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Nokia teases new Android phone for February 26 announcement

For the uninitiated, Nokia used to be a big name in smartphones in the years just before the iPhone arrived on the scene. It sold phones and tablet-like devices running Symbian, Maemo, and other platforms that have since bitten the ...

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AMD declares Ryzen will be a four-year architecture, details overclocking plans, emphasizes hard launch

AMD released some additional information about its upcoming Ryzen chips at CES this week. Having spent over four years designing the architecture, the company plans to keep it around for at least that long. That’s according to CTO Mark Papermaster, ...

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Why iPhone production isn’t coming to the United States

Apple is not the top seller of smartphones in the world — not even close. It does, however, have the vast majority of smartphone profits in the world with an estimated 90%. The margins on Apple’s hardware are so large ...

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Lenovo Phab2 Pro review roundup: Bad hardware for an incomplete platform

Google has been working on its Project Tango augmented reality platform since at least 2014, but that’s just when it was unveiled. A lot of work has gone into improving the way phones analyze their environments, but does that translate ...

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Honda may team up with Waymo to make self-driving cars

Google’s self-driving car program was exposed some years back when it was still part of the mysterious Google X research division. The company’s organizational structure has changed markedly since then, and part of that has been a greater emphasis on ...

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Newegg is offering a heck of a deal on AMD’s Fury X

Christmas is a great time for finding deals on various bits of equipment, and Newegg is offering an AMD Fury X at rock-bottom pricing. There’s an XFX version of the GPU for $ 319 at Newegg right now, and while ...

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AMD’s new Radeon Chill feature manages frame rate to cut power consumption, boost responsiveness

Last week, AMD took the wraps off its annual major driver refresh, dubbed Radeon ReLive this time around. While the company releases periodic driver updates with support for new games and various bug fixes, it launches a significant platform update ...

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Apple’s MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has some massive battery life problems

Apple’s new MacBook Pro hasn’t had the smoothest debut. It’s more expensive than previous Mac systems, and it relies heavily on dongles or third-party add-ons to offer port compatibility. But the systems themselves have reviewed well. If you can live ...

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SSD Pricewatch: SSD prices are expected to jump this quarter thanks to limited NAND supply, surging demand

For the last few years, SDD prices have been falling steadily, thanks to increased NAND production by multiple companies and the transition to 3D NAND, which offers vastly increased densities for lower cost-per-bit. That trend is expected to take a ...

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ET deals: Cyber Monday deals are live

Still searching for discounts after Black Friday? Retailers aren’t finished rolling out the deals just yet! You can save big on tablets, laptops, consoles, and even electric toothbrushes during today’s Cyber Monday blow-out, so let’s jump into the bargains! • ...

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