Macs now twice as likely to get infected by adware than PCs, according to research

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Macs now twice as likely to get infected by adware than PCs, according to research

There was a time when Mac computers were virtually invulnerable to malware. That safety has long been one of the major talking points for Macs over Windows PCs. But as time has gone on and malware detection on PCs has gotten much better, and Windows has gotten more secure, you're just as safe today using a PC over a Mac—and perhaps safer from certain kinds of malware.

79% of League of Legends players say they were harassed after a match ended, according to a community survey

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79% of League of Legends players say they were harassed after a match ended, according to a community survey

League of Legends' reputation for making people lose their cool during a game is well documented, but a surprising 79 percent of the 3,784 respondents to a recent community survey said that harassment continued after the match was over. Getting cussed out, being sent friend requests repeatedly, and, almost exclusively in the case of League's female players, being sexually harassed, were the most common forms of post-match toxicity.

The upcoming Core i7-10700K should easily outperform today's Core i9-9900K

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The upcoming Core i7-10700K should easily outperform today's Core i9-9900K

We're all waiting for Intel to transition its desktop CPUs to a 10-nanometer manufacturing process (assuming Intel doesn't skip it at this point), but in the meantime, it continues to tweak its 14nm node. The next round of 14nm desktop silicon is called Comet Lake-S. One of those parts, a Core i7-10700K, has made an appearance at 3DMark, and if the specs are accurate, it should have no trouble dethroning the best CPU for gaming, the Core i9-9900K.

Classic indie RPG Geneforge is being remastered

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Classic indie RPG Geneforge is being remastered

Spiderweb Software has returned to Kickstarter to fund its next RPG. The indie joint, founded by Jeff Vogel in 1994, has been consistently putting out complex, liberating RPGs that, you'll quickly notice, aren't exactly easy on the eyes. They're great, though, and the next one will revisit one of the most unusual outings: Geneforge.