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Windows 10 October 2018 Update Hit by ZIP File Bug Spotted Months Before Release

Windows 10 October 2018 Update’s launch was rocky to say the least, with bugs popping up immediately after release, and one severe enough to delete user data upon installation. This caused Microsoft to suspend the rollout until it could fix the issue, and industry-wide outrage at the lack of quality control on part of the Redmond giant in fixing bugs that had already […]

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SK Hynix Posts Record Third-Quarter Profit as Chip Outlook Dims

South Korea’s SK Hynix posted record third-quarter operating profit on Thursday despite softer chip prices, beating expectations thanks to a seasonal sales boost for mobile devices and strong server demand. The world’s No.2 memory chipmaker said July-September operating profit rose 73 percent year-on-year to KRW 6.5 trillion ($5.7 billion). That compared with a KRW 6.3 trillion average forecast from […]

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Lenovo Leads Global PC Shipments in Q3, HP Takes Second Spot: Gartner

Lenovo secured the top spot in the worldwide PC market with HP came second as the global PC shipments hit 67.2 million units in the third quarter of 2018 – a 0.1 per cent increase from the third quarter last year, research company Gartner said on Thursday. Lenovo registered a growth of 10.7 percent, driven by regained traction […]

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HP Pitches 3D Metal Printer in Bid to Expand in Manufacturing

HP, the largest maker of personal computers, is making a big push into the manufacturing industry with its first printer that can churn out 3D metal parts. HP is unveiling the Metal Jet printer, and some early customers, at a manufacturing trade show in Chicago on Monday. Engineering firm GKN is using the printers in […]

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Apple Releases Third Beta of New watchOS 5 Operating System to Developers

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming watchOS 5 update to developers, two weeks after releasing the second beta and a month after introducing the software at the Worldwide Developers Conference. watchOS 5 is the newest version of the software that runs on the Apple Watch. To install the beta, you’ll need the proper configuration […]

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New Cinematic Trailer for Fan-Made Halo PC Game

  The world of video game fan projects never ceases to amaze, as gamers everywhere continue to show-off their creativity and imagination by developing the kind of experiences that many of us wish would get an official release. The latest in this long line of “I can’t believe someone is doing that” projects is called Installation […]

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It’s time for PC game demos to make a comeback

  I’ve been privately lamenting the lack of PC game demos lately. There was a time when demos were commonplace: a chunk of a brand new game you could try out for free before you bought the full game. Demos gave us a chance not only see what a game had to offer and whether […]

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Tekken 7 PC Performance Review

  HIGHLIGHTS Tekken 7 on PC is cheaper than it is on PS4 or Xbox One Its graphical settings are barebones Tekken 7 PC specifications are lenient Tekken 7 is the first mainline entry in the long-running fighting game franchise to see a release on Windows PCs. With its debut on the PS1 in 1995, […]

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10 great PC games you may have missed in 2017

Now that we’ve taken a peek at the best PC games of 2017—so far, at least—it’s time for our other biannual tradition: Rounding up some of the top PC games of 2017 that might have escaped your notice. The smaller indie titles, the B-games, the ones that slipped between the cracks here at the site and […]

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Akitio Node Cabinet review: Real, affordable graphics for your laptop

  The Akitio Node external GPU cabinet is here to give your Thunderbolt 3-equipped laptop a big boost. This affordable unit—basically, a big steel box with a 400-watt PSU and a fan in front—lets you drop in most modern AMD or Nvidia graphics cards and then connect it to a laptop using PCIe over Thunderbolt 3/USB-C. […]