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Cooler Master Wraith Ripper cooler comes in September
Published in PC Hardware


One to have for Threadripper 2 CPUs

Following the launch of AMD's 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, Cooler Master has announced its special edition Wraith Ripper tower CPU cooler, which can handle up to 250W of TDP.

Amazon smartspeaker sales down while Google grew
Published in IoT


Market grows in Q2 2018

According to strategy analytics data Google Home's smartspeakers group has grown in Q2 2018 while Amazon lost some of its Alexa technology driven market share.

AMD Threadripper 2990WX overclocked to 5.955GHz
Published in PC Hardware


But only on one core

While extreme LN2 overclocking might not be the real representation on how good a CPU is, it is still nice to see how far these chips can be pushed, and Indonesian OC site, with a team led by IvanCupa, managed to push a single core of the 32-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper to an impressive 5.955GHz.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus officially announced
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 23:12

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus officially announced


10-inch 1920x1200 screen and Snapdragon 660

Confirming earlier rumors, Xiaomi has officially announced a bigger version of the Mi Pad 4, simply called the Mi Pad 4 Plus. It comes with a bigger 10-inch screen, bigger battery and the same Snapdragon 660 SoC and camera setup.

Makibes HR3 color smartband gets clean bill of health
Published in IoT


Color tracker for sub 20 USD

Makibes is one of the newcomers to the smart fitness tracker area and we've already taken a deeper look into the G03 GPS enabled band. Now we've had a chance to test the much less expensive color HR3 smart bracelet.

Samsung unveils flagship Note9 smartphone
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 10 August 2018 01:22

Samsung unveils flagship Note9 smartphone


Bigger screen, better battery, new S Pen and new SoC

Samsung has officially announced its latest flagship in the Note lineup, the Note9, which comes with a bigger screen, better battery, new S Pen, a couple of other updates, as well as a hefty price tag.

ADATA unveils its new XPG Spectrix D41 TUF RGB DDR4 memory
Published in PC Hardware


In partnership with Asus and TUF Gaming Alliance

ADATA has unveiled its newest XPG Spectrix D41 TUF Gaming Edition RGB DDR4 memory which was developed in partnership with Asus in order to fit their TUF Gaming motherboards.

Lenovo jumps the gun on rest of AMD's 2nd gen Ryzen lineup
Published in PC Hardware


Ryzen 3 2300X and Ryzen 5 2500X

While AMD has officially announced its 2nd generation Ryzen desktop CPUs, there are two entry- and mid-range SKUs that are missing, the Ryzen 3 2300X and Ryzen 5 2500X. Thankfully, Lenovo has spilled the beans on these two SKUs, suggesting that they might be just around the corner.

Google Pixel 3 XL smiles for the camera
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 09 August 2018 13:10

Google Pixel 3 XL smiles for the camera


Comes with a big notch

Although the rumored launch date is set for October, it appears that Google already finished the Pixel 3 XL smartphone as it showed up in an unboxing video, in a retail box and all the accessories.

Google officially unveils the Android 9 Pie
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 00:05

Google officially unveils the Android 9 Pie


AI, new looks, and beefier security

Although it was already announced earlier under the Android P moniker, Google has now officially announced its latest major version of the Android mobile OS, the Android 9 Pie, releasing more details as well as rolling it out to Pixel devices.