April 30, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Fitbit is one of the biggest names in fitness trackers, but with most models selling for $150 or more, they aren’t cheap—usually. You’re in luck today if you want to start tracking your daily steps or sleep patterns. Several iterations of the Fitbit Alta, Alta HR, Charge 2, and Ionic fitness trackers are part of a massive Fitbit sale on Amazon. (Sadly, the superb Fitbit Versa is not.)To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

April 30, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Rockstar has announced that a new trailer will be released for Red Dead Redemption 2 on Wednesday, May 2. The trailer will go live at 8am PT / 11am ET / 4pm UK (that’s 1am AEST on Thursday May 3), and you’ll be able to watch it here on IGN, or on our YouTube channel. Rockstar’s given no word on what to expect from the trailer, but after one trailer focused on the game world and another revealing something of the story, we’d hope for a chunk of representative gameplay to have a look at. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 30, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

In an update on its latest anti-cheat efforts, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer Bluehole has released information on 15 hackers’ arrests made last week. PUBG has been plagued by cheaters for months now, with the studio implementing anti-cheat measures to tackle the problem. In its latest update, the studio shared that 15 suspects were arrested in China last week for developing and selling “hacking/cheating programs that affect PUBG,” and have been fined the equivalent of $5.1 million, with other suspects related to the case still under investigation. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 30, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Witcher 3’s HDR patch isn’t working out quite as well as planned on the PlayStation 4 Pro, and has brought some visual downgrades with it. The patch rolled out last month but Digital Foundry has discovered that update 1.61 has had some adverse effects when playing in 4K on the PS4 Pro. It seems that the patch has affected draw distance and shadows of foliage, and the issues are present in SDR on the PS4 Pro as well, suggesting that the result is unintentional. The problem isn’t echoed on the Xbox One X according to Digital Foundry, so hopefully CD Projekt…

April 30, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Microsoft’s Windows 10 April 2018 Update barely received a formal title, which understandably makes you wonder how much importance the company ascribed to it. But as our review shows, what Microsoft internally referred to as the “Redstone 4” release conceals numerous changes and improvements, with two—Timeline and Nearby Sharing—sharing the marquee.Really, though, the Windows 10 April 2018 Update (Version 1803) is an ensemble show, with a supporting cast of more minor enhancements. There’s Quiet Hours, now called Focus Assist; improved data usage management; and a ton of updates in Edge, some of which you’ve seen before within other browsers. Underneath…

April 29, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Windows 10 Professional isn’t just for cubicle dwellers who have no choice in the matter. While users who own a “professional” PC like the Surface Book 2 will automatically be upgraded to this higher-end version of the OS, smaller businesses and PC enthusiasts may also weigh the benefits of the Pro version vs. Windows 10 Home. Windows 10 Professional doesn’t take anything away from Home users; it simply adds more sophisticated features. It’s a costly choice, though: the free upgrade from Windows 7/8.1 has gone away, meaning that you’ll either have to buy a new PC with Windows 10 installed or…