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Microsoft delays February Patch Tuesday
— 11:30 AM on February 16, 2017

Windows system administrators have grown to expect patches from Microsoft on the second Tuesday of each month. The software giant formalized the practice of releasing...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Do a Grouch a Favor Day Shortbread
— 10:00 AM on February 16, 2017

PC hardware and computing ECS Z170-Lightsaber motherboard review @ PC Perspective The BitFenix Whisper M 450W & 850W PSU review @ AnandTech Cooler Master MasterCase Pro...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Amazon Chimes in on video conferencing market
— 3:30 PM on February 14, 2017

Skype was originally released in 2003. Apple's FaceTime first appeared on iOS back in 2010. Video conferencing is definitely not anything new. Amazon is...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet Networking Personal tech

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Library Lovers Day Shortbread
— 10:00 AM on February 14, 2017

PC hardware and computing Review: HP's Elite Slice is a cool possible future for the desktop @ Ars Technica HP Envy 34 review: An ultrawide curved...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Qualcomm announces its first 802.11ax Wi-Fi products
— 2:30 PM on February 13, 2017

I suspect that most gerbils probably have the same love-hate relationship with Wi-Fi that I do. I love it when it works, and hate it...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Networking

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Monday Shortbread
— 12:48 AM on February 13, 2017

The Fierce Five   VideoCardz: AMD Ryzen 7 1800X, 1700X and Ryzen 5 1600X will require special coolers VideoCardz: Intel promises more than 15% better...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Bagel and Lox Day Shortbread
— 11:00 AM on February 9, 2017

PC hardware and computing ASRock Announces H110-STX MXM Mini-STX Motherboard with MXM GPU Support @ PC Perspective (shame about the cost of MXM cards) Zotac GeForce...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Opera Day Shortbread
— 10:14 PM on February 8, 2017

Eight is Enough Neowin on Project Neon: Microsoft provides a glimpse of new Windows 10 'Redstone wave' UX changes VR-Zone: AMD 8-core Ryzen...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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e-Day Shortbread
— 11:30 AM on February 7, 2017

PC hardware and computing Mini-STX Build: ECS H110S-2P and SilverStone VT01 review @ PC Perspective The MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard review @ AnandTech The...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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National Wear Red Day Shortbread
— 6:37 PM on February 3, 2017

The Pick 6 WCCFtech: Intel CEO remains confident they can tackle Ryzen with Kaby Lake—10nm Cannonlake shipping in Q4 2017 ZDNet: Here's why...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Groundhog Day Shortbread
— 2:00 PM on February 2, 2017

PC hardware and computing FSP Twins 500W redundant power supply review @ PC Perspective The ADATA Ultimate SU800 SSD review @ Anandtech Logitech G533 Wireless review...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Cortana on the wall, who's the fairest of them all?
— 11:30 AM on February 1, 2017

The "magic mirror," arguably the hottest Raspberry Pi project of 2015, is now coming to Windows users without a wood shop at their disposal...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays Windows

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Windows Cloud may be Microsoft's answer to Chromebooks
— 9:02 AM on January 31, 2017

Microsoft has been waging a war against Chromebooks on a number of fronts, including reducing the price of OEM Windows licenses on machines with...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Haswell IGPs get their last driver update for Windows 7 and 8.1
— 9:15 AM on January 30, 2017

All good things must come to an end. In turn, all outdated software meets its maker in the grand scheme of things. The terminus...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software Windows

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Wine project spills out a 2.0 release
— 2:17 PM on January 27, 2017

Advances in virtualization technology and web applications coupled with ever-rising memory and storage capacities have progressively turned the stage lights away from Wine, a software...

Type: News story Tags: Windows Mac Linux-Unix

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Windows 10 Game Mode will prioritize games for smoother play
— 4:49 PM on January 25, 2017

Remember that "Game Mode" feature that Twitter user WalkingCat found in Windows 10 build 14997? When we first heard about it, we were left...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Microsoft releases open-source DirectX Shader Compiler
— 9:02 AM on January 25, 2017

At GDC last year, Microsoft pulled back the curtain on the graphics technologies coming with Shader Model 6.0. As it turns out, the company...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software Windows

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Microsoft releases Pix DX12 tuning and debugging tool for Windows
— 10:00 AM on January 20, 2017

For three generations of Xbox consoles, game developers have used Microsoft's Pix tool for graphics performance tuning and debugging. Microsoft says that developers looking to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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