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Razer’s new line of PC components include Kunai fans, Hanbo AIO liquid coolers, and Katana PSU

Razer sells plenty of gaming laptops and peripherals like mice, keyboards, headphones, and more. But the company never truly explored the gaming desktop PC space. Well, that's changing now with the launch of its new premium PC components -- Razer Kunai high-performance fans, Razer Hanbo AIO liquid coolers, and Razer Katana platinum ATX PSU. Razer...

T-Mobile will give you up to $1,000 to switch from a competitor

T-Mobile's Keep & Switch promotion is getting yet another upgrade, and now you can get up to $1,000 per line to pay off your phone when you switch from AT&T or Verizon. Starting October 22nd, T-Mobile will offer an increased value to their Keep & Switch promotion. Keep & Switch allows customers to join T-Mobile from a...

Fixes for AMD issues on Windows 11 are now available to everyone

When Windows 11 launched a couple of weeks ago, there were a few notable issues with the new version of the OS. Two, in particular, got the most attention, which affected AMD processors specifically. One decreased the performance of the L3 cache in AMD processors, and the other affected the "preferred core" feature of those...

Microsoft releases ISOs for the Windows 10 November 2021 Update

While Windows 11 was released earlier this month, it almost flies under the radar that Windows 10 is alive and well. In fact, it's supported for another four years, so as expected, there's a version 21H2 coming for the OS. Thanks to a blog post today, we now know that it will be called the...

Roku and Google are fighting again, and Roku might lose YouTube access

Google and Roku have spent most of this year fighting over distribution agreements for YouTube and YouTube TV on Roku devices. The disagreement has left Roku without an actual YouTube TV application, though the service remains accessible through the normal YouTube app on Roku devices. Negotiations are apparently not going anywhere, as Roku has now...

Google’s new Android Enterprise Vulnerability Rewards Program will give you up to $250,000 if you can fully exploit a Pixel 6

In the security world, bug bounties are incredibly common. The reason for their existence is simple and two-fold: they incentivize security researchers to poke holes in the security of a device, as the payout for a successful exploit can be lucrative. The second is that they encourage individuals to privately report their findings, rather than...

Microsoft partners with AMD for a limited edition GPU and promises ray-tracing for Halo Infinite

Despite a rocky start, Halo Infinite is shaping up to be one of the most popular games of this generation. It arrives in December 2021, after a delay of over a year. Following a few successful multiplayer previews, 343 Industries has now shared some more information about the game. Microsoft has partnered with AMD to...

Huawei Nova 9 with Snapdragon 778G, 120Hz OLED display, and 66W fast charging launched in Europe

Despite all the restrictions, Huawei continues to bring new smartphones to the market. Earlier this year, the company launched its second foldable, the Huawei Mate X2, and its flagship Huawei P50 lineup. Today, it has launched the mid-range Huawei Nova 9. The latest phone from the Chinese OEM offers a Snapdragon 778G SoC, a 120Hz...

WhatsApp tests a new redesign for Picture-in-Picture mode

WhatsApp has had picture-in-picture mode since 2018. PiP mode is convenient; when somebody sends you a video link from YouTube, Instagram, or Facebook, it lets you play the video in a small floating window right within the chat, so you don't have to leave the conversation. While the feature has mostly remained unchanged over the...

TCL’s latest tablet packs a large display, Snapdragon 480 and 5G suppport

TCL has expanded its Android tablet lineup with the release of the TCL TAB Pro 5G. TCL's latest tablet features a large 10.3-inch display, 5G support, stereo speakers, and a low price tag. TCL TAB Pro 5G: Specifications Specification Moto G9 Power Dimensions and Weight 456g Display 10.36-inch LCD FHD+ (1200 x 2000) 60Hz refresh rate SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 2x...

NVIDIA launches GeForce Now plan with RTX 3080 graphics

NVIDIA's GeForce Now service is adding a new subscription tier called RTX 3080 for gamers that want higher visual fidelity. As the name implies, this new plan gives you the benefit of streaming games from a gaming rig that's powered by the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU. Up until now, NVIDIA GeForce Now has been...

Microsoft releases Surface Duo 2 kernel sources and factory image

Microsoft unveiled its second Android smartphone -- the Surface Duo 2 -- late last month. Although the device looks a lot like its predecessor, it packs some significant upgrades. The Duo 2 features larger displays, Qualcomm's latest flagship SoC, better cameras, and a bigger battery. The phone runs Surface Duo 2 UI based on Android...