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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.

Apple hasn't even started iPhone X production, claims analyst

A series of production delays mean that iPhone X production won't start until mid-October.

Add wireless charging to your old iPhone

No, you don't have to buy the latest iPhone 8 or the bank-busting iPhone X to get wireless charging on your iPhone. Here's how to do it for a fraction of the price of a new iPhone.

iOS 11 upgrade tips: Here's how to get your iPhone or iPad ready

Here's what you need to do to make sure that your upgrade goes smoothly and you don't lose any data.

iPhone 8 review roundup

While everyone is still talking about the iPhone X that's set to launch next month, right now it's the time for the iPhone 8 to shine.

The one must-have accessory for all iPhone 8/iPhone X owners

There's no shortage of accessories for the iPhone, but this one is a must-have for anyone who owns an iPhone 8 or iPhone X.

Why I'm skipping the iPhone X

The downsides, unknowns and potential productivity hits outweigh the upsides.

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