GOOGLE ADS

Lately Google has been spamming social media selling advertising. Given the abuses from them a few decades ago, it will a cold day in hell before I buy anything. Google has been offering $100 towards some campaign. The cost of advertising is high relative to the perceived benefit. Ad blocking is now being offered by... Continue Reading →

INTEL DUMPS 10NM

Intel has now largely dumped 10nm as it retools for 7nm using extreme ultraviolet lithography. Intel has struggled with conventional techniques and the attempt finally has been abandoned. Extreme ultraviolet is the best approach with the equipment available today from ASML. The steppers are expensive ($120 million) but TSMC has managed to get them working... Continue Reading →

442.01 HOTFIX

GeForce driver 442.01 is available for Windows 10 x64. [Call of Duty Modern Warfare] Streaming of gameplay using OBS will randomly stop   [The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine] Game may crash when a user reaches a specific cut scene [SLI+G-SYNC Stutter] User may experience minor stuttering when using NVIDIA SLI in combination... Continue Reading →

USB TYPE-C VS WIRELESS

Mobile devices such as the Apple watch already use a wireless charger. The supplied charger plugs into a USB Type-A port and this works fairly well. Over in the EU regulators are pressuring the industry to reduce the number of connectors in use. They are pointing to a growing amount of garbage that could be... Continue Reading →

CYBERPUNK 2077: SEPT 16

Polish video games producer CD Projekt has delayed the launch of its flagship game Cyberpunk 2077 by five months until Sept. 16 to improve the product. The game was previously expected to be released in April. The Steam store page has been updated. The game is largely complete but the company wants to be sure... Continue Reading →

HALO:MCC FADES

There are still several thousands players of Halo on Steam. When the game launched it made it up to #3 on the active list. Now the game is under well down the list. I have been grindly through the campaign on Legendary and it has been slow progress. I have not played Reach previously so... Continue Reading →

20.1.2

Adrenaline 20.1.2 is available for Windows 8 x64 and above. Adds support for: Dragon Ball Z: KakarotVulkan1.2Product is conformant with the Vulkan 1.2 Specification. Vulkan and the Vulkan logo are registered trademarks of the Khronos Group Inc. PROBLEMS FIXED Some UE4 based titles such as KovaaK 2.0: The Meta, Tetris Effect and Snooker 19 may fail to launch... Continue Reading →

WINDOWS 7 NOW EOL

With the updates today, it marks the end of extended support for Windows 7. Compared to Vista, Windows 7 was very popular and the outcome was a huge increase in the number of new computers sold. The one and only service pack was released on February 22, 2011. A platform update for SP1 was released... Continue Reading →

KB4528760

KB4528760 applies to Windows 10 version 1903 and version 1909 in addition to Windows Server version 1903 and version 1909. Windows 10, versions 1903 and 1909 share a common core operating system and an identical set of system files. As a result, the new features in Windows 10, version 1909 were included in the recent... Continue Reading →

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