Alphacool Shows First 3D Scanned Full Coverage Waterblock

Alphacool has released a ‘sneak peak’ at their first custom cooling solution for video cards made from their GPU Cooler Customization service. With patented 3D scanning technology Alphacool has the ability to produce full cover waterblocks for any non-reference or lower end graphics card. The cooler is made up of three parts shown in the …more

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Ubisoft Releases New Watch Dogs Video – Phreaked Out: Episode One

Today, Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs released a 10-minute video as their first episode of a new web mini-series called Phreaked Out. The three-episode series meets face-to-face with today’s most talented security researchers and hackers to learn firsthand how to breach the most commonly used devices around. The series explores how many of the technologies and modern advances that make our lives more …more

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HBO Collection Comes To Amazon Prime

Amazon has added the ‘HBO Collection’ to their Prime streaming video service. HBO, traditionally the hardest nut to crack in terms of VOD availability outside of their first-party offerings, is bringing a number of legendary shows to Prime at no extra cost to current members. Founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, announced the news on Amazon’s …more

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Steam In-Home Streaming Available To All Users

Steam’s in-home streaming has been available via private and public betas for some time, but now the official release is available for all. The streaming tech allows users to stream and remote-play any games on the host machine. As long as the host and client machines are running an operating system that can run Steam, …more

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eBay Hacked Two Months Ago – Change Password, But Not Yet

Hackers got into eBay two months ago and stole a database full of user information, the online auction site announced Wednesday. The database, which was compromised between late February and early March, included eBay customers’ name, encrypted password, email address, physical address, phone number and date of birth. eBay hasn’t said how many of its 148 million active …more

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AMD Tonga Video Card To Bring Lower Wattage

Rumor has it that AMD’s next line Tonga will bring lower wattage to the red team’s lineup. While the R7 260X currently trades blows in performance with Nvidia’s 750Ti, the latter does so at near 20% difference in wattage and typically lower temperatures. Though the Crypto Rush has done wonders for AMD’s sales and may …more

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Microsoft Unveils Surface Pro 3 Tablet

Microsoft has just unveiled the new Surface Pro 3 tablet in New York. Panos Panay, who is the corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s Surface Division, said the goal of the device is to “take away the conflict” between owning a laptop and a tablet. This is the tablet that can replace your laptop”.  The new …more

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China Bans Use of Microsoft’s Windows 8 on Government Computers

China has banned the use of all versions of Windows 8 from use on government machines.  The Central Government Procurement Center issued the new ban last week as part of their notice on the use of  Energy-Saving Products.  The official Xinhua news agency said the ban was meant as a security measure in lieu of Microsoft’s …more


Google Glass Causing Painful Headaches?

Google Glass may be today’s hot tech item, but many users are complaining of pain after wearing them for as little as 10 minutes. It seems that many Google Glass wearers are coming down with headaches and eye pains that can be directly attributable to the wearing of Google’s wearable electronic device, Google Glass. People …more

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Intel To Release Broadwell Processor Before Christmas

During Intel’s most recent quarterly conference call Intel’s CEO, Brian Krzanich, said that he expected his customers would launch 14nm Broadwell-based products in the second half of 2014. It appears that Brian Krzanich sat down with Reuters during the Maker Faire in San Mateo, California and discussed how the 5th Gen Core ‘Broadwell’ processor series …more

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Youtube to buy Twitch for $1 billion

Google-owned video service YouTube is said to be in talks to acquire Twitch for $1 billion! Twitch, a fast-growing, live-video-streaming service that is gamer oriented. Twitch, launched in June 2011, is the most popular Internet destination for watching and broadcasting videogame play. The startup raised $20 million from investors, including Thrive Capital and videogame-maker Take-Two …more

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Instagram Photos Coming To Adidas Shoes

Have you always wanted to change the way your shoes look? Adidas recently announced that they have come up with an App that will allow you to upload a photo and have it printed on the brand’s upcoming ZX Flux sneakers. ARE YOU READY? Take the #zxflux to the next level with the ultra innovative …more

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Ubuntu Kylin Pushing To Replace XP In China

The third iteration of Ubuntu Kylin released just last month and has already reached 1 million downloads. All versions are a desktop replacement based on Ubuntu Linux specifically geared toward Chinese users. The name Kylin comes from a FreeBSD operating system that was originally built for the Chinese Government between 2001 and 2013, and during …more


Mozilla Gives Way To DRM Pressure: Implementing EME Into Firefox

Mozilla has given in to DRM video as a web standard. EME (Encrypted Media Extensions) is going to bring ‘native’ DRM video support to not only Firefox, but all the headlining browsers. In fact, Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Safari have already implemented their own solutions. Firefox has held out thus far for a few understandable …more