wary -- this is not an official Nvidia GPU.
A man's hand holds a Naga 2 Pro gaming mouse on a black desktop

Razer updates its Naga mouse with HyperSpeed wheel and more

Razer updates its Naga mouse with HyperSpeed wheel and more

Razer launched its newest gaming mouse today, the Razer Naga 2 Pro.