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Researchers work their way around multi-core software bottlenecks
— 10:00 AM on November 1, 2016

Multi-core processors have become ubiquitous, but it took some time for the software industry to start taking advantage of their capabilities. According to the Institute...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Software

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Thermalright True Spirit 140 Direct drops the baseplate
— 1:24 PM on October 31, 2016

Thermalright is releasing a "heatpipe direct touch" version of its True Spirit 140 heatsink, aptly named the True Spirit 140 Direct. Like the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Intel reveals Kaby Lake desktop CPU and chipset lineups
— 12:06 PM on October 31, 2016

The specs for the desktop versions of Intel's "Kaby Lake" CPUs have leaked onto the internet, thanks to an Intel-provided PDF intended for manufacturing...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Real World Technologies dissects Apple's A10 GPU
— 11:42 AM on October 31, 2016

David Kanter over at Real World Technologies has released his ruminations on the GPU portion of Apple's latest A10 SoCs. Apple has licensed Imagination...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Gigabyte Aero 14 laptop goes VR-ready with a GTX 1060
— 9:02 AM on October 31, 2016

Gigabyte has spruced up its Aero 14 laptop with Nvidia's latest GeForce GTX 1060 mobile GPU. The new graphics muscle allows Gigabyte...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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OWC Ministack places up to 6TB of storage atop Mac Minis
— 4:22 PM on October 28, 2016

Storage specialist OWC has a product for Mac Mini owners who are tired of hooking their fashionable micro-machines to ugly external disk enclosures. The

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Gigabyte lets loose a flurry of BIOS updates with Kaby Lake support
— 3:42 PM on October 28, 2016

And then there were none. On the heels of Asus and MSI, Gigabyte has now announced BIOS updates for its existing LGA...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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We're giving away our Aimpad R5 review unit
— 4:05 PM on October 27, 2016

If you've read our review of the Aimpad R5, you already know that we're pretty big fans of the concept behind this keyboard. If...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices The Tech Report

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Apple's latest MacBook Pros ditch the F keys
— 2:35 PM on October 27, 2016

Hot on the heels of Microsoft's hardware event yesterday, Apple took the wraps off a new lineup of MacBook Pro hardware this afternoon. The...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Transcend hops on the 3D NAND bandwagon with the SSD 230
— 9:57 AM on October 27, 2016

We don't talk about Transcend a lot here at TR, but we were pretty fond of its SSD 370. Transcend's latest offering is...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Apple puts its AirPods in the oven a little longer
— 9:00 AM on October 27, 2016

There's less than a week left before Apple is set to ship its AirPods, the company's upcoming wireless earbuds. Our friends over at

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel P3100 M.2 SSD has datacenters in mind
— 3:22 PM on October 26, 2016

When it comes to datacenters, not all storage is created equal. Datacenters move more data around in an hour than most of us will in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Microsoft Surface Book i7 packs a bigger punch and more batteries
— 11:24 AM on October 26, 2016

Microsoft has refreshed part of its Surface Book lineup. The company announced the Surface Book i7, an updated model packing new graphics hardware and Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Windows

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Xiaomi reveals Mi Mix phone with a 6.4" edgeless display
— 10:30 AM on October 25, 2016

Narrow-bezel design is all the rage in PC monitors right now, but the idea is more than just fashionable in the context of a smartphone....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Seagate 5TB BarraCuda and 2TB FireCuda drives are big and speedy
— 5:56 PM on October 24, 2016

The cloud is great, but it's not always there—especially when we're moving around with our devices in tow. Sometimes we need sheer capacity, and Seagate...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Nvidia licenses Rambus' DPA tech for side-channel data leak prevention
— 4:24 PM on October 24, 2016

Most gerbils are familiar with the Rambus name from the ill-fated RDRAM popular back in the Pentium 4 days. Although the company appeared to vanish...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

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iOS 10.1 update includes portrait mode beta for iPhone 7 Plus
— 1:48 PM on October 24, 2016

One of the promised benefits of the second 12-megapixel camera Apple saw fit to add to the iPhone 7 Plus was a "portrait mode"...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Examining reports of slow write speeds on the 32GB iPhone 7
— 2:20 PM on October 21, 2016

Reports are going around of late that the 32GB iPhone 7 has demonstrably slower write performance than its larger siblings. Under the provocative title...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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