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May 2020 – Hardware Buying Guide!

A new month is upon us and the chances are that we're still going to be told to stay at home while the world tries to come to grips with the COVID-19 situation. This self-isolation jazz does, however, have some perks. For ...

3 weeks ago

Sony Talks About PS5 Backwards Compatibility (And It’s Not Good)

With both the Xbox Series X and PS5 expected to release around November this year, one of the biggest talking points regarding the consoles is what kind of backward compatibility they will offer. While Microsoft has been very ...

16 hours ago

Doom II Mod Turns Punch-Out into First Person Mode!

Of all the modding communities there are out there, and there is a lot of them, you could easily make that the claim that Doom has one of the busiest user bases around. I mean, barely a week goes by without some great (or ...

16 hours ago

Hideo Kojima Denies Silent Hill/MGS IP Acquisition Rumors

There have been rumors for a few months now that Sony and Hideo Kojima were trying to secure the IPs for two major franchises from Konami. Namely, Silent Hill and Metal Gear Solid. While this certainly sounded like a nice ...

17 hours ago

Zergotech Freedom Review – A Keyboard Split in Two?

It's not every day we get to review a completely new brand here on eTeknix. Ironically, I spotted this product on a Google Ad banner on our very own home page and reached out to them. A small company that's crowdfunded a ...

17 hours ago

Magic Leap Announces They’re Looking for a New CEO

Around a month ago, the future of Magic Leap seemed more than a little uncertain as the company confirmed not only staff lay-offs but also a major restructuring process. While it wasn't cited as a specific reason, it didn't ...

17 hours ago

Intel (Xe) DG1 Benchmarked – Slower than RX 560/1050 Ti

With the release of the Intel Tiger Lake-S processor range expected before the end of this year, the series should mark the debut of their integrated 'Xe' graphics platform. With 'discreet' engineering samples already out ...

18 hours ago

Sony Confirms “The Future of Gaming” PS5 Event – Video

Late last week, we heard rumors that a major PS5 announcement was on the way that would give us (potentially) our best window yet into what the upcoming next-gen console might represent. Well, following a video released on ...

18 hours ago

Antec Neptune 240 AIO Liquid Cooler Review

Antec is undoubtedly one of the biggest and best-known names in PC components and, between their coolers and power supplies, buying anything under their brand is always a guarantee of getting a quality product. With the recent ...

1 day ago

Attack On Titan Releases Final Series Trailer!

If you haven't watched Attack on Titan, then you really should. Even if you're not a fan of anime (Japanese animation), if this series doesn't get you on board then, quite frankly, nothing will! With me presuming though, that ...

2 days ago

Anti-5G Device Costing $346 Turns Out to Just Be a $6 USB Stick

If you're something of a fan of conspiracy theories, then you probably heard one of the more recent (and wilder) allegations that the Coronavirus was (and is) capable of being spread using 5G networks. Now, this was, of course, ...

2 days ago

TalkTalk Confirms UK Broadband Outages

If you're a TalkTalk broadband customer and are currently on hold trying to get through to their technical support, perhaps we can help assist you in a much faster manner. If you have been experiencing problems with your internet ...

2 days ago

HP Announces the Reverb G2 VR Headset

HP has unveiled its latest virtual reality (VR) headset, the HP Reverb G2, a new VR headset product designed in collaboration with industry leaders Valve and Microsoft. The HP Reverb G2 is the world's highest resolution VR headset ...

2 days ago

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is Free on the Epic Games Store

Just under a month ago, we saw a leak that claimed to know what the next 3 free titles would be under the Epic Games Store platform. Something that first seemed to have some validity when it's first prediction (Civilization VI) ...

2 days ago

AMD Ryzen 4700G, 4400G & 4200G APU Benchmarks Leak

Although certainly not yet officially announced by AMD, it's pretty much all but confirmed that Team Red will shortly be releasing a new range of 'high-end' APU style desktop processors. Unlike their prior APU releases, that were ...

2 days ago

Xbox Series X Will Support “Thousands of Games at Launch”

With the launch of both the PS5 and Xbox Series X expected around November this year, as you might expect, the 'heat' between the upcoming console war is already palpable. In seemingly addressing one of the biggest questions, ...

2 days ago

AMD to Swap Ryzen 4000 Desktop CPUs from 7nm to 5nm?

Presuming everything is still going according to plan, AMD should be releasing its 4th-generation Ryzen 4000 desktop CPUs before the end of this year. While the platform was largely expected to follow on from the 7nm designs seen ...

2 days ago

The First Bethesda Licenced noblechairs is Here!

The keen-minded among you will remember that two months ago noblechairs revealed that they're making gaming chairs with Bethesda branding. I mean, I love a good noblechair, I use one every day at my desk. I love Bethesda games ...

3 days ago

HyperX Gaming Peripherals Review – Work and Gaming!

HyperX has growing popularity when it comes to gaming peripherals. They've come from a company that was once best known for making SSDs and memory, Kingston! However, they've since distanced themselves from that more ...

3 days ago

Watch SpaceX Launch Astronauts to the ISS Here!

All going well, at 9:33 pm this afternoon (UK time) we should witness the first manned rocket launch from America in quite a long time. That isn't, however, the most interesting aspect. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley ...

4 days ago

Zadak Enters the Mainstream Cooling Market with the SPARK AIO 240

ZADAK, a leading provider of PC enthusiast components, announced today the official release of the SPARK AIO 240MM ARGB liquid CPU cooler. With the two SPARK 120mm fans running at speeds of 500-1800 RPM while operating under ...

4 days ago

PS5 & Games Rumored to be Revealed Next Week!

We've already heard a lot of rumors suggesting that Sony would officially launch its PS5 console at some point next month. Exactly when, however, has remained something of a mystery. In a report via AndroidCentral, however, fresh ...

4 days ago

Caveat Emptor – Watch Out for This Nintendo Switch Knock-Off

It's been well documented that the COVID-19 situation has had quite a notable impact on manufacturers around the world and, if you're currently trying to buy a full-sized Nintendo Switch, you'll know that finding one for sale at ...

5 days ago

Mortal Kombat Creator Says the PS5’s SSD Shouldn’t Be Underestimated!

Back in March, Sony finally confirmed what the full specifications for its PS5 console would be, and, on the whole, they sounded rather tasty. One of the most notable 'transitions', however, undoubtedly had to be the switch from a ...

5 days ago

Frogwares Announces a New Sherlock Holmes Game – Trailer!

I must admit to being a huge fan of the Sherlock Holmes franchise. Be it the (highly-excellent) books, the (equally excellent) Jeremy Brett TV series, the more recent film adaptations, or the recent game franchise created by ...

5 days ago

Xiaomi to Launch New ‘Redmi’ Bang-for-Buck Monitors

Xiaomi is a brand that most would largely associate with smartphone products. Well, presuming that you had heard of them at all. In recent years, however, the company has been attempting (with more than a little success) to start ...

5 days ago

Unreal Engine 5 Tech Demo Creation in UE 4.25 – Video Released!

Yesterday we reported on an upcoming fan project that was looking to recreate the recently revealed PS5 Unreal Engine 5.0 tech demo using UE 4.25. Well, in something of a surprise development (in so much that it has arrived much ...

5 days ago

I Built My Own Light Gun for my PC & Arcade Machine

If you're an older gamer like myself, you'll remember a time when a shooting game involved an actual gun. However, outside of the now rather rare arcades, light gun games are all but gone. The main issue is those modern TVs don't ...

5 days ago

Resident Evil 3 Mod Replaces Nemesis with Shrek

Since the launch of the Resident Evil 3 remake, it was hardly surprising that (sooner or later) the modding community would look to take into some interesting (and often strange) directions. For example, we recently saw a mod that ...

5 days ago

Linux Creator Switches to Threadripper After 15 Years with Intel

Since the launch of AMD Ryzen back in 2017, we've seen a remarkable turnaround in the fortunes of Team Red. With masses of consumers (some for the first time) moving to the platform, it has seen AMD's market share increase to ...

5 days ago

Abkoncore Releases its Ultra Silent Mid-Tower S500 Chassis

When shopping for a PC chassis there are a number of specific factors of features that you might be looking for. For example, perhaps plenty of room to fit your masses of components or maybe all of the RGB in the technological ...

5 days ago

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