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Samsung’s preparing to release a new Smartwatch

May 25, 2014 | By More
Samsung’s preparing to release a new Smartwatch

  Samsung is reportedly prepping a new smartwatch that will double as a standalone phone. The wrist-worn device, which would give Dick Tracy’s communicator a run for its money, is said to make its debut between June and July, and will run on Samsung’s own Tizen operating system. According to The Wall Street Journal, Samsung […]

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Nvidia’s $50,000 Iray VCA Rendering Accelerator

March 30, 2014 | By More
Nvidia’s $50,000 Iray VCA Rendering Accelerator

At Nvidia’s GTC 2014 conference, the company introduced a GPU rendering appliance called the Iray VCA (Visual Computing Appliance). This appliance aims to eliminate the costly, lengthy process of building physic al prototypes by rendering computer models with extremely high visual fidelity. Nvidia’s Iray is a photo-realistic renderer already used in Autodesk’s 3ds Max and […]

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Windows 8.1 Update in April 2014

March 2, 2014 | By More
Windows 8.1 Update in April 2014

    For the last several months, the release date of Windows 8.1 Update 1 has been all over the place, with rumors claiming that the update will arrive at BUILD, after BUILD, or perhaps sometime in March. This latest release date, provided by Paul Thurrott via Twitter, definitely makes sense given that April 8 […]

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Upcoming Intel “Broadwell” Chip may have 18 Cores

December 22, 2013 | By More
Upcoming Intel “Broadwell” Chip may have 18 Cores

  Talk about more cores for next generation Intel chips.. How about 18 Cores!!  Continuing the strategy seen in Ivy Bridge-EP and Haswell-EP, Intel will not exactly speed up the cores, but simply pile up more of them on each die. Expect to see up to 18-core Broadwell-EP chips, with multiple die variants: one of […]

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Xbox One Review (Video)

December 13, 2013 | By More
Xbox One Review (Video)

So the Xbox One aims high, but does it fly too close to the sun? Is the $100 premium over PS4 worth it? Is the console’s entertainment and TV integration fully realized? Should Xbox 360 owners upgrade now or wait? These are the questions you’ve had all year — and now, it’s time for the […]

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LG updates Google Nexus 5

December 13, 2013 | By More
LG updates Google Nexus 5

LG just updated Nexus 5. The Nexus 5 is one of our favorite phones of the year, but it isn’t without issues. Early adopters complained about low volume and loose power button. While neither of these issues are deal breakers for those of us on Team Tom’s using the Nexus 5, LG and Google have […]

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Apple iWatch to Arrive in October 2014

December 13, 2013 | By More
Apple iWatch to Arrive in October 2014

After Samsung’s Galaxy Gear,  Apple is getting ready to release their version of “Gear”. According to Chinese site C Technology [Google Translate, via GForGames], Apple is planning to release its long-rumored iWatch alongside the next iPhone in October 2014, with the company having tested two iWatch prototypes. However, the report also states that Apple has […]

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Samsung’s New 1 TB mSATA SSD

December 10, 2013 | By More
Samsung’s New 1 TB mSATA SSD

Samsung announced their new SSD offering which is a 1 TB mSATA. The company’s new 840 EVO mSATA SSD line will be available this month and includes a 1 TB mSATA SSD that boasts 98,000 random read and 90,000 random write IOPS. Sequential read and write speeds are 540 MB/s and 520 MB/s, respectively. The […]

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Unlocked Review

December 8, 2013 | By More
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Unlocked Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Unlocked Review GeForce GTX Titan is a super-fast graphics card, right? We know it employs a trimmed-back version of Nvidia’s GK110 GPU, and sure, we’ve often wondered what a fully-functional version of the processor could do. But given the board’s once-uncontested performance lead and its butt-clenching $1000 price tag, it was never […]

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Steam Machine offers PC Specs

December 1, 2013 | By More
Steam Machine offers PC Specs

  Valve’s official Steam Machine prototype isn’t cheap, but it won’t be the only Steam-powered video-game console available come 2014. This morning, iBuyPower revealed a prototype of its own upcoming Steam Machine, which will go on sale for just $499 next year. For the price of an Xbox One, the computer will offer a multicore AMD CPU […]

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