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The Tech Report's summer 2017 mobile staff picks
— 2:08 PM on August 16, 2017

It's time for another edition of The Tech Report's mobile staff picks, where we comb the worlds of tablets, laptops, and phones to separate the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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VivoBook W202NA is ready to brave the toughest of classrooms
— 12:00 PM on August 16, 2017

Last spring, Microsoft introduced Windows 10 S, a slimmed-down version of its operating system primarily designed for use in educational institutions. School-age children are...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Pythagorean Theorem Day Shortbread
— 2:00 PM on August 15, 2017

8² + 15² = 17² Threadripper review roundup The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and 1920X review @ PC Perspective AMD...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Adata's XPG SX9000 NVMe SSD is its fastest yet
— 1:00 PM on August 15, 2017

Among Adata's M.2 offerings that we saw at Computex, the most striking was surely the XPG SX9000. Besides the flashy red PCB and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung's Portable SSD T5 reviewed
— 9:00 AM on August 15, 2017

Samsung has refreshed its portable SSD lineup with 64-layer V-NAND and an aluminum unibody. We take the new T5 external for a spin to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Next-gen Qualcomm Spectra ISPs bring more depth to mobile devices
— 6:00 AM on August 15, 2017

Qualcomm's next-gen Spectra image signal processors bring extensive depth-sensing capabilities to the company's mobile processing platforms. We explore how these capabilities could shape the next...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Report: leaked Microsoft memo discusses Surface returns
— 1:32 PM on August 14, 2017

When we reported last Thursday that Consumer Reports (CR) would no longer be recommending Surface devices, some gerbils expressed concern at the fact that...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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EVGA thickens the SC17 gaming laptop with a GTX 1080
— 3:30 PM on August 11, 2017

When it built the SC17 1070 laptop, EVGA packed about as much CPU horsepower and graphics muscle as one could reasonably hope to fit...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Deals of the week: a huge display, mobos, RAM, and more
— 10:37 AM on August 11, 2017

Top of the morning to ye, gerbils! The sky is blue, the temperature's just right, everyone's at the nearby beach... and I'm sitting here putting...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays Memory

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Corsair Neutron NX500 SSD says: "that's not a heatsink, mate"
— 4:00 PM on August 10, 2017

Corsair's had SSDs in its lineup for a while now.  The Force Series MP500 was the company's most recent foray into the field, and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Lazy Day Shortbread
— 2:30 PM on August 10, 2017

PC hardware and computing MSI X299 Gaming M7 ACK motherboard preview @ PC Perspective SilverStone ST45SF V3 SFX 450W PSU...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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G.Skill Flare X Threadripper kits go up to 128 GB or 3600 MT/s
— 1:30 PM on August 10, 2017

If you're reading this site, you're surely aware that AMD's Ryzen Threadripper many-core CPUs launched this morning. AMD's new chips have four memory channels,...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Consumer Reports stops recommending Surface mobile devices
— 12:00 PM on August 10, 2017

Microsoft's Surface line of mobile devices has a lot of fans, including our own Bruno "morphine" Ferreira. Consumer Reports (CR) has traditionally been part of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Adata's IM2S3338 and IM2S3334 SSDs can take the heat
— 10:30 AM on August 10, 2017

Do you regularly trek into active volcanoes? What about into the Antarctic? Protecting the rest of the PC is up to you, but Adata can...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Intel measures up server SSDs with the "ruler" form factor
— 4:27 PM on August 9, 2017

Enterprise customers looking to assemble storage systems have a number of interfaces available for connecting drives, but the physical form factor of the devices generally...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Micron 9200 datacenter SSDs crank the capacity meter
— 1:30 PM on August 9, 2017

Solid-state drives leveraging the PCIe interface and the NVMe protocol have been the stars of the storage world recently, but speedy storage normally tends to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Toshiba's SG6 SSDs bring BiCS 3D flash to mainstream PCs
— 9:00 AM on August 9, 2017

Toshiba's 64-layer 3D BiCS TLC NAND flash is turning up in all kinds of storage products lately. The latest entry in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Happiness Happens Day Shortbread
— 1:30 PM on August 8, 2017

PC hardware and computing BitFenix Shogun tempered glass enclosure review @ PC Perspective Acer Predator Z301CT monitor review @

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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