A shooter that combines the ultra-violence of DOOM with the fast-paced gameplay of Hades? Sign me up

What you need to know PlaySide Studios has revealed a new top-down action shooter called Kill Knight during the Triple-I Initiative event on April 10, 2024. Kill Knight has the player assume the role of an undead knight fighting their way through an army of demons of the Abyss to kill The Last Angel. This […]

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vivo X100 Ultra will be a professional camera that can make calls, exec says

vivo’s X100 Pro is already an amazing cameraphone, one of the best launched in the past few months. But it’s not enough for the Chinese company – it wants to push the envelope even further. And, in fact, according to its vice president of Product, Huang Tao, vivo is currently working on a new smartphone […]

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Windows 11 Start menu’s performance is “comically bad” says ex-Microsoft Senior Software Engineer despite using a sophisticated $1,600 PC that meets stringent minimum requirements

What you need to know A former Microsoft software engineer recently shared his frustrations with Windows 11 while using the Start menu, which he says is “comically bad” and riddled with performance issues. Multiple users have reiterated the software engineer’s sentiments and indicated that it’s hard to find apps using the platform, citing that it […]

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Samsung offers big hint that Galaxy AI is coming to more older devices soon

Samsung has made it abundantly clear that for the time being, the Galaxy AI part of the One UI 6.1 experience is meant only for the Galaxy S24 series and flagship smartphones and tablets launched in 2023. The company has said that it is reviewing older devices, such as the Galaxy S22 series, to check […]

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Samsung finally launched a phone that comes with a 45W USB-C cable

The Galaxy M55 recently became the first mid-range Samsung smartphone to support the company’s 45W charging tech. After our review unit came in this week, we discovered that it’s also the first Samsung phone ever to come with a 45W USB-C cable in the box. While Galaxy phones no longer come with chargers in the […]

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Lenovo management confirms that a Legion Go 2 handheld will be released with “even more features”

What you need to know The Lenovo Legion Go is a gaming handheld with a large 8.8-inch screen and detachable controllers that released back in October 2023. Lenovo’s APAC Gaming Category Manager, Clifford Chong, confirmed that the release time for a next-generation Legion Go is being considered.  As is typical, Lenovo plans for the Legion […]

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Beeper App That Created Workaround for iMessage on Android Acquired by WordPress Owner Automattic

Automattic, the company behind popular web management system WordPress, has purchased Beeper and will absorb Beeper’s 27 employees. Beeper made headlines back in December for Beeper Mini, an app that brought iMessage to Android devices. Beeper Mini used reverse engineered iMessage protocols and encryption, taking advantage of Apple’s own iMessage servers to let Android users […]

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Europe Rules That Insufficient Climate Change Action Is a Human Rights Violation

Despite this, the positive ruling for the KlimaSeniorinnen is being touted as hugely significant by legal experts. In this case, the court did not accept complaints from individuals within the group, but it did accept complaints made by the group itself as an organization—a distinction that could influence how people collectivize and approach European courts […]

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Five things about the 2024 Samsung Neo QLED 4K TVs that just make sense

There’s a reason why Samsung is the world’s leading TV manufacturer, they’re just so darn good. The company’s display technology, aided by advanced AI cores, delivers a viewing experience unlike any other. So it’s not surprising to see the company sell a lot of these units every year. TV enthusiasts are always curious about how […]

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Microsoft flags deceptive strategies and AI-generated disinformation from China that could potentially disrupt the upcoming US election

What you need to know Microsoft has published a report highlighting how China is leveraging AI to disrupt elections across South Korea, India, and the US. The tech giant details that China’s threat to the electoral process “remains low” but warns it could get severe with time as its deceitful ploys become more sophisticated.  Microsoft […]

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The secret behind the Windows 11 Copilot key is that it isn’t a new key at all

What you need to know Future PCs will feature a Copilot key that opens the AI assistant on Windows 11. Microsoft requires a computer to have a dedicated Copilot key to be defined as an AI PC. It was recently discovered that the Copilot key isn’t a new key, but that it instead relies on […]

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“What we did here gives me goosebumps. We have shown that error correction is repeatable, it is working, and it is reliable”: Microsoft and Quantinuum scale new heights in quantum computing and error correction

What you need to know Microsoft and Quantinuum recently hit a breakthrough in quantum computing.  Researchers ran over 14,000 experiments without encountering a single error, courtesy of Quantinuum’s ion-trap hardware and Microsoft’s new qubit-virtualization system. Quantinuum also attributes part of the success to its hardware, claiming it is best suited for new experiments because it […]

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Apple Exploring ‘Mobile Robot’ That ‘Follows Users Around Their Homes’

Apple is exploring various “personal robotics” projects in an effort to create its “next big thing,” according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. One project is said to be a “mobile robot” that would “follow users around their homes,” while another is an “advanced table-top home device that uses robotics to move a display around”: Engineers at […]

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New report claims that the Galaxy S25 series will feature Snapdragon chip, despite previous claims

After a year of absence, Exynos is back on the flagship Galaxy S line. A month ago we heard that this was just the first step to total domination – one leakster reported that all Galaxy S25 phones will use Exynos everywhere. However, a post from DigiTimes from today contradicts that. The report suggests that […]

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Apple Researchers Reveal New AI System That Can Beat GPT-4

Apple researchers have developed an artificial intelligence system named ReALM (Reference Resolution as Language Modeling) that aims to radically enhance how voice assistants understand and respond to commands. In a research paper (via VentureBeat), Apple outlines a new system for how large language models tackle reference resolution, which involves deciphering ambiguous references to on-screen entities, […]

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Minecraft’s April Fools’ joke was so good, people are angry that it isn’t real content

What you need to know Minecraft, released in 2011, is what many consider to be the greatest sandbox game ever created. Today, Minecraft received an April Fool’s update, titled the Poisonous Potato Update. Users are calling for the update to remain, while some wish the actual updates were better. Gamers are split, with a few […]

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Metal dummy confirms that iPhone SE 4’s design will be based on the iPhone 14.

The SE series recycles designs from old iPhones – the original took its shape from the iPhone 5s, then the SE (2020) and (2022) went up in size to the iPhone 6-8 style body, now it’s time for another step forward through the history of Apple phone designs. A month ago we saw renders of […]

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The Brain Region That Controls Movement Also Guides Feelings

The original version of this story appeared in Quanta Magazine. In recent decades, neuroscience has seen some stunning advances, and yet a critical part of the brain remains a mystery. I am referring to the cerebellum, so named for the Latin for “little brain,” which is situated like a bun at the back of the […]

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Capcom’s Dragon’s Dogma 2 User Survey is live, and oh boy, it’s asking if you want some DLC to go with that giant ARPG

What you need to know Capcom has released an official Dragon’s Dogma 2 User Survey and has invited players to fill it out and submit their feedback. The survey is available until April 21, and if you complete it, the developer will allow you to download a sweet Dragon’s Dogma 2 wallpaper with various different […]

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M3 Max Chip Has Hidden Change That Could Affect Future ‘M3 Ultra’ Chip

Apple’s M3 Ultra chip may be designed as its own, standalone chip, rather than be made up of two M3 Max dies, according to a plausible new theory. The theory comes from Max Tech‘s Vadim Yuryev, who outlined his thinking in a post on X earlier today. Citing a post from @techanalye1 which suggests the […]

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