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In an unprecedented move, NVIDIA "unlaunched" the "GeForce RTX 4080 12GB," leaving the extant GeForce RTX 4080—based on GA103, with 16GB of memory—as the singular GeForce RTX 4080 model. This was done pretty late, though, and those chips and even cards were already manufactured. It's a given that NVIDIA will re-launch... Read more...
The holiday season at the end of the year is a busy time for online shoppers, between taking advantage of the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and ordering gifts for friends and family. Sadly, threat actors have no qualms with taking advantage of the high volume of packages in transit during this time to... Read more...
Intel's had a history of experimenting with different types of voltage regulation when attempting to optimize the efficiency of its processors. The 4th-generation Core CPUs codenamed "Haswell" used a fully-integrated voltage regulator (FIVR) that was then dropped in the 6th-generation Skylake chips because it was too... Read more...
Cyber Monday is in full swing, but if you still have some Thanksgiving cleanup to do, perhaps the procrastination will pay off if you let a robot take care of some of it for you. We won't judge, but we do have a slew of offers available for some great robotic vacuums, check it out! The first item on our list, which... Read more...
A first glimpse at what is expected to be a next generation ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 gaming laptop has been shared online. Luckily, we have two perspectives of this attractive successor; the first comes from the description within a Korean regulatory body listing, the second from a claimed product picture. It is... Read more...
Japanese electronics and printer brand Epson has announced that it will ceasing global sales and distribution of laser printer hardware by 2026. The reason? The company wants to be more environmentally sustainable. According to the company, inkjet has greater potential to be more responsible to the environment than... Read more...
NASA's Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) has helped astronomers gain insight into finding the best explanation for how particles in jets perpendicular to black holes get accelerated to such high energies. The latest study explains that the best explanation for particle acceleration is a shock wave within the... Read more...
Twitter is still chugging along despite its shrinking workforce, and new owner Elon Musk continues to pop up and make promises almost whenever he's summoned. It can be hard to keep track of all the things Musk claims he's going to do, particularly since he started posting his every thought on Twitter. Now, the... Read more...
One of the biggest pain points of building a new PC around the latest generation hardware from AMD and Intel is buying DDR5 memory. Sure, you can get away with DDR4 RAM on Raptor Lake, but DDR5 is preferred and is outright required for Zen 4. The good news is pricing on DDR5 has been steadily declining. Even better, a... Read more...
It's predicted that this year's Cyber Monday shopping frenzy will set a sales record as retailers offer up aggressive discounts on all kinds of items. Whatever you're looking to buy, it's probably marked down today. That includes a plethora of storage and memory cards from SanDisk and Western Digital for your Nintendo... Read more...
While the weather outside might be frightful, the deals on Cyber Monday are quite delightful. Save up to 50% on Fire TV and Roku streaming devices and be sure to catch all the new shows this coming year. As more and more people cut the cable cord, many are turning to streaming devices such as the Fire TV Stick from... Read more...
If you are looking for a cell phone upgrade this holiday sales season, Google and its Pixel line might be a good place to start looking. Whether you buy through Google direct or on Amazon, there are some stellar Pixel 7 deals you can take advantage of right now, especially if you already have a Pixel 6. The first... Read more...
We are in full swing of the holiday shopping season, and by now most people have done their Black Friday deal scouring, gone through most of their Thanksgiving leftovers, and are ready to relax. That said, if you didn't take advantage of the deals Black Friday offered, Amazon's Cyber Monday offering is already... Read more...
Holiday savings continue beyond Black Friday with some stellar deals on Samsung Galaxy, Amazon Fire, and iPad tablets. No matter which platform you prefer, you are sure to find the perfect tablet on sale right now. Samsung is well-known for the incredible displays it packs into the Galaxy tablet lineup. The 12.4"... Read more...
For quite some time now—since the mid-1990s or thereabouts—there's been a significant split in the PC market between standard consumer desktops and workstation systems, also known as "high-end desktop" (HEDT) systems. HEDT machines, generally speaking, usually offer more high bandwidth connectivity, more cores, and... Read more...
Black Friday has come and gone, leaving a deluge of deals in its wake as we creep toward Cyber Monday and the start of the holiday season. Among them are several SSD deals, for an array of drives with varying capacities and at virtually every performance level. Up first, we have a smattering of 1TB SSDs in various... Read more...
The holiday shopping season is just getting started, and you can grab some killer deals on gaming monitors right now. Deals range from a 49-inch Samsung 4K monitor, to a much more affordable 27-inch Sceptre FHD monitor. The Samsung 49-inch Odyssey Neo G9 gaming monitor brings all your favorite games to life with... Read more...
Black Friday may be over on the calendar, but that doesn't mean Black Friday Deals are done. The day after Thanksgiving in the United States usually just marks the start of the holiday shopping season. So, we have a selection of great laptop deals you can still pick up for awesome discounts, check them out! We'll... Read more...
As you may well know, the original Nintendo Wii is based on fundamentally the same CPU as Nintendo's previous home system, the Gamecube. That's an IBM PowerPC chip known as "Broadway," which is essentially the same thing as the PowerPC 750CL. It's a 32-bit CPU that runs at 729 MHz, and is a very close relative to the... Read more...
Have you seen that GeForce RTX 4080? It's crazy stuff, and AMD's Radeon RX 7900 XTX looks like it'll be pretty incredible when it comes out in a few weeks, too. Those cards start at about $1,000 and go up from there, though. You can build a whole PC for that kind of money! Especially if you do a little digging for... Read more...
Researchers at the cybersecurity firm ESET have discovered an active Android malware campaign that began in January 2022. The campaign in question distributes spyware injected into legitimate VPN apps. The researchers have tied this campaign to an advanced persistent threat (APT) group known as “Bahamut.” Bahamut... Read more...
PC gamers and enthusiasts have long looked with envy at the pace of OLED screen adoption in the smartphone and TV markets. Now, at long last, OLED tech is being primed for PC with features such as deep blacks, fast refresh rates and response times, and the screen sizes and formats that are currently dominating at the... Read more...
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