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Zoinks! You do not need to be a member of the Mystery Gang to find the grooviest vacation spot. The iconic Scooby-Doo Mystery Machine was recently available to rent on Airbnb and it has already sold out. The Mystery Machine is stationed in Malibu, California. It is hosted by Matthew Lillard, the actor who played... Read more...
We know shopping for dads on Father's Day can be difficult. Plenty of dads love electronics and gaming, though. So with that in mind, we have some gaming laptop deals for all of those fantastic fathers out there... ASUS has been a leader in the PC market for decades. Pictured above, we have the 17.3" ASUS TUF Gaming F17 Laptop. Sporting Read more...
As of this posting it will be Father's Day tomorrow, and naturally there are some excellent deals available from Amazon this weekend. Fortunately for you, we have curated a few gems all in one convenient location here. First released in 2008, Beats By Dre burst onto the audio scene gaining massive popularity almost... Read more...
It's astonishing how far CPUs have come in just the last few years. After stagnating at 4 cores while slowly growing single-threaded performance for nearly a decade, mainstream desktop CPUs have seen explosive growth in both single- and multi-core performance recently thanks to renewed competition between Intel and... Read more...
A group of Senate Democrats are urging the Department of Commerce to establish uniform charger standards and "restore sanity and certainty" to purchasing electronic devices. The recommendation follows the European Union (EU) passing new rules concerning what type of charging port companies use with mobile... Read more...
Over the past year, much of the buzz surrounding Valve, the company behind Steam, has concerned the Steam Deck. However, despite the hype-filled launch of its handheld game console, it seems that Valve hasn’t forgotten about its other gaming device endeavor: virtual reality (VR). In fact, it appears as though the... Read more...
It has been 50 years since Atari was founded in 1972. So, what better way to celebrate that milestone than a brand new game that pays homage to many of Atari's original classics? A new game by Quebec based studio, iLLOGIKA, is not just a tribute to many classic Atari games, but also an upgrade to many of them as... Read more...
Almost four decades ago, the Commodore 64 arrived and left an indelible mark on home computing. Still today it is recognized as the best selling single-computer model of all time, with sales estimates of around 12.5 million units during its lifetime (some estimates are much higher but might be flawed). Now 39 years... Read more...
Samsung is once again being accused of cheating on benchmarks, but this time it involves the company's TVs. HotHardware previously reported on the company throttling performance in games and other applications on its Galaxy smartphones, while leaving benchmarking applications like 3DMark alone. It isn't unusual for... Read more...
TSMC revealed some key details about its upcoming nodes during its 2022 North America Technology Symposium, including its 3-nanometer roadmap and what's in store for its 2-nanometer process. Beyond the technical details, what's interesting about all this is seeing TSMC going on the offensive, so to speak, about it... Read more...
Snap is currently testing out a new paid subscription plan called Snapchat Plus. The new paid tier will give users early access to new features, as well as other abilities. Snapchat is a tremendously popular social network that allows users to send messages to others and use all sorts of different filters to create... Read more...
Generally speaking, if you want the brightest picture money can buy, mini LED is the way to go. But for the best overall image quality, including true black levels, OLED still holds the advantage. Obviously these blanket statements will vary by model, but for the most part OLED is still king. They're just relatively... Read more...
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory captured images of a speeding pulsar in the midst of an exploded star. The pulsar is estimated to be traveling at a speed of well over 1 million miles per hour (MPH). The stellar speedster captured by Chandra is one of the fastest objects of its kind ever seen, according to a... Read more...
In case you missed it, Intel this week released its first desktop Arc Alchemist graphics card, officially launching the A380 in China with a promise to "expand globally during the summer." Intel also posted an online quick start guide with a curious listing under the system requirements section—it calls for a 12th Gen... Read more...
Popular portrayals of hackers tend to show them as computer geniuses who use their elite technical skills to breach computer systems. However, in real life, bad actors often don’t bother to directly hack computer systems when they can access those same systems by hacking people instead. People are often willing to... Read more...
The AVX-512 instruction set has had a bizarre history. Originally introduced with Intel's Xeon Phi processors based on the "Knights Landing" design, it later found its way into the company's server processors starting with Skylake-SP in 2017. The first consumer processors to include AVX-512 were the laptop forms of... Read more...
An important part of qualification testing is running the processor through a wide variety of benchmarks and stress tests to make sure it performs properly in each workload. That's one reason that we constantly see "leaks" of new and upcoming processors as their work gets sorted into benchmark databases and filed in... Read more...
There's a good chance that you're running multiple operating systems across your various electronic devices. Perhaps Windows or macOS on your main desktop PC or laptop, and iOS or Android on your smartphone. And maybe your significant other is entrenched in a different ecosystem than you. Whatever the case, Microsoft... Read more...
Apple's Mac Studio is here and we've pitted it against Intel's powerful Dragon Canyon NUC small form factor PC. Which one is faster? What does power consumption look like? Join us as we talk PC vs Mac, along with AMD's recent Zen 4/5 and Radeon roadmap announcements, revisiting the Ryzen 6000 powered ASUS G14 laptop... Read more...
Japan this week passed amended legislation that could land a person in jail for up to a year for posting online insults. Prior to now, those who ran afoul of the law could be put behind bars for up to 30 days and fined 10,000 yen (around $75 in US currency). The fine has been increased as well, to 300,00 yen (around... Read more...
You don't necessarily need to upgrade your GPU for better gaming performance. On the software side, game patches and driver tuning can increase frame rates as well. As it applies to the latter, an upcoming driver release for AMD's Radeon graphics cards has been tested and found to deliver up to around a 54 percent... Read more...
The Mars Perseverance rover team at NASA found an unexpected piece of extraterrestrial trash as it roamed the Red Planet recently. But the litter is not as "alien" as one might think. When something is found on Mars that is not part of its natural environment, the first inclination is to be very excited. But as the... Read more...
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