Rumor: Prices Leak for Intel’s Coffee Lake

Rumors suggest Intel will introduce Coffee Lake at price points and core counts that align it much more effectively against AMD’s Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 families.

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Leaked Intel Slide Reveals Coffee Lake CPU Lineup

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A leaked slide points to significant performance uplifts between Kaby Lake and the upcoming Coffee Lake. These new chips could prove potent competitors to AMD’s Ryzen family.

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Surface Book review roundup: great GPU performance and battery life, but it doesn’t come cheap

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The new Surface Book scores big points for improved GPU performance and even better battery life, but older components, high prices, limited CPU improvements, and Microsoft’s decision not to sell the Performance Base separately from the primary system were all considered negatives by various reviewers.

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Add-on Telephoto Smartphone Lenses Get You Close to the Action

One of the top selling points of the new iPhone 7 Plus is its telephoto lens, which lets you get twice as close to the action as the typical smartphone.

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Apple's iPhone loses ground in 'urban China' for first time since 2014 – report

Article Image Apple’s smartphone marketshare in “urban China” dropped 3.2 percentage points year-over-year during the spring quarter of 2016 — marking the company’s first such decline in the region since August 2014, according to research data published on Wednesday.

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The iPhone's home button could get a Liquidmetal makeover, new Apple patent shows

Article Image A recently granted Apple patent points to a new use for Liquidmetal — a simplified home button design that would cut down on complexity and last longer than conventional components.

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Fitbit Shares Surge on Healthy Downloads


Fitbit shares earlier this week climbed several percentage points after the company’s app topped the iOS charts over the Christmas holiday. The Fitbit app was the top free app downloaded from Apple’s App Store on Christmas Day. It was already the most downloaded app in the store’s fitness and health category. The Fitbit Charge was also one of the three most popular products ordered via Amazon Prime’s free same-day shipping service over the period.

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iPhone 6s launch propels Apple to further gains in global smartphone market, Gartner says

Article Image Apple’s share of the global smartphone market rose 0.6 points year-over-year to 13.1 percent in the September quarter, although Google’s Android cemented its lead as the world’s dominant mobile platform, Gartner said in research data released on Wednesday.

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Apple invention uses electrodes to dry out wet iPhone innards

Article Image An Apple invention published on Thursday points to work on water resistant portable devices capable of expelling water from speaker and microphone cavities using varied electric charges and acoustics.

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AMD releases specs, pricing on Radeon Fury, showcases Project Quantum platform

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At E3 this week, AMD revealed the formal specs on Fiji, its price points, and demonstrated form factors and its new concept system, dubbed Project Quantum.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/208461-amd-releases-specs-pricing-on-radeon-fury-showcases-project-quantum-platform

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Hundreds of iOS apps vulnerable to HTTPS-based FREAK attack

A report on Tuesday points out that a recent SSL/TSL vulnerability dubbed “FREAK” is not restricted to Web browsers and can affect mobile apps, leaving hundreds of iOS apps open to potential man-in-the-middle attacks.



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Fresh details leak on Intel Skylake processors and chipsets

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A new update on Intel’s Skylake and Broadwell roadmap points to improved PCIe 3.0 connectivity and better support for high-speed peripherals coming later in 2015.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/198783-fresh-details-leak-on-intel-skylake-chipsets-processors

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Easing Linux Into the Enterprise


The pulling points for migrating either to the Linux desktop or the Linux server often are reduced to two things. One is the cost of not migrating. The other is a decision to deploy Linux gradually — or entirely — throughout the office infrastructure. Individuals and businesses migrate to Linux for a variety of reasons. Some do it for cost efficiency. Others make the computing change for the greater flexibility open source software provides. Either way, leaving behind an existing computing system is not impossible.

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Next-gen Thunderbolt details: 40Gbps, PCIe 3.0, HDMI 2.0, and 100W power delivery for single-cable PCs

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A leaked slide points to a double-bandwidth Thunderbolt coming in 2015 with up to 40Gbps of bandwidth. Will this kick TB into the mainstream, or is Intel chasing a fundamentally different market?

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