Samsung producing first 512GB NVMe SSD in a single BGA package

Samsung producing first 512GB NVMe SSD in a single BGA package

Samsung have begun producing a better SSD BGA Package. Announced only today, they have shown a single BGA chip which has all the needed SSD components. A chip that measures only 20mm x 16mm.  Aimed squarely at making the choice of including an SSD in a device more flexible, they have managed to compress 18 ..

North American Speedrunner Assembly (NASA) Marathon 2016 (19th-23rd May)

North American Speedrunner Assembly (NASA) Marathon 2016 (19th-23rd May)

The inaugural NASA speedrunning event begins tomorrow. And I can already here you saying, another speedrunning marathon? This one is slightly different in its raison d’être, it is being run simply to showcase speedrunners, their talent and the tech in the games that are being played. Naegleria, the person behind the event is also attempting to be ..

Civilization VI !

Civilization VI !

  25 years on, who would have thought that Civilization would still be something getting new releases. 2K and Firaxis Games are celebrating the 25th anniversary of this legendary series with another installment Civilization VI is set to launch later this year on the 21st of October. The new installment will set to build on ..

Optoma BE6i Bluetooth headphones unveiled

Optoma BE6i Bluetooth headphones unveiled

A short while ago DavePlays.co.uk reviewed the very awesome NuForce NE800M in-ear headphones. Today, they have unveiled the NuForce BE6i wireless Bluetooth in-ear headphones for those that require something a bit less restrictive. They are IPX5 certified which means that they should be able to handle all but the worst conditions. They look like a ..

123-Reg deletes VPS data..

123-Reg deletes VPS data..

It’s not quite the hoax that other sites reported on a few days ago, but it seems that things went a bit wrong over the weekend for 123-Reg. As The Register calls it, a true TITSUP (Total Inability To Support Usual Performance) error has taken a number of 123-Reg’s VPS (Virtual Private Server) customers offline. ..

Humble telltale games bundle – Get your point and click itch fixed

Humble telltale games bundle – Get your point and click itch fixed

Before I start, I must mention again the SteamLibrary checker for Chrome. It helps you avoid purchasing a bundle where you already own most of the games. Anyway, telltale games have a Humble Bundle on the go at the moment, and for those of us that like the resurgence of point and click puzzlers it will contain ..

Two weeks left until Play Blackpool

Two weeks left until Play Blackpool

It is only a few short weeks until the RePlay events group take the show on the road again to Blackpool. Play Expo Blackpool is something I earmark in my calendar each year and I always aim to attend. Held in the Norcolympia Exhibition Centre, Play Blackpool is jam-packed full of retro gaming goodness and of course ..

Petya Ransomware’s encryption has been defeated (for now)

Petya Ransomware’s encryption has been defeated (for now)

It seems to be almost a weekly, if not daily, occurrence that a new piece of hideous cryptoware hits the internet. One such piece called Petya was released into the wild only a short while ago, and was one of the nastier implementations I had seen in a while. Petya imitates a CHKDSK scan, something ..

Big step forward for encryption – Thanks WhatsApp!

Big step forward for encryption – Thanks WhatsApp!

WhatsApp has taken the huge step forward for user privacy today. A year-long partnership with Open Whisper Systems has resulted in end-to-end encryption being implemented across the app; switched on for all users by default. Encryption has been a part of WhatsApp in some form for a while, but the main change for users now is that ..

FFXV (15) release date announced, Anime and Film tie-ins as well

FFXV (15) release date announced, Anime and Film tie-ins as well

Final Fantasy XV has finally been given a release date of September 30th on both the PlayStation 4 and XBOX One.This date was announced during Square-Enix’s live stream, Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV, which was a source of much information about the long-delayed game. What was originally going to be one of the many entries into in the ..

Flappy Bird in Super Mario World?

Flappy Bird in Super Mario World?

Yes, you read that right. Flappy Bird has been coded in Super Mario World – LIVE! Super Mario World is a game that has a few oddities. Firstly it is possible by performing a sequence of very precise in-game actions to allow you to take full control of the game itself. A number of very talented ..

Optoma unveil new improved uDAC5

Optoma unveil new improved uDAC5

A short while ago I reviewed the Optoma uDAC3 headphone amp. Today Optoma has released the new and improved uDAC5 (seemingly jumping over number 4?). It retains the minuscule size of the uDAC3 but has improved audio potential, greater power and performance due to its improved new innards. Find out more over at http://www.optomaeurope.com/soundproduct/uDAC5   Press Release: ..