Latest News - July 2019
- Gigabyte Aorus X570 Motherboard And PCIe 4.0 SSD Preview: Ready To Rock Ryzen 3000
- Dell Unleashes XPS And Alienware Laptop Black Friday In July Deals To Counter Prime Day
- Apple’s Base 2019 MacBook Pro Teardown Reveals Bigger Battery, Worse Upgradability
- Google Jumps Back Into Social Networking Fray With Shoelace
- Amazon Reportedly Cooking Up 'Vesta' Alexa Home Robot And Premium Echo Speaker
- Minecraft Earth AR Gaming Experience Hits Beta, Here's How To Register
- AMD Radeon VII Flagship Gaming Card Rumored End Of Life As RX 5700 Navi Takes Flight
- Did AMD Really 'Jebait' NVIDIA? Radeon VP Scott Herkelman Interview
- Update: NVIDIA Confirms It's Powering Nintendo Switch Lite, A Leaner, Cheaper Portable Gaming Console
- Man of Medan Looks Like A Thrilling Horror Movie Style Co-op Gaming Experience
- It's Not Just You, Twitter Is Down And Everyone Is Panicking
- AMD Radeon VP And GM Scott Herkelman Joins Hot Hardware's 2.5 Geeks Podcast TODAY At 4PM ET!
- Google DeepMind AlphaStar Starcraft II AI To Secretly Battle Human Players In Public Ranked Matches
- Benchmarks Show Raspberry Pi 4 Mini Is Mighty Big On Performance, Size Doesn't Matter
All News for July 2019
To say the just-released AMD Ryzen 3000 series processors and Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards are game-changers for AMD (and PC enthusiasts) would be an understatement. The Zen 2-based Ryzen 3000 series processors aggressively take on Intel's competitive offerings in virtually every metric and offer features... Read more...
The neat thing about being a tech head is there always seems to be some kind of sales event going on, or right around the corner. So it goes right now—Amazon will kick off its annual Prime Day extravaganza on Monday, and ahead of the big event, Dell has marked a whole bunch of products for sale for its Black Friday in... Read more...
Earlier this week, Apple announced a number of updates to its MacBook family including a new entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro, a slightly revised MacBook Air, and the axing of the 12-inch MacBook. Today, the teardown experts over at iFixit got their hands on the new base 13-inch MacBook Pro and were able to confirm a... Read more...
We all have that friend who is addicted to something, whether it is a love interest that does not reciprocate the affection, sports betting, chocolate, or even drugs. For Google, the addiction is making runs in the social networking space. Following the closure of Google+ (to regular users), Google is introducing another social networking Read more...
Sure, you can summon Alexa to order a pizza, but if you want a beer, you will have to get up and march your backside to the refrigerator, and get it yourself. Might that change one day? Who knows, but perhaps things are trending in that direction. There is talk of Amazon developing an Alexa-enabled robot that could... Read more...
Fans of AR games like Pokemon Go have a new AR game entering beta to try out called Minecraft Earth. Microsoft began to talk up Minecraft Earth in May, and for those who liked what Microsoft was cooking up, the beta for the game is now available. The beta is closed, so only a limited number of participants can get in... Read more...
Could it be the end of the line for AMD's Radeon VII flagship consumer graphics card? That might indeed be the case according to a new report making the rounds late this week. According to the report, the Radeon VII has been has reached end-of-life status and supplies of the card are drying up fast. French... Read more...
Hot on the heels of the release of AMD’s Ryzen 3000 series processors and Navi-based Radeon RX 5700 series, we’ve connected with the VP and General Manager of the Radeon Business Unit, Scott Herkelman, to discuss the launch, get a few technical questions answered, and get to the bottom of the “jebaiting”... Read more...
Update: NVIDIA Confirms It's Powering Nintendo Switch Lite, A Leaner, Cheaper Portable Gaming Console
Nintendo on Thursday confirmed it is launching a Switch Lite console that will coexist with (and not replace) its regular Switch system. Following months of rumors and speculation, which had been kicking into high gear lately, we now know some key details about the upcoming console, including whether it will have a... Read more...
Fans of games that don't fall into the MMO or shooter genres looking for something to try out will want to keep an eye on the calendar for August 30. On that day, a game called "The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan" launches from Supermassive Games. The game is said to be a horror-adventure anthology series that is a... Read more...
If you're trying to access the incredibly popular microblogging website Twitter, you've probably noticed that it's inaccessible at the moment. When visiting the site at the moment, you'll be greeted with the following message: Something is technically wrong. Thanks for noticing—we're going to fix it up and have... Read more...
It's been a pretty big week for AMD with the launch of both its Ryzen 3000 family of Zen 2 processors and Radeon RX 5700 series of graphics cards based on its next generation Navi GPU architecture. To help us sort out this abundance of riches when it comes to AMD's fresh new hardware, we'll have Scott Herkelman as our... Read more...
Google's DeepMind division has had considerable success competing against and crushing human competitors in Starcraft II. The DeepMind AlphaStar artificial intelligence (AI) trounced Grzegorz "MaNa" Komincz of Team Liquid back in January 5-0 in a professional match on a competitive ladder. However, in that matchup... Read more...
It is often said that big things come in small packages, and in the early going, that appears to be the case with the Raspberry Pi 4. Some new benchmarks show the latest Raspberry Pi iteration performing really well, especially compared to the previous generation Raspberry Pi 3. While we have yet to spend any hands on... Read more...