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Connecting the WD Black SN850 to an X570 chipset kills the SSD’s performance

The combination of Western Digital’s Black SN850 SSD and an X570 chipset may sound appealing, but be careful how you set it up. A report has highlighted a problem in

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ASRock says graphics card prices are falling amid lower demand from Chinese cryptominers

With the constant barrage of bad news about how long the chip shortage is predicted to last, here’s something that should put a smile on gamers’ faces. ASRock believes graphics

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Man arrested for filming anime in movie theater to “watch at home”

Remember when torrent sites were awash with clips of new movie releases recorded surreptitiously in theaters by people with cameras? The effect is like a grainy replica of the real

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Tim Cook says Android has 47 times more malware than iOS because of sideloading

Tim Cook has poured more fuel into the Apple vs. Android debate by claiming Google’s OS has 47 times more malware than Cueprtino’s, primarily because of how difficult iOS makes

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is now chair of the board

Microsoft’s board has appointed CEO Satya Nadella to the role of board chair. In his new role, Nadella will lead efforts to set the agenda for the board. The move

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Facebook is testing VR ads for the Oculus platform

Facebook made a splash with the relatively affordable Oculus Quest 2 headset, but consumer VR development still needs more pushing before it has any chance to take off in a

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Amazon becomes the latest to offer small devs a bigger piece of the revenue pie

Amazon has announced a new program designed to help small developers get their feet under them. It follows in the footsteps of companies like Epic, Apple and Google, which have

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