The shift to Wi-Fi 6, the latest wireless-networking protocol, has officially begun.
Today the Wi-Fi Alliance, an international consortium of more than 800 companies, announced its Wi-Fi Certified 6 program. The new program will distinguish Wi-Fi 6 products and networks that meet the highest standards for security and interoperability.
Looking for a growth market? Look no further than your wrist.
Worldwide shipments of wearable devices — both wrist-worn and ear-worn — rose 85% in the second quarter of this year, reaching 67.7 million units, according to IDC.
MSI may not sell as many PCs as the leading suppliers (Dell, HP, Lenovo, et al.), but what the company lacks in unit shipments, it tried to make up for with innovation.
Much of that innovation is aimed at its core market, gamers. But last week MSI introduced new desktop and laptop PCs designed for another group of users: content creators. Among the cool new features on these devices are the latest 9th and 10th gen Intel Core processors.
Server sales are slipping. AI is driving the need for new skills. And gaming GPU are growing gangbusters.
That’s the latest from top IT market watchers. Here’s your tech provider’s update.
Server sales fall nearly 12%
In this year's second quarter 2.7 million servers were shipped worldwide. Their sales totaled $20 billion.
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You already know about Intel’s NUC Mini PC line. And you already know about artificial intelligence. But how about knowing them together?
Well, now you do. Simply NUC, a Platinum-level Intel Technology Partner based in Round Rock, Texas, has introduced the first-ever AI developer kit for a Mini PC.
Called the AI Development Kit on the Intel NUC Mini PC, the kit combines the hardware and software needed to develop applications that use deep neural networks for sophisticated AI features.
Smartphone shipments are slumping. Smart-speaker shipments are rumbling. And industrial robots are about to get SLAMed.
That’s the latest in IT market forecasts. Here’s your tech provider’s roundup.
Smartphone shipments slump
Smartphone shipments to end users fell by nearly 2% in the second quarter of this year, and will likely remain weak for the rest of the year, says Gartner.
Intel last week added 8 more models to its line of 10th Gen Core processors for laptops and 2-in-1s, bringing the line's total to 19 CPUs.
Intel says the new 10th Gen mobile PC processors, codenamed Comet Lake, deliver double-digit performance gains over the previous generation.
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