Tag: CPU

Old 386 Case Gets Modern Internals For Gaming, Including An Arduino-Powered Front LED

One user restored and rebuilt his old 386 CPU with new hardware. This includes an Arduino-powered LED display, an SSD, and more.

Computers February 13, 2018

What You Should Know To Stay Safe From Meltdown, Spectre CPU Security Flaws

Meltdown and Spectre are whipping the industry into a frenzy. Before you go into full panic mode, here are four things you need to know to at least keep your devices relatively safe from the CPU security flaws.

Computers January 5, 2018

Intel Responds To CPU Flaw Woes: Reports Are Incorrect

Amid great controversy over Intel CPU flaws, the chipmaker issued a statement earlier than it planned in order to refute 'inaccurate media reports.' Intel said it already started to deliver updates and things are not as bad as they were made out to be.

Computers January 4, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Chip Debuts With AI Applications And iPhone X-Like Features

Samsung officially announced its new Exynos 9 series 9810 ahead of CES 2018, boasting advanced AI and deep-learning capabilities. The chip is expected to power the Galaxy S9 series, adding iPhone X-like features.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 4, 2018

Millions Of Intel CPUs Found To Have Major Security Flaw: Here’s All The Affected Chips

Millions of Intel-based computers are found to be at risk due to several vulnerabilities discovered recently by two security researchers. Intel has released a detection tool to help users determine whether their system is affected.

Security November 24, 2017

AMD Ryzen Begins Gaming Optimization With 'Ashes Of The Singularity'

AMD tries to get back into the arms of gamers with its AMD Ryzen optimization project. The company collaborated with Oxide Games to patch ‘Ashes of the Singularity’ optimized for the AMD Ryzen CPU.

Computers March 31, 2017

AMD Ryzen May Not Live Up To Expectations, Here's Why

The latest AMD Ryzen 7 series processors may not be as good as the company's claims. Several tests and benchmarks show that Intel’s Kaby Lake Core i7 7700K fares much better than AMD’s new chipset.

Computers March 2, 2017

Intel, Watch Out: AMD's New Chip Licensing Deal Could Spin More x86 Rivals

AMD and Tianjin Haiguang Advanced Technology Investment Co. Ltd. (THATIC) recently signed a licensing agreement for the OEM’s x86 CPUs and SoCs. The move is meant to get back a share of the market that AMD lost to Intel.

Computers April 23, 2016

LG G5 Lite En Route With Weaker CPU And RAM, But Otherwise Same Specs As Flagship

The LG G5 turned quite a few heads, and it's reportedly getting a slightly watered-down version soon. The LG G5 Lite could pack the same specs as the flagship, aside from CPU and RAM.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 22, 2016

AMD Updates CPU Requirements For Oculus Rift, Takes Back APU Claims

AMD made corrections to a recent list of CPUs that purportedly support the Oculus Rift. After testing the VR compatibility, the company removed all APU chips, guaranteeing that other central processing units will play nice with the Oculus.

Gadgets February 13, 2016

Intel Under Fire Over Skylake Processors Damaged By Third-Party CPU Coolers

Intel investigates on an issue with its Skylake processors which showed signs of bending when placed under pressure from third-party CPU coolers. Reports are saying that the chips are not strong enough to withstand too much pressure.

Computers December 8, 2015

ARM Unveils 64-Bit Cortex-A35 To Boost Power And Efficiency In Low-Cost Smartphones

ARM has launched its 64-bit chip Cortex-A35 designed to boost power and efficiency in low-cost smartphones. ARM tags the Cortex-A35 as the most efficient 64-bit capable mobile processor.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 11, 2015

Acer Unveils Lego-Like Revo Build Mini PC

Acer's Revo Build Mini PC starts off with a base brick, which users can then build upon similar to Legos with modular blocks for additional capabilities.

Computers September 3, 2015

Xbox One Gets Improved CPU Perfomance with New SDK: 7th CPU Core Unlocked for Developers

Xbox One developers will now have more juice to extract from the console after Microsoft released an exciting new SDK that unlocks a seventh CPU core. This shouldn't allow for more 1080p games, so gamers should tread carefully. However, the new SDK and the unlocked CPU core could cause increased frame rates in future video game titles.

Movies/TV Shows January 8, 2015

Nintendo 3DS console revamp brings second stick, new shoulder buttons

Nintendo shows off a lighter, more powerful rework of the 3DS at a Japanese Nintendo Direct broadcast. The version could arrive in Europe sometime in 2015, but a North American release hasn't been confirmed.

Video Games August 29, 2014

AMD celebrating 30 years of making chips, gaming innovation

AMD prepares to celebrate 30 years of graphics and gaming. Expect the company to cover as many forward-looking topics as items of reverie.

Computers August 14, 2014

IBM chip mimics brain, claims capabilities are unprecedented

IBM has developed a "neurosynaptic computer chip" that is modeled on the architecture of the brain. It holds great promise for business, medical, and computer processing breakthroughs, while consuming very little power.

Gadgets August 8, 2014

Wearable tech gets a boost thanks to a tiny MIPS-based CPU dubbed Newton

Computer was developed by China’s Ingenic Semiconductor and is the first development kit for wearables with a MIPS-based CPU.

Wearable Tech April 2, 2014

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