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A technician placing a CPU into a motherboard socket for a PC.

Vulnerability steals data from Intel and AMD CPUs — and you’re probably affected

A new vulnerability code-named Hertzbleed has been found to expose secret cryptographic keys. It most likely affects all Intel and AMD CPUs.
MacBook Air with M2 chip seen over a purple background.

Apple may not resurrect the 12-inch MacBook after all

Recent rumors pointed toward Apple possibly releasing a 12-inch MacBook in the near future. However, it seems that the Apple supply chain is unaware of it.
Laptop running Internet Explorer.

Why nearly 50% of Windows 10 users still cling to Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer is on the brink of retirement, but new research shows that up to 47% of Windows 10 devices still have Explorer set as their browser.
14th-generation Intel processor.

Why Intel Meteor Lake could pack a lot more punch for the same power

Intel has just given the public an in-depth look into its upcoming Intel Meteor Lake chip. It's said to offer a greater balance between performance and power.
Intel Raptor Lake chip shown in a rendered image.

Intel Raptor Lake destroys Alder Lake in an early benchmark

Intel's upcoming Raptor Lake Core i9-13900 CPU was just spotted in a very early benchmark. It proved itself to be up to 50% faster than Alder Lake.
Vivaldi browser with a built-in email client.

Vivaldi builds mail, calendar, and feed reader right into your browser

Vivaldi has just added a slew of quality-of-life updates to its browser, including a built-in email client, calendar, and feed reader. Should rivals worry?
Stage manager in macOS Ventura.

MacOS Ventura’s best feature is 16 years in the making

Apple introduced Stage Manager with MacOS Ventura, but it seems the feature may not be as new as we thought -- it's been in the works for 16 years.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D socketed in a motherboard.

AMD is bringing 3D V-Cache back to Ryzen 7000 — but there’s a twist

AMD has now officially confirmed that its successful 3D V-Cache will come back in the next-gen Zen 4 and Zen 5 processors -- but there's a catch.
Sandra Rivera smiles as she holds an Intel Sapphire Rapids wafer.

Intel’s next-gen Sapphire Rapids CPUs are delayed again as problems mount

It's official: Intel's upcoming Sapphire Rapids server processors are being delayed again. This platform was initially planned for the start of 2022.
A render of Intel Arc Alchemist chip.

Intel Arc Alchemist A730M falls flat once again — Should you be worried?

Intel Arc A730M has been compared to the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile in a number of tests. Nvidia is a clear winner, beating Intel by up to 62%.
MSI Raider GE67 HX laptops over a purple-blue background.

MSI’s new 240Hz OLED gaming laptop beats Razer’s by $1,000

MSI has just released a gaming laptop with impressive specs and a 240Hz OLED display. The laptop goes for a much lower price than its rival, the Razer Blade.
An Intel Arc Alchemist laptop with the Arc logo displayed.

Intel Arc A730M fails to impress in real-world gaming tests

Intel's upcoming Arc A730M GPU appeared in a number of tests. In synthetic benchmarks, it rivaled the RTX 3070, but gaming tests paint a different picture.
A top view of the M2 MacBook Air showing its keyboard and MagSafe charger.

Here’s how Apple’s MacOS Ventura makes USB-C a lot safer

Apple is bringing an important security feature as part of the update to MacOS Ventura. Macs running on Apple silicon will receive increased accessory security.
A man sits in front of a large desk as he uses the Dell Precision 7865 Tower.

Dell’s Precision 7865 workstation delivers astonishing specs

Dell has just unveiled its new Precision 7865 Tower workstation. The desktop is intensely powerful and comes equipped with an AMD CPU with up to 64 cores.
Apple M2 logo.

Apple M2 vs. M1: All the differences, explained

Apple has just announced the release of a MacBook Air with the new M2 chip. How does the M2 compare to its older sibling, the M1?
A close-up of a Mac Pro lit in red.

Why the new Mac Pro was a complete no-show at WWDC this year

Apple's WWDC 2022 event is over, and while a lot of exciting products made an appearance, the Mac Pro was not one of them. Why did Apple skip the Mac Pro?
14th-generation Intel processor.

Intel Meteor Lake brings changes, with one unexpected benefit

New details about the upcoming 14th and 15th-gen Intel processors just leaked out. While Intel is redesigning its chips, one key feature will stay the same.
Apple-1 computer, sat on a table, with a person typing on its keyboard.

This legendary Apple computer might sell for up to $500,000

Apple-1, the first computer made by the company in Steve Jobs' garage, is now up for auction -- and it might fetch an enormous price of up to $500,000.
Clevo gaming laptop.

Intel’s flagship Arc Alchemist GPU is here, kind of

Amidst various delays, Intel's flagship Arc A770M GPU has found its way inside a gaming laptop, the new Clevo X270. It comes paired with an Intel CPU.
An Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics card seen from the side.

New RTX 4090 leak teases the design and the launch timeline

A new image of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 40-series PCB has just been leaked alongside Nvidia's full launch timeline for the graphics card.
A dark mystery hand typing on a laptop computer at night.

Hackers can now take over your computer through Microsoft Word

A new vulnerability in Microsoft Office could potentially allow an attacker to take control of your computer even if you didn't open any files.
Four Asus graphics cards Photoshopped into the sky.

GPU demand declines as prices continue to drop

According to a new report, the demand for graphics cards is dropping -- GPU shipments decreased by 6.4% in the first quarter of 2022.
A close up of of an SSD NVMe M.2 2280 solid state drive.

Future M.2 SSDs will be powerful, but with one key flaw

It seems that future M.2 SSDs will be larger than they are now. While this is a good thing for performance purposes, they may not fit current motherboards.
Nvidia GeForce GTX graphics card inside a PC.

Nvidia’s GTX 1630 may be up to 72% slower than the GTX 1650

According to a recent leak, Nvidia's upcoming GeForce GTX 1630 may be delayed. An early test puts the card at a disadvantage compared to other GTX GPUs.
LG UltraGear monitor over a futuristic background.

The most exciting monitors still coming in 2022

Let's take a look at all the exciting monitors that will be released throughout the rest of the year, such as the 500Hz Asus, LG OLED, or the Samsung Ark.
Intel Raptor Lake chip shown in a rendered image.

Intel Raptor Lake may arrive in October with up to 5.8GHz

According to a leak, Intel's 13th Gen Raptor Lake processors may launch in October 2022 alongside Intel Sapphire Rapids. We also know more about the specs.
A black EVGA RTX 3090 graphics card with pastel RGB lighting on top.

You can now buy an EVGA RTX 3090 Ti below MSRP

EVGA has just discounted several of its Nvidia RTX 30 graphics cards. The high-end RTX 3090 Ti is actually selling below its retail price for the first time.
A programmer preparing a crypto currency mining rig.

Against all odds, crypto mining on Nvidia GPUs is back again

Crafty hardware manufacturers started turning Nvidia's laptop GPUs into desktop models in order to bypass the LHR restriction that blocks crypto mining.
Asus ROG Swift 500Hz monitor.

Computex monitor madness: 500Hz, 48-inch OLED and more

Computex 2022 is filled with exciting hardware releases, including some of the best monitors of the year. A 500Hz Asus, new Samsung Odyssey, and more are here.
LG UltraGear monitor over a futuristic background.

LG’s newest gaming monitor is a 48-inch OLED behemoth

As part of Computex 2022, LG has just announced the launch of three new UltraGear gaming monitors, including a 48-inch OLED display and a Nano-IPS screen.
AMD Ryzen 7000 processor being installed inside a MSI motherboard.

AMD Ryzen 7000 makes PC building much less intimidating

MSI has released a video tutorial on installing the upcoming AMD Ryzen 7000 chip inside the new AM5 socket. The process looks extremely easy.
MSI MEG X670E Godlike motherboard.

Computex 2022: All X670 motherboards announced

With the upcoming launch of AMD Ryzen 7000 processors come the new AM5 socket and a slew of matching motherboards. Here are all the X670 boards announced today.
Apacer SSD over a colorful background.

Blazing-fast PCIe 5 SSDs with 13,000MBps are almost here

The first PCIe 5.0 SSDs are finally almost here! Apacer and Zadak announced their upcoming SSDs that will reach up to 13,000MBps read speeds.
Nvidia Grace Hopper processors.

Nvidia’s first CPU is here and powering next-gen cloud gaming

Nvidia has just announced its upcoming data center and server portfolio, the Grace CPU Superchip and the Grace Hopper Superchip, made for HPC.