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AMD Radeon 6800 XT Review: Big Navi Battles the RTX 3080

By Joel Hruska AMD’s RDNA2 GPUs land this morning, in the form of the Radeon RX 6800 ($579) and Radeon RX 6800 XT ($649). These two graphics cards are based on AMD’s RDNA2 GPU architecture, also known as “Big Navi.” Big Navi is an extension and improvement of the RDNA architecture that AMD debuted last year. […]

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney On War With Apple And Google, ‘Fortnite’ Movie Premieres, Future Of Virtual Worlds & More

By Dade Hayes Tim Sweeney, founder and CEO of Epic Games, continued his attacks on Apple and Google for the 30% share of app sales they take from his company and other app developers. “Apple is a monopoly and it’s not just a matter of a distributor charging a commission,” Sweeney said at the New York Times DealBook Online Summit, […]

Apple settles with states for $113M over iPhone battery throttling

By Kate Cox The problem wasn’t so much what Apple did, states said, as what Apple hid. The attorneys general for 33 states and the District of Columbia have reached a $113 million settlement with Apple over allegations that the iPhone maker throttled performance in several generations of the device to conceal a design defect […]

Capcom hack may have exposed 350,000 people’s personal data

By Megan Farokhmanesh Addresses, phone numbers, and more included in potentially compromised info. A recent ransomware attack on Capcom may have compromised personal data for approximately 350,000 people, the company says. That information includes names, addresses, birthdates, phone numbers, passport info, “HR information,” and more. It includes individuals across Japan and North America. In a post on […]

Apple responds to privacy concerns over Mac software security process

By Jon Porter The company says it doesn’t keep tabs on the apps macOS users run. Last week, a number of Mac users had trouble opening apps — a problem that seemed to be caused by an Apple security protocol responsible for checking that software comes from trusted sources. The slow-down prompted some to criticize Apple for […]

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