Ikea shares early look at its portable party collection with Teenage Engineering

Last year, Ikea announced it was collaborating with Teenage Engineering to create a line of products called FREKVENS (which translates to “frequency”) “in order to throw a really good music party wherever you are.” Now, Ikea has just shared the first look on Instagram of some final prototypes for the collection, which is set to […]

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ASUS CES 2018: Republic of Gamers Adds Strix SKT T1 Laptop, GL12 Case, & Bezel-Free Monitor Kit

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) also has some updated wares for CES 2018. There’s a new Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition gaming laptop, ROG G703 update, ROG Strix GL12 gaming desktop, and some accessories. ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition ASUS is announcing a limited-edition gaming laptop which is a collaboration between ROG and the […]

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HP Recalls 50,000 Laptop Batteries Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

HP has initiated a voluntarily recall of a number of laptop batteries. These batteries are used inside various Envy, ProBook and ZBook notebooks over the past two years due to fire and burn hazards. The manufacturer claims that it had received eight reports of battery packs overheating, melting, or charring. In total, HP intends to […]

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Major Computer Chip Flaws Will Allow Hackers to Steal Sensitive Phone, Computer Data — Here’s What You Need to Know

Spectre and Meltdown, the two major flaws discovered in computer processors, could allow cybercriminals to steal passwords or other sensitive data. And experts are on the lookout for them. The flaws have existed in modern processors for 20 years, but news surfaced last week that virtually all computers and smartphones are affected by the bugs. Christin Klein, […]

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Microsoft speeds up latest Windows 10 upgrade delivery

Microsoft has pushed 2017’s final Windows 10 feature upgrade to customers faster than it did the year’s first revision, according to data from a Windows app ad network. Data from AdDuplex, a Lithuanian company whose technology is embedded in thousands of Windows apps, showed that October’s Fall Creators Update (FCU) had been installed on about […]

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Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform: Tocks Next-Gen CPU Cores, GPU, AI, & More

Today as part of its media event, Qualcomm finally announced the much expected Snapdragon 845, successor to last year’s very successful Snapdragon 835. The Snapdragon 845 is a large step in terms of SoC architectures as it’s the first to employ ARM’s DynamiQ CPU cluster organization. Quickly explained, DynamIQ enables the various different CPU cores […]

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The DeepCool Captain 240 EX RGB AIO Cooler Review: Pump it Up, Without the Noise

Liquid cooling is far from a new concept when it comes to personal computers, with the first retail products having surfaced back in the 90’s. Still, liquid cooling remained an experts-only option for many years, both because of its cost and its complexity. That all changed not too long ago, when Asetek presented their first […]

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The Crucial MX500 1TB SSD Review: Breaking The SATA Mold

The Crucial MX500 is the next generation SATA SSD from Micron’s consumer division. As the latest MX series drive, the MX500 is positioned to be a mainstream product with solid performance but without much of a premium over entry-level SSDs. Since Micron has not yet released a consumer NVMe SSD, the Crucial MX500 will also […]

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The NVIDIA Titan V Preview – Titanomachy: War of the Titans

Over the years we at AnandTech have had the interesting experience of covering NVIDIA’s hard-earned but none the less not quite expected meteoric rise under the banner of GPU computing. Nearly a decade ago CEO Jen-Hsun Huang put the company on a course to invest heavily in GPUs as compute accelerators, and while it seemed […]

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The Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15-Inch) Review: Second Time’s The Charm

We finally have the successor. After a troubled launch in late 2015 of the original Surface Book, Microsoft seemed to drag their feet when it came to updating what was one of the most interesting notebooks released in the last couple of years. The original Surface Book launched with some serious power management concerns, which […]

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