Is your PC safe? Foreshadow is the security flaw Intel should have predicted

(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cybersecurity. If you thought Spectre and Meltdown were going to be the only industry-shaking security flaws to affect nearly every computer, think again. Intel recently revealed three new issues related to its Core and Xeon processors, dubbed collectively as “Foreshadow” by the researchers … Read moreIs your PC safe? Foreshadow is the security flaw Intel should have predicted

Intel teases new dedicated graphics card slated for 2020 release

Intel is looking to make the dedicated graphics market a three-horse race within the next couple of years. It teased a brand-new graphics card at the Siggraph 2018 show, where it announced plans to “set [its] graphics free.” A silhouette of a full-size graphics card completed the hint at future potential and has PC users … Read moreIntel teases new dedicated graphics card slated for 2020 release

Microsoft Surface Laptop review

Research Center: Microsoft Surface Laptop A Microsoft laptop. Suggesting it a decade ago would lead only to raised eyebrows and brief chuckles. But these days, the Surface brand has become a mainstay in the PC world. We currently our choice between the Microsoft’s Surface Pro, Surface Book 2, Surface Studio, and even Surface Go, each proving … Read moreMicrosoft Surface Laptop review

Flagship Android phones top iPhone X in download speed, report claims

While the battle between iOS and Android rages on — and there are some points you could make for either side — there’s one thing that doesn’t often come up in a debate between the two sides. That’s the speed of a phone’s modem. According to new data from Ookla, the company behind the popular … Read moreFlagship Android phones top iPhone X in download speed, report claims

Intel’s 9th-generation processor could launch next month with 8 cores

Although Apple just adopted Intel’s eighth-generation processors on its refreshed MacBook Pro lineup recently, Intel is moving full speed ahead, and the company’s ninth-generation processors could launch as early as fall. Code-named Coffee Lake, Intel’s ninth-generation CPU could reportedly arrive on August 1, delivering up to eight cores of processing power. The launch of the … Read moreIntel’s 9th-generation processor could launch next month with 8 cores