(Image courtesy Tom's Guide) Intel’s Skull Canyon NUC was the chipmaker’s first real attempt to cater to enthusiasts with its NUC line. While impressive for its size, the miniature barebones machine never really caught on with hardcore users and especially gamers due to its lackluster integrated graphics and high price tag. That was nearly two years ago and things have changed significantly for Intel. Specifically, the company inked a deal with AMD in late 2017 to pair its CPUs with AMD’s graphics solutions. How will that impact Intel’s new NUC? Today, we aim to find out. Reviews for Intel’s upcoming Hades Canyon NUC are just now hitting the web and if you’re at all interested in small form factor computing, you’ll want to see how Intel’s new machine fares. Let’s dive right in! Ken Addison with PC Perspective covers aesthetics: Taking a look at the exterior design of the Hades Canyon NUC shows a somewhat subdued gaming aesthetic. … [Read more...] about Intel ‘Hades Canyon’ gaming NUC with built-in Radeon graphics: first reviews are out
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is a highly addictive experience, but the incredibly popular game is losing support and continues to draw negative attention to bad performance, hacking, and a lack of region locking. It's why the game continues to receive mixed reviews on the Steam store, and why Fornite has really shot up in popularity. There are a few reasons why the battle royale game isn't doing too well in the eyes of gamers. See at GMG (Steam) Performance issues When version 1.0 of PUBG released on PC at the end of 2017 it was nowhere near complete. Not even close. The performance was horrific at times, the new map wasn't fully optimized, and it simply wasn't as polished as competitor titles. It took a supercomputer just to play the game at a stable frame rate, and that wasn't helping with rubberbanding (when the game jolts your character slightly due to inconsistencies between the server and client) and other network issues. Still, to this day the performance in PUBG isn't quite … [Read more...] about Why is PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds still getting bad reviews?
RHCSA (Red Hat Certified System Administrator) is a certification exam from Red Hat company, which provides an open source operating system and software to the enterprise community, It also provides support, training and consulting services for the organizations. RHCSA Exam Preparation Guide RHCSA exam is the certification obtained from Red Hat Inc, after passing the exam (codename EX200). RHCSA exam is an upgrade to the RHCT (Red Hat Certified Technician) exam, and this upgrade is compulsory as the Red Hat Enterprise Linux was upgraded. The main variation between RHCT and RHCSA is that RHCT exam based on RHEL 5, whereas RHCSA certification is based on RHEL 6 and 7, the courseware of these two certifications are also vary to a certain level. This Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) is essential to perform the following core system administration tasks needed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments: Understand and use necessary tools for handling files, directories, … [Read more...] about RHCSA Series: Reviewing Essential Commands & System Documentation – Part 1
Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld digital magazine.In the April issueThis month, read our review of Apple’s HomePod. It sounds great, but find out why it feels unfinished. We tell you what Apple needs to do to improve Siri, its voice-activated digital assistant. Plus, see our list of the ten iOS and Mac games that you should be playing right now. Also in this month’s issue:• MacUser: 4 tidbits we learned from Apple’s record quarterly results• MacUser Reviews: Loupedeck, ZMI PowerPack 20000, Evodesk XE Pro sit/stand desk• iOS Central: 7 easy tweaks to breathe new life into your Apple Watch• iOS Central Reviews: Merge Cube, DropMix• Working Mac: How Apple's Startup Security Utility and Secure Boot … [Read more...] about Macworld’s April digital magazine: Apple HomePod review
The Garmin Forerunner 645 Music isn't your typical smartwatch . It doesn't have a colorful touchscreen display, it doesn't have cellular connectivity, and it doesn't have a whole lot of apps to offer. What it does have is a battery that lasts a week, on-board storage for 500 songs, support for wireless payments, and a suite of sensors to keep precise track of your exercises. But ultimately, is it worth dropping $450 on one? I spent some time with it to find out. In the box: Garmin Forerunner 645 Music Watch Silicone band Clip-on USB charging cable A thick stack of papers Design and comfort Yup, this is a sports watch alright! The Garmin Forerunner 645 Music has a plastic shell with no less than 5 buttons sticking out of it, while the circular screen is protected by scratch-resistant glass and surrounded by a thick, metal bezel. I wouldn't call it elegant or stylish, but it is definitely among the most comfortable smartwatches I've ever tried. The Forerunner 645 Music is … [Read more...] about Garmin Forerunner 645 Music Review