Nvidia Unveils Major Volta Upgrade to its SaturnV Supercomputer

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Nvidia has made a massive upgrade to its own supercomputer, the SaturnV, courtesy of the Volta V100 GPU.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259046-nvidia-announces-major-volta-upgrade-saturnv-supercomputer?source=computing

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Microsoft Will End Final Free Windows 10 Upgrade Program On December 31

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The official free upgrade offer has been over for more than a year, but now Microsoft is ending the final workaround that let you get Windows 10 by telling a little white lie.

The post Microsoft Will End Final Free Windows 10 Upgrade Program On December 31 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/258161-microsoft-will-end-final-free-windows-10-upgrade-program-december-31?source=Computing

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Can You Build a $500 Gaming PC to Match the Xbox One X?

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Can you build a PC — or upgrade one — to match the Xbox One X’s capabilities? It’s going to depend on what hardware you have already, but we step through the options and what’s available today.

The post Can You Build a $500 Gaming PC to Match the Xbox One X? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/251081-build-500-gaming-pc-xbox-one-x?source=Computing

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Kingsoft Adds Cloud Support to WPS Office


Kingsoft on Tuesday announced that it has expanded its WPS Office suite to include WPS Cloud. The upgrade enables users to work in a cross-platform office suite environment with added storage, file roaming and sharing capabilities. The cloud-enhanced version is available for PCs and mobile as a fully functional free release and with premium subscriptions. It runs on Linux, Windows, Mac and Android devices. The free version is ad-supported. Today’s mobile users are accustomed to ad-supported apps and other software, according to Kingsoft.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84450.html?rss=1

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Microsoft faces new class-action lawsuit over its Windows 10 upgrade policy

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Microsoft is facing another class-action lawsuit for its upgrade practices related to Windows 10.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246587-microsoft-faces-class-action-lawsuit-windows-10-upgrade-policy?source=Computing

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Analyst: Apple will offer Kaby Lake MacBook Pros with 32GB RAM this year, but battery life could take a hit

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Apple could be prepping a significant MacBook Pro upgrade for 2017, with double the RAM of current models. The impact on battery life, however, is uncertain. Much depends on which RAM technologies Apple uses and what improvements it makes elsewhere in the system.

The post Analyst: Apple will offer Kaby Lake MacBook Pros with 32GB RAM this year, but battery life could take a hit appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242837-analyst-predicts-apple-will-offer-kaby-lake-macbook-pros-32gb-ram-year-battery-life-take-hit?source=Computing

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How to choose the right mechanical keyboard

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Mechanical keyboards have never been cheaper or better, and it’s an upgrade you’ll benefit from greatly. But… which board should you get? And what’s all this about switches?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/241872-choose-right-mechanical-keyboard?source=Computing

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Intel Core i7-7700K review: Kaby Lake debuts for desktop

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Intel’s new Kaby Lake CPU hits the market today, but is it a worthwhile upgrade? How much performance did Intel’s improved 14nm process yield? We review the core, explore these questions, and discuss our findings.

The post Intel Core i7-7700K review: Kaby Lake debuts for desktop appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/241950-intels-core-i7-7700k-reviewed-kaby-lake-debuts-desktop?source=Computing

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PSA: Windows 7 and 8 keys apparently still work for free Windows 10 upgrades

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Microsoft’s free upgrade period for Windows 10 may have officially ended, but the OS is still unofficially available (legally) through several channels.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/232972-psa-windows-7-and-8-keys-apparently-still-work-for-free-windows-10-upgrades

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Windows 10’s free upgrade expires very soon and you really ought to download it

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Microsoft’s free upgrade to Windows 10 will expire soon — we still recommend you grab your free copy and activate it, even if you don’t intend to keep or use it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/232694-windows-10s-free-upgrade-expires-very-soon-and-you-really-ought-to-download-it

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Microsoft slapped with class-action lawsuits over Windows 10 upgrade practices

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Microsoft is facing class-action lawsuits related to its Windows 10 upgrade practices — one from within the US, and one from Israel.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/232599-microsoft-slapped-with-class-action-lawsuits-over-windows-10-upgrade-practices

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Microsoft reverses course on Windows 10’s malware-style upgrade tactics

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Microsoft has finally rolled out a fresh set of changes to its Windows 10 upgrade policy settings, but with just a month to go, are the changes too little, too late?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/230917-microsoft-reverses-course-on-windows-10s-malware-style-upgrade-tactics

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