Category: <span>Hardware</span>

SSD health readings alarming for some M1 Mac users M1 Mac users are finding that their devices are suddenly writing extraordinary amounts of data to their drives. In some of the more severe cases, M1 Macs have been reported to have consumed as much as 10 to 14 percent of the maximum usable total bytes […]

Apple has low score due to new French law A new law in France that was designed to reduce electronic waste has forced Apple to face the low repairability score of their devices. The new law came into effect this year. Apple added iPhone and MacBook repairability scores to its online store in response. The […]

A weaponized malware is now available on the public domain A working exploit that is capable of doing actual damage has been made available online. This fully weaponized exploit takes advantage of the Spectre CPU vulnerability. The Spectre issue is a CPU bug that is due to a hardware design flaw in the architectures of […]

Gaming accessory brand purchased by HP for $425 million HP has taken the jump to acquire gaming peripheral company HyperX. The purchase of the brand was made for a cool $425 million. This acquisition will give HP a major foothold in the gaming accessories market. Kingston previously owned the HyperX brand. While HP has taken […]

New low power consumption hard drives introduced by Toshiba Toshiba has introduced an industry first hard drive that features flux-control microwave-assisted magnetic recording (FC-MAMR) technology. These new HDDs are designed for use in nearline and enterprise applications. The drives offer an 18 TB capacity and feature ultra-low idle power consumption. The MG09-series hard drives include […]

Lots of great improvements with V16 Update 8 for 3CX V16 Update 8 for 3CX is live! 3CX was already a great system, but these improvements have made it even more user friendly and productivity increasing. • Conference scheduling has been improved and is now even easier. The email/calendar options make it clearer which to […]

Ransomware hackers attacking Americans in their homes With so many people working from home due to the pandemic, it’s no wonder that cybercriminals have changed some of their base tactics in order to expand their victim base. According to Michael Bruemmer, vice president of cybersecurity firm Experian, cybercriminals are branching out to hold homes hostage […]

Facebook Account Verification are affecting Quest 2 users Multitudes of Oculus Quest 2 users are finding themselves without the ability to use their devices. The problem comes from Facebook’s account verification system. Due to Facebook requiring an active account in order for the Quest 2 to function, some users are finding themselves with paperweights instead […]

Nvidia unable to keep up with GPU demand Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang has announced that the shortage of their Nvidia RTX 3080 and 3090 graphics cards will continue to be an issue until at least 2021. Both cards sold out within minutes of preorders going live in September of this year. While the demand for […]

The supercomputer Intel promised will be significantly delayed In 2019, the US Energy Department chose the California-based Intel Corporation to help show American tech Independence over China. The company was tasked with helping to build a $500 million supercomputer. That supercomputer, named Aurora, was scheduled to be installed at facilities near Chicago in 2021. Aurora’s […]