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Google details Android N security and performance improvements
— 12:03 PM on May 19, 2016

The as-yet-unnamed Android N was officially announced during Google's I/O 2016 Keynote. For those fortunate enough to own a Nexus or Pixel C device,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Google Daydream puts mobile VR and Android on the same page
— 2:33 PM on May 18, 2016

The next version of Google's Android will make mobile VR a more standard experience. At its Google I/O event today, the company introduced a mobile...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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ARM and TSMC validate a 10-nm FinFET test chip
— 11:50 AM on May 18, 2016

ARM Holdings' first ARM v8 test chip based on TSMC's 10FinFET process technology has passed validation. For the SoC arena, this is exciting news...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Microsoft releases update rollup for Windows 7 SP1
— 9:14 AM on May 18, 2016

Microsoft has released an update rollup for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 that it's calling a "convenience rollup."...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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HGST drives lead the pack in latest Backblaze reliability report
— 5:33 PM on May 17, 2016

Every quarter, Backblaze releases a report that accounts for the thousands of hard drives it uses in its proprietary Storage Pod enclosures, and the failure...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Motorola launches offensive of entry-level Moto G4 handsets
— 3:24 PM on May 17, 2016

The Moto G has long been regarded as one of the best mid-range phones out there for a while now. Motorola is looking to capitalize...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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EVGA X99 FTW K mobo takes aim at overclockers and tweakers
— 2:41 PM on May 17, 2016

EVGA is hot on MSI's heels with a refreshed X99 board of its own that's presumably ready for the upcoming Broadwell-E launch. The company's newest...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Google details plans to phase out Flash Player
— 8:33 AM on May 17, 2016

Earlier this year, Google announced that it would no longer accept Flash-based ads for its AdWords and DoubleClick services. By the end of 2016,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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iOS 9.3.2 and OS X 10.11.5 bring lots of small fixes
— 3:57 PM on May 16, 2016

Looks like today is Apple Patch Monday. Cupertino has released a bevy of fixes for its two main operating systems, bringing iOS to version...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Toshiba thins its OCZ SSD offerings
— 12:07 PM on May 16, 2016

After OCZ declared bankruptcy in 2013, Toshiba purchased the company and gave it a new lease on life. OCZ continued to produce a full...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD debuts Radeon M400 mobile GPUs with a host of rebrands
— 11:56 AM on May 16, 2016

We've just noticed that AMD updated its website with a new line-up of laptop Radeon GPUs, the Radeon M400 series. The company hasn't made an...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Asus ROG Strix GL502 gaming notebook gets ready to hunt
— 11:25 AM on May 13, 2016

Asus is broadening the reach of its ROG Strix brand today with the ROG Strix GL502 gaming laptop. This machine has a 15.6", matte...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon is primed for Broadwell-E
— 10:36 AM on May 13, 2016

Given what we've heard from various motherboard manufacturers over the past few weeks, Intel's new high-end desktop CPUs, codenamed Broadwell-E, will slot into existing X99 motherboards...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Asus PCE-A88 Wi-Fi adapter could outpace wired networks
— 3:41 PM on May 11, 2016

Anandtech has gotten wind of some fancy new networking hardware from Asus: the PCE-AC88 4x4 Wi-Fi adapter. According to the site, this PCIe x1...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Win10 Insider Build 14342 extends Edge and kills Wi-Fi Sense
— 9:47 AM on May 11, 2016

Microsoft released a new preview build for Windows 10 Insiders on the fast ring today. The headline news for today’s build, Build 14342, is a...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Thermalright Le Grand Macho RT makes other coolers look wimpy
— 8:00 AM on May 11, 2016

It's no secret that companies love preying on consumers' insecurities about size—whether it's for height, trucks, or body appendages. The mean folks at Thermalright have...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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WD-SanDisk acquisition clears final regulatory hurdle
— 7:00 AM on May 11, 2016

Back in October of last year, Western Digital announced its intent to buy SanDisk for $19 billion. While the road to completing that acquisition has...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Microsoft UWP update uncaps frame rates and turns on VRR
— 12:29 PM on May 10, 2016

In a Windows 10 update that will be released "later today," Microsoft is finally adding support for uncapped framerates to apps on the Unified Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software Windows

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