Category: PC Hardware Reviews

Dec
14

SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I 400GB Memory Card Capsule Review

By Ganesh T S Almost all content capture devices employ memory cards (flash-based removable media) for storage. Hand-held consoles and many other computing systems (PCs as well as smartphones) also employ them for augmenting the available storage capacity. Last year, […]

Dec
14

Intel Adds B365 Chipset to Lineup: The Return of 22nm

By Anton Shilov Intel has quietly added a new chipset that is made using the company’s 22 nm fabrication process to its 300-series lineup. As the name suggests, the Intel B365 PCH for desktop PCs has a similar positioning with […]

Dec
14

AMD Releases Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition: Streaming for Videos, Games, & VR

By Nate Oh As 2018 winds down, once again it’s time for AMD’s annual major feature update for their graphics drivers, Radeon Software. Going by the unassuming title of ‘Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition’, today’s release is more of an […]

Dec
13

MediaTek Announces New Premium Helio P90 SoC

By Andrei Frumusanu It’s been a while since we’ve talked about MediaTek – the Helio P60 was the last release in the more visible “premium” range that the company now focuses on. The P70 released later this year seemingly was […]

Dec
13

Implementing 5G in the UK: EE Trial Sites and First Cities

By Ian Cutress As a Brit, having one of our local companies get on stage at Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Summit and talk about the deployment in the UK was certainly an interesting twist in the proceedings. Fotis Karonis, The BT/EE Group […]

Dec
13

Samsung’s 5G Smartphone Prototype: Don’t Mention The Notch

By Ian Cutress In the Verizon 5G demo area at Qualcomm’s recent Snapdragon tech summit, there was a station that was streaming 4K video through a 5G smartphone. That device was a Samsung prototype, and it was kept very hush-hush. […]

Dec
13

ADATA Unveils Ultra-Compact UE700 Pro External Flash Drives: Up to 360 MB/s

By Anton Shilov ADATA has released a new lineup of USB flash drives that combines compact dimensions, high capacity, and high performance (in case of high-end models). The UE700 Pro drives come in a metallic chassis and are aimed at […]

Dec
13

Dell Shareholders Vote to Make Company Public Again

By Anton Shilov Dell’s shareholders on Tuesday voted to make the company public after five years of being a private company. The decision is expected to simplify the raising capital and to allow Dell to pursue stock-based acquisitions, which in […]

Dec
13

Intel’s Architecture Day 2018: The Future of Core, Intel GPUs, 10nm, and Hybrid x86

By Ian Cutress It has been hard to miss the fact that Intel has been vacuuming up a lot of industry talent, which brings with them a lot of experience. Renduchintala, Koduri, Keller, Hook, and Carvill, are just to name […]

Dec
12

Snapdragon 855: 802.11ax-Ready / Wi-Fi 6 Demonstrations

By Ian Cutress While the headline features of the new Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform might be the 5G connectivity, or the Cat 24 LTE modem, or the new CPU/GPU combination, further down the list is the fact that the S855 […]