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New NSA revelations detail remote Wi-Fi hacking, iOS exploits
— 10:48 AM on December 31, 2013

Another day, another collection of NSA spying revelations. The latest comes from security researcher Jacob Appelbaum, who spoke yesterday at the Chaos Communications Congress. During...

Type: News story Tags: Networking Personal tech

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Report: Haswell-E slated for Q3'14 release
— 10:43 AM on December 26, 2013

In September, Intel refreshed its high-end desktop platform with Ivy Bridge-E. This chip is a modest upgrade over its Sandy Bridge-E predecessor, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

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Report: Intel's 9-series chipsets won't support SATA Express
— 11:52 AM on November 13, 2013

Earlier this year, multiple reports suggested that Intel's next-generation motherboard platform would support SATA Express. However, new information seen by VR-Zone indicates...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Storage

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Report: Broadwell to feature audio DSP for low-power playback, speech recognition
— 11:38 AM on October 15, 2013

PC audio is getting interesting again. We already know that AMD has integrated DSP hardware into some of its latest Radeons. Now, it looks...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Multimedia Mobile computing Personal tech

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Revamped software, faster internals fuel WD My Cloud storage device
— 7:00 AM on October 2, 2013

Data storage comes in all sorts of flavors these days, and the external options are getting more and more capable. The latest is WD's...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Internet Networking

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Release roundup: Fast routers, cases, and audio amps
— 5:04 PM on September 27, 2013

We can't cover everything in our daily news. So, each week, we gather miscellaneous announcements and write about them in our release roundup. This week,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Networking

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Newly revealed NSA spy program monitors HTTP activity
— 6:00 AM on August 1, 2013

Thought the NSA's PRISM spying program was bad? You ain't seen nothing...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Networking

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Report: Major ISPs ruining YouTube streaming with dirty tactics
— 11:27 AM on July 31, 2013

YouTube streaming giving you trouble lately? Well, it's not just you. According to...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet Networking

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Intel aims to reinvent the data center
— 9:32 PM on July 29, 2013

Last week, Intel hosted an event for press and analysts where it provided some updates on the state of its data center business. Then...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Systems Networking Servers

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Release roundup: Docking stations, gaming mice, and budget graphics
— 2:13 PM on July 26, 2013

We have a little less fodder than usual for our release roundup this week. That's probably because it's the middle of summer, and more than...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Input devices Networking

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Leaked slides point to eight-core Haswell-E CPUs with quad-channel DDR4 memory
— 11:03 AM on June 17, 2013

According to the latest rumors, Intel's Ivy Bridge-E platform will arrive in the third quarter of this year. Its successor, Haswell-E, is purportedly...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Spy shot suggests Broadwell platform supports SATA Express
— 6:00 AM on April 18, 2013

Intel's next-gen Haswell platforms are just around the corner, and early reports suggest the top Z87 model will have something new in the storage department....

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Storage

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Report: New chipset revision to fix Haswell USB 3.0 bug
— 11:43 AM on March 13, 2013

Earlier this month, rumors started floating around about a USB 3.0 bug in next-gen Haswell systems. Hardware.Info, which broke the story, said the bug...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Rumor: Ivy Bridge-E pushed to Q4
— 10:23 AM on March 8, 2013

Just about 14 months have passed since Intel launched its Sandy Bridge-E processors for high-end desktops. Their Ivy Bridge-E replacements are due out...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Report: Intel's Haswell suffers from USB 3.0 issue
— 10:22 AM on March 4, 2013

This story has been making the rounds over the weekend, and it's a little disconcerting. According to Hardware.info, which cites both a "reliable source" and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Cisco to sell Linksys to Belkin
— 9:46 AM on January 25, 2013

Practically 10 years to the day after being snatched up by Cisco, Linksys is bracing for another change of ownership. This time, Belkin says...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Local game streaming: Coming soon from the PC
— 10:35 PM on January 24, 2013

Nvidia's Project Shield was one of the most intriguing new products on display at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. This handheld gaming device combines the...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming Networking

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Freshening up a home network can yield big bandwidth benefits
— 12:46 PM on December 21, 2012

One of the funny things about being a PC enthusiast, for me, is how there's a constant ebb and flow of little projects that I...

Type: Blog post Tags: Networking

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