• ELECTRONICS
    Get ready for the new iPad

    Rumor has it that Apple is about to introduce a successor to the iPad Air 2 at next week’s press conference. According to 9to5mac’s Mark Gurman, the device could move away from the $499 entry-level price. Next week’s 9.7-inch iPad could start at $599 with 32GB of storage. There are a few reasons why Apple […]

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    Intel Officially Kills Overclocking of Locked CPUs With Microcode Update

    Intel has officially pulled the plug on third-party motherboard BIOS tweaks which, for a brief time, allowed people to circumvent the multiplier locks on its less expensive CPUs. Intel has reserved overclocking for its premium 6th-generation ‘Skylake’ Core i5 and i7 processors, but enterprising third parties found ways to push even locked models beyond their […]

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    Toshiba Says Cooperating With US on ‘Accounting Problem’

    Toshiba’s American units are cooperating with US authorities over alleged accounting irregularities, the embattled firm said Friday, a day after its shares tumbled on a report it was under investigation. The company has been roiled by a profit-padding scandal, in which high-handed bosses for years systematically pushed their subordinates to cover-up weak financial figures. Toshiba, […]

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    Inbox by Gmail for Web Gets ‘Smart Reply’ Feature

    Google back in November rolled out the ‘Smart Reply’ feature to its Inbox by Gmail application. The feature, after four months has finally made its way in to the Web version. Just like the app, the Inbox by Gmail for Web users will now be suggested three email responses. “10 percent of all your replies […]

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    The Weekend Chill: The Division, Creed, and More

    A lot happened this week on the cultural side of things, especially on a busy Wednesday that spanned the music, book, and film world. Chief among those was the death of Sir George Martin, aged 90, producer of the Beatles and long regarded as “the fifth Beatle” himself. Meanwhile, JK Rowling – the famous author […]

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    Samsung Begins Shipping World’s Highest Capacity 15.36TB Enterprise SSD

    Samsung has announced that its PM1633a enterprise SSD, first unveiled in August, has begun shipping. The drive has a capacity of 15.36TB, which is currently the highest in the world for standard 2.5-inch SSDs. Samsung says the PM1633a will fit into standard 2U server enclosures, allowing customers to drastically increase storage density and power efficiency […]