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Microsoft closes out its fiscal 2016 with strong cloud growth
— 3:45 PM on July 19, 2016

Microsoft released its financial results for its fiscal Q4 and its entire fiscal 2016 today. The company took in $20.6 billion in revenue and...

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Opera set to sell core units to Chinese business for $600 million
— 3:36 PM on July 18, 2016

Opera Software, best known for its desktop and mobile browser, may soon become Chinese instead of Norwegian. The company is inking a $600...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Software

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SoftBank snaps up ARM in £24 billion deal
— 7:11 AM on July 18, 2016

Japanese telecoms provider SoftBank has agreed to purchase chip design and IP firm ARM Holdings for £24 billion ($31.8 billion) in cash, or...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Friday night topic: are you trying to catch 'em all?
— 5:01 PM on July 15, 2016

Wow, it's been a while since we've done one of these. Unless you've had your head in the sand for the past couple weeks, you...

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Deals of the week: a hot Z170 mobo for $118.99 and more
— 2:46 PM on July 15, 2016

Despite our ongoing efforts to the contrary, time continues to pass. Because of that inevitability, we find ourselves in the thick of another Friday. There...

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Refreshed Moto E3 offers respectable specs on the cheap
— 8:35 AM on July 15, 2016

Motorola seems to be releasing phones to fit every use case of late. The company's latest revelation is palatable to all wallets. The company...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Razer brings its mechanical keyboard expertise to the iPad Pro
— 12:18 PM on July 14, 2016

The iPad Pro may not be the gaming PC of the future just yet, but Razer isn't waiting for the platform to churn out desktop...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Mobile computing

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Nintendo stokes the fires of nostalgia with its NES Classic Edition
— 8:34 AM on July 14, 2016

Following the epidemic success of Pokémon Go, Nintendo is delivering another concentrated shot of nostalgia with a reissue of its Nintendo Entertainment System console....

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Early deals of the week: a Nexus 5X for $269 and more
— 4:39 PM on July 12, 2016

Hello, good folks! We're interrupting your scheduled programming to let you know about some early deals of the week. No need to check your clocks,...

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Asus Chromebook C301SA offers Intel power for $299
— 11:00 AM on July 12, 2016

After our head-nerd-in-charge Jeff was delighted with the Chromebook Flip, we've been keeping an eye out for new machines running Google's lightweight OS. B&H...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Zenbook Flip UX360CA is an elegant, economical Win10 convertible
— 4:36 PM on July 11, 2016

Everybody wants those MacBook looks, but nobody wants to pay those MacBook prices. Asus knows this, and that's why the Zenbook Flip UX360CA looks...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Snapdragon 821 SoC gives upcoming flagship phones a boost
— 1:09 PM on July 11, 2016

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 SoC powers pretty much every recent high-end phone that's not branded with an Apple logo. Qualcomm wants to hang onto that...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Report: mobo market crunch puts the hurt on ECS and Biostar
— 4:55 PM on July 8, 2016

Update, July 12: Biostar reached out to us to let us know that the company is not leaving the consumer motherboard market. The original DigiTimes...

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Deals of the week: Mushkin's Eco3 480GB SSD for $100 and more
— 11:59 AM on July 8, 2016

Would you look at that? it's Friday again already. I guess that explains why we're spending our morning combing the web looking for the best...

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Math 2.0 Day Shortbread
— 11:09 AM on July 8, 2016

Eight is Enough WSJ: Avast Software to buy AVG Technologies for $1.3 billion Windows Central: Asus announces the ZenBook Flip UX360CA Windows 10...

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Samsung launches a fleet of fast, tiny UFS memory cards
— 7:48 AM on July 8, 2016

Samsung's recent advances in the storage front have been nothing short of impressive. Not that long ago, the company announced a single-BGA-package NVMe SSD....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Acer TravelMate X3 ultrabooks draw a bead on Zenbooks
— 4:03 PM on July 7, 2016

Acer is adding another premium laptop family to its portable computing lineup today with the announcement of the Travelmate X3 series. The new laptops...

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Nvidia updates Shield Portable with security and stability fixes
— 4:37 PM on July 6, 2016

Today is apparently Nvidia update day. On top of a new set of Game Ready drivers, the company issued a software update for...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous Gaming

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