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Orbital Tracking On The NES

It’s easy to dismiss the original Nintendo Entertainment System as just, well, an entertainment system. But in reality the 6502 based console wasn’t so far removed from early home computers like the Apple II and Commodore 64, and…

Sky, Virgin and BT broadband eclipsed on price but only if you make a drastic change

However, according to a recent report by OpenSignal, Three offers average 4G download speeds of 22.4Mbps nationwide, which is fast enough to stream Netflix in High Definition, but it's probably not good enough if you are a power user or…

Microsoft And GameStop’s Next-Gen Console Payment Plans Should Be Permanent

It's no surprise that both PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S preorder launches were disastrous. There was a divide on the internet: those agonizing over bots and refresh buttons, and those who…

Street Fighter V Previews Upcoming Fighter Dan in New Gameplay Trailer

September 26, 2020 11:28 AM ESTDan, joke character extraordinaire and fan favorite Street Fighter V combatant, gets his time to shine in a new gameplay preview trailer. Capcom’s Special Program TGS livestream debuted…

Windows XP source code leak sheds light on Microsoft’s OS history

We’ve asked Microsoft for comment, although it already said it was “investigating the matter.” The Verge claimed the code was legitimate, with Ronin Dey and others also supporting those beliefs (via…

US tightens trade restrictions on Chinese chipmaker SMIC

The US Commerce Department has added China’s largest chipmaker, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), to its entity list, after it determined there an “unacceptable risk” that equipment SMIC received could be used…

This weekend’s gaming laptop deals feature RTX cards for bargain prices

Weekend gaming laptop deals hunters will be pleased to note we're in an absolute sweet spot right now. Nestled in between the now-past Labor Day sales and the rapidly encroaching Black Friday sales event, we're seeing some great offers…

Brave users can now make it the default browser in iOS 14

Fans of Brave, a Chromium-based open-source browser with built-in ad blocking, can now be set as the default browser on iOS. Apple’s iOS 14 finally lifted the default app restriction…

Hades players aren’t petting Cerberus enough

Did you know you can pet the dog in Hades? You can give Cerberus a lovely rub for being such a good, three-headed boy. We presume you might not have known, because according to Steam stats, very few players are doing it…

iPhone 12 mini Could Be a Part of 2020 iPhone Family, Rumours Suggest

While Apple is busy preparing for the 2020 iPhone family, the rumour mill has now suggested that the smallest in the new series would be called none other than the iPhone 12 mini. This could be the fourth model in the iPhone 12 range that…

The evolution of OnePlus software: From Cyanogen to Oxygen, and beyond

Oxygen OS 11 is quickly making its way to OnePlus’ smartphones after Google made Android 11 public. The OS offers the latest Android features combined with OnePlus’ in-house tweaks. However, the company hasn’t always had staunch control…

PUBG fans, why Tencent licence withdrawl may not bring good news for you

India is unlikely to revoke a ban on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) following PUBG Corp's decision to withdraw the mobile game's publishing rights in the country from China's Tencent, a senior government official. PUBG, a popular

Twitter: It’s Not The Algorithm’s Fault. It’s Much Worse.

Maybe you heard about the anger surrounding Twitter’s automatic cropping of images. When users submit pictures that are too tall or too wide for the layout, Twitter automatically crops them to roughly a square. Instead of just…

Amazon, Google and Facebook may be onto something with a Zoom device

CLOSEIn the beginning of the week, Microsoft announced something that, at first blush, sounds so cool, until you start to break it down.A dedicated video device for Teams meetings, a whopping 85 inches for display in a conference room or…

Mass Effect Remastered Trilogy Reportedly Delayed to Early 2021

Rumors of a Mass Effect Remastered Trilogy have been swirling for years, with trusted sources suggesting the game collection would release in October. After a retailer listed Mass Effect Remastered Trilogy last week, fans began…

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