Trade Shows

Kicking off a very busy week for tech events in California, my first stop for the week is NVIDIA's annual GPU Technology Conference in San Jose. As always, CEO Jensen Huang will be kicking off the show proper with a 2 hour keynote, no doubt making some new product announcements and setting the pace for the company for the next year. The biggest question that's no doubt on everyone's minds being what NVIDIA plans to do for 7nm, as that process node is quickly maturing. Hopefully we'll find out the answer to that and more, so be sure to check-in at 2pm Pacific to see what's next for NVIDIA.

The Price of Intel’s Unlocked 28-Core Xeon W-3175X: OEM Tells us ‘around $8k’

In perhaps a very unexpected turn of events, one of our first meetings at CES has heralded an important nugget of information.

29 by Ian Cutress on 1/6/2019

HP at CES 2019: EliteDisplay E243p with Sure View Privacy Screen Debuts

Physical privacy is becoming a key point of concern among many people and organizations, which is why hardware makers are addressing concerns of their customers by incorporating various technologies...

0 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2019

HP at CES 2019: Slim Envy USB-C Hub Debuts with Charging USB Type-A and HDMI 2.0

Having already sold tens of millions of laptops that only feature USB Type-C ports, it would seem that PC makers are finally getting into the burgeoning market for USB...

6 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2019

CES 2019 Quick Byte: Ryzen 7 3750H inside the ASUS FX505DY TUF Gaming with 120 Hz Freesync

One of AMD's announcements today involved its new 35W 2nd Generation Ryzen Mobile processors, and part of that announcement showed one of the first notebooks that will incorporate these...

3 by Ian Cutress on 1/6/2019

HP at CES 2019: OMEN X Emperium 65-Inch 144Hz G-Sync HDR Monitor with Soundbar

Early last year NVIDIA and its partners announced the Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD) initiative, with the goal to bring to market TV-sized 4K gaming monitors with a high...

9 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2019

HP at CES 2019: HP Spectre x360 15 Gets AMOLED Display

HP plans to release a revamped version of its current-generation Spectre x360 15 convertible laptop with a 15.6-inch AMOLED display this year, the company has revealed ahead of CES...

9 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2019

HP at CES 2019: OMEN 15 Laptop Gets 240 Hz Monitor, New NVIDIA GPU, 802.11ax

HP today announces plans to upgrade its OMEN 15 gaming laptops with NVIDIA’s next-generation GeForce GPUs, a display panel featuring a 240 Hz refresh rate, and a new WiFi...

5 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2019

AMD at CES 2019: Ryzen Mobile 3000-Series Launched, 2nd Gen Mobile at 15W and 35W, and Chromebooks

This year at CES, we have a series of announcements from AMD before the company's keynote presentation. Addressing the company's mobile offerings, AMD is launching the first parts of...

70 by Ian Cutress on 1/6/2019

Dell at CES 2019: Latitude 7400 2-in-1 with 24hr Battery, Optional QC Modem

Ahead of CES 2019, Dell introduced its new Latitude 7400 2-in-1 convertible laptop that brings together high portability, a rich feature set, and an extremely long battery life. One...

23 by Anton Shilov on 1/4/2019

CeBIT Trade Show Axed

Deutsche Messe this week said it would axe CeBIT, once the world’s largest IT expos/evebts, and would integrate what is left it into the Hannover Messe show going forward...

6 by Anton Shilov on 11/30/2018

Huawei Server Efforts: Hi1620 and Arm’s Big Server Core, Ares

For at least four years now, Arm has been pushing its efforts to be a big part of the modern day server, the modern day data center, and in...

12 by Ian Cutress on 11/20/2018

Managing 8 Rome CPUs in 1U: Cray’s Shasta Direct Liquid Cooling

The Supercomputing show was a hive of activity, with lots of whispers surrounding the next generation of x86 CPUs, such as AMD’s Rome platform and Intel’s Cascade Lake platform...

26 by Ian Cutress on 11/19/2018

Scaling Inference with NVIDIA’s T4: A Supermicro Solution with 320 PCIe Lanes

When visiting the Supercomputing conference this year, there were plenty of big GPU systems on display for machine learning. A large number were geared towards the heavy duty cards...

11 by Ian Cutress on 11/19/2018

Knights Mill Spotted at Supercomputing

All the way back at Hot Chips 2017, we saw Intel launch its upgraded Xeon Phi processors, Knights Mill. These were updated versions of Knights Landing, using the same...

10 by Ian Cutress on 11/19/2018

Sharp Aquos D10 Smartphone: Mid-Range with ‘Wide Color Gamut’ Display

In the back of my mind I guess I had always assumed Sharp made some sort of smart device, but I was still taken aback at their booth at...

11 by Ian Cutress on 9/18/2018

ZTE is Back: The Axon 9 Pro at IFA 2018

ZTE's troubles as of late have been well documented. Following a substantial fine and a complete removal of the senior staff from SVP and above, the company is now...

13 by Ian Cutress on 9/18/2018

BlackBerry Key2 LE: A Competitive Android Offering

As a person who works on my phone during my commutes to write news and stories, I have always batted around the idea of picking up a BlackBerry with...

35 by Ian Cutress on 9/17/2018

CUBOT's New 6000 mAh Smartphones: Who Calls a Smartphone King Kong?

Readers may remember that back in 2015, I wrote a review about a $150 smartphone I picked up from Amazon called the Cubot H1. This unit was a cheap...

29 by Ian Cutress on 9/17/2018

Nubia’s Red Magic: An RGB Gaming Phone

‘Ian, when are we going to see smartphones with RGB?’ is a question I am never asked. The PC space has figuratively jumped in a barrel and fallen over...

20 by Ian Cutress on 9/14/2018

Hyper Juice: 99Wh Battery Pack with 100W Charging for ~$400

Even though IFA has passed, one interesting element I still want to highlight is this little gadget that caught my eye. A company called Hyper Juice, which specialises in...

22 by Ian Cutress on 9/13/2018

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