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Skyrmions could be the path to faster, denser hard drives

There's a good chance that you've never heard of a skyrmion before today, but these miniscule vortex-shaped particles could potentially be the key to tomorrow's storage solutions.
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Want a Kangaroo mini PC with double the RAM and storage? You can buy one now for $170

The Kangaroo Plus mini PC packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC storage into a tiny form factor for $170, but with one major concession -- you have to install the operating system yourself.
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A congresswoman who’s combatting ‘swatting’ just got swatted herself

Congresswoman Katherine Clark is now living proof of the premise that no good deed goes unpunished. The politician, who has championed legislation that would make "swatting" a federal crime, has now fallen victim to the practice herself.
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Most hated ISP in the U.S. is now offering faster broadband

If you live in one of a few select cities, Comcast is now offering two high-speed options. 18 million homes now have access to 2Gbps fiber connections. If you have traditional wiring, you could also opt for a 1Gbps cable connection.
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Apple’s latest patent could let you type without a keyboard

If this patent makes its way into Apple's production, it could mean new support for close proximity gestures on future iPhones, or even a virtual keyboard and touchpad for Apple devices.
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Can a Surface Phone save Windows 10 Mobile?

With upcoming ARM64 and x86 support on Windows 10 Mobile confirmed in a Microsoft job posting, it's only natural to begin speculating the existence, and moreover, the marketplace viability of a Surface Phone.
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Dell’s super-thin Latitude 2-in-1s hit retail with USB Type-C, 4K resolution

Having turned some heads with its business-friendly hybrids unveiled at CES last month, Dell has now officially opened orders on the new 2-in-1 devices in its Latitude line.
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Ready or not, here comes Windows 10! Latest OS is now a recommended update 1:38

Microsoft has made Windows 10 a "Recommended Update" for Windows 7 and 8 users, meaning the software will download automatically, though users will still have to start the installation manually.
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AMD's new processors won't blow your mind, but its quiet CPU coolers will bring you peace

AMD has debuted a trio of new processors as fans wait for the upcoming Zen and Polaris architectures. The company has also updated its motherboards with USB Type-C and M.2 support.
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FCC report says 16 million Americans are without broadband Internet access altogether

Over 16 million citizens in one of the world's leading nations can't get their hands on even the slowest, 4Mbps up/1Mbps down, broadband Internet services. Even more are without competent offerings.
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Fallout 4 looks better than ever with the latest update on PC

Fallout 4's Patch 1.3 brings a whole assortment of fixes, including a new HBAO+ ambient occlusion setting, improved keymapping, an extensive list of quest repairs, and an exclusive treat for Nvidia graphics card owners.
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Google parent Alphabet posts record-crushing fourth-quarter 2015 earnings

The final quarter of 2015 saw record revenue for Alphabet, the parent company of Google. And based on market capitalization, Alphabet has now surpassed Apple as the most valuable company on the planet.