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Intel unveils Project Alloy virtual reality platform
— 2:18 PM on August 16, 2016

Oculus Rift and HTC Vive aren't the only companies dreaming big about virtual reality. At the Intel Developer Forum today, Intel's CEO Brian Krzanich revealed

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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MSI does a top-to-bottom Pascal refresh of its gaming notebooks
— 1:38 PM on August 16, 2016

Nvidia's powerful Pascal graphics chips have arrived in laptops, and MSI has a fleet of machines at the ready. The laptops aren't powered by "M" model...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Mobile computing

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Asus unveils a fleet of Pascal-powered ROG gaming laptops
— 1:24 PM on August 16, 2016

Now that the cat's out of the bag regarding the new mobile GeForces, everyone's announcing updates to their gaming laptops. Asus has no fewer...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Nvidia brings its GTX 1080, GTX 1070, and GTX 1060 to laptops
— 12:32 AM on August 16, 2016

After setting a blistering pace of Pascal releases for the desktop, Nvidia is turning its attention to the mobile marketplace. The company is bringing...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Nvidia cancels refreshed Shield tablet
— 8:00 AM on August 15, 2016

Back in 2014, we gave the original Nvidia Shield tablet a TR Recommended award thanks to its impressive performance, solid build quality, and particularly...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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HP's Elite x3 Win10 phablet will go up for order September 5
— 10:04 AM on August 9, 2016

Remember that Elite X3 phablet from HP? The six-inch Windows 10 phone could be the device that delivers on all the promise of

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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MediaTek will make its Helio X30 SoC on TSMC's 10-nm process
— 9:54 AM on August 9, 2016

MediaTek will build its next high-end SoC, the X30, on TSMC's 10-nm FinFET process. The fabless semiconductor design firm's chief operating officer confirmed the move...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Netflix explores more efficient ways to encrypt users' streams
— 9:51 AM on August 9, 2016

Over the last year, Netflix has been transitioning from HTTP to HTTPS for its customers' streams. The process hasn't been simple. The company indicates that...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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900 million Android devices host vulnerable Qualcomm drivers
— 3:50 PM on August 8, 2016

It's August, and we're at the height of the summer season. That means beaches, hot weather, cold beer, and large-impact Android device vulnerabilities. The folks...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software

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Microsoft broadens HoloLens availability
— 4:40 PM on August 3, 2016

Back in February, Microsoft made its HoloLens augmented-reality headset available to select developers through an application process. Folks that Redmond deemed qualified then needed...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Firefox 48 is the first with Mozilla's Electrolysis multi-process tech
— 9:00 AM on August 3, 2016

Firefox 48 began rolling out to users yesterday. This major update marks the beginnings of a fundamental change to the way Firefox processes work:...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Updated Samsung Gear VR takes some important steps forward
— 1:47 PM on August 2, 2016

Along with the new Galaxy Note7, Samsung also revealed an updated version of its smartphone-based Gear VR headset at the Unpacked event this...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Samsung's Galaxy Note7 can look its owner in the eye
— 12:09 PM on August 2, 2016

At its latest Unpacked event this morning, Samsung showed off its next-generation Galaxy Note7 smartphone (and no, that's not a typo). The company's latest...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Apple sells its billionth iPhone
— 5:36 PM on July 27, 2016

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced to his employees today that the company had recently sold its billionth iPhone. Tim had some unsurprisingly flowery things...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Xiaomi breaks into ultrabooks with Mi Notebook series
— 10:40 AM on July 27, 2016

Xiaomi had another announcement today besides the Redmi Pro handsets: it's getting into the notebook game. The Chinese phone vendor's first portable PCs—two models,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Redmi Pro phone offers a metal body and dual cameras on a budget
— 9:22 AM on July 27, 2016

Chinese up-and-comer Xiaomi introduced an impressive new budget smartphone today. The Redmi Pro boasts dual cameras, a brushed-aluminum body, and a 5.5" OLED display...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Corning's Gorilla Glass 5 is its strongest yet
— 4:02 PM on July 20, 2016

When I look around me, all I see are cracked phone screens. No matter how many gorillas crafted those phone's screens, it always seems the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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SoftBank snaps up ARM in £24 billion deal
— 7:11 AM on July 18, 2016

Japanese telecoms provider SoftBank has agreed to purchase chip design and IP firm ARM Holdings for £24 billion ($31.8 billion) in cash, or...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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