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So long, RC4, and thanks for all the fish
— 5:02 PM on September 4, 2015

It's official. Support for RC4, a stream cipher used by browsers for securing connections (among other things), will be dropped sometime in early 2016...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Networking

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Chrome 45 eats less, runs faster, saves energy
— 7:19 AM on September 4, 2015

Chrome version 45 is out the door, and you could say it's found a new focus in life. It's ditching its old ways of...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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ZenWatch 2 runs Android Wear Asus-style
— 6:08 PM on September 2, 2015

Asus has crafted the follow-up to its ZenWatch, the ZenWatch 2, and it comes in two face sizes: 1.63" and 1.45". The company not-so-subtly...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Phone screens make the leap to 4K with Sony's Xperia Z5 Premium
— 12:57 PM on September 2, 2015

At IFA, Sony showed off its Xperia Z5 family in small, medium and large sizes. The biggest of the bunch is the Xperia Z5 Premium,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Moto X Pure Edition pre-orders begin September 2
— 4:25 PM on September 1, 2015

When Motorola announced the Moto X Style, it promised flagship-class performance and a world-beating camera at a price way below those of its flagship-class...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch lineup Tizen to Galaxy phones
— 5:27 PM on August 31, 2015

Samsung tends to do its own thing, and its approach to the smartwatch market is no different. The phone giant has long eschewed the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Catalyst 15.8 beta drivers add Oculus SDK support
— 3:19 PM on August 31, 2015

Hot on the heels of Nvidia's GeForce 355.82 release, AMD has taken the wraps off its Catalyst 15.8 beta drivers. The company has added...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Google bridges the divide between Android Wear and iOS devices
— 12:16 PM on August 31, 2015

In the Great Smartwatch Wars of 2015, an impassable line was drawn in the sand. Android phone owners could only use Android Wear devices. iPhone...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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GeForce 355.82 drivers are ready for The Phantom Pain
— 10:02 AM on August 31, 2015

Nvidia has released a minor update to its GeForce graphics drivers, and today's winning version number is 355.82. The updated driver brings support for Metal...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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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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CliffyB returns to the FPS scene with LawBreakers
— 2:46 PM on August 28, 2015

Cliff Bleszinski is back with a new multiplayer FPS called LawBreakers. Set on a futuristic Earth whose gravity has been irreversably corrupted by the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Red Awakening mixes action, stealth, parkour, and the '80s
— 11:58 AM on August 27, 2015

Mix a bowl of first-person shooting and stealth mechanics. Add a spoon of parkour, and season with 80's slasher film influences and neon visuals. The...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate for PC is delayed for extra polish
— 5:17 PM on August 26, 2015

Ubisoft is delaying the PC version of Assassin's Creed Syndicate. In a blog post, the studio says the game will be released on...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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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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Lead your Vikings into the Valhalla Hills
— 8:31 AM on August 26, 2015

Did you like the The Settlers series? Enjoyed Cultures, or perhaps Banished? Please, sit down and have a drink, I have something...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Create and destroy galaxies in Universe Sandbox 2
— 8:24 AM on August 26, 2015

Giant Army's follow-up to the 2011 space simulator Universe Sandbox has entered Steam Early Access. Universe Sandbox 2 promises to allow players to "create and destroy...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Rumor: Moto X Play coming to Verizon as Droid Maxx 2
— 5:35 PM on August 25, 2015

The Moto X Play is an intriguing phone thanks to its supposedly excellent camera, big battery, and low(er) price. The big question mark until...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Android Certifi-gate vulnerability exploited, no patches in sight
— 5:18 PM on August 25, 2015

Check Point, the company that disclosed the Certifi-gate vulnerability a few weeks ago, has published a blog post with further analysis of the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software

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