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It seems as though mesh Wi-Fi routers are all the rage these days, but AmpliFi is going a taking a slightly different approach with its new Alien router. At first glance, you can tell that AmpliFi is beating to a different drum compared to the rest of the industry, as the Alien has an integrated portrait-style touch screen display. The screen measures 4.7 inches diagonally (274x1268) and can display the time/date, network status, and the number of connected devices (among other things). The touch display even supports haptic feedback, which is something that we're more accustomed to in a smartphone than a router. AmpliFi has included a LED ring on the bottom of the unit that lights up when the... Read more...
Another month is in the books, and for AMD, its sales lead over Intel at Mindfactory, one of the largest computer hardware retailers in Germany, remains strong. This has been the trend now for several months, dating back to July. Since releasing its third-generation Ryzen processors built on a 7 nanometer manufacturing process, Mindfactory has sold around four AMD CPUs for every Intel chip sold. As always, we caution against reading too much into this—this is a single online retailer, albeit a major one, and unfortunately companies like Amazon and Newegg do not share this kind of data with the public. Nevertheless, Mindfactory's monthly data provides us with interesting snapshots that,... Read more...