Early yesterday morning, we brought you news of a YouTuber that managed to get his hands on one of the first NVIDIA TITAN V graphics cards that was shipped to well-heeled customers. BitsBeTrippin’ slapped the chest thumpin’ Volta-based GPU into an AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X system, cranking out 70 MH/s at stock speeds and 77 MHz while overclocked
Source: Hot Hardware – NVIDIA Titan V Ethereum Mining Blows Past 82MH/s While Overclocked On Our Test Bench
Corsair has been flexing its muscles recently with new DDR4 DIMM kits that it claims are the fastest in the world. Today, the company is extending its record-breaking performance streak to SO-DIMM kits for notebook, small form factor (SFF), and all-in-one PCs.
The PC components company claims that its new Vengeance 32GB (four 8GB modules)
Source: Hot Hardware – Corsair Vengeance 32GB DDR4 SO-DIMM Kit Cranks Speeds To 4000MHz
It looks as though the like of DirecTV Now, Hulu TV, YouTube TV and SlingTV will have some new competition in the new year. T-Mobile today announced is ready to “disrupt yet another stupid, broken, arrogant industry”.
The third-place U.S. wireless carrier is making this move thanks to its acquisition of Layer3 TV, which launched in 2013 as
Source: Hot Hardware – T-Mobile Leveraging Layer3 TV Tech To Launch Pay TV Service In 2018
As head into the home stretch of the holiday season, GOG is inviting you to stock up on heavily discounted games as part of its Winter Sale. There are hundreds of titles on sale, some marked down by as much as 90 percent, and you can earn free games by spending a certain amount. On top of it all, GOG is giving away the remastered version of
Source: Hot Hardware – GOG Winter Game Sale Goes Live With Gigantic Discounts And Grim Fandango Remastered For Free
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been a breakout hit on the PC platform, and has gone on to become one of the most played games on the Steam. Given its immense popularity with PC gamers, it stands to reason that console users would also want to get in on the action. If you’re an Xbox One or Xbox One X owners, you now that have opportunity,
Source: Hot Hardware – PUBG On Xbox One And Xbox One X Plagued By Horribly Inconsistent Performance
A security flaw that was first discovered in 1998 by Daniel Bleichenbacher has resurfaced, putting at risk some of the most popular websites and services, including Facebook and PayPal. Called ROBOT, the 19-year-old vulnerability can be exploited to perform RSA decryption and signing operations with the private key of a TLS server, and can
Source: Hot Hardware – Decades Old ROBOT Exploit Resurfaces With Cryptographic Assault On PayPal And Facebook
Apple is dipping into its $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund and awarding $390 million to Finisar, a leading manufacturer of optical communications components, the company announced today. With that massive cash infusion, Finisar will be able to exponentially increase its research and development spending, along with its high volume production
Source: Hot Hardware – Apple Pours 0 Million Into Finisar, American Maker Of iPhone X TrueDepth Laser
There is no need to worry about an open internet going the way of the dinosaur. All of the commotion surrounding the FCC’s vote to dismantle net neutrality rules — which will take place today — amounts to Frank Drebin’s “Nothing to see here” moment in the original The Naked Gun film. Well, that’s at least the opinion of Michael Powell (son
Source: Hot Hardware – Former FCC Chairman Michael Powell Tells Net Neutrality Fans To Kill The Rhetoric And Chill Out
AT&T is testing out a new way of delivering ultra-fast Internet connectivity to customers that is on par with fiber-optic networks, only AT&T’s solution is over the air. Called “Project AirGig,” this first-of-its-kind system consists of a contraption that clamps onto existing power poles, negating the need to build new towers or run lines
Source: Hot Hardware – AT&T’s Latest Project AirGig Trial Delivers High-Speed Internet Over Power Lines
Apple is sitting on one of the largest cash reserves of any technology company on the planet, and every now and again it reaches into its piggy bank to purchase companies relevant to its interests. Apple has recently purchased Shazam, the app that is most famous for for identifying songs. Shazam not only identifies the song, but it will also
Source: Hot Hardware – Shazam Music Identification App Gobbled Up By Apple For Reported 0 Million
If you were alive in 1985, it was a pretty good year to be around. The movies that came out that year are some of the most popular and classic of ’80s films like “The Goonies”, “Back to the Future”, “Weird Science”, and “The Breakfast Club”. 1985 also happens to be the year that version 1.0 of Windows rolled out. Someone has dug up a complete
Source: Hot Hardware – An Original Copy Of Windows 1.0 OS Signed By Bill Gates Hits eBay
In this episode of HotHardware’s Two And A Half Geeks webcast, Marco, Dave and Paul kick around NVIDIA’s monster Titan V machine learning beast of a GPU (in the flesh!), the HP Spectre x360 with Kaby Lake R, Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered Windows laptops, Ryzen Mobile (Raven Ridge) performance, Intel Kaby Lake R in-depth, Net Neutrality and the
Source: Hot Hardware – Two And A Half Geeks 12/12/17: Titan V, HP Spectre x360, Snapdragon Laptops, Ryzen Mobile, Kaby R And More!
Nintendo has announced that the Switch console has hit a major milestone: global console sales have hit 10 million units. The impressive part about hitting the milestone is that the console has only been available for nine months. The Switch and the SNES Classic Edition have sold so well they pushed the overall gaming market to 19% growth.
Source: Hot Hardware – Nintendo Switch Sales Hit 10 Million 9 Months Post Launch
Intel’s familiar “Intel Inside” is not just a catchy slogan backed by a familiar audio riff that we hear on TV commercials; it’s also a program that helps to fund marketing efforts of its vast army of hardware partners that each sell in excess of 10,000 systems per year. The program is open to hardware partners that sell PCs featuring Intel
Source: Hot Hardware – Intel Slashing ‘Intel Inside’ Marketing Funds For OEMs, Higher PC Prices Now Likely
A former Facebook executive sparked a firestorm yesterday (and prodded some nods of approval) when he decried that he has “tremendous guilt” for being a part of a social media platform that is “ripping society apart” at the seams. The exec, Chamath Palihapitiya, was at Facebook from 2007 to 2011 and said the company manipulates its users and
Source: Hot Hardware – Facebook Responds After Former Exec Shreds Company For Destroying Delicate Fabric Of Society
Apple first announced its professional market-minded iMac Pro at WWDC in June, and six months later, the company is finally getting around to releasing the computer. Apple confirmed today that the all-in-one iMac Pro will be available starting December 14th, and it will have a starting price of $4,999 (which was previously known).
Source: Hot Hardware – Apple iMac Pro Launches December 14th With 18-Core Intel Xeon And AMD Radeon Vega
Atari is one of the most recognizable brands in gaming, even if it has changed hands numerous times since it was founded in 1972. While the glory days might be squarely in the company’s rear view mirror, Atari is still releasing products, most notably a retro game console that is hitting Indiegogo later this week, and a Bluetooth ball cap
Source: Hot Hardware – Atari’s Comical Bluetooth-Enabled Speakerhat Is Now On Sale For 0
The largest spam botnet in the world has a new trick up its sleeve, prompting security outfit Check Point to place it back in its list of the top ten most prevalent malwares. Called Necurs, the botnet dished up more than 12 million emails in a single morning during the Thanksgiving holiday. What makes it even more annoying, however, is that
Source: Hot Hardware – Massive Necurs Botnet Regains Strength With Devastating Scarab Ransomware Deployments
If we had a time machine, we go back to the early days of Bitcoin and invest heavily. On this day seven years ago, Bitcoin was worth around $0.24. That means a $100 investment would have gotten you around 417 Bitcoins worth nearly $7.1 million today. The numbers turn really obscene when you crunch the numbers for when Bitcoin was worth a fraction
Source: Hot Hardware – SEC Chairman Jay Clayton Sounds Warning Bell For Cryptocurrency Investors
Late last month, AMD teased the release of its Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition GPU driver suite. The company did little more than confirm the name of the software, that it would be released sometime in December, and that we should expect continual refinements through next year.
Today, AMD is opening the floodgates, so to speak, with regards
Source: Hot Hardware – AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition Arrives With In-Game GPU Overlay And Smartphone Integration