NVIDIA Confirms Failures In Early Batch Of GeForce RTX 2080 Ti FE Cards

NVIDIA Confirms Failures In Early Batch Of GeForce RTX 2080 Ti FE Cards
There is an issue with the first round GeForce RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards that at the moment appear to only be affecting NVIDIA’s overclocked Founders Edition model, a company representative confirmed in NVIDIA’s GeForce support forum. The confirmation follows a rash of complaints of GeForce RTX 2080 Ti cards experiencing various issues, from

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Researchers Hack Smartphone Fingerprint Security With AI-Driven Master Print Forgery

Researchers Hack Smartphone Fingerprint Security With AI-Driven Master Print Forgery
AI can be a good thing or a bad thing, depending on what the AI is designed to do. Many AIs are meant to do things like help doctors diagnose disease, though other AI technologies can be turned towards more nefarious deeds. For example, a team of IEEE researchers has devised a method of harnessing an AI to generate fake fingerprints that work

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Red Alert! EA And Petroglyph To Remaster Command And Conquer In Crispy 4K

Red Alert! EA And Petroglyph To Remaster Command And Conquer In Crispy 4K
EA announced that it will partner with Petroglyph Games to remaster Command And Conquer, which is one of the oldest games in the RTS genre. The original Command And Conquer first launched in 1995 and quickly became a success, spawning a whole series of games. It also lead to the creation of the Red Alert series, which has a similar gameplay

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Shots Fired! Zuckerberg Tells Facebook Execs To Use Android Phones After Tim Cook Barbs

Shots Fired! Zuckerberg Tells Facebook Execs To Use Android Phones After Tim Cook Barbs
Facebook and Apple are two of the biggest companies in tech, but the companies have differing philosophies on privacy and data sharing. While Facebook encourages its users to share as much about
As a result of this clashing viewpoint, Apple CEO Tim Cook has on many occasions taken shots at Facebook — particularly this year when the social

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NASA's Original Apollo Moon Landing Guidance Computer Is Being Restored

NASA's Original Apollo Moon Landing Guidance Computer Is Being Restored
Restoration projects that focus on old computers that have long since been replaced by newer equipment always pique our interest, but this one is different. Mike Stewart, a “space engineer extraordinaire and living Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC) encyclopedia,” is spearheading an effort to bring back to life arguably one of the most important

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Amazon Black Friday Blowout Deal Details: Fire TV, Echo, Blink, Toshiba TVs And More

Amazon Black Friday Blowout Deal Details: Fire TV, Echo, Blink, Toshiba TVs And More
Amazon is the biggest online retailer in the world, and so you can bet it is going to have a whole bunch of products on sale for the holiday season, and specifically the Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping bonanza that looms next week. In anticipation of the shopping frenzy that awaits, Amazon is offering a sneak peek of its upcoming Black

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Google’s Pixel 3, Nest, Home, And Pixelbook Black Friday Deals Are Official And Tasty

Google’s Pixel 3, Nest, Home, And Pixelbook Black Friday Deals Are Official And Tasty
Looking for a deal on a Google product? Forget all of the rumors and speculation, the leaks and everything else—Google has officially announced its Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, so you don’t have to scour the web looking for clues. The bargains start to go into effect tomorrow, November 16, ith more to follow on November 22 and November

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Snapdragon 8150 Benchmark Leak Shows Qualcomm Mobile Monster That Could Slay Apple

Snapdragon 8150 Benchmark Leak Shows Qualcomm Mobile Monster That Could Slay Apple
The chip wars are heating and there is evidence to suggest that Qualcomm’s upcoming Snapdragon 8150 processor is allegedly quite the fire breathing part. Leaked benchmarks purportedly showing how the Snapdragon 8150 performs in AnTuTu, a benchmark we use ourselves in our smartphone reviews, indicates it will give Apple and its mighty Bionic

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iPhone X Explodes During iOS 12.1 Upgrade Sparking Apple Investigation

iPhone X Explodes During iOS 12.1 Upgrade Sparking Apple Investigation
Apple may be one of the most valuable companies in the world, but it isn’t immune to problems with its products. Apple recently warned that MacBook Pro SSDs could lose data and that there were display issues with some iPhone X devices; it offered free repairs for both devices. Apple allegedly has a new issue with a man named Rocky Mohamadali

Source: Hot Hardware – iPhone X Explodes During iOS 12.1 Upgrade Sparking Apple Investigation

AMD Radeon RX 590 Review: Benchmarks And Overclocking 12nm Polaris

AMD Radeon RX 590 Review: Benchmarks And Overclocking 12nm Polaris
AMD has had a fairly sizable hole in its graphics card line-up for quite some time now. Disregarding the craziness crypto-miners caused for a while there, pricing on the Radeon RX 580 has hovered around the $200 mark, whereas most of the Radeon RX Vega 56 cards currently available sell for over $400 – give or take a few bucks. In addition,…

Source: Hot Hardware – AMD Radeon RX 590 Review: Benchmarks And Overclocking 12nm Polaris

The Tiny But Mightier Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ Is Here For Just $25

The Tiny But Mightier Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ Is Here For Just $25
The Raspberry Pi developer board has been around for a long time and one of the best things about it has always been its low price. The last new major model that we talked about was in March when the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ turned up featuring a 1.4GHz processor, integrated WiFi, and Gigabit Ethernet port onboard selling for $35. For folks

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Why Fallout 76 Is Bombing So Far With Gamers

Why Fallout 76 Is Bombing So Far With Gamers
Bethesda’s latest installment in the Fallout series is here, but if you are a die hard fan of the previous versions of the game, this may be the Fallout you’ll want to pass on. Although everyone will have their own in my personal opinion, Fallout 76 could be considered the worst in series or a sellout of the worst kind. Heads-up, you guessed

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BMW Rolls Out Sexy M340i Sedan With 382HP At 4.2 Seconds From 0 To 60

BMW Rolls Out Sexy M340i Sedan With 382HP At 4.2 Seconds From 0 To 60
BMW has announced details on its new for 2020 M340i and M340i xDrive sedans. These cars are identical save for the xDrive being an all-wheel-drive, and the standard M340i being rear-wheel drive only. BMW says that the M340i xDrive will make its official world debut at the LA International Auto Show on November 30. Both M340i versions share

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Amazon Alexa Brings In Jimmy Fallon For A Stand-Up Jokes Gig On Your Echo

Amazon Alexa Brings In Jimmy Fallon For A Stand-Up Jokes Gig On Your Echo
Are you a big Jimmy Fallon fan? Well, now his jokes can follow you throughout your home. In a new collaboration with Amazon, Jimmy Fallon will provide a stream of corny jokes for Amazon Alexa-enabled Echo and other devices.

If you ask Alexa to “tell me a joke”, she will introduce you to her “friend Jimmy”. Fallon announced on his show,

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Metacritic Reviews Rip Fallout 76 To Shreds For Its Bugs And Similarities To Fallout 4

Metacritic Reviews Rip Fallout 76 To Shreds For Its Bugs And Similarities To Fallout 4
Bethesda officially launched Fallout 76 today, and already it has received hundreds of negative reviews on Metacritic. The majority of these reviews are for the PS4 version of the game, but the game as whole has a current total of 421 negative reviews. Far fewer positive reviews have been posted to metacritic, adding up to just 123.

A common

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Netflix Is Testing Ultra-Cheap $4 Mobile-Only Subscription Packages

Netflix Is Testing Ultra-Cheap $4 Mobile-Only Subscription Packages
In an effort to expand its footprint in emerging markets, Netflix is rolling out a $3 monthly subscription plan that is for mobile devices only. This may or may not be a permanent thing—as of right now, the ultra-cheap mobile plan is part of a wider test as Netflix looks to gain ground in the streaming space with cheaper packages.

The $3

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Microsoft’s Spencer Says He’s Pumped About The Future Of Xbox Consoles

Microsoft’s Spencer Says He’s Pumped About The Future Of Xbox Consoles
Contrary to some of the speculation that is out there, the Xbox One X is not the the end of the road for Xbox. Phil Spencer, executive vice president of gaming and head of the Xbox brand at Microsoft, confirmed as much during E3 earlier this year, and now he’s followed that up by saying he is “very excited” about the future of Xbox.

This

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Check Out PC Classic, A $99 Adorable Tiny DOS Games Console

Check Out PC Classic, A $99 Adorable Tiny DOS Games Console
Some people might consider the Microsoft DOS (MS-DOS) era as the golden age of PC gaming. That’s when games like The Secret of Monkey Island, Ultima VI: The False Prophet, Doom, SimCity, and a bunch of other retro-tastic titles emerged. Unit-e, the same company that built a giant (and functioning) NES controller that doubles as a coffee table,

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Essential Audio Adapter HD Brings The Headphone Port Back With Some Back

Essential Audio Adapter HD Brings The Headphone Port Back With Some Back
Most people thought that Essential was dead and had probably given up hope of getting the Audio Adapter HD dongle for headphones that the company had been promising for a long time. Things haven’t exactly been smooth at Essential with the Essential Phone not selling well and the company announcing back in May that it was canceling its second-generation

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Samsung’s Exynos 9820 CPU For The Next Galaxy Is An AI-Fueled, 8K-Shooting Beast

Samsung’s Exynos 9820 CPU For The Next Galaxy Is An AI-Fueled, 8K-Shooting Beast
Samsung on Wednesday rolled out a new flagship Exynos 9 series 9820 system-on-chip (SoC) for mobile devices. Likely destined for the Galaxy S10, the Exynos 9820 brings together eight processor cores bolstered by a neural processing unit (NPU), making it equipped for on-device artificial intelligence applications.

Sporting an enhanced architecture

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