AMD Ryzen Threadripper Enthusiasts CPUs Go on Sale in India Starting at Rs. 55,999

August 19, 2017

AMD has already announced pretty much everything there is to know about its high-performance Threadripper CPU line, and now the products have finally been launched. The 12-core, 24-thread Ryzen Threadripper 1920X is priced at Rs. 55,999 excluding GST in India, while the flagship 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen Threadripper 1950X will cost Rs. 69,999 excluding GST. The 8-core, 16-thread Threadripper 1900X which was added to the lineup after the former two, will become available on August 31 and…

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Lenovo Posts First Quarterly Loss Since 2015 on Higher Costs, Slowing PC Market

August 19, 2017

Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group posted a first-quarter loss on Friday citing higher costs and slower growth in the personal computer market, and said the outlook was challenging due to supply constraints. Lenovo, which lost its position as the world’s largest PC maker to HP in the quarter through June, lost $72 million compared with a profit of $173 million for the same period last year. It was the company’s first quarterly loss since September…

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Nixeus EDG 27 IPS Freesync 144Hz Gaming Monitor Review: Hitting The Sweet Spot

Introducing The Nixeus EDG 27 Los Angeles-based Nixeus has been working with AMD on FreeSync since the project’s inception. Nixeus was among the first companies to offer an affordable, Full-HD FreeSync monitor with a wide adaptive-sync frequency range and one of Nixeus’ monitors was used in AMD’s initial FreeSync demos all the way back in 2014. Now the company is readying a brand-new FreeSync-compatible display, the Nixeus EDG 27, that…

June 4, 2017
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Microsoft’s Skype Gets An Extensive Snapchat Inspired Makeover

It seems as though there’s a lot of copycattin’ going on in the world of messaging apps. In recent months, Facebook has been accused of “stealing” heavily when it comes to adding functionality original found in Snapchat into its own communications apps Instagram and Messenger. Now we can add Microsoft to that list thanks to the ground-up redesign of its Skype app. Interestingly, this all-new Skype experience isn’t coming to…

June 4, 2017
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Nintendo Switch Online Gaming Service Launching In 2018 With Bargain Pricing

If you cringe at the thought of paying $60 a year for an Xbox Live Gold or PlayStation Plus (or slightly lower if you scour the internet for deals), Nintendo is driving a hard bargain with its upcoming online gaming service for the Switch. The company announced that Nintendo Switch Online will be priced at just $19.99 per year. Nintendo Switch gamers have been waiting to hear how much the…

June 4, 2017
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Need for Speed Payback Drifts Onto PC, Xbox One And PS4 This November

The next Need for Speed installment is headed to PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 this fall and it looks to bring with it plenty of metal carnage and mayhem. A taste of the upcoming high-speed action can be seen in the official reveal trailer that Electronic Arts just released, which contains nearly a minute and half of fast action, gnarly collisions, and a dose of drama for good measure….

June 4, 2017
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ASUS Delivers AMD Ryzen Glory With ROG Strix X370-F And B350-F Gaming Motherboards

With the 10-core and higher AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors incoming, it is easy for our eyes to become glazed over with regards to the already-released Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 family of processors. As we reported earlier this morning, AMD has dropped prices across the board on the Ryzen 7 family, and is even offering up some interesting combo discounts on Ryzen 5 processors. With the new lower pricing, those…

June 4, 2017
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Gigabyte’s Aorus X9 laughs at affordability

When Gigabyte, a Taiwan-based gaming hardware company, says it’s launching a premium brand, you tend to listen. It’s not that its current range of gaming laptops aren’t premium — from the prosumer Aeros to the sort-of-budget Sabre range, Gigabyte laptops don’t mess around. But the Aorus range is slightly different. It takes things even further, a passion project for Gigabyte designers to entice the super high-end, money-is-no-object buyers among you….

June 4, 2017
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Logitech’s MX Master 2S mouse adds magic to your multitasking

Logitech made a mouse that could actually change how you get work done. The MX Master 2S is absolutely loaded with customizable buttons and wheels to help you get more done without lifting your hand off its ergonomically sculpted body. And like the original MX Master, it can be connected to up to three computers at the same time. But with the 2S, you can seamlessly slip from one computer to…

June 4, 2017
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What does Computex mean for the next year in tech?

The sun’s going down on the last incredibly humid day of Computex 2017 in Taipei. As I’m preparing to fly home, back to Sydney in glorious winter, I’m thinking about the past week. The phenomenally slim laptops I saw, the visionary keynotes I listened to, the obscene gaming rigs that were tempting me to start my Season 5 placement matches for Overwatch on a convention show floor. That’s the good…

June 4, 2017
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