Samsung squeezed a smart home hub into a Connect Home WiFi router

Apr
01

Samsung isn't content with simply unveiling the Galaxy S8 today. In addition to its latest flagship phone, the company is also showing off a new Gear 360 camera, a desktop dock and, interestingly enough, a router. The Connect Home Smart Wi-Fi System is a mouthful of a name, but the device itself may actually reduce clutter in your home, since it removes the need for a separate SmartThings Hub. Samsung hasn't shared information on price and availability yet, but we do know the Connect Home system will be sold on its own or in a three-pack.

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Professional Surge Protector CSP300WUR1 provides 600 joules of protection, has three surge-protected outlets, and a folding wall tap plug

Mar
29

The Professional Surge Protector CSP300WUR1 safeguards common home and office devices, such as computers and electronics, by absorbing spikes in energy caused by storms and electrical power surges. Designed for convenience, the portable CSP300WUR1 is ideal for travelers. It provides 600 joules of protection, has three surge-protected outlets, and a folding wall tap plug.

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ARM steps up chip performance to neck-and-neck with Intel and AMD

Mar
28

Can ARM chips compete neck-and-neck with Intel and AMD on benchmarks? That could be happening sooner than you think.

Starting next year, ARM processors will get significantly faster thanks to big changes in the company’s Cortex-A chip designs. ARM is taking a page from rivals like AMD that have focused on raising the performance threshold in chips.

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HP LaserJet Enterprise M506dh Printer Has A Spring Sale

Mar
25

HP is having a spring sale, and they've discounted the LaserJet Enterprise M506dh Printer by a whopping $1,100 if you use the special coupon code BMA165655 between now and 3/31. This HP Laser Monochrome Printer has a steadfast printing speed of up to 45 ppm -- perfect when you have a progressive printing system in mind. Its 1200x1200 dpi copy ensures sheer, precise copies in result.

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HPE launches a new SimpliVity infrastructure appliance

Mar
23

Two months after acquiring SimpliVity for $650 million, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is beginning to reshape the company's converged infrastructure offering in its own image. 

SimpliVity's hyperconverged infrastructure appliance, the OmniCube, replaces storage switches, cloud gateways, high-availability shared storage, and appliances for backup and deduplication, WAN optimization, and storage caching. The company also offers OmniStack, the software powering the OmniCube, packaged for other vendors' hardware.

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AMD's non-critical Radeon memory business could be on the verge of shutting down

Mar
22

AMD's non-critical Radeon memory business could be on the verge of shutting down, though the company hasn't exited the business yet.

AMD's Radeon memory business has slowed down, with fewer products available in the U.S. and no new product releases since the introduction of the Polaris GPUs last year.

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You need to know about something about RyzenAMD's disruptive multicore chips

Mar
20

After ten years of fielding ho-hum FX-series processors, AMD’s finally released its highly disruptive Ryzen chips, throwing down the gauntlet and challenging Intel’s supremacy in high-end computing.

AMD’s new Ryzen chips include several CPUs of various levels of potency. In addition, Ryzen introduces a completely new motherboard platform, and the processors require different memory and coolers than their predecessors. There’s a lot to sift through—so let’s sift!

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The Review Of AMD Ryzen: Ryzen 7 1800X & 1700X Put to the Test

Mar
16

After more than ten years of playing underdog and years of hyping its latest undertaking, we've reached the moment of truth: AMD Ryzen processors are on our testbed and we can finally discuss our findings.
Pricing and specs have been divulged and are known to most of you, but to quickly recap: AMD announced last week that its $500 Ryzen 7 1800X would squeeze eight cores/16 threads into a 95W package running at 3.6GHz (4.0GHz boost) and performing on par with Intel's $1,050 eight-core Broadwell-E Core i7-6900K.

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An In-Depth Look at Ryzen's Gaming Performance Across A 16 Titles Played at 1080p & 1440p

Mar
15

AMD Ryzen processors made a strong impression last week, however a number of technical difficulties and time constraints resulted in more questions than answers when it came to the four games we managed to benchmark in time for launch. As promised, we're back to follow up on our initial 1080p testing with a more in-depth look at Ryzen's gaming performance across a 16 titles played at 1080p and 1440p resolutions.

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Apple stops making WiFi routers division

Mar
13

We hope you weren't dead set on getting a new AirPort Extreme any time soon. Bloomberg sources claim that Apple has "disbanded" its WiFi router division, quietly ramping it down over the past year as team members joined other divisions . Reportedly, the shutdown is meant to "sharpen the company's focus" on those devices that make up the bulk of its revenue.

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