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John Carmack sues ZeniMax for $22.5 million
— 1:00 PM on March 10, 2017

Current Oculus CTO John Carmack is suing ZeniMax Media, his former employer, for $22.5 million in federal court. Carmack alleges that ZeniMax still owes...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Gaming

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Adata SD600 external SSD takes 3D NAND on the go
— 9:01 AM on March 10, 2017

External drive buyers can have unique priorities. Some want 8TB of storage and are willing to put up with the relative fragility and low performance...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Windows 10 Creators Update shows ads in Explorer
— 9:00 AM on March 9, 2017

Windows 10 has had ads of some kind since launch. Most of them were easy to turn off, but the upcoming Creators Update may make...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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PowerVR Furian GPU crams more performance into less area
— 1:31 PM on March 8, 2017

Imagination Technology's last major GPU architecture revision was 2010's Rogue. The comapny has produced six iterations on the architecture in the meantime, and now it's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Nvidia Jetson TX2 packs Pascal in a pint-size package
— 9:00 AM on March 8, 2017

The Raspberry Pi Foundation makes some fun and well-supported single-board computers, but sometimes a small embedded system needs more graphical horsepower than the four 300...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Microsoft will now sell you a Surface Book with no GeForce
— 1:51 PM on March 6, 2017

The biggest competitors for Microsoft's Surface Book premium convertibles don't have discrete graphics chips. While that limits their 3D performance, it also means...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Deals of the week: Z270 mobos, RAM, a 10TB drive, and more
— 11:41 AM on March 3, 2017

Greetings, gerbils! The buffalo's out on the loose and gerbils are probably stampeding after it. Despite all the attention turned towards the new and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Storage Miscellaneous Memory Networking

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Amazon Web Services outage caused by a single wrong command
— 4:44 PM on March 2, 2017

Over the last couple of days you may have noticed some of your favorite websites having problems, or even simply being down altogether. The source...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Networking Servers

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Google puts a halt on Pixel-branded laptops
— 4:18 PM on March 1, 2017

Chromebooks are a popular, growing product. Their combination of a simple operating system, decent specs, and affordable price has proven popular with shoppers everywhere. Google...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless is ready for networking action
— 3:30 PM on February 28, 2017

The Pi Foundation's Raspberry Pi Zero caused quite a stir when it was unveiled in November 2015. The $5 computer has most of the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Linux-Unix

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Join AMD for some noon-time Capsaicin & Cream
— 12:07 PM on February 28, 2017

Greetings, gerbils. As we all know, there's nothing better to add to chili pepper than some really nice cream. At least that's what AMD's telling...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous

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Porsche Design's Book One takes a page from the Surface Book
— 11:30 AM on February 28, 2017

Porsche Design Computing might have just outdone Microsoft at its own game. The software giant has been on a roll with great hardware lately, but...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Nokia 6 phone rises from the ashes with clean Android
— 9:00 AM on February 28, 2017

Not that long ago, smartphone shoppers who wanted an unadulterated Android device looked at Google's Nexus line. However, Google appears to be chasing high-end shoppers...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Motorola unveils affordable Moto G5 and G5 Plus handsets
— 4:30 PM on February 27, 2017

After a round of leaks, Motorola has officially unveiled the Moto G5 and G5 Plus, the fifth generation of the companys bread-and-butter handsets, looking...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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HP Pro x2 612 G2 is a convertible you can upgrade
— 3:30 PM on February 27, 2017

We're fans of the Microsoft Surface around here, but there's no denying it's a consumer-grade device. Technical-minded folks often prefer a device with some measure...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 will crack the floor you drop it on
— 1:00 PM on February 27, 2017

Panasonic's latest Toughbook CF-33 models seem to take after Microsoft's Surface Pro. Both machines have detachable keyboards and similar 12" multi-touch screens with work-friendly...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Windows

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Lenovo Yoga 720 and 520 convertibles check all the right boxes
— 11:30 AM on February 27, 2017

Over at the 2017 Mobile World Congress, Lenovo is showing off three new fold-over convertible laptops. The Yoga 720 comes in 13" and 15"...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Huawei P10 phones mash more data together for better pictures
— 10:00 AM on February 27, 2017

Last year, Huawei brought its P9 and P9 Plus dual-camera phones to market. Those phones packed a pair of Leica photosensors—one for colors and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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