Via Technologies is now shipping new 360-degree cameras for under $100, making it more affordable for users to capture and play virtual reality content in headsets.
One of the big problems in gaming is incompatibility. A game written for Windows and DirectX won't work on Macs or Android devices. Vulkan games work on Android, but not on Apple devices, which has its own Metal API.
Can ARM chips compete neck-and-neck with Intel and AMD on benchmarks? That could be happening sooner than you think.
Qualcomm believes there's an untapped opportunity in candy bar phones, and believes it can bring smartphone-like power to these handsets. So it has made the 205 Mobile chip, which will bring LTE capabilities, better graphics and more responsiveness to candy-bar and low-end smartphones.
Intel says large-capacity Optane drives with up to 1.5TB of storage are on their way.
DARPA has come up with crazy ideas in the past, and its latest is to come up with computers that are always learning, much like humans.
AMD's Radeon memory business has slowed down, with fewer products available in the U.S. and no new product releases since the introduction of the Polaris GPUs.
Google will start shipping development kits for its Project Soli wireless gesture recognition technology later this year.
Intel also is developing new chips for wearables like Curie, which will be smaller and faster, and enable sleeker wearables.
Nvidia's next big chip called Xavier is headed first to self-driving cars, and the company is working with Bosch to develop such systems.
The $79.95 BeagleBone Blue is a credit-card sized board with all the components needed to operate a robot, or even a drone. It is open source as its schematics have been published, and anyone can replicate the board.
Do smartwatches need upgrades every few years like PCs? It's not clear yet, but Intel's powerful chip in the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45, a $1,600 luxury smartwatch, will ensure the wearable isn't outdated anytime soon.
After decades of research, the first quantum computers are now up and running. The question now is: what do we do with them?
Intel surprised many when the company hired outsider Venkata Renduchintala to lead the company's PC, Internet of Things and Systems Architecture groups. With more than a year under his belt, he's spearheading a cultural change inside the company, getting employees to think beyond PCs and talk about technologies like 5G and the Internet of Things.
Microsoft's .NET Core is now making its way to Raspberry Pi developer boards, and an official .NET 2.0 Core is coming from the software company later this year.