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A render of Apple's VR headset.

Apple’s top-secret AR/VR headset may begin production soon

Apple’s top-secret AR/VR headset may begin production soon

Apple’s mixed-reality headset is reportedly in manufacturing validation, indicating this powerful AR and VR headset will begin production soon.
Alan Truly is writing using a Quest Pro with a paiered keyboard and mouse.

This hidden feature in the Meta Quest Pro could arrive soon

This hidden feature in the Meta Quest Pro could arrive soon

The Meta Quest Pro Touch Controllers could be getting a great new feature soon that will change how you use your VR headset.
A depiction of a hacker breaking into a system via the use of code.

This Chrome extension lets hackers remotely seize your PC

This Chrome extension lets hackers remotely seize your PC

Malicious extensions on Google Chrome are being used by hackers remotely in an effort to steal sensitive information.
The Rewind app on an iMac with a pink background, showing a grid of faces from a Zoom call

These new Zoom features take on Teams and Outlook in a serious way

These new Zoom features take on Teams and Outlook in a serious way

Zoom has announced its in-house Mail and Calendar clients, which will soon be available in beta.
Person using a gaming monitor.

Microsoft’s DirectStorage can now boost your game loading times by 200%

Microsoft’s DirectStorage can now boost your game loading times by 200%

Microsoft has just released DirectStorage 1.1, officially adding the long-awaited GPU decompression that could lower loading times by 200%.
Creative Electron took an x-ray scan of Meta's Quest Pro VR headset.

Meta Quest Pro teardown reveals some big surprises

Meta Quest Pro teardown reveals some big surprises

A teardown of Meta's Quest Pro reveals why the headset costs so much and uncovers a few big surprises about the headset, battery, and controllers.
Twitter app on the OnePlus 10T.

Some blue check Twitter users were unable to edit their names

Some blue check Twitter users were unable to edit their names

Yesterday, some blue check Twitter users tweeted that they weren't able to edit their screen names anymore. This issue appears to be resolving though.
EVGA's prototype RTX 4090 graphics card.

EVGA’s lost RTX 4090 prototype shows us what could have been

EVGA’s lost RTX 4090 prototype shows us what could have been

This early prototype of an EVGA RTX 4090 GPU shows us what could have been, including a surprising power-related discovery.
A Framework laptop upside down with two hands holding it and the USB ports unscrewed

The Framework laptop is officially Thunderbolt 4 certified

The Framework laptop is officially Thunderbolt 4 certified

Framework laptops are officially Thunderbolt 4 certified after undergoing a rigorous Intel testing process.
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Qualcomm’s rumored 12-core chip finally sounds like a true ARM revolution for PCs

Qualcomm’s rumored 12-core chip finally sounds like a true ARM revolution for PCs

A new report indicates that a 12-core PC chip from Qualcomm may finally have what it takes to take on Intel and Apple.
A scientist holds a paper PCB.

Scientists find a surprising answer to the future of computers — paper

Scientists find a surprising answer to the future of computers — paper

In order to limit electronic waste, researchers have come up with a new idea: using paper to make electronics.
MacBook Air sitting on a table in an airport.

These are the airports that actually have really fast public Wi-Fi

These are the airports that actually have really fast public Wi-Fi

A researcher discovers which of the busiest airports in the U.S. have the best free Wi-Fi.
Series of four mobile screenshots showing Mastodon's sign-up process.

Mastodon surpasses 1 million monthly active users as Twitter backlash worsens

Mastodon surpasses 1 million monthly active users as Twitter backlash worsens

Social media platform Mastodon is experiencing growth as Twitter experiences a backlash against upcoming changes to its platform.
A yellow and black McCrispy gaming chair

We’re lovin’ this official McDonald’s gaming chair — the McCrispy Ultimate

We’re lovin’ this official McDonald’s gaming chair — the McCrispy Ultimate

Some lucky person in the U.K. is going to receive their very own McCrispy Ultimate gaming chair, courtesy of McDonald’s.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 graphics card is shown flying over green perspective lines.

Nvidia’s RTX 4080 may be up to 45% slower than the RTX 4090, but it’s still pricey

Nvidia’s RTX 4080 may be up to 45% slower than the RTX 4090, but it’s still pricey

Nvidia's upcoming RTX 4080 16GB was just spotted in some benchmarks. Is its performance worth the price?
the rtx 4090 power adaptor melted

Great, now even the RTX 4090 power connectors are starting to melt

Great, now even the RTX 4090 power connectors are starting to melt

The Nvidia drama just got worse as Tom's Hardware has reported on a GeForce RTX 4090 power connector meltdown.
The Twitter app on the Sony XPeria 5 II.

Twitter is reportedly working on paid DMs to celebrities

Twitter is reportedly working on paid DMs to celebrities

Twitter is reportedly working on another feature to help generate revenue. This time it involves paid DMs to celebrities.
The RX 7900 XTX.

The dream isn’t over — AMD’s RX 7900 XTX may still hit 3GHz

The dream isn’t over — AMD’s RX 7900 XTX may still hit 3GHz

The upcoming AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX was initially said to have a higher clock speed. Rumors say it might still get there.
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AMD just subtly dunks on Nvidia’s melting RTX 4090 power adapters

AMD just subtly dunks on Nvidia’s melting RTX 4090 power adapters

At AMD's RX 7000 launch event, the company made a subtle dig at Nvidia's recent RTX 4090 power adapters.
Dr. Lisa Su at the RX 7900 XT launch event.

How to rewatch AMD’s big GPU launch — and what was announced

How to rewatch AMD’s big GPU launch — and what was announced

AMD's last big event of the year will include the company's latest RDNA 3 GPUs to rival Nvidia's recent launches.
A slide showing the first 8K ultrawide monitor from Samsung.

Get ready: the first 8K ultrawide monitors are coming out in 2023

Get ready: the first 8K ultrawide monitors are coming out in 2023

The first 8K gaming monitors are launching in 2023, supported by the DisplayPort 2.1 port on AMD's new GPUs.
Scott Herkalman holding the RX 7900 XTX graphics card.

AMD’s new RX 7900 XTX is here, and it dramatically undercuts Nvidia

AMD’s new RX 7900 XTX is here, and it dramatically undercuts Nvidia

AMD announced its RX 7900 XTX and RX 7900 XT graphics cards, which contrary to GPU pricing trends, aren't coming with a cost increase this generation.
Frank Azor presenting at AMD's RDNA 3 launch event.

AMD previews FSR 3.0, which now includes frame generation

AMD previews FSR 3.0, which now includes frame generation

AMD is already gearing up to release FSR 3.0, which takes the fight back to Nvidia with frame generation capabilities.
Professor Ali Abedi flying Wi-Peep standing against brick wall.

This Wi-Fi security flaw could let drones track devices through walls

This Wi-Fi security flaw could let drones track devices through walls

A research team from University of Waterloo has attached a device to a drone that can uses vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi networks to see through walls.
A person's hands holding a smartphone as they browse Twitter on it.

Twitter reportedly plans to enable Edit Tweet for everyone this week

Twitter reportedly plans to enable Edit Tweet for everyone this week

Twitter may roll out Edit Tweet to all users as early as this week, according to a report from Bloomberg.
Finalmouse's interactive skin keyboard.

A keyboard with its own CPU and GPU? Yes, it’s real — and it’s coming soon

A keyboard with its own CPU and GPU? Yes, it’s real — and it’s coming soon

If you want a keyboard that's fancier than any RGB model out there, you might want to check out this fun prototype.
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Steam enters beta on Chromebooks, tripling number of supported devices

Steam enters beta on Chromebooks, tripling number of supported devices

After a long incubation period, Valve's Steam gaming platform is now available on the beta channel of ChromeOS 108.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D socketed in a motherboard.

AMD quietly slashes the prices of some of its best CPUs

AMD quietly slashes the prices of some of its best CPUs

AMD has just quietly lowered the prices of many Zen 3 processors, making for some outstanding deals.
A black fedora rests on top of newspapers infected with spreading green lines..

Hackers are infiltrating news websites to spread malware

Hackers are infiltrating news websites to spread malware

The latest cybersecurity attack takes advantage of your trust in news sites and your browser to trick you into downloading malware.
Series of four mobile screenshots showing the selling of collectibles on Instagram.

Instagram to soon let creators make NFTs and sell them to fans

Instagram to soon let creators make NFTs and sell them to fans

Meta has announced a number of new features for creators on its social media platforms, including one that lets creators make and sell NFTs on Instagram.
Gamer in front of a PC that has the ASRock side panel screen on it.

This ASRock gadget turns your PC case into a proper monitor

This ASRock gadget turns your PC case into a proper monitor

ASRock came up with a fun gadget for PC owners, but unfortunately, only a limited number of people will be able to use it.
Two Air.0 mice on a desk next to a computer, with one being folded up for use and one folded down flat.

This origami-inspired mouse folds flat for your travels

This origami-inspired mouse folds flat for your travels

Finding the perfect mouse for travel can be tricky. One company thinks it has the answer in the form of a folding origami-inspired mouse. Is it up to the task?
The Rewind app on an iMac with a pink background, showing a grid of faces from a Zoom call

This creepy Mac app can record every moment of your online life

This creepy Mac app can record every moment of your online life

A new app for your Mac claims it can record every moment of your online life and store it for retrieval.
AI image generators are being tested for various biases that might come up in their machine learning systems.

AI image generators appear to propagate gender and race stereotypes

AI image generators appear to propagate gender and race stereotypes

AI image generators are being tested for various biases that might come up in their machine learning systems.