Biostar Reveals The First 8-Slot PCI-e Mining Motherboard

By | July 25, 2017

Biostar is back with yet another cryptocurrency mining motherboard, the TB250-BTC+, which is the world’s first 8-Slot PCI-e mining board. The TB250-BTC+ joins Biostar’s recently announced TB350-BTC and TA320-BTC mining motherboards. The company said this board is designed specifically for people  looking to “maximize your mining from home.” According to the company, even though this… Read More »

More Leaked Intel Coffee Lake Benchmarks Appear

By | July 24, 2017

The rumor mill is abuzz with uncorroborated reports of Intel Coffee Lake processor sightings. After all the leaks we’ve seen so far this year (we heard them in advance of Intel’s Kaby Lake, AMD’s Vega, AMD’s Ryzen, and Nvidia’s Volta to name a few), this comes as no surprise. In our quest to get beyond… Read More »

'Dying Light' Is Getting 10 More Free Expansions

By | July 24, 2017

Techland announced that Dying Light, the fast-paced and zombie-filled action game it released in January 2015, will receive 10 free expansions over the next 12 months. The add-ons will bring new enemies, in-game items, and mysteries for you to solve on the PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Few modern games debut in their final… Read More »

The Next HoloLens Will Include A Deep Learning Accelerator

By | July 24, 2017

Microsoft announced that the second generation of the HoloLens’ Holographic Processing Unit (HPU) will contain a deep learning accelerator. Holographic Processing Unit When Microsoft first unveiled the HoloLens, it said that it comes with a special kind of processor, called an HPU, that can accelerate the kind of “holographic” content displayed by the HMD. The… Read More »

Kansas Database Hack Exposed 5.5 Million SSNs

By | July 24, 2017

Governments around the world are managing ever-increasing amounts of data. This is supposed to allow for more effective governance, but it also puts the personal information of millions of people at risk. Case in point: The hacking of a Kansas data system exposed the Social Security numbers (SSNs) of 5.5 million people from 10 states;… Read More »

AMD Unveils Threadripper Retail Packaging

By | July 24, 2017

The enthusiast world eagerly awaits the debut of AMD’s Threadripper processors. They’ll be Intel’s first real high-end desktop challenger in ages and could upset the pricing status quo. In the interim, AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su took to Twitter to unveil the processors’ retail packaging. AMD chose a massive retail box for the processors. The… Read More »

Lite-On Partners With Phison For New T10 NVMe SSD

By | July 24, 2017

In terms of volume, Lite-On is one of the largest SSD manufacturers. However, the brand isn’t as well known in the United States or Europe as its Plextor subsidiary. Most Lite-On SSDs come in OEM systems where validation and pricing take a back seat to performance. In Asia, the brand has a strong following and… Read More »