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In the lab: Crucial's MX500 SSDs
— 12:00 PM on February 20, 2018

Crucial's MX-series SSDs have long been major players in the enthusiast SATA market. The MX300 was the first 3D-NAND equipped SSD that Micron's retail...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung PM1643 SSD stacks chips on chips for 30.72 TB of NAND
— 10:30 AM on February 20, 2018

In the realm of the consumer-focused SSDs we normally cover around these parts, a capacity of 2 TB is generally considered to be pretty large....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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 @

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday deals: an Xbox One X with three games for $499 and more
— 1:45 PM on February 15, 2018

Howdy, folks! Valentine's Day is over, and we hope that all of you enjoyed either the company of your significant others, or at least spent...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Displays Mobile computing Gaming Game consoles

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Intel SSD DC P4510 drives promise dense, efficient bulk storage
— 11:44 AM on February 15, 2018

Intel is putting its 64-layer 3D NAND to use in the data center with the arrival of its SSD DC P4510 in capacities up to...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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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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HyperX's Cloud Alpha gaming headset reviewed
— 3:59 PM on February 13, 2018

HyperX has continually refined its Cloud series of headsets ever since the original became a smash hit for the company, and the Cloud Alpha is...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Tuesday deals: a Samsung 32" H75-series 4K display and more
— 11:29 AM on February 13, 2018

Hello, gerbils! It's a muted and dreary day outside, and it's actually a little comfortable to stay in where there's air conditioning and lots of...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays Memory

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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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VLC 3.0 arrives with HDR support, Chromecast streaming, and more
— 2:47 PM on February 9, 2018

Major updates to VideoLAN's VLC media player don't happen every day. The player's development goes all the way back to 1996. Its 1.0 release...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software

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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 @

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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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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Thursday deals: a 2-TB Micron SSD for $390, huge monitors, and more
— 11:22 AM on February 8, 2018

Howdy, gerbils and gerbilettes. I'm sure you're waiting with bated breath for Jeff's review of AMD's desktop Ryzen APUs, but you'll have to wait...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays

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Latest Steam Audio SDK beta adds AMD TrueAudio Next support
— 4:00 PM on February 6, 2018

About a year ago, we brought news of Valve's Steam Audio SDK, a set of software tools designed to aid game and VR developers...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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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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