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Super Bowl Halftime Shows Ranked: From Worst to Best

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Boards, Chips, and Drones from CES 2016

CES is over for another year and it was a down year for the show — most commentators agree that nothing groundbreaking happened. We haven’t come away from the week with the world changed. But after picking through the many press releases and demos on the show floor, as always, I’ve found there’s …

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

Time Management

50 apps to improve your smartphone

Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of house-hunting.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442402799090/a29fb90d-ae79-44f6-9f7b-2bcb648e7925-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of …

Productivity Apps

How Crystal Palace became one of the Premier League's unlikely success stories

In the five years since Steve Parish and his fellow Crystal Palace fans took over the club, they transformed from Championship strugglers threatened with liquidation into a profitable Premier League club in the hunt for silverware<p>By Richard Foster for The Agony and the Ecstasy, in the Guardian …

AMD Radeon R9 Nano Graphics Card: Everything You Need To Know

We’re two weeks out from the launch of AMD’s Radeon Nano, the final entry (that we’re aware of) in the company’s high-end graphics card lineup based on new GPU architecture and High-Bandwidth Memory. Based on what I’ve seen, the Nano represents the culmination of HBM and Fiji’s true potential and …

Nvidia dominating in add-in graphics card market, AMD floundering

Although AMD might have scored a big win by getting its hardware into both Microsoft and Sony’s latest generation consoles, it’s place in the add-in …

Graphics Cards

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Tiny x86 Systems With Graphics Cards

The Intel Edison is out, and that means there’s someone out there trying to get a postage-stamp sized x86 machine running all those classic mid-90s …

Early DirectX 12 Benchmarks Turn The Long-Running Nvidia-AMD Graphics Card War On Its Head

DirectX 12 is the newest, most advanced graphics API in a long time, and it offers game and application developers incredibly low-level access to the …

Are your PC games a slideshow? Here’s how to smooth them

If you play high-end 3D games on your PC, you want the best performance possible. That’s usually a matter of simply sinking a bunch of money into …

Computer Hardware

Nano – meet her: AMD's Radeon R9 4K graphics card for non-totally bonkers gamers, people

Perfect size for mini-ITX mobos and small cases<b>Pics</b> AMD will today launch the Radeon R9 Nano, a beefy graphics card designed to run comfortably …

Need more PCIe bandwidth for your crazy gaming rig? Intel’s Skylake chipsets may help

VR-Zone has struck again. The online publication’s Chinese office has a new scoop on Skylake, and this time it’s all about the chipsets that will …

Siblings

Core M chipset found in new MacBook benchmarked

Apple’s new MacBook is a svelte piece of modern art. An engineering feat, the slim computer is a glimpse into the future of design. It might not be a …

It's MediaTek v Qualcomm in the motherboard of all battles

Rumours and leaks for 2016's hottest processorsThe two big boys of the mobile chip world, MediaTek and Qualcomm, are about to see their flagship …

Trader: Forget the haters, I'm buying Qualcomm

It's been a rough year for chip-maker Qualcomm. But that hasn't stopped one trader from making what he called "the most hated tech stock out there" …

Qualcomm: Snapdragon 820 will deliver huge efficiency, performance boosts

By on September 3, 2015 at 11:53 am<p>Qualcomm has spent the past few weeks dishing information on its next-generation Snapdragon 820 hardware in bits …

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chip will give smartphones a big power boost

If you're the type that reads smartphone specifications closely, chances are you're familiar with the name "Snapdragon." It's Qualcomm's …

Intel Is Putting Its Promising Skylake CPUs Inside Smartphones

Intel’s new Skylake processors fit inside practically any computer. Soon, you’ll be able to get one inside a PC-on-a-stick. But it turns out that …

Windows 10

Can Intel's Skylake Help Invigorate The Consumer PC Market?

Intel has been talking in detail about their new Skylake CPU architecture for months and is in the process of launching the actual products piece by piece over the past few weeks. There is no doubt that the SI channel, retailers, OEMs and tech-savvy consumers have long been awaiting Intel’s release …

Intel hopes its 6th gen chip range for Windows 10 will be a tablet killer

Intel has debuted its latest chip range at the IFA technology show in Berlin, marking its 6th generation of Core processors. The company is hoping …

What Intel's New Processors Mean for Your Next Computer

The sixth generation of Intel’s Core processors, known more approachably as Skylake, will start invading new laptops and desktops over the following …

Intel admits USB-C is the connector of the future by adopting it for Thunderbolt 3

With Apple and Google both warmly embracing the new USB-C connector in their new computers this year, the fate of the fast, but rarely used, Thunderbolt standard was coming into question. What would the future hold for Thunderbolt if most of its utility was to be replaced by a more convenient and …

What is an APU? Should you buy one for your PC?

Although Intel has offered most its central processors with onboard graphics for some time, AMD has only done the same with distinctive product …

Equations

Want to know how to setup dual monitors in Windows 10? We explain the process

Increased productivity using multiple displays is no myth. With more than one panel, you can sling apps for email, communication, and more onto one …

Windows 10

Why 2015 is the beginning of a golden age for PC builders

Assembling a computer might seem like a huge undertaking if you’ve never done it before, but the truth is there’s never been a better time to build. …

Want to build your own PC, but not sure how? Check out these barebones options

A “barebone” PC is sort of a starter kit for building a computer yourself. It’s a pre-assembled machine that includes an enclosure (case), a …

Why DirectX 12 is a game-changer for PC enthusiasts

<i>We originally ran this article in May 2015, but with the release this week of Windows 10, we thought we'd revisit DirectX 12 on the launch version of</i> …

Overclocking your PC can unlock “free” performance, but the cost can be high

If you are unfamiliar, overclocking is the process of setting your CPU multiplier higher so that your processor speeds up, and speeds up everything …

Computer Hardware