Category Archives: Technology

Intel Core Ultra 7 155H AI-enabled notebook processor review

At CES 2024 Intel allowed me to test the AI capabilities of its new Core Ultra notebook processors. One of the first notebooks out the gate with this new technology is the Asus Zenbook 14 OLED with its Intel Core Ultra 7 155H processor.

It’s easy to get enamoured by cool devices and the Asus Zenbook 14 OLED is a very cool device. But instead of fawning over the Asus notebook’s luxurious stylings, that’ll be the focus of a separate review. For now, let’s take a look at the Intel Core Ultra 7 processor and find out what it is, what it isn’t, and why it matters. Continue reading Intel Core Ultra 7 155H AI-enabled notebook processor review

CRKD Nitro Deck for Nintendo Switch review

CRKD offers Switch and Switch OLED owners a robust alternative to the standard Nintendo Joy-Con controllers.

Regardless of its prowess as a portable gaming console, the physical design of the Nintendo Switch is a masterclass of form over function. The device’s flat, horizontal tablet design doesn’t ergonomically do it for me. That lovely screen is wedged between two flimsy plastic controllers that I always feel like I’m going to just snap off. Coming from any other gaming controller, the Joy-Cons feel, well, a bit rubbish. Continue reading CRKD Nitro Deck for Nintendo Switch review