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EVGA's GTX 1080 FTW2 and SC2 graphics cards get updated with faster memory

EVGA's rolling out a new version of the GTX 1080 FTW2 and SC2 with faster 11GHz memory, and a BIOS update lets existing owners join the fun.

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Qualcomm: First Windows 10 ARM PC coming in the fourth quarter

If you want a Windows 10 PC that doesn't have an x86 chip from Intel or AMD, your wish will be granted in the fourth quarter.

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Newegg is selling this slim 23-inch 1080p monitor for $115

This Asus monitor sports a thin border, a slim profile, and a low price, but it also features a short journey through the history of display inputs.

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Saints Row II is free on GOG, but not for long

Plus GOG will give you DRM-free versions of any Saints Row games you already own on Steam, through GOG Connect.

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Microsoft commits to a permanent schedule for new Windows 10, Office updates

Microsoft reveals when Redstone 3 will ship—as well as every Windows feature update beyond that—as part of its new semiannual schedule for Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus.

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US FCC ends price caps on many business data lines

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to deregulate the providers of the business data lines connecting broadband service to many small businesses, schools, hospitals, and ATM machines.

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Now it's personal: Google Home picks up support for multiple accounts, voice recognition

In an update rolling out to all U.S. users, Google Home will now support up to six users and be able to differentiate between who is speaking for personalized briefings and playlists.

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By Djingo, there's a new virtual assistant

How many virtual assistants can you fit in one smartphone? European network operator Orange is hoping there's room to squeeze in one more, called Djingo.

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Flaws let attackers hijack multiple Linksys router models

Two dozen Linksys router models are exposed to attacks that could extract sensitive information from their configurations, cause them to become unresponsive and even completely take them over.

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Dell's luscious new 4K monitor is bold, bright, and HDR-infused

Dell's UltraSharp UP2718Q HDR monitor comes with 1,000 nits brightness, a huge color spectrum, and a big ol' price tag of $2,000.

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HTC looks to put the squeeze on the S8 with a new grip-sensing flagship phone

HTC will reportedly release a Snapdragon 835-powered phone on May 16 that uses touch-sensitive bezels to control the screen.

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User-created patch lets Kaby Lake and Ryzen PCs receive Windows 7 updates

A new user-created patch lets Kaby Lake and Ryzen PCs get updates on Windows 7 or 8—but it may be more trouble than it's worth.

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Google may build ad-blocking into Chrome

Google is likely to introduce an ad blocking feature that could be turned on by default in desktop and mobile versions of its Chrome browser, according to a news report.

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Facebook wants people to type from their brain and hear with their skin

Facebook revealed Wednesday that it is working on technology to let people type straight from their brains at 100 words per minute, besides disclosing another project directed at allowing people to hear with their skin.

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3 new Cortana features that can tackle common tasks

Boost your productivity with recurring reminders, voice control of your PC and apps, and more.