Valve has updated its Steam Deck with support for custom performance profiles that are saved for each game. There are a bunch of other capabilities and fixes in this update too, find out more here!
What is new in Windows 11 22H2, the first feature update for the newest OS
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Windows 10 optional update fixes app crashes relating to DirectX (d3d9.dll)
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Windows 11 Dev build fixes high CPU usage, explorer crash, and much more
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Windows 11 Beta Channel gets Taskbar, File Explorer improvements, and ISOs
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Google Chrome 101 is landing in the later hours of today. It is a milestone release because it contains the first implementation of Google's ad profiling mechanisms called the Topics API and FLEDGE.
Following the release of 100 major versions of Chrome, Google executives have penned their thoughts on their key learnings regarding performance, security, privacy, and more since 2008.
After being accused of throttling the performance of its devices for over 10,000 apps using the Game Optimizing Service (GOS), Samsung has indicated it will allow unlocking full performance.
Vodafone has been rolling out 4G technology on phone booths around certain areas to increase the capacity and performance of its network. These will help as customers continue to consume more data.
Samsung has been accused of throttling over 10,000 apps by explicitly naming them in its Game Optimizing Service (GOS). Popular apps include TikTok, Microsoft Office, Instagram, and more.
Chrome 98 will be arriving later today with support for a new color gradient vector font that Apple's WebKit team has expressed a dislike for. Chrome 98 also removes SDES encryption for key exchange.
Tesla is informing Model 3 owners that they will be getting less range than promised on their cars featuring the new AMD Ryzen powered infotainment systems due to high power consumption.
Krita 5 has been made available for download. It includes improved performance and will use up less RAM. The project is also launching the software on the Mac App Store making it easier to download.
This was a very eventful week in the Microsoft-verse due to a shock announcement from Google, Halo Infinite's release, and a major Dev Channel build, among many other things. Check out our recap here.
Microsoft has published a new capability in Edge DevTools in Edge 97, enabling developers to detect and further investigate DOM leaks in their applications that can result in performance degradation.
Firefox 95 is out with improved security and performance. On the security-front, Firefox 95 is hardened with RLBox to protect against vulnerabilities and Site Isolation is on for everyone too.
Microsoft has quietly introduced Super Duper Secure Mode in version 96 of its Edge browser. But what does it actually do and how do you enable it? Find out in our handy and concise guide today!
Chrome 96 is rolling out today with some performance improvements in page navigation and retention of PNG metadata in clipboard. It also faces some pushback from the Safari WebKit team.
Microsoft has revealed that thanks to a partnership with Epic Games, it has made the readiness of IntelliSense and semantic code colorization in Unreal Engine projects faster by an order of 18x.
Microsoft released its first-ever Patch Tuesday for Windows 11 yesterday and the new update seemingly makes the L3 cache latency on AMD Ryzen CPUs much worse than it already was before.
Microsoft recently began deploying HTTP/3 across Exchange Online front-door servers. Microsoft 365 customers can expect latency reductions of up to 67% when using services like Outlook.
OnePlus has admitted to throttling certain popular apps such as Facebook, Instagram, Chrome, Microsoft Office, and more on its OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro handsets. It says that it does this for optimization.
Calling it the biggest update to Outlook for Windows since 1997, Microsoft is rolling out some enhancements to the client which "dramatically" improve performance in shared calendars.
Google is improving the Play Console and introducing new metrics which will allow developers to better analyze their apps' store performance by comparing them to benchmarks set by similar apps.
Samsung's upcoming Note10 is reported to feature a Snapdragon 855 chipset. It is rumored that this variant will be exclusive to Verizon, while other carriers will sell an Exynos 9825 version.
Tesla has decided to stop selling the Standard Range variants of the Model X and Model S. With this decision, it's evident that the firm wants the Model 3 to be the main entry-level product.
Several Pixel owners on Reddit have reported that turning off Google's Digital Wellbeing - a feature designed to help users regulate screen time - has improved performance on their smartphones.
Clem Lefebvre has begun writing about Linux Mint 19.2, due for release in June. He has said that artwork, performance, and splitting Cinnamon into different processes are the main aims this cycle.
Although Apple discounted the cost of iPhone battery replacements at the end of 2017, it overlooked customers who had previously serviced their handsets. The company is now addressing this situation.
Several versions of the Linux kernel have been patched with Retpoline which was made by a Google employee to mitigate against Spectre while keeping performance levels the same as they were before.
Amazon Web Services customers have noticed an impact on their EC2 instances after Amazon rolled out a patch in December to rectify the Meltdown vulnerability. Amazon will help affected customers.
As a result of an admission earlier this week which partially confirmed a long-standing conspiracy about deteriorating performance on older iPhone models, Apple is now facing a class action lawsuit.
Some sleuthing by Geekbench and a number of Redditors seems to confirm the Cupertino giant is slowing older models of iPhones with new software releases due to deteriorating battery life.
Google has outlined several measures which it plans to undertake in the coming years which will see the Google Play ecosystem become more secure. The first of the changes will come in H1 2018.
Samsung has announced the mass production of its second generation DDR4 DRAM. The new chip has been manufactured to provide performance and energy efficiency increases over the first gen chip.
In order to address the notion that Apple slows down older models of the iPhone in order to tempt users to upgrade to the latest one, Futuremark performed an 18-month long study on iPhone performance.
After months of complaints regarding poor gaming performance in the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft has finally acknowledged the issue, stating that it is investigating the sources behind it.
Microsoft has conducted tests, such as the Weissman Score introduced by the TV show Silicon Valley, on Google's Brotli. It's endorsed the compression algorithm and announced an alpha preview for .NET.
The developer of Darksiders revealed their experience porting games to the latest console from Nintendo. According to the developer, the system isn't as easy to work with due to its power.
Google has announced several new features and updates for its Play Console, allowing developers to improve their app performance and marketing techniques, while aiding them in maximizing their reach.
Google says it's "made all apps faster by default" with no app changes needed; and along with faster boot times, it's also improving battery life and performance by putting limits on app activities.
Mozilla is working on a new performance preference for its settings menu which should come with or before the launch of the new Photon UI. The tab will let users alter the number of content processes.
It appears that the Windows Store version of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is plagued by performance issues, with many reviews claiming that the game crashes immediately upon launch.