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  • After Nvidia announced the GeForce RTX 2080 and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, a number of card manufacturers followed suit with their own custom spins on the graphics cards. GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti cards from AsusAsus is a popular GPU maker, and it has announced a range of RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti versions, with each model having different features. It gives you a bit more choice if you’re looking for the right RTX 2080 or RTX 2080 Ti for your needs. GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti cards from M
    Every GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti variant you can pre-order right now

  • Kalypso Media has announced that Tropico 6 for PC has been delayed until January 2019, with the dictator sim releasing for consoles in summer 2019. According to a statement from the publisher, Tropico was delayed from a 2018 release date to give the development team at Limbic Studios more time to polish the title. Tropico is a city building/dictator sim which sees you playing as the leader of the island state of Tropico (AKA El Presidente). Tropico 6 is the latest addition to the Tropico series
    Tropico 6 delayed to January 2019 – and console dictators have an even longer wait

  • If you’ve been digging your Amazon Echo or Amazon Echo Plus speaker for all of its smarts, but find the audio to be lacking, Amazon has a new thing to sell you: the Amazon Echo Sub. Click here to pre-order the Amazon Echo Sub on AmazonCut to the chaseWhat is it? A subwoofer for Amazon Echo and Echo PlusA subwoofer for Amazon Echo and Echo Plus When is it out? Here’s all we know about Amazon Echo Dot 2018 so farAmazon Echo Sub priceThe Amazon Echo Sub calls for $129 in the US and £119 in the UK.
    Amazon Echo Sub release date, price, news and features

  • At Amazon’s event today the company unveiled a raft of new Echo and other Alexa-equipped devices, and one of them is Amazon’s very own Smart Plug, which lets you voice-control anything plugged into it. Users must choose an Alexa-supporting device, or even just the Alexa app, to link up with the Smart Plug – but at least it doesn’t require a smart hub to work. Through their Alexa device, users can create routines for when to turn on whatever’s plugged in to it, from lights to fans to coffee maker
    Amazon Smart Plug release date, price, news and features

  • Following a spate of leaks and rumors, the world of technology fans is humming with talk of a 2-in-1 Google Chromebook product in works known internally at the company as ‘Nocturne’. So, suffice it to say that Google is likely working on a 2-in-1 tablet running Chrome OS with support for keyboard covers. A 2-in-1 tablet running Chrome OS from GoogleA 2-in-1 tablet running Chrome OS from Google When is it out? Google Nocturne Chromebook priceThis is another aspect of this rumored product that we
    Google Nocturne Chromebook release date, news and rumors

  • The Amazon Echo Show 2nd Generation release date has been announced, and, really, we should have taken the hint that it was due out when Amazon briefly halved the price of its old Echo Show for Prime Day. The redesigned, yet identically-named Amazon Echo Show is ready for pre-order today at the same $230 (£220) price, and will start shipping next month. The 2nd Generation Amazon Echo Show will ship next month, specifically on October 11, though you can pre-order it today. It’s the polar opposite
    Amazon Echo Show (2nd Generation) release date, price, news, and features

  • Update: The official Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Generation) release date details are below, but you may also be interested in our newly minted hands-on review:You might as well wait for the Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Generation) release date before buying the old entry-level smart speaker from Amazon.com. Here’s everything we know about the Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Generation. Empty listDon’t worry, it’s not this bigThe Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Generation will ship next month, with order going out on October 11 in bo
    Amazon Echo Dot (3rd generation) release date, price, news, and features

  • Sony has taken the wraps off its new FE 24mm f/1.4 GM wide-angle prime lens, which sees the brand’s growing range of full-frame optics hit 30 models. The FE 24mm f/1.4 GM plugs one of the gaps in the company’s full-frame lens range, which has been missing a dedicated fast wide-angle prime. Compact and lightweightThe FE 24mm f/1.4 GM tips the scales at just 445g (15.7oz). That’s quite a bit lighter than Canon’s 24mm f/1.4 (650g / 22.9oz), Nikon’s 24mm f/1.4 (620g / 21.9oz) and Sigma’s 24mm f/1.4
    The FE 24mm f/1.4 GM is Sony's new premium wide-angle prime lens

  • With an incredible amount of polish and a meticulously designed world, Red Dead Redemption 2 exhibits a level of grandeur that rivals any John Ford or Howard Hawks epic. Based on our hands-on experience, these are the five things from Red Dead Redemption 2 that we’re most excited about. However, in Red Dead Redemption 2, your character’s relationship with his horse is of much more importance. While the first Red Dead Redemption allowed you to buy complete costumes, you’ll now be able to separate
    Red Dead Redemption 2 hands-on: 5 things to get excited about

  • Microsoft is advising those with PCs that have scarce amounts of storage that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update will fail if it doesn’t have enough room to install – and that you should ensure your machine has the requisite space beforehand, because the OS won’t check for you. Microsoft’s solution is to regularly maintain your system, ensuring that unnecessary files are removed and that a good level of free disk space is maintained, with the company advising various measures that Windows 10 use
    Windows 10 October 2018 Update installations could fail without enough disk space

  • AMD has revealed more on its processor work as it gets up for the launch of its next-generation hardware. One year on from the launch of its first-generation EPYC server chips, the company updated media on how the platform is comparing against its great rival Intel. He noted that EPYC has already been able to capture a significant proportion of several key markets, including 55 percent of the virtualisation and cloud space. EPYC also offers sturdier security protection against threats such as Fo
    AMD: Our EPYC battle against Intel is only just starting

  • It’s widely expected at this point that Google will have not one, but two new Chrome OS devices for its October 9 Pixel 3 phone event. Now, yet another glimpse at one of these purported products, a 2-in-1 Chromebook reportedly called ‘Nocturne’ , has appeared ahead of the event. An outlet known as AboutChromebooks discovered leaked product images of what it suspects to be ‘Nocturne’ via Brydge, a maker of keyboard covers for tablets. This lines up with a previous leak of updated Chrome OS user i
    Google Nocturne 2-in-1 Chromebook seen in new leak

  • Main image: Woolly mammoths were roughly the size of modern African Elephants, and weighed around six tonnes. Asian Elephants share more than 99.96% of their DNA with woolly mammoths, making them ideal for the project. Credit: Dennis Jarvis, Flickr (Image: © Dennis Jarvis, Flickr)In 2017, Church said that we could see live woolly mammoths “in a couple of years”. The woolly mammoth genome has been sequenced, but knowing what physical characteristics the genes code for, and isolating those the rig
    How long until we bring woolly mammoths back from extinction?

  • The presentation began with David Limp, VP of Alexa at Amazon who announced a sequel to the Amazon Echo Dot that will ship for the same price – $49.99. There’s also the Amazon Echo Input, which will cost just $34.99, and which removes the speaker from the Dot and focuses on voice input. To enhance the audio of existing Amazon speakers, there’s Amazon Echo Sub – which leaked yesterday – the Echo Link Amp and Amazon Echo Link. Image 1 of 5 New Amazon Echo Dot Image 2 of 5 Amazon Echo Sub Image 3 o
    Amazon's next shipment of Alexa devices includes a new Amazon Echo Dot

  • In an announcement that will surprise no-one, but sadden many, Sony has revealed that the PS Vita will be ceasing production next year in Japan, the handheld console’s biggest market. The news comes months after Sony’s equivalent departments in the US and Europe announced a March 2019 end date for PS Vita production, while production lines for PS Vita game cards are to be wound down by the end of 2018. Although the PS Vita console never truly took off – partially down to the growing popularity o
    Sony will say goodbye to the PS Vita in Japan

  • With their arrival comes good news for the electric vehicles we’ll be driving in the coming years. While that’s great news for race fans, it also signals another significant step forward for electric vehicles in general. The technological advances made here will filter down to electric road cars in the coming years, making them more practical and hopefully, more attractive to consumers. There’s an even clearer link between all-electric racing and all-electric road cars with the introduction of t
    Jaguar's I-Type 3 Formula E race car is a good sign for your future electric vehicle

  • One of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update’s most anticipated features, which some people have been calling Smart Updater, looks like it might not be ready in time for when the major Windows 10 update launches in October. Smart Updater was a feature in early beta versions of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, which promised to prevent Windows 10 from downloading and installing updates – and then restarting the PC – at inconvenient moments by using Artificial Intelligence. Missing in actionThat a
    Windows 10 October 2018 Update could lose one of its best features before release

  • HTC says it wants to “make decentralization a reality”, expanding the blockchain ecosystem through a connected network of mobile devices – so could the HTC Exodus be the start of a new generation? Chen also said that the HTC Exodus will launch “definitely everywhere outside of China” – with that exclusion being down to China’s stringent rules and regulations on technology. So how will a blockchain phone work? The HTC Exodus also comes with a unique security Social Key Recovery safeguard if you d
    HTC Exodus: everything you need to know about the blockchain phone

  • The camera hardware on the Huawei Mate 20 and Huawei Mate 20 Pro might not be much different to the P20 range, but it sounds like the software could be getting upgraded, as there’s evidence of an Underwater Mode, AI Zoom and more. The information was found by XDA Developers during an APK teardown of Huawei’s upcoming EMUI software, which means that Huawei is definitely working on these features, but that doesn’t guarantee that they’ll make it into the final build on the Huawei Mate 20 range. If
    Huawei Mate 20 Pro could have a clever camera and an odd bezel

  • An intrepid overclocker has pushed Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2080 Ti for maximal graphics performance using liquid nitrogen cooling, and the end result was a raft of new 3DMark records being set. The graphics card was running alongside Intel’s Core i9-7980XE 18-core processor, overclocked up to 5.5GHz, backed with 32GB of system memory (in quad-channel mode and again overclocked, this time to 3800MHz). In the plain Timespy test, the GeForce card hit 18,892 (and 18,631 for graphics). Even without mega
    Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti rewrites 3DMark record books with storming 2.4GHz overclock

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