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Qualcomm announces the PC-specific Snapdragon 850 ARM SoC
— 9:31 AM on June 5, 2018

Once upon a time, a smartphone chip designer like Qualcomm wouldn't have a place at PC-centric Computex. Last year, though, we witnessed the introduction of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Ultra-slim ZenBook S and two ZenBook Pro notebooks join Asus' stable
— 8:47 AM on June 5, 2018

Manufacturers typically love to announce a large number of notebooks at Computex, and this year was no exception. Asus in particular has a wide variety of new...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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iOS 12 promises new life for older devices this fall
— 3:09 PM on June 4, 2018

Good news for users of Apple's phones, tablets, notebooks and other devices: iOS 12 is coming, and it's bringing a number of welcome improvements....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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ROG Delta headset and its friends join Asus' peripheral family
— 1:45 PM on June 4, 2018

Besides the case, power supply, and cooling hardware, Asus has also revealed some Republic of Gamers peripherals at Computex. The ROG Delta headset...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Input devices

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Asus GT-AX11000 router and its friends are ready for 802.11ax
— 12:41 PM on June 4, 2018

This year's Computex doesn't have a new CPU family or graphics card to focus around, so manufacturers' offerings have been more varied than we've seen from...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Networking

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Asus ROG Phone includes everything and the heatsink
— 8:40 AM on June 4, 2018

Asus has been hacking away at the smartphone market for a while now with its ZenFone line of Android handsets. Today, the company used Computex...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Xiaomi turns up its Mi flagships to 8
— 4:45 PM on May 31, 2018

Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi showed off all kinds of shiny new devices at a launch event in Shenzhen today, chief among them the Mi 8,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Rumor: Dell might be working on a dual-screen handheld called Januss
— 3:00 PM on May 31, 2018

German blog WinFuture reports that Dell has been working on an ARM-powered Windows 10 device codenamed Januss since at least last summer, and possibly before....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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HP buffs the Omen 15 with Coffee Lake CPUs and a Max-Q GTX 1070
— 3:07 PM on May 30, 2018

Last year we told you about HP's Omen X laptop, a high-end piece of kit designed to compete with other desktop-replacement-style gaming laptops. HP...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Snapdragon XR1 platform is dedicated to standalone AR and VR
— 9:04 AM on May 30, 2018

Pretty much every mobile VR platform runs on a smartphone SoC in one way or the other. The most popular implementations of Samsung's Gear VR...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: an HP EX920 1-TB NVMe SSD for $280 and more
— 11:22 AM on May 29, 2018

Morning's greetings to you, gerbils. We bet you gorged on succulent meats prepared on grills both simple and fancy during Memorial Day. Since you...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Displays Memory Mobile computing

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Friday night topic: Gas or charcoal?
— 7:19 PM on May 25, 2018

As American gerbils head home for the Memorial Day weekend, many are no doubt preparing to honor our fallen service members. It's also time to...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Windows patch fixes April 2018 Update for Intel and Toshiba SSDs
— 12:59 PM on May 25, 2018

People using Intel 600p and Pro 6000p SSDs in their PCs can finally get that update to the latest version of Windows. As you may...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Operating systems Windows

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 710 packs a mean midrange punch
— 4:04 PM on May 24, 2018

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600-series SoCs have been common choices for midrange phones from a variety of vendors. Those aging chips are missing some of the features...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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The TR BBQ XV is just one month away and I'm not prepared
— 1:05 PM on May 24, 2018

When I looked up the last TR BBQ one-month warning, I briefly panicked because it reminded me that I have yet to order this year's Cornhole tournament trophies....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Acer pumps up its Predator Helios 300 and 500 gaming laptops
— 9:03 AM on May 24, 2018

Acer first floated its Predator Helios 300-series gaming laptops around this time last year. At its next@Acer event, the manufacturer revealed that it's

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Acer revamps the Swift 3 and Swift 5 and gives Chromebooks a Spin
— 3:54 PM on May 23, 2018

We've already covered Acer's Predator and Orion desktops revealed at the next@Acer event in New York, but the company also had a bevy of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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HTC U12+ handset longs to be squeezed
— 10:29 AM on May 23, 2018

High-end Android phones tend to be set apart by fairly minor details. They usually get the same Qualcomm SoCs, similar amounts of memory and storage,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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