ASUS announces new ROG Strix X99 Gaming motherboard
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ROG Strix is a new series: “The art of expression”

On Tuesday, ASUS announced a new lineup called “ROG Strix,” beginning with the ROG Strix X99 Gaming motherboard. With this series in its ROG brand, the company is focusing heavily on dynamic lighting customization and network priority traffic control, two features that will provide gamers and enthusiasts with color-matching RGB lighting effects to inspire PC design creativity, as well as ultra-low latency multiplayer experiences.

AMD allegedly pulls Vega launch forward
Published in Graphics


From early 2017 to October 2016

It appears that Nvidia has struck a right chord with its Pascal-based GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphics cards as it has allegedly forced AMD to pull the launch of its high-end Vega GPU forward, from early 2017 to October 2016.

ASUS announces new and refreshed X99 Signature series lineup
Published in Motherboards


Fully compatible with Haswell-E and Broadwell-E


On Tuesday, ASUS and its Republic of Gamers (ROG) division jointly announced three new Signature series motherboards built for Socket LGA 2011-v3, featuring ASUS exclusive technologies such as “OC Socket,” “Aura” onboard RGB lighting, ThunderboltEX 3, and SafeSlot PCI-Express designs with fortified metal and superior bracket retention mechanisms.

Gigabyte teases upcoming GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming
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Later in June 

Gigabyte has released a teaser showing a shadow of what is probably the upcoming custom GTX 1080 graphics card that will be a part of Gigabyte's Xtreme Gaming lineup.

Intel will release Celeron, Pentium and Core i3 processors
Published in Processors


Ready for the next Skylake refresh


Intel has just published a Product Change Notification which appears to indicate that there will be new Celeron, Pentium and Core i3 processors during the next Skylake refresh.

Coppers blur lamb pictures to protect ID
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Well they were victims

A copper in West Midland Police's Central Motorway department shared an image of three sheep that had been rescued from suspected poachers. But he has become a twitter sensation because he burred the sheep’s faces to protect their ID.

Edge finally gets extensions
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Might actually be useful


A new preview of build (14342) of Windows 10 has zipped out to Insiders on the Fast Ring, and this finally sees extensions become fully functional and easy to install in Microsoft Edge.

Apple in hot water for “nicking ideas”
Published in Mobiles


This one could cost it $2.4 billion

Fruity cargo cult Apple has found itself in the middle of another accusation that it may not invented some of the technology it made a fortune from.
VoIP-Pal (VPLM) claims that Jobs’ Mob owes it $2.8 billion because of the way its iMessage and FaceTime services work.

EU blocks Hutchison’s O2 take-over
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Would have harmed the UK mobile sector

The European Commission has blocked the proposed acquisition of O2 by Hutchison under the EU Merger Regulation.

Inventec escapes the PC market tarpit
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Slashes dependence on PC


Inventec has succeeded in reducing its reliance on PC product lines, with the revenue proportion now less than half of its bottom line.