Since he first realized a paper-cup phone gives a better signal when covered in tin foil, Damjan has known that his future will be connected to communications and encryption. A SIGINT specialist and counterintelligence expert here at KommandoTech, Damjan is on a constant hunt for the best smartphones and other communication devices. In his spare time he enjoys beer, parties, and music.
Oppo Patents Multi-Directional Smartphone Camera Design
China’s smartphone giant Oppo recently published a patent for a multi-directional smartphone camera module. The patent shows a side camera and proposes the use of a mirror system for capturing moving objects without changing the phone’s position. Oppo has become increasingly prominent in the
The Elder Scrolls Online the First Game to Feature DLAA Tech
The Elder Scrolls Online, a popular MMORPG developed by ZeniMax Online Studios, will be the first video game to support NVIDIA’s new DLAA technology. DLAA support will be introduced in the game’s upcoming Update 32 along with DLSS, as announced in a recent Twitch live stream. DLAA, which stan
Nvidia’s Leak Shows Unannounced Games: God of War for PC?
Ighor July, Nvidia GeForce Now user and developer, showcased how he accessed Nvidia’s database for the streaming service. There he found a confidential list of thousands of supposed game releases, including titles that hadn’t been seen anywhere previously. Pavel Djundik, the creator of Steam DB,
Xiaomi Overtakes Samsung to Clinch Top Spot in European Smartphone Market
Samsung slipped to second place in the European smartphone market in Q2 of this year as China’s Xiaomi became the top seller on the continent for the first time in the company's history. The European market rebounded and grew 14% year on year, with Xiaomi managing to capture 25.3% of market sh
August PlayStation Plus Games Revealed
Sony has, somewhat prematurely, announced an action-packed August for all the PlayStation Plus subscribers. In a post published a few days earlier than usual on the official PlayStation Blog, Sony revealed the August line-up of free PS Plus games. Once again, subscribers will get three games, and
PC Hardware Market on Road to Recovery
Gaming hardware manufacturers have struggled to meet a spike in demand that was brought on by consumers being confined to their homes amid the COVID19 pandemic. Additionally, the estimated number of gamers around the world in 2020 stood at 2.69 billion. According to a recent report by Jon Peddie
Microsoft DirectStorage Coming to Both Windows 11 and Windows 10
The latest DirectStorage API, designed exclusively for Windows 11, will also be available for Windows 10, version 1909, and newer. The news comes following Microsoft's June announcement, which included a warning from the company’s gaming department that gamers will require Windows 11 for any n
Qualcomm and Asus Launch $1,500 Snapdragon Insiders Smartphone
Qualcomm, the chip-making company behind Snapdragon processors, partnered with Asus to launch a $1,500 flagship phone called Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders (SSI). The smartphone is meant to show off the power of the latest Snapdragon processor along with the company’s latest phone charging and
Summer Games Done Quick Gathers Almost $3 Million for Charity
The video game charity marathon Summer Games Done Quick has raised nearly $3 million for the Doctors Without Borders organization. The event lasted from July 4 to July 11. During those eight days, the Summer Games Done Quick event raised $2,897,704 in donations. This broke the previous record Gam