January 29, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

To celebrate the release of Monster Hunter: World, Capcom is offering £50,000 ($70,000 USD) to anyone who can provide conclusive evidence of one of 10 real-life monsters. Partnering with Jon Downes of The Centre of Fortean Zoology, Capcom is giving hunters until June 30 to provide verifiable evidence of everything from Bigfoot to The Cornish Owlman. You can see all 10 possible catches in the gallery below, along with Downes’ description of each one: Downes and his team will analyse the evidence sent in, with any conclusive submissions awarded the prize (with the full amount shared if there are multiple…

January 29, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Lenovo Yoga 920 is yet another example of what Intel’s latest CPU generation can do for ultrabook performance. This slim, handsome convertible makes mincemeat of its predecessor, and it’s among the speediest ultrabooks we’ve tested with an 8th-generation Intel CPU under its hood. But while we’re impressed by the Yoga 920’s looks and quad-core speed, it’s pricey for what you get.Design Like its predecessor, the Yoga 910, the Yoga 920 is a gorgeous machine. Weighing in at a shade above three pounds, (3.02, to be exact, a tad lighter than the 910) and measuring a sleek 12.72 x 8.8 x…

January 29, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

If you’ve noticed any unexpected reboots or PC instability as a result of the recent Spectre patches, there’s a solution: Microsoft has issued a patch that rolls back the recent Spectre mitigations.Confused? It’s a bit complicated. After the intial Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilites were disclosed, both Intel and Microsoft hustled out patches to mitigate the problem. Unfortunately, Intel’s latest microcode updates—and the BIOS updates from PC makers based upon them—were themselves buggy, causing instability and reboots in some PCs.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

January 28, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Capcom has come forward to address Monster Hunter World’s matchmaking issues on Xbox One. “Hello Hunters, we’re aware of the Xbox matchmaking issues and dev team is actively investigating it, we’ll update you as soon as we can,” a post on the official Monster Hunter Twitter account said. Monster Hunter World launched on January 26. Reports of matchmaking issues surfaced that day on Reddit, with a large number of Xbox One players saying they’re having trouble connecting with friends online. Prior to the game’s release, an open beta was held exclusively on PlayStation 4. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico