Imagination Launches Catapult Family of RISC-V Processor Cores: A Breakthrough in Heterogeneous SoCs

December has arrived, and with it several technical peaks before the holidays. The most notable of which this week is the annual RISC-V Summit, which is put together by the…

Podcast # 654 – Snapdragon 8, AMD WiFi chips, bricked Samsung TVs, Windows on ARM, still very good and very fast DDR4 + more!

Back after a week off, welcome! AMD bought its own WiFi chips, thanks to MediaTek. DDR4 still has it where it counts in a lot of cases, and if you’ve…

Feast your eyes on the sexy dead ASUS RTX 3070 Noctua Edition

What can Brown do for you? There are some people who don’t appreciate the glory of Noctua’s color palette, and they are just plain wrong. This is what makes this…

Check the mesh on the Fractal Design Torrent Black RGB TG

A simple idea that we need to see more Fractal Design has extended the mesh design often seen on the metal perforations on the back of the cases to the…

Happy Microsoft Friday! Get your browser back and a better start menu

Microsoft makes your browser control by default In the current version of Windows 11, if you want to reset your default browser to something other than Edge, after skipping the…

U.S. FTC files legal action to block NVIDIA-Arm acquisition

In the biggest hurdle yet to NVIDIA’s planned acquisition of Arm, the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced this afternoon that the regulator would sue to block the merger.…

30TB hard drives planned, future of MAMR unclear

Western Digital said this week that its Power-Assisted Magnetic Recording (ePMR) and OptiNAND technologies, coupled with an increased number of platters per hard drive, will allow it to create hard…

Do not swallow the NZXT capsule microphone

Drop the microphone off the headset, collect the NZXT capsule for ~ $ 100 Boom mics on gaming headsets are finally getting better, but they still can’t match the quality…

Is the N-Gage running again? Qualcomm’s Announces G3x Handheld Gaming Gubbins

It might look a bit like a Nintendo Switch, but the Qualcomm G3x is a bit more flexible, capable of playing Sony PlayStation, Xbox, PC, and Android games. It is…

Seagate Exos X20 and IronWolf Pro 20TB Expand 20TB Commercial Hard Drive Options

Seagate updated its flagship capacity options for the retail hard drive market with the announcement of the availability of two new hard drives today – the Exos X20 and the…