Latest News - February 2017
- ASUS Showcases Silo Of AMD Ryzen Motherboards Ready For Battle
- Sony Launches World’s Fastest SD Cards With Scorching 300MB/s Reads And Writes
- Samsung Unveils Monster Exynos 8895 10nm FinFET Octal-Core SoC For Mobile Devices
- AMD Ryzen 7 1800X Overclocked On LN2, Smashes Cinebench R15 Record
- 90% Off The Ultimate Android N Development Bundle In The HotHardware Shop
- AMD Ryzen 7 1700X And 1800X Already Top Amazon’s Best Sellers Chart Thanks To Preorder Rush
- Qualcomm Updates Reference VR Headset Platform To Leverage Powerful Snapdragon 835
- T-Mobile Plans LTE-U Rollout To Boost Capacity And Speeds For Customers In Spring 2017
- NASA Astronomers Discover New Solar System Containing 7 Earth-Like Exoplanets
- NVIDIA Posts GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Countdown Teaser Ahead Of Next Week’s GDC Unveil
- Twitch Streamer Mysteriously Dies During 24-Hour Charity World of Tanks Gameathon
- Verizon Will Launch Fixed 5G Wireless Customer Trials In 11 US Cities This Year
- Samsung Flow Allows Galaxy Smartphones To Unlock Your Windows 10 PC With A Fingerprint
- Facebook In Talks With MLB To Live Stream One Baseball Game Per Week
All News for February 2017
As you’ve seen by our flurry over coverage over the past few weeks, enthusiasts are rightfully excited about AMD’s Ryzen processors. Just today, we’ve seen a Ryzen 7 1800X overclocked to over 5GHz, breaking a Cinebench R15 multi-core benchmark record in the process. But those fancy new Ryzen processors can’t strut... Read more...
Come springtime, Sony will release what it claims are the fastest SD cards on the market. It's new SF-G series will come in 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB flavors, with blazing fast write speeds of up to 299 megabytes per second along with slightly faster read speeds of up to 300 megabytes per second. What's more, Sony says... Read more...
Samsung today announced that it has begun mass producing its Exynos 9 series 8895 application processor (AP), the first processor chipset built on an advanced 10-nanometer FinFET manufacturing process. It is expected that the Exynos 8895 will find its way into one of the versions of Samsung's next flagship smartphone... Read more...
The excitement surrounding Ryzen is at a fever pitch, and for good reason—every indication up to this point is that Ryzen is the real deal and will make AMD competitive again in the high-end market. There is still another week to go before Ryzen reaches retail availability (the top three Ryzen CPUs are up for... Read more...
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AMD was hoping its Ryzen architecture would return the company to prominence in the enthusiast market and give power users something other than Intel brand chips to consider. The former remains to be seen, but the latter is already taking place. Following AMD's Ryzen Tech Day event yesterday in which the Sunnyvale... Read more...
Last year at IFA 2016, Qualcomm announced its Snapdragon VR820 reference platform for OEMs to produce their own standalone virtual reality head-mounted displays (HMDs). Qualcomm was able to snag four original design manufacturer (ODMs) in 2016 for VR820 and has another five lined up for 2017. Now, Qualcomm is ready... Read more...
Earlier this morning, we reported that Verizon is preparing to green light 5G wireless customer trials in the United States in mid-2017. T-Mobile isn’t quite ready to show its hand with regards to 5G wireless, but it is looking to extend LTE’s longevity with the launch of LTE-U this spring. LTE-U will allow... Read more...
Is there life life beyond our solar system? Will humankind be able to survive after our Sun has exploded? It appears that NASA may have a few answers for us. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration just announced that it has discovered seven earth-like exoplanets in a solar system far, far away. The planets... Read more...
It’s been a long time coming, but the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is almost here. We had originally hoped to see NVIDIA’s latest high-end gaming card at Consumer Electronics Show this past January, but it wasn’t meant to be. But NVIDIA today confirmed that its latest Pascal-based graphics card will be unveiled next... Read more...
Twitch streamer Brian “PoShYbRiD” Vigneault of Virginia Beach, Virginia was recently found dead during a 24-hour charity live stream. The Virginia Beach police recently stated that “there is no reason at this time to suspect foul play”. The thirty-five year-old leaves behind three children. Vigneault was streaming... Read more...
The last time we visited Verizon Wireless’ efforts to bring 5G connectivity to Americans, the company had completed its 5G radio specification. This crucial step allowed the company to form guidelines for hardware that will be validated for use on its future 5G network. Verizon began its own internal 5G wireless... Read more...
It looks as though Samsung is expanding the capabilities of its Windows 10 unlocking app. Called Samsung Flow, the main function of the app is to allow Galaxy smartphone owners to unlock their Galaxy TabPro S Windows 10 convertible using their phone's fingerprint scanner. It also allowed users to see phone... Read more...
Facebook sure has grown up over the years. What started as a "Hot or Not" clone for Harvard students has morphed into the world's biggest social media platform. To Mark Zuckerberg's credit, he's used the power of Facebook in a variety of useful ways, everything from advancing technology to bringing Internet access to... Read more...