Category archives for: PC Software

Microsoft Spectre Patch For AMD CPUs Is Now Live On Windows Update

The AMD-compatible Spectre fix for Windows 10 is now live and being distributed through Windows Update. When the Meltdown/Spectre vulnerabilities first surfaced, Microsoft was quick to respond by rolling out software mitigations in its operating systems. Unfortunately, the fixes in Windows 10 had an unintended consequence for some older AMD CPUs, making them unbootable. Microsoft […]

Microsoft Release a Windows Patch to Disable Intel’s Buggy Spectre Patch

Spectre and Meltdown are causing all kinds of headaches of everyone from Inttel to  PC gamers to IT Admins to Software firms. Hackign isn;t the main source of the pain,  its resulting patches to prevent thehacking from ever happening. The fixes and work-a-rounds have sucked!  Performance issues and random reboots have been the results for […]

Nvidia Releases 390.77 WHQL Game Ready Driver For Metal Gear Survive

Nvidia’s latest Geforce driver release, 390.77 WHQL, brings “Game Ready” pre-optimization for the upcoming Kingdom Come: Deliverance (launching February 13) and Metal Gear Survive (launching February 22). The “Game Ready” initiative attempts to deliver optimized drivers for games before they release. The company also said that Metal Gear: Survive will debut with support for Nvidia’s […]

Google Is Adding Support to Stop Ads from Following You Around the Web

Google said it is rolling out new controls for managing advertisements that appear in apps and on mobile web sites. The change will allow people to use the ad preferences settings to put the kibosh on reminder ads that often show up after user’s search for specific products. Google says the tool is first reaching the […]

Chrome Will Support HDR Video Playback

Google has provided an update on the progress it has made with the Chrome browser over the last year and offered a peek at some features that will arrive later this year. To start, Chrome now supports play/pause, rewind, and fast forward controls for audio and video. The browser handles picture-in-picture playback on Android, and improved […]

New GeForce Game Ready Driver for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Nvidia released its final GeForce Game Ready driver of the year. This new driver brings support for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds for Nvidia GPU owners. Those of you upgrading to the new GeForce Game Ready 388.71 WHQL driver can also expect  support for CUDA 9.1 and an updated SLI profile for Warframe. In addition to support for PUBG, this driver provides […]

Snapchat Debuts Lens Studio App – Lets Anyone Create Lenses

Snapchat today debuted Lens Studio, a desktop application that makes it easy for anyone to design and create Lenses for the Snapchat community. Snapchat says Lens Studio is free to Mac and Windows, and guides creative types through the process of animating their ideas for mobile devices. Artists can then use a special Snapcode to share […]

Paragon Releases Linux File Systems for Windows

Paragon Software has released  Linux File Systems for Windows. Now you can easily access disks and partitions formatted under the most common Linux file systems directly from your Windows PC. Linux File Systems for Windows supports Secure Boot protocol,so there’s no need to turn off the driver when working with Linux volumes. Features Create, read, […]

New Versions of Chrome Will Help Foil Unwanted Redirects

Google plans to add new safety features to its Chrome browser over the coming weeks that will address user complaints regarding several types of shady behavior. First, Chrome 64 will attempt to foil unwanted redirects. Google says the browser will show any and all redirects originating from third-party frames in a new infobar rather than allowing […]

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Adds Support for Destiny 2, Wolfenstein II, Assassin’s Creed: Origins

AMD today has released a new version of Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition version 17.10.2 before this week’s major releases. On top of Destiny 2 and Assassin’s Creed: Origins, AMD’s latest driver also supports Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. Machine Games’ latest title launches on Friday, just like Assassin’s Creed: Origins. AMD provided some numbers, specifically on the performance increase between […]

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