Intel’s new ‘Single Customer’ Ice Lake Mobile CPUs: Are These in the Macbook Air?

It was recently brought to our attention that three new Ice Lake CPUs were listed on Intel’s online ARK database of products: the Core i7-1060NG7, the Core i5-1030NG7, and...

38 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 3/25/2020

Samsung to Produce DDR5 in 2021 (with EUV)

Samsung is on track to start volume production of DDR5 and LPDDR5 memory next year using a manufacturing technology that will take advantage of extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUVL). In...

20 by Anton Shilov on 3/25/2020

Samsung Reveals All-in-One Power Management ICs for Wireless Earbuds

Samsung has formally announced two new all-in-one power management integrated circuits (PMIC) developed specifically for "True Wireless Stereo" (TWS) devices (a.k.a. earbuds). The highly integrated PMICs are being touted...

14 by Anton Shilov on 3/24/2020

GOODRAM Announces Entry-Level PX500 SSDs: Bringing NVMe to Budget Drives

As more SSD manufacturers introduce their inexpensive NVMe PCIe drives, the market of entry-level SSDs is slowly but surely moving away from SATA altogether. Case in point this week...

14 by Anton Shilov on 3/24/2020

IBM & Partners to Fight COVID-19 with Supercomputers, Forms COVID-19 HPC Consortium

The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted multiple business events as well as high-tech product launches in the recent months and has all the...

22 by Anton Shilov on 3/24/2020

Computex 2020 Moved to September In Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Over the past month and a half, we’ve written about several technology industry trade shows that had been radically transformed, virtualized, or outright canceled due to the ongoing SARS-CoV-2...

4 by Ryan Smith on 3/24/2020

BenQ Unveils SW321C: A 32-Inch Pro Monitor with Wide Color Gamuts & USB-C

BenQ has introduced a new 32-inch professional-grade display designed for photographers and post-production specialists. Dubbed the SW321C, the monitor is for professionals who need wide color spaces like the...

26 by Anton Shilov on 3/23/2020

SMIC Details Its N+1 Process Technology: 7nm Performance in China

SMIC first started volume production of chips using its 14 nm FinFET fabrication process in Q4 2019. Since then, the company has been hard at work developing its next...

18 by Anton Shilov on 3/23/2020

Apple Now Offering Standalone Afterburner Cards for Mac Pro Upgrades

Aimed at very specific audiences, Apple’s Mac Pro clearly does not come at a price point that seems reasonable for an average person. Nonetheless, the features it has are...

11 by Anton Shilov on 3/23/2020

HTC & Valve Bundle "Half-Life: Alyx" With Vive Cosmos, Valve Index

Being, perhaps, the most anticipated virtual reality game to date, Valve’s Half-Life: Alyx is expected to greatly increase interests towards VR gaming and VR hardware. In a bid to...

17 by Anton Shilov on 3/23/2020

NVIDIA Intros DLSS 2.0: Ditches Per-Game Training, Adds Motion Vectors for Better Quality

While NVIDIA’s annual GPU Technology Conference has been extensively dialed back and the bulk of NVIDIA’s announcements tabled for another day, as it turns out, the company still has...

31 by Ryan Smith on 3/23/2020

HMD Debuts First Nokia 5G Smartphone: The Nokia 8.3 5G with 4-Module Camera

HMD Global has announced their first Nokia-branded 5G-enabled smartphone, the Nokia 8.3 5G. Based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G platform, Nokia is assembling a high-end smartphone that is designed...

39 by Anton Shilov on 3/20/2020

TerraMaster D5 Thunderbolt 3: A ‘Mega DAS’ with 5 Bays for 80 TB

TerraMaster this week introduced its first DAS featuring a Thunderbolt 3 interface. The D5 Thunderbolt 3 DAS with five bays is aimed at professionals who need a vast storage...

13 by Anton Shilov on 3/20/2020

Embedded 1.8-inch Zen PC: DFI Unveils Credit Card-Sized AMD Ryzen Board

DFI has announced what they consider the world’s smallest single-board computer (SBC) that uses on AMD’s Ryzen Embedded processor. The highly-integrated credit card-sized GHF51 motherboard can be used for...

40 by Anton Shilov on 3/20/2020

Logitech’s Combo Touch Keyboards, with Trackpad, for the 10.5-Inch iPad, Air and Pro

With Apple’s iPadOS 13.4 bringing trackpad support to the operating system, it was just a matter of time before third-party accessory manufacturers created new keyboards with a touchpad. Logitech...

12 by Anton Shilov on 3/20/2020

Quick Note: AMD Shows Off Raytracing on RDNA2

With today’s announcement from Microsoft of DirectX 12 Ultimate, both NVIDIA and AMD are also chiming in to reiterate their support for the new feature set, and to note...

100 by Ryan Smith on 3/19/2020

Microsoft Unveils DirectX 12 Ultimate: The GPU Feature Set For the Next Generation of Games

While the 2020 Game Developers Conference has been postponed, that thankfully doesn’t mean everything gaming-related for this spring has been postponed as well. As the saying goes, the show...

52 by Ryan Smith on 3/19/2020

SanDisk Launches Max Endurance microSD Cards: 3 to 15 Years Warranty

In a world where NAND storage density, capacity, and low cost matter the most, key metrics that take a back seat include endurance and retention rates. For users who...

22 by Anton Shilov on 3/19/2020

Apple Doubles Storage Capacity of Mac Mini Desktops

In addition to launching its new MacBook Air and iPad Pro, Apple on Wednesday refreshed its Mac Mini lineup of ultra-compact desktops. This time around, the company doubled storage...

18 by Anton Shilov on 3/19/2020

The Ultimate Tool for a WFH Lockdown : A 200,000 mAh Battery for 108hrs of Switch Gaming

Suoaki, a Japanese company, has released a semi-portable battery pack rated at 200,000 mAh or 720 Wh. With this battery, it should be capable of charging a laptop for...

37 by Anton Shilov on 3/19/2020
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