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Asus Chromebook C301SA offers Intel power for $299
— 11:00 AM on July 12, 2016

After our head-nerd-in-charge Jeff was delighted with the Chromebook Flip, we've been keeping an eye out for new machines running Google's lightweight OS. B&H...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Zenbook Flip UX360CA is an elegant, economical Win10 convertible
— 4:36 PM on July 11, 2016

Everybody wants those MacBook looks, but nobody wants to pay those MacBook prices. Asus knows this, and that's why the Zenbook Flip UX360CA looks...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Snapdragon 821 SoC gives upcoming flagship phones a boost
— 1:09 PM on July 11, 2016

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 SoC powers pretty much every recent high-end phone that's not branded with an Apple logo. Qualcomm wants to hang onto that...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Doom's long-awaited Vulkan support is rolling out today
— 10:55 AM on July 11, 2016

Doom's Vulkan implementation made waves at the GeForce GTX 1080 launch. Developer id Software showed the Vulkan version of the game running with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Math 2.0 Day Shortbread
— 11:09 AM on July 8, 2016

Eight is Enough WSJ: Avast Software to buy AVG Technologies for $1.3 billion Windows Central: Asus announces the ZenBook Flip UX360CA Windows 10...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Samsung launches a fleet of fast, tiny UFS memory cards
— 7:48 AM on July 8, 2016

Samsung's recent advances in the storage front have been nothing short of impressive. Not that long ago, the company announced a single-BGA-package NVMe SSD....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Acer TravelMate X3 ultrabooks draw a bead on Zenbooks
— 4:03 PM on July 7, 2016

Acer is adding another premium laptop family to its portable computing lineup today with the announcement of the Travelmate X3 series. The new laptops...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Radeon Software 16.7.1 lands with power fixes for RX 480
— 2:22 PM on July 7, 2016

There's been no small amount of talk in the past week or so surrounding the PCIe slot power draw from AMD's new Radeon...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Nvidia's VR Funhouse and Ansel game photo tool will arrive soon
— 11:44 AM on July 7, 2016

When Nvidia announced the GTX 1080 at Dreamhack back in May, the announcement overshadowed the fact that the company also teased a few upcoming...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Nvidia updates Shield Portable with security and stability fixes
— 4:37 PM on July 6, 2016

Today is apparently Nvidia update day. On top of a new set of Game Ready drivers, the company issued a software update for...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous Gaming

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Microsoft's final Windows 10 upgrade prompt goes full-screen
— 8:11 AM on July 6, 2016

The free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ends July 29, and Microsoft wants to make sure that all users that haven't yet upgraded are aware...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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GeForce Experience 3.0 beta puts games front and center
— 3:00 PM on July 5, 2016

Nvidia's GeForce Experience is probably a utility familiar to many a PC gamer by now. At least on my Nvidia-equipped PCs, the software helpfully...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Thermaltake Core P3 case takes up less wall space
— 9:30 AM on July 5, 2016

Earlier this year at Computex, we took a peek at Thermaltake's Core P3, a wall-mounted case that puts the hardware inside on full display....

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Aero 14 notebooks pack gaming power into a slim profile
— 11:16 AM on July 1, 2016

Gigabyte's Aero 14 notebooks caught my eye at Computex with their bright colors and slim profiles. We're now learning what specs those machines will...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Calyos workstation passively cools Haswell-E and a Titan X
— 8:54 AM on July 1, 2016

Belgian cooling vendor Calyos is showing off a completely fanless workstation, and it looks fantastic. The workstation uses a proprietary cooling system, but  it's...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Samsung starts selling unlocked Galaxy S7s in the USA
— 7:30 AM on July 1, 2016

Back when the Samsung Galaxy S7 phones first appeared, they impressed reviewers all around. However, one thing that might have put a damper...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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The next Android release will be called Nougat
— 3:09 PM on June 30, 2016

Back at its I/O conference, Google called for the Android community to submit names for its upcoming Android N release. Android has traditionally been named...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software

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New Wireless-AC features improve speed and stability
— 9:52 AM on June 30, 2016

Back in 2013, the Wi-Fi Alliance created a certification program for 802.11ac devices to ensure interoperability. That program is now expanding with a new...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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