AMD’s Vega 56 Hits Store Shelves, Promptly Vanishes

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AMD’s Vega officially shipped on Monday, but only for the briefest of instants. Maintaining supply in the face of cryptocurrency demand is shaping up to be a serious problem — again.

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Latest AMD Ryzen BIOS Updates Really Boost Game Performance

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AMD’s new AGESA 1.0.0.6 update has shipped out to motherboard manufacturers and there look to be a fair number of performance improvements and additional memory timing options now available for adjustment.

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Microsoft leaks Secure Boot credentials, shows why backdoor ‘golden keys’ can’t work

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Microsoft accidentally shipped a security policy that destroys its own Secure Boot system — and demonstrates in the process why security that relies on so-called “golden keys” can never work.

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Fitbit Leads Surge in Wearable Sales


Wearable device makers shipped more than 27 million units globally in the fourth quarter of 2015, an increase of nearly 127 percent over the year-ago quarter, IDC reported Tuesday. Vendors shipped a total of 78.1 million units in 2015, up 171.6 percent over 2014, according to the “Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker” report. Fitbit led the growth, followed by Apple and Xiaomi. While fitness trackers have dominated the market, the future for wearables will expand beyond counting steps and calories, according to IDC’s Ramon Llamas.

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A smartphone was shipped for 1 of every 5 people alive in 2015

Article Image Manufacturers shipped nearly 1.5 billion smartphones to the world’s 7.4 billion inhabitants in 2015 as consumers opted to replace older devices with newer LTE-equipped models or those with larger displays.

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IDC estimates 3.9M Apple Watches sold in Sept. quarter

Article Image Apple shipped approximately 3.9 million Apple Watches in the September quarter, according to new IDC research estimates for the wearables market published on Thursday.

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Apple disables iOS News app in China amid censorship concerns

Article Image Apple is actively blocking Chinese access to the News app shipped as part of iOS 9, a number of iPhone and iPad users recently reported, a move thought to be motivated by that country’s stringent media rules.

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Tech journalist Chris Breen leaves Macworld for job at Apple

Five months after Macworld shipped its last print magazine in September, senior editor and Mac guru Chris Breen on Tuesday announced he will soon leave the publication to take on an unannounced role at Apple.



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KGI: iPhone sales forecast at 73M for Q4 ahead of Apple Watch debut in March, 12" MacBook Air in Q1

Apple is forecast to have shipped a whopping 73 million iPhones over the 2014 holiday quarter on strong iPhone 6 demand, according to one well-connected analyst who also expects a busy start to 2015 for the company, with Apple Watch sales in March and a rumored 12-inch MacBook Air coming sometime before April.



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