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Category: Hardware


Computing, Hardware

Apple M1 Mac users complain of Bluetooth issues

November 25, 2020

Via: Mashable

Apple’s Macs with M1 processors — the new MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac mini — are causing Bluetooth-related headaches for some users. In a Reddit thread, several users said their Macs are having trouble pairing with certain Bluetooth […]


Computing, Data Management, Hardware

Brain researchers get NVMe-over-RoCE for super-fast HPC storage

November 25, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The Paris Brain Institute (ICM) has deployed an OpenFlex E3000 all-flash array from Western Digital with NVMe media and NVMe-over-Fabrics RoCE connectivity out to servers. The solution offered the twin benefits of being very fast – it’s not an ordinary […]


Computing, Hardware

Microsoft and Apple working on Xbox Series X controller support for iPhones and iPads

November 20, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft and Apple are working together so the new Xbox Series X and Series S controllers will work on iPhones and iPads. Currently, the new controllers are not officially supported in iOS or iPadOS, but Apple says “Microsoft and Apple […]


Computing, Hardware

Apple’s first-gen M1 chips have already upended our concept of laptop performance

November 19, 2020

Via: The Verge

Apple’s first M1 MacBooks are here, and the world of laptops has changed overnight. When Apple first announced that it would be transitioning its computers — specifically, the MacBook Air and entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro, its most popular PCs — […]


Computing, Hardware

Xbox Series X review: One small leap for one giant console

November 5, 2020

Via: Mashable

The Xbox Series X, that looming dark pillar, sits silently beside my entertainment console. Its square girth extends beyond the combined heights of an Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 stacked horizontally on top of each other by more than […]


Computing, Hardware

Good hardware features don’t require advanced technology, just clever designers

November 5, 2020

Via: The Verge

Hello again, friends. The Processor newsletter is back after a not-so-brief hiatus caused by the absolutely frenetic pace of hardware reviews this fall and a special run of Vergecast podcast episodes about those reviews. I’m really proud of those podcasts […]


Computing, Hardware

SteelSeries’ new Aerox 3 gaming mice are lightweight and water-resistant

October 29, 2020

Via: The Verge

SteelSeries’ new Aerox gaming mouse lineup marks a few firsts for the company. It claims both its $60 Aerox 3 wired mouse and the $100 wireless version that will be available on November 10th are the first gaming mice to […]


Computing, Hardware, Software & Applications

Nvidia pushes into a wider application ecosystem

October 29, 2020

Via: Info World

Nvidia is extending its solution footprint far beyond artificial intelligence (AI) and gaming, venturing broadly across the entire computing ecosystem into mobility and the next-generation cloud data center. Nvidia’s ambitions in this regard are clear from its pending acquisition of […]


Computing, Hardware

Microsoft made an Xbox Series X fridge that it’s giving away

October 28, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft first revealed the Xbox Series X nearly a year ago, and the internet went wild and immediately compared it to a fridge. A meme was born, and Microsoft embraced it to reassure us all that the Series X is, […]


Computing, Hardware

Microsoft extends Xbox Elite 2 controller warranty after hardware issues emerge

October 15, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is extending the warranty on its Xbox Elite 2 controller following complaints over hardware issues. “We’ve received claims that a small percentage of our customers are experiencing mechanical issues when using their Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2,” explains […]