Gaming

What you should know about the Summer Game Fest

There are numerous annual gaming events during the spring and summer presenting gamers with the year’s upcoming games, including E3 and GDC. But 2020’s lineup was shaken due to the ongoing pandemic, just as Sony and Microsoft prepare to release their next-generation hardware. In place of this year’s annual gaming events, The Game Awards and […]

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AMD Ryzen 4000: Everything you need to know

Ryzen 3000 CPUs were a landmark achievement for AMD. Now, with AMD launching its latest eight-core Ryzen 4000 mobile processors, the company is intensifying its competition with Intel’s desktop and laptop silicon. The goal for AMD is to release laptops that are just as powerful as they are thin using the U-series Ryzen 4000 processors, […]

Gaming

Everything we know about Dying Light 2

Developer Techland struck gold with 2015’s Dying Light — giving players a smart, fast-paced action zombie game that felt good to play. The original was home to more than 70 million players, so it’s not surprising that a sequel is in the works. Three years later, at E3 2018, Dying Light 2 was announced, and […]

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We now know the effect of altitude on classic “Diet Coke and Mentos“ fountain

Enlarge / A well-coordinated Mentos-and-Diet-Coke explosion filmed in slow motion for The Slow Down Show in 2013. YouTube/The Slow Down Show Back in 2006, Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz—the self described mad scientists behind Eepybird—ignited an Internet sensation with their viral video of an elaborate version of the Diet Coke and Mentos fountain experiment, recreating […]

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The best Google Hangouts tips and tricks everyone should know

Despite Google’s confusing litany of options for socializing, Google’s classic Hangouts continues to be a popular choice for videoconferencing. Even though business customers who rely on Google’s services will likely have migrated to Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat, the classic version of Hangouts continues to serve work-from-home people, students, and anyone without a G Suite […]