AMD confirms some RX 7900 XTX GPUs are overheating

/ Refunds or exchanges are now being offered to customers despite AMD initially claiming that the “temperatures are normal.” AMD has acknowledged reports of its Radeon RX 7900 XTX GPUs overheating and is currently investigating the cause.Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Several user reports have appeared since the launch of the AMD Radeon […]

Kensington announces two new trackballs at CES

/ The TB450 and TB550 will be available starting in Q2 2023 and offer a more accessible price point for the niche peripherals. Kensington revealed the TB450 and TB550 trackballs at CES this yearImage: Kensington Trackball stans, rejoice! Kensington, one of the few remaining manufacturers of premium trackball mice, has announced two new options for […]

Smart watering tech is coming for your lawn

/ Moen and Rachio have introduced new smart watering solutions at CES, designed to reduce water waste while keeping your plants healthy. The Rachio Smart Hose Timer (pictured) can be directly connected to a faucet, allowing you to control and monitor your watering schedule via a free app.Image: Rachio There are plenty of smart home gadgets […]

Thursday’s top tech news: chips, cars, and audiobooks

Sony and Honda’s new EV prototype: Afeela.Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge CES is a big show, but it still surprises me to see the huge range of different announcements that come out of it. As a case in point, Sony and Honda showed off a whole-ass electric car prototype during Sony’s CES presentation. […]

AMD confirms some RX 7900 XTX GPUs are overheating

/ Refunds or exchanges are now being offered to customers despite AMD initially claiming that the “temperatures are normal.” AMD has acknowledged reports of its Radeon RX 7900 XTX GPUs overheating and is currently investigating the cause.Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Several user reports have appeared since the launch of the AMD Radeon […]

Apple Books quietly launches AI-narrated audiobooks

/ Starting with fiction and romance, the company says the feature “makes the creation of audiobooks more accessible to all.” Apple’s website says digital narration makes audiobooks more widely available to authors.Image: Apple Audiobooks narrated by a text-to-speech AI are now available via Apple’s Books service, in a move with potentially huge implications for the […]

The BMW i Vision Dee is a future EV sport sedan that can talk back to you

KITT with a kidney grille? With a minimalist design, a HUD across the whole windshield, and a digital assistant that talks back, this could be the most polarizing BMW concept yet.  Share this story The BMW i Vision Dee is basically KITT with a kidney grille.Image: BMW Everyone always has something to say about BMW.  […]

AMD promises RTX 3060 desktop graphics performance with new RDNA 3 laptop GPUs

/ RDNA 3 is heading to 2023 laptops, thanks to the RX 7600M series. AMD’s RDNA 3 architecture is coming to laptops in February.Image: AMD AMD is bringing its RDNA 3 graphics architecture to laptops this year. The chip giant is promising RTX 3060-level desktop graphics on the latest laptops featuring its new Radeon RX […]