Wednesday, September 20, 2017

‘Cut the price in half and it’s still obscene’ — readers comment on the...

This week’s Mercury News story about a modest ranch home in Sunnyvale that sold for $2,470,000 — $782,000 over the listing price — incited...

An AMD Threadripper X399 Motherboard Overview: A Quick Look at Seven Products

With the release of AMD’s Threadripper CPUs into the HEDT market, board partners have released new motherboards based on the X399 chipset. Consumers are going to see quad channel memory, native...

Corsair Announces 16GB DDR4-4600 Vengeance LPX DRAM Kits

Corsair on Thursday announced two fresh Vengeance LPX memory kits that set new performance records for the product family. The new dual-channel memory kits are intended for Intel’s Kaby Lake-X CPUs...

Google readies its answer to the new iPhones, launch slated for Oct. 4

Google is taking a passive-aggressive approach to its upcoming launch of what are widely believed to be new Pixel phones. In promoting the Oct....

Dell’s Visor Available for Pre-Order: A Mixed Reality Headset, Ships in Mid-October

Dell has begun to take pre-orders on its Visor headset for Windows Mixed Reality applications. The company will start shipments of the device in mid-October, just in time for Microsoft’s Windows...

Apple Face ID: Company explains demo snafu, faces privacy concerns

During Apple’s special event on Tuesday, every part of its presentation was working without a hitch, until its biggest demo of the day: its...

HP Updates Z8 Workstations: Up to 56 Cores, 3 TB RAM, 9 PCIe Slots,...

HP has updated its most powerful dual-processor Z8 workstation line with the latest components. The new systems contain up to two Intel Skylake-SP Xeon CPUs with up to 56 cores in...

TSMC Teams Up with ARM and Cadence to Build 7nm Data Center Test Chips...

TSMC has announced plans to build its first test chips for data center applications using its 7 nm fabrication technology. The chip will use compute cores from ARM, a Cache Coherent...

One Design, Two Products: The SanDisk Ultra 3D (1TB) and WD Blue 3D (1TB)...

The first 3D NAND SSDs from Western Digital and its SanDisk subsidiary have arrived. The same mainstream SATA SSD with 3D TLC is being sold under two names, but either way...

Apple renames stores ‘Town Squares,’ is mercilessly mocked on social media

Apple unveiled a lot of new products and features during Tuesday’s event, much of which will need a lot of unpacking. But one thing...

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