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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.
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Can’t get the Windows 11 22H2 update? There could be a good reason why

Can’t get the Windows 11 22H2 update? There could be a good reason why

If you notice one of your computers got the Windows 11 22H2 update and the other didn't, it might be because Microsoft is protecting you from a sign-in problem.
AMD Radeon RX 6900 graphics card hovers over an AMD red and black background.

AMD’s best GPU is up to $1,000 cheaper than it was a few months ago

AMD’s best GPU is up to $1,000 cheaper than it was a few months ago

The prices of AMD GPUs are dropping rapidly. The Radeon RX 6900 XT is now at the lowest price it's ever been.
Three gaming Chromebooks with games on them.

Gaming Chromebooks with up to 144Hz panels have arrived, but they’re not what you think

Gaming Chromebooks with up to 144Hz panels have arrived, but they’re not what you think

Acer, Asus, and Lenovo have each announced cloud-gaming Chromebooks with displays up to 144Hz.
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This dangerous new hacker tool makes phishing worryingly easy

This dangerous new hacker tool makes phishing worryingly easy

Setting up phishing campaigns for Microsoft 365 has become a relatively straightforward process due to a phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) platform named Caffeine.
Meta CTO Brian Bosworth wears a prototype VR headset similar to the leaked Quest Pro.

How to watch Meta’s Quest Pro launch today (and what to expect)

How to watch Meta’s Quest Pro launch today (and what to expect)

Here's how to watch Meta Connect today, an exciting event that will show off Meta's new Quest Pro VR headset and give a look at future AR and metaverse plans.
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YouTube to overhaul channel names with @ handles for all

YouTube to overhaul channel names with @ handles for all

YouTube is launching 'handles' to make it easier for creators to engage with fans and newcomers on the video-sharing platform.
The Twitter app on the Sony XPeria 5 II.

Twitter experiments with a major change to hashtags

Twitter experiments with a major change to hashtags

Twitter is apparently exploring a change-up to how hashtags work on the platform.
An Intel Alder Lake Core i5-12600K CPU and its packaging.

Intel Alder Lake BIOS source code was leaked — should you be worried?

Intel Alder Lake BIOS source code was leaked — should you be worried?

Intel has confirmed that the source code for the Alder Lake BIOS was leaked. What will the consequences be?
Meta shows Quest Pro's color passthrough camera.

Meta accidentally shows Quest Pro‘s impressive color passthrough camera

Meta accidentally shows Quest Pro‘s impressive color passthrough camera

Meta just leaked screenshots of the Quest Pro ahead of the Meta Connect event, revealing a greatly improved view from the color passthrough camera.
A depiction of a hacker breaking into a system via the use of code.

Over 1M credit cards just leaked to criminals on the dark web

Over 1M credit cards just leaked to criminals on the dark web

Over 1.2 million credit cards have been distributed via the dark web through a recently launched underground marketplace.
The CLX and Intel proof-of-concept PC.

Intel and CLX somehow stuffed two PCs inside a single case

Intel and CLX somehow stuffed two PCs inside a single case

Intel just teamed up with CLX in order to create a proof-of-concept gaming PC that bundles two desktops into one.
Palit RTX 4090 GPU over a black background.

Why you may need an outrageous power supply for the RTX 4090 after all

Why you may need an outrageous power supply for the RTX 4090 after all

Nvidia's board partners are also releasing their own versions of the RTX 4090. Some of these GPUs are calling for enormous power supply units.
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Meta found over 400 mobile apps ‘designed to steal’ Facebook logins

Meta found over 400 mobile apps ‘designed to steal’ Facebook logins

Meta has published a report detailing its discovery of over 400 mobile apps that were created to steal Facebook users' login information.
Mountain DisplayPad and MacroPad are shown with a Mountain Everest Max keyboard

New Mountain keyboard accessory adds a display to each key

New Mountain keyboard accessory adds a display to each key

Mountain's new keypads can streamline your workflow with fully programmable RGB mechanical keys and an infinite number of virtual display keys.
The Acer Swift Edge being used by a woman on a table.

The Acer Swift Edge is only a half-inch thick, but still includes an HDMI port

The Acer Swift Edge is only a half-inch thick, but still includes an HDMI port

Acer announced today the Acer Swift Edge, the world's lightest 16-inch OLED professional laptop. 
The Mac Studio and Studio Display on a desk.

Apple’s mini-LED external display may be delayed until early 2023

Apple’s mini-LED external display may be delayed until early 2023

The latest rumors about Apple's miniLED external display suggest it might be announced early next year after several delays.
An Alienware + Windows 11 PC gaming setup.

Microsoft says disabling these two Windows 11 features will boost gaming performance

Microsoft says disabling these two Windows 11 features will boost gaming performance

Microsoft has just announced that some of the settings in Windows 11 can slow down gaming performance. Here's how to disable them.
Smartphone with TikTok's Photo Mode all on a white background.

TikTok pivots to photos while its competitors are still chasing its viral videos

TikTok pivots to photos while its competitors are still chasing its viral videos

While TikTok's competitors are pivoting to video, TikTok's newest feature seems to be a pivot towards its competitors' roots: friendship and photos.
Google Chrome logo appears over photo of laptop with chart of vulnerabilities.

Google Chrome tops this list of most vulnerable browsers

Google Chrome tops this list of most vulnerable browsers

Google Chrome suffered more vulnerabilities than any other browser in 2022 -- and it wasn't even close -- while a little-known browser had zero.
A depiction of a hacker breaking into a system via the use of code.

Hackers have found a way to hack you that you’d never expect

Hackers have found a way to hack you that you’d never expect

A security flaw has allowed a ransomware gang to effectively prevent antivirus programs from running properly on a system.
An inside view of the Quest 2 and its foam facial interface.

The Meta Quest 3 may be twice as powerful as Quest 2

The Meta Quest 3 may be twice as powerful as Quest 2

The Quest 3 will be twice as powerful as the Quest 2 if leaks are to be believed. Here's everything we know about Qualcomm and Meta's latest VR headset.
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A new phishing scam pretends to be your boss sending you an email

A new phishing scam pretends to be your boss sending you an email

A business email compromise campaign deceives a company employee into thinking their boss is authorizing a payment, but it's actually a bad actor.
A smartphone with the Facebook app icon on it all on a white marble background.

Facebook’s new controls offer more customization of your Feed

Facebook’s new controls offer more customization of your Feed

Facebook is working on new Feed customization options, but it still plans to keep recommending posts to you.
Someone gaming on a Surface Laptop Studio.

Windows 11 adoption among PC gamers almost hits 25%

Windows 11 adoption among PC gamers almost hits 25%

The latest Steam Hardware & Software Survey is suggesting that an increasing number of Steam gamers are using Windows 11.