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Computing, Hardware

AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su talks new Ryzen 4000 chips and out-performing Intel

January 21, 2020

Via: The Verge

We’re still rolling out our Vergecast interviews from CES 2020 this month, and this week we have a chat with AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su. Dr. Su led AMD’s press conference live at CES in Las Vegas to reveal the […]


Computing, Hardware

Lenovo is building another standalone VR headset

January 17, 2020

Via: The Verge

Lenovo hasn’t made the best bets in virtual reality so far, but it seems like the company’s about to try again — according to a new FCC filing for the “Lenovo VR3030S,” which company docs identify as an upcoming standalone […]


Computing, Data Management, Hardware

Big storage meets cloud in the datacentre ‘as-a-service’ revolution

January 16, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

About a decade ago, the future looked set to be dominated by cloud storage and the cloud providers. The location of compute and storage was all set to be off-site – in the cloud – where it was easy to […]


Computing, Hardware

MSI’s Creator 17 is the ‘world’s very first’ Mini LED laptop

January 8, 2020

Via: The Verge

MSI is showing off its Creator 17 laptop at CES 2020, which it says is the “world’s very first” laptop to feature a Mini LED display. By using much smaller LEDs as a backlight, the laptop’s 17-inch 4K display can […]


Computing, Hardware

Samsung’s Odyssey G9 is the most extreme ultrawide gaming monitor

January 7, 2020

Via: The Verge

Samsung’s Odyssey G9 gaming monitor is an incredible thing to behold in person. It’s on the show floor at CES 2020, and pretty much everyone who sat in front of the 49-inch 1440p display was dazzled. You’re going to have […]


Computing, Hardware

Dell laptops will soon become a lot more friendly to iPhones

January 3, 2020

Via: Mashable

One big advantage of being in the Apple ecosystem is that all the gadgets work nicely together. But what if you like the iPhone but cannot stand the Mac? Soon, a Dell laptop might become a decent replacement for the […]


Computing, Hardware

Apple’s new Mac Pro is its most repairable device in years

December 17, 2019

Via: The Verge

iFixit has awarded Apple’s new Mac Pro a near-perfect 9 out of 10 score for repairability, dubbing the machine a “Fixmas miracle.” The repair specialists praised the computer for being easy to open, for having components that can be replaced […]


Computing, Hardware

Storage Performance Roundup: Mechanical Disk Drives to PCIe 4.0 SSDs and Everything In Between

December 16, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Computer storage has come a long way since our last roundup. We have new PCIe 4.0 SSDs, NVMe drives are becoming the de facto standard for new machines, and prices for legacy drives have plummeted. Rather than just focusing on […]


Computing, Hardware

Apple’s most expensive Pro Display XDR needs a special cloth to clean it

December 11, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The Pro Display XDR monitor comes with the option of adding a “nano-texture glass” coating for an extra $1,000. This is “etched into the glass at the nanometer level,” reducing reflectivity and maintaining contrast on the matte finish. However, such […]


Computing, Hardware

Ryzen 9 3950X vs. Core i9-9900KS Gaming, Feat. Tuned DDR4 Memory Performance

December 9, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Today we’re comparing the Ryzen 9 3950X and Core i9-9900KS in a massive number of games, using one of G.Skill’s most premium 16GB memory kits, the Trident Z Neo DDR4-3600 CL14. For those of you spending $600 or $750 on […]