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Cool-headed techie defuses hot-tempered users

The first rule of help desk: Chill out when the heated support calls come in. The solutions will roll in soon after

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This 3D printer works with molten metal

The machine melts aluminum and uses the molten droplets to create 3D shapes.

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Intel's BigDL deep learning framework snubs GPUs for CPUs

Why create a deep learning framework that doesn't use GPU acceleration by default? For Intel, it's part of a strategy to promote next-gen CPUs for machine learning

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What will be Apple’s next hit product?

The iPhone is 10 years old, and it may be time for Apple to release a new hit product. Could one of these inventions replicate the iPhone’s game-chaging success?

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43% off Microsoft Wireless Desktop 900 Keyboard and Mouse Bundle - Deal Alert

The Wireless Desktop 900 keyboard has quiet-touch keys, and the full-size ambidextrous mouse provides comfortable, precise navigation. The Wireless Desktop 900 also includes Advanced Encryption Standard to help protect your...

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NRAM set to spark a 'holy war' among memory technologies

Your next smartphone could be a carbon-based lifeform

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44% off Logitech G700s 910-003584 Rechargeable Gaming Mouse - Deal Alert

Logitech G700s Rechargeable Gaming Mouse. Full-speed USB performance whether wireless or wired: Executes commands up to eight times faster than a standard USB mouse

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A deeper look at Microsoft's Surface Book i7 with Performance Base

CIO.com's Sarah White reflects on her past month using the Microsoft's top-tier hybrid laptop, the Surface Book i7 with Performance Base.

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Intel Joule shipments blocked in key countries, pending certification

If you can't find Intel's Joule developer boards in your country, it's because shipments have been held up.

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Create your own VR content with the pocket-sized LucidCam

The LucidCam looks like a point-and-shoot camera, but it packs two lenses and captures VR-ready footage in 4K.

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Intel's Optane: What users can expect in PCs and when it will ship

Intel is known for cranking up PC speeds to new highs, and now it's doing the same for storage with Optane

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2016 IT spending cemented shift to cloud and security

The biggest losses were in datacenter hardware spending, but network security and wireless LAN saw major gains as cloud-first strategies come to the fore

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Hands on with Asus' super-cool 2017 motherboard line-up

Big motherboard changes are afoot. Asus shows us USB 3.1 headers, a trick M.2 daughterboard, and a special integrated water block. And there's more! It's all PC enthusiast heaven.

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The Phanteks Enthoo Elite is for PC users who like to live large

This big, badass case is built for big, badass PCs.

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Opcom's indoor garden system doesn't need soil (and looks totally sci-fi)

The Opcom Grow Wall in an extremely space-efficient hydroponic system that eschews soil entirely, and can accommodate up to 75 different plants, flowers or herbs.

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Nvidia Shield: Hands on with the 2nd-gen gaming/video/smart home box

Besides introducing new designs for its box and controller, Nvidia has added smart home control to its TV-connected do-everything hub.

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iBuyPower's Snowblind PC case is outrageously cool

Priced at just $250, this optional case includes a 19-inch transparent display, turning your iBuyPower PC into, well, just look at it!

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