Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 with eight cores and 8k-raw capability

Qualcomm has shown its upcoming flagship processor. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is the successor to the 888 and has an Armv9 architecture with eight cores. The soc also includes Qualcomm’s X65 modem for 5G. Qualcomm announced the new soc at its own event. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is the soc that should power … Read more

Assetto Corsa Competizione Update Adds Nvidia DLSS and AMD FSR to PC Version

505 Games has released a new v1.8 update for Assetto Corsa Competizione. The PC version of the sim racing game has received support for DLSS and FSR supersampling techniques from Nvidia and AMD, among other things. The full Steam patch notes show that 505 Games has ported Assetto Corsa Competizione to Unreal Engine 4.26.2. Added … Read more

AMD Releases FidelityFX Super Resolution Plugin for Unreal Engine 4

AMD has released an FSR plug-in for Unreal Engine 4 through its GPUOpen initiative. This makes it easier for game developers to implement the technology in games made with that engine. The plug-in is intended for Unreal Engine 4.27.1 and newer and AMD provides tips and recommendations on how to apply FSR in games on … Read more

Royole’s third foldable smartphone has a pop-up camera

The third version of the Royole FlexPai folding smartphone has a pop-up camera for taking selfies. This is evident from a render that EvLeaks has put online. Earlier this year, the phone was also seen in photos from an inspection body. By using a pop-up camera as a front camera, there is no notch or … Read more

M1 Pro & M1 Max: Apple’s New Mac Processors Explained

The 2021 MacBook Pro uses two new chips: the M1 Pro and M1 Max. But what makes them so special? We list all the improvements for you. From Intel to Apple Silicon The arrival of the M1 chip last year was a real revolution for the Mac. The Intel chips Apple used began to show … Read more

Images show alleged packaging of Intel Alder Lake processors

Images of the alleged packaging of Intel’s twelfth generation core processors, or Alder Lake, have surfaced online. Intel seems to provide the packaging of the Core i9-12900K with a wafer. The packaging of the Core i9, Core i7 and Core i5 of the twelfth generation differs little from that of the previous generation, based on … Read more

Researchers are doing location determination on Earth via Starlink satellites

Researchers at the University of California have developed a way to pinpoint a location on Earth using captured signals from Starlink satellites. The technique would yield an accuracy of about eight meters. The team reportedly operated independently of SpaceX and had no access to data sent from Starlink satellites to users on Earth. The researchers … Read more

Gainward and Galax put GeForce RTX 3060 with GA104 GPU on websites

Gainward and Galax have put new RTX 3060 video cards with a partially disabled GA104 GPU on their websites. GA104 chips are used in higher positioned RTX 30 GPUs. However, the specifications of the new RTX 3060 appear to be unchanged. Gainward and Galax have published the revamped RTX 3060 variants on their Chinese websites, … Read more

Jagex demands on release day that modder stop Old School RuneScape hd mod

A developer who was working on an HD modification of Old School RuneScape has been asked by developer Jagex to stop. The RuneLite HD mod should have been released on Monday after two years of development. The mud 117 obeys the request. Modder 117 writes on Reddit that it received a message from Jagex just … Read more

Rumor: Apple is testing Face ID sensor that works with face masks for iPhone 13

Apple may be testing improved Face ID hardware for the upcoming iPhone 13. With those sensors, the face recognition function should work, among other things, when users wear masks or have fogged glasses on. Jon Prosser of FrontPageTech writes that Apple is testing the sensors in a kind of prototype case for the iPhone 12, … Read more