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At approximately the size of your hand, the ThinkStation P320 Tiny is aptly named. (Source: Lenovo)

Size does matter with the ThinkStation P320 Tiny

Lenovo has unveiled what it claims to be the "world's smallest workstation" with the announcement of its ThinkStation P320 Tiny. The company promises "knockout performance" from a device that can fit onto even the most cluttered of desks.
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
Source: Debian

Debian 9 "Stretch" now available

The update brings enhanced security features, more accessible debug tools, and updates to over 51,000 software packages throughout the Debian repositories.
Zotac GeForce GT 1030 Review

Zotac GeForce GT 1030 Review

Tiny Pascal spin-off! With the launch of last year´s new Pascal generation, Nvidia stirred up the high-end segment of graphics cards and bit by bit added mid-range and now entry-level products. The Nvidia GeForce GT 1030 by Zotac offers a low-profile PCB and 2 GB of GDDR5 memory. The question this review is about to answer: Is this GPU branded for use in a living-room PC or can it be actually suitable for gaming?
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 | NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop) | 32"
Intel Skylake silicon (Source: Apple Insider)

Intel Cannonlake may have to wait until Q2 2018

Intel is taking it slow with the 10 nm fabrication process while smartphone manufacturers continue to flock and invest in even smaller 5 nm chips.
Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition with Ubuntu Linux

Dell now has 7 Ubuntu-driven premium laptops in its portfolio

Next to the seven different laptops with Ubuntu Linux on board, Dell also has a 27-inch all-in-one desktop PC that runs this well-known distro. The Kaby Lake-powered models come with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, while their Skylake-driven siblings run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
The Modern Keyboard features a fingerprint scanner located on a key next to the right Alt. (Source: Microsoft)

Want a fingerprint reader? Microsoft now has a keyboard for that

Microsoft has released a new keyboard with embedded fingerprint scanner and is calling it "The Modern Keyboard". The Modern Keyboard has both wireless and wired functionality but comes at the hefty price of US$129.99.
Shuttle unveils NC03U mini PC with Kaby Lake

Shuttle unveils NC03U mini PC with Kaby Lake

The box is just over four inches tall with CPU options ranging from the Celeron 3865U up to the Core i7-7500U commonly found on the latest Ultrabooks.
Google Drive becomes Google Backup and Sync and will release on June 28th. (Source: Google)

Google Drive will become Google Backup and Sync, will be able to back up more files

Google Drive will soon become Google Backup and Sync, which will start backing up your selected files not just from your Google Drive folder, but from almost anywhere on your computer.
Source: XDA

You can now stream PC games to your rooted Android device via Moonlight

Using the new Moonlight app, you can set your Android phone to spoof an NVIDIA Shield device, allowing for game streaming from your PC. You'll need to root the Android device and have at least an NVIDIA GTX 600-series GPU with support for GameStream.
Buy a laptop with GTX 1080 graphics and get Destiny 2 for free

Buy a laptop with GTX 1080 graphics and get Destiny 2 for free

If you're going to purchase a $3000+ laptop or $500+ graphics card within the next two weeks, then you may as well get a free game while supplies last.
Zotac launches world's smallest GTX 1080 Ti graphics card

Zotac launches world's smallest GTX 1080 Ti graphics card

The 250 W graphics card is just 211 mm in length with the same 11 GB of GDDR5X VRAM and 3584 CUDA cores as the full-length original.
As the Retrotube is driven by a Raspberry Pi 3, you can run Raspian, Chromium, or any other Linux distro as your base OS. (Source: Dan Michel)

Retrotube puts your Raspberry Pi inside a 1950s TV

There are many Raspberry Pi cases, but none quite so unique as the Retrotube. Taking its design cues from a 1950s TV, the handmade Retrotube sports an 8-inch 4:3 ratio LCD screen, analogue sound controls, and a lacquered wood finish.
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Hail to the emperor. Eight years after the last version, the real-time strategy game Dawn of War is back. Our benchmark test explores the technology behind the game, and how smoothly it performs on various desktop and notebook GPUs.
The Centurion is Alpha's latest notebook. (Source: Alpha)

Alpha, the team behind the Litebook, introduces new notebook and desktop

Alpha, who released the Litebook back in March, recently announced two new devices running Elementary OS: the Litebox (a compact desktop) and the Centurion (an i7-equipped notebook).
Dirt 4 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Dirt 4 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Into the mud. Codemaster's Dirt-series is the go-to company of rally sports for those of us who like to dig deep into the mud and dirt of rally racing. We have benchmarked the latest 2017 version of the game to present to you the various notebook- and desktop-class GPU results.
Logitech says it took over four years of research and development to make Powerplay a reality. (Source: Logitech)

Logitech's new mousepad charges your wireless mouse as you use it

Logitech has announced a new mousepad that wirelessly charges compatible wireless mice. The so-called "Powerplay" mat will go on sale in August while the two compatible mice, the G903 and G703, will go on sale later this month.
Microsoft says that the Xbox One X will be the company's smallest Xbox yet, though exact dimensions haven't been released. (Source: Microsoft)

Xbox One X is designed for 4K gaming, will ship November 7

Microsoft has officially unveiled "Project Scorpio" as the Xbox One X. The system will be one of the first of a new generation of consoles targeting 4K resolution not just for videos, but for gaming. The One X will release November 7 at a starting price of US$499.
The ZBOX CI327 nano is available with Celeron, Core i3, and Core i5 processors. (Source: Zotac)

Zotac's fanless ZBox CI327 mini PC now on sale starting at US$160

Pricing for Zotac's ZBOX CI327 nano mini PC has been released. The tiny PC starts at US $159 with a Celeron CPU, but can be configured with a Kaby Lake Core i3 or i5 as well.
HP Elite x3 Phablet (incl. Lap Dock) Review

86% HP Elite x3 Phablet (incl. Lap Dock) Review

Business racer. HP is the only manufacturer offering a premium device with Windows 10 Mobile, which is mainly targeted towards business customers. Besides a large display, the customer also receives a strong battery, and a robust case, which can even run x86 programs with HP Workspace.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.96" | 195 g
Rocket League Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Rocket League Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Men's dream? When talking about typical clichés, cars and football are at the very top of many men's wishlists. Rocket League has been combining the two as a fun multi-player game since 2015. Due to the (continuously) very high number of players, we found it about time to check the system requirements.
It's not easy to get to, but the Kaby Lake CPU in the new 21-inch iMac uses a standard LGA 1151 socket. (Source: iFixit)

New 21.5-inch iMac has upgradable CPU, RAM, and 2.5-inch drive

iFixit has found that while the new 21.5-inch iMac is not easy to get inside, the RAM, 2.5-inch drive, and CPU are all technically user-replaceable.
Apple's new iMac Pro packs server-grade specs in an All-in-One chassis. (Source: Apple)

WWDC 2017 | Apple introduces new iMac AIOs, including the powerful iMac Pro

Apple's new All-in-Ones are equipped with Intel Kaby Lake CPUs, Iris Pro integrated graphics, and options for high-res displays and dedicated AMD Radeon GPUs. The iMac Pro, a completely new device, will pack a punch with an 18-core Xeon processor and AMD Vega graphics.
Ryzen 5 1400 and 1600 Review

Ryzen 5 1400 and 1600 Review

AMD now takes on the mainstream segment with the Ryzen 5 1400 and Ryzen 5 1600. The hexa-core in particular performs well in our review, but the Ryzen 1400 is a bit on the fence – which is primarily a result of AMD's in-house competition.
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop) |
Apple brings VR to macOS with Metal and AMD's Radeon 500 series GPUs

WWDC 2017 | Apple brings VR to macOS with Metal and AMD's Radeon 500 series GPUs

The new Metal 2 and Metal for VR APIs bring VR support to macOS for the first time, as well as support for external GPUs and AMD's RX 500 series graphics cards.
The use of large heat-sinks and a 15-watt Kaby Lake CPU mean that the Cubi 3 will provide adequate performance completely silently. (Source:

MSI outs fanless Cubi 3 Kaby Lake powered mini PC

A fanless 15W Kaby Lake-powered mini desktop is a new addition to MSI’s Cubi line of small form-factor PCs.
Console-sized but far more powerful, a small form-factor PC opens up many more possibilities for those who can't spare the space for a traditional desktop.

Zotac Magnus puts small form-factor gaming PCs into the spotlight

Hardware manufacturers have listened to the fans (and sales numbers) and are finally taking small form-factor (SFF) gaming PCs seriously.
The Aorus "Gaming Box" is less than half the size of competing external graphics docks. (Source: LaptopMag)

Aorus releases compact eGPU complete with a mini GTX 1070

Gigabyte (via subsidiary Aorus) has released a Thunderbolt 3 external graphics dock that is specifically designed around miniaturized desktop GPUs. Additionally, the US$599 dock beats the competition by coming with a GTX 1070 pre-installed.
Intel and Microsoft moving forward with always-on eSIM PCs

Intel and Microsoft moving forward with always-on eSIM PCs

Notebook PCs will soon have WWAN/LTE capabilities without requiring external SIM cards or special modems.
The only catch (beyond owning a compatible Logitech mouse) is that the computers must be on the same wireless network. (Source: Logitech)

Logitech Flow allows you to use one mouse with up to 3 PCs simultaneously

Logitech has released its new "Flow" software as part of the Logitech Options suite. Flow allows a user to use a single compatible mouse to not only use one mouse across computers as if they were external monitors, but also copy and paste files and text.
Intel confirms Core i9 series with SKUs up to 18 cores for $2000 USD

COMPUTEX 2017 | Intel confirms enthusiast Core i9 series with SKUs up to 18 cores for $2000 USD

The unlocked X-series will consist of processors spanning from the Core i5-7640X for $242 USD all the way up to the $2000 Core i9-7980XE.
Source: Dell

COMPUTEX 2017 | Dell unveils VR-ready Inspiron 27 7000 All-in-One desktop PC

The AIO can be configured with up to a Ryzen 7 1700 CPU and up to a Radeon RX 580 for VR gaming.
Source: Dell

COMPUTEX 2017 | Dell announces Inspiron 24 5000 AIO with AMD APU and GPU options

The All-in-One features AMD APUs and an optional Radeon RX560. The 23.8-inch display can be configured with or without touch and ships with an optional articulating arm.
Dell launch new Inspiron gaming desktop

COMPUTEX 2017 | Dell launch new Inspiron gaming desktop

Dell has announced the release of their new gaming desktop. The desktop, designed with VR capabilities in mind, will feature the latest Ryzen processors.
Source: MSI

COMPUTEX 2017 | MSI debuts monster GT75VR Titan gaming notebook

The GT75VR Titan is a gaming powerhouse with dual GTX 1070s, an unlocked i7-7820HK CPU, and a 4K 120 Hz display that MSI says covers 100% of the AdobeRGB spectrum.
MSI's vigor GK80 is a fully RGB-backlit keyboard. (Source: MSI)

COMPUTEX 2017 | MSI introduces new peripherals for gaming desktops and notebooks

MSI's new peripherals feature premium specifications and MSI's new Mystic Light RGB lighting scheme for a fully customizable setup.
Image: HIS

HIS quietly releases single-slot RX 550 GPU

The single-slot GPU packs an RX 550 with a small core clock boost in a small footprint.
The GeForce GT 1030 reference card. (Image: NVIDIA)

NVIDIA GeForce Gt 1030 now available

The low-cost GPU seems positioned for eSports titles and multimedia-oriented PCs. The card is now available for purchase from several stores. Prices range from $70-80.
Intel Skylake-X could launch as the Core i9 series

Intel Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X could launch as the Core i9 series

A rumored 12-core Kaby Lake-X CPU may come to market as the "Core i9-7920X" under the new naming convention instead of the "Core i7-7920X" to better differentiate the super high-end X-series from the high-end i7 series.
Image: Microsoft

Ubuntu available in the Windows Store; SUSE and Fedora to come soon

The Linux "apps" will essentially run the distro through a compatibility layer. Users will have access to Bash and the Linux command line.
Image: AMD

Supposed leak reveals AMD Vega GPU specs

A recent Linux Direct Rendering Manager, supposedly from AMD, contains the specifications of an unnamed Vega GPU. The card in question has 8 GB of HBM2 and posted 12.5 TFLOPS of performance.
ECS PB01CF mini PC with Apollo Lake is just 0.15 L

ECS PB01CF mini PC with Apollo Lake is just 0.15 L

The system is so small that it doesn't even include a standard 3.5 mm audio jack. The current configuration is equipped with a Celeron N3350 CPU with support for up to 4K video out via HDMI.
Prey Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Prey Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Successful reboot. The "pre-Prey" from 2006 proved to be a genuine first-person shooter with its gravity components, which players long remembered. After discontinuing the originally planned Prey 2, the publisher Bethesda has announced a reorientation of the franchise in 2017. We checked the PC version's performance.
The core of Intel’s unveiling today revolves around the different processor levels they will be offering, and where the new integrated options will fit in the new stack. (Source: Anandtech)

Intel announces new Xeon processors and naming scheme

Some of the names of the upcoming Intel Xeon processors, based on the Skylake microarchitecture, were accidentally ‘leaked’ through official sources.
Intel profits surge as of Q1 2017

Intel profits surge as of Q1 2017

The chipmaker is benefiting from a stable consumer PC market with profits up 45 percent compared to Q1 2016 with 14.8 billion USD in revenue.
Nvidia GeForce 1030 may be coming soon (Source: Exprereview)

Nvidia GeForce GT 1030 may be coming soon

The GeForce Pascal series currently consists of only GTX options with no low-end to mainstream GT solutions. This may change soon according to rumors of a GT 1030 with 512 shader processors and a 30 W TDP.
The Predator X27 features Quantum Dot enhancement film technology, 178-degree viewing angles, and Nvidia's Ultra Low Motion Blur technology. (Source: PCGamer)

Acer introduces its flagship gaming display, the Predator X27 monitor

Acer's Predator X27 display combines G-Sync HDR, a 4K resolution, and a 144Hz rate to make what in theory will be one of the best gaming displays on the market, though it probably won't be cheap.
Ars Technica and GOG are giving away copies of The Witcher: Enhanced Edition. (Source: Ars Technica)

Ars Technica and GOG are giving away copies of The Witcher: Enhanced Edition

To celebrate a new partnership, Ars Technica and GOG are giving away free codes for The Witcher: Enhanced Edition for PC or Mac for the next two days.
Zotac unveils ZBox CI327 mini PC with passively cooled Celeron N3450

Zotac unveils ZBox CI327 mini PC with passively cooled Celeron N3450

The CI327 is destined to be a silent low-power media center for streaming and browsing with its wide range of video outputs and USB ports.
The Radeon Pro Duo features two professional-grade GPUs on a single card. (Source: AMD)

AMD announces Radeon Pro Duo dual GPU for professionals

The upcoming Radeon Pro Duo will feature two GPUs on a single card. The professional grade graphics card will have a whopping 32 GB of VRAM and is able to hit 11.45 TFLOPS.

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