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AMD’s RX Vega 64 and 56 beat the GTX 1080 Ti in Forza 7

While AMD’s RX Vega line managed to offer competition to Nvidia’s esteemed GTX 1080, the company’s range failed to scratch the performance of the GTX 1080 Ti. In a surprising turn of events, however, AMD’s flagship RX Vega 64 has managed to topple the king from its castle, outperforming the …

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EFF raises concerns over Kodi lawsuits attacking open source

Kodi has become infamous in the past few years, rising to prominence through the abuse of its open source platform via the inclusion of illicit applications brought about by third-party developers. This has raised concerns in The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), in which it wants a properly placed definition surrounding …

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Apple’s iPhone 8 Plus is unexpectedly popping open

Just over a week after release, Apple’s new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are experiencing phone-breaking issues. The company has taken to officially investigate the issues after a handful of reports are suggesting that the new devices are popping out of their shells. An unfortunate Japanese owner of the iPhone …

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NES Classic hack works on Nintendo’s SNES Classic

Earlier this year, modders discovered a way to boost the limited library of Nintendo’s ever popular NES Classic using a software known as hakchi2. Less than 24 hours after the official release of its sequel miniature console, users have found that Hakchi2 is also compatible with the SNES Classic. Nintendo’s …

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PUBG players create custom Death Race mode

Players of PUBG might be at the steering wheel of what’s to come in the game, after a group organised its own death race mode. The unofficial mode comes with a set of rules, that if followed by gentleman’s honour, can lead to a lot of fun. While Brendan Greene …

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SteelSeries unleash splash-proof Apex 150 keyboard

Spill resistance seems like something that should have been a mainstay long ago, but is finally catching on in modern peripherals. SteelSeries has launched a new keyboard that does just that, with the Apex 150 able to take more than just a splash. Fitted with a membrane sheet to protect …

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Internet Explorer bugs pose security risks

Anyone still defaulting their browser to Internet Explorer might want to be careful as a serious bug that leaks information has been found. The bug can result in your search habits being exposed, as whatever you type into the address bar is revealed to the host of the current website …

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Google pulls YouTube from Amazon’s Echo Show device

Google isn’t playing nicely with Amazon products as of late, with the search giant removing support for its YouTube platform from Amazon’s Echo Show device on Tuesday. A wave of statements regarding the move has come to light, with both companies pointing the finger. Google and Amazon are in direct …

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Microsoft was once working on an Xbox smartwatch

Back in 2014, Microsoft delved into the market of fitness watches by introducing the Microsoft Band. According to new photos, however, it looked like the company was once working on a very different type of wearable that carried the Xbox brand. The potential Xbox smartwatch was unearthed by SuomiMobiili, with …

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Gigabyte unveil a range of new Z370 motherboards

With Intel’s 8th-generation processors in sight, Gigabyte has unveiled its series of motherboards based on the Z370 chipset. All Z370 AORUS motherboards are performance tuned and host a range of features. Gigabyte has implemented its Z370 AORUS motherboards with compatibility for high speed RAM, ready for modules rated 4133MHz. Each …

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Shadow of War developer comments on microtransactions

Middle-earth: Shadow of War was put in the firing line of fans last month when published WB Games announced that the sequel title will be housing microtransactions despite being a full-priced title. Developer Monolith Productions has since addressed fan concern, stating that it doesn’t unbalance or distract from the core …

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