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IDC says fourth-quarter PC shipments fell 10.6% year-on-year
— 4:44 PM on January 12, 2016

IDC has released its PC shipment figures for the fourth quarter of 2015, and the numbers continue to shrink. The research firm says worldwide...

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Multi-user support for educational institutions comes with iOS 9.3
— 4:37 PM on January 11, 2016

Apple has released details of the beta version of iOS 9.3, and it certainly sounds like the company is going after Chromebooks' success...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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The executioner is coming for older versions of Internet Explorer
— 5:54 PM on January 7, 2016

Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, and 10 have their days numbered. Come January 12, only Internet Explorer 11 will be supported on modern Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Operating systems Windows Servers

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The Oculus Remote eases users into VR
— 2:34 AM on January 7, 2016

When preorders for the Oculus Rift launched yesterday a new piece of the puzzle got an introduction, as well. The Oculus Remote, true to...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Griffin revamps its peripherals and chargers with USB Type-C
— 9:50 PM on January 6, 2016

Griffin Technologies is updating a number of their peripherals, accessories, and cables for USB 3.1 Type-C. The company is also rolling out its "Guaranteed For Life"...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Asus' Chromebook C202 is designed for the classroom
— 3:40 PM on January 6, 2016

Google has hoped that Chromebooks would be popular in education, and that certainly has been the case. Asus is continuing this trend of...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Operating systems

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Oculus Rift gets a $600 price tag as preorders begin
— 10:19 AM on January 6, 2016

The day is finally here when one can pre-order Oculus' production Rift hardware, and it'll run buyers $599.99. If that price tag doesn't deter you,...

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Oculus offers a free Rift headset to some of its original backers
— 1:55 AM on January 6, 2016

Some backers of the original Oculus Rift development kit are getting a nice surprise. The company has announced that backers who pledged for an...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Drive PX 2 powers Nvidia's dream of self-driving cars
— 10:56 PM on January 4, 2016

At its CES keynote this evening, Nvidia discussed the strategy it's using to realize the dream of the self-driving car. The company believes autonomous vehicles...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous

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Windows 10 reaches 200 million active users
— 5:25 PM on January 4, 2016

Windows 10 continues to grow in popularity. Today, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 is active on over 200 million computers, tablets, and phones. According to...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Oculus Rift preorders go live Wednesday at 8 AM PT
— 10:47 AM on January 4, 2016

Oculus announced this morning that preorders of its Rift headset will begin this Wednesday, January 6, at 8 AM PT. The company didn't reveal...

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Oculus delays Touch controllers until the second half of 2016
— 2:53 PM on December 31, 2015

Oculus says its Rift VR headset is still on track for release in the first quarter of 2016, but the accompanying Touch controllers...

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Valve's Christmas mix-up leaves users steaming
— 8:11 AM on December 31, 2015

Most Steam users are probably familiar with the flaky performance of the service during Valve's big sales. Unfortunately for Valve, the problems that hit the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Google's next Android release will use Oracle's OpenJDK APIs
— 12:11 PM on December 30, 2015

According to VentureBeat, Google is replacing its homegrown implementation of Java APIs in Android with Oracle's open-source OpenJDK.  Google's Narayan Kamath let the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Adobe patches another critical Flash vulnerability
— 4:40 PM on December 29, 2015

2015 hasn't been kind to the Flash plugin. Adobe has released another emergency patch for its Flash products to address a critical vulnerability. Affected...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Internet

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Samsung chip helps wearables to better track their wearers' health
— 12:56 PM on December 29, 2015

Samsung probably isn't the first name that comes to mind when you think of personal health technology, but the company appears to be making strides...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Personal tech

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XE may be taking wireless charging long distance
— 9:34 AM on December 28, 2015

Wireless phone chargers are already on the market, but those devices require you to rest your phone on a dedicated base station. The future...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel completes its acquisition of FPGA maker Altera
— 9:22 AM on December 28, 2015

Intel recently completed its acquisition of FPGA producer Altera. The transaction began back in June. Intel shelled out a cool $16.7 billion for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous Servers

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