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Gartner and IDC report first growth in PC shipments in six years
— 11:00 AM on July 13, 2018

After a long period of slow declines in shipments, it looks like the PC might have temporarily arrested its slide. Research firms Gartner and...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Thursday deals: a Corsair Carbide Spec-05 case for $27 and more
— 11:51 AM on July 12, 2018

Fair day to everyone who, unlike me, hasn't been dealing with a house flood. You see, yesterday after I'd had only a couple hours' sleep,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Power Memory

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Apple gives MacBook Pros a much-needed shot of Coffee Lake
— 8:37 AM on July 12, 2018

Apple delivered some much-needed updates to its highest-end MacBook Pros this morning. The 15" MacBook Pro will now offer six-core Coffee Lake CPUs...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Mac

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Deal of the day: an RX 580-and-B350-mobo combo for $300
— 3:15 PM on July 11, 2018

If you're building a new midrange PC but are still having trouble finding an affordable graphics card to put inside it, ASRock might have just...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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GeForce Now beta comes to Nvidia Shield TV set-top box
— 2:00 PM on July 11, 2018

The latest iteration of Nvidia's GeForce Now game-streaming service has been in beta for the PC and Mac since this January, and the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Gaming

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Nikon P1000 superzoom camera lets birders and astronomers go long
— 11:30 AM on July 11, 2018

For camera nerds, bigger is better when it comes to sensor sizes. Sometimes, though, small sensors can be used to great effect, as Nikon's...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Tuesday deals: an MSI Optix MPG27CQ gaming display for $400 and more
— 10:00 AM on July 10, 2018

Hullo there, good gerbils and gerbilettes. Summer's in full swing now with high temperatures, trips to beaches, and music festivals everywhere. The time is also...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Power Displays

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Microsoft Surface Go puts Intel power in a $399 slate
— 8:29 PM on July 9, 2018

After details leaked earlier this afternoon, Microsoft has revealed the full Monty of its next Surface: the Surface Go. This 10" slate starts at...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Far Cry 5 gets FreeSync 2 HDR support in latest update
— 3:45 PM on July 9, 2018

Far Cry 5 has offered HDR support for some time now, and I've certainly enjoyed the blinding highlights and pitch-black shadows its HDR mode...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Microsoft teases a possible Surface launch tomorrow morning
— 1:06 PM on July 9, 2018

Microsoft seems poised to make an announcement about its next Surface or Surfaces tomorrow morning. The company posted a slightly enigmatic tweet on its...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows

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GloFo touts 22FDX success with $2 billion of design win revenue
— 11:47 AM on July 9, 2018

While our enthusiasm for process technology tends to be laser-focused on leading-edge nodes like Intel and GlobalFoundries' 14-nm FinFET technologies, not every chip demands the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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OnePlus spells out its Android system and security update policy
— 1:48 PM on June 29, 2018

The lack of system and security updates in the Android handset world has always been a thorn on users' sides, and it's certainly one of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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V35 ThinQ is LG's take two on a 2018 flagship phone
— 11:00 AM on June 29, 2018

We talked about LG's G7 ThinQ a couple of months ago, but as Samsung and a couple of others have demonstrated, having one high-end...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Qualcomm shows new mobile SoCs at MWC Shanghai
— 12:00 PM on June 28, 2018

In recent months we've seen Qualcomm launch new flagship and "upper-midrange" SoCs for smartphones, plus a faster chip for Windows laptops. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Navigate cable clutter with Caavo's Spotlight HDMI cables
— 9:00 AM on June 28, 2018

From the "why hasn't anyone done this before" department, we bring you Caavo's Spotlight HDMI cables. I know a cable isn't exactly the most...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Miscellaneous

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EVGA minds the gap with two GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB cards
— 3:00 PM on June 27, 2018

Nvidia quietly surfaced the 3 GB version of its popular mainstream gaming GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card over a month ago, but cards still...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Cougar's Phontum gaming headset reviewed
— 2:30 PM on June 26, 2018

Cougar's Phontum gaming headset brings a dose of audiophile style to a price point usually populated by generic plastic cans. We put the Phontum's...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Tuesday deals: a 1-TB Crucial MX500 SSD for $200 and more
— 10:33 AM on June 26, 2018

Howdy, folks. The TR BBQ XV is done, and many gerbils have their bellies full and went home with gear from Corsair and Gigabyte. If...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Mobile computing

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