An Nvidia RTX 4050 box has been detected – but don’t think the budget GPU is coming soon

Nvidia’s RTX 4050 was spotted, or at least the GPU packaging was allegedly seen, at the Galax gala – though, as you can imagine, this is undoubtedly not what it seems, and we should be stunned under the weight of salt to be applied to this particular ” leakage “.

The observation of the Galax RTX 4050 box took place during an event during which the graphics card manufacturer launched its RTX 4090 models – the flagship is the only next-generation Lovelace GPU that is currently on sale – as reported Wccftech (opens in a new tab) (and first marked with Reddit (opens in a new tab)).

GITEX aims to become the world’s largest tech show – and may just be successful

With the conference season already underway, the eyes of technology enthusiasts are constantly changing around the world.

But that attention may soon focus on the Middle East, which now claims to be home to the world’s largest tech event.

The disclosure of the Stranger’s Rings of Power has been held back from the cast until the very end

Below are full spoilers for Episode 8 of The Rings of Power.

Markella Kavenagh has revealed that the cast of The Rings of Power did not find out about the Stranger’s identity until they were given the script for Episode 8.

The Rings of Power star didn’t know he was playing Sauron until the middle of filming

Full spoilers will appear in Episode 8 of The Rings of Power.

The actor who plays Sauron in The Rings of Power revealed that he didn’t find out about his character’s true identity until he shot the third episode of the show.

Another fatal VPN bug found in iOS 16

In May, a security expert first revealed that iPhone VPN apps were leaking user data, claiming Apple was doing nothing to fix it.

Now, just a few months later, another major problem has been discovered while using VPN software for iOS. In this case, some of people’s most sensitive information is in real danger.

The Apple AR / VR headset is set to use iris scanning for authentication

So far, Apple hasn’t released information on its upcoming AR / VR headset, but leaks continue to crop up on the web – including a new one about a device that uses iris scanning to authenticate users’ identities.

This happens through information (opens in a new tab)which says that after scanning the eyes, users will be able to verify payments and log into different digital accounts (similar to Face ID or Touch ID on an iPhone).

Metaverse-style avatars are now available in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft announced that animated avatars are now available in preview for its Teams collaboration platform.

Via the Avatars app in the Microsoft Teams App Store, Technical Access Program members can now design up to three avatars for use in meetings and choose from a variety of response gestures.

The dirty secret of high-performance computing

In the decades since Seymour Cray developed what is widely regarded as the world’s first supercomputer, CDC 6600 (opens in a new tab), an arms race was underway in the High Performance Computing (HPC) community. The goal: to increase efficiency by all means and at all costs.

Driven by advances in computing, storage, networking, and software, the performance of leading systems has grown a trillion times since the CDC 6600 was launched in 1964, from millions of floating point operations per second (megaFLOPS) to quintillions (exaFLOPS).

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 | TechRadar


– There is only one variant of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080: the 16GB GDDR6X version
– The RTX 4080 will be equipped with 9,728 CUDA cores and a memory speed of 23 Gb / s
– Baseline TGP is 285W / 240W, less than previous predictions
– Maximum power consumption is expected to be 516W

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 was officially announced at the Nvidia GTC 2022 presentation on September 20. We initially saw the three GPUs presented, with two variants of the RTX 4080, alongside the RTX 4090, though unfortunately it did not include the RTX 4070.

Nvidia has since announced that it plans to “release” the 12GB Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 model, citing that “having two GPUs labeled 4080 is confusing.” You can read more about it here, but the most important thing is we only get the RTX 4080 16GB.

Spotify can prepare a hi-res audio platinum plan

Spotify HiFi was announced in February 2021, and while we’ve heard very little about it in the meantime, it looks like the launch of a higher-quality tier called Platinum is inevitable.

The person who opted out of Spotify contacted 9to5Mac (opens in a new tab) say the email encouraging him to resubscribe mentioned a Spotify Platinum subscription for $ 19.99 per month (double the price). This Platinum plan included a mention of Spotify HiFi.