Whether you like it or not, it seems this fall will be all about the smartwatch. This morning, following LG's tease of the round-faced G Watch R, Samsung has unveiled the Gear S -- the first major smartwatch with its own 3G connection,...Show More Summary
Hacktivists must really hate gamers The hacktivist crew calling itself the "Lizard Squad" has followed up on high profile assaults on Sony over the weekend with online attacks on Xbox Live and Twitch, a broadcast platform for gamers...
In what has to be one of the most unique designs ever, Alienware announced the revamped Area-51 model which features a triad-designed chassis. True to their name, Alienware has always had a desktop case that appeared to be from another...Show More Summary
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While it was easy to make an educated guess that the Galaxy S5 LTE-A Broadband had a PenTile subpixel layout to support the higher pixel density, I didn't get visual confirmation of this until now. While this picture is rather boring,...Show More Summary
The cost of air power is coming down dramatically with the advent of drones. Before long, every country and terrorist organization will have its own DIY air force.
Haswell-E processors designed for gamers and workstation crowds Intel has released its first eight-core desktop chip, the Intel Core i7-5960X processor Extreme Edition, formerly known as Haswell-E, along with two other slightly slower chips.…
In previous generations, GIGABYTE has often been ambitious with the number of models it produces and supports. X99 is no different, so while the other manufacturers have four or five models coming through launch and September, GIGABYTE is starting with eight. Show More Summary
Today, Intel is launching its long-awaited update and refresh of its top-end enthusiast platform: Haswell-E. It's a refresh that's been a long time coming -- the old X79 chipset was long in the tooth 12 months ago, while the top-end six-core Ivy Bridge didn't overclock well and wasn't a huge improvement over the six-core Sandy Bridge. Show More Summary
The launch today is one of the biggest in the last few years, with DRAM, CPU and Chipset all getting a refresh. Understandably ASUS is getting in on the action, and they sent over their PRs detailing what they have in store. The primary...Show More Summary
You don't need an Android phone to run apps designed for the platform—with a few software downloads and a couple of tweaks, you can explore them on your PC.
It is safe to say that all the motherboard manufacturers have been ambitious for the X99 launch. While I recently gave kudos to one of the others for supporting eight motherboards at launch, it would seem that ASRock is keen to top that...Show More Summary
While the JEDEC standard for DDR3 slowly creeped up from 800 MHz to 1600-1866 MHz, the new DDR4 modules will come out of the gate at DDR4-2133 CAS 15. Similarly with DDR3, the JEDEC specifications seemed a little slow for the memory manufacturers who are all keen to get more market share than anyone else. Show More Summary
With the X99 and Haswell-E platforms being launched today, MSI is coming to market officially with four models on sale with another coming soon. We took a look at the MSI X99S SLI PLUS when it was leaked earlier this month, and I have...Show More Summary
We have been eagerly anticipating the release of processors based on Intel’s Haswell-E microarchitecture for quite some time. After about three years of incremental performance improvements at the ultra-high end, as Sandy Bridge-E was eventually replaced by similarly clocked Ivy Bridge-E based processors, the rumored specs of Haswell-E...
Today marks the release of Intel’s latest update to its Extreme processor line with a trio of Haswell-E models including Intel’s first consumer socketed 8-core product. This is the update from Ivy Bridge-E, which includes an IPC increase,...Show More Summary
DARPA, on the back of the US government's BRAIN program, has begun the development of tiny electronic implants that interface directly with your nervous system and can directly control and regulate many different diseases and chronic conditions, such as arthritis, PTSD, inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn's disease), and depression. Show More Summary
... And everywhere else too Android made further inroads into the US market at the expense of Apple, according to latest market share snapshot from tech analyst Kantar. Meanwhile, Windows Phone has stalled in 2014.…
Google X, the web titan's secretive special projects lab, has revealed that it's working on a drone-based delivery system called Project Wing. Outwardly, the Google X project sounds a lot like Amazon's Prime Air, but a closer inspection reveals that Google has loftier goals than air-dropping emergency bottles of sriracha.
12.9-inch iPad to reverse tablet slowdown? Analysis As has been increasingly the case with smartphones, the tablet market is shifting away from an Apple/Samsung head-to-head, and becoming a free-for-all.…