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WD Adds Helium-Filled 10 TB NAS HDDs to WD Red, WD Red Pro Lineups

Western Digital has announced two new helium-filled hard drives targeting consumer and business NAS applications. The new WD Red and WD Red Pro HDDs increase capacity of WD’s NAS drives to 10 TB, boost their performance and also reduce their power consumption. Show More Summary

Hands On With the Synology DS1517+ NAS: Affordable 10Gbps

Storage for small offices has been a tradeoff between network-accessible and high performance. Now that there are relatively inexpensive 10 Gigabit options available, its possible to have both. The post Hands On With the Synology DS1517+ NAS: Affordable 10Gbps appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Asus Strix 15 GL502VS Gaming Laptop Review

Back in November, Asus sent us the Strix GL502VM-DB71, which we gave our Editor Recommended award. Will the updated Strix GL502VS put the old Strix in its place?

The quickest, simplest way to speed up an old, tired PC

Got an old PC? Here's how to breathe new life into your old desktop system.

With one small tweak, the iPad could replace the laptop

Apple clearly wants the iPad to replace the laptop. In fact, the company believes that it is already superior to the laptop. But it isn't.

Western Digital Launches HGST Ultrastar SS300 SSDs: 3D NAND for Data Centers

Western Digital has officially introduced its first data center-class SSDs using 3D NAND flash. The new HGST Ultrastar SS300 SSDs are designed for SAS applications with mixed workloads that demand drives with endurance but are not the highest performance possible. Show More Summary

AT20 Giveaway Day 19: EVGA Is Never Board with Power

Good morning everyone. The AT20 giveaway series is nearly at an end. With today being day 19 of our 20 day giveaway celebration of AnandTech’s 20 th anniversary, that means we only have 3 giveaways left! So let’s get down to business. For this morning’s giveaways, we have a pair of prizes from the always-excellent EVGA. Show More Summary

Microsoft Set to Unveil New Surface Pro With No USB-C or Thunderbolt

Microsoft is prepping an update to its Surface Pro 4, but the company won't be making any dramatic changes to its hardware. The post Microsoft Set to Unveil New Surface Pro With No USB-C or Thunderbolt appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 280 Cooler Review

Cooler Master’s latest 2x 140mm closed-loop liquid CPU cooler promises improved radiator, pump, and cooling plate design. Will its performance deliver on those promises?

Gaming Laptops Under $500

Best/Recommended gaming laptops up to $500 The post Gaming Laptops Under $500 appeared first on Gaming Laptops Junky.

Panasonic Recalls 280,000 Tablet Battery Packs Due to Fire Hazard

Panasonic this week announced a voluntary recall of batteries due to fire and burn hazards. The battery packs being recalled were used in one of its rugged tablets. In total, the company is recalling 280 thousand battery packs, after...Show More Summary

SK Hynix Advances Graphics DRAM: GDDR6 Added to Catalogue, GDDR5 Gets Faster

SK Hynix has added GDDR6 memory chips to its product catalogue, revealing their general specifications and launch timeframe sometimes in Q4 2017. As expected, the new GDDR6 ICs will be available late this year and will run at speeds not achievable by GDDR5. Show More Summary

State Of Tango, Google I/O 2017

Google is no stranger to ambitious moonshots, but unlike the just announced VR headset, Google Glass, or even Google Home, all of which were designed and sold by Google, Tango relies on Android partners to invest in the plan.

Here's how to check if your favorite iOS apps are going to soon become obsolete

iOS 11 could be the end of the line for a lot of old apps. Here's how to find out if an app you rely on might stop working soon.

Microsoft Campus Tour

We went inside Microsoft's? Redmond headquarters to see what employee life is like and what's going on behind the scenes.

There's a handy shortcut menu hidden on your iPhone or iPad

Here's a simple trick that will make it much easier for you to find and use the buried features that you regularly use on your iPhone or iPad.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Review: Android Excellence In Performance And Design

Buzz for Samsung's highly anticipated "next Galaxy" devices, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, has reached a fevered pitch, and for good reason. When it comes to smartphone market share percentages, there's Samsung and Apple, and then there's everyone else. Huawei and Oppo might be sneaking up on the leaders, but are still in the single digits,...

Dell XPS 13 2-In-1 Review - Portable And Flexible Living On The Infinity Edge

Dell's XPS 13 and 15 line of notebooks have done well for the company, sparked by a reinvention of the product line back in 2015. Since then, its design signature has reached iconic status for Round Rock, with the ultra-thin bezel of its Infinity Edge display and hatched carbon fiber composite palm rest and keyboard area earning the series...

Lenovo IdeaCentre Y900 RE Gaming Desktop And IdeaPad Y900 Gaming Notebook Preview

‘Tis the season to stomp on your enemies with the help of new gaming hardware, so we jumped at the chance to fire up a couple of Lenovo’s top gaming machines, a burly 17-inch gaming laptop and a gaming desktop PC designed in conjunction with Razer. Just a small side note: we're actually giving away these machines in the days ahead to a couple...

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro Review: The First Tango Augmented Reality Smartphone

Lenovo introduced the Google Project Tango Augmented Reality-infused Phab 2 Pro smartphone back in June and the product marked a number firsts for both the manufacturer and the industry as a whole. The Phab 2 Pro is the first consumer retail device to support Google Project Tango AR technology, with a multi-camera and sensor array that gives...

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