We May See Gadgets That Self Destruct When Stolen

We will no longer need to worry too much about leaving our gadgets around hoping they won’t get stolen. Hopefully, at least. Suppose your phone got stolen and you really wish there was a way to destroy the information, leaving the theif with no stolen item and your information protected (assuming the stolen phone isn’t …more

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Spotify Now Has 50M Paying Subscribers

Spotify Now Has 50M Paying Subscribers

When it comes to streaming music services, Spotify is the most popular service out there. Some subscriber numbers have turned up that shed a bit of light on how well the company is doing. According to the numbers it has 50 million paid subscribers. The last time numbers were offered was back in September of …more

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Amazon Web Services Outage was Caused by One Typo

Amazon Web Services Outage was Caused by One Typo

Earlier this week we talked a bit about an Amazon Web Services outage that took down a big chunk of the Internet including some of the most popular sites on the web. That outage lasted about four hours and when the issue was first reported we had no idea what cause the issue. The assumption …more

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ASUS X370 Boards

ASUS Livestream at 4pm PST To Cover AMD AM4 Motherboards For Ryzen

AMD Ryzen processors are finally here and you’ll need a new motherboard to go along with that shiny new processor. ASUS is hosting a livestream today at 4pm PST (7pm EST) that will have additional information on their exciting lineup of AMD AM4 products. Right now ASUS has four motherboards that will work with Ryzen; Prime …more

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New Raspberry Pi Zero W Will Include WiFi and Bluetooth

We generally try to make things smaller as we advance our technology but small and compact doesn’t always cut it. Luckily, those of us who are into the line of Raspberry Pi computers are in for a tiny treat. The new Raspberry Pi Zero W will now have built in WiFi and Bluetooth. The new …more

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AMD Ryzen 7 Retail Pricing

AMD Ryzen 7 CPU Review Roundup List

AMD Ryzen 7 series processors have been officially released and there are literally hundreds of of reviews online today. Our very own review is live today and covers the Ryzen 7 1800X, Ryzen 7 1700X and the Ryzen 7 1700 processors, so we have the entire group covered. If you wanted to see what the …more

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Video Card

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Pre-Orders Start Now!

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition is officially available for pre-order at 8:00 a.m. PST today, which is basically right now. For folks that want to get in the action, the pre-order link is: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/products/10series/geforce-gtx-1080-ti/ The GeForce GTX 1080 Ti features the GP102 Pascal GPU along with 3,584 CUDA cores and 11 GB of GDDR5X video memory running …more

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Xbox Live Creators Program Lets Anyone Publish Games

Xbox Live Creators Program Lets Anyone Publish Games

Microsoft is trying to give smaller developers the ability to publish videos games for the Xbox with less hoops to jump through. This is being done with a new program called the Xbox Live Creators program supporting lone developers and indie companies. With the new program the developers don’t need an expensive developers version of …more

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Spotify Offering Some Users Upgrade to Lossless Hi-Fi Service

Spotify Offering Some Users Upgrade to Lossless Hi-Fi Service

Spotify is one of the most popular subscription music services out there with hoards of users. The streaming audio service is reportedly testing out a new lossless version of its streaming service for audiophiles who want the best sound quality available. The new subscription tier is called Spotify Hi-Fi. The upgrade cost is another $5 …more

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AMD Ryzen Solder TIM

AMD Ryzen 7 Processors Use Solder TIM Shows Ryzen Delidding Photo

Professional overclocker Der8auer has successfully delidded an AMD Ryzen 7 1700 processor to reveal that AMD is using an indium-based solder for the Thermal Interface Material (TIM) betwen the die and the CPU lid on this processor series. It took the seasoned overclocker three processors to get the task complete succecssfully, so this likely isn’t something …more

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Amazon Web Services’ Four Hour Outage Took Websites Offline

Amazon Web Services’ Four Hour Outage Took Websites Offline

Everyone is familiar with Amazon.com today, but the company has a lot of other stuff going on that many might not know about. Amazon Web Services is a massive cloud computing network that is used by some of the biggest websites online including Netflix, Spotify, Pinterest and more. A litany of smaller websites also use …more

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Snap May Have a Drone up its Sleeves

Snap May Have a Drone up its Sleeves

Snap is the parent company of Snapchat and it has been working of late to get people behind the firm’s IPO set to happen in the coming days.That IPO gives the company a value of somewhere over $20 billion and it only remains to be seen if people buy shares. Snapchat may be what Snap …more

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Powered Gaming PC

Thank You AMD and NVIDIA For Rejuvenating Your Fan Base

Has 2017 been a great time to build a new PC or what? Intel launched a new platform along with 7th Generation Core series ‘Kaby Lake‘ processors in January and tomorrow we have AMD launching what could very well be their best processor ever with Ryzen and new AM4 boards. We haven’t had an AMD versus Intel …more

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Augmented Reality Project With Apple: Possible Release with iPhone 8

An indirect view of the real world environment with computer supplemented senses sounds interesting right? Well, according to Business Insider, “A new research note suggests that Apple is taking augmented reality (AR) pretty seriously as the company has 1,000 engineers working on the tech.” In the past, Apple CEO Tim Cook has shown himself to …more

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