Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 845 VR development kit
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Support for next-gen VR experiences with Snapdragon 845

Qualcomm has announced its new virtual reality development kit at the Game Developer Conference 2018 which includes a wireless VR head mounted display (HMD) and a new software development kit (SDK) for the Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR platform.

Powercolor officially unveils the Red Dragon Vega 56
Published in Graphics

Should be available on March 28th

Powercolor has now officially announced the upcoming Red Dragon Radeon Vega 56, revealing a bit more key information as well the availability date.

Apple stuck with Intel for modems
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Apple has painted itself into a corner

Apple's gamble that it could bully Qualcomm into reducing its costs for its broadband chips by using Intel's lower tech options appears to have backfired and now Jobs' Mob is forced to stick with Chipzilla.

Apple seeks cheaper components for 'cheaper' iPhone
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You are not going to get what you pay for

Apple is seeking to push up the margins for its iPhone by getting cheaper components, according to Digitimes Research.

No Broadcom takeover, says Mediatek
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Rumours are wrong

MediaTek has dismissed a rumour circulating in the Taiwan media that Broadcom had approached it about a takeover.

Spring Creators Update will take 30 minutes to install
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Better than one to two hours

Software King of the World Microsoft has sped up the amount of time it will take to upgrade its Windows 10 major feature upgrade.

US politicians try backdoor to take foreign data
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Bipartisan deal will force US Cloud companies to hand over data

Buried in a federal spending bill released late is bipartisan legislation to clarify a law that would require Cloud companies to hand over data stored overseas.

Best Buy stops selling Huawei gear
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Will not say why

Best Buy, the nation's largest electronics big box retailer, has ceased ordering new smartphones from Huawei and will stop selling its products over the next few weeks. Best Buy didn't provide any details as to why it has severed ties with Huawei, but it is pretty likely to do with the "yellow peril" distraction being peddled by the US government.

Impregnable French encryption surrenders to teen
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It was supposed to be impregnable

French security outfit Ledger has been making similar claims about its specialised hardware for storing cryptocurrencies to those that were made for the Maginot line in 1938. It seems that the gear has met a similar fate thanks to a flaw which was found and exploited by a 15 year old.

Powercolor RX Vega Red Dragon gets pictured
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Finally enough GPUs for "cheaper" custom cards

It appears that Powercolor finally managed to get its hands on some of AMD Vega GPUs as its custom RX Vega Red Dragon version has resurfaced and got pictured in all its glory.