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Nvidia will bring back mobile 900M graphics overclocking after disabling it as a 'bug'

Nvidia's bringing back the ability to overclock your GTX 900M-series mobile GPU, mere weeks after removing the capability and calling it a 'bug.'

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Asus Zenbook UX305 is here, and it won't break the bank

Starting at $699, the UX305's price tag is well below that of some of its biggest competitors.

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Panasonic's ultra-durable Toughbook 54 gets lighter, but stays strong

But that durability doesn't come cheap.

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How Intel and PC makers prevent you from modifying your laptop's firmware

The UEFI firmware that boots up your PC is a closed, proprietary blob of code—and you can't change it out even if you wanted to. Here's why.


These upgrade kits swap out your laptop's old graphics with a new Nvidia GPU

Got a gaming laptop and wishing you had one of the latest Nvidia GPUs? There just might be hope for you if you're not afraid of a little thermal paste.

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Which wireless carrier is best for you? Verizon, probably, but check for yourself

RootMetrics' latest survey lets you look at nationwide and local performance of the four major wireless carriers. But the results may vary, naturally, depending on where you live.

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Report: Galaxy S6 benchmarks offer hints about next-generation smartphone

If Samsung's own Exynos chipset can live up to its hype, the company has a shot at turning around its sinking fortunes.


Google I/O 2015 will take place May 28-29

Google announced dates for its big developer conference.

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Motorola's upgraded Moto E gets LTE and more storage, but little else

The smartphone still has a 5-megapixel main camera and a 540 x 960-pixel screen

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Act now if you want to try Google's 'Project Ara' modular phone dev kit

Deadline to request the Spiral 2 development kit for Google's Project Ara smartphone expires on Feb. 7

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With employee help, ID theft ring allegedly stole $700,000 in Apple gift cards

Five people have been indicted in scheme that took advantage of Apple 'instant credit' gift cards.

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The Free Software Foundation loves this laptop, but you won't

Sure, all the software--right down to the firmware!--is free and open in the LibreBoot X200. But it's still a refurbished 2008 laptop, and indicative of deeper problems in the state of truly open hardware.

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Razer Blade refresh adds GeForce GTX 970M GPU and Intel Core i7 quad-core CPU

It's what's inside that counts, especially with gaming PCs. Razer's Razer Blade Pro laptop hasn't changed on the outside, but the all-important GPU and CPU are now state-of-the-art.


HTC is running behind schedule with its M7 and M8 Lollipop update

HTC will miss its goal of releasing a Lollipop update to US consumers within 90 days of receiving the OS from Google.

World Tech Update: Apple Watch in April, drone crashes at White House, Motorola back in China

Coming up on World Tech Update this week, the Apple Watch is coming in April, a small drone crashes at the White House and Motorola is back in China after a two-year hiatus.

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Dell's line of Linux laptops expands to include new MacBook Pro competitor

Dell's 'Project Sputnik' is expanding to offer Linux on the M3800 workstation and the revamped, MacBook Air-killing XPS 13 Ultrabook.