Tuesday , October 16 2018

Technology

Dust Is Still Breaking Apple’s Improved MacBook Pro Keyboards

Everyone wants a laptop that’s thin and light because we often need to haul these things around. Apple shaved a few more millimeters off its already slim laptops several years ago with the custom “butterfly” switches. Owners soon complained of defective switches and expensive repairs because of a few specks …

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Corrected Intel Benchmarks Are Much More Favorable to AMD

Last week, Principled Technologies, under contract from Intel, released a whitepaper that claimed to profile the performance of AMD’s Ryzen 7 2700X and several Threadripper CPUs. Such documents are always assumed to be taken with a grain of salt — whenever a company performs an analysis of its competitive advantage …

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Samsung Announces Galaxy A9 With 4 Rear Cameras

Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Note and Galaxy S series phones get most of the attention, but in many parts of the world, it’s the A-series phones that people choose to buy. These phones cost a little less but still offer many of the same features as the high-end versions. In this …

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Surface Boosts Microsoft Into Top 5 PC OEM Status

Microsoft has broken into the top five PC OEMs in the US thanks to the overarching success of the Surface family and the collapse of Acer’s business over the same time period. While Acer remains a major worldwide vendor, with some 6.1 percent of the worldwide market and over 4 …

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