Microsoft launches less expensive flagship Surface Book without an Nvidia GPU

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Microsoft has trimmed the price on its highest-end Surface Book flagships by ditching the discrete GPU, but its Core i5 hardware is now the same price whether you buy a GPU or not.

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The traditional smartphone flagship is sinking, but don’t count it out just yet

Smartphones are getting cheaper all the time. Sales of high-end $700 or $800 flagships are generally declining. More people are bypassing carriers and buying directly from OEMs, or picking up unlocked devices from online retailers. Could we be looking at the end of the traditional, expensive flagship phone? Can Samsung, LG, or even Apple keep asking us to pay big bucks for their latest offerings?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/10/traditional-smartphone-flagship-is-sinking-but-dont-count-it-out-just-yet/

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Horsepower of Apple's A8 & iPhone 6 extend iOS's gaming lead over Android's Google Play

While many new Android flagships sport hardware specifications that appear competitive with recent iPhones, top rated iPhone games remain conspicuously missing from Google Play, a problem that Apple’s new Metal API and 64-bit Application Processors threaten to only make worse going forward, despite Android’s lead in unit shipments overall.



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