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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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Friday Night Shortbread
— 11:59 PM on August 28, 2015

Eight is Enough SamMobile: Samsung inches closer to Intel in the semiconductor business Exclusive at Reuters: Russia's Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday Night Shortbread
— 5:10 PM on August 27, 2015

Eight is Enough WCCFtech: AMD details Carrizo APUs energy efficient design at Hot Chips 2015 - 28nm bulk high density design with 3.1...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Dell jumps into G-Sync with its S2716DG 27" monitor
— 9:31 AM on August 27, 2015

Dell has released a pair of 27" monitors today, one of which may be of interest to the gaming crowd around here. Let's start...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Windows 10 has hit 75 million devices in just a month
— 12:55 PM on August 26, 2015

Windows 10 has only been available for a month, but it's already found its way onto 75 million devices, according to Microsoft Corporate VP...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 4:17 AM on August 26, 2015

Eight is Enough VR-Zone: Lenovo, hp, Dell and Asus all cook up new laptops with Intel Skylake inside CPU World shares some details...

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MIT researchers create a crash-proof file system
— 9:05 AM on August 25, 2015

Nickolai Zeldovich and his colleagues at MIT have created a file system they claim is mathematically proven to be impervious to any unexpected system...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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The Galaxy Note 5 has the best mobile screen ever, says DisplayMate
— 9:15 AM on August 24, 2015

The eggheads at DisplayMate have taken a good, hard look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 5's display, and they like what they see....

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Weekend Shortbread
— 9:30 AM on August 22, 2015

Eight is Enough CPU World: AMD to offer mobile business-class Carrizo APUs and lists specifications of Intel Skylake-H mobile processors Softpedia: The first...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday Shortbread
— 7:28 AM on August 21, 2015

Eight is Enough Neowin: Here's a workaround for Chrome crashes in Windows 10 build 10525 [update] WSJ: hp's earnings, revenue slide Ars Technica: The...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Asus' MG278Q mixes FreeSync and a 1-ms response time
— 8:16 AM on August 20, 2015

Asus has announced the MG278Q, a 27" FreeSync monitor boasting a 1-ms gray-to-gray response time. The MG278Q joins the MG279Q, another 27" FreeSync monitor that...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Wednesday Night Shortbread
— 8:40 PM on August 19, 2015

Eight is Enough KitGuru: Intel Core i7-6700K 'Skylake' hits nearly 7GHz WCCFtech: Intel's new Skylake processors will have voice control features CPU World...

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Intel plans to support VESA Adaptive-Sync displays
— 5:20 PM on August 19, 2015

IDF — In a Q&A session this afternoon, I asked Intel Fellow and Chief Graphics Software Architect David Blythe about Intel's position on supporting the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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Win10 build 10525 brings more color, better memory management
— 10:29 AM on August 19, 2015

Windows 10 may be on the market now, but that doesn't mean Microsoft is halting development of its latest OS. A new Windows 10...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft issues emergency patch for all IE versions
— 7:06 PM on August 18, 2015

Microsoft has released an emergency patch for all versions of Internet Explorer, due to a critical vulnerability that's reportedly under active exploit. The

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Networking

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Coming in 2016: Intel Optane SSDs based on 3D Xpoint memory
— 1:40 PM on August 18, 2015

IDF — During the opening keynote of the Intel Developer Forum today, Intel announced that it will be shipping SSDs based on its very promising...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Servers

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Windows 10 removes support for SecuROM and SafeDisc DRM
— 9:00 AM on August 18, 2015

Windows 10 doesn't support SecuROM and SafeDisc DRM software, used in a number of older games from the 2000s. Both DRM methods hook into the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

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Win10 likely won't be scanning for or disabling pirated games
— 1:24 PM on August 17, 2015

Software pirates the world over are up in arms (or perhaps rattling their sabers?) this morning about a Wired article that claims Microsoft has included some...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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