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Shield Tablet K1 update 1.2 adds Vulkan and Android 6.0.1 features
— 2:14 PM on April 13, 2016

Nvidia released firmware version 1.2 for the Shield Tablet K1 today. The two highlights of this release are support for the...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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G.Skill Trident Z 16GB kit pairs DDR4-3600 speed with low latency
— 9:07 AM on April 11, 2016

Not content with making ever-larger and ever-faster RAM kits, G.Skill is pushing speed and latency boundaries this time around. The company's latest 16GB Trident Z...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Samsung fires up fabrication of "10-nm class" DDR4 RAM
— 3:59 PM on April 7, 2016

There's an old saying among IT folks that Intel is the 800-lb gorilla in the CPU space. That description also fits Samsung when it comes...

Type: News story Tags: Memory Mobile computing Servers

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HP Spectre rekindles the notebook thinness wars
— 8:24 AM on April 5, 2016

HP just renewed the ongoing struggle for the title of world's thinnest laptop. Its latest entry in the high-end Spectre notebook family, the HP Spectre, features...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Intel's Skull Canyon NUC goes up for pre-order
— 6:18 PM on April 4, 2016

Skull Canyon pre-orders have begun. Newegg has Intel's most powerful NUC available for its suggested price of $649.99.  The Skull Canyon NUC introduces...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Aorus' X3 Plus v5 gaming laptop reviewed
— 9:07 AM on April 1, 2016

Aorus' X3 Plus v5 laptop packs eight threads of Skylake processing power and a GeForce GTX 970M graphics card into a 14" chassis. We put...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Gaming

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Eurocom updates Sky X9E laptop with 4K and G-Sync
— 7:46 AM on March 24, 2016

Canadian PC vendor Eurocom is no stranger to hilariously powerful laptops that stretch the definition of "laptop". The company recently announced a big update for...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Intel Skull Canyon NUC is ready to crack some heads
— 9:56 PM on March 16, 2016

We've tested a few of Intel's NUCs over the course of the platform's existence. While those machines are perfectly competent mini-PCs, we've often found ourselves...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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MSI Vortex puts two GTX 980s in one cylindrical case
— 6:09 PM on March 16, 2016

MSI has released the Vortex, a gaming tower that packs quite the punch. In fact, tower may not be the right word to describe...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Razer refreshes its Blade laptop with Skylake and Thunderbolt 3
— 10:17 AM on March 15, 2016

Razer has refreshed its Blade gaming laptop for 2016. The freshened-up notebook offers upgrades that include a Skylake processor, a high-resolution display, and a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Zotac Magnus EN980 puts a GeForce GTX 980 in a tiny box
— 9:43 AM on March 10, 2016

Zotac is bringing a ton of graphics power to the mini-PC space with its new Zbox Magnus EN980. As you might have guessed by the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Report: SK Hynix will start mass-producing HBM2 memory this year
— 8:24 AM on March 8, 2016

A new generation of graphics cards is coming, and memory chipmaker SK Hynix wants to be part of the revolution. According to the German...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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Origin PC Chronos joins in the small-form-factor fun
— 10:17 AM on March 7, 2016

Look who's just joined 2016's mini-computer party. Origin PC has announced its Chronos mini-PC, which packs a respectable amount of firepower in a small...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Oculus founder says Macs aren't up to the demands of VR
— 4:13 PM on March 3, 2016

"That's up to Apple, and if they ever release a good computer, we will do it." That's the rather blunt way that Palmer Luckey, founder...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Input devices Mac

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HP's Envy Phoenix desktop is built to play well with HTC's Vive
— 11:48 AM on March 3, 2016

HP's Envy Phoenix desktop is a pre-built PC that I might actually want to buy. Sure, that might sound crazy from someone who's always...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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MIPS CPUs and Debian 8 power T-Platforms' Tavolga Terminal
— 10:17 AM on March 3, 2016

2016 is the year of the Linux desktop. Well, maybe the year of the Russian-constructed Linux desktop powered by a MIPS processor. T-Platforms, a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Linux-Unix

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Raspberry Pi 3 gets built-in Wi-Fi and 64-bit support at $35
— 8:44 AM on February 29, 2016

Today marks the fourth birthday of the original Raspberry Pi tiny computer. To celebrate, the Raspberry Pi Foundation has released the Raspberry Pi 3,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Lenovo's new convertible laptops are portable and flexible
— 11:42 AM on February 23, 2016

Balancing mobility and utility can be difficult. At Mobile World Congress this weekend, Lenovo revealed the Yoga 710 and Yoga 510 laptops and a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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