Intel's 8th-gen Core CPUs could boost laptop performance by 40 percent
PCWorld
PCs using the new 8th-gen Core chips should begin shipping soon, Intel said, with about 80 new system designs ready to go by the 2017 holiday season. The far more interesting story, at least for enthusiasts, will be how Intel has loosened the ...

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HTC Vive Review: Still The Best PC VR Headset Money Can Buy
Know Your Mobile
With the PC set up I took delivery of the HTC Vive review sample and was surprised by the size of the box it came in. Opening this cardboard box showed that the device was contained inside another box; this is the actual retail packaging rather than ...
HTC drops price of Vive by $200 as it looks to compete with Facebook's aggressive VR pricingTechCrunch
HTC cuts Vive price to $600 as an answer to Facebook's Oculus Rift discountsVentureBeat

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Better Buy: HP Inc. vs. Cisco Systems
Motley Fool
Cisco pays a higher dividend, but HP's better growth rates and more visible tailwinds make it a better buy at current prices. HP's core PC and printing businesses will likely keep growing at slow and steady rates, whereas Cisco's routing and switching ...

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What to do when your laptop's touchpad stops working
PCWorld
If the problem just started, reboot your computer and see if that fixes it. (Yes, I know that's painfully obvious, but we all sometimes overlook the obvious.) If that doesn't work, try these solutions. First, make sure you haven't accidentally disabled ...



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Don't buy a back-to-school PC
Redding Record Searchlight
After a summer of hard use, your family computer may seem destined for retirement. But even if it's running slower than ever, giving you errors or not turning on at all, it may not be fully done for. Here are some tips and tricks to get your tech ready ...



PC Gamer

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 review
PC Gamer
If you buy Vega 64 as a standalone card for $499, it's plenty fast for gaming purposes, and it's AMD's fastest graphics chip ever. Period. 1440p gaming using a FreeSync monitor is a great experience overall. If that's what you're after, wait for Vega ...

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How to build your own gaming PC: STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE ...
Business Insider
Building your own gaming PC is easy, and not scary at all!

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Gizmodo Australia

Would You Buy A New PC Based On Its 3DMark Score?
Gizmodo Australia
If you were shopping in a big-box retail store for an off-the-shelf PC, would having a concrete, comparative performance figure help your buying decision? Futuremark, maker of 3DMark and PCMark, has teamed up with Elkjøp Nordic — one of the largest ...



PC Gamer

What game does everyone seem to love, but you can't stand it?
PC Gamer
Every week, we ask our panel of PC Gamer writers a question about PC gaming. This week: ... Thankfully, being a hardware journalist, most of those I didn't actually buy with my own money, because I find these games boring, and frankly I suck at them. I ...



The Register

What weighs 800kg and runs Windows XP? How to buy an ATM for fun and profit
The Register
BSides Weighing in at 800kg secondhand, freestanding ATMs - a “safe with a computer on top” - are a logistical nightmare to own and research, security boffin Leigh-Anne Galloway warned delegates at the BSides Manchester infosec conference yesterday.


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