Intel Core i9-7980XE Review: Reclaiming the Desktop Performance Crown

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Intel’s Core i9-7980XE launches today, just six weeks after AMD’s own Threadripper 1950X. AMD has what it takes to go toe-to-toe with Intel here, but the 7980XE is the overall performance champion. Price, however, is another story…

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Intel’s ‘New’ 8th Generation Processors are Built on Kaby Lake, Add Additional Cores

Intel’s 8th generation Core family launches today, and unlike previous generations, it shakes up Intel’s product positioning significantly.

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Ryzen for the Rest of Us: AMD’s New Ryzen 3 Takes On Intel Core i3

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AMD’s budget-oriented Ryzen 3 CPU launches today to take on the Intel Core i3 head-to-head. It’s an interesting tussle, with strengths and weaknesses on both sides.

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Amazon Pushes Alexa, Highlights Small Sellers in Prime Day Deals


Amazon is ready to disrupt the retail landscape for the third consecutive year, as it launches its July 11 Prime Day promotion. The company will offer thousands of discounted items and special promotions to reward its Prime customers and increase their numbers, while rivals scramble to compete. Starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Amazon will offer special curated deals on some of its biggest-selling items. The Amazon Echo smart speaker, powered by its Alexa assistant, will be available for 50 percent off, at $89.99. The Echo Dot will go for $34.99.

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Sega will let you play Sonic the Hedgehog and other games for free

Sega launches five games on mobile: Sonic the Hedgehog, Altered Beast, Phantasy Star II, Kid Chameleon, and Comix Zone. Best of all: they’re all free.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/22/sega-will-let-play-sonic-hedgehog-and-other-games-for-free.html

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SK Hynix Will Launch GDDR6 in 2018, But What About HBM2?

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SK Hynix has announced production on GDDR6 with launches expected in early 2018 — but wasn’t HBM2 supposed to obviate the need for higher-speed conventional memory?

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Apple's iPhone 8 won't switch to USB-C, but will still support fast charging, expert says

Every iPhone that Apple launches in 2017 will feature Lightning connectors with USB-C Power Delivery technology for faster charging, according to a new note from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/02/apples-iphone-8-wont-switch-to-usb-c-but-will-still-support-fast-charging-expert-says.html

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AMD is supposedly planning a 32-core CPU with an eight-channel DDR4 interface

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AMD may be planning a new 32-core server CPU once Zen launches — but whether that’s a good thing or not depends on whether its an Intel bunker buster, or an attempt to compensate for weak per-core performance. Right now, it could be either.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/222921-amd-is-supposedly-planning-a-32-core-cpu-with-an-eight-channel-ddr4-interface

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What's next for Apple in 2016: New product rumor roundup

Article Image Even though Apple’s first major hardware launches for 2016 are probably still months away, rumors of the company’s roadmap are already widespread, including some potential shakeups for products like the iPhone.

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Apple begins testing OS X 10.11.1 with focus on stability, compatibility and security

Before OS X 10.11 El Capitan launches to the public, its first forthcoming maintenance and security update is already available in beta form for developers to test.

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iOS 9's News app grows to 50 publishers amid Safari ad blocking worries

When its News app launches this fall alongside iOS 9, Apple will have over 50 publishing partners on board, a report revealed on Wednesday.

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Apple's rumored streaming music service to tout social network for artists, report says

If and when Apple launches its streaming music service later this year, the company will roll in a social networking platform from which artists can share media, post updates and connect with fans, a report said Wednesday.



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Intel to reportedly supply LTE chips for 2016 iPhone

Apple will reportedly turn to Intel’s new XMM 7360 LTE modem when it launches a special next-generation iPhone model in 2016, suggesting the company is looking to diversify baseband chip suppliers.



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