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Lenovo Reports $10.4 Billion in Quarterly Revenue, Reaches Record High PC Market Share

Posted on 14 August 2014

Lenovo’s strategy for the surviving the so-called “post-PC” era is to keep selling PCs The number one supplier of PCs in the world continues to outperform the sector as a whole, while simultaneously taking advantage of the mobile market. Suffice to say, Lenovo has things figured out, though if you need hard numbers to drive […]

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Tesoro Launches Kuven Pro 5.1 Headset for Gamers

Posted on 14 August 2014

Audio from the helm of Hades Tesoro today announced the release of its Kuven Pro 5.1 surround sound gaming headset. Armed with eight drivers (four in each ear cup), Tesoro advertises true 5.1 and virtual 7.1 surround sound capabilities, along with the ability to fully customize each channel (voice, front, rear, center, and subwoofer). As […]

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MSI Goes Gold with Limited Edition GS60 Ghost Gaming Laptop

Posted on 14 August 2014

Gaming laptop brings the bling Gold seems to be the ‘in’ thing among mobile devices these days, so why not extend the color option over to laptops? That must have been what MSI was thinking when it conceived limited edition versions of its GS60 Ghost Pro 3K and GS60 Ghost gaming notebooks. Each one packs […]

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New Chroma Feature to Give Select Razer Products Access to Full Color Spectrum

Posted on 13 August 2014

16.8 million customizable colors If you feel that more color is needed in your life, then Razer has you covered. Razer has announces a new Chroma feature that enables Razer devices to access full-spectrum, color-customizable lighting. “Our new range of peripherals that feature Chroma customizable backlighting is another step towards full personal customization and to […]

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Free Copy of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel with Purchase of Select GeForce GTX GPUs

Posted on 13 August 2014

Offer available at participating retailers If you have been looking to upgrade your GPU, then now would be a good time to do so. Especially if you are a fan of the Bordelands franchise. Those who purchase select Nvidia GeForce GTX GPUs will get a free copy of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. To get a free […]

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4K Monitors: Everything You Need to Know

Posted on 13 August 2014

Ultra HD (UHD) is the next-gen PC resolution—here’s why you have to have it Dream Machine 2013 had some bitchin’ hardware, but most of it was available at retail for any well-heeled hardware hound. One part, though, was not available to the unwashed masses: its glorious 4K monitor. You see, 4K was an other-worldly resolution […]

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Digital Storm’s Velox Gaming PC Invites Voyeurs to Gawk in Awe

Posted on 13 August 2014

Go ahead, take a peek inside If you’re the type that likes to flash your parts at family and friends (we’re talking about computer parts, of course), you’re going to appreciate Digital Storm’s new Velox, a mid-sized system designed to “shatter benchmarks”  and showcase the components inside with a side panel window. The Velox slides […]

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Finalized USB Type-C is the Connector You’ve Been Waiting For

Posted on 13 August 2014

No more plugging in your USB devices the wrong way! Plugging in a USB gadget typically entails a four-step process. The first step is to attempt to jam it in the wrong way. Step two involves reversing the orientation only to discover that you had it right the first time. Step three is to mutter […]

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OCZ Builds an ARC 100 Solid State Drive, Invites Value Conscious Users to Hop Aboard

Posted on 13 August 2014

Respectable performance at a reasonable price When Toshiba acquired OCZ’s storage division and rebranded it as OCZ Storage Solutions, it freed the bankrupt company to concentrate solely on building solid state drives rather than balancing the business side of securing affordable NAND flash memory and trying to contend with shortages. We’re starting to see the […]

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Falcon Northwest Tiki-Z Micro Tower Totes a Titan Z Graphics Card

Posted on 13 August 2014

A tiny system with the gaming performance of a Titan Z Of all the systems featuring an Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan Z graphics card, the Tiki-Z Special Edition from Falcon Northwest might be the most impressive. That’s because the Tiki-Z Special Edition is a micro-tower measuring just 4 inches wide and 13 inches tall –the […]

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EVGA Announces Passively Cooled GeForce GT 720 Graphics Cards

Posted on 13 August 2014

Available in 1GB and 2GB models EVGA this week added the GeForce GT 720 with passive cooling to its graphics card lineup. Compared to integrated graphics, Nvidia says you can expect up to 2x faster web browsing, 5x faster video editing, and 8x faster photo editing. And when it comes time to game, the jump […]

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Nvidia Tegra K1 Claims Fame as First 64-Bit ARM Chip for Android

Posted on 12 August 2014

Android enters the 64-bit ARM era Say hello to “Denver,” the codename for Nvidia’s 64-bit Tegra K1 System-on-Chip (SoC), which also happens to be the first 64-bit ARM processor for Android. The new version of Nvidia’s Tegra K1 SoC pairs the company’s Kepler architecture-based GPU with its own custom-designed, 64-bit, dual-core “Project Denver” CPU, which […]

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Gartner Predicts 5.2 Million Chromebook Sales in 2014

Posted on 12 August 2014

Chromebooks are big in the education sector We’ve pointed out before how Chromebooks are some of the best selling laptops on Amazon, and though these cloud-based systems aren’t as capable as their Windows-based counterparts, they’ve having no trouble finding an audience, particularly in education circles. In fact, market research firm Gartner forecasts 5.2 million Chromebook […]

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Maingear’s Nvidia Battlebox Titan Z PC Line Starts at $2,999

Posted on 12 August 2014

Undercutting the competition Nvidia has partnered with various system builders to equip their current rigs with at least one GeForce Titan Z graphics card and rebrand them as Battleboxes, Maingear being one of them. Unlike ones we’ve already seen, however, Maingear’s Battlebox Titan Z PCs are a little more cost friendly, with the least expensive […]

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Alienware Alpha PC Game Console is Now Available to Pre-Order in the U.S.

Posted on 12 August 2014

Configurations start at $549 In an alternate reality, Dell is launching its Alienware Alpha PC game console as its official Steam Machine. In this world, however, Valve threw a wrench into every OEM’s plans by delaying the launch of its Steam Machine platform until next year, as it wanted more time to tweak its Steam […]

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Lenovo Launches Professional Grade ThinkStation P Series Workstations

Posted on 12 August 2014

Rebuilt from the ground up Lenovo is using its time at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia to launch its new ThinkStation P Series of desktop workstations. The new Lenovo P900, P700, and P500 workstations join the entry-level ThinkStation P300 announced in May of this year and have been completely retooled compared to Lenovo’s previous […]

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Intel Previews 14nm Core M Broadwell Architecture for Thin Form Factors

Posted on 11 August 2014

A look at Intel’s newest microarchitecture After seeing Broadwell appear on a number of leaked roadmaps, Intel today finally provided some technical details about its 14nm manufacturing process and what the future holds. The first Broadwell chip to be based on the new microarchitecture will be Intel’s Core M chip, which the company expects to […]

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Origin PC Wants You to Trade In Your Alienware Laptop Towards an EVO15-S

Posted on 11 August 2014

Boutique builder promises “fair market value” for your Alienware laptop Origin PC may have just started a war with Dell by offering to give you store credit for your “thick, slow, and heavy Alienware branded laptop,” which you can then apply towards a thin and light EVO15-S gaming laptop or any Origin system. Why is […]

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Microsoft Launches Super Cheap Nokia 130 Handset

Posted on 11 August 2014

An ultra-affordable mobile phone that isn’t destined for the U.S., though maybe it should be Wouldn’t it be ironic if Microsoft’s best selling mobile phone didn’t run the company’s Windows Phone platform? Hey, it could happen — Microsoft today unveiled the Nokia 130, a super affordable mobile phone intended to bring the “digital experience” to […]

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SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drives Move Big Data in a Small Package

Posted on 11 August 2014

Don’t be fooled by the Ultra Fit’s small size SanDisk today released its high-speed Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive family. Available in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB capacities, these tiny drives are only small in stature (19.1 x 15.9 x 8.8 millimeters / 0.75 x 0.63 x 0.35 inches (LxWxH) without cap), not performance — […]

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Origin Rolls Out Battlebox Titan Z Systems for 4K Gaming

Posted on 11 August 2014

Refreshed desktops offer 4K gaming performance starting at under $4,000 The 4K era is in its very early stages, and though the technology still has room for improvement (especially on the monitor side), you can make the leap if you’re determined. Boutique builder Origin PC is all too happy to satisfy your 4K gaming needs […]

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Gmail Makes It Easier to Unsubscribe from Irritating Emails

Posted on 11 August 2014

Places unsubscribe link next to sender’s email address With most estimates for the total number of spam emails sent daily being in the hundreds of billions, it’s no surprise that many unwanted messages often find their way past even some of the best spam filters. To make matters worse, we often find ourselves receiving messages […]

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Internet Explorer 8 Support to End in Early 2016

Posted on 11 August 2014

Per one estimate, IE 8 still accounts for over one-fifth of the PC browser market Microsoft detailed its browser support plans in a post on the Internet Explorer Team Blog on Thursday. In its post, the company included a list of operating systems and browser version combinations that will continue to be supported beyond January […]

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Internet Explorer 8 Support to End in Early 2016

Posted on 11 August 2014

Per one estimate, IE 8 still accounts for over one-fifth of the PC browser market Microsoft detailed its browser support plans in a post on the Internet Explorer Team Blog on Thursday. In its post, the company included a list of operating systems and browser version combinations that will continue to be supported beyond January […]

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MSI Announces Bay Trail-powered S100 Windows 8.1 Tablet

Posted on 10 August 2014

‘3-in-1’ tablet packs an Intel Atom BayTrail-T quad-core processor Taiwan-based MSI on Friday announced a new 10-inch Windows 8.1 tablet. The Bay Trail-powered S100, which first appeared at Computex 2014 in June, paid the obligatory pre-launch visit to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last month. Inside the S100 you’ll find a 1.33GHz Intel Atom Bay […]

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