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As we move into fall we can look outside and see the colors of tree leaves changing, the birds migrating, the squirrels holding up people with a gun. Yeah, you read that right. An independent developer has Tweeted about his passion project, a game aptly titled Squirrel with a Gun. The Unreal Engine 5 sandbox game... Read more...
It has been a long time coming, but the tech giant Meta has finally realized that its users might just want a little bit of privacy. As of August 11th, it has started testing end-to-end encryption for the Messenger portion of its popular social media platform, Facebook. In a Messenger News blog post, Facebook has... Read more...
It's official, Google Fiber is finally expanding to new locations. Cities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nebraska, and Nevada are all slated to get access to the fiber internet provided by the tech giant out of Mountain View, CA. This comes four years after the current head of Google Fiber took his position at the top... Read more...
If you have ever wished to walk in Gordon Freeman's shoes, soon you can. Half-Life 2: VR is a fan made VR implementation of the now 18-year-old game. This release is designated as a mod and will require players to own a copy of the original Half-Life 2 as a base. Created by the Source VR Mod team, this mod looks to... Read more...
The latest iteration of the Parallels Desktop application, Parallels Desktop 18, has a massive change log that includes better support for Apple Silicon and Windows 11. That better support also includes an easier install process, and even a better Linux install experience through some automatic downloads and... Read more...
We put a lot of faith in the prospect that our information is secure. Unfortunately, this is often just not the case. It is not hard for hackers and security ne'er-do-wells to get access to peoples' accounts when they use weak passwords incorporating little more than birthdates and pet names. This is especially true... Read more...
As summer draws to a close and we approach the back-to-school shopping season, a  number of products have been going on sale. Products like headphones, smart watches, and smart TVs have all had their prices slashed. You can check out some of them below. First up is the Apple Watch Series 3. Pictured above, the... Read more...
Windows 11 has some great features to it. As the latest in Microsoft's operating system repertoire, it is also getting a whole host of awesome features with patches regularly. However, the Redmond software giant has regularly emphasized that they really want you to use a Microsoft account with your... Read more...
Have you been waiting on getting a new phone? If you've been patiently waiting you might just be in luck. Released only a week ago, the Pixel 6a is already on sale so you can get yourself a brand-new Google Tensor-based mobile phone! We reviewed the Google Pixel 6a not long before its release and found it to be a... Read more...
If you have been paying any attention to Google, you have probably noticed a lot of new projects that come and go from the Mountain View tech giant since its inception. Well, there's another one of their projects that is no more, in name at least: Google Duo. In June 2022, Google made an announcement stating that all Google Meet features Read more...
What is your console of choice? Do you like portable handhelds like the Nintendo Switch? Of course you do, or at least a really solid number of you do according to First Quarter sales numbers from Nintendo. Nintendo's new financial report that outlines projections for 2023 and provides a historical data for... Read more...
How do you like to listen to music? Is it through streaming service apps such as Spotify, YouTube Music, or even Pandora? When thinking about your streaming service, does the interface efficiency and intuitiveness of use come to mind frequently? Would you pay extra for a slightly better UI experience on specific... Read more...
Macros can be highly useful tools in Microsoft Office. Most Microsoft Office macros use Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) or Excel 4.0 macros (XLM). These programming and macro languages have a surprising amount of access to system resources on Windows machines, especially considering they only run from within... Read more...
According to some users of Google's latest, affordably-priced flagship Android smartphone, the Pixel 6a, the device's biometric security isn't exactly secure, and that is a big problem. The Google Pixel 6a was just released on July 28th to the masses, retailing in the US for $449. Compared to its bigger brethren... Read more...
It is very close to back-to-school time, and you know what that means! The parents finally get the TV to themselves during the day! So why not make the kids a little jealous and gift yourself an upgrade. After all, you've been a good parent all summer, right? Let's start with the budget friendly Insiginia 50-inch... Read more...
Ever feel like there's just not enough support for classic hardware or even reproductions of them on PC? Valve seems to think so too because as of the July 27th update to Steam there is now support for all Nintendo Online classic controllers, and more. Valve's attempt at making Steam as universal as possible... Read more...
In November of 2020, Sony launched the much anticipated PlayStation 5. The device included an ultra-high speed SSD allowing for significantly fast load times on a console and showcased some very impressive graphical hardware for the small package. Epic Games even showcased an amazing new tech demo for its  Unreal... Read more...
Unless you've been living under a rock you are likely aware of Stray, te game where you play as a stray cat in a dystopian future uncovering the secrets of the world as you explore it. The game has a metacritic score of 84, which is impressively high for a brand new title. Developed by AnnaPurna Interactive, and... Read more...
It has been more than nine years since Grand Theft Auto 5 hit the store shelves. Only about four years have passed since Red Dead Redemption 2 wound up in the hands of fans of the old west game. Most people have played through all the content of both, or at the very least watched streamers and content creators do so... Read more...
Hey dog lovers, do you want to play the popular new game Stray but just can't bring yourself to it because it's not a dog? Well, you're in luck— thanks to a fun little mod the cute little cat can be turned into an adorable little puppy! Stray was only released a few days ago, but it has made splashes thanks to its... Read more...
The last couple of years have been brutal for gamers that wanted to upgrade their graphics cards, due to sky high pricing and scarce availability. With these hot new sales though, it may be about time to take the plunge. First in our list is an MSI Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Ventus 3X 12GB OC (Pictured above). This... Read more...
Ransomware attacks have been on the rise. This time around, the small Ontario, Canada town of St. Marys has been targeted. The ransomware organization behind the attack seems to be LockBit. So far though, no ransom has been paid. The town itself claims that most city functions are still operational and staff are still... Read more...
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