Topic: games

Intel responds to the CPU kernel bug, downplaying its impact on home users

Intel acknowledged that a CPU kernel bug, being referred to as a side-channel analysis exploit, has the potential to affect chips from ARM and AMD. Patches are in the works, but with performance penalties between 0 and 30 percent.

Intel's chip with AMD will use Radeon Vega graphics cores

Meet the Core i7-8809G: A high-end Intel CPU and AMD Radeon Vega GPU, all on one laptop chip.

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What is Windows Hello? Microsoft’s biometrics security system explained

Windows Hello gives Windows 10 users an alternative way to log into their devices and applications using a fingerprint, iris scan or facial recognition. Here’s what the technology does, who uses it and the hardware required.

Do you need antivirus on a new Windows PC or laptop?

For many years, the perceived wisdom when it came to Windows PCs was that you needed to install anti-virus software if you wanted to keep your computer and your data safe.

StarCraft II is going free-to-play on November 14, with a few caveats

Blizzard's first big announcement at BlizzCon 2017: StarCraft II is going free-to-play after seven years. Kind of.

Intel works on next-generation Optane SSD, memory technologies
The company has started shipping Optane SSDs for use in data centers
Intel's Optane faces threat as Micron chases future QuantX tech
Micron is researching second- and third-generation 3D Xpoint storage technology
11 ways company politics can thwart your projects
Politics is an unfortunate reality in many workplaces, but there are steps you can take to reduce the pervasiveness and impact to projects.
Microsoft buys Simplygon to simplify rendering VR and AR models

Simplygon simplifies 3D models to speed rendering on low-powered hardware.

Intel, Microsoft renew 'Wintel' partnership with Project Evo and VR specs for PCs

As Microsoft's Windows Hardware Engineering (WinHEC) conference kicks off, the future of the PC is revealed.