Hardware

Intel recently announced a new family of Xeon Scalable processors that offer users up to 56 processor cores per socket, along with built-in AI training acceleration. This next-generation processor platform goes by the code name of Cooper Lake and will be available starting in the first half of 2020.

The processors are made to deliver high-core-count performance and leverage the capabilities that are available within the Intel Xeon Platinum 9200 series, which is already popular with customers who value advanced HPC and AI features. If you’re interested in taking advantage of this new processor platform, here’s what you should know about the offering.

About Cooper Lake

Cooper Lake is made to deliver twice the processor core count to users, with up to 56 cores. It also offers higher memory bandwidth and higher AI inference and training performance than what customers are likely used to with other platforms like those in the standard Intel Xeon Platinum 8200 series. It will also be the first x86 platform that offers AI training acceleration that includes bfloat16 support within the Intel Deep Learning Boost platform. Additionally, Cooper Lake is meant to be compatible with Intel’s yet-to-be-released Ice Lake processor.

Benefits

Intel Xeon processors are known for offering both performance and flexibility to datacenter customers. As an organization, you have the ability to select the solution that’s right for your specific computing needs. Cooper Lake also has the power to handle users’ real-world workloads and business applications by carrying on Intel’s tradition of uninterrupted server processing.

How to get started

The new Intel Xeon Platinum 9200 processors, which are made to be compatible with Cooper Lake, are available for purchase today. They are offered as part of preconfigured systems from select OEMs, including HPE, Lenovo, and authorized Intel resellers. Then the company plans on rolling out Cooper Lake next year.

Hardware, Smartphone

OnePlus 7T official-looking renders leak and show the complete design of the upcoming OnePlus device. Compared to the OnePlus 7 the OnePlus 7T is expected to be significantly different. Take a look.

nePlus 7T is expected to launch next month. OnePlus is yet to officially talk about the OnePlus 7T but rumours have already started revealing details about the upcoming T version of the OnePlus 7. For the first-ever time somewhat official-looking renders of the OnePlus 7T have surfaced online. The leaked renders give us an idea about the complete design of the OnePlus 7T and also reveal some key details of the smartphone. The renders show the OnePlus 7T from the front, back and sides.

The OnePlus 7T renders leaked by Pricebaba in association with popular tipster Onleaks reveal that the upcoming OnePlus phone will have some design changes compared to OnePlus 7. The renders show the OnePlus 7T with circular camera bump on the back panel. The circular camera bump includes three cameras on it. Yes, OnePlus is shifting from dual cameras of the OnePlus 7 to triple cameras for the OnePlus 7T.

The circular camera bump of the OnePlus 7T is seen with three cameras that sit in one single horizontal line next to each other. Below the three cameras is the LED flash. The flashlight also sits inside the circular camera bump. The OnePlus 7T’s camera system design looks pretty interesting and different compared to any of the previous OnePlus phone. The cameras are seen separated by angular lines and that distinguishes the design of phone from the predecessor – OnePlus 7.

The renders reveal that similar to the OnePlus 7 the OnePlus 7T will also come with glass body and feature the OnePlus logo right below the camera bump that sits in the middle of the glass rear panel. The report further suggests that the upcoming OnePlus 7T will either come with a 6.5-inch or 6.4-inch screen. The renders reveal that the OnePlus 7T will retain the waterdrop notch. For the OnePlus 7T OnePlus is said to use full HD+ Optic AMOLED panel.

The OnePlus 7 comes with waterdrop notch and according to the leaked renders the OnePlus 7T will also come with the waterdrop notch. Some past rumours expected pop-up camera in OnePlus 7T but according to these new renders, that’s clearly not happening.

The renders also reveal that the OnePlus 7T will have the power button and alert slider on right, volume key on left, USB Type C, speaker grill and SIM tray at the bottom. Some past rumours suggest that the OnePlus 7T will come packed with Snapdragon 855+ chipset, up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB. Rumours suggest there will be no expandable storage on the OnePlus 7T.

It is also said that the OnePlus 7T will come with in-display fingerprint sensor and face unlock. The On the rear panel OnePlus 7T is expected to come with 48MP Sony IMX 586 primary sensor, 5MP depth sensor, and the third camera will either be a wide-angle or telephoto lens. Some rumours suggest that the OnePlus 7T will run on Android 10 out-of-the-box.

In addition to the OnePlus 7T renders the new report also reveals that there is a OnePlus 7T McLaren “Senna” Edition that will launch alongside the 7T. For now, there are no details of OnePlus 7T McLaren “Senna” Edition available. The launch date of the OnePlus 7T is yet to be revealed but going by the rumours the phone may go official by end of September.

Hardware

After releasing tech accessories for various fields, Topmore Technology has launched the GK-100 professional gaming keyboard for gamers, expanding its footprint into the gaming sector, meeting the needs of different types of gamers, and enriching their gaming experience.

In order to meet the needs of professional gamers, Topmore’s Shuriken GK-100 adopts Cherry RGB backlit key switches with blue and red variants. Cherry Blue Switch is non-linear, with tactile and clicky sound when typing, which is suitable for users loving clicky feedback. Cherry Red Switch is silent, and does not make much noise. Compared with light and clicky Blue Switch, Red Switch is soft and smooth.

  • ▲GK-100 is entirely black with stable frame, so it does not slide or move easily.
  • ▲By pressing the FN together with arrow keys, users can switch between the backlit. Pressing FN with INS and DEL keys is for the switch between 6KEY and NKEY Rollover function when playing different types of games.
  • ▲By pressing the FN together with arrow keys, users can switch between the backlit.
  • ▲By pressing FN together with F1~F5, users can switch between different settings; F6 is for the switch between the game mode (locking the Windows key) and the general mode; F7~F12 are multimedia function keys.
  • ▲There are also two USB2.0 slots, one 3.5mm headphone slot, and one 3.5mm microphone slot at the back of keyboard.
  • ▲The product is equipped with a 1.8M delicate fabric cable and gold tinted USB head.

Topmore GK-100 gaming keyboard uses Cherry MX RGB with a lifespan of up to 50 million clicks. The laser printed keycaps do not get worn out easily, so the print will not fade away or disappear with intensive use. It also provides smooth touch and accuracy of typing. With a built-in memory of 4MB, the keyboard supports up to 5 different user modes and macro function settings. Through the keyboard itself, users can switch between 5 levels of backlit brightness and 8 modes of backlit. Through the software, users can further set the color and brightness of individual keys so as to customize various lighting and colorful effects, showing different personal styles.

In addition to the hardware, Topmore also develops exclusive software for GK-100. The combination of hardware and software enables the customization of function, allowing users to present their strong styles. Moreover, the convenient macros and settings would make the users even more powerful in the game.

In addition to the customized keyboard functions, users can quickly customize the modes of GK-100 using the software, such as macro settings, specifying the corresponding application/game for each setting, key definitions and backlit, etc. It is also convenient to import and export the modes that have been set.

In addition to the built-in backlit modes, users can also customize the lighting effects and colors of all the keys on the keyboard using the software, creating their own lighting modes and showing their unique styles.

GK-100 provides an easy-to-use macro recording function. Users can record the commonly used buttons, multiple mouse actions, hot keys, etc. as a macro, stored in the mouse, which will make it more convenient for both working and gaming. The built-in memory allows users to take the mouse wherever they go, and the macro can be directly used with other devices without additional settings.

A good choice for a professional gaming keyboard

This is the first time for Topmore to expand its footprint into keyboard and mouse accessories by launching GK-100 backlit keyboard, which enables a convenient way for users to improve their performance in the game and gaming experience. Along the trend of gaming, Topmore develops convenient and professional keyboard and mouse accessories for the needs of players. Although this is a new challenge for Topmore, the company has released outstanding products with excellent creativity and strength.