Hardware news

Hardware

New DDR5 SDRAM standard sees performance boost, dual-channel DIMM

They were two years behind schedule but the industry group overseeing memory technology development and standardization has finally announced the officials specs for the new DDR5 SDRAM standard.

Hardware

Nvidia brings Ampere A100 GPUs to Google Cloud

Just over a month after announcing its latest generation Ampere A100 GPU, Nvidia said this week that the powerhouse processor system is now available on Google Cloud.

Hardware

Need for speed: Japan supercomputer is world's fastest

Japan's Fugaku supercomputer, built with government backing and used in the fight against coronavirus, is now ranked as the world's fastest, its developers announced Monday.

Consumer & Gadgets

New chips to bring Mac computers into iPhone ecosystem (Update)

Apple said Monday it would build its own chips to power its Mac computers to create a "common architecture" that allows the devices to run the same apps as those on the iPhone and iPad.

Hardware

Plug-and-play bug exposes millions of network devices

A bug in a protocol used by virtually all Internet of Things devices exposes millions of users to potential attack, a researcher reported Monday. The fault centers on the Universal Plug and Play protocol, a 12-year-old implementation ...

Hardware

Reports: Intel chips have new security flaws

A pair of new security threats to Intel-based computer systems have been revealed. The beleaguered semiconductor chip manufacturer has faced a seemingly endless series of vulnerabilities over the past two years.

Hardware

Apple plans to announce move to its own Mac chips at WWDC

Apple Inc. is preparing to announce a shift to its own main processors in Mac computers, replacing chips from Intel Corp., as early as this month at its annual developer conference, according to people familiar with the plans.

Consumer & Gadgets

Gadgets: Summer fun with this gear

Despite everything else, the summer kicks off this Memorial Day weekend and there are some great gadgets to ensure your fun in the sun has perfect sound, is well-charged and even keeps your beverages chilled.