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Some AMD platform owners have raised concerns about the Ryzen Master utility identifying a different, and perhaps wrong, fastest CPU core than the one that gets chosen by the Windows Scheduler in Windows 10. Likewise, some have raised doubts that the Windows Scheduler is identifying and boosting the correct core for single threaded workloads. So, which one is actually right? Turns out they both are correct. AMD's senior technical marketing manager, Robert Hallock, posted an explanation on Reddit that clears things up. What it boils down to is how the Ryzen Master utility and Windows 10 go about ranking cores. "Windows and Ryzen Master are both correct when identifying the fastest CPU core. The... Read more...
One of the advantages Google's Nest Hub Max has over the regular Nest Hub is a built-in camera, to go along with its 10-inch touchscreen display. This can be used to detect and recognize when a person is using the device. Since the smaller Nest Hub does not have a camera, Google had to figure out a way to detect a user's presence, and it has found a solution—sound waves. Google is adding ultrasonic proximity sensing to both the Nest Hub Max and Nest Hub. This new feature allows both smart devices to react and interact with users, without a camera. This is not an entirely new concept. Google got its feet wet with ultrasonic sensing with the Nest Mini and its Nest Wi-Fi router satellites.... Read more...