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  • Amazon Prime Day Was Retail Giant’s Biggest Day Ever As Echo Family Shines

    Late Monday, Amazon kicked off its annual Prime Day celebration with 30 hours of deals aimed at providing its loyal subscribers with discounts on thousands of products. Well, the numbers are in, and Amazon says that this year’s Prime Day was its biggest to date, with sales growing 60 percent...
  • Logitech Buys Astro Gaming For $85M Expanding Reach To Console eSports Headset Market

    Logitech, one of the biggest brands in the PC gaming peripheral market, has acquired Astro Gaming, a popular player in the audio headset sector for both PC and console gamers. The $85 million all-cash acquisition brings together two major brands, both with solid reputations among gamers in their own right...
  • Dell Latitude 7285 Now Shipping As World’s First Wireless Charging Convertible

    Dell made an impression at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this year with its Latitude 7285, a system it billed as the world's first wireless charging 2-in-1 business convertible. It is arguably the most interesting Latitude laptop to date, and now a little more than six months...
  • Apple iPhone 8 Wireless Charging, 3D Sensor Reportedly Plagued With Software Issues

    It looks as though Apple is coming down to the wire with regards to resolving issues surrounding its upcoming iPhone 8. The iPhone 8 is expected to make a big splash for the company and will mark the most dramatic departure in design for the smartphone family since it was...
  • NVMe flash blocked by array architecture, says Kaminario CTO

    The current generation of storage arrays are not designed to make use of NVMe flash storage. They need a radical architectural overhaul to make use of the NVMe protocol, which can boost flash storage performance by a factor of tens or hundreds. By submitting your personal information, you agree that...
  • Russian security firm Kaspersky denies spy agency work

    Moscow-based security company Kaspersky Lab has denied working with Russian intelligence agencies, following US media and government suspicion. News website Bloomberg said it had seen emails showing Kaspersky had developed tools for Russia's intelligence agency. And, on Tuesday, the US government's General Services Administration removed Kaspersky Lab from a list...
  • Cyber-bullying relatively rare, says study

    Cyber-bullying is far less common than "traditional" face-to-face bullying, according to an academic survey of more than 120,000 English 15-year-olds. While 30% reported regular bullying of some form, just 3% said it happened both on and offline. Fewer than 1% said that the regular bullying they experienced was online-only. Children's...
  • Google’s Pixel 2 XL Comes Into Focus Via This Gorgeous Photo Reveal

    When it comes to Google’s next generation Android flagships, we’ve covered plenty of leaks on the devices’ rumored specs and features, but we haven’t seen much with regards to what the actual smartphones will look like. Thankfully, a new leak is giving us our first look at the overall design...
  • Ubuntu Linux Distro For Windows 10 Arrives In the Windows Store

    If you still can't wrap your head around the fact that Microsoft supports using Linux inside of Windows, then prepare to have your mind blown. Today, the company has debuted Ubuntu Linux in the Windows Store, available to anyone running a current Insider Preview build. Writing for the official Windows...
  • Windows Phone 8.1 Support Ends Today As Microsoft’s Smartphone Aspirations Crumble

    If you are still rocking a Windows Phone 8.1 device (or older), the end of line is today for end-user support. Microsoft’s support website deems today — July 11th — as the finally day for supporting Windows Phone 8.1. So, what does this mean for those that are still clinging...

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