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Boomer Humor Was Wrong: Video Games Might Make Kids Smarter
Boomer Humor Was Wrong: Video Games Might Make Kids Smarter

A new study suggests that playing video games can actually make kids smarter! We asked one of the study's authors to help us understand why.

Microsoft Declares Windows 11 Ready For ‘Broad Deployment’
Microsoft Declares Windows 11 Ready For ‘Broad Deployment’

Microsoft is finally ready to deploy Windows 11 on a broad scale, so like the G-Man said at the end of Half-Life, "It's time to choose."

MSI Concept ‘Project Zero’ Motherboard Has No Visible Connectors
MSI Concept ‘Project Zero’ Motherboard Has No Visible Connectors

MSI appears to be working on its own "no visible cables" design with a custom Z690 motherboard.

MSI Yanks Video Showing Off AMD’s New AM5 Socket (Updated)
MSI Yanks Video Showing Off AMD’s New AM5 Socket (Updated)

An AMD Zen 4 CPU has made its first "live" appearance in a short demonstration video from MSI. It's not much but we'll take what we can get this far out from launch.

Activision Blizzard Employees Are Joining a Union
Activision Blizzard Employees Are Joining a Union

A majority of QA testers from Raven Software, an Activision Blizzard subsidiary, voted earlier this week to join the Game Workers Alliance.

Microsoft Announces ARM-Based Mini Desktop PC, ARM-Native Dev Tools
Microsoft Announces ARM-Based Mini Desktop PC, ARM-Native Dev Tools

Windows on ARM is a reality, though not an extremely widespread one. Microsoft's new Project Volterra might not change that, but this tiny ARM-based desktop PC could be the start of something big.

Dolphins Recognize Companions By the Taste Of Their Urine
Dolphins Recognize Companions By the Taste Of Their Urine

Earlier this week, we found out that bottlenose dolphins self-medicate by rubbing their bodies against coral. But this sea creature’s peculiar intelligence doesn’t appear to stop there.

Microsoft Will Let Developers Make New Windows 11 Widgets Later This Year
Microsoft Will Let Developers Make New Windows 11 Widgets Later This Year

Microsoft revealed its widget plans at the Build conference this week, saying there will be a third-party API for widgets that can run alongside traditional win32 or modern PWA apps.

Corsair Launches AMD-Powered Voyager Notebook With Built-In Streaming Controls
Corsair Launches AMD-Powered Voyager Notebook With Built-In Streaming Controls

Corsair is looking to appeal to gamers who also stream with its very first notebook, the Voyager a1600.

‘AMD Advantage’ Mobile Gaming Platform to Include ‘Smart’ Technologies
‘AMD Advantage’ Mobile Gaming Platform to Include ‘Smart’ Technologies

AMD is attempting to redefine high-end mobile gaming with its AMD Advantage branding for notebooks.

NASA Warns This Sulfurous, Acidic ‘Sharkcano’ Is About to Erupt
NASA Warns This Sulfurous, Acidic ‘Sharkcano’ Is About to Erupt

Who needs a sharknado when we have an actual sharkcano? Yes, you read that right. It's a submerged arc volcano, full of sharks. And NASA scientists are warning that it's about to erupt.

MSI Yanks Video Showing Off AMD’s New AM5 Socket
MSI Yanks Video Showing Off AMD’s New AM5 Socket

An AMD Zen 4 CPU has made its first "live" appearance in a short demonstration video from MSI. It's not much but we'll take what we can get this far out from launch.