All of the buzz surrounding Intel’s efforts in graphics right now is around the company’s Odyssey towards its first modern discrete GPU, currently scheduled for release in 2020. That’s understandable, but let’s not forget that, in terms of market share, Intel’s integrated graphics lead the pack. Intel’s upcoming Gen11 graphics will keep things
Source: Hot Hardware – Intel Publishes Ice Lake Gen11 Graphics Architectural Details In New White Paper
Facebook just can’t seem to keep its nose clean with respect to security and user privacy. The latest blunder was first reported on by KrebsonSecurity, which discovered that the social networking giant was storing user account passwords in plain text instead of hashing them.
What’s more troubling about this discovery is that the passwords
Source: Hot Hardware – Facebook Facepalm: Up To 600 Million User Passwords Were Stored In Plain Text
Heavy readers who are tired of looking at the glossy screen of a tablet or schlepping down to the local book store for new titles will appreciate Amazon’s latest Kindle. It’s simply called the all-new Kindle, and it’s the first Kindle with a front light that retails for under $100. The front light allows the brightness of the tablet to be
Source: Hot Hardware – Amazon Unveils All-New Kindle With Adjustable Front Light For
Huawei plans to announce their next generation of smartphones at an event next week, but leaks have been pouring onto the Internet. Earlier this week, Amazon accidentally posted a listing that revealed the pricing and release date of the Huawei P30 Pro. Most recently, images have been leaked that reveal the colors and design of the full line
Source: Hot Hardware – Huawei P30 And P30 Pro Leaks Continue With A Slew Of Official Press Photos
The latest ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro M.2 NVMe SSD Specifications & Features Find The ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro M.2 SSD @ Amazon Like the vast majority of other M.2 drives currently on the market, the ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro confirms to the common M.2 2280 (80mm) form factor. ADATA utilizes an attractive, dark-colored PCB with the drive, and populates…
Source: Hot Hardware – ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro SSD Review: Strong Performance, Aggressive Price
Samsung pulled the wraps off its Galaxy S10 family of smartphones in late February, and the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ went on sale earlier this month. One member of the family that hasn’t yet launched, however, is the Galaxy S10 5G.
We’re now learning that this smartphone is expected to launch in South Korea on April 5th according
Source: Hot Hardware – Samsung Galaxy S10 5G 6.7-inch Flagship Superphone Rumored For April 5th Launch
The European Commission is hardly afraid to hand out hefty fines to tech firms, as Google knows as well as any company. In case Google was in need of a reminder, though, European Union regulators smacked the company with a fine of 1.49 billion euros, which is nearly $1.7 billion in US currency.
Google’s latest fine is for breaching EU antitrust
Source: Hot Hardware – EU Slaps Google With .7 Billion Fine For AdSense Antitrust Violations
T-Mobile is doing everything in its power to ensure that its merger with Sprint passes muster with the U.S. government. The company has already announced that the two combined companies would be able to accelerate 5G network rollouts and has committed to not raise prices for three years and to keep 5G plans the same price as its current 4G
Source: Hot Hardware – T-Mobile Home Internet Pilot Opens: 50Mbps Over LTE, No Data Caps, /Month
We are obviously anxious to see what Intel unveils in 2020, which is when it plans to launch its first modern discrete GPU. In the more immediate future, though, Intel’s Gen 11 graphics are coming, complementing the company’s recently announced Sunny Cove CPU platform. In the lead up to Sunny Cove, the first Gen 11 performance leak has found
Source: Hot Hardware – Alleged Intel Gen 11 GPU Benchmarks Leak Showing Major 2X Performance Boost
NVIDIA has launched a new set of graphics drivers aimed specifically at creators who use programs like Adobe Photoshop and Blender Cycles. Appropriately called “Creator Ready” drivers, these will exist alongside NVIDIA’s “Game Ready” driver packages that are optimized for gaming and often tuned for the latest game releases.
Similar to how
Source: Hot Hardware – NVIDIA Launches New Creators Ready Drivers For Adobe Lightroom, Autodesk Arnold And More
Earlier this month, we first received word that Microsoft is working on a cheaper, disc-less version of the Xbox One S. Not only would this console allow Microsoft to hit a lower price point, making it a more attractive entry for gamers looking for a hot deal, but it also acknowledges the strength and appeal of digital-only game distribution.
Source: Hot Hardware – Microsoft’s Xbox One S All-Digital Edition Reportedly Set For May 7th Global Launch
Microsoft has been working hard to make Windows 10 more appealing to consumers and business users alike. The software giant wants the masses to ditch Windows 7 and move on to Windows 10 as the former nears the end of support.
A feature that will appeal to enterprise users wanting easier to manage desktops is now in public preview after
Source: Hot Hardware – Windows Virtual Desktop Service Hits Public Preview Aiming At Enterprises
Intel is live from the Game Developers Conference (GDC 2019) and the company has a few new tricks up its sleeves for gamers. The company is prepping new high-end 9th generation mobile Core processors and is giving everyone an early look at its brand-new Graphics Command Center, which is a ground-up redesign of its consumer-facing driver software.
Source: Hot Hardware – Intel 9th Gen Core i9 H-Series Mobile CPUs Coming Q2, All-New Graphics Command Center Now Available
Apex Legends has been one of the most popular games around since it launched and shows no signs of letting up. Rumors have been swirling that a new character and a Battle Pass were set to launch for the service. A new character called Octane leaked via the Origin Store and another asset leak hints that the character roster will eventually
Source: Hot Hardware – Apex Legends Octane Hero Launches With Focus On Sheer Speed
TCL’s 75-inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV was announced earlier this year and was previously only available at Best Buy (in a 75615 variant).
Source: Hot Hardware – TCL’s Killer 75-inch 6-Series Roku Smart TV Now Available On Amazon
Artificial intelligence is a big part of NVIDIA’s presence at GTC 2019 this year, and with that comes a number of robots that leverage the company’s hardware for autonomous operation. While on the floor at GTC, we encountered a number of interesting devices, two of which you’ll see in the video below.
One of the robots on display was a quadruped
Source: Hot Hardware – NVIDIA Powered Robots Of GTC Will Deliver Your Dinner, Pick Strawberries And Save You From Industrial Disaster
Huawei has yet to announce its next generation of smartphones, the P30 and P30 Pro, but leaks abound. Amazon accidentally posted a listing for the new devices confirming the pricing, release date, and specs for the P30 Pro.
The Amazon listing was quickly pulled, but revealed some interesting information. The P30 Pro will ring in at €1024
Source: Hot Hardware – Huawei P30 Pro Pricing And Release Date Accidentally Leaked By Amazon
Facebook’s Oculus was one of the pioneers with respect to modern virtual reality (VR) headsets with the original Rift, and now the company is ready to deliver an evolutionary successor in the form of the Rift S. The Oculus Rift S represents a mixed bag on the specs front compared to its predecessor and was developed in conjunction with Lenovo.
Source: Hot Hardware – Oculus Debuts Next-Gen Rift S VR Headset With Higher Resolution Display, Onboard Tracking
The European Commission does not mess around when it comes to slapping tech firms with hefty fines, if and when a company is found to be violating antitrust laws. Google knows this as well as any firm—the European Union levied a gargantuan $5 billion fine over Android abuses last year, and specifically in regards to smartphone makers being
Source: Hot Hardware – Google To Infuse Android With Web Browser Picker To Appease EU Antitrust Regulators
After all the bug complaints and performance issues the plagued the launch of Anthem, it still emerged as the overall best selling game in the US last month, ahead of Jump Force (No. 2), Kingdom Hearts III (No. 3), Far Cry New Dawn (No. 4), and Red Dead Redemption II (No. 2), according to data by The NPD Group. In addition, it now officially
Source: Hot Hardware – Despite Rocky Start, Anthem Was BioWare’s Second Best Game Launch Ever