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Chromebooks outshipped Macs in the USA last quarter
— 4:33 PM on May 19, 2016

In a market first, Chromebook manufacturers moved more of their wares than Apple did Macs in the USA last quarter, according to a statement...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Thermaltake Versa N26 offers simple style for serious systems
— 3:22 PM on May 19, 2016

Thermaltake is beating the Computex rush by showing off the latest in the Versa N line of gamer-focused cases, the N26. Compared to its siblings in the...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Google details Android N security and performance improvements
— 12:03 PM on May 19, 2016

The as-yet-unnamed Android N was officially announced during Google's I/O 2016 Keynote. For those fortunate enough to own a Nexus or Pixel C device,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Nvidia Shield Android TV gets more content and HDR support
— 9:00 AM on May 19, 2016

When we reviewed Nvidia's Shield Android TV last September, we found a lot to like, but we didn't quite find the console-killer we were...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Google boosts machine learning with its Tensor Processing Unit
— 8:31 AM on May 19, 2016

Google has some new hardware out, and no, it's not a Nexus device. The search giant makes extensive use of machine learning to power services...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Servers

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Google Daydream puts mobile VR and Android on the same page
— 2:33 PM on May 18, 2016

The next version of Google's Android will make mobile VR a more standard experience. At its Google I/O event today, the company introduced a mobile...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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ARM and TSMC validate a 10-nm FinFET test chip
— 11:50 AM on May 18, 2016

ARM Holdings' first ARM v8 test chip based on TSMC's 10FinFET process technology has passed validation. For the SoC arena, this is exciting news...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Lian-Li makes its cases more accessible with the Ebonsteel line
— 10:50 AM on May 18, 2016

Lest you think you've wandered into a realm of fantasy, worry not; "Ebonsteel" is just Lian-Li's brand for its first lineup of steel cases. The...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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HGST drives lead the pack in latest Backblaze reliability report
— 5:33 PM on May 17, 2016

Every quarter, Backblaze releases a report that accounts for the thousands of hard drives it uses in its proprietary Storage Pod enclosures, and the failure...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Motorola launches offensive of entry-level Moto G4 handsets
— 3:24 PM on May 17, 2016

The Moto G has long been regarded as one of the best mid-range phones out there for a while now. Motorola is looking to capitalize...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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EVGA X99 FTW K mobo takes aim at overclockers and tweakers
— 2:41 PM on May 17, 2016

EVGA is hot on MSI's heels with a refreshed X99 board of its own that's presumably ready for the upcoming Broadwell-E launch. The company's newest...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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We're teaming up with Corsair and MSI to build a sweet VR PC
— 4:45 PM on May 16, 2016

Oculus' Rift and HTC's Vive VR headsets have been in the wild for some time now. We're still poking and prodding that next-generation technology to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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iOS 9.3.2 and OS X 10.11.5 bring lots of small fixes
— 3:57 PM on May 16, 2016

Looks like today is Apple Patch Monday. Cupertino has released a bevy of fixes for its two main operating systems, bringing iOS to version...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Toshiba thins its OCZ SSD offerings
— 12:07 PM on May 16, 2016

After OCZ declared bankruptcy in 2013, Toshiba purchased the company and gave it a new lease on life. OCZ continued to produce a full...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD debuts Radeon M400 mobile GPUs with a host of rebrands
— 11:56 AM on May 16, 2016

We've just noticed that AMD updated its website with a new line-up of laptop Radeon GPUs, the Radeon M400 series. The company hasn't made an...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Asus ROG Strix GL502 gaming notebook gets ready to hunt
— 11:25 AM on May 13, 2016

Asus is broadening the reach of its ROG Strix brand today with the ROG Strix GL502 gaming laptop. This machine has a 15.6", matte...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon is primed for Broadwell-E
— 10:36 AM on May 13, 2016

Given what we've heard from various motherboard manufacturers over the past few weeks, Intel's new high-end desktop CPUs, codenamed Broadwell-E, will slot into existing X99 motherboards...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Mushkin's Reactor 1TB SSD reviewed
— 7:00 AM on May 13, 2016

Mushkin's Reactor 1TB SSD is a frequent star of our weekly deals posts. We put it to the test to see whether it offers high...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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