Taiwanese boffins make MRAM breakthrough
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Unless it is all spin

Magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) is being touted as the next big thing for tech, even if manipulating MRAM efficiently and effectively is challenging.

HP Pavilion 14 launched with Intel Tiger Lake processors
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With Nvidia GeForce MX450 GPU

HP has completely overhauled the Pavilion 14 with an 11th Gen Intel Core processor and an optional Nvidia GeForce MX450 GPU.

Samsung officially releases 980 Pro PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD
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Peaking at 7,000/5,000 MB/s

Samsung has released its latest 980 Pro PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD, which, it says, delivers next-level SSD performance, peaking at 7,000 MB/s and 5,000 MB/s sequential read and write, and comes in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB capacities.

Intel's Tiger Lake shows performance gains
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Benchmarks out

Intel formally announced its 11th Gen Core mobile processor family, known by the code name Tiger Lake, a few weeks ago and made some bold performance claims.  Now the benchmarks are out and suggest that Intel's claims might have legs.

USB-C turned out to be a nightmare
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So much for simplicity

While USB-C was supposed to make life easier for consumers, and become pretty much common everywhere, the technology has become a mess of tangled standards.