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Compact Acer Predator G1 desktop gets a Pascal supercharge
— 9:45 AM on July 20, 2016

Acer's Predator G1 desktop, which we first covered back when it was announced during the next@Acer presentation, is a curious PC. It's a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Seagate BarraCuda Pro hard drives bring 10TB to the masses
— 10:01 AM on July 19, 2016

SSDs are all the rage in storage nowadays, but hard drives are still the winners for storing large amounts of data cost-effectively. Seagate is taking...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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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...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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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....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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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,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Seagate restructuring plan will shed 6,500 jobs
— 3:40 PM on July 12, 2016

Seagate reported some preliminary financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter today. The company took in $2.65 billion in revenue on 37 million hard...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung's 850 EVO SSD family now boasts a 4TB monster
— 9:00 AM on July 11, 2016

Samsung is making another big splash in the storage market this morning. The company is doubling the top-end capacity of its popular 850 EVO...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Miscellaneous

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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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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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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June 2016 Steam Hardware Survey: now with more VR
— 2:06 PM on July 5, 2016

Valve has its latest Steam Hardware Survey numbers up, and for the most part, they show that past trends are continuing. Windows 10 adoption...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Deals of the week: an Asus ROG motherboard for $160 and more
— 12:03 PM on July 1, 2016

Happy first of July, gerbils. It's Friday once more, and that means it's time to take a break from buying fireworks and take a look...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Calyos workstation passively cools Haswell-E and a Titan X
— 8:54 AM on July 1, 2016

Belgian cooling vendor Calyos is showing off a completely fanless workstation, and it looks fantastic. The workstation uses a proprietary cooling system, but  it's...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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