Gigabyte Launches AMD X570S Motherboards: High Performance, Passive Cooling

Gigabyte Launches AMD X570S Motherboards: High Performance, Passive Cooling

Gigabyte has introduced a lineup of motherboards based on AMD’s X570S chipset that use passive cooling systems on their chipset and are therefore quieter than their predecessors. The platforms are aimed at high-end systems and therefore feature advanced voltage regulating modules, plenty of PCIe slots and advanced network connectivity.  Gigabyte’s AMD X570S lineup includes multiple high-end Aorus-branded…

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Oculus to Test In-Headset Ads in Select Games

Oculus to Test In-Headset Ads in Select Games

Looks like immersion doesn’t quite beat monetization — Facebook is going to start putting in-headset ads in certain Oculus games within the next few weeks. Welcome to the digital frontier! Instead of the Gateway Arch, we have a McDonald’s billboard. Don’t expect to have to karate kick pop-ups quite yet, though. According to a post…

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Vigilante Malware Blocks Pirated Software

Vigilante Malware Blocks Pirated Software

A piece of malware is spreading across the internet that doesn’t behave like your usual suspects. Strangely, this malware acts as a vigilante of sorts as the software prevents your system from accessing sites known for redistributing pirated data. BleepingComputer and Sophos News first reported on the malware. When run, the program modifies your computer’s…

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