January 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

UFC 3 is releasing soon – on February 2, or January 25 for EA Access subscribers – but for those looking to get a taste of the game’s new career mode, here are five things you need to know. Fighters in UFC 3’s career mode actually begin in the World Fighting Alliance. It’s here that you have your first few career fights, which are important because it’s these first few fights that decide the quality of your very first UFC contract. Do well, and you’ll be fast tracked into the UFC. Do not so well, and you’ll find yourself either…

January 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Blizzard has released a companion app for the upcoming Overwatch League competition. The Overwatch League, which starts tomorrow January 10, is the worlds first global eSports league with city-based teams. The grand prize for the winner is a healthy $1 million, with each player taking home a minimum $50,000 salary. The Overwatch League app provides fans with constantly updated scores and standings across the entire competition, which will run until June 16, 2018. Fans who own an iOS or Android device can keep up with the action by downloading the free companion app from the App Store or Google Play…

January 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

If you’re still undecided about getting an Xbox One X, we’re giving you the chance to properly test one out at an exclusive IGN event in London, plus one lucky attendee will walk away with their own console at the end of the evening. The event will take place in Central London next Friday, 19 January between 6pm-9pm, and all best games from the last year will be available to play enhanced on Xbox One X. You and your guest will have a game station each to experience the new console, so you can properly get stuck in to each…

January 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The character roster for Dragon Ball FighterZ’s upcoming open beta has been announced, featuring 11 playable fighters. The beta will run from January 14 to January 16 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, with those who pre-ordered the fighting game getting a day’s early access on January 13. Check here for the exact timings in your area. The full beta roster is as follows: Nappa Vegeta Goku Piccolo Krillin Cell Android 18 Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Sonos has designed the Play:1 wireless speaker to look and sound great in any space, whether it’s a kitchen counter or the bookshelf in your bedroom. It contains two Class D amplifiers, one 3.5″ mid–woofer for mid–range frequencies and deep bass, and one tweeter for crisp and accurate high–frequency response. Pair multiple speakers together in the same room for a more immersive experience, or add speakers in different rooms. When connected to an Amazon Alexa-enabled device, you can control the Sonos experience hands-free using Alexa voice commands. To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

January 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Logitech’s Powerplay technology was one of my favorite bits of hardware in 2017—a wireless mouse that actually charged without wires, thanks to a mousepad with built-in inductive charging. It’s so revolutionary, I assumed the competition wouldn’t be far behind.I was both right and wrong on that account. Today at CES, Razer announced a new version of its RGB-enabled Firefly mousepad, the Firefly HyperFlux. That “HyperFlux” surname is of particular importance, as it’s the name Razer’s given to its version of Powerplay—though there are key differences you should know about.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

January 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Another CES, another Razer Prototype. Unlike last year’s three-screened laptop Project Valerie, Razer’s Project Linda, announced Tuesday, is something that might actually make it to market. Project Linda is a dock for your Razer Phone in the form of a laptop.Razer’s approach might have taken inspiration from the clamshell-like Lap Dock (originally called the Mobile Extender) that shipped as an option for HP’s Elite x3 Windows phone. That phone is dead, though, so Razer has an opportunity to reincarnate the idea on a more successful phone plaform. I’m optimistic: Project Linda is only a prototype, but it’s the best I’ve…

January 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

What’s smaller than a tissue box but still packs a liquid-cooled Core i7-8700K and and GeForce GTX 1080? Digital Storm’s Project Spark, a concept PC that’s actually going to be built. It does what no other tiny gaming box has ever done before: It packs top-end performance into a 6 x 4 x 12-inch box. Digital Storm pulls it off by first starting with a custom-built enclosure. Unlike the typical small PCs that use the industry-standard Mini ITX, Project Spark uses the less popular MicroSTX form factor. Gordon Mah Ung Yup. It’s a tiny gaming rig with full custom liquid cooling.To…

January 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Massive security vulnerabilities in modern CPUs are forcing a redesign of the kernel software at the heart of all major operating systems. Since the issues—dubbed Meltdown and Spectre—exist in the CPU hardware itself, Windows, Linux, Android, macOS, iOS, Chromebooks, and other operating systems all need to protect against it. And worse, plugging the hole can negatively affect your PC’s performance.Everyday home users shouldn’t panic too much though. Just apply all available updates and keep your antivirus software vigilant, as ever. If you want to dive right into the action without all the background information, we’ve also created a focused guide…