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Free upgrades to Windows 10 end July 29
— 7:57 AM on May 6, 2016

Microsoft released a blog post yesterday announcing that Windows 10 has reached 300 million active users. While that news wouldn’t cause much of a stir...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Rumor: Intel Core i7-6950X bares its fangs in Cinebench tests
— 4:56 PM on May 5, 2016

May seems to be the month of engineering sample benchmarks. Hot on the heels of today's rumored GeForce GTX 1080 performance figures, it's now...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Workstations

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Chromebooks get multi-monitor support with DisplayLink
— 10:19 AM on May 5, 2016

Scratch one more barrier to getting some real work done on a Chromebook. Chrome OS has announced support for DisplayLink-based USB graphics adapters. For those who aren't...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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AMD bolsters its budget storage options with its R3 SSDs
— 9:17 AM on May 5, 2016

AMD’s best-known Radeon products are graphics cards, but the brand name can be found on a range of other offerings. The company offers Radeon

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD adds refresh-rate ranges to its FreeSync monitor page
— 10:07 AM on May 4, 2016

AMD is making it easier to figure out the details of compatible monitors on its FreeSync page. A recent update added refresh-rate ranges and...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Rumor: Early Broadwell-E benches hint at solid performance gains
— 8:12 AM on May 4, 2016

Over at the Overclock.net forums, user Maintenance Bot has apparently run a couple of tests on a Core i7-6850K engineering sample. In case you...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Philips' new 43-inch monitor might make native 4K practical
— 11:44 AM on May 3, 2016

Philips is releasing the BDM4350UC in the United States and the UK today. This 43-inch 4K IPS display supersedes the company's BDM4065UC monitor, which...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Alleged Kaby Lake CPU shows its face in SiSoft Sandra database
— 10:27 AM on May 3, 2016

Back in March, we reported on the demise of Intel’s long-held “tick-tock” product development strategy. For years, Intel has predictably released a line...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Antec's P9 Window is a mid-tower case with a view
— 2:48 PM on May 2, 2016

Antec's newly minted P9 Window mid-tower case provides an unobstructed view of its interior through a large side-panel window, as its name suggests. Visible...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Intel cancels Broxton and SoFIA smartphone SoCs
— 11:29 AM on May 2, 2016

Intel has had a rough go of the last couple of weeks. Following its April 19 earnings report, Intel announced a plan to lay...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD completes spin-off of its assembly and test operations
— 2:00 PM on April 29, 2016

A few months ago, AMD announced that it was spinning off its chip assembly, test, mark, and pack (ATMP) operations into a joint venture...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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Phanteks wraps its Enthoo Evolv ATX case in sheets of glass
— 9:09 AM on April 29, 2016

Phanteks is giving builders a a more expansive view of the systems they build inside its Enthoo Evolv ATX case today. The company's Tempered...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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AOC Agon AG271QX is the first in a new line of gaming displays
— 7:39 AM on April 29, 2016

Chinese display manufacturer AOC recently announced that it planned to release a new line of gaming monitors under the brand name Agon. Today it's...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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HP's Chromebook 13 is dressed for success at $499
— 1:23 PM on April 28, 2016

HP's new Chromebook 13 G1 could compete with Apple's MacBook at half the price. The Chromebook 13 G1 offers an aesthetically pleasing, brushed-aluminum...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Apple and Samsung lead tablet shipments in a struggling market
— 12:23 PM on April 28, 2016

Market research firm IDC has published its report on the state of the tablet market for the first quarter of 2016, and it's not a glowing...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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MSI debuts entry-level and enthusiast C232 motherboards
— 10:31 AM on April 28, 2016

MSI has announced a round of new C232-chipset motherboards today: the E3 Krait Gaming V5 and the E3M Workstation V5. These boards are designed to...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Z410 SSDs bring a 480GB tier to SanDisk's entry-level drives
— 9:05 AM on April 28, 2016

As the cost of flash storage continues to drop, buyers are demanding larger SSD capacities for their money. With its new Z410 line, SanDisk...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Minecraft: Gear VR Edition is available now for $6.99
— 4:30 PM on April 27, 2016

If you own a Samsung Gear VR and often have a jonesing for a dose of VR Minecraft on the go, Oculus has a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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