Category: Computers

Razer’s Revamped ‘Blade Stealth’ Laptop Now Offers A Quad-Core CPU

For Windows enthusiasts, Razer's line of Blade and Blade Stealth laptops have become a staple for all types of uses. While they are geared with a gamer in mind, the sleek design and high-end specs allow these models to be used for business, school or creative use. Each year Razer refreshes their notebook lineup which is a double-edged sword. While it allows new customers the chance to score the latest graphics card or processor technology, it can also be bothersome to their current customers who purchased a Razer laptop only to have it replaced with a better version just...

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All The Major Hardware Announcements From Google’s Keynote Event

Earlier today, Google held a press event showcasing their newest hardware products in front of media from around the world. The keynote was held in an Apple-like fashion giving insight on what the company is doing behind the scenes, providing interest statistics about their users and ultimately showing off new hardware devices. Here are the major hardware announcements that Google made during today's event: Google Home Mini Initially leaked yesterday by Walmart, the Home Mini is the little brother to their original Google Home device. With a smaller form-factor and more affordable price, the concept rivals that of Amazon's...

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Google’s Next Chromebook Could Offer Its Voice Assistant

The Google Assistant is the Big G's response to Apple's ‘Siri, ‘ and it is an excellent tool for convenience. Found on mobile devices and through Google Home, the Assistant still hasn't made its way to computers (at least not natively). In Mac OS Sierra, Apple introduced native Siri support allowing users to access its functionality with the press of a button. With an October 4th press event planned for Google, their rumored Pixelbook may be the first laptop to offer native Assistant support. The team over at 9to5Google have spotted multiple references to Google Assistant making its way...

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Popular CCleaner Hacked With Malware, Millions Of Users Were At Risk

Shortly after security giant, Avast acquired popular CCleaner, the optimization company's server was hacked resulting in malware injected in the software of 2.27 million users. While this is a horrible instance to occur for both companies especially when their parent company has a primary focus on security. As bad as this sounds, there is some good news. While 2.27 million users at risk may seem like a massive number, CCleaner has racked up over 2 billion downloads total and surpasses 5 million new users each month. This means the total number of affected users is under half a month's...

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The ‘Luna’ Dongle Turns Your iPad Into A Dedicated 2nd Display

Beyond its standard use as a handheld tablet, Apple's iPad has become a useful tool for many designers and digital media artists when coupled with their Pencil stylus. Others are looking to utilize the iPad's high-resolution retina display as a dedicated 2nd monitor while on the go, but the current applications on the market rely on old technology resulting in weird scaling, pixelation and latency issues. This is where a company called Astro HQ has come in and with their line of Astropad digital products which are both appealing to use and responsive. However, the company has announced their...

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Intel Reveals Entire Specs For Their 18-Core i9 Extreme Edition CPU

At this year's Computex, Intel announced their new Core i9 X-series which included a staggering 18-core desktop processor. While this announcement got people excited, the specific details of this 18-core beast were still unknown until earlier today when Intel unveiled the full specifications including pricing and release dates. The i9-7980XE will offer a base speed of 2.6GHz with a Turbo Boost 2.0 clock of 4.2GHz, and Turbo Boost 3.0 increases speed to 4.4GHz. Beyond these clock speeds, the 18-core model offers 36 threads, 44 PCI express 3.0 lanes and four channels of DDR4-2666 support. Pricing will start at $1,999...

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