Over the course of last year, AMD did some serious course correction with the release of its Ryzen line of processors, offering up its first real competition to Intel’s market-dominating power in years. But the underdog chip company isn’t stopping there. It has announced its second-generation Ryzen processors for desktops that look to improve on the previous generation and keep the momentum going for AMD’s comeback. AMD isn’t announcing full details for the new Ryzen chips just yet — those will come on April 19th, the same day they launch — but the company is offering some information along with preorders, which open today. There are four new second-generation Ryzen chips out next week: a pair of eight-core, 16-thread Ryzen 7 models, and two six-core, 12-thread Ryzen 5 chips. Leading the pack is the $329 Ryzen 7 2700X, clocked at 3.7GHz with a boost to 4.3GHz, along with the slightly cheaper and less powerful Ryzen 7 2700, which costs $299 and is … [Read more...] about AMD’s second-generation Ryzen processors are now available for preorder
Although device manufacturers have alluded to the chips over the past few days, AMD is announcing its second generation of Ryzen desktop processors. As seen in previous leaked specifications, there are only four chips based on the company’s refined Zen CPU design, dubbed as Zen Plus (aka Zen+). All four support the company’s new X470 motherboard chipset although they will work on the current 300 Series chipsets too. Here they are: Ryzen 7 2700X Ryzen 7 2700 Ryzen 5 2600X Ryzen 5 2600 Cores: 8 8 6 6 Threads: 16 16 12 12 Base speed: 3.7GHz 3.2GHz 3.6GHz 3.4GHz Boost speed: 4.3GHz 4.1GHz 4.2GHz 3.9GHz Cache: 20MB 20MB 19MB 19MB Power draw: 105 watts 65 watts 95 watts 65 watts Cooler: Wraith Prism Wraith Spire Wraith Spire Wraith Stealth(No LED) Price: $329 $299 $229 $199 Availability: April 19 April 19 April 19 April 19 While Intel boasts about bringing six-core … [Read more...] about AMD’s second-generation Ryzen CPUs hit the market next week for $199
Snapchat appears to be working on a second generation of its video-camera carrying sunglasses, known as Spectacles, despite the lukewarm response to the original.A filing with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from Snap Inc has emerged which appears to suggest a new version of the glasses is on the way.The document – which can be seen on the FCC website – references a “wearable video camera”, but an attached label crucially also refers to “Model 002”, which has led to speculation that a second generation of the device is on the way.Snapchat first launched Spectacles in 2016 using pop-up vending machines in a series of one-off locations before placing them more generally for sale online for £130 and in stores including Harrods and Selfridges. But the prospect of a second generation of Spectacles has raised some eyebrows in the tech industry. Despite the initial buzz around the glasses – which were the company’s first … [Read more...] about Is Snapchat working on second-generation Spectacles?
A new posting on the FCC’s website suggests a new pair of Spectacles are in the works. It was previously reported last month that Snap Inc. had plans for both a second and third generation of the unique wearable, despite lackluster sales of the original pair. Now, partially confirming this report, new documents published on the FCC’s website reveal what is likely the successor to the original product. Looking at the label details, they describe the device as a “wearable video camera,” which coincides with what Spectacles essentially are. In addition, the Spectacles branding itself is also listed in the description, while the product in question is referred to as “Model 002” in the top-right corner, suggesting that this is a second-generation model. Also, it is confirmed that the new Spectacles will ship alongside a charging case and a USB cable, all of which will be manufactured in China for the American company . In terms of compatibility, … [Read more...] about Second generation Spectacles pay a visit to the FCC
March 2, 2018 - Written By Alexander Maxham Amazon currently has August’s second-generation smart lock on sale for just $99. That’s down from its regular price of $229.99, and makes this a great time to pick up a smart lock for your home. It also brings it down to its all-time lowest price.The August Smart Lock is a great lock to put onto your front door, as you gain Bluetooth and smart capabilities, all while still able to use the same key as before. This makes it a great product to use in apartments, where you can’t do a whole lot, when it comes to smart home products. With the August Smart Lock, you’ll be able to automatically unlock your door when you get home, as well as use your smartphone to do it, instead of a set of keys. Additionally, you can give guest access to others and then revoke their access whenever you want. Making it great for giving keys to someone that might be watching your home while you’re away.This item is … [Read more...] about Deal: August Smart Lock, Second Generation for $99