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Watch Out – AMD Is Quietly Downgrading Some RX 560s

December 6, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

It appears that AMD has had to dial back their ambitions for their Radeon RX 560 cards – some of the cards are launching with lower-than-originally-advertised specs as reported by…

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AMD Details Ryzen Mobile For Ultrathin Laptops

October 26, 2017 by John Quilty

AMD has announced a mobile version of its Ryzen architecture. Formally known on roadmaps under the codename “Raven Ridge”, these new chips contain CPU cores based on AMD’s Zen architecture…

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Amazon Launches Amazon Key For In-Home Delivery

October 26, 2017 by John Quilty

Amazon has announced a new way of securing in-home deliveries that utilizes smartphone technology. Dubbed Amazon Key, it utilizes a smart lock on your front door to selectively allow access…

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Twitter Is Testing Longer Tweets With 280 Characters

September 28, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

Twitter is testing a change to one of the most iconic parts of the social media network – tweet length is being doubled from 140 characters to 280 characters for…

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VR App Postity Spams Friends Lists on Steam

September 18, 2017 by Alex Santa Maria

If you have a friend sporting a Vive, you might have received an invitation to something called Postity. That’s a shortened version of the full title, which is Postity – VR Enthusiast…

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Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Game Stuttering Issues Are Due To Creators Update

September 14, 2017 by Andrew Otton

Back in April, Microsoft rolled out the Windows 10 Creators Update that brought with it many new changes, including to gaming. One was the Game Mode, a mode you could…

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IBM Watson At The US Open

September 9, 2017 by Courtney Ehrenhofler

Most people have heard of Watson, IBM’s supercomputer that is famous for winning Jeopardy! against human former winners of the show. However, IBM has announced they are branching out with…

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98.5% Of Non Form Letter FCC Comments Support Net Neutrality

September 2, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

98.5% of original comments (that is, not form letters or spam) sent to the FCC regarding net neutrality are in favor of keeping the current rules & protections in place according…


FDA Issues Voluntary Recall On Vulnerable Pacemakers

August 31, 2017 by John Quilty

A security flaw has prompted the FDA to issue a voluntary recall on 465,000 pacemakers. There is a flaw in the firmware that can render the pacemaker controllable by outside…

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HTC Is Considering Selling Vive VR Side Of Company

August 29, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

HTC, the manufacturer behind the Vive headset, is considering selling off the VR division of its company as reported by Bloomberg Technology. Although the gaming world might best know HTC…