Jamie has been abusing computers since he was a little lad. What began as a curiosity quickly turned into an obsession. As senior editor for Techgage, Jamie handles content publishing, web development, news and product reviews, with a focus on peripherals, audio, networking, and full systems.
While Computex is officially over now, there is still a load of info to go through from all the different announcements. GIGABYTE was one of the many excited board partners showcasing many of the new advanced technologies that AMD has instigated with its Zen 2 platform, and it goes beyond just the…..
Computex is a great time for PC hardware companies to show off, not just upcoming products, but their technical prowess too. ASUS decided to show off in both categories with its new ZenBook Pro Duo, a dual display laptop that’s close to the conceptual all-display laptop shown the previous year. The Pro…..
When it comes to overclocking, getting memory speeds high can be quite the challenge when you also need larger capacities. The more memory you have and the more slots it takes up, the more unstable it becomes. G.SKILL has a solution to this with its massive 384GB kit of 12 modules, running…..
There’s been rumors for some time that Corsair was going to break into the custom water cooling market, we just didn’t know when. Here we are at Computex 2019, and we finally get to see what Corsair’s been up to. The Hydro X line is a full selection of all the parts…..
While much of what was on show at Computex this year for HyperX was shown at CES, there were a few new items to add to the line-up of future releases. The HyperX Cloud headsets got a new addition in the form of the Cloud Alpha S, a new Alloy keyboard using…..
The amount of choice when it comes to NVIDIA’s ray tracing extension, RTX, has been somewhat limited for the most part. On the professional side, dozens of software companies have already integrated Tensor and RT cores into their pipeline for rendering and AI assisted tasks. For games, it’s a different story, but…..
Back at CES AMD told the world that its next motherboard, chipset, and CPU, would be the first consumer platform to make use of next-generation PCI express interconnects. At the time there was speculation about what real-world impact this would have. Worry not as Corsair was extremely eager to show off its…..
As part of the deluge of Computex announcements incoming over the next week, NVIDIA will be expanding its mobile RTX GPUs with workstation focused models, including a new 16GB VRAM mobile Quadro RTX 5000 GPU. This also ties in with a new mobile platform which NVIDIA will be calling RTX Studio. RTX…..
AMD received a warm welcome as it gave its first ever keynote at Computex, and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. It took to the stage to present its latest ground-breaking tech with Navi RX 5000 GPUs, and Zen 2 Ryzen 3000 CPUs. There’s a fair amount to cover, so let’s get started.
Intel is prefacing the start of the Computex event in Taipei this year with the announcement of a special edition 9900K, called the i9-9900KS. This CPU will be similar to the sort of limited edition 8086K that was released last year, effectively being a pre-overclocked 8700K. The 9900KS is making headlines because…..
While previously available for pre-order, Oculus has officially released its two new VR headsets to the market, at very competitive prices of $399 for both the Quest and Rift S, each targeting slightly different markets. The Rift S is just a minor iteration on the original Oculus Rift, designed to be hooked…..
If you’ve got a decent pair of wireless headphones, but now want a wireless microphone, then Antlion Audio may have something for you. The ModMic Wireless takes away the the cable clutter, but does it cut any corners with the audio quality? Let’s find out!
Not long ago at GDC 2019, NVIDIA announced that in an upcoming driver release, select non-RTX GPUs would be able to make use of ray tracing technologies through DXR. These GPUs would use normal shaders to ray trace scenes, albeit at much lower fidelity and at the expense of performance. As of…..
Announced today, AMD released its latest refresh of its Ryzen Pro lineup of low-power mobile CPUs, used in commercial and business sectors. These CPUs are in effect the same 2nd generation Ryzen CPUs we saw launched at CES, but with AMDs Pro security co-processor. These new Ryzen Pro CPUs are built around…..
At GDC 2019, there was a surprise announcement that Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 has been slated for release sometime in 2020, published by Paradox, and developed by Hardsuit Labs. Being released under Paradox does have quite a silver lining: its openness to modding. That was something that was critical to…..
Over the last decade or so, we’ve seen many attempts at online game streaming services, very few of which survive. At this year’s GDC, Google made a surprise announcement by launching its own cloud gaming service called Stadia. Powering this new service will be custom built AMD Radeon datacenter GPUs. Singled out…..
We’re here at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference 2019, and there is a tonne to talk about. From RTX Servers and Workstations, Omniverse collaboration software to unite 3D film studios, CUDA-X AI libraries, a huge focus on data science, a $99 Jetson Nano dev kit, and more.
Getting directions to places you’ve never been before is pretty easy these days with sat nav. But what if where you want to go doesn’t have an address, rather a string of GPS coordinates, or uses a language you are not familiar with? At CES 2019, we found what3words, and it proposes an interesting solution to this problem.
Audio seemed to have a great deal more focus this year at CES than in years past, with HyperX surprising us with some of its new products. While we saw the usual assortment of new peripherals, there is in fact still some interesting aural tech going on. The first thing that grabs your…..
On show at Corsair’s press event was an appearance by new acquisition, Elgato, maker of the numerous streaming and capture decks, as well as the more recent Stream Deck. Streaming has grown increasingly popular, with some making it their full-time job. However, there are numerous technical obstacles along the way that Elgato…..