Anshel Sag

Review: The Dell XPS 15 2-in-1

The Dell  XPS 15 2-in-1 is designed to deliver the company’s highest level of performance in a thin and light platform. This platform is unique because it is the first time that Intel INTC -0.21% and AMD partnered together to deliver a single chip with both a high-performance CPU and GPU. With special memory technology and power balancing capabilities, it is designed for …

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Lenovo Boosts Legion Gaming Line At CES 2019

CES 2019 showcased a multitude of PC gaming announcements from many different vendors, including Lenovo . Lenovo has been building up its Legion line of gaming hardware for the last few years and is starting to refine it, with new gaming laptop, desktop, and monitor offerings. PC gaming is growing at such a fast rate that no …

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Alienware Shoots For The Moon At CES 2019

You don’t usually see established companies making too many big announcements at one show—perhaps a few new products and refreshes. That being said, Dell  went all in at CES 2019, with new products and major refreshes across the board for a non-gaming look at their CES 2019 announcements, check out my colleague Patrick Moorhead’s coverage. This was especially …

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HP Inc. Takes OMEN To New Heights At CES 2019

HP Inc. made a lot of big announcements at CES 2019, including some long-awaited OMEN products. HP  has done quite a good job of rebooting the OMEN gaming brand over the last few years and growing its overall gaming business around the brand. With the growth of PC gaming and the success of eSports, every major PC manufacturer …

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Location-Based VR: The Next Phase Of Immersive Entertainment

Whenever there’s a new platform, the technology industry falls over itself looking for the ‘killer app.’ With the rapid innovation and investment in the VR industry, there are a lot of people looking for their opportunity to enter the market before it hits the mainstream. While there’s widespread agreement that VR is still quite a …

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Snapdragon 855 Will Power Android Phones in 2019 With Blazing 5G And AI

Every year, Qualcomm  releases the newest iteration of Snapdragon, the company’s smartphone platform. This year’s launch event, the Snapdragon Technology Summit, took place in Maui, Hawaii last week. One thing I noticed was that there was a stronger focus this year on connectivity and AI than there has been in the past. I don’t think …

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Intel’s New XMM 8160 5G Modem Brings Us Closer To Standalone 5G

This blog includes contributions from Moor Insights & Strategy principal analyst Patrick Moorhead. Intel XMM 8160 5G modem. INTEL 5G is one of the most transformative technologies that has surfaced in the last ten years. It has the capabilities to reshape many industries including mobile devices, the IoT, smart transportation, VR, AR, manufacturing, and even the …

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Huawei Throws Down The Gauntlet With New Mate 20 Devices

Huawei announced its new Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro at an eagerly-awaited event in London this past week. A lot of the excitement around the Mate 20 line of devices can be attributed to Huawei’s new Kirin 980 processor—the first Android SoC with 7nm and ARM’s new powerful A76 CPU cores. After the release …

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Google’s New Hardware Showcases Its AI Capabilities

Google held its annual hardware event in New York City last week. Google’s Pixel 3 launch was possibly one of the most heavily leaked launches in industry history, with virtually all of the specifications of the device unveiled before the event began. Google was very aware of this fact and cobbled together a montage of …

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Oculus Quest: Facebook’s VR Headset For The Future

ANSHEL SAG Last week Facebook  rounded out its VR headset lineup with the announcement of its new Oculus Quest VR headset. The Oculus Quest bridges the gap between the $200 Oculus Go mobile headset, with features 3-DoF (degrees of freedom) tracking, and the $349 Oculus Rift, which has 6-DoF tracking but requires a roughly $1,000 …

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VR In The Skies: Alaska Airlines Partners With Skylights To Launch Allosky In First Class

The Allosky standalone VR headset, coming soon to First Class Alaska Airlines flights.   SKYLIGHTS As the VR industry continues to mature, we’re seeing new and interesting applications for the technology emerge. Previously, these applications were limited by the fact that VR headsets required a dedicated computer to power them. Now, the growth of standalone VR …

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080, 2080 Ti: Very Fast, With Untapped Potential

I’ve traveled around the world tracking the recent launches of NVIDIA’s Turing family of GPUs. At SIGGRAPH, in Vancouver, Canada , the company launched the RTX family of graphics cards based on the RTX series for professional users. At Gamescom, in Cologne, Germany, NVIDIA announced the consumer offerings, namely the RTX 2000 series, which includes …

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 3100 Platform Ushers In New Era Of Wearables

Wearables continue to become more functional and fashionable.   ANSHEL SAG While some continue to question the viability of the wearables market, each generation of devices is becoming more capable. The success of the Apple watch has certainly helped, along with the growth of companies like Fitbit, Mobvoi, and Garmin. I think we’re closer to the …

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NVIDIA Doubles Down On Ray Tracing With Turing

NVIDIA’s Jensen Huang holds up Turing-based card. ANSHEL SAG At SIGGRAPH 2018 in Vancouver, Canada NVIDIA came out “guns a blazing” with a series of major announcements including the introduction of a new GPU architecture rumored for many months. Because SIGGRAPH is a professional graphics show, NVIDIA took some time talking about the heritage the company …

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