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SiFive says its next RISC-V processor outperforms ARM Cortex-A78

When RISC-V chip designer SiFive introduced its Performance P550 processor in June, the company said it was the highest-performance processor based on RISC-V architecture to date. Now the company is previewing a new processor that SiFive says is 50% faster, allowing the new chip to outperform an ARM Cortex-A78 processor. SiFive’s announcement is a bit […]

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OneGx1 review (7 inch mini gaming laptop with cellular support)

The One Netbook OneGx1 is a little laptop computer with a 7 inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel touchscreen display and the design of a gaming laptop. The little computer has a backlit keyboard with support for RGB lighting effects, dual fans with a large (and familiar looking) exhaust vent on the back, and an LED […]

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Chuwi MiniBook 8 inch mini-laptop preview

The Chuwi MiniBook is a convertible mini-laptop with an 8 inch touchscreen display and a 360 degree hinge, a backlit keyboard, and a fingerprint sensor. It’s the first mini-laptop from Chuwi, a Chinese company that’s been selling cheap tablets, notebooks, and compact desktop computers for a few years. The folks at Chuwi sent me a […]

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Taihe Gemini portable 1080p touchscreen monitor preview

The Taihe Gemini portable monitor has made quite a splash since going up for pre-order on Kickstarter in January, having raised over $1 million from more than 3,200 backers so far — despite the project’s modest goal of just $10,000. Update 2/19/2019: The Kickstarter campaign has ended, but you can now pre-order a Gemini through an […]

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Windows 10 Build 17074 brings Quiet Hours, Edge updates, and Spectre and Meltdown patches

Microsoft is rolling out a new build of Windows to members of the Insider Preview program. Among other things, Windows 10 Build 17074 makes the Edge web browser into a better app for reading eBooks, support for saving payment information so you can autofill web forms, and a new Quiet Hours feature that lets you […]

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Microsoft Edge browser (preview) now available for Android

About a week after releasing a preview of its Edge web browser for iOS, Microsoft has launched a preview for Android. The Microsoft Edge preview is available for download from the Google Play Store and should support most devices running Android 4.4 or later. The Android version of Microsoft’s web browser has some of the […]

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Windows 10 might soon let you block non-Windows Store apps from installing

Microsoft is working on the next major update to Windows 10, but if you’re a member of the Windows Insider Program you don’t have to wait for the Windows 10 Creators Update to be released to try some of the new features. Almost every week Microsoft releases a new preview build of the operating system […]