Gigabyte adds Kaby Lake CPUs to its Brix mini-PC lineup
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Three Kaby Lake CPUs to rule them all 

Gigabyte has refreshed its Brix mini-PCs with Intel's latest 7th generation Core Kaby Lake CPUs, including Intel Core i3-7100U, Core i5-7200U, or Core i7-7500U.

Samsung's high-end ArtPC cylindrical desktop PC spotted
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Sporting Core i5/i7 CPU, NVMe SSD and 360-degree audio

While Samsung's smartphone division is probably in scrambles now that Galaxy Note 7 had its nemesis, Samsung's PC division is working on a high-end desktop PC system with a cylindrical design that has been spotted for pre-order on Amazon. It's the Samsung ArtPC.

WD formally enters SSD market
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WD raises the stakes

Another player doubles down on the competitive SSD game space.

Chrome to be lighter on RAM
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Heavy shoppers might be able to multi-task

Heavy users of Chrome might actually be able to do something else on their high powered PCs and not find that their browser had eaten all their RAM with a side order of other systems resources.

First Imax VR centre opens in Manchester
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It could be the next big thing

Big-screen cinema specialist Imax, along with Odeon & UCI, are to launch the first Imax VR centre in Europe.

Internet smut watchers more likely to be religious
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You need to sin to have more for Jesus to forgive

A new study shows that Americans who regularly watch internet smut are more likely to be religious than those who have an occasional peek.

Samsung releases 14nm Finfet wearable chip
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Exynos 7 Dual 7270

Samsung has begun mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 7270 which is being billed as the “world’s first” mobile processor designed for wearable devices that is built on the 14-nanometer FinFET process technology.

Pegatron scores Microsoft Surface PC contract
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Two-in-One and notebooks

Word on the street is that Microsoft's partner on its next-generation Surface Pro series 2-in-1 and notebook products including the Surface Pro 5, Surface Book 2 and new Surface-brand desktops (which are likely all-in-one PCs) will be Pegatron.

Samsung Note 7 recall recalled
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Not-so magnificant seven going to cost billions

Samsung appears to have made a pig’s ear of its Galaxy Note 7 recall and is ordering its resellers to stop sales and exchanges of the device pending investigation into the latest incidents.

Google hires world's worst gag writers to train AI
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What is the deal with bridges?

Google has decided that its new AI Home assistant needs to have a sense of humour, but unfortunately it thinks that the best people to teach it are some of the least funny people in America.