Microsoft outlines performance impacts caused by patches for Metldown and Spectre on Windows machines. TL;DR: PCs with older CPUs and Windows are being hit the hardest.
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With CES underway in Las Vegas, Google has announced a stunning list of partners that will sell Google Assistant devices in 2018.
Amazon's digital assistant has made its way to Windows and I got to try it out a new machine made by HP.
Lenovo's Always Connected PC is finally here. It's a 2-in-1 device with 20 hours of battery life, and goes on sale this March for $799.
Lenovo unveils its Smart Display, an Amazon Echo Show clone powered by Google Assistant.
Lenovo is bringing Amazon's Alexa smart assistant to its ThinkPad X1 line, along with Dolby's Vision HDR tech for a superior viewing experience on the X1 Carbon and Yoga.
HTC introduces a new Vive VR headset with improved displays, integrated audio, and a new wireless adapter that enables Wireless VR.
As GoPro stumbles to make a profit out of its struggling business, the company exits the drone business. A potential sale is coming up soon, too.
HP's CES 2018 lineup includes a more powerful version of its Spectre x360 15, an Intel-powered variant of its Always Connected PC, and more.
Intel's powerful new 8th gen Core processors with Radeon RX Vega M graphics from AMD are finally here.
I attend CES in Las Vegas with many misgivings, though it's something I've been doing for almost 20 years. Here's a visual look back.
Microsoft releases updates to the Surface UEFI to protect customers against the new CPU vulnerabilities as it continues to closely monitor the situation.
Intel said that it is "rapidly issuing updates" for its chipsets that will render those systems "immune" from both recently-reported exploits.
Caught in the center of a security vulnerability storm, Intel has done the unthinkable and understated the severity of the problems.