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Samsung Releases Statement on 840 EVO Performance - Another Fix Is In the Works

Over the last month there has been some concern over the read performance of Samsung’s 840 EVO drives, and whether after Samsung’s previous performance fix, that these same drivers are starting to regress in performance once again. Since...Show More Summary

Apple: Fine, we admit it – MacBook Pros suffer wonky GPU crapness

Give it back and we'll fix it (for free, sigh) Faced with a class-action lawsuit, Apple has agreed to fix MacBook Pros with knackered graphics electronics free of charge.…

Lenovo officially responds to Superfish, releases list of affected systems

Lenovo has continued to "evolve" its messaging on the ongoing Superfish crisis, but the company is still dodging responsibility. It has, however, released a list of systems that "may" be affected.

NSA, GCHQ colluded to steal SIM encryption keys for millions of phones

In further security news this week, the NSA and GCHQ collaborated to steal millions of SIM card encryption keys from one of the world's largest suppliers. This ensured they'd be able to monitor mobile communications worldwide no matter what -- and they did it by targeting individuals accused of no crimes and not otherwise under investigation.

NVIDIA Mobile Overclocking - There and Back Again

The past few months have been a bit interesting on the mobile side of the fence for NVIDIA. Starting with the R346 drivers (347.09 beta and later), NVIDIA apparently decided to lock down overclocking of their mobile GPUs. While thisShow More Summary

Battery builder A123 Systems sues Apple for poaching employees, implies Apple Car is happening

Battery designer 123 Systems has sued Apple, alleging that the company poached its battery engineers -- and let slip that it thinks the Cupertino company is building a car.

Top tech cars of the Chicago Auto Show: Honda Pilot leads the pack

More luxurious Pilot won't steal Acura sales, Honda says. Right. Ford makes Explorer better for cops: the best J-turn cop car ever?

PS4 will continue to outsell the Xbox One through 2018, report says

If a recent analyst report is to be believed, Microsoft's console is doomed to play second fiddle to the PS4 well into 2018.

ET deals: Xbox One with two free games for $350

The latest generation of consoles has been around for over a year now, and some prime deals have finally started popping up. Not only have there been occasional price drops, but bundles add loads of additional value as well. If you still haven't jumped in, now's the time. Show More Summary

How to uninstall Lenovo’s Superfish malware and re-secure your system

If you bought a consumer Lenovo laptop in the past six to eight months, you may have ended up with an unwelcome addition. Here's how to kill the Superfish malware -- and prevent it from hijacking your browser sessions or exposing your private data.

Intel NUC5i5RYK Review: A Broadwell-U UCFF PC for Enthusiasts

The Intel NUC category has been an interesting product line to analyze, as it provides us with insights into where the traditional casual / home use desktop market might end up. UCFF (ultra-compact form factor) PCs have had an excellent reception in the market, both from home and business users. Show More Summary

Apple Initiates Video Repair Program for 2011-2013 MacBook Pros

This week Apple has announced that they are initiating a new repair extension program for the MacBook Pro, in order to address video corruption and stability problems with certain models. The program offers extended repair service for...Show More Summary

Euro broadcast industry still in a fug over that 4K-ing UHD telly

'More How than Wow' says Sky Breaking Fad  The European TV industry’s uneasy shift to Ultra HD came under the spotlight at an industry confab organised by Astra satellite owner SES last week.…

How many Watches will Apple flog? 20, er, 18.5, no, five, wait, 50 million!

Yeah, uh, thanks for that, analysts With the Apple Watch allegedly just weeks away from going on sale, industry pundits are weighing in on their predictions for the Cupertino wearable.…

Lenovo, SuperFish and Security

For the many of us that have purchased a laptop, we are somewhat used to the amount of bloatware that comes pre-installed. Most of this relates to the company specific software, or free trials for office applications or anti-virus software. Show More Summary

Fish skin bandage could help heal your wounds faster

The collagen from fish skin is being tested as a component of wound dressings that could be cheaper and safer than today's alternatives.

Prominent developer criticizes HTTP/2 protocol, claims politics drove adoption process

The new HTTP/2 protocol is finalized and submitted, but not everyone is happy with the final product. Is the design compromised before it even ships?

Android malware hijacks power button, empties wallet while you sleep

Engineer’s reset recommended Security biz AVG has spotted an outbreak of a new kind of Android malware that will come alive even when the phone is supposedly switched off. The software nasty is able to do this by hijacking the mobe's power-off sequence.…

Lenovo PCs ship with adware that destroys system security, breaks HTTPS

Lenovo's consumer laptops are loaded with adware that fundamentally compromises system security and transmits encrypted information to a third-party vendor. Lenovo's response thus far is to pretend the problem doesn't exist and that consumers knowingly chose to buy hardware with non-functioning browser safeguards.

Samsung buys LoopPay ... to be better at bonking than Apple

Mag stripe compatibility has more than twice the penetration Just as rumours that Samsung is about to move into the mobile payments space at next week’s Mobile World Congress were reaching their peak, the South Korean firm announced the acquisition of LoopPay.…

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