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Acer XB280HK 4K G-SYNC Monitor Review

When it comes to gaming, 4K displays present a conundrum (beyond 4K being used incorrectly, but I’ll still use it). On the one hand, all the extra pixels allow for far more detail. On the other, that is a lot of pixels to push for a GPU. Show More Summary

Dell XPS 13 (2015) Ultrabook, HotHardware's Full Review

Utlrabook designs just keep getting better, thinner, more powerful and more capable with each iteration of the various platforms on the market. Dell's XPS line of ultrabooks has always done relatively well in the arena, with some notable break-out features, like composite carbon fiber construction, that helped them stand out in a sea of offerings...

Vivaldi: Opera team builds a better browser, but is there room for it?

Can Vivaldi succeed against Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, and even Opera? It's a major challenge, especially when you don't have an operating system of your own.

Testing USB 3.1: Some Preliminary Results with the MSI X99A Gaming 9 ACK

Everyone wants more. Everyone wants more storage space, faster access, cheaper costs. It should have been here yesterday, but we are restrained at the current rate of development which sometimes moves in strides or sometimes does the 1-2 quickstep. Show More Summary

A year with Canada's Volvo-esque smartphone – The BlackBerry Z30

It's a phone! It texts! It calls! It surfs the web. OK, it's rather nice Comment  Why return to the Blackberry Z30, a phone that's over a year old?…

Windows fondleslab price war FINALLY pulls in the punters

All it took was a reduction of 70 per cent. Margin, what margin? Microsoft is, er, fighting back in the UK tab tussle stakes after grabbing market share from OS rivals, although the small victory could be seen as a bit hollow.…

Scientists use 20 billion fps camera to film a laser in flight

Light is the fastest thing in the universe, so Heriot-Watt University researchers built a mega-fast camera to film it moving through the air.

Fanbois to gamebois: Apple paperwork reveals iOS FUNPAD

Hey, Nintendo – look here. No, here, not at this patent. Don't want to make you cry Apple has been granted a patent in the US on a gaming controller pad for iOS-powered things.…

Apple Q1 FY 2015 Financial Results: Record iPhone Sales Drive Record Earnings

Apple announced its earnings today for their first quarter of fiscal year 2015, with the quarter ending on December 27 th 2014. This was a huge quarter for them, with new iPads, iMac coming to market, and of course the iPhone which launched right at the tail end of their last quarter. Show More Summary

You, iFans. Watch out in APRIL, warns Apple boss Tim Cook

As massive iPhone sales boost biz to $18bn net profit in A QUARTER Apple chief exec Tim Cook has said his company's smartwatch won't go on sale until April – not that he's too fussed about the delay given Apple banked $18 BILLION in profit since October.…

ET deals: Dell UltraSharp U2715H 27-inch 1440p IPS monitor with three year warranty for $525

If you're looking for a top notch monitor when it comes to quality and support, Dell's UltraSharp line usually does the trick. Thanks to a rare 25% discount on the 27-inch 1440p U2715H monitor, you can now pick up this beauty for just $525, the best price around.

Apple Announces April Ship Date for Apple Watch

Today Apple announced their earnings and sales for the holiday quarter of 2014. The company sold 74.5 million iPhones, and strong earnings which were fueled by the newly released iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. While the information about Apple's financial situation is interesting for investors and analysts, it's really of no consequence to general consumers. Show More Summary

'Super-secure' BlackPhone pwned by super-silly txt msg bug

People always talk about your reputation... Just be good to free() Exclusive  The maker of BlackPhone – a mobile marketed as offering unusually high levels of security – has patched a critical vulnerability that allows hackers to run malicious code on the handsets.…

Streaming music services have killed piracy in Norway

A new report from the IFPI indicates that music piracy has all but been eliminated in Norway, thanks to digital streaming -- but the associated financial trends are terrible for everyone in the music industry who isn't Taylor Swift or Justin Bieber.

AMD’s next-gen CPU leak: 14nm, simultaneous multithreading, and DDR4 support

New rumors are starting to surface regarding AMD's upcoming Zen architecture. Will 14nm technology, DDR4 support, and a new multi-threading model give AMD the ammunition it needs to reinvent its own processors?

Interview with OCZ's CEO Ralph Schmitt: The New Tides of OCZ

At CES I had the opportunity to sit down with Ralph Schmitt, OCZ's CEO, for a good hour to discuss the state of the company. Before we get to the actual interview, let me introduce Mr. Schmitt. Mr. Schmitt has been OCZ's CEO since October 2011, and prior to that he was actually an OCZ board member while he was the President and CEO of PLX Technology. Show More Summary

New germanium-tin laser could replace copper wire for data transfers

A new germanium-tin laser could be used to speed data transfers within CPUs and integrate more easily with existing manufacturing processes -- if certain problems with temperature can be resolved.

5 top tech cars for living through the blizzard

All-wheel drive is a important. Heated rear seats are nice. You must get snow tires.

Apple Releases iOS 8.1.3 With Bug Fixes and Reduced Storage Requirements

Today Apple sent out the newest version of iOS to all devices capable of running versions of iOS 8. This update brings iOS to version 8.1.3, and like the 8.1.2 patch before it, this update is aimed at squashing bugs that still remain after the major iOS 8.0 and 8.1 updates from last year. Show More Summary

Xbox One catching up to PS4, but the numbers don’t add up

Microsoft announced that it sold 6.6 million Xbox consoles over the holidays -- much more than the leading PS4 -- but the numbers aren't necessarily what they seem.

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