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Friday night topic: Should we all be paranoid now?
— 4:36 PM on October 30, 2015

I just finished reading Walter Kirn's article in The Atlantic about mass surveillance and privacy issues, entitled If you're not paranoid, you're crazy. Kirn...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Internet

Google Fiber apologizes for World Series outage, credits service to KC market
— 9:34 AM on October 30, 2015

I've written about how Google Fiber has slowly been rolling out here across the Kansas City metro area, including here at my place. The...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Networking

Radeon and GeForce team up in DirectX12 multi-adapter
— 6:12 PM on October 26, 2015

One of the most interesting features in DirectX 12 is its multi-adapter support. Game developers using the next-gen API have a lot of tools...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

Eurocom's Sky X9 laptop has everything and two kitchen sinks
— 4:01 PM on October 22, 2015

I'm not sure this even qualifies as a laptop, but here goes. Eurocom has unveiled the Sky X9 , which it calls "the most powerful...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Mobile computing Gaming

Gigabyte beats the heat with its Waterforce GeForce GTX 980
— 8:10 AM on October 21, 2015

Gigabyte's triple-play of liquid-cooled GeForce GTX 980s wowed us with its external reservoir and the sheer amount of power on display. Now, less ambitious...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

Gigabyte joins the Radeon R9 Fury party with its Windforce 3 OC
— 4:08 PM on October 16, 2015

Gigabyte has joined Asus and Sapphire in the Radeon R9 Fury game with its Radeon R9 Fury Windforce 3 OC Edition graphics...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

Adobe plugs critical vulnerability in Flash with emergency update
— 12:36 PM on October 16, 2015

Flash users, it's time to update the plugin ASAP. Adobe has today issued an emergency security update to patch a critical vulnerability, just three...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

AMD spins off assembly and test operations into joint venture
— 4:01 PM on October 15, 2015

As part of its financial results disclosure this afternoon, AMD has just announced that it is spinning off a portion of its operations...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

Yahoo's Account Key service does away with passwords
— 12:30 PM on October 15, 2015

Passwords can be a tricky thing, and even password management services are susceptible to hacks. Two-factor authentication helps, but you still need to remember...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

Game Ready drivers to require GeForce Experience, registration
— 10:10 AM on October 15, 2015

Nvidia has just released a new Game Ready graphics driver that's available via its website—and that may be one of the last times you...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

Catalyst 15.10 beta optimizes for Ashes of the Singularity
— 8:36 AM on October 14, 2015

AMD has a fresh batch of Catalyst beta drivers for Radeon owners. The Catalyst 15.10 beta brings DirectX 12 optimizations for Ashes of the Singularity,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

Color is key with Dell's latest trio of Ultrasharp displays
— 5:21 PM on October 5, 2015

Dell is going after the professional photography and cinema market with its latest PremierColor Ultrasharp monitors. These displays all have 10-bit-per-pixel color depth, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia

Google Fiber has arrived in Damage Labs
— 9:51 AM on October 5, 2015

After lots of digging and waiting and anticipation, Google Fiber has arrived in Damage Labs. Just finished the installation, and the Google router happily...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Networking

AMD unleashes mobile Tonga with the FirePro W7170M
— 3:28 PM on October 2, 2015

Hot on the heels of Nvidia's mobile Quadro announcement, AMD has released some new mobile workstation graphics cards of its own. Foremost among the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

Mobile Quadros bring Maxwell to 15" and 17" workstations
— 9:15 AM on October 2, 2015

Nvidia has released its lineup of Maxwell-based Quadro graphics cards for Skylake-powered mobile workstations. The new cards are separated into two families aimed at...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

MSI's GTX 980 Ti Golden Edition comes loaded with copper
— 9:30 AM on October 1, 2015

MSI is going for a little overkill with its latest version of the GeForce GTX 980 Ti, the Gaming 6G Golden Edition. The card...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 950 graphics card reviewed
— 6:07 PM on September 30, 2015

So far, 2015 has given us a bounty of high-end graphics cards. If you want to spend somewhere north of three hundred bucks on a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

AMD goes Pro with TrustZone-enabled APUs
— 9:25 AM on September 30, 2015

AMD has released a Pro family of APUs and management tools targeted at business environments. These APUs hail from the Godavari and Carrizo families,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics