• Samsung's fancy self-emptying stick vacuum just dropped its price again — plus more of today's best deals
    We've rounded up the best deals we could find on March 23 — here are some of our top picks:BEST STREAMING DEAL: MGM+ as an add-on for Prime Video — $2.99/month $5.99/month for two months (save $6)BEST VACUUM DEAL: Samsung Bespoke Jet cordless stick vacuum with all-in-one Clean Station — $421.73 $899... Read more »
  • Spoil your pup with National Puppy Day deals
    It's National Puppy Day — an excellent day to celebrate your favorite doggo and get them a treat, upgrade, or furniture. Several well-known pet retailers are celebrating with discount codes, free shipping offers, and other deals. Here's a quick summary so you can check them out.FABLE: The famous Fable pets... Read more »
  • A Good Person: Everything you need to know
    Zach Braff, Florence Pugh, Morgan Freeman and Molly Shannon reveal the themes and relationships in Zach Braff's new film. A Good Person will release in theaters March 24th, 2023.... Read more »
  • 'Counter Strike 2' Limited Test: How to get access, what it includes
    It's here. It's finally here.Yes, there's actually a full-on sequel to 2000's Counter-Strike in development by Valve. Counter-Strike 2 will launch this summer on Steam as a free upgrade for 2012's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and you can play it this week...if you're lucky. Here's how. SEE ALSO: 'Redfall' might be... Read more »
  • 'Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story' trailer promises everything you'd want from the spinoff
    The yearning. The courtship. The scandal. Our favorite kind of Regency romance is returning soon thanks to Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story. The tell-all prequel to Netflix's Bridgerton explores Queen Charlotte's (India Amarteifio) youth, including her marriage to King George (Corey Mylchreest) that shook their society and built the world of... Read more »
  • Crypto fugitive Do Kwon reportedly arrested in Montenegro
    Do Kwon, the former CEO and co-founder of cryptocurrency company Terraform Labs, has reportedly been captured by authorities in Montenegro after months of being on the run.The news broke following a statement posted by the Interior Minister of Montenegro, Filip Adzic, to his Twitter account."ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST WANTED... Read more »
  • This government is putting millions into helping teens cope with breakups
    New Zealand is pledging to help teens cope with heartache. Announced Wednesday, the new government initiative will aim to help young people in the country through their breakups, by "developing positive and life-long attitudes to dealing with hurt."The initiative, called Love Better, has been given 6.4 million New Zealand dollars... Read more »

    Video Cardz

  • AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D Desktop CPU Review Roundup
    AMD Ryzen 7000 with 3D V-Cache tested Today, AMD lifts the embargo on their Ryzen 7000X3D series.  AMD Ryzen 7000X3D Reviews Media AMD Ryzen 7000X3D CPU Model 4Gamer Ryzen 9 7950X3D Adrenaline Ryzen 9 7950X3D AnandTech Ryzen 9 7950X3D ASCII Ryzen 9 7950X3D BPS Customs Ryzen 9 7950X3D Club386 Ryzen... Read more »
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080/4090 Gaming Laptop Review Roundup
    High-end RTX 40 Laptop GPUs tested Reviewers have now published their test results featuring NVIDIA’s most powerful mobile GPUs to date. GeForce RTX 40 Laptop Media Laptop Model ComputerBase MSI TITAN GT77HX 13V (RTX 4090) El Chapuzas Informatico RAZER BLADE 16 (RTX 4090) Hardware Canucks MSI TITAN GT77HX 13V (RTX... Read more »
  • AMD Ryzen 7900/7700/7600 non-X Desktop CPU Review Roundup
    AMD Ryzen 7000 Zen4 at 65W tested Today, AMD lifts the embargo on 65W Ryzen 7000 CPU tests. AMD Ryzen 7000 Reviews Media AMD CPU Model 4Gamer Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700, Ryzen 5 7600 AnandTech Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700, Ryzen 5 7600 Benchmark Ryzen 5 7600... Read more »
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Graphics Card Review Roundup
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti reviews Today NVIDIA lifts the embargo on RTX 4070 Ti desktop graphics card reviews.  NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Reviews Media NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Model A2K ASUS TUF OC Adrenaline [Video] ASUS TUF OC GIGABYTE GAMING OC Benchmark GIGABYTE GAMING OC BPS Customs... Read more »
  • AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX/XT Review Roundup
    The RDNA3 architecture is finally here AMD lifts the embargo on Radeon RX 7900 series.  AMD Radeon RX 7900 Series Reviews Media Radeon RX 7900 Model 4Gamer AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX & 7900 XT Adrenaline AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX & 7900 XT [Video] AusGamers AMD Radeon RX 7900... Read more »
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 Graphics Card Review Roundup
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 reviews A day before launch NVIDIA lifts the embargo on RTX 4080 reviews.  NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 Reviews Media NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 Model 4Gamer NVIDIA Founders Edition Adrenaline NVIDIA Founders Edition AusGamers NVIDIA Founders Edition MSI GAMING X TRIO Benchmark NVIDIA Founders Edition BPS Customs... Read more »
  • Intel 13th Gen Core “Raptor Lake” Desktop CPU Review Roundup
    Intel Raptor Lake reviews are here Today, Intel lifts the embargo on Raptor Lake reviews. Intel Raptor Lake Reviews Media Intel 13th Gen Core CPU Tested 4Gamer Core i9-13900K Adrenaline Core i9-13900K AnandTech Core i9-13900K, Core i5-13600K Club386 Core i9-13900K [125W/65 TDP Test] ComptoirHardware Core i9-13900K, Core i5-13600K ComputerBase Core... Read more »


  • Enter the Objaverse: 800,000 virtual props for AIs to play with
    If AI is going to work its way out of the chat box and into our living rooms, it will need to understand spaces and objects better. To further that work, the Allen Institute for AI has created a gigantic and diverse database of 3D models of everyday objects, so... Read more »
  • Klarna plugs ChatGPT into its platform for faster product recommendations
    After installing the Klarna plugin from the ChatGPT plugin store, users can ask the ChatGPT chatbot product recommendation questions, even referencing budget. Klarna plugs ChatGPT into its platform for faster product recommendations by Christine Hall originally published on TechCrunch... Read more »
  • Hivemapper is 1M kilometers closer to goal of beating Google Maps
    Hivemapper, the startup that puts dashcams on ride-hail and delivery vehicles to map the world, is getting a little closer to its goal of toppling the B2B mapping empire that Google has built. With only 2% of the world’s roads mapped, Hivemapper is still very much the underdog in this... Read more »
  • VideoTikTok CEO testifies before Congress
    As the Biden administration escalates its threats against TikTok, the company’s chief executive made his first appearance before Congress on Thursday. Given the U.S. government’s aggressive recent posture, TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew was destined for a harsh turn under the glare of the government’s big, bright lights and that’s... Read more »
  • Kids tech camp iD Tech still silent weeks after data breach
    Parents are still looking for answers weeks after hackers stole the personal data of thousands of users from kids’ tech coding camp iD Tech, with some fearing that their children’s data was compromised in the data breach. iD Tech, which provides on-campus classes and online tech and coding courses for... Read more »
  • SEC clamps down on Coinbase and Tron, while Do Kwon is arrested overseas
    To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important crypto stories delivered to your inbox every Thursday at 12 p.m. PT, subscribe here. Welcome back to Chain Reaction. It was a big week in the crypto world as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission clamped down on major crypto... Read more »
  • Metaverse is just VR, admits Meta, as it lobbies against ‘arbitrary’ network fee
    Meta, the self-styled “metaverse company” formerly known as Facebook, has taken on a novel role de-hyping the virtual world technology its founder bet the farm on just a few short years ago. No, it hasn’t announced another pivot — rather it’s been forced to dial down the multicolored metaverse hype... Read more »


  • Chipmakers Fight Spread of US Crackdowns on 'Forever Chemicals'
    Intel and other semiconductor companies have joined together with industrial materials businesses to fight US clampdowns on "forever chemicals," substances used in myriad products that are slow to break down in the environment. From a report: The lobbying push from chipmakers broadens the opposition to new rules and bans for... Read more »
  • 'Click-to-Cancel' Rule Would Penalize Companies That Make You Cancel By Phone
    Canceling a subscription should be just as easy as signing up for the service, the Federal Trade Commission said in a proposed "click-to-cancel" rule announced today. If approved, the plan "would put an end to companies requiring you to call customer service to cancel an account that you opened on... Read more »
  • Linus Tech Tips' YouTube Channel Was Hacked
    New submitter Kitkoan writes: Hackers had gained control of Linus Tech Tips' YouTube channel to promote a cryptocurrency scam. Earlier on Thursday, hackers had gained control of the Linus Tech Tips YouTube channel and used it to promote a fake crypto giveaway that falsely used the name of Elon Musk... Read more »
  • OpenAI is Massively Expanding ChatGPT's Capabilities To Let It Browse the Web
    OpenAI is adding support for plug-ins to ChatGPT -- an upgrade that massively expands the chatbot's capabilities and gives it access for the first time to live data from the web. From a report: Up until now, ChatGPT has been limited by the fact it can only pull information from... Read more »
  • China Reminds US That It Can and Will Kill a Forced TikTok Sale
    China pushed back against the U.S. government's proposal to force a sale of TikTok on Thursday, rejecting the possible solution to ongoing national security concerns around the app. From a report: TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew appeared before Congress on Thursday morning, facing questions from U.S. lawmakers that centered around... Read more »
  • Arm Seeks To Raise Prices Ahead of Hotly Anticipated IPO
    Arm is seeking to raise prices for its chip designs as the SoftBank-owned group aims to boost revenues ahead of a hotly anticipated initial public offering in New York this year. From a report: The UK-based group, which designs blueprints for semiconductors found in more than 95 per cent of... Read more »
  • Accenture To Cut 19,000 Jobs
    Tech consultancy giant Accenture plans to cut 19,000 jobs, or 2.5% of its workforce, and has lowered its annual revenue and profit forecasts, becoming the latest behemoth to trim expenses in the wake of dwindling global economic conditions. From a report: The reduction in jobs, over half of which affects... Read more »

    The Register

  • Red Hat veteran will head up SUSE from May as Di Donato steps down
    In the meantime, the CFO is also interim CEO Out with the SAPper, in with a Hatter: Dirk-Peter van Leeuwen will take over at SUSE May 1st. Chief financial officer Andy Myers is interim CEO until the end of April.…... Read more »
  • SAP user group: We want the same features on-prem that you put in the cloud
    Concerns over multi-million investments customers already made in their on-prem ERP systems German-speaking SAP users have put out a strongly worded statement calling on the European enterprise software giant to commit to introducing new features in its flagship ERP system on-prem as well as in the cloud.…... Read more »
  • D-Wave hello to another quantum pioneer warned over possible delisting
    Share price slides below $1 for 30 days straight, but company vows it will comply with NYSE regs again D-Wave Quantum Inc is being warned by the New York Stock Exchange that it no longer complies with the regulations that govern listed businesses because its share price has been sitting... Read more »
  • Tails 5.11: Secure-surfing 'amnesiac' live distro arrives
    A highly opinionated little live USB/DVD/VM image for the paranoid The latest version of TAILS has improved memory management, which means it should work a little better on memory-constrained computers. It's the go-to option for secure private internet access.…... Read more »
  • Turing Award goes to Robert Metcalfe, co-inventor of the Ethernet
    A cool $1 million to a man who is not afraid to eat his own words, nor roll out his own cable Professor, engineer and namesake of Metcalfe's law Robert Metcalfe is the latest winner of the Turing Award for an invention he made back in the 1970s: the Ethernet.…... Read more »
  • Microsoft admits Azure Resource Manager failed after code change
    Just lucky Western Europe was asleep when it happened Any insomniacs, workaholics or those pulling an all-nighter related to a past deadline project may have noted a four-and-a-half hour failure of Azure Resource Manager in Europe this morning following a recent code change.…... Read more »
  • First-known interstellar Solar System visitor 'Oumuamua a comet in disguise – research
    Strange appearance and behavior perplexed astronomers, led some folks to believe it was alien spaceship The cigar-shaped 'Oumuamua, the first interstellar object in recorded human history to whizz through the Solar System, is a comet after all, a pair of astronomers declared in research published in Nature on Wednesday.…... Read more »

    Anand Tech

  • Intel Unveils vPro for 13th Gen Core Series: Enhanced Security For Raptor Lake
    In a world that has seen various security breaches at several top companies and supposedly secure companies through hackers and exploiters, the onus isn't only on software developers to keep users and businesses safe but also at the hardware level. In contrast, hardware vendors have different levels of platforms for users,... Read more »
  • Out With Organic, In With Glass? DNP Unveils Glass Core Substrate Tech For Chips
    As the chip industry develops more sophisticated processors with higher heat dissipation requirements, some firms have moved on to chiplet-based designs. This not-so-gradual shift has resulted in chip packaging technologies becoming increasingly important. Large and highly complex chips such as Nvidia's H100 and advanced multi-chip solutions like Intel's Data Center... Read more »
  • VideoCrucial Preps T700 PCIe 5.0 SSD With Write Speeds Up To 12.4 GB/s
    Crucial has started to tease the T700, the company's first mainstream PCIe 5.0 SSD. Not to be confused with the Terminator T-700, the T700's product page has already gone live but still lacks some of the M.2 2280 SSD's finer details. However, it does show some basic specifications that suggest... Read more »
  • Intel Leadership Shuffle: Stuart Pann in for IFS, Raja Koduri out for GPUs & off to AI Startup
    In a combination of a press release and series of tweets from CEO Pat Gelsinger, Intel this afternoon has announced a pair of significant corporate leadership changes at the company, which will impact both their Intel Foundry Services (IFS) and graphics/accelerator business segments. In brief, IFS is getting new leadership,... Read more »
  • NVIDIA Unveils Ada Lovelace RTX Workstation GPUs for Laptops; Desktop RTX 4000 SFF
    Along with their server part announcements today, NVIDIA is also using the backdrop of GTC to do a wholesale update of their professional visualization product stack. NVIDIA’s laptop lineup, which to date has not received any parts based on NVIDIA’s new Ada Lovelace architecture is finally getting its due, with... Read more »
  • NVIDIA Announces H100 NVL - Max Memory Server Card for Large Language Models
    While this year’s Spring GTC event doesn’t feature any new GPUs or GPU architectures from NVIDIA, the company is still in the process of rolling out new products based on the Hopper and Ada Lovelace GPUs its introduced in the past year. At the high-end of the market, the company... Read more »
  • The NVIDIA GTC Spring 2023 Keynote Live Blog (8:00am PT/15:00 UTC)
    Please join us at 8:00am PT (15:00 UTC) for our live blog coverage of NVIDIA’s Spring GTC keynote address. The traditional kick-off to the show – be it physical or virtual – NVIDIA’s annual spring keynote is showcase for NVIDIA’s vision for the next 12 to 24 months across all... Read more »

    Computer Hardware Inc - Blog

  • FAQs about Apple’s Messages App and What Can Go Wrong When Using It
    Most of us rely on Messages every day to text with family, friends, and colleagues. Not surprisingly, we’ve fielded numerous questions surrounding common confusions with this popular app. We hope our answers here will help you use Messages more effectively and work around problems. What’s the difference between blue and... Read more »
  • VideoProtect Your iPhone Passcode by Using Face ID or Touch ID
    This is troubling. Joanna Stern and Nicole Nguyen of the Wall Street Journal have published an article (paywalled) and accompanying video that describes attacks on hundreds of iPhone users in major cities throughout the United States. Some attacks involve drugging people in bars or even violence, but the most avoidable... Read more »
  • A Practical Guide to Identifying Phishing Emails
    Phishing is becoming an ever more common way for people to get in trouble when using the Internet. A phishing attack is some communication, usually an email, that tries to lure you into revealing login credentials, financial information, or other confidential details. A State of Phishing report from security firm... Read more »
  • Is Your Wi-Fi Network a Security Risk?
    With Wi-Fi security, it’s easy to fall into the “out of sight, out of mind” trap. Your Wi-Fi router probably lives in a corner or closet, and of course, Wi-Fi’s radio waves are invisible. But the ease of connecting your devices to your Wi-Fi network means it’s equally as easy... Read more »
  • What’s the Difference between Removing and Deleting an App?
    There are many reasons you might want to get rid of apps from your iPhone or iPad. To begin, touch and hold on a blank spot on a Home Screen to enter “jiggle mode.” Then tap the ⊝ icon for any app to see the question about whether to delete... Read more »
  • VideoWhat Is Google Web & App Activity, and Should You Leave It Enabled?
    Earlier this year, some of our clients received an email from Google reminding them that they have Web & App Activity turned on. Those with a healthy dose of caution were concerned that it might be a phishing attack, but no, it’s legitimate. Their next questions were often, “Wait, what... Read more »
  • It’s Time to Try Dictation in iOS 16 and iPadOS 16
    Apple has long provided a microphone button in the keyboard to invoke dictation on the iPhone and iPad. But, it wasn’t always easy to hit, and you had to switch back to the keyboard to fix the inevitable mistakes. (Apple’s dictation is a huge timesaver but far from perfect, particularly... Read more »

    Hot Hardware

  • Watch Epic Games' Mind-Blowing Unreal Engine 5.2 Photorealistic Tech Demo
    At this stage, we probably don't need to tell an audience of technology enthusiasts that Unreal Engine is capable of mind-blowing photorealistic visuals. Indeed, that's really not even what Epic's demo at GDC was all about. Unreal Engine has reached its 5.2-nd version, and with this latest release comes two... Read more »
  • NVIDIA Showcases Cyberpunk 2077 Overdrive Mode With Delightful Path-Tracing Coming Soon
    Graphics chip maker NVIDIA and game developer CD Projekt Red have showcased a stunning new version of Cyberpunk 2077 at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco as promised. The key change to this already graphically glorious PC gaming title is the implementation of path tracing. This means that... Read more »
  • Watch A Huge Asteroid Fly Between Earth And The Moon In A Once In A Decade Event
    A 200-foot asteroid is on course to pass Earth at a distance closer than the moon. Asteroid 2023 DZ2 will make its near-Earth flyby just before 4pm EST on March 25, 2023. 2023 DZ2 is currently estimated to have a diameter of 210 feet (64 meters) and is part of... Read more »
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 7000 Zen 4 And TR5 Platform Launch Window Confirmed
    ASUS has confirmed that AMD is launching a new lineup of Ryzen Threadripper 7000 CPUs in 2H 2023. The new platform (codenamed Storm Peak) will operate on AMD’s new Zen 4 CPU architecture and reportedly feature a new motherboard platform called TR5. The new lineup will be updated to the... Read more »
  • Linus Tech Tips YouTube Channel Banned After Being Hijacked By Crypto Scammers
    The Linus Tech Tips YouTube channel fell victim to hackers overnight, with the attackers using it to promote a fake crypto giveaway. During the time the channel was being recovered, users attempting to view the channel encountered a YouTube message, stating, "This account has been terminated for violating YouTube's Community... Read more »
  • Why Google Bard’s Apology For Plagiarism Is Worse Than The Act Itself
    In case you haven't noticed, we are in the midst of an AI (artificial intelligence) revolution. To some extent, AI has been around for decades, but only recently has technology finally started to catch up with the exciting realities that AI makes possible. Or as NVIDIA put it during its... Read more »
  • Lenovo Legion Slim Laptops Debut Firm’s Custom AI Chip And A 14-Inch Model
    Lenovo has updated its Legion Slim series gaming laptops to their 8th generation. This latest generation of powerful yet svelte gaming laptops is notable for a handful of firsts; they are the first to feature Lenovo’s AI chips for real-time system optimization, the family includes a 14-inch option for the... Read more »


  • Scientists accidentally create the world's lightest paint by mimicking Mother Nature
    Take a peacock feather, for example. Submicroscopic ridges and contours in a peacock feather diffract light to create the iridescent blues and greens we see. This natural coloring is called structural color.Read Entire Article... Read more »
  • WhatsApp for Windows adds group video and audio calls
    The new WhatsApp desktop app for Windows promises to be faster, sync better across devices and add features like group video and audio calls.Read Entire Article... Read more »
  • Canva adds new AI powered tools for marketers and designers
    Magic Design, Magic Write, Magic Edit, Magic Eraser and Text to Image are some of the new AI-powered tools built in Canva that will help you generate designs, presentations and even videos.Read Entire Article... Read more »
  • Nothing introduces $149 Ear (2) premium wireless earbuds
    The buds also deliver active noise cancellation up to 40 dB with three levels to choose from. Like Nothing's other products, they utilize transparent plastic for a unique look.Read Entire Article... Read more »
  • Atari is buying retro gaming specialist Nightdive Studios
    Nightdive was founded by Stephen Kick and his wife Alix in 2012. The firm specializes in obtaining the rights to older video games, sprucing them up and re-releasing them on modern platforms. To date, the studio has published more than 100 games including well-known titles like Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition,...Read... Read more »
  • Google Bard accused of plagiarism as publishers fight back against AI chatbots
    According to Piltch, the issue came to light when he asked Bard about the performance of Intel's Core i9-13900K and AMD's Ryzen 9 7950X3D. When asked which is faster, the chatbot said the latter is faster in gaming, and went on to state that "In our testing, the $699 Ryzen...Read... Read more »
  • Relativity's 3D printed rocket achieves multiple milestones but fails to reach orbit
    The flight, nicknamed Good Luck, Have Fun (GLHF), lifted off from Launch Complex 16 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Everything seemed to be going swimmingly at first. There were no issues on the launch pad and during liftoff. The rocket reached max Q, the point at which the rocket undergoes maximum...Read... Read more »