Month: December 2019

How To Stream On Twitch: A Guide For Newbies

At one point in history, gamers were seen as outcasts and shut-ins. The mention of gaming couldn’t be uttered outside of certain social circles without being ridiculed or laughed at. The thought of being able to one day stream your gaming sessions live wasn’t even a …

Western Digital Announces WD Blue SN550 SSD

Western Digital is refreshing their NVMe-based WD Blue product line, replacing the WD Blue SN500 with the new WD Blue SN550. The SN550 updates both the controller and NAND, providing higher performance and capacity than the SN500. The SN500 was Western Digital’s first retail entry-level NVMe …

Intel Launches Horse Ridge Chip for Quantum Computing Systems

Intel Labs has introduced its new cryogenic control chip codenamed Horse Ridge that will speed up development of full-stack quantum computing systems. According to Intel, Horse Ridge will enable commercially viable quantum computers. The Horse Ridge cryogenic control chip will control multiple quantum bits (qubits) at …

Intel Un-Discontinues Pentium G3420 ‘Haswell’ CPU

As spotted by ComputerBase.de, in a rare event, Intel has canceled its plan to EOL one of its low-end Haswell-generation processors, resuming processor shipments for the foreseeable future. Curiously, the change in plans comes less than two weeks after Intel first began the process of discontinuing …