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Hardware

Samsung reveals plans for $15bn chip research center to break semiconductor scaling barriers
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components

Samsung reveals plans for $15bn chip research center to break semiconductor scaling barriers

The news follows the company's proposal in July to build 11 Texas semiconductor plants worth $191 billion
19 Aug 2022
Sharp expands IT services with new FundOnion partnership
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Managed service provider (MSP)

Sharp expands IT services with new FundOnion partnership

Collaboration will see the business finance platform now offer Sharp’s range of B2B solutions
19 Aug 2022
Dell XPS Desktop 8950 review: Commendable, but uninspiring
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Hardware

Dell XPS Desktop 8950 review: Commendable, but uninspiring

A good-value PC based on Intel’s latest silicon and DDR5 memory, but there’s nothing here to excite
19 Aug 2022
Xerox D35 Scanner review: A great choice for heavy workloads
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peripherals

Xerox D35 Scanner review: A great choice for heavy workloads

A budget USB scanner offering good speeds, a great range of apps and clever networking capabilities
17 Aug 2022
Microchip scoops NASA's $50m contract for high-performance spaceflight computing processor
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Hardware

Microchip scoops NASA's $50m contract for high-performance spaceflight computing processor

The new processor will cater to both space missions and Earth-based applications
16 Aug 2022
TP-Link Deco X90 review: A winning sweet spot
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wifi & hotspots

TP-Link Deco X90 review: A winning sweet spot

You can pay less for a Wi-Fi 6 mesh, but the X90’s superb coverage and astonishing speeds justify the price
15 Aug 2022
How do wireless printers work?
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Hardware

How do wireless printers work?

Printers are still essential in the modern office, but wireless printers are perhaps the most useful
11 Aug 2022
How do laser printers work?
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peripherals

How do laser printers work?

If you’re scratching your head wondering how laser printers work, then we’ve got all the answers here
11 Aug 2022
The best 3D printer tools and accessories for your business
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Hardware

The best 3D printer tools and accessories for your business

Every business using 3D printers should be aware of these essential extras to raise its output to the next level
11 Aug 2022
LED vs laser printers: Which is better for business?
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Hardware

LED vs laser printers: Which is better for business?

Laser and LED printer technology is similar, but each come with their own unique benefits that could make them best for your company
11 Aug 2022
How does an inkjet printer work?
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Hardware

How does an inkjet printer work?

Inkjet printers are some of the most commonly used, but how do they work and what are they best at?
11 Aug 2022
Wired2Fire Ultima WS Home Office PC review: A promising future
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Hardware

Wired2Fire Ultima WS Home Office PC review: A promising future

An attractive, quiet-running system with explosive speed for daily tasks plus potential to grow
10 Aug 2022
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 hands-on review: A welcome (if minor) update
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Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 hands-on review: A welcome (if minor) update

Samsung’s latest foldable is appealing, but does little to stand out from its predecessor
10 Aug 2022
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 hands-on review: A productivity powerhouse
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Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 hands-on review: A productivity powerhouse

Minor changes year-on-year but the Fold 4 is the closest a handset can get to PC-like performance
10 Aug 2022
Google urges Apple to embrace RCS as standard, ditch SMS for Android texts
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Mobile

Google urges Apple to embrace RCS as standard, ditch SMS for Android texts

#GetTheMessage seeks to create viral pressure on Apple, with Google shaming its competitor for clinging to standards from which the rest of the market…
10 Aug 2022
BT, Nokia crack four carrier aggregation on a 5G network in first for Europe
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Network & Internet

BT, Nokia crack four carrier aggregation on a 5G network in first for Europe

The breakthrough marks the first successful use of such technology on a live network, and could lead to dramatic network improvements
9 Aug 2022
Intel launches Arc Pro GPUs for creative apps
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Hardware

Intel launches Arc Pro GPUs for creative apps

The Pro series includes two new GPUs intended for desktops, while the A30 is aimed at laptops
9 Aug 2022
Nvidia revenue falls short of expectations in Q2
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Hardware

Nvidia revenue falls short of expectations in Q2

Decline in channel partner sales fuels company’s quarterly revenue shortfall
9 Aug 2022
Dell Latitude 7330 Rugged Extreme review: A near indestructible portable powerhouse
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Laptops

Dell Latitude 7330 Rugged Extreme review: A near indestructible portable powerhouse

The ideal choice for those who need a laptop that can survive any eventuality
8 Aug 2022
US-China trade tensions spark Chinese interest in chipmaking stocks
US China
Hardware

US-China trade tensions spark Chinese interest in chipmaking stocks

The rising tensions may positively impact China’s local chip manufacturers, experts claim
8 Aug 2022
Intel edges closer to $5 billion chip factory deal with Italy
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components

Intel edges closer to $5 billion chip factory deal with Italy

Italy and Intel eyeing Piedmont or Veneto regions as potential locations for the new assembly plant
5 Aug 2022
Cyber attacks rain on Taiwan during Pelosi visit
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cyber warfare

Cyber attacks rain on Taiwan during Pelosi visit

IP addresses from China and Russia were said to have been responsible for the attack
5 Aug 2022
EU opens antitrust probe into Play Store's billing guidelines
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IT regulation

EU opens antitrust probe into Play Store's billing guidelines

The European Commission will investigate whether developer fees and billing terms put forth by Google’s Play Store are adequate
4 Aug 2022