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Corsair joined in the festivities at Computex 2024 with its new vision for the sim racing community. The company announced its upcoming Sim Rig, which can be customized to fit the driving style of individual sim racers. The idea of creating a customizable experience for its customers is not new for Corsair. The... Read more...
Stargazers who don’t normally get the chance to take in the beauty of an aurora may once again get an opportunity this month. The sunspot region responsible for last month’s tantalizing aurora is once again showing off, and experts say the next several years could see even bigger events. Last month people as far... Read more...
MSI is teasing several upcoming products at Computex, one of which is a second generation Claw handheld game console based on chips featuring Intel's newly announced Lunar Lake architecture. More than just a processor swap, the next version of the Claw, which is currently dubbed Claw 8 AI+, brings a bigger 8-inch... Read more...
As a current owner of Sony's PlayStation VR2, I have mixed feelings about this device. On the surface, it has a lot of great features and looks great when gaming. Unfortunately, a fairly limited game library for it on the PlayStation 5 has left playability wanting. Fast forward to now, however, and Sony has announced... Read more...
It was the case for a very long time that if you were buying a laptop, you were almost assuredly getting an Intel processor. Sure, AMD was around, and there have always been Macbooks, but both were niche products at opposite ends of the market for ages. For the overwhelming majority of users, only Intel offered the compelling combination of... Read more...
Intel Xeon 6 Series Processors Intel is launching the first wave of next-generation Xeon 6 6700E-series processors today, based on Sierra Forest, featuring up to 144 E-cores per socket. Many More Cores Per Socket Power Efficiency Improvements Big Performance Gains Over 5th Gen New, Updated IO Tile Increased Bandwidth... Read more...
Microsoft has put an expiration date on Windows 10—in a mere 16 months, the aging OS will run out of support. That's a problem for Microsoft as the majority of Windows users are still on version 10. The company is apparently hoping to annoy Windows 10 users into upgrading with a number of new nag screens, but it's... Read more...
After teasing a refresh to its ROG Ally gaming handheld, ASUS at Computex officially unveiled the ROG Ally X, an upgraded console with more storage, faster RAM, longer battery life, and better cooling, to name some of the highlights. What hasn't changed is the AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme processor, though that was never a... Read more...
Tesla does a lot of things right, but when it comes to safety and recalls, the much-envied automaker also leads the pack. We're sure it's not a statistic it revels in, but the fact is, it's only June and so far Tesla tops the charts with more than 2.5 million vehicle recalls, this time thanks to a recent seat belt... Read more...
With Computex 2024 well under way, the barrage of AI-themed technology products continues to come at a rapid pace. ASUS is no stranger to both gaming and productivity laptops, which are key markets for the new push into AI. Microsoft recently announced a series of new Copilot+ PCs, such as the Surface Pro, to reign in... Read more...
A new report has shown that Samsung is no longer leading in the foldable smartphone market in the first quarter of this year—the title now belongs to Huawei. While that's hard to fathom for those of us in the U.S., seeing how the Korean brand performed compared to other brands globally paints a stark picture. Let's... Read more...
China reported that its Chang’e 6 spacecraft landed on the far side of the Moon over the weekend. The spacecraft was reported to touch down in the South Pole-Aitken Basin, where it aims to collect precious rock and soil from the region. If successful, the Chang’e 6 spacecraft will be the first ever to collect rock... Read more...
Today marks the official start of this year's week long Computex event, which runs through Friday, but some major announcements already came pouring in over the weekend. Notably, NVIDIA unveiled new SFF-ready guidelines focused on compact, high-end GeForce RTX gaming setups, along with a bunch of other AI-oriented... Read more...
It's midnight right now in your author's native Texas, but it's only 1:00 PM in Taiwan, and not long before, AMD wrapped up the opening keynote for this year's Computex Taipei. We've already covered numerous announcements made during the keynote, including the Ryzen 9000 desktop CPUs, the Ryzen AI 300 mobile... Read more...
The PC scene is really heating up. With Arm-based processors from Qualcomm and Apple offering stark competition against the conventional x86-64 world, and with AI being such a focus of so many players, we've got hybrid machines with three, four, or five different types of processors on board and all sorts of hardware... Read more...
Whether you knew you needed it or not, locally-hosted AI is the next big thing in PCs, and AMD is at the forefront of this movement. The company was first to market with consumer processors sporting AI-accelerating Neural Processing Units (NPUs), and it's now on its third generation of processors for "AI PCs." That's... Read more...
AMD disclosed a plethora of details during the Computex 2024 opening keynote regarding upcoming desktop and mobile processors in the Ryzen 9000 and Ryzen AI 300 families, respectively, along with a new dual-slot Radeon Pro W7900WS to facilitate multi-GPU configurations in professional workstations. In addition to... Read more...
AMD released an array of professional workstation GPUs in 2023, with the powerful flagship Radeon Pro W7900 sitting at the top of the heap. You can read our in-depth review of the GPU right here. The Radeon Pro W7900 has a similar GPU configuration to the consumer-class Radeon RX 7900 XTX, with the same 96 unified... Read more...
NVIDIA showed off an array of RTX-equipped Copilot+ PCs from ASUS and MSI that feature discrete GeForce RTX 40-series GPUs at this year’s Computex keynote. Alongside the RTX AI laptops, the company also introduced the NVIDIA RTX AI Toolkit, Project G-Assist, and more. GeForce RTX Equipped Copilot+ PCs Microsoft... Read more...
Among the several announcements NVIDIA is making at Computex this year, one that will be of interest to fans of compact gaming builds is a new set of "SFF-ready" guidelines for both GeForce graphics cards and desktop cases. The idea behind the guidelines is to make it easier for do-it-yourself (DIY) system builders... Read more...
It's a pretty solid bet that GTA VI is not coming to PC on release, but what about later? Neither Rockstar nor Take-Two has said anything on the topic. We could infer from history that the game will hit PC a year or more after the console launch, but if that's the case, Strauss Zelnick isn't saying so—but he also... Read more...
NASA and Boeing are scheduled to launch the first Starliner crewed mission to the International Space Station (ISS) later today. The spacecraft is scheduled to launch aboard a ULA Launch Atlas V rocket, along with astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams at approximately 12:25pm ET. It has been a rough go for... Read more...
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