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AMD bundles Ashes of the Singularity with FX processors ahead of Ryzen's launch

AMD and Newegg's new promotion offers a free copy of Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation with the purchase of AMD FX-series processors.

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Apple may cut the (charging) cord completely with the iPhone 8

As some industry experts wonder whether Apple will add wireless charging to its next iPhone, others believe it will go all in -- cutting the charging cord completely, just as it cut the analog audio port in the iPhone 7.

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Stretchy OLED technology could pave way for new smart fabrics, wearables, even tablets

Michigan State University researchers have come up with something new in foldable displays: a foldable, stretchable OLED circuit that can be printed using a conventional inkjet printer.

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PC prices will continue to go up due to shortage of components

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.

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Are your 3D prints failing? Try this first

Dust is the biggest enemy of any 3D printer. The solution: print your own filament filter.

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Apple: Is Tim Cook turning into Steve Ballmer?

Apple CEO Tim Cook might be following in the footsteps of former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, and that’s not a good thing for the company or its customers.

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Hands on with the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 hybrid

Are you searching for a lightweight, portable clamshell notebook that can do a great impression of a tablet? Look no further than the XPS 13 2-in-1.

The far-out office of the future is (almost) here

Behold the awesome office of the future

From shape-shifting furniture to holographic displays, the workplace of the future promises more than just another day at the office

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

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.

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What makes Prusa i3 MK2 the best 3D printer?

It's a fully open source 3D printer out there.

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U.S. solar growth blows away previous records

The solar market in 2016 grew 95% over the previous year, which for the first time made photovoltaic power the top source of new electricity-generating capacity on an annual basis.

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How open compute cuts server costs in the enterprise

Even if your organization’s not big enough to build your own servers and switches, you can still reap the benefits of OCP designs, including reduced costs.

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50% off Inateck 3 Port USB 3.0 Hub with 2.5 Inch USB 3.0 Hard Drive Disk External Enclosure Case for 9.5mm 7mm 2.5 Inch SATA HDD SSD - Deal Alert

This 3 port USB 3.0 hub converts any 9.5mm & 7mm 2.5-Inch SATA HDD/SSD into an external hard drive for ultimate mobility and convenience. setup is tool free and easy to install and disassemble. The built-in foam pad protect hard...

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India launches 88 Earth imaging satellites from Planet Labs

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C37) has launched into space 88 satellites from Earth imaging company Planet Labs, giving the startup the ability to "image all of Earth's landmass every day.”

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Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1 impresses with it's 'all-screen' design and performance

Does Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1 have what it takes to get you through you a full day of demanding work, streaming video and social media posting? CIO.com senior writer Sarah White runs Dell's newest hybrid through the paces to find out the...

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NASA at work on autonomous space rendezvous technology

NASA is about to launch technology to the International Space Station that could bring the agency closer to enabling rendezvous with a spacecraft without human intervention.

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Intel ships latest Itanium chip called Kittson, but grim future looms

Intel's Itanium chip is hanging by a thread, and after more than three years, the company is now shipping the next and possibly final version of the processor, which is code-named Kittson.

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Apple: Why a Mac user is switching to Windows

Some frustrated Mac users are getting ready to switch to Windows. One writer shares why he is dumping his Mac and moving to Windows. Is his move a harbinger of things to come as Mac users begin leaving Apple behind?

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