Igor’s Lab has provided some updates on Arrow Lake-S and its associated LGA 1851 socket, including 3D schematics of the CPU loading mechanism (bracket) and the chipset itself. Igor also unveiled a couple of updates on the chipset models we can expect with LGA Socket 1851, including the supposed cancellation of the “H870” mid-range chipset.
Source: Hot Hardware – Intel’s LGA 1851 Socket For 15th Gen Arrow Lake CPUs Detailed In 3D Schematics
Earlier this year, Valve announced the follow-up game to the ever-popular FPS game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Counter-Strike 2. Since then, we have seen numerous people get into beta testing the game as it rolls toward an official launch, which has not yet been confirmed. However, a teaser recently posted by the Counter-Strike team
Source: Hot Hardware – Counter-Strike 2 Release Date Confirmed? Valve Drops A Giant Teaser
InfiniRay P2 Pro Thermal Camera For Smartphones: Starting at $299 (With Coupon) InfiniRay is an established player in the professional thermal imaging space that going after a larger piece of the consumer market with the P2 Pro for smartphones. Compact and light No batteries required Excellent specifications Macro mode Lots of software…
Source: Hot Hardware – InfiniRay P2 Pro Thermal Camera Review: Infrared Imaging For Smartphones
We’re in the second day of Intel’s Innovation ’23 event, and our man Dave is on the scene. Intel held a Q&A session today where members of the tech press were allowed to fling questions at CEO Pat Gelsinger. There was some interesting discussion in the Q&A, but arguably the most interesting question to our audience was one about whether Intel
Source: Hot Hardware – Intel CEO Hints At Stacked Cache On Future CPUs Sometime After Meteor Lake
A new video from Techtesters helps illustrate the potential benefits available to PC users who are willing to undervolt their graphics cards. Undervolting might help your graphics card run quieter and cooler, as well as cutting electricity costs, but many will be concerned about a corresponding drop in performance. The good news, as illustrated
Source: Hot Hardware – Undervolted AMD Radeon RX 7800 XT Gets Benchmarked With Impressive Results
Elon Musk-backed company Neuralink announced it can now begin recruiting participants in a ground-breaking investigational medical device clinical trial for its first brain-computer interface (BCI). The trial aims to evaluate the safety and initial effectiveness of the N1 Implant, the R1 Robot, and the N1 User App in providing individuals
Source: Hot Hardware – Musk’s Neuralink Recruiting For First Human Brain Chip Implants, What Could Go Wrong?
Dave, Marco, and Chris will be joined by Intel’s Dan Rogers and Robert Hallock on this week’s episode of our Two And A Half Geeks livestream to talk Meteor Lake and other happenings from Intel Innovation!
Intel unveiled its forthcoming tile-based Meteor Lake processor architecture at its Innovation 2023 event this week, with more cores,
Source: Hot Hardware – Intel’s Dan Rogers And Robert Hallock Join Us Friday To Talk Meteor Lake, Live!
A new study using 3D simulations suggests supermassive black holes may eat faster than previously thought, with some feasts only taking mere months to consume. The older conventional theory says supermassive black holes eat over time at scales ranging from hundreds to hundreds of thousands of years.
Hollywood may have some people believing
Source: Hot Hardware – 3D Simulation Reveals Supermassive Black Holes Eat Much Faster Than Expected
CD Projekt Red is pushing out its Cyberpunk 2077 2.0 update today (likely by the time many of you read this), followed by the much-anticipated Phantom Liberty expansion next week. In a post on X/Twitter, the developer reiterated that both the 2.0 update and expansion come with a refreshed set of requirements, one of which makes it mandatory
Source: Hot Hardware – Cyberpunk 2077 Is Going All-In With SSD Storage And Other Revised PC Requirements
Panasonic has just launched a wireless version of its SoundSlayer Wearable Gaming Speaker, with gamers as its targeted audience, or more specifically, gamers who don’t prefer headphones or external speakers, but rather something in-between.
The GNW10 SoundSlayer wearable neck speaker is Panasonic’s follow up to its unique wired version
Source: Hot Hardware – Panasonic Upgrades Its SoundSlayer Wearable Gaming Speaker With AI Voice Control
This past weekend, a threat actor known as USDoD was found trying to sell TransUnion user data on a hacker forum. Within the database was sensitive
Source: Hot Hardware – TransUnion Credit Bureau Denies Security Breach Is To Blame For Private Data Leak
Ready or not, Wi-Fi 7 is coming to supercharge multi-device homes with cutting-edge connectivity that aims to significantly speed up connections and reduce latency. Netgear was one of the first to start pushing out consumer Wi-Fi 7 routers, most recently with its Orbi 970 series. Now Amazon is following suit with its first Wi-Fi 7 mesh system,
Source: Hot Hardware – Amazon’s Eero Max 7 Wi-Fi 7 Mesh Router Promises Wicked-Fast Game Downloads
Paint has been part of Windows since time immemorial, but it’s never been able to hold a candle to more robust image editors like Photoshop. It’s making an important step in the right direction, though. Microsoft has announced that Paint is getting a major update, adding support for layers and PNG transparency in a test for Windows Insiders.
Source: Hot Hardware – Move Over Photoshop, Microsoft Paint Is Getting Layers And PNG Transparency
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has cleared the way for anyone charged for unwanted purchases in Fortnite to possibly get some of their money back. Those who feel they were charged unnecessarily can now apply for a refund as part of a $245 million agreement between the FTC and Epic Games.
The formal complaint by the FTC against Epic
Source: Hot Hardware – Epic 5M Fortnite Settlement With The FTC Is Live, How To Stake A Claim
HotHardware honcho Dave Altavilla is on location at Intel’s Innovation ’23 event, and that means he’s getting to check out all the latest and upcoming hardware from the blue team. Fortunately, that means you get to check it out, too, because he’s doing some brief videos on the demos he sees. We’ve got two new clips on the HotHardware YouTube
Source: Hot Hardware – See Meteor Lake And Thunderbolt 5 In Action At Intel’s Innovation ’23 Event
Trend Micro has been tracking a threat-actor group since early 2021, dubbed Earth Lusca, which is purportedly based out of China. Since that initial discovery, researchers have found the group has utilized increasingly sophisticated infrastructure, tools, techniques, and procedures to advance its goals in cyberespionage and financial crimes
Source: Hot Hardware – Security Researchers Sound Alarm On A Startling Never-Before-Seen Linux Backdoor
Google says its AI assistant Bard is improving with its latest update. The latest Bard model now integrates with Google apps and services to better assist with more helpful responses through Bard Extensions and an enhanced “Google it” button.
The tech giant launched Bard Extensions in English yesterday, introducing a new way to interact
Source: Hot Hardware – Google Integrates Bard AI Into Gmail, YouTube, Maps, And More Popular Apps
ASUS and Make A Wish International have clubbed together to launch a special graphics card auction. The highly anticipated ASUS ROG Matrix RTX 4090 is the prize, and a cherry on this deliciously powerful cake is that it bears the gold-inked signature of the NVIDIA CEO, Jensen Huang. As you might expect, proceeds of the auction will go to Make
Source: Hot Hardware – NVIDIA CEO Autographs An ASUS ROG Matrix GeForce RTX 4090 For Charity Auction
NASA utilized cameras on two separate lunar orbiters to produce a stunning image of the Moon’s darkened South Pole region. The mosaic was created using imagery from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LROC) and NASA’s ShadowCam onboard the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO).
As NASA prepares to send humans back to the surface of the
Source: Hot Hardware – Endless Darkness Of Moon’s Lunar South Pole Comes Into View In Eerie NASA Photo
The ways we get connected to the Internet are evolving, and the future is most certainly wireless. Qualcomm brought us out to its headquarters in San Diego, California recently for its Wi-Fi 7 Day to learn about new technologies the company is fostering to make these changes possible. Wi-Fi 7 is certainly a key enabler, but software and services
Source: Hot Hardware – Qualcomm Wi-Fi 7 Advances Boost Performance And Introduce Key Software Optimizations