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Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon X Elite: A Powerhouse for Windows on Arm PCs, Outperforming Apple’s M2 Max with 30% Less Power

Qualcomm has just kicked off its Snapdragon 2023 Summit in Hawaii, and the company announced the new Snapdragon X Elite chip designed from the ground up for high-end Windows on Arm PCs. Snapdragon X Elite multi-threaded performance The Snapdragon X Elite features the custom integrated Oryon CPU and Qualcomm claims that it offers 2x better...


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First Ring Daily: Selling the Chips

In this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad Sams and Paul Thurrott discuss the new ‘Downfall’ vulnerability affecting older Intel CPUs, Microsoft’s modernized File Explorer on Windows 11, and the company’s potential trick for selling more new PCs.

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Nvidia Announces New Hardware and Services for Enterprise AI at Computex

Last Update: Jun 30, 2023

Nvidia announced several new AI products at the Computex annual trade show in Taipei, Taiwan. The biggest announcements made by the chip maker include the Nvidia DGX GH200, a new supercomputer designed for enterprise AI, an accelerated networking platform for hyperscale generative AI, as well as a new modular server architecture optimized for AI workloads….

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ASUS Routers Get New Firmware Updates to Patch Critical Vulnerabilities

ASUS has rolled out a new set of firmware updates to address critical vulnerabilities in its several router models. The company published a security advisory yesterday recommending customers to apply the security patches or restrict WAS access. Specifically, the latest firmware updates aim to fix two critical vulnerabilities with a 9.8 severity rating out of…

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Intel Reveals New Core Branding For its Upcoming Meteor Lake CPUs

Intel announced this week a new branding structure that the company will start to use with its upcoming 14th gen Meteor Lake CPUs. The company will simplify the branding of its Core processors by dropping the “i” letter for processor tiering, and it’s also creating a new Ultra label for its most advanced processors.  Intel…

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Microsoft Now Sells  Replacement Parts for Surface Tablets, Laptops, and All-in-Ones

To improve the repairability and durability of its various Surface devices, Microsoft has started selling official Surface replacement parts on its Microsoft Store. The dozens of components currently available include batteries, SSDs, screens, keyboards, and more. Microsoft makes Surface devices for both consumers and professionals and in recent years, the company significantly improved their repairability…

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Apple’s M2 Ultra Mac Pro Completes the Mac Transition to Apple Silicon

Last Update: Jun 07, 2023

Apple unveiled yesterday a new M2 Ultra chip that is coming to its desktop workstations, the Mac Studio and the Mac Pro. The latter was also the last Mac model that had yet to make the transition from Intel chips to Apple Silicon, and this is finally happening almost three years after the introduction of…

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Poly Partners with Pexip to Provide Secure Video Collaboration Solutions

Polly has teamed up with video technology provider Pexip to launch new cloud-based and on-premises communications services. The new offerings are designed to meet the business communication and privacy needs of the public, government, and private customers. Specifically, Poly has integrated Pexip’s technology into its products to provide three communication solutions. These include Poly PrivateConnect…

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Microsoft’s Surface Thunderbolt 4 Dock Replaces Surface Connect With USB-C Port

Microsoft introduced yesterday its latest Surface Dock with Thunderbolt 4, which now uses a USB-C port to connect to Surface devices instead of Microsoft’s proprietary Surface Connect port. The Surface Thunderbolt 4 dock should be a good companion device for the latest Surface devices that also support Thunderbolt 4, and it’s also compatible with Windows…

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Microsoft Announces New Surface Hub 2S With Teams Rooms on Windows Experience

Microsoft announced yesterday a second-generation Surface Hub 2S digital whiteboard that will be available later this year. The new digital whiteboard will be running a new Teams Rooms experience that will differ from the existing Windows 10 Team Edition that powers the existing Surface Hub 2S. The Surface Hub 2S was originally released back in…

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