June 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Sony has announced a February 22, 2019 release date for its upcoming post-apocalyptic title, Days Gone. The news came via PlayStation’s Countdown to E3 today, which promises new announcements every day leading up to E3. The title was delayed from a 2018 release window to 2019 earlier this year. For more on Days Gone, you can check out our impressions from last year’s E3. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

June 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Hi-Rez Studios has announced that its hit hero shooter, Paladins, is making its way to Nintendo Switch next week. Paladins will see its worldwide digital release on the Nintendo Switch on June 12, and features crossplay with the Xbox One version of the game. Pre-orders are now available on the Nintendo Switch’s, eShop. The Nintendo Switch version of Paladins will run at 60 frames-per-second and is built from the ground up on a custom in-house port of Unreal Engine 3. Hi-Rez Studios has stated that the Switch version will offer the full Paladins experience while playing both docked and undocked mode. Players will…

June 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Update 6/7/18: Cisco’s Talos has released additional details regarding VPNFilter, including a longer list of affected routers and possible attacks.Your gateway to the Internet may be the portal that foreign hackers are using to snatch your data. The FBI recently issued a security notice warning that all home and small office routers should be rebooted after Cisco’s Talos group discovered sophisticated Russian-linked “VPNFilter” malware infecting at least 500,000 networking devices.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

June 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

If you had been in a coma for the past 10 years and the first thing you did after waking up this morning was check out BlackBerry’s homepage, you’d probably think you merely had a long nap. The brand formerly known as Research in Motion has unveiled its latest handset, the Key2, and wouldn’t you know it, it has a QWERTY keyboard.I assume there’s a market somewhere for smartphones with built-in keyboards. Ever since the launch of the iPhone, an increasingly small subset of users have decried the loss of physical keys as somehow less convenient than small static keys….

June 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A solid-state drive will significantly improve the speed and performance of your desktop PC or laptop. SanDisk’s 960GB SSD Plus is a solid option to do just that, and right now it’s on sale on Amazon for $200, down from a list price of $270. That’s a 26 percent discount.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

June 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

In this episode of the Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Mark Hachman, and Adam Patrick Murray call in from Taiwan to discuss all the glorious new PC hardware they’ve seen, fondled, and prodded at Computex 2018. Two episodes in one week! You’re going to get spoiled, friends. (In case you missed it yesterday, we aired a Full Nerd special edition interview with Jim Anderson, AMD’s senior VP of computing, with deeper details into Threadripper 2.)To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

June 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Atlus announced today that Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight and Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight will get a western release next year. Both games will be released on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in the United States and Europe in early 2019. Atlus will offer a playable demo at its booth during E3 next week, which runs from June 12-14. Alongside the news today, Atlus also revealed this year’s E3 badge insert, which will accompany every badge distributed at E3. As in previous years, the insert once again features new SEGA and Atlus artwork, this time for the Persona Dancing…

June 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Behind the scenes, something’s going on with Intel PCs. They’re becoming smarter. Intel envisions a future where your PC will simply anticipate your habits and act accordingly. But it’s not clear when that future will arrive, how realistic that vision will be, or whether consumers will tolerate a computer that predicts your every move.What we know is this: Intel’s building a future version of its tiny desktop PCs, the NUCs, with Amazon’s Alexa assistant built in. The Intel “Bean Canyon” NUC—Bean for “coffee bean,” or the “Coffee Lake” chip built inside of it—will arrive later this year. (Intel is currently…

June 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

MSI’s App Player will appeal to cheaters everywhere. It creates a virtualized Android environment on your PC so you can, say, play mobile games…with some clear control advantages over your friends playing on their pathetic phones. After all, the goal of gaming is to make other people feel bad, and the App Player makes it even easier to do so. That is, assuming you play well yourself. We checked it out at Computex in Taipei. To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico