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Microsoft's Project Mu aims to ease UEFI creation and updates
— 12:30 PM on December 20, 2018

It's pretty much common knowledge that motherboard firmware quality can be hit-or-miss, to put it rather mildly. Far too often we've reviewed high-end circuit slabs...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Software Windows

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Test your nasty apps in Windows 10's disposable Sandbox
— 12:24 PM on December 19, 2018

Raise your hands, everyone who's ever wanted to quickly check if a given program is kosher or will murder your system. Glad to see we're...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Windows 10 October 2018 update is widely available after a slew of fixes
— 9:45 AM on December 18, 2018

If there's a title awarded for "most troubled Windows update," then Windows 10 version 1809 is a good candidate. Comically known as the October 2018...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Nvidia AGX Xavier puts the brains in autonomous robots
— 10:02 AM on December 14, 2018

A lot of talk around here revolves around powerful parts suitable for your latest personal computer, phone, workstation, or server. That list doesn't cover all...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Personal tech Workstations

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Windows Insiders get better narration and console colors in build 18298
— 5:31 PM on December 10, 2018

Despite some missteps, there's little argument that Windows 10 is improving with time (some would say, like fine wine). Microsoft just published the

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Intel expresses 10-nm and 7-nm confidence in investor Q&A
— 3:18 PM on December 7, 2018

Intel exec Murthy Renduchintala recently spoke at length about the company's future at the 39th Nasdaq Investor Conference, and the talk has been summed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers

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Qualcomm 8cx SoC steps up for the next Always Connected PCs
— 3:44 PM on December 6, 2018

You may remember the Always Connected PCs we talked up a while ago. Those lean notebooks promised competent computing performance paired with constant cellular...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Windows

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 spreads its wings for the 5G future
— 5:22 PM on December 5, 2018

Qualcomm's annual tech summit is underway this week in Hawaii, and the term that emerged from presenters' mouths every two seconds there was "5G." The next...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Networking

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Report: Microsoft to ditch EdgeHTML in favor of Chromium
— 9:03 AM on December 4, 2018

 Citing anonymous sources, Windows Central reports that Redmond is forging ahead with a plan to replace or retool the Edge browser in Windows 10 with...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Windows

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Project Fi becomes Google Fi and adds iPhone support
— 1:33 PM on November 28, 2018

Google's contract-free Project Fi wanted to be a refreshingly simple kind of cellular service when it launched back in 2015. Carrier partnerships with both...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Elgato Cam Link 4K turns pro cameras into hi-fi webcams
— 1:50 PM on November 27, 2018

Elgato's Cam Link dongle is a handy way to turn any camera with clean HDMI output capability into a platform for streaming video, but some...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Personal tech

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Intel unveils XMM 8160 5G modem for a 2H 2019 arrival
— 2:28 PM on November 12, 2018

Intel is shaking up its plans for its rollout of 5G modems today. Just under a year ago, the company took the wraps off...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Networking

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AMD Radeon Instinct MI50 and MI60 bring 7-nm GPUs to the data center
— 4:05 PM on November 6, 2018

Alongside a preview of its first 7-nm Epyc CPUs built with the Zen 2 microarchitecture, AMD debuted its first 7-nm data-center graphics-processing units today....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Servers

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Updated: Cascade Lake-AP Xeon CPUs embrace the multi-chip module
— 3:21 AM on November 5, 2018

After taking a little over a year to think on it, Intel appears to have decided that glue can be pretty Epyc after all....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen Threadripper 1950X for $630 and more
— 12:40 PM on November 1, 2018

Howdy, folks. It's the day after the first gig in my life, handling bass duties with my band Wicked. I'm overtired, but happy because I...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Cooling Input devices Mobile computing Networking

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Intel turns in smashing Q3 2018 financials with all-time record revenue
— 3:50 PM on October 25, 2018

Intel's third-quarter 2018 earnings are out. The company had a smashing quarter, bringing in $19.2 billion in revenue for a 19% year-on-year increase. On...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Mobile computing Servers

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Microsoft squashes data-eating bug in the Windows 10 October 2018 update
— 9:55 AM on October 10, 2018

In the famous words of Homer Simpson, "doh!" That's probably the expletive most heard at Microsoft this past Saturday, when the company was forced to...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Tuesday deals: an RX 570 8 GB for $170 and more
— 9:16 AM on October 9, 2018

How are you doing, folks? I'm sure that by now you've evaluated Intel's ninth-generation Core lineup and are probably doing the math for an...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Displays Software Networking

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