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ASRock at CES 2018: Micro-STX DeskMini GTX PC Gets Coffee Lake – AnandTech

ASRock introduced its second-generation Micro-STX gaming desktops with discrete graphics processors at CES 2018. The new DeskMini GTX systems are based on the Intel Z370 platform and support Intel’s six-core Coffee Lake processors. When Intel introduced its 5” × 5” initiative (an initial name for Mini-STX) back in 2015, the …

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Law Students Who Use Laptops Aren't Any Dumber Than Those Who Don't – Above the Law

Given an opportunity, law professors will complain to you for hours on end about two things: faculty meetings and laptops in class. And perhaps because they know there’s nothing a law professor can do to prevent another meeting with their insufferable colleagues, they’ve allowed their hatred of laptops to reach …

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My 120TB NAS is faster than an SSD – PC Gamer

I remember a time when buying a 1GB hard drive set me back a mind-melting $300. That was a lot of money, and a lot of storage. My first PC had a 20MB hard drive, so when a “gigabyte” hit the market, it was substantial. Today we have cheap USB …

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Power is key to PC gaming – Toledo Blade

Share Tweet Share Email Print My father and I share many traits and similarities, worldview notwithstanding. We both appreciate smoked meats and high-tech gadgetry. He makes this low groaning sound when displeased that I also seem to make as I’ve aged. Much to my dad’s chagrin, the one thing we …

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Best Laptops for Seniors in 2018 – Windows Central

You might’ve grown up with computers and smartphones, so all this newfangled technology is easy to take for granted. But if you didn’t — like, say, your parents or your grandparents. It’s a lot to take in, so if you’re doing computer shopping for a relative it’s important to put …

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Cryptocurrency prices tank due to regulatory fears – PC Gamer

For cryptocurrency investors, it’s been a rocky 24 hours. On Tuesday, reports that China and Russia may enact more regulations around cryptocurrency exchanges sent Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple dropping billions off their market caps. Bitcoin was sitting at around $14,000 before it dropped to below $10,000, though it’s climbed back …

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5 ways the MacBook Air changed laptops forever – Digital Trends

Digital Trends 5 ways the MacBook Air changed laptops foreverDigital TrendsOf course thick laptops are still around, but the overwhelming majority of them are thin, light, and wedge-shaped. That wedge design pioneered by the MacBook Air still lives on in laptops like the Dell XPS 13. It’s easy to see …

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Robot Cache is a new digital PC games storefront that will let you sell your used games – Eurogamer.net

Robot Cache, a new PC games storefront and Steam competitor – which describes itself as the “first decentralised PC video game distribution platform” – has been unveiled. The service is founded by InExile Entertainment boss Brian Fargo, and arrives with much talk of cutting-edge technology and ambitious features, not least …

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