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Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac moves to Metal for DirectX 11 and more

Today, popular virtualization software Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac becomes available to new and current users. The flagship feature is support for DirectX in virtual Windows machines via Apple’s proprietary Metal graphics API. Other additions include a handful of new macOS Catalina-related features and improvements to transitions between Mac and Windows software running on the […]

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Now Epic drastically reduces chance Fortnite’s hated mechs will spawn

Epic has quietly made a big change to Fortnite’s much-hated mechs – but if you’re playing the game’s standard modes you won’t see any difference. After promising a design change to help balance mechs in a blog post last Friday, fans reacted with a fairly unanimous shrug of the shoulders. Adding a warning laser to […]

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Samsung and Xiaomi benefit from Huawei misery

US aggression towards Huawei seems to be paying-off as smartphone shipments in Europe swing away from the Chinese vendor, towards Samsung and Xiaomi. Although Huawei is still a profitable and growing company, some might fear this growth is too concentrated on the Chinese market thanks to US attempts to damage credibility internationally. According to Canalys […]

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Mustang Shelby GT350R upgraded for 2019

The Shelby GT350R is the first Mustang to inherit performance-enhancing suspension and steering components from the range-topping GT500, which are said to make the 533hp two-door sharper on both road and track. The changes, some of which are also set to make their way down the line-up in the future, include new front suspension geometry […]

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Cortana Is Being Removed From Its Own Thermostat

Ok so remember the Cortana-powered thermostat that launched almost a year ago? Yeah, that really gorgeous thermostat with a translucent display, with Cortana at the heart of it? The one made by Johnson Controls that was widely promoted as a Cortana-powered thermostat? Well, Cortana is getting kicked out, from its own house. The Verge reports […]

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This fake iPhone charging cable will hijack your computer

A fake Apple charging cable has been developed that could allow attackers to trick their way into a victim’s devices. Security researcher Mike Grover, also known as MG, has developed a fake Lightning-esque cable similar to those used to charge up iPhones that he says could be use to hijack a laptop or PC just […]