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Intel unveils new family of AI chips to take on Nvidia’s GPUs

Details are thin, but Intel says its new chips will boost deep learning training times<p>When the AI boom came a-knocking, Intel wasn’t around to answer the call. Now, the company is attempting to reassert its authority in the silicon business by unveiling a new family of chips designed especially for …

Machine Learning

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Top 10 New Features

The latest update to Microsoft's OS adds new app capabilities, sharing features, and helpful tweaks.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Microsoft

Microsoft Windows Defender Security Center

<b>Pros</b><p>Built into Windows 10. Simple ransomware protection. Easy access to Windows security features. Always on if no other antivirus present.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Mixed …

Malware

Can My PC Run Windows 10 Fall Creators Update?

Here's how to make sure your device can handle the latest version of Windows 10.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Microsoft

Google Offers New Security Features for High-Risk Users

Anyone with a personal Google account can sign up, but the program requires owning two physical security keys.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Security

Intel Core i5-8600K Review: Coffee Lake's Jolting Value

Intel's Core i5-8600K races to market with 50% more cores and impressive performance.

Intel Corporation

Microsoft Surface Book 2 is bigger and better

A new 15-inch size, updated Intel CPUs and gamer-ready Nvidia graphics hit Microsoft's pro-level Surface two-in-one.<p>Microsoft is heading into the holiday season with a new Surface computer, but it's not what you might expect. No, this isn't a new version of the slate-like Surface Pro two-in-one, or …

Laptops

How to force Windows 10 to download the Fall Creators Update

Microsoft is starting to push out the free Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. As always, this will be a gradual rollout, meaning not everyone will get the update on day one. Microsoft will slowly ramp up the release — but if you don’t want to wait, you can get the latest and greatest update today.<p>The …

Microsoft

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL review: The new standard for Android

This is no longer a hobby or a half-assed project — Google hardware is getting serious.<p>Google's smartphone division is in a very interesting, even …

Phones

What is Intel Coffee Lake?

Intel's 8th-generation "Coffee Lake" CPUs are now on the market. These chips come with a modest bump in CPU frequency, but the big news is that Intel is finally adding 6-core processors to its mainstream i7 and i5 lines. More cores means these chips will perform better at tasks that benefit from …

Science

Microsoft Edge browser preview makes its way to Android

Windows Phone is on its way out. To no one's surprise, Microsoft's Joe Belfiore recently confirmed its demise. In its place, the company has adopted a more pragmatic approach that embeds pieces of its Windows experience in iOS and Android. You can trace this strategy back to 2014, when Microsoft …

Microsoft

Google Offers 96-Core Cloud Instance Using Skylake Processors

Google has announced it is scaling up its cloud computing offerings with a new machine type that provides up to 96 virtual CPUs (cores) and 624 GB of …

SAP SE

Windows Mixed Reality | AR Mixed with VR Gaming, Travel & Streaming in Windows 10

Windows Mixed Reality Ultra<p>Acer Predator 17<p>OS: Windows 10 Home<br>• Screen size: 17.6 inch<br>• Memory: 16 GB RAM<br>• Storage: 1 TB HDD + 256 GB SSD<br>• CPU: Intel Core …

Microsoft

Microsoft Issues Reliability Updates for Surface Book, Pro 4

Microsoft this week issued a set of firmware updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.The post Microsoft Issues Reliability Updates for Surface …

Microsoft

Intel Rebrands Kaby Lake Pentiums to Pentium Gold

Intel has announced plans to rebrand its current generation Pentium processors, and future generations, to 'Pentium Gold' chips. The rebranding …

Kaby Lake

10 great Windows laptops that cost less than Google's Pixelbook

Google's Pixelbook is nice. But it's still a $999 Chromebook. Here are 10 great Windows laptop PC you can buy for less.Chrome OS has advanced a lot …

Laptops

8th generation core processor family is unique in every aspect: Intel

The exclusivity in <b>Intel</b>'s 8th Generation Core processor family lies in every aspect — be it agility, performance or its ability to connect multiple …

Intel Corporation

OneNote October update brings new features and fixes to Fast ring Insiders

OneNote is getting a handful of new features and a significant bug fix with this month's update.The October update for OneNote on Windows-10 is now …

Microsoft

What is Windows 10 Fall Creators Update? Everything you need to know about Microsoft's big upgrade

Rolling out from the 17th October, the ​Windows 10 Fall Creators Update promises to deliver new features big and small to Windows desktops.<p>The fourth …

Microsoft

Microsoft Announces 4 New Xbox One S Bundles

Microsoft has announced four new Xbox One S bundles in a post on Xbox Wire, three of which are tied to specific games while the fourth is meant to …

Xbox One S

Three technologies Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella thinks will shape the future

With a rueful smile, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella acknowledged on stage at the GeekWire Summit that “one of the (really bizarre) things to do is …

Microsoft

A tale of two hero devices: Google Pixelbook versus Microsoft Surface Pro

Windows 10 and Chrome OS are duking it out in the classroom and in the corporation, with low cost and ease of administration being Google’s trump …

Laptops

Microsoft is now rolling out Cortana inside of Skype

Microsoft is starting to roll out Cortana inside of Skype, letting its smart assistant jump into private and group chats to offer assistance in making plans and looking up information. Cortana will be available on both iOS and Android, but Microsoft says its assistant “will be gradually rolled out” …

Microsoft

How to access 'Mixed reality' settings on Windows 10

It's possible to add or remove the "Mixed reality" section in the Settings app, and in this guide, we'll tell you how to do it.Starting with the …

Augmented Reality

Microsoft offers another look at upcoming OneDrive design refresh

OneDrive is set to get an updated look on the web and mobile in the coming weeks. Here's a look at what to expect.During its Ignite 2017 conference …

Microsoft

How to get the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update before anyone else

If you want to start using the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update before is officially available, you can jump to the new version in two different …

Microsoft

Intel Core i5 vs. Core i7: Which Processor Should You Buy? - ExtremeTech

By on October 9, 2017 at 11:48 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Whether you’re building your next …

Laptops

Seagate Launches 12TB Desktop and NAS Hard Drives

These huge drives are meant for digital creatives as well as home, small business, and enterprise NAS units.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but …

Computers

Don't Expect Any New Windows Phone Hardware, Features

Rest in Peace, Windows Phone.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use.<p>…

Windows Phone