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iOS 9.3.5 fixes serious zero-day vulnerabilities
— 3:36 PM on August 25, 2016

We don't normally cover minor releases of iOS, but we're making an exception today as a sort of public service announcement. Apple has released

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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HBM3 and GDDR6 emerge fresh from the oven of Hot Chips
— 12:38 PM on August 23, 2016

The Hot Chips conference is going strong in Cupertino, California, and the first juicy tidbits of information have started popping up from folks at...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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Google begins offering tasty Android Nougat to Nexus devices
— 3:45 PM on August 22, 2016

Android development at Google has been going on at a steady clip. The computing giant has begun the rollout of Android 7.0, codename...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Nvidia squashes high-refresh-rate "power bug" with 372.54 driver
— 8:23 AM on August 22, 2016

We've been reporting on a power bug of sorts with Nvidia graphics cards for quite some time now. The issue rears its ugly head whenever...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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Honor 8 smartphone delivers high-end specs for $400
— 10:55 AM on August 17, 2016

Huawei's Honor smartphones are rapidly becoming entry-level favorites, and the company gave its budget lineup a boost last night with the Honor 8. This...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Gigabyte Pascal-infused gaming laptops keep it simple
— 6:04 PM on August 16, 2016

The Pascal Laptop Day continues in full force. Gigabyte is showing off the improvements it made to four series of gaming-oriented laptops. The company has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Aorus refreshes laptops with Pascal cards and 120Hz IPS screens
— 4:53 PM on August 16, 2016

The recent release of mobile Pascal GPUs has given rise to a flood of laptop releases from all ends of the world. Aorus has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Intel unveils Project Alloy virtual reality platform
— 2:18 PM on August 16, 2016

Oculus Rift and HTC Vive aren't the only companies dreaming big about virtual reality. At the Intel Developer Forum today, Intel's CEO Brian Krzanich revealed

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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MSI does a top-to-bottom Pascal refresh of its gaming notebooks
— 1:38 PM on August 16, 2016

Nvidia's powerful Pascal graphics chips have arrived in laptops, and MSI has a fleet of machines at the ready. The laptops aren't powered by "M" model...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Mobile computing

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Asus unveils a fleet of Pascal-powered ROG gaming laptops
— 1:24 PM on August 16, 2016

Now that the cat's out of the bag regarding the new mobile GeForces, everyone's announcing updates to their gaming laptops. Asus has no fewer...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Nvidia brings its GTX 1080, GTX 1070, and GTX 1060 to laptops
— 12:32 AM on August 16, 2016

After setting a blistering pace of Pascal releases for the desktop, Nvidia is turning its attention to the mobile marketplace. The company is bringing...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Nvidia cancels refreshed Shield tablet
— 8:00 AM on August 15, 2016

Back in 2014, we gave the original Nvidia Shield tablet a TR Recommended award thanks to its impressive performance, solid build quality, and particularly...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Lenovo throws a FreeSync curveball with its Y27F display
— 4:21 PM on August 12, 2016

Lenovo is no stranger to making monitors, but we wouldn't associate the company with gaming peripherals off the tops of our heads. The new

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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HP's Elite x3 Win10 phablet will go up for order September 5
— 10:04 AM on August 9, 2016

Remember that Elite X3 phablet from HP? The six-inch Windows 10 phone could be the device that delivers on all the promise of

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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MediaTek will make its Helio X30 SoC on TSMC's 10-nm process
— 9:54 AM on August 9, 2016

MediaTek will build its next high-end SoC, the X30, on TSMC's 10-nm FinFET process. The fabless semiconductor design firm's chief operating officer confirmed the move...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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900 million Android devices host vulnerable Qualcomm drivers
— 3:50 PM on August 8, 2016

It's August, and we're at the height of the summer season. That means beaches, hot weather, cold beer, and large-impact Android device vulnerabilities. The folks...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software

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Dell doles out a duo of variable-refresh gaming displays
— 9:56 AM on August 8, 2016

We don't have a lot of love for pre-built desktop computers around these parts, but we're fond of Dell anyway. That Texas company produces some...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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HTC's Viveport front-end will offer VR content beyond games
— 12:36 PM on August 5, 2016

The SteamVR software interface that powers HTC's Vive headset is a solid tool for gamers,  but HTC wants to broaden the appeal of the platform...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Displays

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