Intel unveiled NUC 12 Extreme compact gaming PCs powered by Alder Lake desktop chips

Intel has officially introduced the NUC 12 Extreme Compute Element (Eden Bay) platform and the NUC 12 Extreme (Dragon Canyon) compact modular gaming PC based on it. For the first time for the NUC series, the NUC 12 Extreme features desktop versions of Intel's 12th generation Core processors and offers support for full-size graphics cards up to 300mm long. Read more →

Top 5 best monoblocks for work

Sometimes a monoblock can be much more convenient than a PC or laptop. The device is a computer that combines a monitor and a housing. Read more →

Nintendo bought SRD Studios

Nintendo announced the acquisition of Systems Research & Development Co. The deal is expected to close on April 1, 2022. The amount of the purchase was not disclosed. Read more →

IBM became the leader in the number of granted patents in the U.S. for 2021

US and global patent data aggregator IFI Claims Patent Services has released a new issue of its annual patent ranking of companies by the number of patents obtained in the US in 2021, according to IFI Claims. First place went to International Business Machines (IBM). Read more →

Samsung loses business due to production of Qualcomm Snapdragon processors

Samsung received an order to produce the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 on the 4-nm process. For the Korean manufacturer, getting such an order is a big win. Read more →

Xiaomi unexpectedly introduced on the international market gaming smartphone Black Shark 4 Pro

Back in March 2021, Xiaomi introduced the Black Shark 4 series of gaming smartphones. The basic model of the series entered the international market last May, and only now the more advanced Black Shark 4 Pro made its debut outside of China. Read more →

TSMC could not solve problems with 3nm process, AMD plans are under threat

The shortage of microchips in the world began at the end of 2020. It was most acutely felt in the automotive industry. Volkswagen, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Chrysler, Nissan, General Motors and other companies were forced to cut production volumes due to the lack of microelectronic components. Read more →

New NVIDIA 40XX gaming graphics cards will be released in September 2022

The current line of flagship NVIDIA RTX 30XX graphics cards was released in the fall of 2020. But despite this, Ampere series models are still in short supply. Read more →