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Sony IMX586 promises to put 48 effective megapixels in phones
— 9:30 AM on July 23, 2018

Sony has announced a new smartphone image sensor that promises to produce some seriously impressive camera specifications for some future smartphones. The IMX586 performs...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 5 2600X for $189 and more
— 12:14 PM on July 19, 2018

How's it going, folks? Motherboards bearing AMD's revamped B450 chipset have begun hitting e-tailers everywhere, ready to take in often-discounted Ryzen 2000-series CPUs. We've already...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Displays Memory

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Gorilla Glass 6 evolves to withstand more drops
— 10:00 AM on July 19, 2018

Corning's Gorilla Glass probably sits between you and your smartphone's display panel, and it's evolving into its sixth iteration. The company claims Gorilla Glass...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Corsair Spec-06 case gets a dose of RGB flair
— 10:15 AM on July 18, 2018

Corsair is updating its Carbide Series Spec-06 chassis with a touch of flair. The case now comes with RGB LED lighting behind its front...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Intel and Micron will part ways on 3D Xpoint development
— 10:47 AM on July 17, 2018

Intel and Micron work together to develop and produce not only NAND flash (at least, until recently), but also the lower-latency non-volatile 3D Xpoint...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Monday deals, round two: a custom GTX 1080 Ti for $679 and more
— 4:40 PM on July 16, 2018

While we've already posted one round of sweet tech deals from around the web today, Amazon's Prime Day remains in full swing, and retailers...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Monday deals: a Crucial MX500 500-GB SSD for $88 and much more
— 1:22 PM on July 16, 2018

Hey, folks! We're pushing our deals post forwards because Amazon's running its Prime Day sales and pretty much every other retailer under the sun is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Storage Mobile computing

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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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Get a Ryzen 5 2600 for $160 with this Newegg deal
— 1:37 PM on July 12, 2018

Heads up, gerbils! We're going to keep this short and sweet. Just a few minutes ago, Newegg let the world know that it's offering a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel pours pros a cup of Coffee Lake with Xeon E CPUs
— 1:14 PM on July 12, 2018

Intel's Coffee Lake CPUs are fine performers for applications where single-threaded performance is paramount. Though workstation integrators like Boxx have built Coffee Lake systems,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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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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Poll: Have patches for Spectre and Meltdown slowed down your systems?
— 9:40 AM on July 12, 2018

The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities are perhaps the biggest security story of the decade. Microcode, operating system, and browser updates have all rolled out...

Poll Question: • Have patches for Spectre and Meltdown slowed down your systems?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Apple gives MacBook Pros a much-needed shot of Coffee Lake
— 8:37 AM on July 12, 2018

Apple delivered some much-needed updates to its highest-end MacBook Pros this morning. The 15" MacBook Pro will now offer six-core Coffee Lake CPUs...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Mac

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Deal of the day: an RX 580-and-B350-mobo combo for $300
— 3:15 PM on July 11, 2018

If you're building a new midrange PC but are still having trouble finding an affordable graphics card to put inside it, ASRock might have just...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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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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Cougar Conquer Essence is a smaller skeleton for microATX builds
— 9:00 AM on July 11, 2018

Cougar's Conquer case was certainly one of the most distinctive enclosures released last year, and now the company is making the skeletal aluminum stylings...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Rumors of the Intel Extreme Editon's death are greatly exaggerated
— 2:43 PM on July 10, 2018

A Twitter tempest arose yesterday when Intel alumnus François Piednoël heard through the grapevine that Intel was planning to kill off its Extreme...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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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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