Ivan’s first brush with tech was as a little baby mashing the keys of his dad’s ZX Spectrum. He got his first PC in 1993 and has been an avid gamer and tech nerd ever since. After earning cool-sounding and possibly useful degrees in music and management, he worked as an itinerant English professor, piano teacher, translator, and proofreader. He kept writing and talking tech along the way. His favorite subjects include video games, software, and new gadgets.
Is Big Navi Finally Here? EEC Registration Fuels Speculation
The highly anticipated “Nvidia killer” Radeon RX 5950XT and other high end AMD graphics cards could be dropping sooner than expected. A slew of AMD graphics cards popped up on the official Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) regulatory website earlier this week. These include the yet unrelease
End of the Line For Windows 7 As Microsoft Officially Cuts Support
Microsoft pulled the plug on its decade-old and most popular operating system. As of January 14, the tech giant is no longer offering technical assistance or software updates for Windows 7.      Microsoft promised ten years of product support for the OS when it was initially released in Octo
Microsoft to present new Xbox at E3 2020, Sony skips the event again
Microsoft will be unveiling its upcoming Xbox X console at the 2020 edition of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, while Sony is skipping the event for a second year in a row.  On Monday, Xbox head Phil Spencer confirmed that his “team is hard at work on E3,” which is slated to be held betwee
Google Claims Its AI Better Than Doctors at Detecting Breast Cancer
Google is claiming that it developed an artificial intelligence system that is capable of detecting breast cancer more accurately than certified medical professionals.   A study published in the scientific journal Nature earlier this week, which was developed through a collaboration between Goo
41 Voice Search Statistics You Need to Hear in 2020
Voice search, digital assistants and smart speakers are buzzwords we’ve been hearing a lot over the past decade. But the industry that helps you stay lazy has been around for longer than that. Back in 1962, the world was impressed with IBM’s Shoebox being able to recognize 16 spoken words and di
Microsoft to Make Installing & Updating Drivers Easier on Windows 10
The next big update for Windows 10 will make it easier for users to find and install optional drivers for their software. Microsoft announced the feature as part of the Build 19356, which is expected to arrive on our PCs sometime in the first half of 2020. Windows 10 already comes with automatic
eCommerce Statistics & the Industry’s Vibrant Future
It used to be that if you wanted something really badly, you’d write a letter to the North Pole. Also, ideally you’d be under the age of 12 and well-behaved all year. These days we have Amazon, Aliexpress. and eBay. You don’t have to write a letter. You don’t have to be good. All you need
Long-Awaited Black Mesa: Xen Released On Steam
The long-awaited remake of one of the most beloved video games of all time is finally available. The newly released Black Mesa: Xen update brings the final levels of Crowbar Initiative’s ambitious remake of Valve’s Half Life to Steam.  Black Mesa is a fan-made remake that has been in the wor
Google Hopes to Revitalize Streaming Service With Typhoon Studios
Another day, another Google acquisition. The newest addition to the Google family is Typhoon Studios, which joins Google’s Stadia cloud-based streaming system for games. The move is meant to grow the pool of available games on Stadia - a struggling video game streaming service launched in November