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IDC: Windows Phone market share shrank to 2.7% last year
— 6:00 AM on February 26, 2015

Market research firm IDC has released its smartphone shipment data for 2014, and the numbers paint a pretty bleak picture for Windows Phone. Turns...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Motorola's new Moto E has quad cores, LTE, costs $150 unlocked
— 3:18 PM on February 25, 2015

While Samsung and Apple duke it out over the high-end segment of the smartphone market, Motorola has been making smartphones more accessible for the masses...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Crucial's BX100 and MX200 solid-state drives reviewed
— 10:33 AM on February 25, 2015

Crucial makes some of the most popular SSDs around, so we were eager to get our hands on its latest creations. The MX200 features...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Oscar Night Shortbread
— 2:41 PM on February 22, 2015

Eight is Enough PCWorld: Nvidia hit with false advertising suit over GTX 970 performance VR-Zone: Nvidia to re-enable overclocking on GTX 900M GPUs...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Samsung investigating 840 EVO slowdowns, prepping another fix
— 10:58 AM on February 21, 2015

Last month, we reported that some Samsung 840 EVO SSDs are still experiencing slow read speeds with old data. The issue was supposedly fixed...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Say hello to TR's new storage test rigs
— 11:45 AM on February 20, 2015

For years, we've been testing storage performance on a pair of P67 motherboards equipped with Sandy Bridge processors. The machines have served us well, but...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: A Bay Trail netbook for only $150
— 9:05 AM on February 20, 2015

Another week, another lame introductory sentence for our bulleted list of sweet PC hardware deals. Forget Chromebooks. Staples is selling Asus' 11.6" X205TA netbook for

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Thursday Shortbread
— 12:30 PM on February 19, 2015

Eight is Enough mnot's blog: HTTP/2 is done Reuters: Sony sees 25-fold profit jump by 2018; could exit TVs, phones Ars Technica: The...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Microsoft will let you trade in your old Surface for a new one
— 10:45 AM on February 19, 2015

A new Microsoft promotion aims to get folks with old Surface tablets to upgrade. Available until March 8 (and exclusively in the U.S.), the

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Ash Wednesday Shortbread
— 11:03 AM on February 18, 2015

Eight is Enough Softpedia: Analyst expects Microsoft to launch Windows 10 in October Fudzilla: AMD confirms new Kaveri and Braswell 14nm Atom...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Samsung's new eMMC drives promise faster mobile storage
— 6:00 AM on February 18, 2015

Samsung's has developed a new line of eMMC solutions that promises to accelerate the storage performance of next-gen mobile devices. The fingernail-sized memory cards...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Chromecast support is coming to VLC media player
— 2:59 PM on February 17, 2015

Beaming videos from VLC media player to your TV may soon be easier than ever. As PocketLint reports, the latest VLC changelog suggests...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Infected hard drive firmware could be spying on you
— 11:02 AM on February 17, 2015

The latest threat report from Kaspersky suggests hard drives may have been spying on us for more than a decade. Infiltrating storage devices is just...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Type-C USB 3.1 comes to ASRock X99, Z97 boards
— 6:00 AM on February 17, 2015

ASRock is the latest motherboard maker to adopt USB 3.1—and it claims to be the "first in the world" to offer reversible Type-C connectivity. The...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Software

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Deal of the week: the 850 EVO 1TB for $400, half off Far Cry 4, and more
— 10:43 AM on February 13, 2015

Last week's deals post was entirely devoid of SSDs—but this week's isn't. Samsung's 850 EVO 1TB is on sale at Newegg for only $399.99 without...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Memory Gaming

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Friday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on February 13, 2015

Eight is Enough Exclusive at Reuters: Obama set to announce executive order on cybersecurity threat data GameInformer: Ubisoft announces 50% year- over-year sales increase...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday Shortbread
— 11:22 AM on February 12, 2015

Eight is Enough Fudzilla: Broadwell-E coming in Q1 2016 Fudzilla: Intel confirms Skylake for the middle of the year CPU World: Partial

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 10:27 AM on February 11, 2015

The Pick 6 Neowin: Microsoft's patch KB3001652 is causing PCs to lock up Thurrott on Windows 10 Technical Preview 2 Intel debating...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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