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Apple said to be ditching Samsung in favor of TSMC for A7 CPU

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The fact that Apple relies upon Samsung, its arch-rival, for a healthy amount of its components, is one of the biggest paradoxes in the tech industry. Still, if The Korea Times is to be believed, the unhappy marriage between the… Go To Full Article

Hardware Accelerated BitLocker Encryption

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Most modern SSDs come with some form of hardware encryption. On these drives with hardware encryption, it’s usually permanently turned on - all data written to the NAND is typically stored in encrypted form. This stems from the fact that… Go To Full Article

Seagate Hybrid Laptop Thin SSHD 500GB

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Our evaluation of the Seagate Hybrid Laptop Thin SSHD 500GB is now online for your viewing pleasure. If you want all the storage space a standard hard drive provides with the speed closer to that of an SSD, you should… Go To Full Article

EVGA GTX 650 Ti BOOST SC Graphics Card Review

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We’re back today with another iteration of NVIDIA’s new GTX 650 Ti BOOST, this time from EVGA in the form of their GTX 650 Ti BOOST SuperClocked (SC for short). This card is obviously clocked above the stock GTX 650… Go To Full Article

Heineken Ignite concept imagines a future of interactive, LED-laden beer bottles

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It's not the first time Heineken has found itself at the intersection of beer and technology, but the Dutch brewer's latest effort has resulted in a first of sorts for the company: its first "interactive beer bottle." Revealed at Milan… Go To Full Article

Sony Xperia ZL review: a giant phone in a surprisingly compact frame

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Sony took a rather unusual path with its flagship smartphone for 2013: it designed the hardware twice. The Xperia Z is ostensibly the star of the show with its glass body and waterproofing, but it's launching alongside the Xperia ZL,… Go To Full Article

Intel's Horse Canyon NUC (Core i5 & USB 3.0) sighted

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Plenty of gems to be unearthed at every IDF, you'll just have to be alert enough to spot them. Go To Full Article

Gigabyte's ITX motherboard for Haswell - Z87N-WIFI

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Our 2nd IDF Beijing sighting of the day - pretty much the same last year's Z77N-WIFI (dual Gigabit LAN, mPCIe wireless with Bluetooth/WiFi/WiDi) from Gigabyte, except with a different socket (LGA 1150) and PCH (Z87). Lets just hope it has… Go To Full Article

The Real Reason Yahoo Bought That Kid's Startup For $30M

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For over a month, no one really knew why Yahoo spent $30 million on a seventeen year old kid's company that didn't even design or build the app it was selling. Business Insider has the answer (now the whole thing… Go To Full Article

SimCity enables budding city developers on Mac starting June 11th

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SimCity's reboot has seen its fair share of tumult since launching for PC earlier this year -- massive queues to log in, downed servers, and a messy (attempted) public relations cleanup. Things have more or less leveled off for the… Go To Full Article

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