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AMD’s next-generation 5nm Ryzen 7000 desktop chips with Zen 4 are coming in the second half of 2022

AMD teased its next-generation desktop chips at CES 2022, with CEO Lisa Su announcing that its Ryzen 7000 chips, using the company’s upcoming Zen 4 architecture and built on a new 5nm process, will be arriving in the second half of 2022. The Ryzen 5000 series — led by the flagship Ryzen 5950X — was […]

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AMD beats Intel with first CPUs that have Xbox-like security for Windows

AMD is launching its Ryzen 6000 laptop processors today, and they’re the first to include Microsoft’s new Pluton security processor. It’s a new security chip that’s designed to bring Xbox-like security to Windows PCs, to secure hardware and cryptographic keys. Surprisingly, AMD is the first out of the door with CPUs featuring Pluton, beating Intel […]

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AMD’s new Ryzen 6000 laptop chips promise the ultimate portable gaming machines

AMD has officially debuted its new Ryzen 6000 CPUs for laptops at CES 2022, featuring the company’s upgraded Zen 3 Plus architecture, a new 6nm process node, and the debut of AMD’s RDNA 2 graphics architecture for its integrated GPUs. AMD is promising some big gains here, too: up to 1.3 times faster processing, up […]

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Sony made a camera for its TVs that can scold you for sitting too close

Here’s the so-called “weird Sony” gadget for CES 2022: the Bravia Cam is a new video camera that will come bundled with the company’s very fanciest TVs (like the new QD-OLED A95K) and sold as an optional add-on for the rest of the lineup. You’ll be able to make video calls with it, but Sony […]

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TCL announces 98-inch XL QLED TV, and you can buy it today

Last year, TCL announced an “XL” TV series that aimed to offer very big 85-inch displays for prices below what you’d pay for a similarly enormous set from, say, Samsung or LG. And in the first week of 2022, the XL lineup is going even larger. Today TCL is introducing a new 98-inch 4K QLED […]

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Sony is joining the Mini LED TV bandwagon in 2022

Sony makes arguably the best OLED TVs that you can buy. They outperform LG’s own OLED sets in picture quality despite the fact that both companies use very similar panels from LG Display. That’s because Sony applies its own image processing to everything that you see on-screen. Even when the company adopts a new display […]