Apple Recalls Some MacBook Air SSDs, Get Yours Replaced

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Apple has announced that it’s recalling some MacBook Airs that were bought between June 2012 and June 2013 due to faulty solid-state drives that may be vulnerable to failing at any time, specifically 64GB and 128GB models. Obviously, this is kind of a big deal, since all of your precious is data on that solid-state drive, […]

NVIDIA Reveals Rebrands and Expands NVIDIA SHIELD Streaming

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NVIDIA has formally announced Gamestream, an upgrade and rebranding of the streaming technology that allows its NVIDIA SHIELD handheld console to stream video games from their PCs. The company announced the updated project at a press event in Montreal this morning. Launching on October 28th, the Gamestream standard allows PCs equipped with NVIDIA’s graphics cards to […]

Intel CEO Says to Expect $99 Tablets this Holiday Season

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Tablets keep getting cheaper and cheaper, and it seems that the trend won’t stop during the holiday season. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich says that we should expect $99 tablets during the holiday shopping season, as well as $299 Haswell-equipped laptops and $349 hybrid machines. Krzanich said during a conference call today with analysts that touchscreen-based laptops running […]

Cheaper iMac Rumored for Next Year

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Apple is expected to launch a cheaper, budget-minded iMac next year, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via AppleInsider). On top of Apple becoming more aggressive with its pricing for the iMac in 2014, the budget iMac is said to be Apple’s entry-level computer that could boost iMac sales by 10% to 20% year-over-year. Currently, Apple’s cheapest […]

Ad Tracking Possible Through Accelerometers, Researchers Claim

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Accelerometers are quite the engineering feat, allowing users to control various things on the software-end by simply moving around their handsets. However, researchers have found that accelerometers can also be used to track web usage in order to provide catered ads to users. Researchers at Stanford University have discovered a way to distinguish and track individual […]

Amazon Set-Top Box Reportedly Arriving in Time for Holidays

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Amazon’s long-rumored set-top streaming box is rumored to be released sometime later this year, in time for the holidays, according to the Wall Street Journal. The streaming media box will obviously be a vehicle for streaming Amazon Prime content to the television, but sources are also saying that the company will add third-party apps as […]

Not Just Samsung: Almost All Companies Inflate Benchmarks

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It was recently discovered that Samsung tampered with benchmark results for its new Galaxy Note 3 phablet-style smartphone, and while all the fingers are pointed at Samsung, it turns that almost all phone manufacturers are doing the same thing, according to a report by AnandTech. The report provides evidence that suggests nearly all phone manufacturers, with […]

WD My Cloud Launches for Personal Cloud Storage Up to 4TB

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Western Digital has launched a new hard drive and cloud storage solution called My Cloud, which allows users to essentially create their own cloud storage service, but have all their files stored on a local drive instead of company servers. Once users have My Cloud set up, they can access the files from any device […]

Apple Updates iMacs with Haswell, Faster Graphics and More

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Apple has quietly updated its iMac line with several new improvements, including all-new Intel 4th-generation Haswell processors, faster graphics, 802.11ac WiFi, and improved flash storage. The entry-level 21.5-inch iMac now sports a 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor, as well as new Intel Iris Pro integrated graphics. The higher-end 21.5-inch model now features a quad-core Intel […]

HP Chromebook 14 Launching Before Holiday for $299

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HP’s recently-announced Chromebook 14 laptop will be launching sometime before the holiday shopping season begins and will be priced at $299. Both Google and Intel announced new Chromebooks yesterday, from various hardware partners, like Acer, HP, Toshiba and Asus. The Chromebook 14 is the most powerful Chromebook that has been built so far, and it’ll […]

Google Unveils New Chromebooks with Better Battery Life

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Google and Intel just announced a line of new Chromebooks today at the Intel Developer Forum, and they each come packing with Intel’s latest fourth-generation Haswell processors. The companies revealed four new Chromebooks in all, two of which are from HP and Acer (current Chromebook partners), and the other two are from Toshiba and Asus, […]

Intel Launches New Bay Trail Atom Chips for Tablets

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Just a couple months after launching its fourth-generation Haswell processors, Intel is updating its Atom lineup with new Bay Trail chips for Windows 8 and Android tablets. The new 22nm chips use Intel’s newest Silvermont architecture, and are officially dubbed the Z3000 series. These new processors will go head-to-head with ARM and nVidia in the […]

Wacom Unveils Bamboo Pad Trackpad for Writing and Drawing

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Wacom has announced the Bamboo Pad. It’s the company’s latest Bamboo product that looks to take on the desktop trackpad market by releasing a device meant for drawing and writing digitally on smaller surfaces. The Bamboo Pad has functions similar to that of the Magic Trackpad, with a full touch-sensitive surface and gesture support, but […]

Griffin MultiDock Securely Charges Up to 31 Devices at Once

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Griffin’s PowerDock 5 may be the best solution for charging up all of your devices at home, but the company just unveiled a similar solution for enterprise use. It’s called the MultiDock and it’s essentially a series of anodized aluminum boxes that can fit 10 devices each, and they can be closed and locked up […]

Sony VAIO Flip Announced, Looks To Take on Lenovo Yoga Series

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In an effort to take on Lenovo’s Yoga convertible laptop series, Sony announced the VAIO Flip today during their press conference at IFA 2013. The VAIO Flip is Sony’s first crack at a true convertible hybrid laptop tablet combination, and it can be folded into several different positions. And unlike, Lenovo’s offerings, the VAIO flip […]

HDMI 2.0 Announced with 4K Support at 60fps

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It’s late, but it’s finally here. The HDMI Forum has officially announced the HDMI 2.0 specification, which is capable of delivering 18Gbps speeds. This is fast enough to deliver 3840×2160 (4K) resolution video at up to 60 frames per second. The HDMI Forum says this is “four times the clarity of 1080p video, which is currently the […]

Apple TV Refresh Likely at September 10 Event

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New iPhones and possibly a new AirPort Express are already rumored to be unveiled at Apple’s September 10 event, but the latest product to be added to the rumor mill is an update to the Apple TV. According to supply and trade blog Panjiva, three bills of lading from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security show […]

AirPort Express Shortage Hints at Imminent 802.11ac Refresh

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Numerous Apple Stores and Best Buy locations are experiencing shortages of AirPort Express base stations, with some locations completely sold out of them. Seeing as how Apple doesn’t seem to be in too much of a hurry to restock supply at these locations, it could be a sign that the company is gearing up for […]

Nintendo in Trouble as Gamers Look to PS4, Xbox One, iPhone & iPad

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It wasn’t all that long ago that gaming industry watchers marveled at Nintendo. Collectively they wondered how this old gaming company had managed to create a gaming console with a motion controller that dominated more technologically impressive consoles from both Sony and Microsoft. Unfortunately for Nintendo, it’s no longer 2006. Playing games on a tablet […]

Nintendo 2DS to Bring Lower Cost Nintendo 2DS To Gamers Everywhere

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It seems Nintendo isn’t comfortable with just sitting back and allowing smartphones and cheaper gaming options to move in on its mobile console gaming territory. This fall the company will be striking back with the Nintendo 2DS: a cheaper device for the low-end gaming market. While the company hasn’t posted an official announcement on the […]