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GeForce RTX 3000 laptop GPU benchmarks have started to appear

Nvidia announced its GeForce RTX 30 series laptop GPUs, the next generation of mobile gaming hardware to power ray tracing gaming laptops, during its CES

Redmi Note 9T in for review

In the latest installment of “Keeping up with the Redmi Note 9 series” we have the Redmi Note 9T 5G. Those who’ve tried to follow

MacBook Pro 2021 — why I’m finally upgrading after 8 years

MacBook Pro 2021 — why I’m finally upgrading after 8 years The MacBook Pro is priced to be a reliable, long-lasting investment, but using it

[FPS Benchmarks] Red Dead Redemption 2 on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (90W and 115W) – a close battle

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a very successful game that is developed by Rockstar Games. Just like GTA V, RDR 2 is a real blockbuster

Premium Flagship Comparo: Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G vs Xiaomi Mi 11 5G

Samsung’s kicking off its 2021 early with the launch of its new Galaxy S21 series of phones. There’s plenty of fight in Samsung’s latest flagship

Intel quietly kills its face-melting Optane desktop SSDs

We hardly knew ye. Surprise! Out of nowhere, Intel killed its entire lineup of Optane SSDs for desktops over the weekend, signaling the end for

MediaTek unveils the Dimensity 1200 and 1100 – a pair of 6nm chipsets with Cortex-A78 CPU

Until today, the entire Dimensity series was fabbed on a 7nm process, but that just changed – the Dimensity 1200 and 1100 are MediaTek’s first

2021 Asus TUF Dash F15 FX516 – compact 15-inch notebook with Tiger Lake H 35W and RTX 3060/3070

While highly controversial for a couple of reasons, Asus’s TUF A15/A17 entry-level gaming laptops caught a lot of interest in the last year, due to

Some M1 MacBooks hit with nasty bug — what you need to know

M1 Mac and MacBook users are being locked out of their desktops by stubborn screensavers Apple Silicon M1 Macs and MacBooks are falling victim to

ASUS ROG Phone 4 or 5 design could have some big changes

Samsung kicked off 2021 with the powerhouse that is the Galaxy S21 Ultra but, truth be told, it still doesn’t represent the pinnacle of smartphone

GPD WIN 3 gaming handheld PC mixes old design with new hardware

The success of the Nintendo Switch revived interest in portable gaming consoles and gave birth to some devices and smartphone accessories that tried to capitalize

Gigabyte unrolls GeForce 30-series with both Core and Ryzen CPUs

Gigabyte’s Aero and Aorus get new hardware, while the G- and A-series will appeal to those on a budget Gigabyte will adopt Nvidia’s new 30-series

5 innovations that pushed laptops forward at CES 2021

Cooler, better, faster, stronger CES 2021 may be virtual, but the event still offered up a trove of PC innovations, and that goes doubly so

Apple TV Plus free trials extended again – here’s how much longer you’ll get

Apple is once again extending the free trials for its Apple TV Plus streaming platform, meaning current subscribers will get free access until July 2021.

[Specs, Info, and Prices] ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 – AMD CPUs only, and RTX 30-series GPUs

Intel’s reign as the premier CPU manufacturer is finally over, it feels like. While they have been losing left and right when it came to

Best of CES 2021: The most intriguing and innovative PC hardware

CES 2021 was virtual, but the parade of PC hardware went on. CES 2021 was virtual, but the parade of PC hardware went on regardless.

New Radeon GPUs were barely seen at CES, but they cast a long shadow

Begun, the GPU wars have Gamers hoping to hear more from AMD’s Radeon division at CES 2021 wound up disappointed on Tuesday, as CEO Lisa

MSI will support Resizable BAR across Intel and AMD motherboards, even Threadripper

MSI will support the PCIe Resizable BAR feature even on older 8th-gen Intel motherboards and AMD X470 motherboards. MSI said it will support Nvidia’s unsexy-sounding,

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 2021 tablet/detachable – Surface Pro on steroids

Lenovo are back at the detachable game with the 2021 Thinkpad X12 Gen 1, a Surface-Pro-style tablet with a keyboard folio accessory, following up on

Alienware m15 and m17 R4 laptops arrive alongside Aurora Ryzen Edition R10

Alienware has introduced two new gaming laptops, the m15 R4 and m17 R4. These models boast a slim design (for gaming laptops, at least), as

Gigabyte Z490I AORUS Ultra Review

Last year, AMD released the Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors in one of the most monumental hardware launches of the modern era. This final step

Hands on: Acer Chromebook Spin 514 review

The Acer Chromebook Spin 514, just announced at CES 2021, is the most powerful Chromebook Acer has ever made, and is its first to feature

Sony Airpeak is a small drone that can wield Alpha mirrorless cameras

Sony has introduced what it says is the smallest drone ever capable of toting its Alpha camera system, making it a key new hardware option

MSI MEG Z490 Unify Review

MSI’s MEG Z490 Unify motherboard ($299.99) stands out as an unusual board in the market for high-end Intel desktop boards, but not for any of

Roccat ELO 7.1 Air gaming headset review

The Roccat ELO 7.1 Air appears to hit a crowd-pleasing sweet spot in the world of gaming headsets. Not only can you experience freedom from

Galaxy A32 leak points to Samsung’s affordable 5G bet

Despite the effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus, 5G remains the obsession of network operators and hardware manufacturers. The only way they’ll be able to recoup

AMD Ryzen 9 5900 and Ryzen 7 5800 CPUs could be inbound – but only in prebuilt PCs

AMD’s Ryzen 9 5900 and Ryzen 7 5800 are purportedly waiting in the wings, and rumored specs of these processors have been shared – although

Top 5 reasons to BUY or NOT to buy the Lenovo ThinkPad E14 Gen 2

Lenovo’s ThinkPad devices have made quite the name for themselves, with them being a staple in the business market. Usually, we would be talking about

CES 2021 preview: Brace yourself for a deluge of new PC hardware

CES may be virtual in 2021, but we expect to see plenty of new hardware from the likes of Intel, AMD, Nvidia, HP, Dell, Asus,

Sony’s new BRAVIA TVs pack advanced AI with Cognitive Processor XR

As part of its CES wares this year, Sony has taken the wraps off its new BRAVIA XR television lineup with models offering a Cognitive