Rumor: Intel Will Launch Coffee Lake, Basin Falls Earlier Than Expected

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Intel may be considering pulling in its upcoming HEDT and desktop refreshes. Current rumors suggest next-generation high-end desktop chips will be demoed at Computex, with Coffee Lake launching six months earlier than previously expected.

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Sony unveils SD cards so fast, they’ve bumped up against interface speed limits

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Sony has launched a new lineup of SD cards that push the envelope on what current microSD standards can offer, as far as performance. But be advised — buying a fast SD card doesn’t matter if you don’t have a camera that can push it.

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Analyst: Apple will offer Kaby Lake MacBook Pros with 32GB RAM this year, but battery life could take a hit

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Apple could be prepping a significant MacBook Pro upgrade for 2017, with double the RAM of current models. The impact on battery life, however, is uncertain. Much depends on which RAM technologies Apple uses and what improvements it makes elsewhere in the system.

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Microsoft’s latest Windows update breaks multi-monitor gaming

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Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 patch breaks multi-monitor gaming and the current workarounds are inadequate. How about using that telemetry data to flag users who shouldn’t install a given update, instead of making them all mandatory?

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Why 1 Billion iPhones Sold Matters


Sales of the iPhone for the current quarter may be down, but sales for the decade are up, way up. Apple last week announced that it had sold its billionth iPhone, a historic feat for a consumer electronics product from a single vendor. “We never set out to make the most, but we’ve always set out to make the best products that make a difference,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook. “iPhone has become one of the most important, world-changing and successful products in history. It’s become more than a constant companion.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83756.html?rss=1

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Seagate revives Barracuda name, launches multiple 10TB hard drives for consumer, professional product lines

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Seagate unveiled its new lineup of 10TB hard drives today — a 25% boost over current 8TB products and with multiple consumer and professional products.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/231972-seagate-revives-barracuda-name-launches-multiple-10tb-hard-drives-for-consumer-professional-product-lines

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Adobe Spark will unleash your inner graphic designer

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Adobe’s new Spark offering is more than an upgrade of its current Post app. With Spark you can create high-quality graphic designs from the browser as well as iOS.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/228200-adobe-spark-embargo-until-may-19-9am-et-adobe-spark-will-unleash-your-inner-graphic-designer

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Killer Deals: Apple's current 15" MacBook Pro for $1,749, 12.9" 128GB iPad Pro in Gold for $849, Mac mini for $429

Article Image For the next 6 days only, grab Apple’s current 15″ MacBook Pro for $1,749 (Mid-2015), 128GB Gold 12.9″ WiFi iPad Pro (Late 2015) for $849, and Mac mini (Late 2014) for $429. Plus there’s 1 day left for a $749 11″ MacBook Air and $869 13″ MacBook Pro. All with no tax outside NY.

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Three-fifths of Apple Watch owners plan to upgrade to next model sight unseen

Article Image A little over three-fifths of current Apple Watch owners are planning to upgrade to the next model, even though any features it might have are still nebulous, according to survey data published on Friday.

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Why you’re better off waiting a few more months to upgrade your GPU

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If you’re considering a new GPU in the near future you may want to hold off that purchase. Current cards offer solid performance, but the next generation of 14/16nm cards is looking exceptional.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/226115-why-youre-better-off-waiting-a-few-more-months-to-upgrade-your-gpu

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MacBook stocks dwindle as rumor pegs new 13" & 15" models for second quarter 2016 launch

Article Image Low stocks of some current MacBooks models may indicate that Apple is preparing to refresh its laptops, and may also support a rumor that new 13- and 15-inch systems will ship by the end of the second quarter.

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Faced with FCC regulations on router capabilities, TP-Link blocks open-source updates

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TP-Link has just declared that it won’t allow its routers to be updated by current third-party tools, thanks to FCC rules that mandate new restrictions starting in June 2016. This is the outcome enthusiasts were afraid of — but is TP-Link a canary in a coal mine or an outlier?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/224611-faced-with-fcc-regulations-on-router-capabilities-tp-link-blocks-open-source-updates

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Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt spotted snapping pics with an Apple iPhone

Article Image Former Google CEO and current Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt was in South Korea for a press event this week, where he was spotted taking pictures of the event using an Apple iPhone instead of a Google Android handset.

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Apple issues new version of iOS 9.2.1 to fix iPhones bricked by 'Error 53'

Article Image Apple on Wednesday released an updated version of iOS 9.2.1 — the current edition of its mobile operating system — that will allow users whose iPhones were bricked by third-party home button repairs to bring their devices back to life.

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Deals: $100 off WiFi iPad Pros; 13" MacBook Airs with free Apple Super Drives & 50% off AppleCare

Article Image This week, readers can grab the lowest prices anywhere on all of Apple’s current generation 13″ MacBook Airs bundled with 3 full years of AppleCare extended protection, and also snag a free Apple Super Drive, free shipping, and no sales tax in 48 states with each order. Plus the biggest discounts yet on WiFi iPad Pros.

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Apple execs Phil Schiller, Greg Joswiak, others might testify in upcoming Samsung damages retrial

Article Image Current and former Apple executives, including Phil Schiller,Greg Joswiak and Scott Forstall, are on a list of potential witnesses who could appear at the second Apple v. Samsung damages retrial set for March.

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Deals: Apple's 15" MacBook Pros with free AppleCare, free Canon AirPrint Printer, and up to $90 in cash discounts

Article Image Readers shopping for a current 15″ MacBook Pro this month can not only grab free AppleCare protection plans and a free Canon PIXMA AirPrint-ready printer, but additional cash discounts of up to $90 with free shipping and no tax in 48 states. What’s more, this deal is now instant and no longer requires a mail-in-rebate.

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Apple suppliers expect iPhone 6s orders to be cut by 30% this quarter – report

Article Image Apple suppliers are preparing for slower-than-expected sales of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in the current March quarter, with orders said to be some 30 percent lower than originally expected, according to Japanese business newspaper Nikkei.

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