Intel’s Core i7-12700 continues to be an excellent choice for gaming

I wasn’t planning on using Intel’s 12th Gen hardware. I tested the Core i9 and i5 variants of Comet Lake and Rocket Lake, and settled on the Core i9-11900K as the daily driver for my gaming rig. It was smooth sailing for the most part, with the 11900K holding its own for demanding multi-core workloads […]

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Mozilla calls out Microsoft, Apple, and Google for consumers being ‘deprived of choice’ when it comes to browsers

What you need to know Mozilla recently published research about how people use web browsers. A large portion of the report focuses on how large companies, such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Apple, make it difficult or impossible to switch default browsers on certain devices. Mozilla makes Firefox, a browser that competes with those made […]

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LG launches UltraPC 16, 17 with AI privacy features and choice of Intel or AMD

What you need to know LG announced two new laptops this week, the LG Ultra PC 17 and LG Ultra PC 16. The larger of the laptops runs on an Intel Core processor and NVIDIA graphics while the smaller features an AMD CPU and Radeon graphics. The LG Ultra PC 17 and LG Ultra PC […]

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Android app developers can sign up for Google Play Store’s User Choice Billing

Google has launched a new pilot that would let Android app developers accept payments using their own billing systems. Developers around the world can now sign up for the program called “User Choice Billing” and it would let customers choose between being billed via Google Play or through the app’s system of choice. Spotify was […]

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Sony says Xbox’s Call of Duty acquisition could ‘influence users’ console choice,’ Microsoft responds

Sony has responded to Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard, providing further insight into the $68.7 billion deal set to bring Call of Duty and other hit video game franchises under the Xbox owner. Sony stated that Microsoft’s ownership of the Call of Duty brand could “influence users’ console choice,” pushing back on the deal […]

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Honor Earbuds Choice X review

Honor is going strong as an independent brand, quickly restoring its positions from before the split in more and more markets and segments. The latest device we had for a review is the Earbuds Choice X – TWS wearables with a set of features much richer than the price tag suggests. After spending several weeks […]

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Apple Watch Series 7 v Whoop 4.0: How to make the right choice

The Apple Watch is the most popular smartwatch on the planet while the Whoop can be spotted on the wrists of a lot of high profile sports stars. But these two wearables do things in totally different ways. The Apple Watch is a powerful health and fitness smartwatch. And while Whoop has found a home […]

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Microsoft wants to make Azure the ‘cloud of choice for game creators’

Playing games through the cloud is becoming more common these days, as is developing games through the cloud. Microsoft made several announcements today about tools that will help developers leverage the cloud, work remotely, and use cloud services to enhance gaming. After a private testing period, Microsoft has made the ID@Azure program generally available. It’s […]

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