G.SKILL Releases Optimized DDR4-3800 CL14 Memory Kit for AMD Ryzen 3000 & X570 Platform

From G.Skill Press Release: G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd. is releasing a highly optimized, extremely low latency Trident Z Neo series DDR4-3800MHz CL14 RGB memory kit in 16GB (8GBx2) and 32GB (8GBx4) capacities for the AMD Ryzen 3000 series CPU and X570 chipset platform. Built with the powerful Samsung B-die component, this is the perfect DDR4 memory kit for those looking to push the limits of memory bandwidth on your new AMD Ryzen 3000 platform.

Thermaltake Launches WaterRam RGB Liquid Cooling DDR4 Memory 3600MHz 32GB

From Thermaltake Press Release: Thermaltake today announced the release of Thermaltake WaterRam RGB Liquid Cooling DDR4 Memory 3600MHz 32GB, followed by WaterRam RGB 3200MHz 32GB &16GB, now are all available on the market.

Vizio starts rolling out Apple’s AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to its TVs

From The Verge: Vizio is the latest TV maker to launch support for Apple’s AirPlay 2, which makes it easy to play content from an iOS device or Mac on the larger screen, and HomeKit. HomeKit integration allows people to control the TV using Apple’s Home app or with Siri voice commands. Vizio has started rolling out an update to its SmartCast 3.0 software that includes support for both, but it notes it’s a process that’ll continue through “the coming months” before all compatible sets are updated.

Amazon, Walmart, Target, Ikea Sued Over Light Bulbs

From PC Mag: Five retailers, including Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond, Ikea, Target, and Walmart are facing a lawsuit brought by the University of California, Santa Barbara for patent infringement. The university claims four patents are being infringed for "filament" LED light bulbs.

Verizon turns on 5G in Atlanta, Detroit, Indianapolis and Washington, DC

From CNET: Verizon is continuing to expand its 5G deployment, nearly doubling its count of next-generation network locations with four additional cities Wednesday. New to the live list: Atlanta, Detroit, Indianapolis and Washington, DC.

All cities were part of Verizon's previously announced list of areas due to get 5G in 2019, with service in the new locations going live today. The carrier has previously announced that it plans to launch 5G in over 30 cities this year, having already gone live in Chicago; Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN; Denver and Providence, RI.

Waze upgrades carpooling service to let drivers take multiple passengers

From The Verge: Google-owned navigation app Waze now lets drivers pick up more than one passenger at a time when using the app’s carpooling feature. VentureBeat notes that Waze now supports picking up a maximum of four passengers, which you can do by tapping the “+” icon after confirming an initial ride. The new feature will allow drivers to make use of high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) 3+ lanes where available.

Microsoft Working on Windows 10 'Cloud Download' Recovery

From PC Mag: The latest Windows Insider build that leaked last week reveals Microsoft is experimenting with a cloud recovery option for Windows 10 users. It has the potential to make recovering your desktop or laptop from a corrupted installation of the operating system much easier.

Huawei reports revenue surge despite US ban

From CNET: Huawei on Tuesday reported revenue growth of 23.2% for the first half of the year, even though the Trump administration's ban basically stopped it from accessing US suppliers. The controversial Chinese phonemaker said it made 401.3 billion yuan ($58.3 billion), compared to 325.7 billion yuan ($47.3 billion) in the same period of 2018.

Company chairman Liang Hua acknowledged that US ban might impact its short-term growth, but noted that "revenue grew fast up through May" because of the momentum it achieved up to that point, according to Reuters.

GIGABYTE Unveils AORUS GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER WATERFORCE graphics card

From Gigabyte Press Release: GIGABYTE today announced the highest level of AORUS WATERFORCE graphics cards powered by NVIDIA GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPERTM GPU. GIGABYTE launched 2 AORUS WATERFORCE graphics cards - AORUS GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPERTM WATERFORCE 8G, AORUS GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPERTM WATERFORCE WB 8G. Both graphics cards are equipped with top-of-the-line overclocked GPUs certified by GIGABYTE GPU Gauntlet™ sorting technology. AORUS provides the all-around cooling solution for all key components of the graphics card.

Oppo shows off ‘waterfall screen’ phone with ultra-curved edges

From The Verge: Oppo has released images of a new smartphone display design it calls the “Waterfall Screen.” While Oppo has released phones with curved screens before, like the Find X, the photos show how the Waterfall Screen takes the idea to the next level by extending the panel even further around the edges of the screen at 88 degrees. The result is a prototype phone with an unusually tall aspect ratio, at least when viewed from the front.

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