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.
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
Witcher 3 Getting Netflix Show-Inspired DLC With the Next-Gen Update
The official Witcher Twitter account has just announced that the game will receive a free next-gen update which will be released, along with a new DLC inspired by The Witcher Netflix show. The tweet itself does not disclose any specific details about the update or the DLC. It reads: “The Wit
Chip Shortage to Strike OLED-Screen TVs and Phones
Samsung and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the biggest global manufacturers of OLED chips, have reached a sales volume of 100 billion chips in April. As demand has reached a new peak, they increased their production of all chip types, but both companies are now overwhelmed. As a
Another 0-Day Vulnerability Found in Western Digital Products
Just weeks after a bug allowed hackers to remotely wipe the data from MyBook Live network storage drives, cybersecurity researchers revealed another zero-day flaw present in Western Digital products running MyCloud OS 3. The products in question are network-attached storage drives, which differ f
Server Chip Shortage Might Last Through 2021
It seems that worldwide chip shortage woes will continue through the rest of 2021. According to a DigiTimes report, the shortages in the production of server chips won’t subside until Q4 2021 or even Q1 2022. The shortage caused massive delays in an array of industries, ranging from CPUs and GP
Atari Gaming Ditching Mobile and Free-to-play Games
Atari has announced that its gaming division will move away from mobile and free-to-play games to focus on premium PC and console titles. This restructuring comes on the wings of Atari’s recent launch of the Atari VCS console. According to the company, existing successful games with a loyal user b
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