Latest News - June 2019
- ORIGIN PC EVO17-S Laptop Review: Powerful, Thin GeForce RTX-Powered Gaming
- AMD Patches EPYC CPU Secure Encrypted Virtualization Exploit That Could Leak Secret Keys
- Microsoft Once Again Distances Cortana AI Assistant From Windows 10
- AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 16-Core Zen 2 CPU Hits 5.4GHz Overclock Breaking More Records
- EVGA GeForce RTX 2060 Super And RTX 2070 Super Gaming Cards Leak Early Priced From $500
- Apple Music Climbs Past 60 Million Subscribers In Battle With Spotify
- Famed Apple Designer Jony Ive Leaves Company After Nearly 30 Years
- Mozilla Firefox Fenix Preview For Android Hits Public Beta, Faster And Completely Revamped
- Apex Legends Season 2 Battle Charge Launch Trailer Teases Wicked Flyers And Big Changes
- 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Rolls 707 HP And Sexy Widebody Love Handles
- Sony Opens Xperia 1 4K Smartphone Preorders With Free Bundled XM3 Headphones
- 2.5 Geeks: 2TB Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus, Galaxy S10e, HP Omen X Emperium 65, TheC64 & More!
- Pentagon Has A Frickin' Laser That Can Identify People By Heartbeat From Two Football Fields Away
- No, Facebook Is Not Listening To Your Conversations But Here's Why It Seems Like It
All News for June 2019
The EVO series is a member of Origin's thin-and-light family of gaming laptops. The words "thin-and-light" aren't often used when describing powerful gaming laptops, but considering Origin has managed to squeeze both an Intel 9th generation 6-core processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX series GPU into the EVO17-S, a... Read more...
AMD has begun pushing out a firmware fix for its EPYC server processors that addresses the way the chips provide Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV). Left unpatched, an attacker could leverage the vulnerability to recover a secure key, which could then be used to access an isolated virtual machine (VM) on a targeted... Read more...
When Microsoft launched the Windows 10 May 2019 Update last month to the public, one of the big changes came with how the Cortana virtual assistant is presented to the user. Previously, Cortana and Search were fused together in the taskbar. However, the May 2019 Update separated the two so that they could be further... Read more...
AMD's Ryzen 9 3950X hasn't even been officially released yet, but the processor is already making waves in the enthusiast community and breaking world records while overclocked. The Ryzen 9 3950X has 16 cores/32 threads, and boasts a base clock of 3.5GHz and a boost clock of 4.7GHz. However, as we've seen in... Read more...
Surprise! Amazon is taking preorders for a pair of "Super" variants of NVIDIA's GeForce RTX series graphics cards that have not yet been officially announced. They include the EVGA GeForce RTX 2070 Super XC Gaming and EVGA GeForce RTX 2060 Super XC Ultra Gaming, priced at $599.99 and $499.99... Read more...
Apple has had a big week, most notably its famed designer Jony Ive has left the company to join his own design firm. Apple has also announced that its Apple Music service has now passed 60 million subscribers. That number come from Eddy Cue in an interview given this week with a French news site. It appears that... Read more...
Sir Jony Ive, who has been with Apple for nearly three decades, is officially saying goodbye to the company. Ive landed at Apple in 1992, took over the reigns as head of the company’s design efforts back in 1996, and has been instrumental in Apple’s iconic designs like the original iPod, the iPhone and the Apple Watch... Read more...
Most Android users simply use Google Chrome by default for their browser because it's there and well, it works. However, there are plenty of alternative browsers out there for the Android platform including Firefox, which is getting a big update today. The new browser is being dubbed the Firefox Preview in its... Read more...
Apex Legends is set to launch Season 2 soon and with the new season will come some big changes to the game. The launch trailer for Season 2 has landed, and it teases that "Kings Canyon will never be the same." We see in the still shot for the trailer the dragons, which have been dubbed Flyers. We also see the giant... Read more...
The Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is a known quantity around these parts, mainly because of its positively monstrous supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine that pumps out 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. All of that power is sent to the rear wheels which will quickly turn into a smoky mess if you want to do some glorious... Read more...
Sony unveiled its Xperia 1 smartphone back in February, and the big claim to fame for the device was its 4K display. Several months later, the smartphone is finally up for preorder, and according to Amazon, the Xperia 1 will ship July 12. There is still a big catch to the Xperia 1 in that Sony doesn't have the best... Read more...
In this episode of HotHardware’s Two And Half Geeks Podcast, Marco and Dave chat about the beefy 2TB Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus, Samsung's more cost-efficient Galaxy S10e, HP's MONSTER Omen X Emperium 65 Gaming display, TheC64 -- a full-sized Commodore 64 reboot and more! Show Notes: 05:01 - Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus... Read more...
You may not realize it, but your heart is unique. Not only that, but what makes it unique to you is something the Pentagon can now detect from over 200 yards away with a frickin' laser beam. It's not attached to a shark (sorry, Dr. Evil), but the prototype laser, called Jetson, is impressive nonetheless. Why... Read more...
Facebook is definitely tracking us in ways that allow it to deliver targeted advertising, and in some instances, it feels like the social network is granting itself a frighteningly large amount of access to our daily lives. Be that as it may, Facebook is not listening to our conversations and then hitting us with... Read more...