AMD Ryzen 3000 Zen 2 CPUs Rumored To Support JEDEC DDR4-3200 Memory Spec

AMD Ryzen 3000 Zen 2 CPUs Rumored To Support JEDEC DDR4-3200 Memory Spec
The official introduction of AMD’s Ryzen 3000 Zen 2 processors and the accompanying X570 chipset are just days away. We already know quite about the processors and supporting chipset courtesy of leaks, and today we’re learning about official memory specs for the Ryzen 3000 desktop processor family.

According to momomo_us, which has already

Source: Hot Hardware – AMD Ryzen 3000 Zen 2 CPUs Rumored To Support JEDEC DDR4-3200 Memory Spec

Google Assistant, Maps And Search Now Let You Order Food Sans App

Google Assistant, Maps And Search Now Let You Order Food Sans App
Are you craving Chinese take-out? Hungering for a hamburger? You no longer need a slew of third party apps to get some apps to your door. Users will now be able to easily order food from Google Assistant, Maps, and Search.

Participating restaurants will have an “Order Online” button, if a user searches for them through Google Maps or Google

Source: Hot Hardware – Google Assistant, Maps And Search Now Let You Order Food Sans App

Microsoft Project xCloud Streaming Service Support 3,500 Games

Microsoft Project xCloud Streaming Service Support 3,500 Games
Microsoft is hoping to usher in a new era for game streaming with its Project xCloud game streaming service. The folks in Redmond, Washington gave us an early look at Project xCloud back in early March and is positioning it as a cross-platform service that will work on Xbox One consoles and even smartphones. Instead of having to install games

Source: Hot Hardware – Microsoft Project xCloud Streaming Service Support 3,500 Games

Snap Workers Accused of Abusing Internal Tools To Spy On Users

Snap Workers Accused of Abusing Internal Tools To Spy On Users
When we last talked about about Snap back in March, it was rumored that the company would be launching a gaming platform in April. However, a new report of a much more negative nature is making the rounds that claims Snap employees have been using an internal tool to spy on users. The tool in question is called SnapLion, and was initially

Source: Hot Hardware – Snap Workers Accused of Abusing Internal Tools To Spy On Users

Apple's 2019 iPhone Refresh Could Be A Yawner While 2020 Models Get Exciting Upgrades

Apple's 2019 iPhone Refresh Could Be A Yawner While 2020 Models Get Exciting Upgrades
It is getting to be that time of the year when iPhone leaks and rumors heat up, as Apple is expected to unveil its 2019 models in a few months. As we approach the inevitable launch, other smartphone makers have released flagship devices of their own, with advanced features like 5G connectivity. Will the 2019 iPhones bring anything exciting

Source: Hot Hardware – Apple’s 2019 iPhone Refresh Could Be A Yawner While 2020 Models Get Exciting Upgrades

OnePlus 7 Pro In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Hacked In Minutes With Glue

OnePlus 7 Pro In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Hacked In Minutes With Glue
Biometric security measures are improving all the time, though they are not infallible. This is demonstrated on the recently launched OnePlus 7 Pro. It has a fingerprint sensor that is embedded in the full-front display, and with a little bit of glue and a few minutes of time, it can be easily thwarted. Well, sort of.

The process itself

Source: Hot Hardware – OnePlus 7 Pro In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Hacked In Minutes With Glue

Google Pixel 3a XL Review: Full-Featured, Affordable Pure Android

Google Pixel 3a XL Review: Full-Featured, Affordable Pure Android
When’s the last time you saw a full-featured smartphone launch for well under $500? There have been a few to hit the market in this price range recently, usually with significant caveats, but in general the trend is towards more expensive flagship devices that are commanding upwards of $1000 quite often. Google’s new Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a…

Source: Hot Hardware – Google Pixel 3a XL Review: Full-Featured, Affordable Pure Android

Best Buy Cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold Preorders Adding To Launch Uncertainty

Best Buy Cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold Preorders Adding To Launch Uncertainty
To say that the Galaxy Fold’s introduction to the public didn’t go as planned for Samsung would be quite the understatement. The launch of the highly anticipated folding smartphone was embarrassingly derailed after pre-production units failed at an alarming rate in the hands of reviewers.

Samsung would later postpone the launch of the Galaxy

Source: Hot Hardware – Best Buy Cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold Preorders Adding To Launch Uncertainty

Windows 10 May 2019 Update Brings New Light Theme To Counter Trendy Dark Mode

Windows 10 May 2019 Update Brings New Light Theme To Counter Trendy Dark Mode
Microsoft began pushing out its May 2019 Update for Windows 10 earlier this week, though it is a slow roll out to ensure that everything goes smoothly (we all remember the train wreck that the was October 2018 Update). If you have managed to install it, you will notice there is a new Light theme available, among other visual changes.

When

Source: Hot Hardware – Windows 10 May 2019 Update Brings New Light Theme To Counter Trendy Dark Mode

Microsoft Patent Hints Surface Pro 7 With USB-C And New Type Cover

Microsoft Patent Hints Surface Pro 7 With USB-C And New Type Cover
When it comes to connectivity, Microsoft has been a bit slow on the uptake with regards to the USB-C interface. While the company did capitulate by adding USB-C to the entry-level Surface Go convertible, the company’s higher-end Surface Pro 6, Surface Book and Surface Laptop have yet to embrace the popular port.

That could change, however,

Source: Hot Hardware – Microsoft Patent Hints Surface Pro 7 With USB-C And New Type Cover

Gigabyte's PCIe 4.0 SSD Touts Monstrous 5GB/s Speeds For Ryzen 3000 Zen 2 Motherboards

Gigabyte's PCIe 4.0 SSD Touts Monstrous 5GB/s Speeds For Ryzen 3000 Zen 2 Motherboards
Companies are getting a jump on Computex by announcing a spattering of upcoming products ahead of the event, which gets underway on Tuesday, May 28. Count Gigabyte among them. One of the things Gigabyte plans to show off is a new solid state, though it’s not like any SSD that is currently available. How so?

According to Gigabyte, it’s the

Source: Hot Hardware – Gigabyte’s PCIe 4.0 SSD Touts Monstrous 5GB/s Speeds For Ryzen 3000 Zen 2 Motherboards

Microsoft Boots Huawei Laptops From Online Store Following Trump Edict

Microsoft Boots Huawei Laptops From Online Store Following Trump Edict
Things have gone terribly wrong for Huawei in the U.S. market as President Trump has declared the Chinese tech company off limits. The moves by the Trump Administration have forced companies with tech designed in the U.S. to stop doing business with Huawei. So far this month, Huawei has seen Google, Intel, Qualcomm, and ARM cut ties. Not only

Source: Hot Hardware – Microsoft Boots Huawei Laptops From Online Store Following Trump Edict

Google Duplex AI Reservation Service Still Relies Heavily On Human Handlers

Google Duplex AI Reservation Service Still Relies Heavily On Human Handlers
Google has been making greats strides to bring its Duplex reservation service to more states. For those not in the know, Google Duplexuses advanced artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically make reservations for you (i.e. dinner for two at a restaurant). You tell the Google Assistant where you want to eat, what day/time, and how many people

Source: Hot Hardware – Google Duplex AI Reservation Service Still Relies Heavily On Human Handlers

Sony Touts PS5 Multiplayer Backwards Compatibility With Legacy PS4 Consoles

Sony Touts PS5 Multiplayer Backwards Compatibility With Legacy PS4 Consoles
Sony has already talked several times about the PS5 game console and what it will give gamers when it launches. It has promised that the price will be appealing given the console’s hardware, which sounds like a nice way of saying it will be expensive but powerful. We recently saw a glimpse at how much more powerful the PS5 will be than the

Source: Hot Hardware – Sony Touts PS5 Multiplayer Backwards Compatibility With Legacy PS4 Consoles

Amazon Echo Wall Clock Gets Its First Discount With This Deal

Amazon Echo Wall Clock Gets Its First Discount With This Deal
Last December, Amazon rolled out a new wall clock that had some cool connectivity options with its voice assistant smart speakers. One of the things that people who cook like to do with Alexa devices is to set timers for the various dishes they are preparing. Since most Alexa speakers have no screen, it’s hard to tell how much time is left

Source: Hot Hardware – Amazon Echo Wall Clock Gets Its First Discount With This Deal

Intel Exec Discloses More Project Athena Strategy In Forthcoming Computex Unveil

Intel Exec Discloses More Project Athena Strategy In Forthcoming Computex Unveil
Earlier this year, Intel gave us the first hints about its Project Athena initiative and earlier this month gave us a broad overview on what to expect with future computing designs. Like Centrino (which brought laptops into the Wi-Fi age) and Ultrabooks (which touted the idea of thin and light premium laptops), Project Athena also encompasses

Source: Hot Hardware – Intel Exec Discloses More Project Athena Strategy In Forthcoming Computex Unveil

Samsung's Latest AI Creates Talking Avatars From Still Photos

Samsung's Latest AI Creates Talking Avatars From Still Photos
What if the person you were watching on TV was not an actual human? Researchers from the Samsung Institute in Moscow and Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology have discovered a way to bypass 3D modeling. Samsung researchers recently introduced a new AI that can create talking heads from single photos and paintings.

It can be very

Source: Hot Hardware – Samsung’s Latest AI Creates Talking Avatars From Still Photos

Smartphones Now Have The Ability To Identify You By Your Gait

Smartphones Now Have The Ability To Identify You By Your Gait
Smartphone security is becoming more sophisticated by the day. Fingerprint scanning and facial recognition schemes are starting to supplant PIN codes and passwords, but have you wondered what the next frontier might be? One possible avenue is behavioral biometrics, and a company called UnifyID is leading the charge.

Behavioral biometrics

Source: Hot Hardware – Smartphones Now Have The Ability To Identify You By Your Gait

Go Figure, Report Says Tesla’s Autopilot Is Far Less Competent Than Human Drivers

Go Figure, Report Says Tesla’s Autopilot Is Far Less Competent Than Human Drivers
Tesla is famous for its immensely powerful electric cars and their ever-increasing range thanks to advances in battery chemistry, motor design, and software updates. The company is also famous — for better or worse — for its Autopilot software, which allows the vehicle to take over the task of driving, and even changing lanes in certain

Source: Hot Hardware – Go Figure, Report Says Tesla’s Autopilot Is Far Less Competent Than Human Drivers

NVIDIA Is Prepping A 'Super' GeForce GPU Surprise For Computex 2019

NVIDIA Is Prepping A 'Super' GeForce GPU Surprise For Computex 2019
NVIDIA appears to have something waiting in the wings to take on a looming Navi threat from AMD. The company has posted a teaser video for an upcoming product that could be unveiled next week at Computex 2019. 

NVIDIA isn’t really giving us much to go on with the teaser, but the video is entitled “Something super is coming…” and the word

Source: Hot Hardware – NVIDIA Is Prepping A ‘Super’ GeForce GPU Surprise For Computex 2019