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MacOS Ventura and new MacBooks Pros are both coming soon

MacOS Ventura and new MacBooks Pros are both coming soon

Apple’s macOS Ventura operating system could be just a week away. While that’s great news, you’ll have to wait longer for the next MacBook Pro models.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 graphics card is shown flying over green perspective lines.

How much will Nvidia’s RTX 4080 12GB unlaunch cost partners?

How much will Nvidia’s RTX 4080 12GB unlaunch cost partners?

When Nvidia 'unlaunched' the GeForce RTX 4080 12GB, its AIB partners were already prepping and getting packaging printed for the release, a huge expense.
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There’s never been a better time to land on this brilliant 404 page

There’s never been a better time to land on this brilliant 404 page

The FT's brilliant 404 error page has been online for a few years now, but in these challenging economic times, there is no better time to stumble across it.
Promotional photo of an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 graphics card.

Nvidia just changed its mind on a controversial cryptomining feature

Nvidia just changed its mind on a controversial cryptomining feature

It seems that Nvidia may have changed its mind about allowing cryptomining on RTX 30-series graphics cards.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 GPU.

Nvidia is ‘unlaunching’ the 12GB RTX 4080

Nvidia is ‘unlaunching’ the 12GB RTX 4080

The 12GB RTX 4080 is no more. Nvidia is unlaunching the card due to the confusing nature of having two RTX 4080 models in its lineup.
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Did Microsoft accidentally leak the next version of Windows?

Did Microsoft accidentally leak the next version of Windows?

There was a Windows desktop with a floating taskbar along the bottom and a toolbar along the top, and a floating search box in the center of the screen. 
Person using a gaming monitor.

Microsoft’s DirectStorage may improve loading times by 200%, but don’t get too excited

Microsoft’s DirectStorage may improve loading times by 200%, but don’t get too excited

Microsoft has introduced GPU decompression to DirectStorage 1.1, resulting in up to three times faster loading in games. There's a catch, though.
Meta gave an example of what you can see when wearing a Quest Pro.

How long does the Quest Pro battery really last? Here’s Meta’s answer

How long does the Quest Pro battery really last? Here’s Meta’s answer

There seems to be confusion about how long the Quest Pro's battery lasts, with reports ranging from one to five hours, so we asked Meta, and here's the answer.
A hand holding the RTX 4090 GPU.

The RTX 4090 has already sold for over twice its retail price on eBay

The RTX 4090 has already sold for over twice its retail price on eBay

The GeForce RTX 4090 is the latest hot thing to get snatched up by scalpers and resold at exorbitant prices, sometimes as high as over $4,000.
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This brain grown in a dish learned to play Pong in 5 minutes

This brain grown in a dish learned to play Pong in 5 minutes

Scientists at Cortical Labs have taught a horrifying mass of brain cells to play Pong.
A Nvidia RTX 3090 Ti sits on a silver table.

Nvidia serves up a free 24% boost in gaming performance

Nvidia serves up a free 24% boost in gaming performance

Nvidia's latest driver update adds support for the RTX 4090, but it does more than that -- it boosts gaming performance across the board.
Render of an Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 graphics card.

Nvidia has a good idea to help you buy a new GPU

Nvidia has a good idea to help you buy a new GPU

The Nvidia RTX 4090 Founders Edition might be the easiest-to-order new GPU ever if you're part of a select group that gets priority access.
AMD Radeon RX 6900 graphics card hovers over an AMD red and black background.

This new leak spells bad news for AMD Radeon RX 7000

This new leak spells bad news for AMD Radeon RX 7000

A new leak suggests that AMD's upcoming RDNA 3 graphics cards lineup may not be as competitive as many have hoped.
Nvidia logo.

Nvidia expands DLSS 2 support, but DLSS 3 remains elusive

Nvidia expands DLSS 2 support, but DLSS 3 remains elusive

New games are adding support for Nvidia's DLSS technology, but there are still few titles that will support DLSS 3.
A hand grabbing MSI's RTX 4090 Suprim X.

The RTX 4090 is already sold out. Here’s how you can still get one

The RTX 4090 is already sold out. Here’s how you can still get one

The RTX 4090 is already out of stock, but you can still pick up Nvidia's latest GPU in several prebuilt desktop PCs.
Twitter's Community Spaces feature on a mobile device.

Twitter begins testing new Spaces functionality for Twitter Communities

Twitter begins testing new Spaces functionality for Twitter Communities

Twitter has begun testing its Community Spaces feature, which would allow Twitter Communities to host Spaces in their own Twitter Community.
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Microsoft just gave you a great way to fight Windows brute-force attacks

Microsoft just gave you a great way to fight Windows brute-force attacks

Windows is about to become more secure with a recent update from Microsoft that should block a large number of brute-force hacking attempts.
The CommonSpirit Health’s logo appears over the silhouette of a hacker.

As ransomware hits this U.S. hospital, lives could be at risk

As ransomware hits this U.S. hospital, lives could be at risk

One of the nation’s largest hospital chains is suffering from a ransomware attack taking computer records offline for nine days, while patients wait.
The Microsoft Audio dock with cable being connected.

Microsoft’s new audio dock is part speaker, part USB hub

Microsoft’s new audio dock is part speaker, part USB hub

Amidst the buzz of the Surface Laptop 5 and Surface Pro 9 created at today's Surface launch event, Microsoft launched a few Microsoft Teams-centric accessories.
The Surface Laptop 5 in new Sage color.

The Surface Laptop 5 ditches AMD for a simpler lineup

The Surface Laptop 5 ditches AMD for a simpler lineup

Microsoft has announced the Surface Laptop 5 at its annual hardware event, and there's one major change this year.
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Microsoft Adaptive Accessories will be available October 25

Microsoft Adaptive Accessories will be available October 25

Microsoft's Adaptive Accessories, which include the Xbox Adaptive Controller, will be available starting October 25.
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The Surface Pro 9 embraces ARM chips and a splash of fresh color

The Surface Pro 9 embraces ARM chips and a splash of fresh color

Microsoft has announced the new Surface Pro 9, which now comes with an option for an ARM processor.
All the new Surface products on pedestals.

Microsoft Surface event 2022: Surface Pro 9, Surface Laptop 5, and more

Microsoft Surface event 2022: Surface Pro 9, Surface Laptop 5, and more

Microsoft’s Surface event put the focus squarely on its laptops, but other products got plenty of airtime too. Here’s everything that the company announced.
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Microsoft’s new Designer app offers DALL-E-like AI art creation for all

Microsoft’s new Designer app offers DALL-E-like AI art creation for all

Microsoft Designer is a new AI-powered new creator tool that lets the technology do most of the work in developing a creative project.
Microsoft Surface Studio 2+ sitting flat on a table.

Microsoft is finally refreshing the Surface Studio 2 (four years later)

Microsoft is finally refreshing the Surface Studio 2 (four years later)

Microsoft is finally refreshing the Surface Studio 2 with the aptly named Surface Studio 2+. Its specs show it's behind out of the gate, though.
The Razer Viper Ultimate gaming mouse with a hand on top.

Dell has a new ‘twisting’ Bluetooth travel mouse

Dell has a new ‘twisting’ Bluetooth travel mouse

Today Dell revealed the world's first twistable mouse with multi-device connectivity called the Dell MS700 Bluetooth Travel Mouse. 
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New COVID-19 phishing emails may steal your business secrets

New COVID-19 phishing emails may steal your business secrets

Google Forms are being used by cybercriminals as a way to obtain sensitive information of business owners through COVID-19 phishing emails.
Panos Panay with a Surface

How to watch Microsoft’s fall Surface event today

How to watch Microsoft’s fall Surface event today

Here are the different ways you can livestream the Microsoft fall Surface event on Wednesday, October 12, at 7 a.m. PST.
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Legs are coming to Zuckerberg’s metaverse

Legs are coming to Zuckerberg’s metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg announced avatars will soon include legs in Horizon Worlds, using the built-in Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro tracking technology.
A Meta Connect 2022 screenshot showing Mark Zuckerberg avatar.

Meta plans to bring Avatars to Reels and video chat

Meta plans to bring Avatars to Reels and video chat

Meta plans to bring its Horizon social VR avatars to Reels and to video chats in Messenger and WhatsApp.
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VR fitness gets less sweaty with Meta Quest 2 Active Pack and Fitness API

VR fitness gets less sweaty with Meta Quest 2 Active Pack and Fitness API

Meta has new tools coming to help you work out. Meta announced the Meta Quest 2 Active Pack and Fitness API today during Meta Connect. 
Meta Quest Pro is held by Mark Zuckerberg.

The Quest Pro officially lands, ready to power the office of the metaverse

The Quest Pro officially lands, ready to power the office of the metaverse

Meta Quest Pro is a VR headset meant for professionals packing big upgrades compared to previous model. But is it enough to inspire you to work in VR?
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Meta brings Horizon Worlds to the web, expanding beyond VR

Meta brings Horizon Worlds to the web, expanding beyond VR

Meta plans to bring Horizon Worlds to the web as part of its focus on building it as the next social platform.
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Meta Connect 2022: Quest Pro, avatars with legs, and more

Meta Connect 2022: Quest Pro, avatars with legs, and more

A year since Facebook became Meta, the company is back to launch the Quest Pro and continue its pursuit of the metaverse.