The breadbox

The breadbox is where we keep the Shortbread—constantly updated links to stories and articles of interest around the web. Shortbread is brought to you by TR's miraculously diligent Ronald Hanaki.

Posted June 25, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. WCCFtech: AMD RX 480 hits U.S. stores,
    supply 25x larger than GTX 1080 at launch
  2. VIdeoCardz: PowerColor teases new Devil graphics card, RX 480?
  3. VR-Zone: Dell UP3017 "UltraSharp Premium'
    2560x1600 monitor set to launch soon
  4. techPowerUp!: MSI readies the B150M Mortar
    Arctic and B150M Bazooka Plus motherboards
    and Corsair lights up DDR4 with new
    Vengeance LED performance memory
  5. VR-Zone: Snapdragon 823-powered LeEco
    smartphone gets caught on AnTuTu
  6. on Windows 10 device
    stats: a look at phone, PC and Surface
  7. GameInformer: UK 'Brexit' vote likely
    to severely impact gaming industry
  8. Counter-Strike player files suit against Valve
    over 'illegal gambling' surrounding CSGO

Color TV Day

  1. Ars Technica: Surface 3 stocks dwindling
    as Microsoft plans system's demise
  2. InfoWorld: Microsoft releases KB 3161647, KB
    3161608 to fix slow Windows 7 update scans
  3. Mac Rumors: Netflix offline viewing now
    expected to launch 'by the end of the year'
  4. Phoronix: 7-way Linux distribution comparison for summer 2016

  1. HotHardware's Alienware 13 OLED laptop review
  2. Phoronix on Intel Skylake graphics: Windows 10
    vs. Ubuntu 16.04 + latest open-source driver code
  3. LanOC Reviews on MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G
  4. TweakTown reviews Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum RGB mouse
  5. KitGuru's Cherry MX-Board 3.0 keyboard review
  6. APH Networks on SteelSeries Apex M500 keyboard
  7. Technology X reviews Phanteks Enthoo Evolv tempered glass class

15 comments — Last by Srsly_Bro at 6:00 AM on 06/25/16

Posted June 24, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. WCCFtech: AMD RX 480 gaming benchmarks leaked
  2. VideoCardz: New AMD RX 480 CrossFire benchmarks hit the web
  3. VIdeoCardz's exclusive: 3DMark Time
    Spy supports Asynchronous Computing
  4. TechCrunch: Apple is discontinuing its Thunderbolt Display
  5. Android Police's exclusive: Specs for "Sailfish" - the
    smaller of two upcoming HTC-built Nexus devices
  6. Übergizmo: OnePlus 3 RAM fix will come in a later update
  7. Attack of the Fanboy: Fallout 4 update 1.5.4 available now on PC
  8. PC Gamer: The legacy of Quake, 20 years later

Swim-a-Lap Day

  1. Ars Technica's macos SIerra developer preview
  2. PCPer podcast #405

  1. OCaholic tests CPU performance
    content creation with Core i7-6850K
  2. NikKTech on 500GB Samsung Portable SSD T3
  3. The SSD Review on 480GB Mushkin Triactor SSD
  4. Tech ARP's Radeon RX 480 hands-on preview
  5. HotHardware's NEC MultiSync EA305WMi monitor review
  6. TweakTown's Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB keyboard
  7. Modders-Inc's XSOUL XM8 Predator mouse review

16 comments — Last by blastdoor at 5:55 AM on 06/25/16

Posted June 22, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. WCCFtech: AMD RX 480 already available for preorder
  2. VideoCardz: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080M to feature 2048 CUDA cores?
  3. techPowerUp!: AMD "Zen" processor integrated
    chipset has USB 3.1 issues, could escalate costs
  4. Guru3D: First Kaby Lake processors ready in December
  5. techPowerUp!: AData launches the Premier SP550M.2 2280 SSD
    and Sharkoon announces the SharkZone GK15 gaming kit
  6. AnandTech: Asus at Computex 2016
  7. Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14371 for PC
  8. MSPoweruser: Ubisoft giving away classic
    Prince of Persia: Sands of Time to PC gamers

National Onion Rings Day

  1. Reuters: Senate votes down proposal to expand FBI surveillance powers
  2. Android Police: Google support site now
    lists end-of-life dates for Nexus devices
  3. Linux 4.7-rc4
  4. TechSpot: Make Chrome run faster and keep RAM usage under control
  5. Newegg's deals

  1. Hardware Asylum on Gigabyte 990FX Gaming motherboard
  2. TweakTown on Linksys Max-Stream WUSB6100M
    AC600 micro USB wireless adapter
  3. LanOC Reviews on Nvidia GTX 1080 Founders Edition
  4. KitGuru on Asus ROG Strix GTX 1070 Aura RGB OC
  5. Technnology X on Corsair Void hybrid headset
  6. PCPer's 750W be quiet! Dark Power Pro 11 PSU review
  7. NikKTech's 750W Corsair RM750X PSU review
  8. Tech ARP on Gigabyte's case mod showcase

35 comments — Last by tipoo at 9:58 AM on 06/24/16

Posted May 27, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. Reuters: HP Inc profit beats Street
    amid weak market for PCs, printers
  2. DigiTimes: Lenovo suffers net loss of $128 million for fiscal 2015
  3. The Escapist: Nvidia's GTX 1080 goes
    on sale, promptly sells out everywhere
  4. WCCFtech: Full 'Nvidia Pascal' PCI
    device ID list published by AIDA64
  5. VideoCardz shares rumor: AMD Radeon logo to receive a face lift
  6. Neowin: Microsoft releases Windows 10 for PCs
    build 14352 to the Fast Ring - here's what's new
  7. LinuxPlanet: Linux 4.7 set to boost live
    patching, security and power management
  8. Neowin: Microsoft develops full version of its
    Remote Desktop Universal app for Windows 10


  1. Ars Technica: Gigabit Internet with no
    data caps may be coming ot rural America
  2. Facebook: Bringing people better ads
  3. Neowin on Windows Phones: Microsoft to aim its
    devices at just 18 'core markets', focus on businesses
  4. Newegg's Memorial weekend sale

  1. Overwatch benchmarked at TechSpot
  2.'s Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga review
  3. Ocaholic on Toshiba OCZ's 512GB RD400 M.2 NVMe SSD
  4. APH Networks on Asustor AS3202T NAS
  5. Guru3D on MSI AfterBurner 4.3.0 Beta 3 and GeForce GTX
    1080 overclocking guide with AfterBurner 4.3.0 Beta 3
  6. techPowerUp's Zalman Z9 Neo case review
  7. Technology X reviews Noctua NH-U14S CPU cooler

27 comments — Last by Pwnstar at 4:47 PM on 05/30/16

Posted May 17, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. DigiTimes: Intel, Microsoft to limit OS support
    on new processors; to increase IPC players costs
  2. AnandTech: AMD changes SSD strategy: high-end M.2 /
    NVMe SSDs incoming, low-cost R3 drives are here
  3. VideoCardz: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 full presentation
  4. VideoCardz: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
    final specifications and launch presentation
  5. CPCR: AMD's marketing strategy for its
    Polaris GPUs is brilliant and here's why
  6. Linux 4.6 is out
  7. MSPoweruser: Microsoft working on a new tool
    to make clean installing Windows 10 a lot easier
  8. AMD Radeon Software Crimson
    Edition release notes


  1. The Intercept is broadening access to the Snowden archive. Here's why
  2. Razer opening first U.S. retail store
  3. AnandTech: G.Skill unveils new
    Trident Z DDR4: five new colors
  4. VG24/7: Sony's PS4 Neo to be released
    before the end of September - report
  5. Infinity Blade III on discount

  1. The Rojak Pot's Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon first look
  2. VR-Zone's Asus Z170 Deluxe review
  3. Hardware Asylum's EVGA X99 FTW K motherboard review
  4. HotHardware's Maingear Rush SuperStock X99 review
  5. Funky Kit's 480GB Patriot Blast SSD review
  6. TweakTown on Trendnet TEW-827DRU AC2600
    StreamBoost MU-MIMO wireless router
  7. techPowerUp! reviews 550W FSP Hydro X series PSU

42 comments — Last by blastdoor at 5:36 PM on 05/18/16

Posted May 14, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. VideoCardz: AMD to give an "Inside look at Polaris' on May 18th
  2. DigiTimes: Asustek expects 2Q16 revenues to drop 9-14% sequentially
  3. Microsoft: New Windows 10 devices and PCs to require
    TPM 2.0 support from this summer - Neowin
  4. The Register: Kill Flash now? Chrome may be about to do just that
  5. Windows Central: Xbox One's backwards
    now supports multi-disc games
  6. DSOG: Doom features easter eggs for Skyrim, Fallout,
    Commander Keen, Terminator 2 & Classic Doom
  7. Ars Technica shares Doom single-player impressions
  8. AnandTech: Philips begins to sell 43"
    4K IPS BDM4350UC display for $799


  1. Reuters' exclusive: Warren Buffett, Quicken
    Loans founder in Yahoo! bid - sources
  2. KitGuru's Battleborn PC game analysis
  3. Technology X supercharges their test bench thanks to Tt & Kingston
  4. HT4U on low-budget-CPUs: AMD Athlon X4
    880K and A10-7860K (in German)
  5. TweakTown reviews 16GB G.Skill TridentZ DDR4-3600 dual-channel kit
  6. HotHardware's Nvidia Quadro M2000 review
  7. APH Networks on V-Moda Zn earphones
  8. NikKTech and techPowerUp! review Corsair K70 RGB keyboard
  9. LanOC Reviews on Gamdias Hermes RGB keyboard
  10. ThinkComputers on Phanteks Eclipse P400S case

51 comments — Last by jts888 at 11:55 PM on 05/16/16

Posted May 13, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. GameSpot: Consoles will eventually be
    replaced by streaming, Ubisoft CEO says
  2. VideoCardz: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 GPU-Z specifications leaked
  3. VideoCardz: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
    3DMark overclocking performance
  4. The Verge: New Nvidia Shield Tablet may be on the way
  5. Nvidia GeForce 365.19 WHQL drivers
  6. Phoronix: Intel is preparing a major restructuring of their graphics driver
  7. Adobe security bulletin APSB16-15 — Flash available
  8. XCOM 2 - Alien Hunters DLC pack launch trailer

Friday the 13th

  1. Reuters: Apple invests $1 billion in
    Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing
  2. TechCrunch: Opera adds power-saving mode to its browser
  3. Office Blogs: New editor coming to Outlook 2016 for Mac
  4. Android Community: Fresh OnePlus 3 leaked
    images of prototype confirms earlier leak
  5. SamMobile: Samsung will launch
    five Galaxy flagship smartphones in 2017
  6. WinBeta: Windows Phone users heading to Android, says Kantar
  7. Newegg's deals

  1. Neoseeker reviews AMD FX 8350
    Black Edition CPU and Wraith cooler
  2. Tech ARP's desktop graphics card comparison guide rev. 33.8
  3. Ocaholic on Cooler Master Masterkeys Pro L
  4. Benchmark Reviews on Gamdias Hermes keyboard
  5. TweakTown reviews Tenda AV2 1000
    P1002P Powerline adapter starter kit

40 comments — Last by BurntMyBacon at 8:49 AM on 05/16/16

Posted May 12, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. AnandTech: HDD shipments down 20% in Q1 2016, hit multi-year low
  2. PCGamesN: Nvidia only natively supporting 2-way SLI with GTX 1000 series
  3. VideoCardz: Zotac teases GeForce GTX
    1080 PGF Edition and new Firestorm utility
  4. VR-Zone: First AMD "Polaris" Radeon graphics cards expected by month-end
  5. KGI: Apple's full iPhone 7 Plus 5.5-inch lineup
    to adopt dual-camera, 3GB of RAM - 9to5Mac
  6. Ars Technica: Google's "Gboard" for iOS
    combines a keyboard with Google Search
  7. Linux 4.5.4
  8. LibreOffice 5.1.3


  1. Reuters: Apple falls below $90 as iPhone worries fester

  1. TechSpot on Samsung Galaxy TabPro S
  2. KitGuru's Asus Strix X99 Gaming motherboard preview
  3. Modders-Inc reviews 240GB AData SP550 SSD
  4. Legion Hardware on QNAP TBS-453A NAS
  5. Phoronix: With Pascal ahead, a 16-way recap
    from Nvidia's 9800 GTX to Maxwell
  6. KitGuru's Oculus Rift VR headset review
  7. NikKTech on LUXA2 Lavi S over-ear
    wireless headphone with external speaker
  8. TweakTown on JBL Under Armour Bluetooth wireless headphones
  9. Modders-Inc: Doom 2016 case mod by Dewayne Carel
  10. Ocaholic on Case Labs Mercury S8S case

30 comments — Last by ET3D at 1:56 AM on 05/16/16

Posted April 21, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. Reuters: Google's parent Alphabet misses Wall Street view
  2. WCCFtech: Intel Broadwell-E Core i7-6950X, Core i7-6900K,
    Core i7-6850K and Core i7-6800K listed for pre-order - more
    AIBs add BIOS support
  3. WCCFtech: AMD's Radeon Pro Duo pictured
    in all its glory - $1500 US behemoth
  4. VideoCardz: AMD's official GPU roadmap for 2016-2018
    and Nvidia releases Pascal architecture whitepaper
  5. ZUK Z2 Pro is official: Snapdragon 820
    and 6GB of RAM for $420 - GSMArena
  6. Canonical unveils 6th LTS release of Ubuntu with 16.04
  7. WCCFtech: Microsoft fixes bugs in Windows 10
    PC build, "but won't be out today"
  8. VG24/7: Black Ops 3 1.09 update out today on Xbox One, all the details


    Neowin: Acer unveils the Liquid Extend, a laptop-style
    Continuum extender for Windows 10 Mobile
  1. Neowin: Microsoft looks to the future of
    gaming as it ends production of Xbox 360
  2. Unreal Engine 4.11 gets Nvidia's VRWorks multi-res shading

  1. HotHardware previews Maingear RUSH SuperStock X99
  2. The SSD Review on 256GB Patriot Magnum2 USB 3.1 flash drive
  3. ThinkComputers on AZIO MGK 1 RGB mechnical keyboard

14 comments — Last by James296 at 12:17 PM on 04/25/16

Posted April 4, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. Intel Core i7-6950X Extreme Edition listed in support docs
  2. PCMag: MIT's wirelesss localizer could mean password-free Wi-Fi
  3. Softpedia: AMD earnings report suggests new home consoles coming this year
  4. Liliputing: Meet the Asus Zenbook Flip UX360CA
  5. techPowerUp!: MSI Socket LGA2011v3 motherboards ready for
    "Broadwell-E" and ASRock unveils the Z170M OC Formula motherboard
  6. WCCFtech: Nvidia GTX 1090 Ti & AMD R9 495X benchmarked & reviewed
  7. WCCFtech: Nvidia GeForce Pascal graphics cards launching around Computex
  8. Fudzilla: Nvidia GeForce 364.72 drivers come with plenty of issues

404 Day

  1. Reuters: U.S. unveiling new comparison Internet service labels
  2. ZDNet: Head of Oracle Linux moves to Microsoft
  3. Steam hardware & software survey: March 2016
  4. techPowerUp!: G.Skill announces Ripjaws DDR4-3000MHz SO-DIMMs
  5. Editorial at VideoCardz: Nvidia Pascal prototype GPUs analysis
  6. Engadget: Acer Chromebase is an all-in-one video conference system
  7. PCPer: Acer Predator Z850 gaming projector, a real mobile monitor
  8. Concept: Split screen on Windows 10 Mobile - Reddit
  9. phoneArena: 5-inch Motorola (Lenovo) Moto X3 coming soon?
  10. Linux 4.6-rc2
  11. Windows 10 Anniversary update: These are the new features - WinBeta
  12. WCCFtech: Tim Sweeney isn't convinced about
    Microsoft's openness, thinks they might change the rules

  1. TechSpot: Building a 32-thread Xeon monster PC for less than a Haswell-E Core i7
  2. Ocaholic updates Z170 motherboard charts - MSI Z170I Gaming Pro AC
  3. KitGuru's Speedlink Parthica Core keyboard review
  4. APH Networks on AZIO MGK 1 RGB mechanical keyboard
  5. PCPer on Thermaltake Core X9 E-ATX Cube
  6. Guru3D's X2 Spitzer 20 PC chassis review
  7. CowcotLand's EVGA GTX 970 SSC/ACX 2.0 review (in French)

27 comments — Last by ET3D at 5:45 AM on 04/07/16

Posted April 1, 2016

7 Up

  1. Guru3D: Giada launches the Super-Compact i80 and
    Dell announces VR-ready Precision workstations
  2. VR-Zone: Asus ZenBook Flip UX360CA
    convertible to launch soon
  3. Guru3D: MSI announces X99A
    GodLike Gaming Carbon motherboard
  4. techPowerUp!: Team Group announces
    the Delta line of DDR4 memory modules
  5. techPowerUp!: QNAP launches 4-bay
    TBS-453A M.2 SSD NASbook
  6. Guru3D: AOC launches C2783FQ 27" curved LCD monitor
  7. MSPoweruser: Microsoft considering a much improved
    "All Apps List" in Windows 10 Start Menu (tablet mode)


  1. The Verge: The FBI will help unlock an
    iPhone and iPod in an Arkansas murder case
  2. Reuters: Acer debuts Chromebook 14
  3. Reuters: Microsoft looking to support ad blockers in Edge web browser
  4. AnandTech: Windows adds support for Bash scripting
  5. ZDNet: Ubuntu (not Linux) on Windows: how it works
  6. Softpedia: PlayStation 4K will have double
    the GPU power of current console - rumor
  7. PCPer podcast #393
  8. Newegg's deals

  1. Guru3D's rig of the month - March 2016
  2. Hardware Asylum's EVGA Z170 Classified K motherboard review
  3. OCinside's Oculus Rift VR unboxing video
  4. Hardware.Info tests 6 mechanical keyboards
  5. Case Mod Friday at ThinkComputers: MSI scratch build
  6. NikKTech's Cooltek Jonsbo RM1 ATX mini tower review

26 comments — Last by GrimDanfango at 10:22 PM on 04/03/16

Posted March 28, 2016

EIght is Enough

  1. Reuters: Taiwan's TSMC signs deal to
    build $3 billion wafer plant in China
  2. CPU World: Intel quietly launched Core i7-6660U processor
  3. NotebookCheck: Acer refreshes Predator 15
    and Predator 17 gaming notebooks
  4. techPowerUp!: 8Pack Asteroid SFF gaming desktop now available
  5. KGI: Apple to revamp iPhone lineup in 2017 w/
    iPhone 4-like design, AMOLED screen, 5.8-inch model
  6. VideoCardz: AMD's Greenland / Vega 10
    GPU to feature 4096 Stream processors
  7. WCCFtech: PlayStation VR may be
    brought to PC in the future, Sony reveals
  8. GameSpot: Watch Dogs 2 PC uses
    DirectX 12, optimized for AMD GPUs

National Hot Tub Day

  1. Softpedia: The first Ubuntu tablet, BQ
    Aquaris M10, is available for pre-order now
  2. FanlessTech on Akasa Skylake NUC cases
  3. ETNews: Production cost of smartphone
    AMOLED is lower than production cost of LCD
  4. KitGuru's HTC Vive Pre unboxing
  5. HotHardware and AMD spring fling gaming system giveaway

  1. The Ars review: Oculus Rift expands PC gaming past the monitor's edge
  2. KitGuru's 24" BenQ BL2420U 4K IPS CAD/CAM display review
  3. More than throughput: next generation Wi-Fi
    testing with Ixia's WaveDevice - AnandTech
  4. TweakTown's Razer Leviathan mini Bluetooth speaker review
  5. ThinkComputers on CM Storm QuickFire XT keyboard
  6. APH Networks on Ozone Argon mouse
  7. OCC's Vertagear S-Line SL5000 gaming chair review
  8. PCPer's Reeven Four-Eyes touch fan controller review

22 comments — Last by smilingcrow at 5:02 PM on 03/29/16

Posted March 24, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. ZDNet: Apple zero-day vulnerability fully compromises your devices
  2. Ars Technica: Unreleased "12-inch MacBook (early 2016)" shows up in OS X Server update
  3. TechFrag: Intel Xeon Broadwell-EP launching on March 31, offers 20$ more cores than Haswell-EP
  4. CPU World: Intel quietly launched Core i7-6660U processor
  5. WCCFtech: AMD's AM4 platform details leaked: µOPGA-based socket with 1331 pins, 140W max TDP
  6. techPowerUp!: Gigabyte launches the X170-Extreme ECC motherboard
  7. AnandTech: Samsung readies new cost-effective SSDs featuring Maia controller
  8. VR-Zone: Philips BDM4350UC is a new 43-inch 4K IPS monitor with a flicker-free backlight

National Cocktail Day

  1. DigiTimes: AMD, Nvidia gearing up for virtual reality business opportunity
  2. HotHardware: Micron announces sampling of GDDR5X memory for faster next generation graphics cards
  3. Neowin: Synology releases upgrade to DSM 6.0, providing new features like virtualization and security
  4. techPowerUp!: SilentiumPC announces the Regnum RG1 Pure Black chassis
  5. Windows 10 PCs receive update KB3140741
  6. Softpedia: Intel rolls out new SSD Toolbox - download versions 3.3.4
  7. Phoronix: Dell & Alienware laptop improvements coming for Linux 4.6
  8. GNOME 3.20 released
  9. Reddit: Nvidia's HairWorks source code is now available on GitHub
  10. Gaming On Linux: Tomb Raider, the excellent 2013 game is officially coming to Linux from Feral Interactive
  11. Dark Souls III 4K max settings footage + benchmark (GTX 980)
  12. System updates: buy Xbox 360 games on Xbox One, 16-person party chat and more
  13. GSMArena: Latest HTC 10 teaser is all about audio capabilities
  14. Newegg's deals


  1. Guru3D's 480GB Zotac Sonix PCIe SSD review
  2. ThinkComputers reviews 480GB OCZ Trion 150 SSD
  3. NikKTech reviews 256GB Mushkin Impact USB 3.0 flash drive
  4. OCinside reviews Asus Strix GTX 980 Ti OC 6GB DirectCU III (in German)
  5. TweakTown reviews Logitech G633 Artemis Spectrum RGB headset
  6. techPowerUp! reviews 650W Cooler Master V series PSU
  7. KitGuru's Deepcool Genome chassis review

29 comments — Last by NovusBogus at 10:46 PM on 03/24/16

Posted March 23, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. Reuters: Israeli firm helping FBI to open encrypted iPhone: report
  2. DigiTimes: Acer to undertake major restructuring;
    form holding company, say sources
  3. DigiTimes: Gaming DIY market to see stable growth in 2016
  4. Steam Hardware & Software Survey: February 2016
  5. Neowin: Microsoft exploring buy back
    program for digital games via new survey
  6. Ars Technica: Android rooting bug opens Nexus
    phones to "permanent device compromise"
  7. Chromium Blog: Retiring the Chrome app launcher
  8. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's biggest level's size and
    tech revealed; temporal AA, improved TressX and more

National Puppy Day

  1. VR-Zone: Asus kicks off India's first overclocking tour in four cities
  2. DigiTimes: Notebook vendors to push ultra-thin
    notebooks to compete against new MacBook
  3. GSMArena: First Huawei P9 official pics
  4. KDE Plasma 5.6 Release
  5. Wine Reviews: Wine Staging 1.9.6 has been released with Vulkan support
  6. Steam running on Remix Android (video)
  7. Newegg's deals

  1. CowcotLand's Zotac NEN SN970 review (in French)
  2. Tech ARP's mobile CPU comparison guide rev. 12.6
  3. Hardware Canucks review ASRock Z170 Extreme4+
  4. AnandTech's AData Premier SP550 SSD review
  5. TweakTown's 480GB Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe AIC SSD review
  6. TechSpost on VR's cost of admission: platform
    requirements and bundles detailed
  7. TweakTown's Braven Balance portable Bluetooth speaker review
  8. PCPer's Cryorig C7 ultra compact CPU cooler review

15 comments — Last by CScottG at 5:07 PM on 03/23/16

Posted March 18, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. techPowerUp!: Samsung expands the award-winning
    Notebook 9 and Galaxy TabPro S lines
  2. AnandTech on why an overclockable Core i3 might not exist:
    the Supermicro C7H170-M and Intel Core i3-6100TE review
  3. Ars Technica: Once thought safe, DDR4 memory
    shown to be vulnerable to "Rowhammer"
  4. VideoCardz: Nvidia GeForce X80(Ti) and GeForce
    X80 Titan specs hit the web, or do they?
  5. VideoCardz: AMD Polaris 10 engineering sample 'pictured'
  6. GSMArena: First official Huawei P9
    teaser confirms dual camera setup
  7. Nmap 7.10 released
  8. PC Gamer: Mirror's Edge Catalyst story details
    reveal competing factions and city districts

Awkward Moments Day

  1. Ars Technica's history of the Amiga, part 9: the Video Toaster
  2. Neowin's hands-on with Windows 10 Insider Preview
    build 14291 for PCs, including Edge extensions
  3. Softpedia: GNOME 3.20 desktop environment
    reaches RC state, final release arrives March 23
  4. LinuxInsider: Remix OS fills Android desktop void
  5. Alan Wake load time comparison: Xbox One vs. Xbox 360
  6. PCPer podcast #391
  7. Newegg's deals

  1. PCPer's V-NAND showdown - Samsung 850
    EVO V1 and V2 compared - 32 vs. 48 layer flash
  2. KitGuru reviews Linksys WRT1900ACS 802.11ac wireless router
  3. HotHardware on quieting a noisy graphics
    card with an aftermarket cooler
  4. TweakTown on Audio-Technica ATH-AG1X gaming headset
  5. Modders-Inc reviews Gigabyte XM300 mouse
  6. ThinkComputers features Tropical Voodoo case mod
  7. APH Networks on Cooler Master MasterCase 5 case

28 comments — Last by albundy at 8:23 PM on 03/21/16

Posted March 16, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. GameSpot: Nvidia's new driver causing more problems
  2. DigiTimes Research: Worldwide notebook
    shipments up slightly on month in February
  3. WCCFtech: Intel 14nm Kaby Lake processors shipping in Q3
    2016 - 10nm Cannonlake chips will be available in Q3 2017
  4. VideoCardz: AMD talks Radeon Pro Duo and Polaris architecture
  5. PlayStation VR: Launching October for $399 - PS Blog
  6. VR-Zone: HTC 10 to come with 'world first, world class' cameras
  7. Neowin: Stardock announces the release of WindowBlinds 10
  8. Engadget: 'Gears of War 4' multiplayer beta starts April 18th

Freedom of Information Day

  1. Apple: U.S. founders would be 'appalled' by DOJ iPhone request
  2. SecureList: "All your creds are belong to us" - the evolution
    of malware targeting Steam accounts and inventory
  3. VAR Guy: Dell updates Project
    Sputnik line of Ubuntu Linux laptops
  4. Ars Technica: Six under-the-hood Android N
    features you should know about
  5. Android Police: Google is calling Android N
    "New York Cheesecake" (NYC) internally
  6. Guru3D's Hitman 2016: PC graphics
    performance benchmark review
  7. Newegg's deals

  1. KitGuru's 240GB AData XPG SX930 SSD review
  2. Hardware Canucks review Acer Predator Z35 200Hz monitor
  3. TweakTown on Ministry of Sound Audio On headphones
  4. TweakTown on Cooler Master MasterKeys Pro L/S keyboard
  5. LanOC Reviews on Cooler Master MasterKeys Pro L keyboard
  6. HotHardware's Das Division Zero X40 Pro keyboard review
  7. NikKTech's Antec Signature S10 case review

53 comments — Last by Krogoth at 4:25 AM on 03/18/16

Posted March 15, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. VideoCardz: AMD announces GPU roadmap for
    2016-2019, Polaris to be followed by Vega and Navi
  2. techPowerUp!: AMD Radeon Pro Duo up
    to 51% faster than GeForce GTX Titan Z
  3. Neowin: Acer unveils its first external mobile
    GPU dock powered via Thunderbolt 3
  4. VentureBeat: Stardock's newest tech will let
    you mix AMD and Nvidia video cards in a PC
  5. PCWorld: Nvidia's GameWorks 3.1 SDK adds
    striking new games tech; PhysX bodies get 6x boost
  6. PC Gamer: SteamVR Desktop Theater Mode
    will be detailed at GDC this week
  7. The Verge: Sony's futuristic Concept N
    headphones don't touch your ears
  8. Linux 4.5 released

Ides of March

  1. The Guardian: FBI quietly changes its privacy
    rules for accessing NSA data on Americans
  2. AnandTech: Kishonti announces GFX Bench 5 Aztec Ruins at GDC
  3. Ars Technica: Xbox indie gaming opens the
    to playing against PlayStation owners
  4. techPowerUp!: Cooler Master announces
    the MasterKeys Pro series keyboards
  5. USN-2929-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)
  6. HotHardware's podcast
  7. Newegg's deals

  1. Ars Technica: Forget split screen—Android N
    code hints at a "Freeform Windows" mode
  2. Ars Technica's Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge review
Software and gaming

  1. MSPoweruser: Microsoft's official website for
    Edge Extensions goes live ahead of official release
  2. PC Gamer: Phil Spencer says diehard PC gamers
    might not want an Xbox, and that's okay
  3. TechSpot and TweakTown on Tom Clancy's The Division
  4. Ocaholic on ArmA 3 - AMD and Nvidia GPU performance scaling

  1. Ars Technica's review: Much-improved Iris
    GPU makes the Skylake NUC a major upgrade
  2. KitGuru's ASRock E3V5 WS review
  3. Benchmark Reviews on Samsung 950 Pro SSD RAID-0 performance
  4. Guru3D's Asus ROG Swift PG348Q curved GSync monitor review
  5. Technology X on iClever Magneto wireless headphones
  6. KitGuru on Cooler Master 'Master Keys
    Pro S
    ' Cherry MX RGB keyboard
  7. techPowerUp! reviews Zalman ZM-K700M keyboard
  8. TweakTown reviews In Win 805 ATX case
  9. PCPer reviews Tt Suppressor F31 case
  10. Technic3D's Arctic Freezer i32 Cooler review (in German)

34 comments — Last by DPete27 at 8:29 AM on 03/16/16

Posted March 14, 2016

Eight is Enough

  1. Lenovo: Many customers not considering Microsoft
    Windows 10 migration - Channelnomics
  2. Mac Rumors: Intel's upcoming ultra-fast
    Optane SSD may come to MacBooks
  3. Ars Technica: TP-Link blocks open source
    router firmware to comply with new FCC rule
  4. WCCFtech: AMD Zen 8-core 95W Summit Ridge CPUs
    launching in October - already going through validation
  5. AnandTech: Discussing the state of DirectX
    with Microsoft & Oxide Games
  6. Laptop: Why 78 percent of laptop screens suck
  7. VG24/7: Star Wars Battlefront's Outer
    dated and priced by GameStop
  8. GameSpot: Fallout 4 "Automatron" DLC
    achievement details and images emerge

Pi Day

  1. Reuters: Aiming to sidestep Apple dispute,
    Obama makes case for access to device data
  2. Bloomberg: Intel mulls sale of $1 billion venture capital portfolio
  3. Ars Technica: In the name of free speech,
    Adblock serves up ads, just for a day
  4. PC Gamer: Gears of War: Ultimate Edition
    patch will hopefully fix the game
  5. TweakTown's Black Desert Online performance analysis

  1. Tech ARP reviews Asus ZenPad 7.0 (Z370CG) tablet

  1. Ars system guide, VR edition
  2. TechSpot on the best pre-built desktop PCs
  3. Tech ARP's BIOS guide: delay IDE initial
  4. APH Networks on Gamdias Hephaestus headset
  5. NikKTech on SuperTooth Freedom Bluetooth headset
  6. Modders-Inc on Cryorig C7 CPU cooler

81 comments — Last by Welch at 4:40 PM on 03/16/16