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15 quirky ways to give your old hardware a second life

15 quirky ways to give your old hardware a second life

Even computers don't live forever. But when our faithful companions lose their spark, don't toss them in the garbage! Here are some creative ways to give their mortal bodies a new lease on life. Some of these will definitely raise a few eyebrows.

More things you didn't know about Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 820 SoC

More things you didn't know about Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 820 SoC

Qualcomm recently held an event in Singapore to talk more about its crown jewel, the Snapdragon 820 SoC. The chip is already found in seven flagship devices and has been designed from the ground up to enable better user experiences in areas as diverse as VR, photography, connectivity.

Hands-on (again) with the Microsoft HoloLens

Hands-on (again) with the Microsoft HoloLens

Yes, the angle of view is still pretty limited. But its other aspects are exciting.

The flyweight championships: 13.3-inch ultrabook shootout

The flyweight championships: 13.3-inch ultrabook shootout

What are the most important considerations when selecting an ultrabook? As it turns out, things like design, portability, and performance go a long way toward determining a winner. In this article, we take a look at ultrabooks from the likes of Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, and Lenovo to determine which rules the roost.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 - Return of the SoC king

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 - Return of the SoC king

With its new Snapdragon 820 SoC making its way into just about every flagship device to be launched in the first half of 2016, Qualcomm is on track to leave behind all the unhappy memories of 2015. Here's what you need to know about Qualcomm's latest super chip.

Hands-on: LG G5 - the flagship modular smartphone

Hands-on: LG G5 - the flagship modular smartphone

LG has just unveiled the G5, a modular flagship smartphone, which you'll be able to customize with a slew of add-on attachments like a camera add-on grip, and a Hi-Fi DAC. Check out our first impressions here!

Data Wars: Telco data plan comparison

Data Wars: Telco data plan comparison

This week, all three telcos announced add-on options for new and re-contracting subscribers to increase the amount of data in their mobile plans. But who's giving you the most data for your dollar, and should you sign up now or wait for a fourth player to enter the market?

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs. Galaxy S6: who takes better photos?

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs. Galaxy S6: who takes better photos?

We pit the new Samsung Galaxy S7 - with lower megapixel count but larger photosites - against the older Galaxy S6, with its 16-megapixel rear camera that was excellent in its own right. Which phone fared better for photo-taking?

ViewQwest Black explained: A breakdown of ViewQwest's "end-to-end" 10Gbps home fiber broadband service

ViewQwest Black explained: A breakdown of ViewQwest's "end-to-end" 10Gbps home fiber broadband service

In case you missed it, ViewQwest was the last among four ISPs to announce a 10Gbps home fiber broadband service. But it arguably also has the most interesting and well thought out plan of the bunch. If you’re still confused by ViewQwest Black, we're going to break it down here once again in more layman’s terms.

Upgrading from Intel X79 to Intel X99: Is it worthwhile for gamers?

Upgrading from Intel X79 to Intel X99: Is it worthwhile for gamers?

Later this year, Intel will debut a new high-end desktop platform codenamed Broadwell-E. If you're still hanging on to the older Intel X79 platform, the release of a new CPU could send prices of the current Haswell-E processors tumbling. Would that make the X99 platform a worthwhile option? We lay out the results and recommendations.

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