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The Apple Watch 3 is awesome

Ten days in with the new Apple Watch 3 and I'm amazed by how quickly it integrated into daily life.

iOS tip: The handy shortcut menu hidden on your iPhone or iPad

Here's a simple trick that will make it much easier for you to find and use the buried features that you regularly use on your iPhone or iPad.

Greenpeace: Apple is green, but there's a greener smartphone maker

Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics 2017 give Apple a B- on its report card, ahead of the likes of Dell, HP, Samsung, and Amazon. But the top spot goes to a company you may not have heard of.

USB-C is a total dumpster fire because we want it to do too much too quickly

USB-C is what you end up with when you try to get a single cable to do too much across too many devices by cobbling together different standards.

iOS 11 power user tips and tricks

Here's how to get the most from iOS 11 on your iPhone and iPad.

The iPhone 8's best feature is one that most people will never get to use

The iPhone 8 - along with the upcoming iPhone X - has a knockout feature, but thanks to Apple's lack of courage, most people will never make use of it.

SanDisk unveils industrial and automotive-grade SD and microSD cards

Need SD or microSD cards that can operate across a broad temperature range? SanDisk have you covered.

Seagate announces 12TB HDDs for desktop PCs and NAS

Seagate expands its Guardian series with 12TB IronWolf and BarraCuda Pro drives HDDs.

Google's $1,000 Pixelbook is what Apple's MacBook should be

Remember when the MacBook was the notebook that people drooled over, and the Chromebook was seen as a joke? Times have changed.

World's biggest hard drive gets even bigger

Western Digital has once again pushed the envelope when to comes to "world's biggest hard drive," hitting 14TB.

AMD unveils E9170 embedded GPU, offering 3X Performance-Per-Watt for low-power embedded applications

The new Radeon E9170 offers support for up to five 4K displays and comes in compact MCM, standard MXM and PCI Express card form factors.

What's it like using the world's fastest smartphone?

Apparently the processor inside the iPhone 8 is a "desktop-class performance in a handset." But does this mean anything?

Super fast NVMe RAID comes to Threadripper

AMD releases a free driver update for its X399 platform.

Everything you need to know about charging your iPhone 8

Using the supplied cable and charger isn't the best way to charge your new iPhone 8. But it's also not the worst.

As expected, the iPhone 8 breaks if you drop it (but it's better than the Samsung Note 8)

As you'd expect from what is essentially two sheets of glass sandwiched together, there's a high probability that the iPhone 8 will break if you drop it.

iPhone 8 off to a slow start

First weekend adoption statistics for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus suggest that adoption is slower than earlier iPhones going back to the iPhone 5 launched in 2013.

iPhone 8 has a smaller battery than the iPhone 7 or Samsung's Galaxy S8

The iFixit teardown reveals a smaller battery than earlier models, although Apple claims that the runtime is the same as its predecessor.

Google Compute Engine now offers faster Nvidia GPUs

Google's Cloud GPUs sees Nvidia K80 and P100 GPUs introduced.

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