10 Sep ‘Silver Chains’ Review – Debut Game From Cracked Heads Games

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“Silver Chains” is a new first-person survival/psychological horror game for the PC and soon to be released on Nintendo Switch, released from indie developer Cracked Heads Games published by Headup Games. I recently got the chance to spend some time with this new title, and I wanted to share my review. The protagonist is an […]

10 Sep Gamescom 2019: Ray Tracing Gets More Industry Support

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When NVIDIA first introduced ray tracing for its RTX-branded GeForce consumer graphics cards, I will admit I was a bit skeptical on the timing and performance needed for the hyper-realistic lighting effects. However, as I wrote about here, you really have to experience ray tracing to “get it,” and after I used it on five different […]

29 Aug Based On My Review, The Dell 7400 2-in-1 Lives Up To Its Enterprise Value Proposition

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Back in May, Dell refreshed its business line of Latitude laptops along with the launch of its new Unified Workspace. I covered Dell’s Unified Workspace already as well as the refreshed line of Latitude laptops in full, and now I want to focus specifically on my personal experiences with the Latitude 7400 2-in-1. Before we jump into the Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1, it is relevant to talk about the Latitude 7000 series first.  The Dell Latitude […]

29 Aug TSMC’s Cheng Says Moore’s Law Isn’t Dead And Teases Its N5P Node

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TSMC, a company who has not broadly communicated much to the outside world in the past, uncharacteristically penned a blog today, here. In fact, this is TSMC’s first corporate blog, ever. I shouldn’t be surprised, though, as the author is no other than Godfrey Cheng, TSMC‘s new Head of Global Marketing. I have worked with Cheng when […]

22 Aug Early Thoughts: iPadOS Will Change The Way You Work

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Cue the opening soundtrack to 2001: A Space Odysseyand you’ll get a sense of how revolutionary I believe iPadOS will be for tablet users. iPadOS is still several weeks from its formal release to the general public, but after using the beta version for the past month, I’m convinced that it will have significant repercussions in the […]

22 Aug Samsung’s Galaxy Note Becomes Its Own Line With The Note10

Today, Samsung unveiled its new Galaxy Note 10, available in three different models at different price points. I recently published my review of the Galaxy S10+ (which you can find here, if interested), and I’ve been looking forward to seeing how Samsung would up the ante with the new Note. Without further ado, let’s take a […]

19 Aug Apple’s Purchase Of Intel’s Modem Business Is All About 5G

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This afternoon, it became official: pending regulatory approvals, Apple  will acquire the majority of ’s smartphone modem business. The deal includes IP, equipment, leases, and roughly 2,200 Intel employees, to the tune of roughly $1 billion. This was almost destined to be, from the very day that Apple announced Intel would be its modem supplier of choice. Intel […]

19 Aug AMD-NVIDIA Competition Is Back In Mid-Range Consumer GPUs

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This year was a very interesting one in consumer technology, as AMD introduced new CPU and GPU architectures, and NVIDIA  continued to cement new technologies like ray tracing. Both companies made significant progress. NVIDIA’s RTX ray tracing capabilities launched in some of the biggest titles at E3 and between Computex and E3 this year, AMD unveiled its full […]

19 Aug 5-Month Review: Samsung’s Galaxy S10+ And Buds

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I’ve had the pleasure of using many Android devices, dating back to the Google  G1 and all the way up to the Galaxy S10. However, it’s not often I get an opportunity to review a smartphone with a complimentary pair of equally impressive earbuds. I have been using the Galaxy S10+ with the Galaxy Buds since they […]

19 Aug Siggraph 2019: Having Experienced Ray Tracing, I Am Now Convinced It Is The Future

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Monday marked the start of Siggraph, the annual graphics conference, and I thought it was time to weigh in on ray tracing. I won’t personally be attending the show, but Moor Insights & Strategy analyst Anshel Sag will be. New technologies have come and gone for the past 100 years; some stick, most do not. […]

19 Aug Former Synaptics CEO Rick Bergman Rejoins AMD To Lead PC And Semi-Custom Businesses

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AMD announced today that former CEO of Synaptics Inc., Rick Bergman, will be rejoining AMD to run what the company calls its “Computing and Graphics” (CG) business segment. The CG segment is its largest and includes its PC, gaming, and semi-custom businesses, which include the AMD Ryzen, Radeon and game console products and platforms. Last […]

06 Aug LG G8 ThinQ Impresses With Its Crystal OLED Sound Speaker And DAC

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In 2019 we have seen incredible innovations like a foldable smartphone, an in-screen fingerprint scanner, and even an in-screen camera. It is no secret that the LG G8 ThinQ isn’t the phone that everybody has been talking about in 2019. Not a lot has changed from last years LG G7, and it is getting difficult […]

06 Aug Amazon Fire TV A Star Of Prime Day Sales

Unless you were living under a rock, you know that Amazon Prime Day, literally the biggest blow out shopping event only rivaling the holidays, took place last week. Amazon created Prime Day out of thin air and, for itself and partners, and it has brought much of the industry out of its summer shopping doldrums. […]

31 Jul AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT And 5700 Consumer GPU Product Reviews Indicate Its Degree Of Competitiveness

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Check out the coverage on AMD’s new 3rd Generation Ryzen desktop processors. Last Sunday, AMD officially announced the availability of its AMD Radeon RX 5700 series consumer graphics cards. Along with the new graphics cards, AMD announced its 3rd Gen Ryzen desktop processors which I wrote about last week here. Like Ryzens, the 5700 Series announcement was a […]

31 Jul Synaptics Timing With Edge Solutions Aligns With Google’s Increased Privacy Push

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Google held its big annual developer conference, I/O, back in May. While the event has come and gone, its repercussions continue to be felt—particularly around privacy and how the company seeks to enable more of it. I think this conversation opens up an opportunity for vendors who are creating intelligent solutions for the edge—one of […]

25 Jul AMD Ryzen 3900X And 3700X Reviews Show The Company Delivered Big On Its Product Promises

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On Sunday AMD officially announced the availability of its 3rd Gen Ryzen desktop processors and its APU with integrated graphics. True to AMD form, it was a multi-year tease starting all the way back to initial hints on the increased capability of the new Zen 2 architecture, new TSMC 7nm process, and new chiplet package. […]

22 Jul XR And 5G At AT&T Shape 2019: A Match Made In Hollywood

I recently attended my first AT&T Shape conference at Warner Brothers Studios in Los Angeles, California. This year’s event focused heavily on 5G as a cornerstone technology, and how it will drive the entire company forward for at least the next decade. As such, AT&T  brought in a lot of partners and exhibitors to demonstrate exactly what 5G means […]

15 Jul RealWear: A Force To Be Reckoned With In Enterprise AR

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RealWear is a player in the enterprise AR space with a lot of momentum across multiple major enterprises. Over the last 18 months, the company shipped over 15,000 of its HMT systems globally, and can now boast over 1,300 enterprise customers and more than 120 applications. RealWear’s AR devices are designed to work in the […]

27 Jun Who Is ‘Really’ Leading In Mobile 5G, Part 3: 5G Mobile Handsets

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Note: Moor Insights & Strategy analyst Anshel Sag contributed significantly to this article. Unless you are living under a rock, you know 5G is the next generation of mobile networks and will be the connectivity backbone most devices in the future. Because of the crucial nature of 5G and how it will help shape the […]

25 Jun AMD Takes Over Computex And E3 With New CPU And GPU Announcements

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AMD’s CEO Lisa Su laid out a very aggressive vision for the future of the company at its first keynote ever at Computex 2019. AMD picked a good year to participate in the opening Computex keynote—it had a lot of new products to announce, including its latest CPU and GPU built on the bleeding edge […]