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Back from dead: Intel's Atom chip, in Panasonic's $2,189 Android tablet

Intel is phasing out Atom chips from mobile devices and has scaled back Android development for such devices. But Panasonic has released a Toughbook with the chip and the OS anyways.

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43% off Microsoft Wireless Desktop 900 Keyboard and Mouse Bundle - Deal Alert

The Wireless Desktop 900 keyboard has quiet-touch keys, and the full-size ambidextrous mouse provides comfortable, precise navigation. The Wireless Desktop 900 also includes Advanced Encryption Standard to help protect your...

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Rated insecurity: Faux Cat 6 cable sold on Amazon

Some Amazon sellers offer Cat 5 and Cat 6 Ethernet cable for cheap, but it is insecure—isn’t UL- or TIA-approved and is at risk for starting a fire.

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NRAM set to spark a 'holy war' among memory technologies

Nano-RAM, which is based on carbon nanotubes, is now being produced in seven fabrication plants in various parts of the world and is expected to challenge traditional memory and flash for dominance.

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44% off Logitech G700s 910-003584 Rechargeable Gaming Mouse - Deal Alert

Logitech G700s Rechargeable Gaming Mouse. Full-speed USB performance whether wireless or wired: Executes commands up to eight times faster than a standard USB mouse

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A deeper look at Microsoft's Surface Book i7 with Performance Base

CIO.com's Sarah White reflects on her past month using the Microsoft's top-tier hybrid laptop, the Surface Book i7 with Performance Base.

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Intel Joule shipments blocked in key countries, pending certification

If you can't find Intel's Joule developer boards in your country, it's because shipments have been held up.

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6 hybrid tablets we want to see in 2017

Rumors are flying about the next big thing in the tablet hybrid market. Here are six devices we hope to see in 2017.

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Dell: Mainstream laptops with wireless charging are still years away

Back in 2014, Intel declared it wanted laptops to be free of wires, and a centerpiece of that plan was wireless charging. But the technology has been slow to mature, and it may be years before the technology takes off.

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Create your own VR content with the pocket-sized LucidCam

The LucidCam looks like a point-and-shoot camera, but it packs two lenses and captures VR-ready footage in 4K.

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Intel's Optane: What users can expect in PCs and when it will ship

Intel is known for cranking up PC speeds to new highs, and now it's doing the same for storage with Optane.

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Hands on with Asus' super-cool 2017 motherboard line-up

Big motherboard changes are afoot. Asus shows us USB 3.1 headers, a trick M.2 daughterboard, and a special integrated water block. And there's more! It's all PC enthusiast heaven.

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The Phanteks Enthoo Elite is for PC users who like to live large

This big, badass case is built for big, badass PCs.

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Opcom's indoor garden system doesn't need soil (and looks totally sci-fi)

The Opcom Grow Wall in an extremely space-efficient hydroponic system that eschews soil entirely, and can accommodate up to 75 different plants, flowers or herbs.

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Nvidia Shield: Hands on with the 2nd-gen gaming/video/smart home box

Besides introducing new designs for its box and controller, Nvidia has added smart home control to its TV-connected do-everything hub.

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iBuyPower's Snowblind PC case is outrageously cool

Priced at just $250, this optional case includes a 19-inch transparent display, turning your iBuyPower PC into, well, just look at it!

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AMD drops huge news on Ryzen overclocking and core counts at CES 2017

Every single Ryzen chip can be overclocked, but don't expect every motherboard to play ball.

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