In early August, SanDisk and Toshiba announced the world's first 256Gbit, 48-layer NAND chip for solid state drives. Now Samsung has its own version of the same, and the race is on to bring it to retail products.
Today's software often doesn't need a powerful PC to run smoothly, but that doesn't mean progress is slowing. In fact, the home PC is quicker than ever, and easily puts every other consumer electronics device to shame.
Enthusiasts love to unlock extreme performance from a CPU by overclocking it, but that path hasn't been an option for laptop owners in the past. Now, Intel plans to change that by releasing an unlocked "K" series mobile chip.
Epic sci-fi strategy is unique among PC gaming genres, but has become stagnant in recent years. Paradox hopes to stir the genre's still waters with Stellaris, an internally developed title that focuses on intergalactic politics.
Microsoft's Windows 7 was well-loved, and many fans have stuck with it despite Microsoft's efforts to sway their opinion. Now that Windows 10 is available, though, the time has come to stop being stubborn and embrace progress.
Microsoft made desktop users unhappy with Windows 8, and hopes that 10 will atone for the company’s sins. It also has to continue support for tablets, 2-in-1s and touchscreen monitors. Can the company walk that tight-rope?
Windows didn’t keep up with rapidly increasing monitor resolution, and the result is ugly, aliased text and images in many menus as recently as Windows 8.1. Does Windows 10 fix it, or does Microsoft’s operating system still prefer…