• Broadcom’s XStream: NETGEAR R8000 Nighthawk X6

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    Another day, another new toy. As I reported last month, Netgear was set to release its newest Wireless AC Product, the R800 Nighthawk X6. This new device takes everything which made the R7000 Nighthawk great, and made it even better. The R8000 doesn’t bring more speed overall, but rather a more efficient design. The R8000 features Broadcom’s XStream […]

  • More AMD Rumors Surface

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    I’ve been reporting on AMD’s new Carrizo chip for a few weeks now, and it seems that almost every week more rumors are reported and some older ones are more or less confirmed. One of these speculations I have not reported on, and it seems to hold some water. These future AMD APUs  will feature […]

  • Microsoft Layoffs: Perspective From an Employee

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    I am a regular listener of a YouTube tech channel called Barnacules Nerdgasm. Jerry was a 15 year veteran with Microsoft and was layed off along with 18,000 others, nearly 15% of Microsoft’s total workforce.  Things are changing drastically at Microsoft, and this is only the start. According to Slate: According to data from outplacement firm Challenger, […]

  • Tesla 3rd Generation Model, Ford Kills the Fun

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    Elon Musk has once again spun some disappointing news into a good laugh. The third generation Tesla vehicle was slated to be called the Model E, a name which Ford holds the patent to ( although Ford never actually made a Model E). Having the Model S, the Model E and the Model X would have […]

  • Hard Drive Capacities Reach 6, 8 TB.

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    The three big hard drive manufacturers, Seagate, Western Digital, and HGST have released their 6 TB drives to the market, while Seagate is also sampling 8 TB drives. This is good news for the exploding cloud computing industry, as larger drives will allow data centers to more efficiently manage their storage.  It also comes at […]

  • More Rumors Surrounding AMD Carrizo/Bulldozer

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    Last week I wrote an article tying together a bunch of rumors surrounding AMD’s next generation APU and the updated CPU core which will be inside. Today more rumors surfaced, more or less confirming some of the earlier ones, Below is a screenshot leaked on a site called WCCFTech . It describes 30% performance increase over […]

  • More News Proves the PC is Not Dead

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    According to the Wall Street Journal, Intel is on the rise.  In the second quart of this year, they posted a 40% jump in profit.  Their quarterly earnings were $2.8 billion on revenue of $13.8 billion., which works out to an earnings per share ratio of 55 cents. This figure came in slightly higher than what analysts […]

  • The Guy Behind Glass: Excited to Move to Amazon

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    According to Babak Parviz‘s Google+ account he is “super excited! :)” about Amazon. The vagueness of the post doesn’t tell us much, but Business Insider tells us that he is in fact leaving Google to work for Amazon.  With Amazon’s recently released FirePhone, Parviz’s skills could fit nicely inside of the the retailer’s device development team. His […]

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Scanning your Eyeballs for Security?

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    Another day, another smartphone rumor. According to Samsung’s Twitter:   I personally refuse to use a fingerprint scanner on my smartphone, with all the info of NSA spying, and I am equally as afraid to use this tech.  Especially after the most recent information from Ed Snowden. What are your thoughts? Good security, or an […]

  • PC Gaming Rises Further

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    The PC Gaming industry is a massive market, set to hit 21.5 billion this year. The JPR report which sites these numbers indicates this number to be twice the size of the entire gaming console market, and estimates a nearly 2 billion dollars in further growth over the next 2 years. The study indicates that PC […]

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