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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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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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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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Toshiba's OCZ VX500 512GB SSD reviewed
— 9:23 AM on September 13, 2016

Toshiba's OCZ VX550 steps into the mid-range MLC performance spotlight as the aging VT180 rides into the sunset. We put the newcomer through its paces...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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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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FAA warns flyers not to use Note 7s on planes amid fire reports
— 2:01 PM on September 9, 2016

There's bound to be slack time after every product recall announcement where some affected owners haven't heard about the issue, and Samsung's recent Galaxy...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Adata's Premier SP550 480GB SSD reviewed
— 10:59 AM on September 9, 2016

Adata joins the budget SSD club with its debut TLC drive, the Premier SP550. We ran this drive through our storage bench to see whether...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Apple AirPods make life without a headphone jack easier
— 8:58 AM on September 8, 2016

As TR readers are no doubt already aware, the newest iPhones do not have 3.5mm headphone jacks. Regular old analog headphones can still be connected...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Apple doubles base storage options for some iPads and iPhone 6S
— 5:30 PM on September 7, 2016

Apple isn't just doubling the storage of its base-model iPhone 7 to 32GB today, as it's long been pressured to do. The company is bringing...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Apple buffs and polishes every inch of its iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
— 4:39 PM on September 7, 2016

Apple's iPhone 7 may not be revolutionary in any one area, but put all of the changes inside together and you get what may be...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Tim Cook pulls his cuff back to show off Apple Watch Series 2
— 3:24 PM on September 7, 2016

The nascent smartwatch market still has yet to really take off, but that's not stopping Apple from spearheading the movement. The company has unveiled the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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MSI Z170A Gaming M6 boasts a better USB 3.1 controller
— 9:14 AM on September 7, 2016

As Intel and AMD move more and more chipset features onto their processors, motherboard vendors have faced growing challenges to separate themselves from the pack....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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AMD unwraps its seventh-generation desktop APUs and AM4 platform
— 4:00 PM on September 6, 2016

AMD's seventh-generation APUs, code-named Bristol Ridge, have been available for a couple months in mobile systems already. The company is now bringing Bristol to the...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Intel snaps up computer vision experts Movidius
— 12:56 PM on September 6, 2016

Intel seems to be on a shopping spree of sorts lately. Not content with acquiring Saffron and Nervana, the chip manufacturer has now turned...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Mobile computing Software

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Razer sharpens its Blades with Pascal and Kaby Lake
— 2:01 PM on September 2, 2016

Razer's Blade and Blade Stealth laptops are getting some big updates before PAX this weekend. The potent Blade gaming laptop is trading up from...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Latest Alienware laptops get desktop Pascal and Polaris graphics
— 1:38 PM on September 2, 2016

Alienware teased the Internet a few days ago about an important product reveal, and the curtains have now opened. The company is showing off...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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