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Everyone who builds a PC from the ground up faces several decisions along the way, one of which relates to storagedo you go with a fast solid state drive, or stretch your dollar-per-gigabyte with a capacious hard drive? In the end, most of us settle on a modestly sized SSD for the OS and a beefy HDD for storage... Read more...
After making waves at IDF 2015 in August, Project Tango is closer to appearing on consumer phones. In fact, Google and Lenovo announced at CES 2016 that they already have a prototype phone that features the augmented reality kit and plan to launch it this year. Google released renderings of a Lenovo phone with Project... Read more...
Late last week, market research firms IDC and Gartner handed down the latest PC shipment numbers for Q3 2015. It didnt come as a surprise that IDC estimated PC shipments of 71 million, representing a 10.8 percent year-over-year (YoY) decline, while Gartners numbers were within the same ballpark with estimates of 73.7... Read more...
This past summer, Intel and Micron jointly announced a new type of memory they call 3D XPoint. While new memory types seem to emerge all of the time, this one stood out based on the fact that it's being touted as 1,000x faster than NAND. It almost seems too good to be true, and I guess that's all it is until we... Read more...
Join Marco, Dave and Jason today for our Two And A Half Geeks Webcast! We be kick around our Intel IDF coverage, the brand new Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Note 5, DirectX 12 graphics performance with Ashes Of The Singularity, the hot Asus ZenPad S, gaming on Windows 10 and more... Show Notes: 01:40 -Intel Skylake... Read more...
After a Rube Goldberg machine did its thing and launched a few drones into the air above the crowd at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich took the stage to kick off the Intel Developers Forum with an opening keynote address. "I", "D", "F" Bubble-Drones Hovering Over The Crowd During his... Read more...
NAND flash technology is advancing at a rapid clip, and thats resulting in solid state drives (SSDs) that are faster, more capacious and cheaper (per GB). Look no further than Samsungs announcement this week of its latest Vertical NAND (V-NAND) chips that allows for the ultra fast PM1725 NVMe SSD capable of delivering... Read more...
"This is something many people thought was impossible," exclaimed Intel Senior Vice President Rob Crooke. During an invite-only press conference, Crooke along with Micron CEO Mark Durcan revealed a radically new class of storage and memory architecture called 3D XPoint (pronounced "Cross Point"). To say this is... Read more...
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