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Mitigations for the major security flaws that we keep discovering over the last few years have had significant performance implications for older hardware. (Convenient for the manufacturers, that.) It turns out that on the newest hardware, while certain workloads are still negatively-impacted, Ryzen 7000 series... Read more...
The Intel Innovation 2022 keynote address officially introduced the companys 13th Generation Raptor Lake processors, but the conference is still in full swing. Following the address, we were privy to a demonstration of the Core i9-13900Ks productivity prowess running a variety of concurrent workloads. Intel showed us... Read more...
Linus Torvalds became the first ever recipient of the Intel Innovation Award for Lifetime Achievement during Pat Gelsinger's opening address at Innovation 2022. Torvalds is a Finnish-American software engineer who created and pioneered the Linux kernel, used by Linux distributions and other operating... Read more...
Researchers at Aqua Security have discovered cyberattacks that appear to have been conducted by TeamTNT, a threat actor previously thought to be defunct. The researchers encountered three different attacks, each of which looks to be new. One of these attacks, which the researchers have dubbed the Kangaroo attack, is... Read more...
Intel Graphics' Tom "TAP" Petersen confirmed on our Two and a Half Geeks livestream last night, that a 'random' Arc A770 graphics card was easily overclocked to 2.7GHz, and stable enough at this blistering clock speed for AAA gaming sessions. TAP also noted that the graphics card, which would normally run at up to... Read more...
Join us on todays Two and a Half Geeks livestreamwhere Dave, Marco, and Chris will be joined by Tom TAP Petersen of Intel for a special interview. Whats so special? We are going to be fielding YOUR questions about Intels Arc Graphics platform for TAP to answer. You can just kick back, watch and listen here at HH... Read more...
Machine learning and AI demand enormous amounts of horsepower, if you're doing it on general-purpose processors, which is why companies like Meta and Alphabet have spent billions developing their own specialized neural network accelerators. Intel wants a piece of the AI-acceleration pie of course as well, and that's... Read more...
Research conducted by a team at the firmware security firm Binarly reveals that six vulnerabilities remain unpatched in various enterprise-grade HP laptops and desktops despite HP having developed patches for these vulnerabilities. Binarly discovered three of these vulnerabilities last year and notified HP of their... Read more...
Raspberry Pi OS, originally named Raspbian, had a few big updates added to it on September 7, 2022. A good portion of those include UI and UX improvements such as new keyboard shortcuts, support for the NetworkManager app, upgrades to Picamera2, a searchable main menu, and better audio input control. It has been... Read more...
Cybersecurity researchers from Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 have discovered a campaign exploiting multiple vulnerabilities in D-Link routers to spread botnet malware. A botnet is a network of compromised consumer or enterprise devices controlled by a threat actor to carry out malicious tasks, such as mining... Read more...
It's been several days since Google began rolling out an important security update for its Chrome browser, but even so, there's no guarantee that it's been applied on your system yet. Given the acknowledgement that the patched flaw is one that is actively being exploited in the wild, you'd be well served to manually... Read more...
Using Intel's Arc discrete GPUs in Linux has worked well enough for a while; Intel's graphics drivers in Linux have historically been quite good. However, they wouldn't be identified properlythey simply showed up as "Intel(R) Graphics." The latest Mesa update, version 22.3-devel, corrects that, and in... Read more...
Google has released a Chrome browser update which addresses a zero-day flaw that is currently under active attack. This is the fifth time this year that Google has put Chrome users in a situation where they should act swiftly to apply a patch to a critical security flaw. If you are a Chrome user, please check that you... Read more...
When you update your virtual meeting software, you usually don't expect some random software to install all on its own or run commands of its own volition. If you use Zoom on a Mac though, that is exactly what is possible. This is thanks to an exploit in the Zoom updater that was outlined by Objective-See security... Read more...
Inside companies like AMD, Intel, and NVIDIA, hardware and software engineers often work far removed from the marketing teams that determine the final product names. You've got to have a name for what you're working on while you're working on it, though. That's where all these wacky code names that we frequently... Read more...
Cheats can be fun in a single-player game, but quickly ruins everyones experience in a multiplayer game. Rampant cheating can create such a miserable experience that people will stop playing the game entirely, right? Cheat maker AimJunkies is claiming that using its cheat software not only made Destiny 2 popular, but... Read more...
The latest iteration of the Parallels Desktop application, Parallels Desktop 18, has a massive change log that includes better support for Apple Silicon and Windows 11. That better support also includes an easier install process, and even a better Linux install experience through some automatic downloads and... Read more...
Unity wants to make it easier than ever to build and distribute immersive 3D experiences. By partnering with Microsoft Azure, Unity is able to empower real-time 3D (RT3D) experiences and games using the cloud which would not be feasible on traditional hardware. The traditional 3D development pipeline is... Read more...
Windows 11 has some great features to it. As the latest in Microsoft's operating system repertoire, it is also getting a whole host of awesome features with patches regularly. However, the Redmond software giant has regularly emphasized that they really want you to use a Microsoft account with your... Read more...
Ever feel like there's just not enough support for classic hardware or even reproductions of them on PC? Valve seems to think so too because as of the July 27th update to Steam there is now support for all Nintendo Online classic controllers, and more. Valve's attempt at making Steam as universal as possible... Read more...
Let's be frank: it was a pleasant surprise when AMD's Radeon RX 6000-family graphics cards were able to provide solid competition for (and even outpace, at times) NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 3000 series. The RX Vega series, while competent, didn't live up to its promise, and the first-generation RDNA-based Radeon cards in... Read more...
Dp you remember a few years ago when everyone panicked over a couple of security flaws known as Meltdown and Spectre? These were a new type of security hole altogether, known as speculative execution flaws because they exploit the so-named capability of modern processors. That was back in 2018, and since then, every... Read more...
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