Apple may cut the cord completely with the iPhone 8

Feb
21

With each iteration of the iPhone, Apple seems determined to make its smartphone thinner and reduce the number of physical ports it has.

The latest speculation -- that the company may introduce wireless charging on the next iPhone -- indicates Apple may be considering cutting wires all together.

Earlier this month, Ming-Chi Kuo, a financial analyst highly regarded for his accurate Apple predictions, asserted that the next iterations of the iPhone will include wireless charging.

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Because of the shortage of components,PC prices will continue to go up

Feb
20

PC prices are going up due to a shortage of a number of components, and the situation isn’t expected to change in the coming quarters.

A shortage of DRAM, SSDs, batteries, and LCDs have conspired to drive up PC prices, Gianfranco Lanci, corporate president and chief operating officer at Lenovo, said during an earnings call on Thursday. It’s difficult to pin a number on the price increase because of the number of PC configurations available.

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23% off EVGA Supernova G3 750W 220-G3-0750-X1 Fully Modular Power Supply

Feb
16

Unleash the next generation in power with the EVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Power Supply. Based on the award winning G2 series Power Supplies from EVGA, This power supply features 80 PLUS Gold rated efficiency, and clean, continuous power to every component. The ECO Thermal Control Fan System offers fan modes to provide zero fan noise during low load operations.This power supply is highly rated with 4.6 out of 5 stars from over 3,000 people (read reviews).

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Toshiba's in chaos, but not quitting PCs

Feb
15

Toshiba is more than a laptop maker, but the vast Japanese conglomerate shrunk on Tuesday under a wave of bad news.

In one day, the company lost its chairman, said it will stop building nuclear power plants, wrote off about $6.2 billion relating to that business, and postponed its fourth-quarter earnings report for a month.

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The $8,898 Intel's new Xeon chip has 24 cores

Feb
14

No Intel chip has ever been as expensive as the new Xeon E7-8894 v4 server processor.

The $8,898 Xeon chip has massive horsepower with 24 cores, 60MB of cache and a maximum clock frequency of 3.4GHz. Intel said this is the company's fastest server chip, breaking enterprise application speed records.

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MOBILE COMPUTING Explainer: What the Gigabit LTE is?

Feb
11

One of the big improvements that is coming to mobile networks this year is Gigabit LTE. You might have heard of it already – companies are gearing up for deployments around the globe right now – but if not, it’ll become a bigger talking point in the months to come. Gigabit LTE is set to hit everything from smartphones and laptops to portable hotspots and cars.

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The Best Gaming Laptops

Feb
10

For our new gaming laptop coverage, we’ve completely rebuilt our system benchmark suite from top to bottom. It includes a series of synthetic CPU, GPU, memory, and storage benchmarks, nearly a dozen games, display testing, and the Optris PI 640 high-end thermal image camera.

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Screenless Prototyping Alternative User Interfaces

Feb
08

There is neither a perfect, nor a natural, nor even a Holy Grail of interfaces.

Every interface requires some amount of training or intuition. For those conducting human-computer interaction research, this is a familiar and welcomed challenge that has, at times, felt unrealistic. But times are changing, and some pie-in-the-sky ideas we had a few years ago are far more manageable to consider today.

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AMD loyalists will grab the early Ryzen chips, and the following word-of-mouth will determine whether Intel fans switch camps

Feb
07

As a pesky underdog, AMD challenged Intel in chip innovation until the mid-2000s. AMD churned out innovations like dual-core and 64-bit chips, which kept Intel on its toes.

But some disastrous technological and management decisions cost AMD dearly, and over time, buyers began to consider its processors inferior to Intel’s chips. Intel ran away with PC and server chip market share.

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Biggest Tech Fads in the Last Ten Years

Feb
05

A number of industries are well known for their fads: fashion, food, health. But technology has experienced just as many short-lived crazes over the years. From mobile games so popular they caused a danger to the public, to “futuristic” television sets that slowly died off. Here are the tech world’s biggest fads from the last decade.

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