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Fujifilm working towards 400TB tape cartridges

Fujifilm is researching the capabilities of Strontium Ferrite (SrFe) and theorises that the material will be able to achieve 224Gbit/in² area density. The company is looking to develop a way to use the material to manufacture tape cartridges with a 400TB capacity. The magnetic tapes in use today are usually …

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Qualcomm unveils the Snapdragon Wear 4100 SoC

Qualcomm has announced the next iteration of its smartwatch platform, the Snapdragon Wear 4100. The Snapdragon Wear 4100 is said to bring 85% better performance than the previous generation, alongside increased battery life. This new SoC from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon Wear 4100, utilises 12nm low-power process technology and is “designed …

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Corsair releases the iCUE LT100 smart lighting towers

Previously spotted on Amazon, the Corsair iCUE LT100 smart lighting towers have been officially announced. These RGB lighting towers are the latest addition to Corsair’s portfolio of RGB ambient lighting products in the iCUE smart lighting ecosystem. The iCUE LT100 smart lighting towers come in a kit with two aluminium towers each …

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Discord is rebranding to move beyond gaming

Back in February, Discord began re-evaluating its service and ultimately decided to cut out game launcher features and the in-app game store. Now, we know the next part of the plan, which will see Discord rebranding itself as a chat app for everyone, not just the gaming community.  Since launch, …

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Microsoft cuts advertising from Facebook

In an oddly timed move, Microsoft has reportedly stopped all advertising spending on Facebook and Instagram. Given that Microsoft is one of the biggest spenders on Zuckerberg’s platforms, this is an important shift, but it comes at an odd time, as Microsoft just partnered with Facebook Gaming following the shutdown …

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ASUS unveils new RT-AX55 802.11ax router

ASUS has introduced its latest networking solution, the RT-AX55 router that sports a “networking speed of about 1800Mbps — 574 Mbps on the 2.4GHz band and 1201 Mbps on the 5GHz band.” ASUS’ RT-AX55 supports the latest Wi-Fi standard, 802.11AX (Wi-Fi 6), which brings faster networking speeds and is designed …

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TeamGroup announces T-FORCE CARDEA Ceramic C440 SSD

TeamGroup has released its latest SSD, the T-FORCE CARDEA Ceramic C440, offering sequential read/write speeds that reach as high as 5,000/4,400 MB/s. The new CARDEA Ceramic C440 SSDs from TeamGroup come with either 1TB or 2TB capacities. The “Ceramic” part of the product’s name stems from the SSD being built …

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Fortnite is no longer an ‘Early Access’ game

Fortnite has been around for several years now and while the game has consistently evolved and remained polished, Epic Games has continued using the ‘Early Access’ label for the game. That changes today, with Epic Games noting this as the ‘official release’ for Fortnite. This is true for both Fortnite: …

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Microsoft reportedly set to announce Xbox Series S in August

Rumours have long suggested that Microsoft has two next-gen consoles in the works, with the high-end one being the Xbox Series X and a lower-end console called ‘Lockhart’, or Xbox Series S. Microsoft has yet to officially announce this second console, but reportedly the targeted announcement date is set for …

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