pcmag.comOrigin is being retired as the company refocuses on using brand names that start with 'EA.' (Image: EA) EA has been running its own digital games service under the name Origin since 2011, but not for much longer. Origin is being retired as a brand and replaced with a new app under a new (not very exciting) name.As GamesBeat reports, EA is undertaking …...

pcmag.comRemember the movie Hackers? Released 25 years ago this month, the movie showed the world what the internet could look like in the very near future. It wasn't that far off. Angelina Jolie and Jonny Lee Miller (Photo by United Artists/Getty Images) It’s wild to think that the internet has only been a part of the public consciousness for a few decades. When the movie Hackers hit theaters in September 1995, only 14 percent of Americans had access to the web, …...

pcmag.comSony was hoping to manufacture 15 million PS5 consoles this fiscal year, but the target has apparently now been reduced to 11 million. (Image: Sony) It looks as though Sony won't just be fighting Microsoft this holiday season when the PS5 launches alongside the Xbox Series X. Sony's own production line is proving problematic and looks set to limit how many consoles can be made available.As Bloomberg reports, …...

Heise Top NewsDienste von Internetanbietern, die manche bevorzugen, andere benachteiligen, verletzen nach Meinung des EuGH EU-Recht. Das könnte auch StreamOn treffen....

pcmag.comApple is not expected to show off the iPhone 12 at its 'Time Flies' event this week, but a new flagship smartphone will be here soon enough, and here's what we hope Apple will include. Apple Store in San Francisco (Photo by Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance via Getty Images) Apple's September event is upon us, but it's not expected to include the launch of a next-gen iPhone. Instead, the gathering's "Time Flies" moniker suggests a new Apple Watch, while rumors tip updated iPads, too.This isn't …...

computerworld.comIt’s the ’90s, and this pilot fish is working in a company that makes a national brand of snack cake. When a co-worker on the help desk gets a call saying that the computer in the shortening-pumping room has stopped working, fish decides to tag along.They find the sanitation crew mopping up several hundred pounds of shortening that had escaped from a broken pipe coupler. Sitting on the floor is the PC that has stopped working, a Dell GX1. The height of the flood is plain to see from the high-shortening mark on the PC’s case: around four inches.The electronics are probably baked, so to speak, but they have nothing to lose, so they remove the motherboard and steam-clean it, letting it set for a week to dry thoroughly.To read this article in full, please click here...

pcmag.comToday is National Online Learning Day. But sadly, a new UNICEF report shows the number of children that can’t be reached by remote learning is at least 463 million. Remote learning is kicking in again right about now, as children head back to school. For a sizable number of children across the globe, however, digital learning isn’t an option: Nearly 31 percent of students from pre-primary to upper secondary school can't be reached by remote learning, either due to …...

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pcmag.comA 'world's smallest' claim comes with some caveats, but it's no meager feat to deliver an a6600-style body with IBIS and a full-frame sensor—the a7C has both. (Image: Sony)Sony is expanding its a7 full-frame camera series with a brand new model type, the first we've seen since the launch of first a7S model, way back in 2014. Called the a7C, it's a slimmer, more affordable version of the best-selling a7 III, but one that comes …...

computerworld.comNvidia, best known as a major player in graphics processing, today announced it had locked down a deal to purchase U.K.-based chip licensing giant Arm Limited for $40 billion.According to Bloomberg, Nvidia will pay Arm's current owner, SoftBank Group, $12 billion in cash and $21.5 billion in stock, along with other payments, including a signing bonus and possible milestone moneys based on meeting performance targets.Arm does not manufacture silicon; instead it designs processors. It then licenses those designs for others to customize – or not – before fabricators crank out chips from silicon wafers. Arm's impact has been massive, primarily because its made-for-mobile chips have powered virtually every smartphone since Apple's 2007 introduction of its iPhone.To read this article in full, please click here...

pcmag.comYou can get a better look at the graphics card in the hit game Fortnite, where AMD has created a giant virtual model of the GPU. The company will reveal more during an Oct. 28 event. (Credit: AMD) We won’t have to wait for leaked images of AMD’s next-generation graphics cards. On Monday, the company went ahead and unveiled an official design for its RX 6000-series gaming GPUs.On Twitter, AMD posted an image of a three-fanned card, which will utilize a “brand new cooler design.” The …...

pcmag.comAs of today, Google has eliminated its entire carbon legacy. But the tech giant isn’t stopping there. Pichai testifies before Congress earlier this year. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)In the wake of devastating wildfires and floods around the globe, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai today championed the company’s environmental efforts, which now includes eliminating Google’s entire carbon legacy.“The science is clear: The world must …...

pcmag.comSupplier Hefei Bitland is among the Chinese manufacturers using 'state-sponsored forced labor' at internment camps dedicated to persecuting the Uyghur Muslim minority in China, according to federal officials. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) The US will start blocking laptop imports from a Chinese manufacturer accused of using forced labor at internment camps in China to build products. On Monday, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced it would begin confiscating imports from Hefei Bitland, …...

pcmag.comThe 2020 version of Ring’s Video Doorbell is affordable and easy to install, and it plays nice with other smart devices, but you’ll pay extra to view recorded video. Ring’s latest smart doorbell, the $99.99 Video Doorbell 2020, is a refresh of the original that we reviewed back in 2015. This time around it offers 1080p video (the original was 720p), improved audio, and a few new features including People Only motion detection, making it a significant …...

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