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ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA: Kaby Lake, 16 GB RAM, 1 TB SSD, TB3, 14" FHD, 2.4 lbs

18 hours agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

ASUS has now launched the latest addition to its ZenBook family of ultra-thin laptops with 14” displays. The new ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA boasts with Intel’s latest Kaby Lake-U microprocessors, up to 16 GB of memory, up to 1 TB SSD along...Show More Summary

Gabe Newell Hints At 'Knuckles' VR Controller, New HMDs, A Full Valve VR Title, And More In Reddit AMA

Lord GabeN and his minions graced Reddit with their presence Tuesday to answer questions from the community. Several of those questions touched on VR. Here’s what we learned.

ChatSecure 4.0 Launches With Support For Signal-Derivative ‘OMEMO’ Protocol

ChatSecure 4.0 gets Signal-level security through the OMEMO extension to the XMPP federated chat protocol used by the application.

Breaking Intel's 600p NVMe SSD: Endurance Pushed To The Limit

Upon release, Intel stated that all SSD 600p series products shared the same 72TBW endurance rating, which we discussed in our review. Later, the company quietly changed the endurance rating, which we put to the test for 42 days.

FTC sues Qualcomm over chip licensing strategy, alleges antitrust abuses

The FTC has filed suit against Qualcomm, alleging that the company abused its market position and exercised undue influence over patent royalty rates and standards. The post FTC sues Qualcomm over chip licensing strategy, alleges antitrust abuses appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Now we know what Microsoft’s upcoming ‘Game Mode’ for Windows 10 will do

We now know what Microsoft's Game Mode does, at least in part. Performance impact estimates are extremely modest. The post Now we know what Microsoft’s upcoming ‘Game Mode’ for Windows 10 will do appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Philips BDM4037UW Goes on Sale: 40 Inch 4K Curved Display for $800

18 hours agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

TPV Technology, the company that produces monitors under the Philips brand, this week began to sell one of the world’s first curved displays with a 4K resolution that was formally introduced at IFA last September. The BDM4037UW monitor...Show More Summary

3-Way Low Profile CPU Cooling Shoot-Out: Reeven, Phanteks, & Noctua

18 hours agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

Today we're taking a look at horizontal CPU coolers from Reeven, Phanteks, and Noctua. Although horizontal CPU coolers are likely to always remain a niche market relative to their tower-style brethren, the continued growth in and shift to smaller form factor PCs has given them a higher profile among system builders as of late. Show More Summary

United States FTC Charges Qualcomm with Antitrust Violations over Cellular Modem Patents & Technology

Qualcomm’s legal problems are growing. This afternoon the United States Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Qualcomm for possible anti-trust issues since 2014, has moved on to the next stage in their investigating by formally charging the company with multiple antitrust violations. Show More Summary

Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, has passed away

Farewell to an American hero. The post Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, has passed away appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The F-35 program is once again in trouble, with full flight tests delayed until at least 2018

Another year, another wretched F-35 progress report. It's basically the Duke Nukem Forever of combat aircraft, except Duke Nukem Forever actually shipped and had a few redeeming characteristics. The post The F-35 program is once again in trouble, with full flight tests delayed until at least 2018 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

AMD Prepares For ‘Resident Evil 7’ With Radeon Crimson ReLive Update

The next installment of Capcom’s long-running “Resident Evil” series drops January 23, and AMD is ready. The latest version Radeon Software Crimson ReLive adds support for “Resident Evil 7: Biohazard” in advance of the game’s releas...

'Sniper Ghost Warrior 3' Beta Scheduled For February 3

The beta will allow you to explore the game's world as well as take part in two main missions.

Patriot Expands Keyboard Lineup With V770 RGB, V730

Patriot entered the gaming peripherals market last year with a keyboard, mouse, and headset. It’s now added two more keyboards to the pile.

Intel Officially Launches Baby Canyon NUCs with Kaby Lake: Thunderbolt Makes a Re-entry

The Baby Canyon NUCs were leaked in July 2016, and Intel officially launched the units at CES 2017. The first-generation NUCs based on Ivy Bridge had a SKU with Thunderbolt support. However, Thunderbolt went missing till it came back in the Skull Canyon NUC (NUC6i7KYK) last year. Show More Summary

First Look at Intel's 7th Generation Kaby Lake Processors

The latest Kaby Lake processors from Intel have been specifically designed keeping the progressively advancing technological improvements in mind. If you’re looking to stream/encode high resolution videos, producing rich graphical media...Show More Summary

'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Will Let You Craft Firearms, Melee Weapons

Bioware's lead designer on the game revealed a few more tidbits about what we can expect from the new crafting mechanic in "Mass Effect: Andromeda."

Microsoft warns Windows 7 is dangerously insecure in 2017

In 2009 Microsoft couldn't stop talking about how great Windows 7 was, and now it's dangerous to continue using. Funny how that happens. The post Microsoft warns Windows 7 is dangerously insecure in 2017 appeared first on ExtremeTec...

Raspberry Pi Introduces Compute Module 3, Lite Version, And IO Board

The products are based on the consumer-focused Raspberry Pi 3 released in February 2016, with modifications for business customers.

Pure Base 600: A Humble Case From be quiet!

Today we see a more humble case offering from be quiet!, the Pure Base 600.

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