March 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Speedify in brief:P2P allowed: YesBusiness location: Philadelphia, PANumber of servers: 1,000+Number of country locations: 32Cost: $50VPN protocol: Speedify protocol (proprietary)Data encryption: ChaCha20 (mostly for older devices); AES-256 (for devices with AES hardware acceleration)Data authentication: DTLS 1.3To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

March 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It took quite a while for Final Fantasy XV to finally make its way to PC—almost a year and a half after the console launch, to be exact. But in the end it made it over, and as of yesterday you can find the game on an oddball selection of storefronts, including Steam (sure), the Windows 10 Store (okay fine), and Origin (…what?). A non-EA game on Origin? Pretty sure that makes Final Fantasy XV the Dr. Pepper of video games.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

March 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Packing a quad-core 8th-generation Intel processor and a robust battery into an impressively thin and light shell, the peppy but pricey LG Gram cranks all day without weighing you down. While we love the Gram’s lithe design and exceptional battery life, laptop shoppers looking for sheer speed may be disappointed by the system’s relatively casual pace. We also had some quibbles with the Gram’s cramped keyboard.Price and specifications We tested the top-of-the-line model of the LG Gram, which costs a cool $2,000 and boasts a 15.6-inch touch display, a quad-core 8th-generation Intel Core i7-8550U processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and…

March 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Reports that Windows 10 S will become a “mode” of Windows 10 were confirmed Tuesday night by Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore, who stated that the transition will occur next year.Belfiore, a corporate vice president in the Operating System Group within Windows, tweeted his statement in response to a PCWorld reporter’s own comment that Microsoft had neglected to mention Windows 10 S in a recent blog post touting the success of Windows devices in schools. Microsoft launched Windows 10 S last year as a standalone version of Windows, partly to provide a secure, manageable version of Windows to those schools.To read this article…

March 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Despite a Fortnite streamer gaining tens of thousands of subscribers in less than two weeks, and other streamers seeing surprising jumps in subscriber numbers as well, Twitch has informed IGN there are no signs of “bot activity,” as some have alleged. The sudden jump in popularity of Ninja, a Fortnite streamer who has, over the past several months, gained over 50,000 subscribers, has caused some to question whether bot accounts or compromised subscriptions were involved, as detailed in Polygon’s report of Ninja’s rise. This kind of growth is largely unprecedented, but according to a statement sent to IGN by a Twitch…

March 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Carrion might be one of the most gruesome games in development right now. The self-described “reverse horror game” puts you in control of an amorphous alien blob apparently bent on destruction, and as you can see in a recent gameplay video, it is grotesquely mesmerizing. Watch the bloody teaser trailer for Carrion below: In the pre-alpha gameplay video, the player-controlled red alien blob can be seen using its long tendrils to crawl through a grungy lab and tear its human inhabitants apart. It’s even seen destroying a weaponized security drone of some kind. A skill upgrade screen shows off early…

March 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Hearthstone’s 10.4 update is bringing some big changes to Arena, rolling our a new rarity system for draft picks, as well as cards from BlizzCon, that will be available for a limited time. Details of the changes were announced today. Draft picks will now to offer players a more strategic choice with equally powerful cards of different rarities, rather than just choosing the most powerful card from an unimpressive trio of the same rarity. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico