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HP ZBook 14u G6 and ZBook 15u G6 will get Whiskey Lake-U with vPro and AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200 graphics (Source: HP)

AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200 will debut on upcoming HP ZBook 14u G6 and ZBook 15u G6 mobile workstations

The refreshed models are coming next month with a handful of internal updates to improve both performance and security including Sure Sense, Sure View Gen3, brighter displays, and 8th gen ULV Intel Core with vPro. The designs and ...
AMD's next generation of GPUs could be launched on a particularly fitting date. (Source: PC Builder's Club)

AMD Navi could see launch on July 7, 2019: latest rumor

The next generation of AMD cards based on the Navi architecture could be unveiled at Computex this year. However, according to some other rumors, they could also have their own dedicated release event on July 7 this year. It would...
The ConceptD 9, 7, and 5 laptops are part of Acer's new ConceptD portfolio. (Source: Acer)

Acer announces the ConceptD 9, 7, and 5 laptops featuring up to a 9th Gen i9 CPU and GeForce RTX 2080 GPU

The ConceptD line from Acer has been revealed, and it includes three new laptops: The Acer ConceptD 9, the Acer ConceptD 7, and the Acer ConceptD 5. The notebooks are aimed at creatives and designers, and the high-end ConceptD 9 c...
PUBG has been banned in Nepal. (Source: Polygon)

Nepalese authorities order nationwide ban on PUBG

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, or PUBG for short, is one of the Korean studio Bluehole's biggest success stories. However, some state regulators seem not to like it as much as its millions of players do. Nepal is the latest countr...
Disney+ may or may not disrupt major players such as Netflix later this year. (Source: Disney)

More details on new Disney+ streaming service to be made available soon

The new Disney+ streaming service will entail a mixture of old and new shows from all of the studios under its umbrella. This, therefore, includes Lucasfilm, 21st Century Fox, Pixar and Marvel. Therefore, Netflix may indeed forfei...
The alleged new app icons for discrete Apple Podcast and TV apps. (Source: 9to5Mac)

Apple to phase iTunes out in favor of standalone media apps in future versions of macOS

iTunes, the unified account by which Apple apps and services are accessed on devices such as Macs, seems to have been around forever. However, it also appears that this is no longer the case. A 9to5Mac contributor has confirmed ru...
India is now one of YouTube's biggest markets. (Source: Rotor Videos)

YouTube calculates that it has 265 million active users in India, expects this to roughly double by 2020

YouTube has amassed a 265 million-stong user based in the Indian market. Speaking at a recent Google conference, the service's CEO, Susan Wojcicki, projected that this number would grow further to 500 million by next year. The exe...
The new Canon EOS Rebel SL3. (Source: Canon)

Canon updates its EOS Rebel compact DSLR camera line with APS-C, an LCD touchscreen and 4K

Canon has launched the EOS Rebel SL3, the latest in this line of compact DLSRs. This model is capable of 4K reconding, a first for the EOS Rebel series. It does so with its 24.1 megapixel (MP) APS-C sensor, which is compatible wit...
A cut-away diagram of an EUV machine. (Source: IEEE Spectrum)

TSMC will fire on all 7nm-making cylinders by the next half of 2019: new report

According to a new report by DigiTimes, the uptake of 7nm chips from TSMC was at its lowest 2019 ebb in the first quarter of this year (1Q2019). However, the company expects its orders to push its relevant processes to their full ...
STH's proposed PCIe arrangement for a dual-socket Rome CPU. (Source: ServertheHome)

AMD's EPYC Rome CPUs could have double the PCIe lanes of the corresponding Intel chipset

A blog called ServertheHome has drawn on the latest leaks and info on EPYC Rome to conclude that it could have between 128 and 160 PCIe lanes. By contrast, the competing Intel Xeon Platinum 9200 solution may have only 80. On top o...
The new ASUS ROG Swift PG349Q. (Source: ASUS)

The latest ASUS ROG ultra-wide gaming monitor is overclockable to 120Hz

The ASUS ROG Swift PG349Q is a 34-inch, 21:9 Ultra-wide monitor with a resolution of 3440x1440. The OEM claims that these specs give 35% more desktop space compared to a WQHD panel. More to the point, however, this new monitor can...
Trade in your aging gaming laptop for 25 percent off a brand new Eurocom laptop

Deal | Trade in any gaming laptop for up to 25 percent off a brand new Eurocom laptop

Eurocom is refreshing its trade-in program this year now that Nvidia Turing options are available. Send in any MSI or Alienware laptop for an automatic 25 percent off a configurable Eurocom system. Other laptops may be accepted as...
Fujitsu Celsius H780 (i7-8850H, P2000, FHD) Workstation Review

86% Fujitsu Celsius H780 (i7-8850H, P2000, FHD) Workstation Review

Imbalanced. As a somewhat smaller player, Fujitsu is facing an uphill battle in the mobile workstation market. Can Fujitsu establish its Celsius H780 as a credible competitor against the likes of Dell, HP and Lenovo? That may be difficult, since the Fujitsu Celsius H780 revealed plenty of weaknesses in our comprehensive review.
Intel Core i7-8850H | NVIDIA Quadro P2000 | 15.6" | 2.8 kg
The Hyper "UUH" hub is designed to have 15 USB ports on one side. (Source: Hyper)

Hyper "announces" a USB type C hub with a 3.5-inch floppy disk drive

The MacBook accessory company Hyper has posted a page on its website for something it calls the "mother of all USB hubs". It has a total of 18 USB ports, 4 SD card slots, a range of legacy monitor ports and, best of all, a 3.5-inc...
Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme (i7-8650U, RX540) Laptop Review

84% Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme (i7-8650U, RX540) Laptop Review

Extreme durability. The Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme is an absolute tank. The Latitude 7424 wraps a competent computer in a dust-tight and water-resistant shell that can take a beating without much fuss. However, this durability comes at a high cost - weight and size.
Intel Core i7-8650U | AMD Radeon RX 540 | 14" | 3.5 kg
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G Desktop GPU review

MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G Desktop GPU review

Quiet, fast and colourful! The GeForce RTX 2070 offers more power than the base model RTX 2060. With 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM, the GeForce RTX 2070 is equipped with just as much VRAM as the higher model RTX 2080. MSI has furnished us with a test sample which has a significantly higher TDP rating than the Nvidia reference model - read on for our review with numerous benchmarks to find out where the MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G sits in the rankings, and how well it performs in games.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop) | 32"
The new Apple iMac could be in line for some serious aftermarket upgrades. (Source: Apple)

The 27-inch iMac 2019's RAM may be upgraded to 128GB

Apple puts the maximum RAM of its new 27-inch iMac at 64GB. However, the memory kit-maker OWC has confirmed that the PC is indeed compatible with twice this value. Therefore, it now sells upgrade kits for this PC that may allow a ...
The Jabra Evolve 65e neckbuds. (Source: Jabra)

The new Jabra Evolve 65e is a pair of neckbuds with "professional-grade sound quality"

Jabra has released its latest generation of neckbuds, the Evolve 65e. The audio company claims that this wireless set of earphones has consumer-grade comfort with professional levels of audio. This product has attained Skype for B...
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G Desktop Graphics Card Review

MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G Desktop Graphics Card Review

The entry point to the RTX world! The Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 is a budget RTX GPU that includes such features as Ray tracing and DLSS. We received a sample GPU from our partner MSI. This graphics card uses MSI’s proprietary board design. We put the MSI RTX GPU through its paces by running numerous benchmarks and video games with it. You can learn how well it did by reading our review.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop) | 32"
The Gen11 graphics may surface along with next-gen Intel CPUs soon. (Source: Liliputing)

Intel Gen11 GPU variants detailed in new Graphics Command Center analysis

The blog TechPowerUp claims to have accessed the new Intel Graphics Command Center's INF file. It apparently lists the various sub-types of the new, particularly powerful Gen11 integrated GPUs. They may also pertain to Ice Lake an...
Lenovo ThinkPad E590 (i7-8565U, UHD 620, FHD) Laptop Review

87% Lenovo ThinkPad E590 (i7-8565U, UHD 620, FHD) Laptop Review

Same procedure as last year. Something that worked in 2018 does not have to be wrong in 2019 – this is something that Lenovo might have thought when planning the announcement of the ThinkPad E590. The new Lenovo ThinkPad is pretty much the same machine as the older E580 with a new CPU. Is the ThinkPad E590 still a sensible choice for an office laptop?
Intel Core i7-8565U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
OWC offers memory kits for the new 27-inch iMac. (Source: OWC)

OWC has prepared RAM upgrades for the 27-inch 2019 iMac already

OWC is a company that caters to iMac fans who want to upgrade their new Apple all-in-ones. It has announced its new Memory Kits for the 2019 27-inch iMac (the 5K model). As this new 2019 variant has 4 user-accessible slots, OWC is...
The Blue Yeti is apparently the best USB mic. (Source: Amazon)

The best USB microphone is made by Blue: new analysis

In a world where everyone seems to be a streamer or caster or some kind, a USB microphone may be a viable purchase. They combine the possible advantage of improved audio with a power source that is already built into your machine....
Dell Latitude 5420 Rugged (i7-8650U, AMD RX 540) Laptop Review

89% Dell Latitude 5420 Rugged (i7-8650U, AMD RX 540) Laptop Review

Tough but thin. Rugged Notebooks aren't known for their svelte profiles, but the Dell Latitude 5420 Rugged tries to trim things down while maintaining the durability of the Latitude Rugged line. While there are some sacrifices compared to other rugged laptops, the Latitude 5420 Rugged is an overall convincing machine.
Intel Core i7-8650U | AMD Radeon RX 540 | 14" | 2.8 kg
New iMacs are now available. (Source: Apple)

Apple has updated its iMac line-up for 2019

In a move that aligns with relevant rumors from days ago, Apple has upgraded its take on the all-in-one (AIO) PC. However, these new desktops are iMacs, not iMac Pros. Nevertheless, they now come with 8th- or 9th-gen Intel process...
Adobe Shockwave has come to the end of its life. (Source: Adobe)

Shockwave support will finally come to an end in April 2019

Adobe Shockwave was once the essential plug-in for interactive website elements and functions. However, it has been long overtaken by more up-to-date options. Its maker has announced the cessation of support for this relative dino...
The new Leica Q2. (Source: Leica)

Leica unveils the second-generation Q camera, with 4K and an improved imaging sensor

Leica has launched the Q2, the second generation of its high-end full-frame sensor module. It is capable of 4K/UHD recording, 47.3-megapixel image capture, and expanded crop functions. The new Leica Q2 also has some degree of wate...
The new Stratix 10 TX FPGA. (Source: Intel)

Intel prepares for 5G demands with its new Stratix 10 TX FPGA

Intel has unveiled a new and powerful transceiver for 2019 at the Optical Fiber Communications (OFC) conference in San Diego. This module, the Stratix 10 TX, enables data-transmission rates of as much as 58 gigabits per second (Gb...
Microsoft Edge is being re-vamped with numerous Chromium tweaks. (Source: Microsoft)

Images of Chromium-based Edge emerge online

The new version of Microsoft Edge, a browser whose development is now driven by that of Chromium's, has been leaked in a set of images by Neowin. They show a browser that will indeed ring a number of bells for those who follow the...
The single-fan EVGA GTX 1060 6GB. (Source: Topachat)

The GTX 1060 is being cleared off to make room for the 1660 series – or is it?

A blog has claimed that a GTX 1060 6GB card had gone down to €179.90 (about US$204) in a French computing store. However, this price is no longer available. In any case, it turns out that the card in question was of the single-fan...
An outline of the Ryzen 3000 line's pricing may have been leaked. (Source: PC Builder's Club)

Fresh leak purports to outline Ryzen 3000 price-scheme in Singapore market

A new leak associated with the upcoming Ryzen 3000 series has surfaced. It is a pricelist that has been distributed by the IT seller Bizgram, which has an address in Singapore. This document baldly lists all the new Threadripper v...
This potential feature is part of Google's Web development program. (Source: Google)

Chrome developers are preparing a new feature to make back/forward navigation faster

Google engineers are developing a 'back/forward cache' to reduce the latency with which Chrome returns to a previous page, or goes forward from one. This involves saving an entire webpage in memory, JavaScript included. While this...
Lenovo ThinkPad X390 & X390 Yoga: Smallest ThinkPads now with 13.3 inch instead of 12.5 inch LCDs

MWC19 | Lenovo ThinkPad X390 & X390 Yoga: Smallest ThinkPads now with 13.3 instead of 12.5 inch LCDs

Aside from the larger ThinkPads of the T series, Lenovo has announced two compact models of the X series as well. The Thinkpad X390 has a bigger display with a much smaller screen bezel than its predecessor, while the ThinkPad X39...
According to a new report, smartphones are now the most popular form of consumer tech. (Source: YouTube)

Smartphones account for 59% of all spending on consumer electronics in 2018: tech author

Jim Harris, an author and speaker on disruptive innovations, has released a new report on consumer tech ahead of MWC 2019. In it, he claims that 59% of all the money spent in the same market in 2018 was expended on smartphones. Ha...
Xbox One games may become available on the Switch. (Source: Nintendo Enthusiast)

Nintendo Switch may gain ability to use Xbox features, including Game Passes, soon

A YouTuber has asserted that Microsoft will port some games and features to the Nintendo Switch later this year. The indie title Ori has been specifically named in relation to this new purported deal to link the two platforms. Thi...
Some Adobe CC plans are cheaper than normal right now. (Source: Adobe)

Adobe is offering a limited-time discount on individual Creative Cloud Plans

Adobe is offering a discount on the prices of all-app Creative Cloud (CC) plans. This offer applies to monthly-paid prices for CC and CC plus Adobe Stock plans only, and drops them to US$39.99 and $69.98 respectively. It is valid ...
Windows 20H1, not 19H2, is being tested now. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft starts developing Windows 20H1 ahead of 19H2

Microsoft's next probable major software release is 19H2, the April 2019 update. However, a build associated with a release in 2020 is the one that has most recently popped up for users in the Skip Ahead program. Despite this, the...
Acer has released slightly disappointing early-year financials. (Source: Acer)

Acer has announced its financial report for January 2019

Acer has released a report in which it puts its January 2019 revenues at about US$540 million. These figures have decreased by 23.7% compared to December 2018 and by 1.3% compared to January 2018. The company has cited the ongoing...
Unity could unleash its ray-tracing potential soon. (Source: Unity)

NVIDIA CEO may have spoiled Unity Engine's ray-tracing support announcement

NVIDIA's CEO, Jensen Huang, referenced both Unreal and Unity Engines in relation to ray-tracing during a company conference call about its fourth-quarter earnings conducted this week. That is odd, however, as only Unreal has ray-t...
The Shuttle DH370: A 1.3 litre PC that supports up to 65 W TDP, 8th generation Intel Core processors. (Image source: Shuttle)

The Shuttle DH370: A 1.3 litre PC that supports up to 8th generation Intel Core i7 processors

Shuttle has expanded its range of compact Mini PCs. The DH370 is a barebones PC based on the H370 chipset that can be equipped with up to a hexa-core processor.
Activision Blizzard will allegedly cut its staff numbers soon. (Source: Activision Blizzard)

Activision Blizzard will supposedly announce layoffs for hundreds of staff next week

A new piece in Bloomberg has cited sources allegedly close enough to Activision Blizzard to allege that the gaming company will let "hundreds" of staff go. The firm is apparently taking this action to maximise profits and to "cent...
AMD has posted a generally positive 2018 financial report. (Source: AMD)

AMD releases 2018 financial performance results, showing strong revenue and market share gains

AMD has released its final financial report for 2018. It shows that the company had made nearly US$6.5 billion for this year, which is a 23% increase compared to 2017. The company also claims to have posted a net income of $337 mi...
Fujitsu Celsius H980 (Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA Quadro P3200) Workstation Review

87% Fujitsu Celsius H980 (Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA Quadro P3200) Workstation Review

An XXL workstation. Fujitsu has updated its Celsius workstation to Intel Coffee Lake processors. The Celsius H980 also includes an NVIDIA Quadro P3200 GPU. Read on to find out whether the Japanese manufacturer has fixed the cooling problems that plagued the Celsius H970 and how its successor performs in our tests.
Intel Core i7-8750H | NVIDIA Quadro P3200 | 17.3" | 3.5 kg
Skype users can now blur their backgrounds during video calls. (Source: Skype)

Skype now offers the option to blur out a video caller's background

Many Skype users may be reluctant to take a call due to how messy or inappropriate their surroundings may be. Now, however, the app's latest update adds a toggle that blurs everything but the caller out of a camera's shot. This ne...
Jensen Huang will speak at this year's GTC. (Source: Wikipedia)

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang will give a keynote at the 2019 GPU Technology Conference

Jensen Huang, NVIDIA's chief executive officer (CEO), will deliver the keynote speech at this year's GPU Technology Conference (GTC). This event will take place in several locations in San José, California, from March 17 to 21, 20...
The original Oculus Rift. (Source: Oculus)

Next-generation Oculus Rift is rumored to have adjustable room lighting and inbuilt tracking sensors

The next Oculus VR headset to be released is rumored to be called the Rift S. The latest leaks on this device suggests that it will come with its own onboard tracking cameras, rather than rely on USB-connected sensors. It may also...
VLC will get a new update soon. (Source: VLC)

VLC 4.0 will support uninterrupible music playback and Apple AirPlay, but also drop support for multiple older platforms

The latest update to the VLC media player (4.0) will bring more features, especially for iOS. However, it will also no longer support older versions of the same platform, along with some others (e.g. Windows XP). It also now offer...
More Inbox features are reportedly leaching into Gmail. (Source: Google)

New Reddit leak suggests Gmail will gain more Inbox features soon

A post on Reddit allegedly contains a screenshot of a Gmail app interface that integrates many features taken from Inbox. They include a pinned-only toggle, per-subject bundling and Assistant-esque reminders. They may have been pi...
Intel Xeon W retail box (Source: Intel Newsroom)

Intel releases the 28-core Xeon W-3175X processor

The new Xeon W-3175X workstation-oriented processor sports no less than 28 cores and 56 threads, runs at 3.1 GHz (4.3 GHz turbo boost), has a TDP of 255 W, and supports up to 512 GB of hexa-channel DDR4 ECC memory. Announced back ...
Laptops with removable MXM 3 GeForce RTX 2080 graphics coming soon from Eurocom

Update | Laptops with removable MXM 3 GeForce RTX 2080 graphics coming soon from Eurocom

Jumping from the GTX 1080 to the RTX 2080 will cost users an extra $250 USD. Eurocom is proving that the MXM form factor is here to stay even in the face of Dell's proprietary DGFF solution for the Alienware Area-51m.

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