The motherboard is one of the main components of our computer and, unfortunately, it is usually also one in which people tend to skimp on expenses, spending a fortune on a processor, RAM, NVMe units, a top graphic of range and leaving the plate as a less important component, this is how bottlenecks begin to be born. Depending on the type of components that we are going to assemble and our full budget we must choose a base plate or another to not spend more money from the account and not be able to have performance problems. So, if we are setting up a mid-range computer and we do not intend to overclock it, we have a great choice on the Aorus B360 GAMING 3 WIFI board.
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The market has two variants of virtual reality systems: those that rely on a PC or console to run, as HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, and other dependent cheaper smartphone like the Samsung Gear VR. DeePoon M2 is presented as a virtual reality system totally different because inside houses all necessary to operate autonomously without having to rely on other devices to deliver an experience of virtual reality hardware.
To achieve this, the manufacturer has built into the DeePoon M2 a Samsung Exynos 7420 processor eight-core with a GPU ARM Mali T760 MP8, 3 GB of RAM LPDDR4 and 32 GB of internal storage memory, all to promote a AMOLED screen 5.7-inch 2K resolution with 75 Hz refresh rate. The system has an integrated 3,000 mAh battery, which means that not only can be used independently but we can make it anywhere.
It is to highlight the fact that this virtual reality device incorporates Android operating system, and has WiFi and Bluetooth for connecting other devices. We do not really know how or what applications will work, but is said to have a price that will be around $ 620, so unfortunately is not exactly cheap. And it is that you can not have everything in life, right?
After VIA ARTiGO A820, VIA has launched ARTiGO A600, an ultra-compact fanless computer that is perfect for IoT and M2M applications that require computing power along with features like low consumption and wide range of I / O capabilities.
VIA ARTiGO A600 integrates four COM ports that include Phoenix RS-485 3-pole 3.75KV isolation, a port for RS-232 COM port and a GOD for 8-bit GPIO connections. The I / O section also includes two USB 2.0 ports, a Mini HDMI port interfaces for HMI, a Gigabit Ethernet port, a miniPCIe port, which measures only 12.5 x 12.5 x 3 cm and can accommodate an optional Wi-Fi module.
VIA ARTiGO A600 includes a VIA 800MHz Cortex-A9 SoC, a Micro SD input and a 4GB eMMC flash memory and 1GB DDR3 SDRAM. Also available is a software development tool that is optimized for Linux. It supports all key features such as complete set of customized software services which allow quick and easy development.
VIA ARTiGO A600 will enable companies to transform developing a new generation of smart devices. The control systems for industrial automation will have a key role in the development of innovative products and services more personalized.
Apple often reminds the users how secure the Mac is but the latest Thunderstrike 2 worm is tarnishing its reputation. The worm expands directly through the ROM and can affect any Mac or through a simple email or by connecting any device either through USB or simply from an ethernet adapter.
Thunderstrike 2 is really hard to detect, it’s really hard to get rid of, and it’s really hard to protect against something that’s running inside the firmware, says the CEO of Legbacore. Unlike any virus that exist in a PC, the Thunderstrike 2 resides in the firmware.
So the only way to get rid of it is to flash a new firmware. Unless one install the new firmware, the worm resides in the ROM and lives in the system persistently. The development of this worm comes from a research where hackers found a way to get into the firmware of the computer through standard references.
Gigabyte Intel Z170 based chipset has been made available in the market. So much hype surrounds this chipset as it is based on Intel Skylake platform. This includes three models, GA-Gigabyte Z170X Gaming G1, GA-Z170X Gaming 7 Z170X and GA Z170X Gaming 3.
All three come with Gigabyte Q-Flash Plus that allows users to update the BIOS without having a processor or RAM installed. Just copy the BIOS on a USB flash drive and the motherboard will flash the updated BIOS.
Moreover, Gigabyte has decided to change the shape and brand their VRM. Also in the G1.Killer model, you will find a new arrangement of the board sinks with option to integrate a custom liquid cooling system. Another interesting feature is the inclusion of what Gigabyte has called Turbo V-Clock Tuning IC. Overclocking fans will find it much easier to increase the operating frequency of the processor installed in these chipsets.
Also, in some models they have integrated some physical buttons to perform overclocking without having to enter the BIOS.
Vkworld VK6050 is the new 4G phablet that has made its debut today with its 5.5 inch display and modest hardware. Vkworld VK6050 specifications are indeed really amazing packing 5.5-inch IPS panel HD (720 x 1280) resolution display that ensures good viewing angles and bright colors with great clarity.
Power comes from MediaTek MTK6735 quad-core processor that has 64 bit architecture and operates at 1GHz clock speed. The CPU is accompanied by famous and effective Mali T720 GPU. Other Vkworld VK6050 specifications include 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage (expandable to 32 additional GB using micro SD card). It comes with Lolipop Android 5.1 pre installed.
There is a 5 Megapixel front camera for talking selfies and 13 Megapixel camera on the rear with autofocus and software stabilizer installed. For connections you get 802.11b / g / n, Bluetooth, GPS, 2G networks (GSM 850/900/1800 / 1900MHz), 3G (WCDMA 850/900 / 2100MHz) and 4G (FDD-LTE 800/1800 / 2100MHz). It also supports dual SIM card (one full-size and other micro SIM).
VK6050 comes with a huge battery of 6050 mAh capacity and its manufacture claims that you can easily go about a week with recharging with regular use. It is on sale for 120 euros.
Intel Celeron 3215U and 3765U micro processors are meant to be used in cheap laptops and ultra thin laptops. Both of these processors are built in Broadwell architecture and come with basic, entry level integrated graphics from Intel. You can call Intel Celeron 3215U and Celeron 3765U as successors to Celeron 3205U and 3755U processors.
Intel Celeron 3215U specifications include 1.7 GHz clock speed, dual core, 2 threads, 2MB L3 cache and 16GB RAM support. TDP is 15 watts and maximum operating temperature is 105 degrees.
Intel Celeron 3765U specifications include 1.9 GHz clock speed, dual core, 2 threads, 2MB L3 cache and up to 16GB RAM support. TDP is same as 3215U which is 15 watts and maximum operating temperature is same as well.
Upcoming handset OnePlus A2001 specifications got leaked as its benchmark results surfaced on Geekbench website. Not all specs were revealed though as the site shows only some of the specs.
OnePlus A2001 specifications
Specs include Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 (MSM8994) processor, 3 gigabytes of memory and it runs Android 5.1 lollipop operating system. That is all we have got till now but those are enough to make anyone sure that it will be a high end android phone. Then Snapdragon 810 runs at 1.55 GHz clock speed and has eight cores.
Also like all other OnePlus products, we are expecting it to have a great price tag that will lure a lot of people and garner media attention. Its geekbench single core score is 1256 and its multi core score is 4093. You can find results here.
According to sources close to mytechpartner, Lenovo will bring new edition of Lenovo Y50 with Nvidia GTX 960M in the European market. Its specifications include UHD display (3840 x 2160), Intel Core i7-4720HQ processor, 1TB + 8GB SSHD – all at a price of around 1000 euro.
Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel model will also be made available in addition to UHD display. The price of ultra HD version with 512 GB SSD will start at an attractive price of 1400 euros. If you can live with a hybrid drive with 1TB + 8GB SSHD, then there is a Lenovo Y50 variant costing only 1,200 euros.
If you are tight on budget and still want Lenovo Y50, there is a 1,120 euro model with full HD IPS panel, the hybrid drive and GTX 960M graphics.
HP Probook Stream 11 and Pro 11 Education Edition are the two new cheap laptops. Both of these two are part of the HP National Education Technology Assessment (NETA) that technological strategies for sustainable education and evaluate the impact of interventions in schools technologists.
HP Probook Stream 11 and Pro 11 Education Edition specifications are not very different from the standard models. HP ProBook 11 EE is an ultraportable with Windows operating system and semi-rugged rubber housing. Specifications include 11.6 inch screen with optional touch panel, Intel Celeron or Pentium processor. HP Stream Pro 11 is an ideal mini laptop for your class room that comes equipped with a 11.6 inch display packing 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, Intel Celeron 2840 bay trial processor with 2 gigabytes of memory and 32GB of flash storage.
Unlike HP Stream Pro 11 that was launched last year, the HP Probook 11 EE will cost somewhat more as it will offered to small and medium sized companies. Price and availability of both laptops for USA is not yet known.