fortnite item shop: crash test dummy skin available

With the arrival of cars in Fortnite, it only makes sense that Epic would add a new skin to the item shop to celebrate (and maybe encourage players to drive with reckless abandon). (Image credit: Epic Games) The appropriately titled “Dummy” skin dropped...

AMD Ryzen 4000 test chips already look to be as fast as Zen 2

Hot on the heels of the growing number of ‘Renoir’ APU rumours, the interwebs are warming up to the idea of the first sighting of Zen 3, with some details of ‘Vermeer’ beginning to raise their pretty little heads.  Before getting on to...

PUBG adds bots and ranked mode to the test server

Bots are heading to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, making their way over from the console version. They’re part of the 7.2 update, which appeared on the test server today.  They’ll be cropping up in matches in the test server from May 14, but other...

McAfee aced a Windows PC performance impact test, are you surprised?

In earlier days, I used to test and review internet security suites for Maximum PC, usually in the form of annual roundups. During that time, I witnessed firsthand a concerted effort by major AV makers to optimize their software to have less of a performance impact on...