Latest News - April 2018
- T-Mobile And Sprint Reportedly Close To Sealing Merger Deal To Shakeup Wireless Market
- Microsoft Unveils Lara’s Next Adventure In Shadow Of The Tomb Raider Trailer
- HotHardware, AMD And Corsair Spring Fling Raven Ridge Gaming System Giveaway!
- Microsoft Posts Big Earnings Gains In All Business Units, Surface And Azure Cloud Booming
- Here's What's New In Microsoft's Windows 10 April 2018 Update That Arrives 4/30
- Why Is Apple Discontinuing AirPort Routers In The Era Of The Connected Home?
- PS4 Shipments Reach 79 Million As Sony's Gaming Success Soars
- Chinese Smartphone Market Declines To Levels Not Seen Since 2013
- Amazon Is Raising Its Yearly Prime Membership Price To $119
- Snap's Second-Gen Spectacles Bring Welcome Improvements Over Troubled Predecessor
- Researchers Discover Breakthrough Material That Could Enable Powerful Next-Gen Quantum Computers
- AMD 7nm Vega Radeon Instinct GPU AI Accelerators Enter Lab Testing
- Double Kill Internet Explorer Zero-Day Exploit Reportedly Wreaking Havoc With Targeted Attacks
- 2.5 Geeks 4/26/18: 2nd Gen Ryzen, Dell Gaming Rigs, LG G7, Samsung SSD 970, Windows 10 April Update
All News for April 2018
For what feels like the millionth time, T-Mobile and Sprint are reportedly once again in talks about a possible merger, and this time it sounds like they're actually making progress. It's said the two wireless carriers might even come to terms on a deal as early as next week, though we have learned that it when comes... Read more...
It's often said that 'hell hath no fury like a woman scorned', and guess what? Lara Croft is looking pretty damn scorned in a new extended trailer by Square Enix showcasing her next adventure, Shadow of the Tomb Raider. The Tomb Raider protagonist has always been a badass, of course, but Shadow of the Tomb Raider... Read more...
What better way to usher in the Spring season, and all of the great weather that comes along with it, than to give away an awesome PC rig, designed to keep you inside and gaming as long as possible? HotHardware has teamed up with our friends at AMD and Corsair to put together a fantastic gaming system giveaway... Read more...
Microsoft was once heavily criticized for deciding to sell its own hardware, and specifically the Surface. From the outside looking in, observers (and even Microsoft's own hardware partners, such as Acer) thought Microsoft was getting in over its head and underestimating how difficult it would be to compete in that... Read more...
As we've reported previously, there's been a lot of confusion surrounding Microsoft's next big feature release for Windows 10. Fromquestions surrounding its name, to a last-minute bugthat delayed its release, to uncertainty about its actual arrival date. However, Microsoft today brought some much-needed clarity to the... Read more...
Apple is discontinuing its line of wireless routers, including its AirPort Extreme base station and AirPort Express, both of which support simultaneous dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity and can be configured and managed through an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC. It's a somewhat surprising move when there is... Read more...
Sony this week gave up some details on its gaming business while presenting its financial results for the recently completed quarter. The highlight of the announcement was that Sony shipped 19 million PS4 consoles for fiscal 2017. That is about a million its less than it shipped in fiscal 2016, but it was enough to... Read more...
Many smartphone makers have seen China as their key market for growth over the last few years. Chinese consumers have been gobbling up smartphones despite the booming black market in the country for devices like iPhones. That black market is so robust that smugglers had taken to flying iPhones in by drone. Canalys has... Read more...
If you're an Amazon Prime subscriber, then we've got some bad news for you. Amazon is once again raising the price of its yearly Prime membership. Starting May 11th, a Prime membership will cost $119, which is $20 increase from the current $99. Renewals for existing customers will stick to the same $99 price through June 16th. After that date, Read more...
Do you find it inconvenient to reach into your pocket and grab your phone to capture a special moment? Snap’s Spectacles may your answer. Snap (formerly Snapchat) is back with its second generation of Spectacles and have made a number of improvements to the original model. The first generation of Spectacles were a... Read more...
Researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) have announced that they have created a new material that is a key step in creating the next generation of supercomputers. These next-generation quantum computers will be far faster than current supercomputers while consuming much less energy. The scientists on the... Read more...
AMD's current generation Vega graphics architecture – which powers its Radeon RX Vega family of graphics cards -- is based on a 14nm manufacturing process, but the chip company is already moving along with next generation process technology. During the company's conference call with analysts following its Q1 2018... Read more...
If you are [for some bizarre reason] still running Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser, you might want to take notice of a new zero-day vulnerability that is making the rounds around the globe. The exploit is called "Double Kill" and was discovered by Chinese security firm Qihoo 360. Qihoo 360 thankfully isn't... Read more...
In this episode of HotHardware's Two And A Half Geeks, Dave, Marco and Chris run down Tech's biggest headlines from the last week or so, including AMD's 2nd Gen Ryzen processors, Dell's new Gaming Notebooks and the monster new config of the Alienware Area-51, LG's G7 ThinQ super-phone, Samsung's hot new SSD 970 Pro... Read more...