Published on May 3, 2016 by Rob Williams | Comment (1)
From a convenience and security standpoint, fingerprint readers are an awesome addition to any computing device – whether it be a phone or a computer. It’s long been a worry, though, that if someone was determined enough to gain access to a fingerprint-locked device, it might be easier to replicate that fingerprint rather than…..
Published on May 2, 2016 by Rob Williams | Comment (3)
If you’re an NVIDIA user who’s planning to pick up Battleborn or delve into the betas for Forza Motorsport 6: APEX, Overwatch, or Paragon, the new 365.10 ‘Game Ready’ driver is meant for you. While three of the four new games covered in this release are in beta, the driver is not:…..
Published on May 2, 2016 by Rob Williams | Comment (0)
If you were one of the first to preorder an Oculus Rift and have yet to receive it, there’s some good news: you might be able to go to a store and purchase it there instead. That’s a recommendation that comes straight out of the mouth of Oculus. In a new release,…..
Published on April 28, 2016 by Jamie Fletcher | Comment (0)
It’s not often a unique product shows up in our email and news feeds, but we became curious over something a little different today: a USB compute module for neural networks and machine learning. Movidius’ new Fathom Neural Compute Stick is an ultra-low power processor featuring a Myriad 2 VPU (vision processing…..
Published on April 27, 2016 by Rob Williams | Comment (0)
When it first leaked that Apple was keen on removing the 3.5mm audio jack from future iPhones, even the most devout Apple fans thought the company had finally lost its marbles. While the traditional 3.5mm jack is about as old-school a technology could get on a modern device, it hasn’t really “needed”…..
Published on April 26, 2016 by Jamie Fletcher | Comment (0)
Following up from yesterday’s news story, AMD has officially launched its latest card, a dual-GPU solution based on the Fiji architecture found in the Fury cards. The Radeon Pro Duo – its official name – has a rather unique twist in its launch, the fact that it’s not explicitly a gaming card,…..
Published on April 25, 2016 by Rob Williams | Comment (1)
When AMD introduced its latest-gen graphics cards last summer, it left little to the imagination. Right from the get-go, we knew that the 300-series would include at least four models, and that the Fury line would include a Fury, Fury X, Fury Nano, and a dual-GPU option. At that time, that dual-GPU…..
Published on April 25, 2016 by Rob Williams | Comment (0)
While many vendors are taking advantage of the ongoing VR revolution to offer “VR Ready” products, ASUS is having none of it. Instead, the Taiwanese company wants to take things a step further, and offer “Beyond VR Ready” products. Touché, ASUS. With its Beyond VR Ready program, ASUS is certifying a huge…..
Published on April 21, 2016 by Jamie Fletcher | Comment (3)
Are mechanical keyboards with CHERRY MX Red switches still too slow for your twitch reflex actions? Corsair will soon be rolling out a new branch of some of its iconic peripherals in the new RAPIDFIRE range. The three keyboards, the K70, K70 RGB, and K65 RGB, will soon start to get a…..
Published on April 20, 2016 by Jamie Fletcher | Comment (0)
Soon to replace the current generation of WD Re drives, the new WD Gold series aims to better tune itself to the requirements of datacenters with an assortment of features and lower power. The launch brings three new capacities of 4, 6 and 8TB, each geared for slightly different workloads rather than…..