Intel Launches AMD Radeon-Powered CPUs

Intel’s new Radeon+Kaby Lake hybrid CPUs are headed for store shelves. Here’s how the SKUs break down and what you need to know.

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Nintendo Switch becomes enormous hit, sells 10M units in under 9 months

Nintendo announced its hybrid console, the Switch, has already sold 10 million units around the globe.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/12/nintendo-switch-becomes-enormous-hit-sells-10m-units-in-under-9-months.html

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Hands on with Lenovo’s IdeaPad Miix 700: Proof that Microsoft’s Surface strategy is working

The Lenvo Ideapad Miix 700 features a by-now familiar keyboard-cover-augmented tablet design
The best news for consumers looking to take the plunge into buying a hybrid Windows tablet-laptop is that there are now plenty of options. The new Lenovo Miix 700 has a lot to offer for those looking for something between the Surface Pro 3 and Surface Pro 4.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/226465-hands-on-with-lenovos-ideapad-miix-700-proof-that-microsofts-surface-strategy-is-working

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New IBM Mainframe Promises Advanced Security for Hybrid Clouds


IBM on Tuesday introduced the z13s, a mainframe computer system optimized for hybrid cloud deployment. The z13s is designed to provide advanced cryptography for mid-sized firms that need a high level of data protection. The advanced cryptography includes built-in hardware security features that effectively double the speed of data encryption and decryption over prior generations of computers without compromising overall performance of the system, the company said.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83128.html?rss=1

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First-look review: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Microsoft has become the leader in hybrid tablet design. That’s significant because Microsoft only got into the PC-making business in 2012. Its Surface Pro tablet has evolved from the heavy 10.6-inch brick introduced back in October 2012 to the highly-refined 12.3-inch Surface Pro 4 we have today. I’ve used all of the of the earlier Surface Pro versions extensively and I can say that Surface Pro 4 handily beats the already-impressive Surface Pro 3.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/14/first-look-review-microsoft-surface-pro-4.html

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Why Apple Music might be worth $10 a month

After months of speculation, Apple today unveiled Apple Music service, a hybrid offering that combines music streaming, a 24/7 worldwide live radio station, and a platform that allows both establ…

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/08/why-apple-music-might-be-worth-10-month/

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AMD’s Project Skybridge, the ARM/x86 hybrid platform, is officially dead

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After announcing a hybrid ARM/x86 design last year, AMD has formally killed its initiative. Project Skybridge is dead.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/205078-amds-project-skybridge-the-armx86-hybrid-core-is-officially-dead

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Microsoft releases Surface 3, but will it vanquish the laptop?

Microsoft began sales of the Surface 3 on Tuesday, its most affordable and portable hybrid tablet-laptop — but will it win over the laptop faithful?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/06/microsoft-releases-surface-3-its-cheapest-lightest-tablet-but-will-it-vanquish/

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3 of the coolest special operations vehicles of 2014

Hybrid motorcycles, flying dune buggies, and the latest Polaris Defense special operations ATV – what red-blooded American wouldn’t want to get behind the wheel and push them to their limits? Special Operations are always driving cutting-edge innovation in military technology, so, here are three vehicle advances from 2014 that also get top marks for just being plain cool and ultra fun to drive.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/03/3-coolest-special-operations-vehicles-2014/

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Asus Poseidon GTX 780 review: Hybrid air/water cooling takes down the R9 295X2

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Asus’ new hybrid Poseidon GPU can run on air or water — your choice — and when overclocked, it can take on AMD’s best. Not bad for the GTX 780 core.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/187412-asus-poseidon-gtx-780-review-hybrid-airwater-cooling-takes-down-the-r9-295×2

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