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Category: Hardware


Computing, Hardware

Apple launches new iMac with better display and 1080p webcam

August 4, 2020

Via: Mashable

It’s the return of the … iMac? Get it? Like the Mark Morrison song? Whatever, Apple made a new iMac and you can get it now. Specifically, Apple issued an almost entirely internal update to the 27-inch iMac. The company’s […]


Computing, Hardware

Apple’s Macs might get Face ID, as potentially revealed by code in macOS Big Sur

July 24, 2020

Via: The Verge

Many iPhone and iPad models let you unlock your device with your face using Face ID, but on a Mac, you still need to type in your password, set up your Apple Watch to auto unlock your Mac, or, depending […]


Computing, Hardware

Some Nest thermostats can no longer connect to the internet, so Google is replacing them

July 24, 2020

Via: The Verge

Some users of Nest thermostats can no longer control the devices remotely, and the issue is forcing Google to replace the devices entirely if otherwise standard troubleshooting fails. The issue, which began popping up on Nest forums as early as […]


Computing, Hardware

Google Launches the First NVIDIA Ampere A100 GPUs in the Cloud with Computing Engine A2 VMs

July 16, 2020

Via: InfoQ

In a recent blog post, Google announced the introduction of the Accelerator-Optimized VM (A2) family on Google Compute Engine, based on the NVIDIA Ampere A100 Tensor Core GPU. A2 provides up to 16 GPUs in a single VM and is […]


Computing, Hardware, Mobile, Smartphones

Smartphone chips could get significantly pricier as Arm ups licensing fees

July 16, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

If you were following the news surrounding Apple recently, you probably heard about the company’s plans to switch to Arm-based Mac computers. It’s a big deal because Arm chips are almost exclusively used for mobile devices right now and the […]


Computing, Hardware

Intel’s 3D-stacked Lakefield chips are here to take on ARM in laptops, tablets, and foldables

June 10, 2020

Via: The Verge

Intel’s 3D-stacked Lakefield processors are finally getting an official debut after months of previews, promising to bring a smaller, more versatile chipset option to hardware manufacturers for new ultraportable, foldable, and dual-screen devices in what might be Intel’s best answer […]


Computing, Hardware

Upgrade your at-home workspace on a budget with this Lenovo QHD monitor

May 28, 2020

Via: Mashable

All of the extra time you spend on your home computer these days, if you’re lucky enough to be working from home, might make you realize that it’s a bit outdated. You might have snagged a discounted laptop or PC […]


Computing, Hardware

Microsoft Surface Book 3 (15-inch) review: more power, more problems

May 27, 2020

Via: The Verge

I’ve been waiting for the Surface Book 3 for two and a half years. Microsoft’s 15-inch Surface Book 2 was largely just a refinement over the original model — released nearly five years ago — so I was really hoping […]


Computing, Hardware

Asus reveals new Google Meet videoconferencing hardware for offices

May 19, 2020

Via: The Verge

Asus has announced new videoconferencing hardware designed to run Google Meet meetings (via 9to5Google). The new gear includes a small computer that runs the calls, an external speaker, and, depending on which configuration you buy, you can also get a […]


Computing, Hardware

Nvidia’s first Ampere GPU is designed for data centers and AI, not your PC

May 14, 2020

Via: The Verge

Nvidia is unveiling its next-generation Ampere GPU architecture today. The first GPU to use Ampere will be Nvidia’s new A100, built for scientific computing, cloud graphics, and data analytics. While there have been plenty of rumors around Nvidia’s Ampere plans […]