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Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade offer ends tomorrow
— 11:06 AM on July 28, 2016

When Windows 10 launched on July 29 of last year, Microsoft made the surprising move of offering the operating system as a free upgrade to...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Apple sells its billionth iPhone
— 5:36 PM on July 27, 2016

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced to his employees today that the company had recently sold its billionth iPhone. Tim had some unsurprisingly flowery things...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Xiaomi breaks into ultrabooks with Mi Notebook series
— 10:40 AM on July 27, 2016

Xiaomi had another announcement today besides the Redmi Pro handsets: it's getting into the notebook game. The Chinese phone vendor's first portable PCs—two models,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Redmi Pro phone offers a metal body and dual cameras on a budget
— 9:22 AM on July 27, 2016

Chinese up-and-comer Xiaomi introduced an impressive new budget smartphone today. The Redmi Pro boasts dual cameras, a brushed-aluminum body, and a 5.5" OLED display...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Corning's Gorilla Glass 5 is its strongest yet
— 4:02 PM on July 20, 2016

When I look around me, all I see are cracked phone screens. No matter how many gorillas crafted those phone's screens, it always seems the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Microsoft offers last-minute promos for Windows 10 holdouts
— 9:07 AM on July 19, 2016

The long-standing free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ends next week. To encourage the remaining holdouts to jump ship to the new operating system,...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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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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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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Nvidia VR Funhouse launches alongside new GeForce drivers
— 9:50 AM on July 14, 2016

Nvidia's latest Game Ready drivers are out this morning, and version 368.81 is all about VR. This update is optimized for Raw Data,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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AMD and Firaxis join forces to bring DX12 goodies to Civilization VI
— 10:18 AM on July 13, 2016

The Civilization family of games is without a doubt one of the most popular and long-running franchises out there for the PC. Developer Firaxis has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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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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Doom's long-awaited Vulkan support is rolling out today
— 10:55 AM on July 11, 2016

Doom's Vulkan implementation made waves at the GeForce GTX 1080 launch. Developer id Software showed the Vulkan version of the game running with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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