Apple may be planning 10.5-inch iPad Pro in 2017
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New middle option between 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch models

Over the weekend, highly reputable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a new research report claiming that the company may be planning to release a “middle-sized” 10.5-inch iPad Pro sometime in 2017 to accompany the existing 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch models.

Nvidia Geforce 10 series gaming notebooks now available
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Notebook GTX 1070 gets an upgrade from 1920 to 2048 cores

On Monday, ASUS, MSI, Gigabyte Sager and other industry players partnered with system integrator Xotic PC to announce a new lineup of 60 gaming notebooks built using Nvidia’s Geforce 10-Series Pascal GPU lineup – more specifically, Geforce GTX 1080, GTX 1070 and GTX 1060 GPUs.

Toshiba reports profit for first time in six quarters
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Recovering balance sheet remains under threat


Last Friday, Toshiba Corporation said that an extensive company restructuring effort over the past year has allowed it to produce a profit of $197 million (¥20.1 billion) for the first time in six consecutive quarters.

Apple's tenth-gen flagship iPhone to feature Smart Connector
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Simultaneous release of standard and "S" models possible


A week ago, we reported that alleged prototypes of Apple’s upcoming tenth-generation smartphones were released in a YouTube video comparing dimensions, features and aesthetics between three new devices.

Panasonic launches lower-cost Ultra HD Blu-ray player
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Lacks THX certification, analog outputs


Panasonic has just launched a lower-cost version of its flagship DMP-UB900 Ultra HD Blu-ray disc player in Japan, according to a recent listed posting on the company’s Japanese website.

EMV contactless payments are insecure
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US ATM owners still have time to upgrade


Contactless EMV payment cards have been making their way into the United States for over five years now, with financial services giants like Europay, Mastercard and Visa claiming they offer enhanced protection against fraud and other abuse.

Dell shows off 24-inch S2417DG gaming monitor
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2560x1440, G-SYNC, Ultra Low Motion Blur


On Friday, Dell took the wrapping paper off a 24-inch S2417DG gaming monitor packing 2560x1440 resolution, a variable refresh rate between 30Hz and 165Hz and Nvidia G-SYNC, along with a quick 1ms response time.

Nvidia releases Q2 FY2017 earnings
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Beats forecast expectations


Nvidia released its financial results yesterday for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017, which ended July 31, 2016.

AMD releases Q2 2016 earnings
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Chipmaker showing signs of recovery

On Thursday, AMD took the wraps off its Q2 earnings results and revealed a surprising upswing in revenue momentum that many investors anticipated would not emerge until Q3 at the earliest.

GloveOne haptic touch VR gloves displayed at E3 2016
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First VR gloves to enable touch feedback and weight sensations

Earlier in January, we wrote that some startups were preparing to launch haptic VR gloves to offer a much more natural alternative controller interface for head-mounted displays than the traditional units currently offered by Oculus, HTC, Sony, Samsung, Razer and others.