AMD commits to ‘long-term’ support for sTRX4 CPU socket used with third-gen Threadripper

Bottom line: With third generation Threadripper processors set to arrive later this month, AMD has vowed to provide long-term support for the new sTRX4 socket. This is a good thing because the high-bandwidth sockets are not cross-compatible with previous generation sTR4 motherboards that were used for the first- and second-generation Continue Reading

AMD Ryzen 9 APUs could present a new challenge for Intel

Forward-looking: AMD has been doing everything right and is looking to parlay its recent victories into sustained success for the long haul. According to hardware leaker @Komachi, the chipmaker could do just that through the use of integrated graphics. As TechRadar highlights, a list of processors recently published by the Continue Reading

Star Wars episodes I through VII are on Disney+ in 4K with Dolby Vision HDR

What just happened? Disney+ is here, and with it comes a slew of Star Wars content. While we knew about The Mandalorian and the movies appearing on the service, one thing Disney didn’t mention was episodes I through VII being remastered in 4K with Dolby Vision HDR and Atmos support. Continue Reading

Snap’s new Spectacles 3 target well-to-do influencers with $380 price tag

Facepalm: Snap on Tuesday removed the review embargo for Spectacles 3, the company’s third generation eyewear for the social media generation. They seem like an overall improvement over the previous iteration but the fact that Snap nearly doubled the cost to almost $400, especially after the struggles experienced with earlier Continue Reading

Microsoft says it will honor California’s digital privacy law throughout the U.S.

Why it matters: Microsoft is one of the few tech giants that isn’t in the business of hoarding user data. In a new move, the company will comply with a California privacy law throughout the US, after publicly calling for GDPR-like regulation of the entire tech industry. The Redmond giant Continue Reading