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Nvidia recalls Shield Tablet due to battery fire risk
— 8:05 AM on July 31, 2015

Some Nvidia Shield Tablets built between July 2014 and July 2015 could pose a fire risk. The batteries in the affected tablets can apparently overheat to dangerous...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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EVGA X99 Micro 2 mobo offers USB-C in a microATX package
— 7:43 AM on July 31, 2015

EVGA has announced its X99 Micro 2 motherboard, which looks to be aimed at enthusiasts who want to stuff a whole lot of CPU...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Wake-from-sleep vulnerability leaves UEFIs open to attack
— 6:03 PM on July 30, 2015

Most modern motherboards support firmware write protection to prevent unwanted BIOS flashes, but a vulnerability in many UEFI firmware implementations could accidentally disable such protection. A new warning...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Samsung Q2 earnings fall, mobile device sales disappoint
— 8:39 AM on July 30, 2015

Samsung Electronics has released its Q2 2015 financial report. Sales were down approximately 8% from the year-ago quarter, totalling 48.54 trillion Korean won ($41.3 billion)....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Mobile computing Personal tech

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Motorola's Moto X Play is all about battery life
— 1:43 PM on July 28, 2015

Say hello to the Moto X Play. Fitting between the refreshed Moto G and the Moto X Style, this mid-range handset looks...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Moto X Style packs a 21-MP camera, Snapdragon 808 power
— 10:59 AM on July 28, 2015

Motorola has just unveiled two new Moto X phones: the Moto X Style, and the Moto X Play. The former is meant to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Refreshed Moto G gets waterproofing, better camera, more colors
— 9:21 AM on July 28, 2015

Motorola unveiled a refreshed version of its cheap-and-cheerful Moto G during its live event this morning. The new phone has a number of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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OnePlus 2 is a new generation of flagship killer
— 8:06 AM on July 28, 2015

Smartphone maker OnePlus has pulled back the curtain on its second smartphone, the OnePlus 2. The sequel to last year's OnePlus One brings...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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95% of Android phones vulnerable to Stagefright MMS exploit
— 12:49 PM on July 27, 2015

Joshua Drake, a researcher from Zimperium's zLabs, is about to drop a bombshell at the upcoming Black Hat conference: details of an Android remote...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Asus' X99-M WS mobo makes for bite-size workstation builds
— 9:33 AM on July 27, 2015

Asus has officially released its X99-M WS microATX motherboard. This pint-sized workstation board plays host to both Core i7 and Xeon E5-2600 Haswell-E CPUs....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Samsung's SE370 FreeSync displays wirelessly charge your phone
— 9:10 AM on July 27, 2015

Have a phone with Qi wireless charging built-in? Samsung's latest displays take advantage of a natural place for such a charging station—the monitor stand....

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Weekend Shortbread
— 6:21 PM on July 25, 2015

The Fantastic Four Windows Central: Leaked slides show Intel's Skylake increased performance, could be inside Surface Pro 4 Softpedia: Intel Skylake for notebooks...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday Night Shortbread
— 11:56 PM on July 24, 2015

Eight is Enough Ars Technica: The Amiga turns 30 WCCFtech: Intel Skylake slides show 10-20% CPU performance boost, faster iGPUs and new features...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Jeep Cherokee hack leads to 1.4-million-vehicle recall
— 2:18 PM on July 24, 2015

The brightest-eyed proponents of the Internet of Things often seem to envision a world where everything that can have an embedded computer and a network...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Thursday Night Shortbread
— 11:56 PM on July 23, 2015

The Pick 6 Reuters: Qualcomm's potential break-up could lead to courtship with Intel Reuters: Tsinghua Holdings chief says still in Micron talks,...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Gigabyte's X99-Gaming 5P motherboard reviewed
— 5:58 PM on July 23, 2015

Gigabyte's X99-Gaming 5P gives buyers a full-featured Haswell-E board with a gaming twist. Read on to find out what makes this board tick.

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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Nvidia gives the Shield Portable a Lollipop
— 12:18 PM on July 23, 2015

Owners of Nvidia's Shield Portable, take note: the handheld-on-steroids is getting some love today in the form of an Android 5.1 update. The...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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Asus' ZenFone 2E is yours for a Jackson and a Benjamin
— 9:48 AM on July 22, 2015

Asus' ZenFone 2 is already pretty affordable, but the company is making its Atom-powered smartphone lineup even more accessible today. The ZenFone 2E offers...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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