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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.
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Dell’s new UltraSharp monitor is just as pretty as its bezels are thin

A Chinese product listing suggests not only that Dell is about to ship an UltraSharp monitor with super-thin bezels, but that we may have a somewhat accurate estimate on the price as well.
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Chrome Web app search listings put malicious apps first

Most of us would trust Google with search results, but the company is receiving criticism for the way listings from its Chrome Web Store can be abused by the creators of bogus software.
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Windows 10 beats out 8.1 for installations, closes in on Windows 7

Windows 10 just passed 8.1 for market share, and is well poised to take down Windows 7 as the most popular Microsoft operating system to date, but it still has a ways to go before the fight is over.
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Reliability problems open Seagate up to class-action lawsuit over 3TB hard drives

If you have a Seagate Barracuda 3TB HDD or Backup Plus 3TB external HDD, you may be entitled to recompense for the cost of replacement and repair, should a new class action lawsuit be successful.
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Fly, shoot, EVA, and die during Star Citizen's free week

Although Cloud Imperium would still like it if you put a few dollars down towards the development of Star Citizen, it's looking to hook you in with a free week of play time, giving you access to ships, a planet and several missions.
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We’re not ‘going dark’: Harvard study refutes FBI’s view on encryption

Don't Panic is a new study from Harvard's Berkman Center that claims there is no persuasuve evidence that the use of encryption will cause law enforcement investigations to "go dark."
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Sorry Microsoft: The iPad Pro is selling better than the Surface Line

While tablet sales continue to plummet, Apple rises to the top with premium, performance-focused products, which has led Cupertino to an important victory over Microsoft's Surface line.
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Drag your 32-bit system into 2016 with Android-based Remix OS

If you have an old system that's feeling a bit left out as of late, Remix OS now has a 32-bit version that brings the Android desktop experience to even the most jaded computers, as long as they have a USB port.