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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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Refreshed Razer Diamondback mouse is ready to strike again
— 2:39 PM on September 4, 2015

Razer's Diamondback mouse has a heritage stretching all the way back to 2004, and it seems that the company was feeling a little...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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It's a Labor Day Deals of the Week extravaganza
— 11:25 AM on September 4, 2015

It's Labor Day weekend, gerbils. Perhaps that means it's time to spend some of your hard-earned cash on some deeply discounted PC hardware. Let us...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Chrome 45 eats less, runs faster, saves energy
— 7:19 AM on September 4, 2015

Chrome version 45 is out the door, and you could say it's found a new focus in life. It's ditching its old ways of...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Get the speed you need with Toshiba Q300 SSDs
— 8:52 AM on September 3, 2015

Toshiba has introduced its Q300 and Q300 Pro series of solid-state drives. Both models feature adaptive SLC write caches, and they're available in a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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MSI's Z170A Gaming M5 motherboard reviewed
— 3:20 PM on September 2, 2015

MSI's Z170A Gaming M5 motherboard serves up Skylake support with a gaming twist. With an impressive next-gen storage payload and some gamer-friendly features, can this...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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MSI's H170 and B150 mobos bring Skylake to the gaming masses
— 1:39 PM on September 2, 2015

MSI has expanded its portfolio of all-caps GAMING motherboards with mainstream models based on Intel's H170 and B150 chipsets, with support for

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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H170 and B150 chipsets arrive on Asus' mainstream Skylake mobos
— 10:00 PM on September 1, 2015

Hot on the heels of Intel's full Skylake launch, Asus is ready with a slate of motherboards based on Intel's more mass-market H170, B150,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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Businesses can store more with Seagate's 8TB hard drives
— 12:47 PM on September 1, 2015

Seagate is broadening its business-oriented product lineup today with some 8TB drives. The newcomers are members of the company's Enterprise Capacity, Enterprise...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Seagate squeezes 2TB into its 7-mm notebook hard drives
— 9:39 AM on September 1, 2015

SSDs may be the hottest thing in storage right now, but that doesn't mean Seagate is letting its mechanical hard drives languish. The company says it's...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD makes hardware-based GPU virtualization a reality
— 8:35 AM on September 1, 2015

AMD is jumping into the virtualized GPU market. At VMWorld, the red team showed off what it claims is the first hardware-based GPU virtualization...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Servers

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Catalyst 15.8 beta drivers add Oculus SDK support
— 3:19 PM on August 31, 2015

Hot on the heels of Nvidia's GeForce 355.82 release, AMD has taken the wraps off its Catalyst 15.8 beta drivers. The company has added...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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GeForce 355.82 drivers are ready for The Phantom Pain
— 10:02 AM on August 31, 2015

Nvidia has released a minor update to its GeForce graphics drivers, and today's winning version number is 355.82. The updated driver brings support for Metal...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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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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