Intel gets down to business with new vPro Core Ultra processors for the AI PC revolution

What you need to know Intel announced its latest Intel vPro platform for its new Core Ultra and 14th-generation processors at Mobile World Congress. Intel vPro is an enterprise-focused platform designed to help IT admins monitor, update, and troubleshoot PCs. One of the main benefits of Intel vPro PCs is that IT departments can manage […]

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Global foldable phone market slows down due to durability fears and high costs

The foldable phone market was dominated by Samsung in 2023, and market watchers expect a similar outcome in 2024. According to research firm TrendForce, global shipments of foldable phones topped 15.9 million units in 2023. This means foldable phones accounted for roughly 1.4% of the smartphone market last year. It also means that global shipments […]

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Microsoft president compares artificial intelligence to Terminator, says “we better have a way to slow down or turn off AI”

What you need to know Microsoft President Brad Smith recently discussed AI in an interview, covering topics such as regulation, if artificial intelligence will replace jobs, and what controls need to be put in place. Smith emphasized that Copilot is a tool and likened it to the printing press or other technological developments that people […]

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This bizarro action game is all about bringing guns to the swordfights of medieval Europe, and I’ve never been more down for anything in my entire life

What you need to know Developer Redemption Road Games and publisher tinyBuild have announced Kingmakers, a game about a modern soldier who time travels back to the Middle Ages to alter history and prevent an apocalypse. The game blends real-time strategy with third-person shooter action, allowing you to seamlessly switch between commanding your armies and […]

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Samsung Galaxy S24 series’ Instant Slow-Mo will trickle down to these older devices

The Samsung Galaxy S24 series comes with a feature called Instant Slow-Mo, which turns a regular video into a slow-mo clip with the help of AI, eliminating the need to record a video in native Slow-Mo mode. A Samsung Community moderator has revealed Instant Slow-Mo will also come to Samsung’s older devices. Samsung will bring […]

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Xbox Series X with 1TB of storage is down to its lowest price EVER for a limited time

Microsoft’s Xbox Series S is an affordable way to enjoy the latest games. The compact console focuses on 1080p-1440p gaming with quick load times, all within a compact body. Right now, you can save $50 on the Xbox Series S in Carbon Black. That model has 1TB of built-in storage, making it an excellent value, […]

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Xbox Series S Carbon Black with 1TB of storage is down to its lowest price EVER for a limited time

Microsoft’s Xbox Series S is an affordable way to enjoy the latest games. The compact console focuses on 1080p-1440p gaming with quick load times, all within a compact body. Right now, you can save $50 on the Xbox Series S in Carbon Black. That model has 1TB of built-in storage, making it an excellent value, […]

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Diablo 4 players are voicing their concerns over Season 3 and to put it lightly — it’s not going down well

What you need to know Diablo 4 Season 3 launched on January 23, and the Season of the Construct hasn’t been received well. Players are criticizing the broken story quest and trap mechanics in the game, as well as the underwhelming pet theme. Developers have responded that they are taking the feedback seriously and have […]

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Apple Car Autonomous Driving Scaled Down, Launch Planned for 2028

Apple has pivoted to simpler, less ambitious design for the Apple Car in order to actually bring the vehicle to market, reports Bloomberg. Apple initially wanted a driverless car with full autonomous capabilities, but it is now developing an electric vehicle with fewer features. After abandoning the driverless plans, Apple aimed for a car with […]

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Apple Store Down Ahead of Vision Pro Headset Pre-Orders

Apple’s online store is down in the U.S. ahead of Vision Pro pre-orders, which are scheduled to open at 5:00 a.m. Pacific Time, ahead of the device’s official launch on Friday, February 2. Apple Vision Pro is the company’s first foray into the world of mixed reality, or “spatial computing” as Apple likes to call […]

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Best Buy US drops Pixel Watch 2 price to $300, original Pixel Watch is down to $200

Google acquired Fitbit in early 2021 and launched its first smartwatch the following year and the sequel the year after that. Now both are available with a discount from Best Buy. The Google Pixel Watch 2 features a new(er) chipset that improves battery life – having to charge too often is always a pain point […]

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Galaxy XCover 7 price for Europe narrowed down

Samsung is expected to announce a new rugged smartphone this year, i.e., the Galaxy XCover 7, and more pricing details for Europe have just emerged. You might recall a previous rumor that placed the Galaxy XCover 7 in the sub-€400 price bracket. But a new post on X originating from the same source has narrowed […]

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Vanilla Dark Souls 2 multiplayer servers are controversially shutting down on Xbox and PlayStation after 10 years, and man am I bummed

What you need to know Developer FromSoftware has announced that on March 31, 2024, the Xbox 360 and PS3 servers for the original version of Dark Souls 2 will shut down at 5 a.m. PT / 8 a.m. ET. This will effectively remove all multiplayer from this edition of the game on consoles, forcing Xbox […]

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E3 is permanently shutting down after nearly three decades

E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) has announced that it is shutting down permanently after nearly three decades of activity. E3 began in 1995 and attracted countless video game exhibitions every year. The show was first canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. The last E3 game convention was held in an all-virtual environment in 2021, and […]

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Axel Springer to close down Upday in a shift towards AI-based news

It has been confirmed by German publishing giant Axel Springer that it will be closing its news outlet Upday by the end of this year. Notably, Upday comes pre-installed on Samsung smartphones under a deal between Axel Springer and the South Korean news giant in 2015. Upday is available on Samsung phones in 34 European […]

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Apple Confirms It Shut Down iMessage for Android App Beeper Mini

Apple today confirmed that it took steps to shut down the functionality of Beeper Mini, an app that enabled Android users to send and receive iMessages. Apple emphasized its commitment to user privacy and security, explaining that the move was necessitated by the potential risks Beeper Mini’s techniques posed, including metadata exposure and susceptibility to […]

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The Game Awards 2023 let down developers and viewers, and we at Windows Central have something to say about it

The Game Awards 2023 has now come and gone, with 32 awards handed out to various studios in recognition of all the amazing games that they’ve released this year. It’s a wonderful show where the industry’s developers, big and small, come together to celebrate each other’s incredible hard work, talent, and creativity. Or it’s supposed […]

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The Game Awards 2023 let down developers and viewers, and we have something to say about it

The Game Awards 2023 has now come and gone, with 32 awards handed out to various studios in recognition of all the amazing games that they’ve released this year. It’s a wonderful show where the industry’s developers, big and small, come together to celebrate each other’s incredible hard work, talent, and creativity. Or it’s supposed […]

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AirPods Pro 2 With USB-C Drop Back Down to Black Friday Price at $189.99

Apple’s AirPods Pro 2 with USB-C have returned to their all-time low price of $189.99 today on Amazon, down from $249.00. We last saw this deal during Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, and Amazon has been one of the only retailers to offer the sale. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When […]

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Microsoft 365 browser extension to shut down despite 10 million downloads

What you need to know The Microsoft 365 browser extension will be retired on January 15, 2024. On that date, the extension will also be removed from the Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome web stores. The extension has been downloaded at least 10 million times across the two web stores. Microsoft did not share why […]

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