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So long, RC4, and thanks for all the fish
— 5:02 PM on September 4, 2015

It's official. Support for RC4, a stream cipher used by browsers for securing connections (among other things), will be dropped sometime in early 2016...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Networking

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It's a Labor Day Deals of the Week extravaganza
— 11:25 AM on September 4, 2015

It's Labor Day weekend, gerbils. Perhaps that means it's time to spend some of your hard-earned cash on some deeply discounted PC hardware. Let us...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Huawei leapfrogs Apple with pressure-sensitive Mate S phone
— 11:33 AM on September 3, 2015

Huawei is stealing some thunder from Apple's September 9th event, where we may see an iPhone 6S with Force Touch onboard. The Chinese...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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ZenWatch 2 runs Android Wear Asus-style
— 6:08 PM on September 2, 2015

Asus has crafted the follow-up to its ZenWatch, the ZenWatch 2, and it comes in two face sizes: 1.63" and 1.45". The company not-so-subtly...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Asus previews ROG Swift PG348Q and PG279Q G-Sync monitors
— 4:30 PM on September 2, 2015

A liquid-cooled laptop wasn't the only insane thing Asus unveiled at IFA today. The company is hopping on the curved gaming monitor bandwagon in...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Qualcomm debuts Kryo custom CPU for the Snapdragon 820
— 2:17 PM on September 2, 2015

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 SoC is an ambitious one. We already know that the company is targeting 40% improvements for graphics performance and power consumption...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Phone screens make the leap to 4K with Sony's Xperia Z5 Premium
— 12:57 PM on September 2, 2015

At IFA, Sony showed off its Xperia Z5 family in small, medium and large sizes. The biggest of the bunch is the Xperia Z5 Premium,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Acer Predator laptops stay cool under fire with Skylake
— 11:14 AM on September 2, 2015

Acer has revealed its take on Skylake-infused gaming laptops under its Predator brand. Available in both 15" and 17" sizes, this new...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Satellite Radius 12 notebook packs a color-correct 4K screen
— 9:29 AM on September 2, 2015

Toshiba has announced what it calls the world's first 12.5" convertible with a 4K screen. The Satellite Radius 12 is a svelte machine with...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Acer's Predator displays stalk their prey with G-Sync
— 8:53 AM on September 2, 2015

Acer has added a quartet of G-Sync monitors to its Predator lineup at IFA in Berlin.  The Predator XB1 series consists...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Republic of Gamers laptops power up with Skylake CPUs
— 6:00 AM on September 2, 2015

The full Skylake CPU lineup is here, and Asus isn't wasting any time getting Intel's latest chips into its Republic of Gamers notebooks.

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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MSI infuses its gaming laptops with Skylake CPUs
— 12:00 AM on September 2, 2015

MSI is stepping up its game by adding Skylake CPUs to its gaming-oriented notebooks. The refreshed MSI gaming notebook lineup has Skylake Core i7...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Moto X Pure Edition pre-orders begin September 2
— 4:25 PM on September 1, 2015

When Motorola announced the Moto X Style, it promised flagship-class performance and a world-beating camera at a price way below those of its flagship-class...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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225,000 Apple accounts stolen by malware on jailbroken iPhones
— 9:56 AM on September 1, 2015

Got a jailbroken iPhone with the Cydia app store installed? Better watch out. Approximately 225,000 Apple accounts have been stolen by malware hidden in...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch lineup Tizen to Galaxy phones
— 5:27 PM on August 31, 2015

Samsung tends to do its own thing, and its approach to the smartwatch market is no different. The phone giant has long eschewed the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Apple and Cisco get friendly with a strategic partnership
— 4:50 PM on August 31, 2015

Apple and Cisco have announced a strategic partnership with the goals of "[creating] a fast lane for iOS devices" in businesses with Cisco networks,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac Networking

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Google bridges the divide between Android Wear and iOS devices
— 12:16 PM on August 31, 2015

In the Great Smartwatch Wars of 2015, an impassable line was drawn in the sand. Android phone owners could only use Android Wear devices. iPhone...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Win10 Store now lets users opt out of automatic app updates
— 8:59 AM on August 31, 2015

Microsoft has drawn our ire on recent podcast episodes for its decision to prevent consumers from opting out of automatic Windows updates. While it doesn't...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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