Category: Hardware

Working from home helps lessen the spread of the Coronavirus, but creates openings for hackers With the Coronavirus pandemic spreading quickly, there’s been a mass movement of employees working remotely in an effort to limit exposure and slow down the virus’ transmission rate. While this is an excellent move to make in regards to the […]

Samsung has released the Galaxy Z Flip phone with foldable glass display. After Samsung’s Galaxy Fold issues and failure, they’ve decided to release a different kind of foldable phone. The Galaxy Z Flip phone, which released on February 14, 2020, retails for $1,380. Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip is similar to a Motorola Razr, as it […]

New discrete GPU will double current Ice Lake performance Intel has unveiled its upcoming Xe discrete graphics chip that will be arriving in later 2020, with limited details. At Intel’s CES 2020 keynote, they showed off their graphics chip and how it’s going to be implemented. They started with a standalone DG1 “software development vehicle” […]

Intel CPUs released since 2013 are impacted by Zombieload v2 In May of this year, the Zombieload vulnerability, which affects older Intel CPUs, was disclosed to the public. Zombieload now has a second variant that also works against more recent Intel processors. This means that Cascade Lake, Intel’s latest line of high-end CPUs, is also […]

Motorola releases a walkie-talkie and cellphone hybrid to help first responders In emergencies, smartphones aren’t always able to live up to their potential, (for instance, when a hurricane or tornado knocks down cell towers, or if a forest fire disrupts the communication infrastructure in remote areas). For reasons like these, first responders rely on land […]

A revamped Nvidia Shield has been released Nvidia has introduced a revamped version of its Android TV streaming device, complete with faster processor and a new remote control. The Nvidia Shield was first introduced in 2015. The device doubles as a console for both local and cloud-based video games. In addition to that, a Shield […]

The FBI is warning about an attack that bypasses multi-factor authentication Recently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division sent out a Private Industry Notification (PIN) to warn about cyber criminals using social engineering and technical attacks to circumvent multi-factor authentication (MFA). The FBI still recommends that companies use MFA, stating “Multi-factor authentication continues to […]

A CPU Memory concept has been published in an effort to fight security attacks The Intel STORM (STrategic Offensive Research & Mitigations) team published a white paper that suggests the development and implementation of a new kind of CPU memory. This new CPU memory would be able to block side-channel attacks like Spectre and Meltdown. […]

Mobile sales are taking a toll on PC sales Personal computing device shipments are forecast to drop below 400 million in 2020. PC shipments have not been that low since 2010. Both PC and tablet sales are projected to decline by 2% a year until 2023, as forecast by the International Data Corporation (IDC). The […]

Samsung’s highly rated Galaxy Tab S6 is a hit The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 just hit the market to rave reviews. Released September of 2019, this is Samsung’s latest high-end tablet, retailing for $649. Featuring a 10.5 inch 2560×1600 OLED display, a 2.84GHz Snapdragon 855, and a 7040mAh battery, this tablet means business. The base […]