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Apple is making preparations for its annual Worldwide Developer Conference, otherwise known as WWDC, which will run several days in June—it gets underway on Monday, June 10 and commences through Thursday, June 14, 2024 at Apple Park in Cupertino, California. It's an in-person event, though Apple will also host a... Read more...
While most of the excitement surrounding Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) is about how it will integrate AI into its product lineup, the company will also be debuting a new password management app. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman says this new feature will be included in the upcoming releases of iOS 18 iPadOS... Read more...
Microsoft is somewhat pulling in the reins on its Recall feature, which is a key part of the company's Copilot+ initiative for next-gen PCs (starting with Snapdragon X Elite/Plus systems). In theory, Recall is supposed to make life easier for users by helping to find things by continually taking snapshots of content... Read more...
As the Sun reaches the peak of activity in its 11-year solar cycle, the possibility for impressive aurora in the night sky will increase. With the boost in solar activity, the chance of another spectacular aurora light show like the one last month that reached as far south as Florida is possible in the coming weeks... Read more...
Microsoft is bringing its own AI based super resolution technique, dubbed Automatic super resolution (Auto SR), to the masses by baking it right into Windows. Like other solutions from AMD, Intel and NVIDIA, Microsoft's solution takes a game rendered at a lower resolution and upscales it using AI-powered algorithms to... Read more...
There were a whole bunch of brand-new laptops at Computex sporting fresh AMD and Intel silicon, but of course, con-goers aren't supposed to put hands on them, run benchmarks, and upload them to the internet. So we didn't—but a few naughty attendees did, and today we're looking at one such "leak" from a user on... Read more...
Google rolled out its AI-infused Magic Editor within its Google Photos app to owners of the Pixel 8 and 8 Pro smartphones last year. Now, the tech giant says it is gradually rolling out to Pixel 6 and 7 phones, other Android phones, and even iPhones. According to Google, Magic Editor allows users to make complex... Read more...
AMD's 3D V-Cache is a prime example of a technology with a singular purpose. It sounds obvious: to improve effective memory performance, triple the size of your L3 cache. There was a lot of very smart engineering that went into making that possible, and the results speak for themselves, with huge gains in gaming... Read more...
Adobe rankled creators this week when it prompted Photoshop users to agree to new terms of service. The mandatory policy included some troubling provisions about Adobe's supposed ownership of user content, and prompted fears that the work of creators would be fed into the company's AI models. Adobe has issued a... Read more...
Geekom A8 Mini-PC with Ryzen 9 8945HS: $849 As Tested (Sale Price) use code HOTHRDA8 for 5% extra OFF Geekom has updated to its sleek aluminum 4x4 Mini-PC with one of AMD's 8C/16T Hawk Point processors with Radeon 780M graphics, ample DDR5 memory and PCIe Gen4 storage. Current flagship AMD mobile... Read more...
If you're running a discrete graphics card for your desktop gaming PC (or any type of PC), there's a strong chance that it sports an NVIDIA GPU. That's just based on the latest shipment and market share figures shared by Jon Peddie Research (JPR), which show NVIDIA increasing its dominance in the add-in board (AIB)... Read more...
Computex 2024 has brought with it a wide range of tech products, including ever important monitors. Among them, ASUS has unveiled a stunning 8K mini LED monitor geared squarely at professionals. While you may salivate at the thought of 8K gaming, the pure hardware demands supersede even NVIDIA's flagship GeForce RTX... Read more...
Hogwarts Legacy was a record breaking launch for Warner Bros, as it raked in $850 million in revenue during its first two weeks of sale. While devs have had ample to time to work through the bugs at launch, players still clamored for a Photo Mode to capture all the breathtaking scenery the game offers. Well, Warner... Read more...
Club Penguin, an online multiplayer game (MMO) that was in operation for over a decade, has such a dedicated fanbase that they were willing to hack Disney for more information regarding the game. Disney had shut down the MMO in 2018, however, the game continues to live on as players run and maintain private servers... Read more...
HTC is apparently getting ready to make a glorious comeback into the realm of smartphones, a sector it never truly abandoned but hasn't been active in for a very long time. Teased on a post on X/Twitter, the official account for HTC posted a side shot of a mysterious smartphone hovering in a space-themed background... Read more...
Following two aborted launch attempts, NASA finally launched Boeing’s Starliner on an Atlas V rocket this week. Just one day later, SpaceX completed its fourth test launch of its Starship spacecraft. While the two spacecrafts may sound similar, they are actually have different purposes for furthering space... Read more...
Computex 2024 was full of big announcements, like new desktop chips from AMD, new laptop chips from Intel, new handhelds from nearly everyone, and all kinds of cool hardware. It might not be as exciting as new CPUs, but it'd be a shame to overlook G.SKILL's booth at the Taiwan trade show, because the memorable memory... Read more...
Micron just announced that it is now sampling GDDR7 SDRAM to customers. This means that if you are building products that can make use of bleeding-edge memory technology, the fastest RAM in the world is available to you for testing and implementation. Micron says that the new products will become available in volume... Read more...
We have a presence at Computex this year (everyone wave 'Hi' to President and Editor-in-Chief Dave Altavilla), and so we're getting to see the first wave of Copilot+ laptops in person. To say they're gorgeous would be an understatement. These are all premium, high profile models from each brand's thin and light... Read more...
Some four decades ago, developers of the game Tarzan for the ColeVision console were ready to release a version for the Atari 2600, but it never saw the light of day. Why? Crummy timing, for the most part—the infamous video game crash of 1983 upended the industry for a spell, and games like Tarzan fell by the wayside... Read more...
Canon has unleashed its new EOS C400 full-frame cinema camera and CINE-SERVO lens. The company also announced its first Mount Adapter PL-RF, and an RF-mount version of the award-winning CINE-SERVO 17-200mm cinema lens. The 6K full-frame EOS C400, with back illuminated CMOS sensor, comes packed with a triple-base... Read more...
Carl Pei's at it again. The Nothing CEO is now building hype behind how the AI user experience might look like on the next Nothing Phone (3). He claims that it'll be different from other brands that are just slapping AI powers onto their products with little cohesion between user, apps, and device. On the surface, it... Read more...
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