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HoloLens enterprise apps are now a reality

Real-world uses are emerging, but to gain broad deployment the HoloLens headsets and related gear must become a lot cheaper

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Intel's Atom is underwhelming no more: New chip packs 16 cores

Intel's Atom was mostly known as a low-end chip for mobile devices that underperformed. That may not be the case anymore.

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Apple may cut the (charging) cord completely with the iPhone 8

As some industry experts wonder whether Apple will add wireless charging to its next iPhone, others believe it will go all in -- cutting the charging cord completely, just as it cut the analog audio port in the iPhone 7.

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PC prices will continue to go up due to shortage of components

Higher chip prices and a shortage of memory and SSDs are among the culprits driving up PC prices

The far-out office of the future is (almost) here

Behold the awesome office of the future

From shape-shifting furniture to holographic displays, the workplace of the future promises more than just another day at the office

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23% off EVGA Supernova G3 750W 220-G3-0750-X1 Fully Modular Power Supply - Deal Alert

This power supply features 80 PLUS Gold rated efficiency, and clean, continuous power to every component. The ECO Thermal Control Fan System offers fan modes to provide zero fan noise during low load operations.

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50% off Inateck 3 Port USB 3.0 Hub with 2.5 Inch USB 3.0 Hard Drive Disk External Enclosure Case for 9.5mm 7mm 2.5 Inch SATA HDD SSD - Deal Alert

This 3 port USB 3.0 hub converts any 9.5mm & 7mm 2.5-Inch SATA HDD/SSD into an external hard drive for ultimate mobility and convenience. setup is tool free and easy to install and disassemble. The built-in foam pad protect hard...

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Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1 impresses with it's 'all-screen' design and performance

Does Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1 have what it takes to get you through you a full day of demanding work, streaming video and social media posting? CIO.com senior writer Sarah White runs Dell's newest hybrid through the paces to find out the...

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Toshiba's in chaos, but not quitting PCs -- yet

Toshiba is more than a laptop maker, but the vast Japanese conglomerate shrunk on Tuesday under a wave of bad news.

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Intel ships latest Itanium chip, called Kittson, but grim future looms

Intel's Itanium chip is hanging by a thread, and after more than three years, the company is now shipping the next and possibly final version of the processor, which is code-named Kittson.

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Intel researches tech to prepare for a future beyond today's PCs

Intel realizes there's a limit to Moore's Law and is already investing in technologies to drive computing beyond today's PCs and servers.

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Intel's new Xeon chip has 24 cores and sells for $8,898

The Xeon E7-8894 v4 is a monster server chip with 60MB of cache and a maximum clock frequency of 3.4GHz

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Apple proposes GPU API for 3D graphics on the web

WebGPU proposal would create a standard API for exposing GPU features to web browsers

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27% off HAVIT 3-Fan USB Powered Laptop Cooling Pad - Deal Alert

With a thin body and light weight design, the USB-powered Havit HV-F2056 cooling pad allows you to take it wherever you go and cool your laptop anytime you want.

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Flaw in Intel Atom chip could crash servers, networking gear

A flaw in an old Intel chip could crash servers and networking equipment, and the chip maker is working to fix the issue.

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Mingis on Tech: Floating solar panels, a VR update -- and Tom Brady?

Our tech trio takes a look at the latest in solar tech -- panels being installed on water -- checks in on the state of VR and offers kudos to the new Super Bowl champs.

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Flash review: Ultimaker 3 3D printer

Computerworld puts the Ultimaker 3 fused-filament 3D printer through its paces -- in 30 seconds.

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33% off CanaKit 5V 2.5A Raspberry Pi 3 Power Supply / Adapter / Charger - Deal Alert

The CanaKit 2.5A Raspberry Pi power supply / adapter has been specially designed and tested for the new Raspberry Pi 3 and incorporates an inline noise filter for highest stability and reliable operation.

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