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Google begins offering tasty Android Nougat to Nexus devices
— 3:45 PM on August 22, 2016

Android development at Google has been going on at a steady clip. The computing giant has begun the rollout of Android 7.0, codename...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Nvidia squashes high-refresh-rate "power bug" with 372.54 driver
— 8:23 AM on August 22, 2016

We've been reporting on a power bug of sorts with Nvidia graphics cards for quite some time now. The issue rears its ugly head whenever...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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MSI shows off new motherboards and CPU coolers at Gamescom
— 9:25 AM on August 19, 2016

We don't have any boots on the ground at Gamescom in Germany, but news regarding some of the products on display there has reached our...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling

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Lenovo throws a FreeSync curveball with its Y27F display
— 4:21 PM on August 12, 2016

Lenovo is no stranger to making monitors, but we wouldn't associate the company with gaming peripherals off the tops of our heads. The new

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Asus' X99-A II motherboard reviewed
— 11:42 AM on August 9, 2016

Asus' X99-A was one of our favorite X99 motherboards when it first hit the market. With the advent of Broadwell-E, Asus refreshed this winning formula...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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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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Dell doles out a duo of variable-refresh gaming displays
— 9:56 AM on August 8, 2016

We don't have a lot of love for pre-built desktop computers around these parts, but we're fond of Dell anyway. That Texas company produces some...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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HTC's Viveport front-end will offer VR content beyond games
— 12:36 PM on August 5, 2016

The SteamVR software interface that powers HTC's Vive headset is a solid tool for gamers,  but HTC wants to broaden the appeal of the platform...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Displays

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Dell SE2717H offers 27" of affordable FreeSync goodness
— 12:48 PM on August 4, 2016

It's good fun to talk about GTX 1080s and Titan Xes, but the fact remains that most people's budgets can't quite stretch to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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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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Thermaltake Toughpower SFX PSUs put big power in little boxes
— 10:43 AM on August 3, 2016

The market for SFX power supplies has been steadily growing as more and more users turn an eye toward small-form-factor PCs, but there still aren't...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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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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MSI X99A Tomahawk mobo has a laser focus on the high end
— 9:21 AM on August 2, 2016

MSI just released another of its Arsenal series of motherboards: the X99A Tomahawk. At first the name might seem understated compared to the

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Gigabyte teams with EKWB for limited-edition liquid cooling bundles
— 2:10 PM on August 1, 2016

Custom-loop liquid cooling can be a tricky task. Builders have to carefully select parts—else their expensive cooling hardware may not fit properly. Gigabyte...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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ASRock H110M-STX mobo puts the 5x5 platform in builders' hands
— 10:13 AM on July 28, 2016

Intel's Mini-STX form factor (also known as 5x5) offers an intriguing platform for builders trying to build the smallest socketed desktop PC possible, but compatible...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Asus brightens up its Z170 Pro Gaming mobo with Aura RGB LEDs
— 3:01 PM on July 26, 2016

Asus's Z170 Pro Gaming motherboard made regular appearances in our system guides this last year, showing up in our coveted "sweet spot" category as...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Asus PG248Q G-Sync display pushes frames at 180Hz
— 2:30 PM on July 19, 2016

Today's high-end graphics cards can push tons of frames per second at lower resolutions, and Asus' PG248Q provides a lightning-quick sink for all those...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Trials on Tatooine is out today for the HTC Vive, and it's great
— 1:53 PM on July 18, 2016

Our inner Star Wars fanboys pined for a chance to give the Trials on Tatooine VR demo a shot when news of the experience...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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