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News The retail prices of Intel's 12th-gen Core "Alder Lake" desktop CPUs are beginning to hit the web, along with the availability of chips like the Core i9-12900K, Core i7-12700K, and Core i5-12600K. News This week The Full Nerd goes over a recap of Intel's 12th-gen chip as well as performance and pricing of the company's most important desktop launch in a decade. News Microsoft's suite of PowerToys utilities has added a new Video Conference Mute capability that disables your mic and camera across all apps, and an assistive technology to find your mouse cursor.
Updated Don't be ashamed to curl up in a ball in the corner. These PC horror games will scare the pants off of even hardened gamers. Feature Here's what to look for if you're on the hunt for a CRT monitor to level up your retro gaming experience. Feature AMD's Radeon RX 6600 and Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3060 cost the same on paper, but not on the streets. We break down price, performance, and everything else you need to know to pick the right graphics card. News Farewell to a trailblazer. Facebook's new VR headsets will be called Meta Quest, killing the Oculus brand. News Dramatically boosted power and a few new tricks come along with the Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W's slightly higher price. Feature Our normal Black Friday shopping advice is out the window for 2021. Here’s what to expect. Updated These are the best graphics cards that PC gamers can buy today from Nvidia GeForce and AMD Radeon. Feature You might think you need to go get one, but you don’t. Yes, even you with the unsupported hardware. News A combination of various manufacturing techniques will allow Intel to meet or even exceed Moore's Law over the next 10 years, says chief executive Pat Gelsinger. News Xbox Game Pass is the best deal in PC gaming, and AMD wants in on the action. Updated Intel launches six new 12th-gen Core "Alder Lake" processors for desktop PCs, complete with new overclocking options. Intel claims that they'll outperform the AMD Ryzen 5950X in gaming, making the Core i9-12900K the world's best gaming processor. News Intel's XMP 3.0 adds more memory profiles and even lets you name them. News The 12th-gen Alder Lake's fortunes will likely be written by how it performs, but few can complain about the pricing today. News AMD executives said that they've invested in buying manufacturing capacity for the company's console chips and PC GPUs, and it paid off in strong third-quarter profits and an even better forecast for the fourth quarter. Feature We compare Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3070 and AMD's Radeon RX 6800 across a wide range of metrics. Performance matters—but the price may matter even more. News Adobe's new web-based versions of Photoshop and Illustrator open the tools up to a huge new audience. Feature The 5th version of Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite sports a few big upgrades, but you pay more now, too.