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Tuesday deals: an LG 43UD79-B 43" 4K display for $500 and more
— 11:01 AM on May 22, 2018

Hullo, gerbils! We're fairly certain you've already noticed that we've officially entered the pre-Computex lull. Big product announcements probably won't appear over the next couple...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Intel and Micron say their quad-level-cell NAND is ready to rip
— 5:00 PM on May 21, 2018

Intel and Micron jointly announced today that they've begun production and shipments of what they claim is the first quad-level-cell (QLC) NAND flash memory...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition Q2 2018 brings desktop Raven Ridge up to date
— 3:30 PM on May 18, 2018

AMD's Raven Ridge Ryzen APUs offer a level of combined CPU and graphics performance that we haven't seen from any other manufacturer, but as...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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Adata's XPG SX8200 480 GB SSD reviewed
— 3:59 PM on May 15, 2018

Adata's got a half-dozen NVMe M.2 drives available across its entire lineup, but its latest—the XPG SX8200—promises to dazzle with Micron's newest-gen 3D TLC and...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Tuesday deals: a 2-TB Micron 1100 SSD for $269 and more insanity
— 3:13 PM on May 15, 2018

Hi there, gerbils! Folks, this is an insane day. We're not entirely sure of what's happened recently, but we've seen a sharp drop in SSD...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Storage

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Gigabyte touts reliability first for its UD Pro SSDs
— 4:00 PM on May 11, 2018

Some SSD vendors are quick (ba-doom-ching) to point out the speed of their latest and greatest offerings, but Gigabyte is giving reliability top billing with...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Windows 10 April 2018 Update doesn't play ball with some Intel SSDs
— 12:45 PM on May 11, 2018

There's a sizable contingent of buyers (particularly in business environments) that favor Intel hardware. Indeed, people have frequently swapped Intel into IBM's place in the old...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Operating systems Windows

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Thursday deals: a Samsung PM953 960-GB SSD for $200 and more
— 12:46 PM on May 10, 2018

Afternoon's greetings, gerbils and gerbilettes. Today's been a relatively quiet day news-wise. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire just came out, and it immediately went into my...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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Steam game and video streaming will soon work on Android and iOS
— 9:17 AM on May 10, 2018

Steam's in-home streaming works way better than you probably expect. Using a Steam Link, you can cast gameplay or Steam-purchased videos to any HDMI...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Software

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Chrome OS set to receive containers full of Linux applications
— 12:15 PM on May 9, 2018

Google's web-first Chrome OS delivers a streamlined browsing experience, but the lack of native applications has been criticized since the operating system's earliest days....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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GeForce 397.64 drivers are ready for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
— 10:40 AM on May 9, 2018

Moving right along from the troublesome release of the previous GeForce driver, Nvidia's already got the next version ready. GeForce driver version 397.64...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Mushkin's Pilot NVMe SSDs are its fastest yet
— 9:08 AM on May 9, 2018

Back at CES this year, we met up with Mushkin and saw four new SSDs that the company was working on. The first of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Android P brings AI-powered convenience and a simplified interface
— 3:19 PM on May 8, 2018

Today at Google I/O 2018, the company revealed the latest version of Android. There's no fancy dessert-based name for it yet, so Google is...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 5 1600 for $150 and more
— 10:58 AM on May 8, 2018

Hello, folks! We figure at least some of you might be waiting with bated breath for the Google I/O keynote and whatever software and hardware...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Power Storage Mobile computing

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Samsung 970 Evo and 970 Pro SSDs launch at lower-than-expected prices
— 3:21 PM on May 7, 2018

The chatter among PC builders the last few months has centered around the high prices of discrete graphics cards and system memory. SSD prices, thankfully,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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GeForce 397.55 hotfix driver fixes sudden unloading and GTX 1060 woes
— 9:00 AM on May 4, 2018

Some folks who installed the GeForce 397.31 driver had some very strange problems over the last week. While leaving the machine "without user input," even if...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Thursday deals: an SSD-and-HDD combo for $113, big monitors, and more
— 12:25 PM on May 3, 2018

Fair afternoon to you, gerbils. I'm still reeling from the excitement of the SWR Barroselas Metalfest. My ears have only been listening to softer...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays

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Backblaze's Q1 2018 HDD reliablity report shows record-low failure rates
— 10:40 AM on May 3, 2018

Turning the calendar from April's picture of a tabby kitten with a yarn ball to May's photo of two calico kittens curled up inside coffee...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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