Google to Obey EU and Increase Search Provider Visibility
Google is now bound to follow EU demands after facing criticism over its lack of compliance with the European Commission’s 2018 order to offer more space to rivals. The search giant will now display more mobile search apps on its Android Choice Screen and eliminate the fee previously required to a
NVMe 2.0 Offers PCIe Hard Drive Support
NVM Express, Inc. has released a new non-volatile memory express 2.0 specification on June 3, 2021, bringing NVMe support to PCIe-connected hard drives. While it won’t help most hard drives right now, the specification could soon unify most future storage devices under one NVMe solution. Due to
Graphene Enables 10 Times Higher Data Storage on Hard Drives
A study by Graphene Flagship partner researchers has recently shown that graphene can be used to make ultrahigh-density hard disk drives with 10 terabits per square inch of magnetic data storage - 10 times more than current hard drives have. Cambridge Graphene Center study author Anna Ott said that
AMD Pushes Against NVIDIA With New Laptop GPU Lineup
On June 1, 2021, at Computex, AMD unveiled a new RX 6000M laptop graphics card series. The company claims they perform just as well as NVIDIA’s RTX 3070 and RTX 3080 cards, or better. AMD’s new graphics lineup uses the RDNA 2 architecture and will release three mobile GPU chips for demanding gam
AMD To Launch FidelityFX Technology Later This Month
AMD is making its long-awaited FidelityFX technology available on June 22. The so-called super-sampling technology is a direct rival to Nvidia’s DLSS and it’s designed to drastically improve the performance in PC games without sacrificing the level of detail. AMD claims this technology can do
Chip Shortage Forces AMD to Pivot Away From Budget Processors
As the semiconductor industry reels from shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, AMD is struggling to meet CPU demand. The company is responding to the crisis by prioritizing high-end CPUs and GPUs for the commercial market rather than budget chips for PCs. Speaking at an investor event hosted
AMD CEO Predicts Chip Supply Will Improve This Year
There’s a possibility we might be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to the global chip shortage, which has caused delays in a variety of industries and made the Cold War between China and the US even colder. That’s according to Lisa Su, the CEO of AMD, who says she expects
Seagate Reveals the Fastest HDD Currently in Existence
Seagate has unveiled its newest HDD, dubbed the Seagate Mach.2 Exos 2X14. This gargantuan 14 TB hard drive is the quickest in the world, rocking a 524 MB/s throughput, putting it shoulder-to-shoulder with SATA SSDs. The Mach.2 is the first dual-actuator drive produced by Seagate - something the c
Nvidia Caps Crypto Mining Capabilities of Newly Manufactured GPUs
Nvidia is trying to make the latest series of its RTX graphics cards less appealing to crypto miners by slapping mining limits on the newly manufactured batch of GeForce RTX 3080, RTX 3070, and RTX 3060 Ti cards.      The company announced that the new cards will have a reduced hash rate and
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