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Samsung announces aggressive 7-nm EUV foundry expansion plans
— 12:30 PM on February 23, 2018

Samsung announced today that it's going to be pouring $6 billion into a new semiconductor fabrication facility in Hwaseong, South Korea. The new facility...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Single-Tasking Day Shortbread
— 12:30 PM on February 22, 2018

Could slow computers increase productivity by forcing you to stay on task? PC hardware and computing BitFenix Whisper M...

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National Love Your Pet Day Shortbread
— 4:30 PM on February 20, 2018

Baxter shouldn't be allowed in this fancy chair, but what kind of monster would stop him? PC hardware and...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Intel faces 32 lawsuits over Spectre and Meltdown
— 3:03 PM on February 16, 2018

The world and its dog are now familiar with the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities that affect multiple types of processors but foremost those from...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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Singles Awareness Day Shortbread
— 3:00 PM on February 15, 2018

Oh man, I need to restock! PC hardware and computing Asus ROG Strix X399-E Gaming motherboard review @

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QNAP's TS-253Be and TS-453Be NAS boxes drink from Apollo Lake
— 9:01 AM on February 15, 2018

We imagine most buyers of prebuilt network-attached storage systems just want to plug the box in and forget that it exists for at least a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Networking

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Qualcomm Snapdragon X24 doubles down on Gigabit LTE
— 11:00 AM on February 14, 2018

The X20 Gigabit LTE modem baked into Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 845 SoC is pretty fast, hitting download speeds as fast as 1.2 Gbps. Hardware...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Networking

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World Radio Day Shortbread
— 1:30 PM on February 13, 2018

Is anyone else hearing Leonard Nimoy's voice in their head, right now? RPWRVG Roundup The AMD Ryzen 5 2400G...

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Chrome 68 will mark all HTTP pages as insecure in July
— 4:09 PM on February 12, 2018

If you use Google's Chrome browser—or any of its Chromium-based siblings—you're probably familiar with seeing "not secure" up in your address bar next to sites...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Networking

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Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's buyout bid but offers to negotiate
— 9:26 AM on February 9, 2018

This past Monday, Broadcom was willing to offer almost $121 billion in cash and stock to acquire Qualcomm. It didn't even take a week...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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National Kite Flying Day Shortbread
— 2:30 PM on February 8, 2018

Sometimes, I worry that I'm too predictable... PC hardware and computing ECS Liva Q pocket-size PC review @

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Qualcomm partners with carriers and OEMs for a 5G NR rollout
— 1:00 PM on February 8, 2018

Next-generation mobile broadband is a chicken-and-egg problem: current carriers are still in the process of getting 5G service ready and client devices lack support for...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Internet Networking

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Watch as SpaceX attempts to launch its first Falcon Heavy rocket
— 2:28 PM on February 6, 2018

While it's not at all something you can stick in your PC, SpaceX will be attempting an ambitious first launch of its Falcon Heavy...

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Lexip gaming mouse takes aim with two joysticks
— 1:15 PM on February 6, 2018

We touched on Lexip's "3D mouse" joystick-mouse hybrid in a Shortbread post last week, but in the intervening time a bit more information...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Lame Duck Day Shortbread
— 9:00 AM on February 6, 2018

A lame duck? Yeah right. Here's an awesome duck instead. PC hardware and computing AMD Ryzen 5 2500U mobile APU...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Cryptocurrency miners tap Samsung for custom ASICs
— 4:06 PM on February 5, 2018

Earlier this year, murmurs began to circulate that Samsung was producing ASICs (application-specific integrated circuits) specifically for use in mining crypto-money, reportedly thanks to a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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Work Naked Day Shortbread
— 1:30 PM on February 1, 2018

 It's also "National Get Up Day" and "National Serpent Day" - who let that happen? PC hardware and computing AOC...

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Thursday deals: a Corsair K65 Lux, a sweet X370 mobo, and more
— 10:23 AM on February 1, 2018

Hi there, folks. Endless Space 2 has sunk its claws on me again thanks to the release of the Vaulters expansion, and it's...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays Memory Input devices

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