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Update: Samsung to recall all Note 7s, halt sales

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Update: Following on from the rumour that Samsung would be replacing certain damaged Galaxy Note 7 devices after reports of battery fires, the Korean electronics giant will now recall all sold devices and will halt sales moving forward. Replacement handsets will be issued to affected customers. Samsung has said that it may take …

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Acer debuts world-first USB Type-C equipped display

USB Type-C is an exciting development for those who have spent years reversing and then re-reversing USB cables and sticks, trying to find the correct way to plug them in. While its reversible nature is exciting of course, USB Type-C’s support for USB 3.1’s 10Gbps bandwidth is even more so, …

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Not all USB type-C ports are equal: Nine versions of USB-C incoming

The reversible USB type-C connector is something that the industry has been waiting for since the introduction of the original USB bus in 1997. This year PCs, computer components and mobile devices finally started to incorporate USB-C receptacles, but not all implementations necessarily support all features introduced by the latest …

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In Win 805: world’s first chassis with USB type-C on front panel

In Win Development, a well-known maker of stylish PC chassis, this week introduced its 805 mid-tower, the world’s first enthusiast-class computer case with USB type-C connector on the front panel. The new case is built of high-quality materials and provides rich expansion, cooling and PC configuration capabilities. The In Win …

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Intel, Inventec demo Thunderbolt 3-based external graphics solutions

Intel Corp. and Inventec demonstrated external graphics processing solutions featuring Thunderbolt 3 interface at the Intel Developer Forum this week. The devices are based on reference designs and it is unknown when the products could hit the market. Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 interface offers 40Gb/s of bandwidth (about 5GB/s), which is …

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EVGA adds USB 3.1 type-C to micro-ATX Intel X99 platform

EVGA has upgraded its micro-ATX mainboard for Intel Corp.’s high-end desktop processors. The new platform features all the advanced capabilities that the EVGA X99 Micro had to offer a year ago, but adds more Serial ATA-6Gb/s ports as well as one USB 3.1 type-C connector. The new motherboard is one of …

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The OnePlus 2 has been officially announced

The OnePlus has officially revealed its next smartphone, the OnePlus 2, dubbed the ‘2016 flagship killer’. The new device features an aluminium build, comes with a finger print scanner along with the usual high-end phone specs you would expect on any flagship Android smartphone. The OnePlus 2 will use Qualcomm’s …

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MSI Z97A Gaming 6 Motherboard Review

MSI’s mid-range Z97 motherboard is the first to market with on-board USB 3.1 in the connection’s Type-C form. With the port providing transfer rates of up to 10Gbps and support for new reversible USB Type-C devices, can MSI’s Z97A Gaming 6 prove itself as a good option for users wanting …

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Intel preps ‘Apollo Lake’ CPUs with ‘Goldmont’ cores, Gen9 graphics

Intel Corp. is working on its next-generation low-cost microprocessors for desktop and laptop computers. Code-named “Apollo Lake”, the new central processing units will be based on a new micro-architecture and will feature an all-new graphics processing unit. Intel’s upcoming “Apollo Lake” processors will be powered by the company’s next-generation micro-architecture …

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MSI preps external graphics solutions with Thunderbolt 3 interface

The first two generations of Thunderbolt interfaces revolutionized the market of external storage devices and professional equipment. With 40Gb/s of bandwidth, the third iteration of Thunderbolt can be a game changer for external graphics processing solutions designed for notebooks. In fact, MicroStar International is already working on two Thunderbolt 3-based …

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