Worldwide PC Shipments Grew For the First Time in Six Years in Q2 of 2018

Worldwide PC Shipments Grew For the First Time in Six Years in Q2 of 2018

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 62.1 million units in the second quarter of 2018, a 1.4 percent increase from the second quarter of 2017, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This is the first quarter of year-over-year global PC shipment growth since the first quarter of 2012. All regions experienced...

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NAND Flash Production Will Improve in 1Q 2018

NAND Flash Production Will Improve in 1Q 2018

The limited supply of NAND flash memory is expected to ease in the first quarter of 2018 as the yield rates at major 3D NAND flash suppliers continue improving, which will significantly benefit second-tier memory packaging and testing service providers, according to industry sources. The sources said that the demand...

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X2 releases PIRATE 1620 chassis

X2 releases PIRATE 1620 chassis

This new chassis has tempered glass front and side panels. With more than sufficient space for up to 5 drives and 7 expansion slots for the installation of long graphics cards ( up to 390mm length VGA card ) large CPU cooler ( up to 180mm height clearance) and superior air...

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Malware fakes BSOD and convinces victims to buy Windows Defender Essentials

Malware fakes BSOD and convinces victims to buy Windows Defender Essentials

A bit of a warning, there’s a new type of malware our on the loose that actually fakes a BSOD and then makes you purchase ‘Windows Defender Essentials’ to solve these blue screens of death.. Antivirus vendor Malwarebytes reports about the malware, which goes by the name Troubleshooter, on its website. The company...

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PUBG Bans More Than 80,000 Cheaters

PUBG Bans More Than 80,000 Cheaters

A while ago a new set of Anti-Cheat Measures was embedded into the popular online game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), numbers have now surfaced and as it seems the developer successfully isolated and permanently banned 80,120 accounts. This all happened between October 30 and May 11 for using “unauthorized illegal program” while playing. The...

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“Not So Fast”: Bungie Automatically Bans Destiny 2 PC Players With Overlays

“Not So Fast”: Bungie Automatically Bans Destiny 2 PC Players With Overlays

Urgent message to all would-be Destiny 2 PC players: Bungie has enabled an extremely strict, no holds-barred permanent account-banning system with Destiny 2, which activates so long as you have any kind of application with process hooks / overlay features. This is true for Twitch, Discord, MSI Afterburner, OBS, XSplit,...

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