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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Microsoft’s Project Scorpio will improve games at 1080p as well as offering 4K

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New rumors concerning the Xbox One Scorpio suggest both 1080p and 4K gamers have advantages to look forward to when Microsoft’s major console refresh ships this winter.

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'Dopey' and 'Bashful'? Twitterverse suggests names for newly-found exoplanets

People are taking to Twitter to suggest 7 names for the 7 newly-discovered Earth-size planets announced by NASA this week.

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Rumors suggest AMD’s Zen servers will pack 32 cores, serious heat

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New rumors suggest that AMD’s top-end Zen server chips will pack an enormous amount of potential performance, as AMD aims to regain lost market share in the server space.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/230305-rumors-suggest-amds-zen-servers-will-pack-32-cores-serious-heat

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Nvidia may scrap its high-end mobile GPUs, bring full-size GTX 1080, 1070 to laptops

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New rumors suggest that Nvidia’s GTX 1080 and 1070 are sleek enough to be slipped into current laptop designs — no modifications or special mobile product SKUs required.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/229508-nvidia-may-scrap-its-high-end-mobile-gpus-bring-full-size-gtx-1080-1070-to-laptops

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Apple again rumored to drop 3.5mm headphone jack from 'iPhone 7' for Lightning, Bluetooth

Article Image Rumblings out of East Asia again suggest Apple will ditch the industry standard 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of a Bluetooth wireless/Lightning audio solution, potentially forcing customers invested in the stalwart format to purchase new gear.

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Apple trademark filings hint at more live Beats radio stations

Article Image Beats 1 was just the beginning, new trademark applications from Apple suggest, with four more live streaming radio stations potentially on the way.

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Samsung, GlobalFoundries to fab next-gen AMD GPUs, APUs

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New reports suggest AMD will tap Samsung and GF for more of its manufacturing this cycle than in previous years. The move could help it fulfill its wafer supply agreements to GF and consolidate manufacturing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/219859-samsung-globalfoundries-to-fab-next-gen-amd-gpus-apus

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Cook Rearranges Apple's Executive Suite


Apple on Thursday announced some personnel moves that suggest CEO Tim Cook’s future vision for the company. He named Jeff Williams chief operating officer, elevated Johny Srouji to Apple’s executive team by making him a senior vice president, broadened the powers of Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller to include supervision of Apple’s App Store across all its platforms, and added Tor Myhren as the new vice president of marketing communications.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82895.html?rss=1

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With Zen delayed, AMD could tap Carrizo for 2016 desktop hardware

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Rumors suggest that AMD is prepping a desktop version of Carrizo for launch in 2016. The chip could theoretically offer some advantages over the older Kaveri, but does AMD have something else up its sleeve?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/219303-with-zen-delayed-amd-could-tap-carrizo-for-2016-desktop-hardware

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Apple's 'iPhone 6s' again said to be in production as parts leaks continue

Late-week reports from the Asian supply chain continue to suggest that Apple’s next-generation iPhone has begun to roll off of assembly lines, with some indications that the forthcoming device will sport a nearly identical outward appearance with slightly tweaked internals.

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Photos of alleged 'iPhone 6s' chassis show revised internal layout, unchanged external design

A set of supposedly leaked photos suggest Apple’s next-generation iPhone will include new or redesigned internal components, while retaining an external design identical to current models.

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Future Intel Skylake Xeons could pack up to 28 cores, 6 memory channels

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Leaked slides from Intel suggest the company will ship a 28-core Xeon by 2018, substantially outstripping its current 18-core versions — and six memory channels per CPU socket.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/206659-future-skylake-xeons-could-pack-up-to-28-cores-6-memory-channels

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Apple seeks to improve the stylus with dynamic input based on pressure, grip, angle & more

As rumors suggest Apple will launch a 12.9-inch iPad with a new stylus accessory later this year, a new patent application offers a glimpse at what the company could be working on, describing an advanced stylus that would offer much more dynamic ways of interacting with a touchscreen than just the press of a finger.



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Rumors swirl Pebble may be in financial trouble post-Apple Watch launch

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Reports suggest that Pebble may be in funding trouble, despite enormous Kickstarter success and a proven track record.

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Second wave of online-only Apple Watch preorders rumored to start in Italy, other countries May 8

Plans for Apple’s international retail stores appear to suggest that the company will begin taking preorders for the Apple Watch in more countries around the world starting on Friday, May 8.



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Apple's ultra-thin 12-inch MacBook benchmarks on par with 2011 MacBook Air

Fresh benchmark statistics posted to the Web on Wednesday suggest Apple’s upcoming 12-inch MacBook laptop will perform at levels commensurate of older MacBook Air models from 2011.



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Apple looking for hardware and software engineers to build virtual reality displays

A handful of recent Apple corporate job postings suggest the company is experimenting with virtual and augmented reality hardware and software, an area of intense interest some believe will be the next tech battleground.



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