Microsoft in 2022: an overview of the year

What year did Microsoft live in 2022? The company has made several big moves this year, including a mammoth acquisition worth nearly $70 billion – mired in controversy – as well as rolling out the first major feature update to Windows 11. Let’s take a look at how Microsoft fared across software, hardware and games […]

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DualSense Edge: Everything we know about the PS5 controller

The DualSense Edge marks the debut of Sony’s “Pro” controller, a potentially exciting prospect for PS5 owners. But questions remain as to what separates it from the standard DualSense pad. There’s a lot to look forward to in this release, and to make things easier, here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming gamepad. […]

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DJI Mini 3 is an affordable combination of two of the best compact drones

Reportedly, the DJI Mini 3 has officially taken to the air – and the compact drone could be the new favorite for beginners looking for their first flying camera. The Mini 3 is a combination of the more expensive DJI Mini 3 Pro and the older DJI Mini 2, which, according to the drone manufacturer, […]

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Amazon Kindle Vella: what it is, how much it costs, how to use it and does it work on Kindle

The Kindle Vella is not a new reading tablet, even though Kindles are generally Amazon’s book gadgets, but a history subscription service that allows you to read serialized works of fiction written specifically for the platform. Serialization is about breaking a story into pieces and publishing it at intervals, just like a TV show, and […]

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The new US defense budget focuses on cyberspace

The U.S. Congress is set to vote on the country’s annual defense policy, which plans annual spending of $858 billion this year, a large portion of which will be spent on cybersecurity (opens in a new tab). The policy includes a larger budget for so-called “hunt forward” missions, new leadership positions and new opportunities for […]

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Nvidia’s RTX 4080 price cut in the UK suggests the GPU could get even cheaper soon

Don’t look now – well, actually look, or you’ll have trouble reading the rest of this article – but the Nvidia RTX 4080 graphics card has now dropped below the suggested retail price (recommended price) in the UK, and well below on one occasion. That would be at an AWD-IT retail store (opens in a […]

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7 new movies and TV shows on Netflix, Prime Video, HBO Max and more this weekend (December 9)

Another week, another fresh crop of new movies and TV shows on streaming services. But for the second consecutive weekend in December, there is a noticeable lack of holiday-themed arrivals to add to your winter watchlist. Maybe we’re all on the naughty list this year. Still, holiday frustrations aside, Netflix, Prime Video, and HBO Max […]

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Attacks on business email are becoming more and more mobile

Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks – where cybercriminals impersonate company managers via email and try to trick employees into sending a bank transfer or something similar – are moving to mobile devices, security experts have warned. AND report (opens in a new tab) from Trustwave found that the number of BEC attacks that use a […]

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FBI says Apple’s new encryption launch is ‘deeply concerning’

Apple recently introduced a number of new privacy-focused features designed to better protect user data stored in iCloud, but while privacy advocates and human rights organizations have praised the move, law enforcement has raised concerns. Apparently, they are not opposed to improving privacy, but instead are concerned that criminals from all walks of life may […]

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This lawsuit could stop Microsoft from acquiring Activision Blizzard

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit to block Microsoft’s planned acquisition of Activision Blizzard. In January, Microsoft has announced plans to purchase Activision Blizzardbut according to a press release issued by american guard (opens in a new tab)The FTC says Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of the Call of Duty publisher “would enable Microsoft […]

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