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AMD announcing specs for Ryzen 9000 CPUs at Computex 2024.

AMD might make a last-minute change to save a Ryzen 9000 CPU

A new report says AMD is considering changing the power specs of an upcoming Ryzen 9000 CPU to help it stay competitive.
Example of Figma app design.

Figma just embraced AI in a big way

Figma is going for a new design that aims to make using the app easier for new users, while still making it worthwhile for the experts.
The Harth Sleep-Shift Light Bulb running next to a bed.

Researchers just solved AI’s biggest conundrum

Recent research out of UC Santa Cruz shows that modern LLMs running billions of parameters can operate on just 13 watts of power without a loss in performance.
AMD's Ryzen 9 7950X3D sitting in the box.

A leaked benchmark shows just how fast AMD’s next flagship CPU will be

Alleged benchmark results suggest that the Ryzen 9 9950X is going to be 45% faster than the Ryzen 9 7950X and up to 60% faster than the Intel Core i9-13900K.
the ElevenLabs reader app on an iPhone

This magical new app is an AI Ron Burgundy for your phone

AI audio startup ElevenLabs released its Reader app for iOS on Wednesday, a model that promises to read aloud the words from virtually any content source.
AMD logo on the RX 7800 XT graphics card.

AMD just revealed a game-changing feature for your graphics card

AMD is set to reveal a neural texture block compression technique next week, which could have big implications for the next generation of graphics cards.
A photo of Mustafa Suleyman.

The Microsoft AI CEO just dropped a huge hint about GPT-5

A towering figure in the world of AI just did a new interview where he talks about the future of GPT-5 and even GPT-6.
AMD's CEO delivering the Computex 2024 presentation.

AMD: ‘We are running as fast as we possibly can’

In a recent interview, AMD detailed its plans in the race against Intel. The company is committed to stay on top of its game.
Google Workspace in Firefox on a Windows laptop.

Google’s Gemini AI is Microsoft Clippy for a new generation

Gemini's AI capabilities are coming to Google's Workspace app suite, but only for paid customers.
Intel announcing its Lunar Lake CPUs.

The biggest question about Intel’s Lunar Lake CPUs was just answered

Intel's Lunar Lake CPUs have been shrouded in mystery, but a new leak details the critical specs of these processors.
smartphone running chatgpt held above a keyboard

OpenAI’s recent acquisition could change PCs forever

OpenAI has acquired a startup called Multi that could drastically shift the capabilities of its AI systems.
Intel's 14900K CPU socketed in a motherboard.

Four months later, Intel CPU stability issues remain

A closer look at the crashes that plague the Intel Core i9-14900K and the Core i9-13900K shows that the fixes that are currently available don't suffice.
A woman holds a laptop with the LG Tandem OLED logo on it.

OLED laptops are about to get brighter, thinner, and more expensive

LG has just announced that it started the mass production of Tandem OLED panels. The displays could be hugely beneficial in upcoming laptops.
Summarization of notification and emails on iPhone with Apple Intelligence.

Apple Intelligence goes against the entire Apple ethos — in a good way

Apple's walled garden is getting upended by its more open approach to AI partnerships.
The keyboard and trackpad on the new Surface Laptop.

The new Surface Laptop whips the MacBook in this important test

Microsoft has finally ended its non-repairable reign of terror, and its new Surface devices have earned an impressive 8/10 from iFixit.
a teacher teaching teens

Google is bringing AI to the classroom — in a big way

Google plans to integrate Gemini AI into its Workspace for Education software suite.
Apple Vision Pro demo unit.

Apple’s cheaper Vision Pro may come with one big drawback

Apple is reportedly facing multiple challenges when it comes to building a more affordable Vision Pro headset that still offers a compelling experience.
Alexa can now handle multiple requests in a list.

Alexa to get supercharged with AI

Amazon is reportedly preparing a major AI update to Alexa that would implement a two-tier subscription plan.
The Apple logo is displayed at the Apple Store June 17, 2015 on Fifth Avenue in New York City

Hacker claims to have hit Apple days after hacking AMD

Intelbroker claims to have breached Apple's defenses and obtained the source code for various tools. Earlier this week, they may have hacked AMD.
Intel keynote.

No, Intel’s Lunar Lake CPUs aren’t being delayed

A new report suggests that Intel's Lunar Lake CPUs are being delayed, but Intel says that's not the case.
PNY RTX 4080 with the power connector attached.

An overclocking legend is making a long-awaited return to graphics cards

Vince Lucido is an overclocking legend, and the man known as Kingpin is said to be making a return to graphics cards with an unexpected brand.
The Surface Laptop shown in front of a Copilot+ sign.

Copilot+ PCs have a secret skill that’s hardly been talked about

The Copilot+ launch has been all about the AI hype, but it might the good old-fashioned performance that really makes these new laptops shine.
The keyboard and trackpad on the new Surface Laptop.

U.S. to ban Kaspersky antivirus software over alleged Russian links

The Biden administration is banning the use of Kaspersky Lab cybersecurity software throughout the U.S. over concerns about possible Russian interference.
OpenAI CTO Mira Murati on stage answering questions.

GPT-5 will have ‘Ph.D.-level’ intelligence

In a new interview, OpenAI CTO Mira Murati describes how intelligent the next generation of AI will be, and when we can expect it.
The Sony XR headset being worn on a someone's face.

Sony details its impressive Vision Pro competitor

Sony shared more details about its new enterprise XR headset at the Augmented World Expo (AWE) this week.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon X Plus

These new chips could be good news for Copilot+ PCs

Although Copilot+ PCs based on Arm appear to have had a rocky start, it seems we haven't seen everything yet.
Gaming on a laptop with the Snapdragon X Elite chip

3 important ways gaming on Arm PCs just got better

Arm PCs have yet to conquer consumers who use Windows for gaming, but Microsoft is confident in their potential.
AMD's Scott Herkalman presenting the RX 7800 XT graphics card.

AMD just suffered a massive data breach that could reveal future products

AMD is investigating a data breach that could reveal future products, but it doesn't seem too concerned about the scale of the attack right now.
Samsung logo outside a store

Samsung is about to go all-in on GPUs

Samsung's key executives including its board of directors have reportedly decided on a major GPU investment.
A Samsung HBM3 memory chip.

Samsung claims the next era of DRAM will be a ‘breakthrough’

Samsung is introducing 3D packaging services to GPUs and CPUs, opening the door to a whole new level of performance.
A hacker typing on an Apple MacBook laptop, which shows code on its screen.

Whatever you do, don’t click this error if you see it pop up

Hackers are showing users fake error messages from Chrome, OneDrive and Microsoft Word and a fake fix to get them to install malware.
Apple Vision Pro

The Vision Pro 2 may already be dead

Rumors are circulating that Apple is halting its work on the next iteration of the Vision Pro headset and instead focusing on a cheaper model.
An AI generated wolf howling

Google’s new AI generates audio soundtracks from pixels

Deep Mind's new generative AI video-to-audio research combines what it sees on-screen with the user's written prompt to create synced audio for a given video.
Xreal Air 2 Ultra with Beam Pro lets you use your hands to interact with virtual content

Xreal’s new device enables Vision Pro features on smart glasses

Xreal's new Beam Pro works with Air and Air 2 smart glasses, replacing your phone while adding spatial video recording and more.