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Friday Night Shortbread
— 7:57 PM on September 16, 2016

Eight is Enough Reuters: Intel raises revenue forecast as PC market improves Fudzilla: AMD Zen desktop might slip to Q1 2017 VR-Zone: OCZ...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Embattled Madcatz sells Saitek to Logitech for a song
— 4:11 PM on September 16, 2016

Saitek is a well-regarded brand of gaming peripherals, a fact likely known by the crowd that hangs around here. Roughly nine years ago, Madcatz...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Gaming

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Dell updates its popular XPS 13 notebook with Kaby Lake CPUs
— 3:01 PM on September 16, 2016

Dell has refreshed its competitor to Apple's Macbook (Air), the XPS 13 notebook. The updated model utilizes Intel's latest Kaby Lake silicon in place...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Deals of the week: a sweet price on a Gear VR headset and more
— 1:09 PM on September 16, 2016

Happy Friday, gerbils. Good deals were especially hard to come by today, but we think we've scrounged up a few decent ones. Here's what we...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Fove 0 eye-tracking VR headset will go up for pre-order November 2
— 11:08 AM on September 16, 2016

Japanese VR startup Fove Inc is showing off its newly-named Fove 0 head-mounted display at the Tokyo Game Show right now. Along with...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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CPSC issues an official recall for Samsung Note 7s in the USA
— 9:37 AM on September 16, 2016

Two weeks after it first came to light that the batteries in some Samsung Galaxy Note 7s could short out and cause a fire,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Kangaroo Laptop includes two removable PC joeys
— 5:17 PM on September 15, 2016

Let it never be said that InFocus sub-brand Kangaroo makes uninteresting products. We reported before on the original Kangaroo, a Windows 10 mini-PC...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Microsoft publishes the methods behind its Edge battery tests
— 4:26 PM on September 15, 2016

In mid-June, Microsoft published some results of its in-house battery life testing from streaming a video to Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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GlobalFoundries skips the 10-nm node on the way to 7-nm FinFETs
— 3:34 PM on September 15, 2016

GlobalFoundries recently announced it would be adding a 12-nm node to its FD-SOI roadmap, and it's now announcing a more mainstream node for...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Oculus crafts Guardian to keep Touch play area in check
— 11:21 AM on September 15, 2016

According to rumors and reports, the Oculus Touch hand controllers are hopefully appearing in the next few months, enabling room-scale experiences with the Rift...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Input devices Gaming

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Eurocom Sky X7E2 pushes the bounds of mobile computing
— 9:51 AM on September 15, 2016

The saga of Eurocom's absurdly powerful pseudo-laptops continues. The curiously-named Sky X7E2 Mobile Supercomputer—curious because there was no Sky X7E—is a 17.3-inch desktop replacement...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Poll: How do you feel about your PC's noise levels?
— 11:50 AM on September 14, 2016

In our component testing, we put a lot of emphasis not only on how fast a given graphics card can run, for example, but also...

Poll Question: • How do you feel about the noise level of your PC?

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Biostar is off to the Mini-ITX races with its Z170GTN mobo
— 3:26 PM on September 13, 2016

Mini-ITX PCs seem to be growing in popularity of late, but there aren't many of those tiny motherboards to choose from with Z170 chipsets....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Samsung gelds Note 7 battery capacity to limit fire risk
— 2:27 PM on September 13, 2016

If you've recently spent any time online, you've almost certainly heard about all the fireworks surrounding Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 handsets and the company's related...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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HP purchases Samsung's printer business for a cool $1.05 billion
— 8:47 AM on September 13, 2016

On Monday, HP Inc. made two major announcements for its commercial printing business. HP Inc., which comprises the former personal systems and printing businesses...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Prodrone PD6B-AW-ARM hexacopter gets grabby
— 1:57 PM on September 12, 2016

Quad- and hexacopter drones have exploded in popularity over the last couple of years in applications ranging from toys to Hollywood productions. Japanese company Prodrone...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Steelseries Rival 500 mouse lets gamers do more with their thumbs
— 1:56 PM on September 12, 2016

Have you ever taken a look at common MOBA and MMO-oriented mice and thought "that cluster of buttons looks like an unmanageable mess?" Well, Steelseries...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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MSI VR One kicks off the contest for lightest VR backpack
— 9:02 AM on September 12, 2016

The Tokyo Games Show starts in less than 36 hours, and we're already hearing about some of the products that will be there. MSI sent us...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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