Category: Hardware

Computing, Hacking, Hardware, Security

Intel to Make Chip With Built-In Spectre & Meltdown Malware Protection

March 19, 2018

Via: WebPro

In January of this year, the revelation of memory-related vulnerabilities known as Spectre and Meltdown rocked the entire computing world—everyone had been sitting on top of a potential landmine for decades that hackers could have taken advantage of. After the […]

Computing, Hardware

Samsung unveils 30.72TB SSD with blazing fast performance

February 26, 2018

Via: GSM Arena

Two years ago, Samsung unveiled a massive 15.36TB SSD and now it has doubled that storage in a single drive – the PM1643. It is a SAS drive with 30.72TB capacity that is built out of the latest V-NAND chips. […]

Computing, Hardware

Details emerge for Intel’s prototype discrete GPUs

February 21, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Intel made headlines in late 2017 after they hired AMD’s Raja Koduri to be their new lead GPU architect. This was followed with information that Intel was planning on developing a line of discrete GPUs. Japanese site PC.Watch has received […]

Computing, Hardware

Are Microsoft’s Surface devices starting to pose a real threat to MacBooks?

February 12, 2018

Via: Techradar

Microsoft has always been keen to promote its Surface range when it comes to comparisons with Apple’s MacBooks, for obvious reasons, but now it appears that users may be coming round to hold this opinion in some measure, as well […]

Computing, Hardware

Google Introduces Low-Priced Preemptible GPUs for Their Customers

January 11, 2018

Via: InfoQ

Google announces the beta release of Graphical Processing Units (GPUs) attached to Preemptible Virtual Machines (VMs) in their cloud Platform. Google Cloud Platform (GCP) customers can now attach NVIDIA K80 and NVIDIA P100 GPUs to Preemptible VMs for respectively 0.22 […]

Computing, Hardware

From domain-driven design to microservices

December 19, 2017

Via: Info World

As many of you may recall, the software design and architecture style known as service-oriented architecture (SOA) emerged in the mid 1990s. Since then, we have discovered better ways to build systems, including advances in cloud-based virtualization, continuous integration and […]

Computing, Hardware

Google Aims to Demonstrate Quantum Supremacy with a 50-Qubit Processor

December 11, 2017

Via: InfoQ

In a paper published in Nature, Google has revealed its plans to demonstrate that quantum computers can perform a computational task beyond the capability of a classical computer, a claim known as quantum supremacy. Key in Google’s plan is building a 50-qubit […]

Computing, Hardware, Software & Applications

The Changing Patterns of Technology Use

October 24, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), recently carried out an assessment of changing patterns in the use of hardware and software. The goal was to identify the extent to which various plant characteristics and policy environments correlate with […]

Computing, Hardware

The best keyboards of 2017: top 10 keyboards compared

September 25, 2017

Via: Techradar

Although we wouldn’t bank on seeing Intel’s 10nm Cannonlake processors until the end of 2018, the best keyboard is available right now. So, in the interim of CPU releases, you can be sure that your fingers are satisfied with a […]

Computing, Hardware

PS4 vs Xbox One: which is better?

September 6, 2017

Via: Techradar

Wow, the console market has gotten complicated hasn’t it? What started as a simple two horse race between the PS4 and Xbox One back in 2013 now consists of a massive six different pieces of hardware, and that’s not even […]