Intel NUC 12 Extreme review: Alder Lake makes for an expensive, portable powerhouse | GeekComparison

enlarge † Intel’s NUC 12 Extreme kit. Andrew Cunningham Intel’s NUC Extreme mini PC kits are always hard to recommend. It’s true that they are considerably smaller than even the smallest mini ITX PC cases; it’s impossible to pack so much performance into less space when using general purpose PC components. But they’re also expensive, … Read more

Intel NUC 12 Extreme review: Alder Lake makes for an expensive, portable powerhouse | GeekComparison

enlarge † Intel’s NUC 12 Extreme kit. Andrew Cunningham Intel’s NUC Extreme mini PC kits are always hard to recommend. It’s true that they are considerably smaller than even the smallest mini ITX PC cases; it’s impossible to pack so much performance into less space when using general purpose PC components. But they’re also expensive, … Read more

All-new touch-friendly taskbar comes to the latest Windows 11 preview | GeekComparison

enlarge † Touchscreen devices like the Surface will take advantage of some of the new features in the latest Windows 11 preview builds. Andrew Cunningham Microsoft went all-in on a tablet-centered touchscreen interface with Windows 8, and the company has spent just about every major Windows release since then slowly backing out of that decision. … Read more

The new Roccat mouse allows you to program up to 29 different inputs | GeekComparison

More buttons are useful for power users, gamers and those looking for a highly functional mouse. Roccat aims to appeal to such people with its forthcoming Kone XP, which features 15 buttons that can serve as 29 different inputs after software programming. Roccat’s announcement of the Kone XP today described the peripherals as “ideal” for … Read more

Driver that promised faster Ethereum mining for Nvidia GPUs is full of viruses | GeekComparison

enlarge † The EVGA RTX 3060, posed in front of a kind of high-tech honeycomb array. EVGA / Nvidia Both Nvidia and AMD have made changes to their gaming GPU lineups in an effort to make them less attractive to cryptocurrency miners, including releasing mining-specific GPU models and making entry-level GPUs with specs that aren’t … Read more

Motorola will be the first company to use ISOCELL HP1, the 200MP camera – Geekcomparison

In September, Samsung unveiled ISOCELL HP1, the first 200 Megapixel camera sensor. Until now there was no information about possible future use, but a leak suggested that: the first smartphone to use it will not be Samsung itself, but Motorola. According to noted informant Ice Universe, in fact, Motorola plans to release the 200 Megapixel … Read more