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What it’s like to go mudslinging in a Polaris RZR in Forza Horizon 3 (and the real world)

The reality meets the virtual.

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UPDATED: Friends don’t let friends buy fake Apple chargers

They are 99% unsafe, standards body warns

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Western Digital releases series of Raspberry Pi disk drives

Western Digital today released two hard drives and an SSD specifically developed for the Raspberry Pi micro PC.

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Microsoft still requires audio jack port in Windows phones

Apple said it took "courage" to remove the audio jack port from the iPhone 7 and replace it with wireless audio. Microsoft hasn't yet mustered the courage to cut the aging port.

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Windows 10 posts user-share gains after multi-month stall

After a two-month stretch of no growth, Windows 10 in November gained user share, powering more than a quarter of all Windows PCs for the first time, new data showed.

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GM's self-driving tech will stop the car if you're inattentive

GM's upcoming semi-autonomous "Super Cruise" system lets drivers take their hands off the steering wheel, but the technology can determine a driver’s responsiveness and will stop the vehicle automatically if you're not paying...

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The mysteries of the GPU in Apple's iPhone 7 are unlocked

Users have praised the performance of Apple's A10 Fusion chip in the iPhone 7, but its underlying graphics architecture may not be so new after all.

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Firefox recovers from near-death experience

Mozilla's Firefox backed further from the brink last month, and Mac owners continued to abandon Apple's Safari, new data showed.

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Here's what your hardware needs for the AWS Greengrass IoT service

Amazon is bringing the Greengrass IoT service to devices and board computers, meant to help boost offline data collection and analysis.

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Amazon will literally truck your data into its cloud

Amazon is aiming to speed up large data transfer jobs with a truck. The Snowmobile is a big, white semi trailer that can hold 100PB of data that will then get driven to an Amazon endpoint and loaded into public cloud storage.

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New supercomputer will unite x86, Power9 and ARM chips

For once, there will be a cease-fire in the war between major chip architectures x86, ARM and Power9, all of which will be in a supercomputer being built in Barcelona.

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33% off Seagate Expansion 4TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0

Instantly add space for more files, consolidate all of your files to a single location, or free up space on your computer's internal drive to help improve performance.

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SSD adoption in laptops exceeds expectations

The use of solid state drives in notebooks and laptops has surpassed analyst expectations and is expected to reach 50% within the next few years.

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Microsoft declares summer's Windows 10 upgrade fit for business

Microsoft has pushed its Windows 10 August upgrade to the Current Branch for Business release track.

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Amazon accelerates and simplifies its cloud infrastructure offering

Amazon Web Services continued to push its infrastructure offering forward on Wednesday with the launch of upgrades to its existing instance types and new tools for both simplifying and accelerating computation tasks in its public...

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AWS launches FPGA-based cloud instances to accelerate complex applications

Amazon Web Services gave its cloud customers a set of new infrastructure capabilities aimed at making its compute offering faster, simpler and more capable of running complex applications that benefit from hardware acceleration.

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AWS launches cloud-based accelerators to speed apps

Amazon Web Services gave its cloud customers a set of new infrastructure capabilities aimed at making its product suite faster, simpler and more capable of running complex applications that benefit from hardware acceleration.

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How No Man’s Sky resurrected itself from no man’s land

Hello Games has expanded the No Man's Sky universe. Now, we will see if they can win some gamers back.

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