Thursday, June 27

Tag: Personal Computing

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 330 with GTX 1050 for under PHP 40K

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Lenovo Philippines has announced a promo where you can get the Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 330 laptop for under PHP 40K. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { // ambient mobile code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1470210247","1470210665"]);'); }else{ //ambient pc code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1476933336","1476933955"]);'); } Starting today up to March 31, 2019, gamers can gamers can purchase the IdeaPad Gaming 330 laptop for only PHP 39,995 (cash price) exclusively at the Legion Concept Store in SM North EDSA. It features a 15.6-inch FHD display, Intel Core i5-8300H processor, ...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 now official

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Qualcomm has announced their new chipset that offers premium features in gaming and AI, the Snapdragon 712. The Snapdragon 712 is the successor of the Snapdragon 710 announced last year. It is built on a 10-nm process and features a multicore Qualcomm AI Engine consisting of the Qualcomm Kryo 360 CPU, Qualcomm Adreno 616 GPU, and the Qualcomm Hexagon 685 DSP. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { // ambient mobile code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1470210247","1470210665"]);'); }else{ //ambient pc code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1476933336","1476933955"]);'); } According ...

Samsung 970 EVO Plus now official

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Samsung introduced their latest NVMe SSD, the 970 EVO Plus, with four storage variants (250GB, 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB). googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { // ambient mobile code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1470210247","1470210665"]);'); }else{ //ambient pc code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1476933336","1476933955"]);'); } The 970 EVO Plus comes in an M.2 form factor and uses PCIe Gen3 x4 interface. It is powered by Samsung’s V-NAND chips with optimized firmware and features a reading speed of up to 3,500 MB/s and writing speed of 3,000 MB/s. It also comes with a rand

Samsung’s Exynos 7 Series 7904 Mobile Processor now official

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Samsung announced the launch of their latest mobile processor, the Exynos 7 Series 7904, tailored for the Indian market. According to Samsung, the Exynos 7 Series 7904 is built on a 14nm process and features enhanced multimedia support to allow high-end features on mid-range smartphones. It sports an image signal processor that supports a single-camera resolution of up to 32MP and also offers triple-camera support. It is also equipped with two Cortex-A73 cores that run at 1.8GHz, and six Cortex-A53 cores that run at 1.6 GHz. Other features include an LTE modem embedded in it can support a Cat.12 3-carrier aggregation (CA) for 600Mbps speed, FHD at 120 fps to UHD at 30fps video playback. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Andro

Watch: NVIDIA RTX 2060 Review: Entry-Level Ray Tracing?

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { // ambient mobile code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1470210247","1470210665"]);'); }else{ //ambient pc code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1476933336","1476933955"]);'); } At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, NVIDIA officially launched their latest RTX mid-range graphics card, the RTX 2060. Fortunately, we got our hands on it and we took it for a full spin. If you’re curious about how it faired, check out our video review below. NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 specifications 1,680MHz boost clock (Reference) 1920 CUDA Cores 6GB GDDR6 14Gbps Me

AMD launches Ryzen 7 3000-series, Athlon 300U, 7th-Gen A-series processors at CES 2019

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AMD launched a whole bunch of processors at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. These are mobile processors built for different ranges. The 2rd-Gen Ryzen 7 processors are built on a 12nm manufacturing technology. It delivers features like Wake on Voice, Modern Standby, smooth PC gaming, and 4K HDR Streaming capabilities. AMD boasts that it can edit media up to 29% faster than the Intel Core i7-8550U processor while the AMD Ryzen 5 3500U can load websites up to 14% faster than the Intel Core i5-8250U. The Zen-based Athlon processor, on the other hand, is targeted for the budget segment. Here are the specs of the 3rd-Gen Ryzen 7 3000-series and the Athlon 300U processors: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|i

Samsung Exynos Auto V9 automotive-branded processor now official

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Samsung Electronics has announced its first automotive-branded processor that will power future in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems, the Exynos Auto V9. The Samsung Exynos Auto V9 is an automotive processor designed for advanced IVI systems that display content on multiple displays, providing information that will assist drivers and passengers during trips. It can support up to six displays and twelve camera connections for various sub-system content in premium IVI systems. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { // ambient mobile code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1470210247","1470210665"]);'); }else{ ...

Lenovo IdeaPad D330 2-in-1 laptop now in the Philippines, priced

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Lenovo’s 2-in-1 laptop with a detachable keyboard base, the IdeaPad D330, is now available in the Philippines. Check out the specs and price below. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { // ambient mobile code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1470210247","1470210665"]);'); }else{ //ambient pc code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1476933336","1476933955"]);'); } The Lenovo IdeaPad D330 sports a 10-inch HD touch display, Intel Pentium Silver N5000 processor, Intel HD graphics, 4GB of RAM, 128 GB eMMC storage, USB 3.1 Type-C with power display, 5MP rear camera, 2MP front camera,...

ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX433) Review

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Power, beauty, portability — these are the things that most people are looking for in a laptop. However, most laptops in the market don’t have it all as brands need to sacrifice one advantage for the other. Except for a few laptops though that seems to have almost everything, like the ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX433). Design and Construction The ZenBook 14 definitely has a lot to offer in terms of looks. For starters, it has a metal chassis with a concentric circle finish on the top lid and matte on the inside. The Royal Blue color isn’t new but still an attractive color, while the gold accents perfectly represent its premium status. When closed, the ZenBook 14 feels different from previous ZenBooks due to the flat edges, instead of tapered, which makes it feel boxy. Don’t...