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So long, RC4, and thanks for all the fish
— 5:02 PM on September 4, 2015

It's official. Support for RC4, a stream cipher used by browsers for securing connections (among other things), will be dropped sometime in early 2016...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Networking

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Asus previews ROG Swift PG348Q and PG279Q G-Sync monitors
— 4:30 PM on September 2, 2015

A liquid-cooled laptop wasn't the only insane thing Asus unveiled at IFA today. The company is hopping on the curved gaming monitor bandwagon in...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Acer's Predator displays stalk their prey with G-Sync
— 8:53 AM on September 2, 2015

Acer has added a quartet of G-Sync monitors to its Predator lineup at IFA in Berlin.  The Predator XB1 series consists...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Tuesday Night Shortbread
— 8:52 PM on September 1, 2015

Eight is Enough Engadget: Intel's 'Skylake' CPU family includes an unlocked laptop chip The Verge: Windows 10 and Skylake processors were 'designed together,'...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Monday Shortbread
— 9:03 AM on August 31, 2015

Eight is Enough WCCFtech: Intel Skylake-S mainstream deskto processor lineup launching on 1st September - Core i3-6100 and Pentium G4400 detailed 9to5Mac: Apple TV...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Win10 Store now lets users opt out of automatic app updates
— 8:59 AM on August 31, 2015

Microsoft has drawn our ire on recent podcast episodes for its decision to prevent consumers from opting out of automatic Windows updates. While it doesn't...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Friday Night Shortbread
— 11:59 PM on August 28, 2015

Eight is Enough SamMobile: Samsung inches closer to Intel in the semiconductor business Exclusive at Reuters: Russia's Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Chrome will soon block Flash ads and auto-playing background media
— 10:38 AM on August 28, 2015

Web users around the world, rejoice. Google will be skewering most Flash ads with prejudice come September 1. The company has announced that Chrome will...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Thursday Night Shortbread
— 5:10 PM on August 27, 2015

Eight is Enough WCCFtech: AMD details Carrizo APUs energy efficient design at Hot Chips 2015 - 28nm bulk high density design with 3.1...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Dell jumps into G-Sync with its S2716DG 27" monitor
— 9:31 AM on August 27, 2015

Dell has released a pair of 27" monitors today, one of which may be of interest to the gaming crowd around here. Let's start...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Windows 10 has hit 75 million devices in just a month
— 12:55 PM on August 26, 2015

Windows 10 has only been available for a month, but it's already found its way onto 75 million devices, according to Microsoft Corporate VP...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 4:17 AM on August 26, 2015

Eight is Enough VR-Zone: Lenovo, hp, Dell and Asus all cook up new laptops with Intel Skylake inside CPU World shares some details...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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MIT researchers create a crash-proof file system
— 9:05 AM on August 25, 2015

Nickolai Zeldovich and his colleagues at MIT have created a file system they claim is mathematically proven to be impervious to any unexpected system...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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The Galaxy Note 5 has the best mobile screen ever, says DisplayMate
— 9:15 AM on August 24, 2015

The eggheads at DisplayMate have taken a good, hard look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 5's display, and they like what they see....

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Firefox to adopt Chrome-like extension framework
— 8:49 AM on August 24, 2015

Multi-process support for Firefox is coming, and Mozilla has announced changes to the browser's plug-in underpinnings with an eye on that multi-process future. The...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Weekend Shortbread
— 9:30 AM on August 22, 2015

Eight is Enough CPU World: AMD to offer mobile business-class Carrizo APUs and lists specifications of Intel Skylake-H mobile processors Softpedia: The first...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday Shortbread
— 7:28 AM on August 21, 2015

Eight is Enough Neowin: Here's a workaround for Chrome crashes in Windows 10 build 10525 [update] WSJ: hp's earnings, revenue slide Ars Technica: The...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Google details OnHub data collection and opt-out instructions
— 1:19 PM on August 20, 2015

When Google announced its OnHub Wi-Fi router, many folks wondered  just how much data the company would collect from its On services. Google

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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