ROG Launches the World’s Most Powerful 14-Inch Gaming Notebook

From ASUS Press Release: ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) launched today the new Zephyrus G14 gaming notebook that brings unprecedented power to an ultra-slim 14-inch form factor.

ROG engineers continue to redefine what’s possible in the ultra-slim gaming category, providing powerful processors in a compact chassis that's portable enough to go anywhere and affordable enough to bring gaming to an even wider audience.

Acer’s upcoming laptops will include AMD Ryzen 4000 mobile processors

From The Verge: Acer has announced that it will release a new version of its Aspire 5 laptop this year, powered by AMD’s Ryzen 5 4500U mobile chip. The company has also revealed the release date for its Ryzen-powered Swift 3.

With both lines, Acer aims to provide fairly slim products at an affordable price; reviewers often note that the devices look and feel more expensive than they are. The U-Series, which both laptops incorporate, is designed for ultraportable devices.

Amazon workers in Staten Island to strike against coronavirus working conditions

From CNET: Workers at Amazon's Staten Island warehouse are planning a walkout on Monday afternoon to protest unsafe working conditions there. The demonstration comes after at least one worker at that facility tested positive for the coronavirus.

The New York Post reported Sunday that about 200 workers are planning to demonstrate around 12:30 p.m.

Cooler Master MH650 Review (Page 1 of 4)

On our flight from Los Angeles to San Antonio, my three friends and I were sitting in a single row with two seats on each side of the aisle. I had taken a window seat while my colleague Jonathan Kwan was sitting on the other side of the aisle. Unsurprisingly, the topic of girls came up during this flight. In one instance, Jonathan was trying to tell a story about a certain girl and described her as attractive. It was clear I was not convinced by just his words, so I asked him to pulled out his phone to show me a photo of her from social media. I took one glance at it and mentioned something to the effect that she could be in a Hong Kong drama.

Cooler Master MasterAir G200P Review (Page 1 of 4)

Nowadays, computer case design has two main factors. First, it is about the presentation. When customers are looking for new computer cases, the first thing they notice is whether the style of certain product matches their taste or not. For example, some people like low key and all-business designs with as few fancy features as possible, while some other people may want a gaming rig looking as aggressive as possible to draw attention from their friends. Second, aside from an aesthetic point of view, the computer case design needs to consider cooling performance.

Google ups Duo group calling limit from eight to twelve

From The Verge: Google is increasing the maximum number of people who can participate in a Duo call from eight to twelve, the company’s senior director of product management announced on Twitter. “We recognize group calling is particularly critical right now,” Sanaz Ahari Lemelson wrote. “We have increased group calling from 8 participants to 12 effective today.” The announcement did not mention whether the increase was permanent.

Report: Several ARM Macs Expected in 2021

From PC Mag: Apple relies on Intel for the processors powering its Mac hardware, but next year the Macs we buy could be running a custom Apple ARM chip instead.

We expected the first ARM Mac to launch in 2021, but as MacRumors reports, well-known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is predicting there will be "several Mac notebooks and desktop computers" launching next year. If true, it signifies a massive shift by Apple away from Intel, which will bring a number of benefits along with it for the company.

PlayStation's 'slower or delayed game downloads' extended to US, Sony says

From CNET: Your PS4 might be getting a lot more use during the coronavirus outbreak, and now Sony has warned that downloads may slow down as it works with carriers to keep the internet running smoothly. The policy only applied to Europe initially, where streaming services like Netflix and Disney Plus had already throttled downloads, but the games company has extended it to the US.

"Players may experience somewhat slower or delayed game downloads but will still enjoy robust gameplay," PlayStation boss Jim Ryan said the initial release Tuesday.

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