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Gartner and IDC report first growth in PC shipments in six years
— 11:00 AM on July 13, 2018

After a long period of slow declines in shipments, it looks like the PC might have temporarily arrested its slide. Research firms Gartner and...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Thursday deals: a Corsair Carbide Spec-05 case for $27 and more
— 11:51 AM on July 12, 2018

Fair day to everyone who, unlike me, hasn't been dealing with a house flood. You see, yesterday after I'd had only a couple hours' sleep,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Power Memory

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GeForce Now beta comes to Nvidia Shield TV set-top box
— 2:00 PM on July 11, 2018

The latest iteration of Nvidia's GeForce Now game-streaming service has been in beta for the PC and Mac since this January, and the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Gaming

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Nikon P1000 superzoom camera lets birders and astronomers go long
— 11:30 AM on July 11, 2018

For camera nerds, bigger is better when it comes to sensor sizes. Sometimes, though, small sensors can be used to great effect, as Nikon's...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Tuesday deals: an MSI Optix MPG27CQ gaming display for $400 and more
— 10:00 AM on July 10, 2018

Hullo there, good gerbils and gerbilettes. Summer's in full swing now with high temperatures, trips to beaches, and music festivals everywhere. The time is also...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Power Displays

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GloFo touts 22FDX success with $2 billion of design win revenue
— 11:47 AM on July 9, 2018

While our enthusiasm for process technology tends to be laser-focused on leading-edge nodes like Intel and GlobalFoundries' 14-nm FinFET technologies, not every chip demands the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Thursday deals: a Dell PC with a GTX 1070 for $1090 and more
— 10:29 AM on July 5, 2018

Howdy, folks! I'm sure you're still burping and sleepy from gorging on all that sweet fourth-of-July BBQ. I also hope you haven't spent all your...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays Memory Gaming

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Navigate cable clutter with Caavo's Spotlight HDMI cables
— 9:00 AM on June 28, 2018

From the "why hasn't anyone done this before" department, we bring you Caavo's Spotlight HDMI cables. I know a cable isn't exactly the most...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Miscellaneous

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Thermaltake Engine 17 cools 35-W CPUs with 17 mm of stature
— 4:00 PM on June 25, 2018

We've already seen a few coolers based on Sandia Labs' Air Bearing Heat Exchanger, most notably Thermaltake's Engine 27. That cooler's name is meaningful:...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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The TR BBQ XV proves that less can be more
— 2:00 PM on June 25, 2018

The 15th TR BBQ took place this past weekend. As ever, it's good for the soul to escape to the coast of Lake Michigan...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Micron announces mass production of GDDR6 RAM
— 9:04 AM on June 25, 2018

The availability of a new type of memory chip is often a harbinger of new graphics processors. Micron's announcement that the company has started...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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The TR BBQ XV is tomorrow, and Corsair hooked us up!
— 3:42 PM on June 22, 2018

It's a bit of a dreary day out on the big lake, but I've got a smile on my face anyway. The 15th TR BBQ...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Report: TSMC CEO says 7-nm production is ramping up
— 1:30 PM on June 22, 2018

Digitimes reports that TSMC CEO CC Wei told onlookers that commercial production of chips built using the company's 7-nm fabrication process has begun at...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Flip Grip takes vertical Switch gaming on the go
— 11:34 AM on June 22, 2018

Video game merch site Fangamer has a new Kickstarter going. Yeah, we know, yet another video gaming Kickstarter. Fangamer has a good track...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Alphacool Eissturm kits take the guesswork out of open-loop liquid-cooling
— 9:31 AM on June 22, 2018

Open-loop liquid-cooling setups can be pretty intimidating. Having built such a rig myself in the past, I can tell you that you have to be...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Thursday deals: a GTX 1070 Ti combo deal and much more
— 11:45 AM on June 21, 2018

Oh boy. I'm sure you've heard the news about Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's departure. The consequences of this corporate move are up in the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Memory

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Plantronics RIG 500 Pro cans will make their wearer stand out
— 4:00 PM on June 20, 2018

I've never really understood why gaming hardware needs to look like military or industrial equipment, but I love those looks, so bring it on....

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Noctua DX-3647 coolers keep Xeon Scalable chips cool and quiet
— 4:28 PM on June 19, 2018

Noctua is known for quiet and effective cooling solutions typically topped off by uniquely-hued fans. The company's offerings carry premium price tags, but so do...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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