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Acer Returns to Gaming with Predator Lineup

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 days ago · 3 Comments · 1.9k views

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Not many would remember this, but back in the mid-2000s Acer had a crazy gaming desktop called the Predator. About a decade later, the Predator is back – and instead of just a gaming desktop, Acer’s introducing an entire lineup of high-end gaming products.

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Cooler Master Launches The Silencio FP 120 PWM Fan

by Terry Bass · 4 days ago · 3 Comments · 1.2k views

The New Cooler Master Silencio FP Series Case Fans

Cooler Master announces the launch of the new Silencio FP 120 PWM case fan right here in Malaysia. Dubbed “The Silent Rush”, the Silencio FP 120 boasts on delivering quiet and durable cooling solution.

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Japanese Man’s Apple Device Collection Takes A Swim After Cheating On Girlfriend

by Terry Bass · 4 days ago · 24 Comments · 5k views

A Japanese woman found out that her boyfriend was cheating on her, and decided to soak his entire Apple device collection in the bath tub of his house. However, the boyfriend appears to have a sense of humour as he promptly uploaded the pictures to social media to be shared with the world.

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HP Announces Pavilion x360 And ENVY x360 Convertibles

by Farhan · 4 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.8k views

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HP has announced two new convertibles in the HP Pavilion x360 and ENVY x360. Both feature the folding keyboard layout that has been becoming more popular over time and extended battery life thanks to the newer Intel processors.

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Qualcomm Turns To Samsung To Manufacture Upcoming Snapdragon 820 Chip

by Farhan · 6 days ago · 3 Comments · 1.6k views

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Qualcomm has will be switching suppliers for its Snapdragon 820 processor away from Taiwan Semiconductor, which is better known as TSMC. Problem with the Snapdragon 810 have made the company rethink its strategy, and it will be engaging Samsung for the next generation processor.

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AMD Accidentally Reveals Windows 10 Launch Date

by Farhan · 6 days ago · 5 Comments · 2.6k views

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Microsoft may have provided the media with a rough estimation of when Windows 10 will be made available, but it looks like AMD has spilled the beans on when the new operating system will be launched. The information was accidentally revealed during the company’s latest earnings call last week when CEO Lisa Su answered a question about inventory.

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Google Introduces “Works With Cardboard” Programme

by Farhan · 1 week ago · No Comments · 1k views

Works With Google Cardboard

Google has introduced the “Works with Cardboard” programme, which aims to get its Cardboard VR headset working properly with any device. There are many versions of the VR headset floating around now, thanks to it being open-source, and each has slightly different specifications. This programme will get any of these headsets working with any VR apps on Android devices.

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The New Apple MacBook Is Near Impossible To Fix It Yourself

by Terry Bass · 2 weeks ago · 9 Comments · 2.9k views
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Image Credit – iFixit

Apple’s new MacBook is now available to purchase from the company’s online store. However, if users were thinking of skimping on the AppleCare Protection Plan and fixing the MacBook themselves, then tough luck because iFixit has given the new Retina MacBook 2015 a horrific repairability score of one out of ten.

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HP Unveils Omen Pro, but It’s Not Exactly a Gaming Laptop

by Andrew Cheng · 2 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 1.6k views

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HP has just unveiled the Omen Pro, which is somewhat like a “pro” variant of the regular Omen. Interestingly enough, it doesn’t have a typical dedicated graphics card for gaming. Instead, it has an NVIDIA Quadro K1100M under its hood.

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Surface 3 Pre-Order Program Now Available At More Retailers, Alongside Related Accessories

by Chief Chapree · 2 weeks ago · 8 Comments · 1.6k views

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Ahead of its release on 5 May, Microsoft Malaysia together with the help of participating retailers throughout the country have begun to accept pre-order for Surface 3 starting from this week onwards. In case you missed it, Senheng Malaysia was among the first retailer to confirm the pre-order program last week but the list has since grow significantly.

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Hands On with Microsoft Surface 3: The Thinnest and Lightest Surface Tablet To Date

by Chief Chapree · 2 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 4.3k views

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Almost 10 months after Surface Pro 3 was first revealed to the world, Microsoft has decided to unleash yet another Surface tablet last month in the form of Surface 3. In many ways, it can be seen as a more affordable version of Surface Pro 3; just like how Surface RT and Surface 2 were to Surface Pro 1 and Surface Pro 2 respectively.

Instead of running Windows RT which has been discontinued for good, the Surface 3 runs on full-blown Windows 8.1 which means users are able to install proper desktop applications on it alongside Windows 8-style apps. Read on further to have a closer look at the latest addition to Microsoft’s family of Surface tablets.

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LG Monitors Disable UAC, Leaves Users Vulnerable To Malware

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 563 views

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It turns out that using certain LG monitors for their split screen capabilities may be opening users to security problems. This stems from the fact that the drivers for the monitors disable Windows User Account Controls, which were put in place to ensure that unwanted software doesn’t install itself on computers.

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