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Comments (1) | August 17, 2018 10:35PM PST | Grilka8050

A complaint was filed with the US District Court in Los Angeles by Michael Terpin against AT&T. Apparently their lax security allowed a thief to commit SIM fraud and they gained access to his personal information. This led to $24 million worth of cryptocurrency. 

According to Turpin, the hackers were able to update his SIM number to a card that...

Comments (0) | August 17, 2018 09:52AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Reigning Inferno Event Begins in For Honor

Action fighting game For Honor is in its seventh season, title Storm and Fury, and is holding a special and fiery in-game event currently. This new event is Reigning Inferno and it brings with it new a game mode along with new items and accessories. Reigning Inferno has already started and goes until August 30.

The new mode that comes with this...

Comments (0) | August 17, 2018 09:06AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Far Cry 5: Dead Living Zombies Coming August 28

Far Cry 5 launched back in March and has received two of its larger DLC already, Hours of Darkness, set in Vietnam, and Lost on Mars. Now we know when players will get to battle the horror movie monsters as Dead Living Zombies, the third major DLC, is releasing on August 28. In this DLC, players will be matched up with Guy Marvel, a D-tier film ...

Comments (0) | August 17, 2018 08:55AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
F1 2018 Gets New Trailer Ahead of Launch

F1 2018 launches in one week and Codemasters has released a new trailer to further show off the gameplay you can expect. It features the recreation of the sport world this game is meant to capture with its simulation of the physics involved with F1 racing and interactions drivers have in reality. This game features the most complete Career Mode ...

Comments (0) | August 17, 2018 06:24AM PST | bp9801

The end of the week has arrived, with a couple items in tow before the weekend hits in earnest. We have a look at the first public CPU roadmap unveiled by ARM and just what kind of performance it's looking to be at in the laptop market, which is squarely with Intel in its sights. Our other item for the day is a review of the Gamdias Hades M1 Gam...

Comments (0) | August 16, 2018 06:50AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Adam Baldwin Joins Voice Cast for Star Control: Origins

Adam Baldwin, who you might know from Firefly, Chuck, or Full Metal Jacket, has joined the voice cast for Star Control: Origins. His will be the voice of Menkmack, a rogue mercenary commander who hunts the player for a mysterious client.

In Star Control: Origins, the player will be exploring the galaxy in the Vindicator, Earth's state-of-the-ar...

Comments (0) | August 16, 2018 06:43AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
How to Hitman Video Series Begins for HITMAN 2

As the November 13 release date for HITMAN 2 approaches, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has started a video series to cover different aspects of the game. This first video covers immersion by showing how the player can blend into the crowd and then take advantage of the detailed locations and game's AI to achieve their goals. There are o...

Comments (0) | August 16, 2018 06:33AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Pre-Orders for Metro Exodus Available Now and Aurora Limited Edition Described

Metro Exodus is set to return us to post-apocalyptic Russia on February 22, 2019, but you can pre-order the game today. For anyone concerned about needing to pre-order from select stores to acquire certain in-game content, do not worry, no such content is reserved for pre-order. Although, there are certain platform-exclusive bonuses, but these a...

Comments (0) | August 16, 2018 06:21AM PST | bp9801

The week is starting to wind down, with a couple of items for you to check out today. There's a look at the Corsair H100i PRO RGB Liquid CPU Cooler, a 240mm all-in-one model that can help keep your system running cool no matter how high you push the overclock. Our other item for the day examines some CCleaner alternatives to see which one could ...

Comments (0) | August 16, 2018 06:17AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

If you have fond memories of the Timesplitter game series or Second Sight from the 2000s, then you should be happy to learn that Koch Media has acquired the IP, so we can see these franchise return under the Deep Silver publishing label. Acquiring Timesplitters is especially exciting for the company as the studio that originally created it, Free...

Comments (0) | August 16, 2018 06:05AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

For several months Intel has been making moves to bring its own discrete GPU to a reality, such as the hiring of Raja Koduri, the former head of Radeon Technologies Group. Such a move by the company to enter this market is of great interest to many, if only to see a disruption to the currently duopoly between AMD and NVIDIA. Now we have a little...

Comments (0) | August 15, 2018 09:34AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
MasterLiquid ML360R is Cooler Master’s First 360 mm AIO Cooler

There are a host of CPU cooling options out there for people to consider, based on their needs and desires. Another to consider, if your case has the room for it, is Cooler Master's first AIO liquid cooler with a 360 mm radiator, the MasterLiquid ML360R. A 360 mm radiator means this unit will use three 120 mm fans to drive air through the radiat...

Comments (0) | August 15, 2018 09:16AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Jagged Alliance: Rage! Announced and Coming in Fall

It has been a while since the last entry in the Jagged Alliance series was released, but it will not be long before the next. THQ Nordic announced recently that Jagged Alliance: Rage! is in development and will be released this Fall for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. It will also be the first game from HandyGames, the newest member of the THQ ...

Comments (0) | August 15, 2018 09:01AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

A goal for many computer technologies, especially for gaming, is to achieve a greater sense of immersion. Tobii is a company that specializes in eye tracking technologies and we now know the StarVR One virtual reality headset will apply Tobii technologies to provide a more advanced experience. With the eye tracking technologies built in, it will...

Comments (0) | August 15, 2018 08:44AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Though the public revelation of the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities was many months ago, the impact is still being felt as more attack vectors on speculative execution are discovered. The latest discoveries go after the L1 cache in CPUs, and can even break into Intel's Software Guard Extensions (SGX). These L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) vulnerab...

Comments (0) | August 15, 2018 06:36AM PST | bp9801

The middle of the week is upon us, with plenty of items for you to check out today. We have another look at the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X and 2990WX CPUs, as well as a look at the multitasking ability of the 2990WX when you load it down with as many programs at once. For those more interested in a new monitor to take their gaming to another l...

Comments (0) | August 14, 2018 07:06AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Technically this is only half of the announcement so many have been waiting for, but it is still an important half. NVIDIA announced three new graphics cards using its Turing GPU architecture, but these are all targeting the professional workspace. It is still the first official glimpse at the capabilities of the Turing architecture, and so we c...

Comments (0) | August 14, 2018 06:51AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

About a year ago The Chinese Room, the developer behind games including Dear Esther and Everybody's Gone to the Rapture went dark as it was running out of money and unable to keep its doors open. Now there is good news for any fans of the studio as it is joining the Sumo Digital family. As explained in a blog post from The Chinese Room, this par...

Comments (0) | August 13, 2018 09:57AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

The Khronos Group is the group behind the Vulkan graphics API, amongst other technologies, and with this year's SIGGRAPH, it has decided to reveal its new OpenXR standard. The purpose of OpenXR is to provide a common application-facing API that VR and AR developers and use, instead of needing to go through some other system that may only work wi...

Comments (0) | August 13, 2018 09:36AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

This week marks SIGGRAPH 2018, a conference focused just on computer graphics, so naturally it is a good time to announce new graphics products and technologies, for both consumers and professionals. Actually announced yesterday, AMD has revealed its new Radeon Pro WX 8200 workstation graphics card, which is based on the Vega 10 GPU and costs $9...

Comments (0) | August 13, 2018 09:19AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Narrative Platformer GRIS Announced for PC and Switch

Come December, PC and Switch gamers will have the opportunity to enjoy the Nomada Studio and Devolver Digital game GRIS. It is a narrative experience, and so free of death, danger, and frustration as you explore the world. As the reveal trailer below shows, this world has been created with detailed art and animation, which will also be combined ...

Comments (0) | August 13, 2018 08:55AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

With school starting soon for many, if classes have not already begun for you, there are naturally a number of sales going on as well, including sales on computers. Acer has shared some of the sales going on for their products this week, including two versions of the Nitro 5 gaming laptop. The deal is $50 off two models, bringing the AN515-53-52...

Comments (0) | August 13, 2018 08:55AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

There are many ways to test the performance of our computers and components, and now another has joined that list; the Blender Benchmark. As you can safely guess, the benchmark runs Blender to test performance, and just as Blender is open source under the GNU General Public License, so is this tool. Like other benchmarks, the data collected can ...

Comments (0) | August 13, 2018 06:35AM PST | bp9801

A new week is here, with a few items to help kick it off. There's a review of the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX and 2950X CPUs, the latest and greatest models with a crazy amount of cores and threads that are aimed at different segments of the market. We have a look at the Biostar Racing X470GT8 AM4 motherboard, which supports the new Ryzen 2000...

Comments (0) | August 10, 2018 11:47AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

You may have heard last week that TSMC, the fab creating chips of the likes of NVIDIA and Apple, had its operations interrupted due to a virus. We now have some more information about the incident, including the identity of the malware; WannaCry. Apparently what happened was TSMC was installing a new tool and as it was confirmed to be malware-fr...

Comments (0) | August 10, 2018 10:58AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

While many see the future of data storage being with some kind of solid state media, Seagate is continuing to work on HDDs and develop ways to improve them. At OCP the company announced the capabilities of its HAMR and MACH.2 technologies which together can offer greater speed and reliability than previous hard drives.

The HAMR acronym stands f...

Comments (0) | August 10, 2018 06:45AM PST | bp9801

Friday is upon us, with a few items to help you welcome in the weekend. There's a review of the Samsung SSD 970 EVO, an M.2 drive that offers plenty of speed and storage space for your system. We have a look at the HP Envy x360 13 laptop, bringing Ryzen Mobile to the masses and in something that just might be one to get for your next laptop. We ...

Comments (0) | August 9, 2018 12:07PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Torchlight Frontiers Bringing Back ARPG Series

The first Torchlight game was released in 2009 with its sequel coming in 2012. Even though the original developer, Runic Games, has closed the series is going to continue with the newly announced Torchlight Frontiers. This new game is coming from Echtra Games, which was founded by one of the Runic Games founders, Max Schaefer, and is own by Perf...

Comments (0) | August 9, 2018 08:13AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Red Dead Redemption 2 Official Gameplay Video Out Now

While there has not been any news on if it will come to PC, I think some of you may still be interested in knowing an official gameplay video is now online for Red Dead Redemption 2. To view it you will need to follow the source link below and pass the age-gate, or check it out on YouTube while logged in, but once you do, you will be greeted by ...

Comments (0) | August 9, 2018 06:11AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

This is going to be a pretty short item here, since the source itself is just a few sentences, but I think some of you might find this a little interesting. After many years of being a 32-bit application, it looks like Valve is making moves to create a 64-bit version of the Steam client. The newest Steam Client Beta (August 8, 2018 specifically)...

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