Hardware

Games Vendors Play with Exchange Hardware Configurations

by Tony Redmond

Hardware vendors publish their solutions for Exchange through the Microsoft ESRP. The only thing is that some of the solutions are illogical and unworkable. In fact, some solutions are simply ridiculous. Sure, you could implement them - but at what cost and what level of reliability. But the solutions get your attention and that's their purpose.

Will Microsoft Launch a Surface All-In-One Desktop Next Month? Sources say…

by Richi Jennings

Microsoft is said to be launching a new Surface, codenamed Cardinal. The new device will be a one-box desktop PC—i.e., an all-in-one (AiO), as popularlized by Apple’s iMac. The avian-themed rumor seems credible and well-sourced. And an October hardware event would fit with Microsoft’s previous form. But beyond that, everything is mere speculation. None of which stops us from some amusing Friday musing...

What Is Thunderbolt 3?

by Russell Smith

Russell explains what Thunderbolt 3 is and where USB Type-C connectors fit into the picture. As the Thunderbolt 3 cables start to roll out, remember to check to verify that they can handle transfer speeds of up to 40 Gb/s if you want maximum benefit.