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New Chrome mode speeds up internet by blocking content

New Chrome mode speeds up internet by blocking content

Google Chrome developers are currently testing a mode dubbed "NeverSlowMode" by its creator. This function is not yet live in Google Chrome in any public form, but might soon be - if all its cards are played JUST right. The deal is that this code will flip a switch on the internet, making your internet feel very, very quick! Unfortunately, there's a rather sizable drawback.

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Newest WD SSD gets heatsink option to un-throttle performance

Newest WD SSD gets heatsink option to un-throttle performance

The WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD was revealed this week with an aim to take on the most performance-hungry PC gaming rigs. It'll do this with up to 2TB capacity on a single-sided M.2 form factor ...which is super duper, BUT, the version we're interested in is the one with an integrated heatsink. There'll be versions with the heatsink and versions without, the versions without will be released first, then the heatsink second.

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Mortal Kombat 11 trailers, gameplay, characters revealed

Mortal Kombat 11 trailers, gameplay, characters revealed

Today is the big day for Mortal Kombat 11, with trailers and gameplay teasers and videos of all sorts available right this minute. This was directed by Ed Boon, will have both single and multiplayer (local multiplayer, thank god), and will be released on at least the following platforms: Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One. The official busting-out event for this game took place on January 17th, 2019, in London England.

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Razer HyperSense devices hands-on: From THX sound to Lofelt haptic feedback

Razer HyperSense devices hands-on: From THX sound to Lofelt haptic feedback

It's time to feel the rumble on all your parts - so says Razer, and their newest ecosystem brand Razer HyperSense. Razer HyperSense is to haptic feedback what Razer Chroma is to multicolor LED lighting. The first demonstration of this system was presented to us at CES 2019 with a collection of devices made by Razer, Lofelt, and SUBPAC, too. One of these products is already on the market in its current form: the Razer Nari Ultimate - a pair of headphones with Razer HyperSense inside.

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Razer Tomahawk Elite hands-on: PC gaming, gull-wing doors

Razer Tomahawk Elite hands-on: PC gaming, gull-wing doors

The Razer Tomahawk is an exercise in excess, and not truly meant for this world in its current form. Two versions of the PC case exist, both with their own level of wild and beautiful. There's also a third case that's new from Razer this week that we've not yet seen up close: the new Lian li O11 Dynamic Designed by Razer. The last of these will be the first of its kind to feature Chroma lighting with full customizability.

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Lenovo Legion 2019 PC gaming lineup: laptops, headsets, and more

Lenovo Legion 2019 PC gaming lineup: laptops, headsets, and more

It's that time of the year again: Lenovo has taken the wraps off its 2019 Legion gaming gear lineup, including a pair of new Legion series gaming laptops, headsets, monitors, and other accessories. Lenovo has something for everyone, boasting up to a professional-tier headset, two monitors, a gaming mouse, mechanical keyboard, and two different gaming laptop options.

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Razer Raptor monitor hands-on: Gaming screen made unique

Razer Raptor monitor hands-on: Gaming screen made unique

Today we're getting up close and personal with the Razor Raptor monitor - a display that's apparently quite a few years in the making. This machine has a 27-inch panel and a super sleek exterior - and barely a bezel to speak of. This machine is one of Razer's design concepts that the company is known to bring to CES - the place where they often wow tech blogs with devices that may or may not ever find their way to the final cutting floor.

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Razer Blade 15 Advanced Model hands-on: RTX 2080, 2070, 2060

Razer Blade 15 Advanced Model hands-on: RTX 2080, 2070, 2060

We took a close-up look at the Razer Blade 15 Advanced Model gaming laptop this week at CES 2019, what with its newly-embedded super-powerful NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-series GPU under the hood and everything. Each of the newest models announced this week have an 8th-Gen Intel Core i7-8750H 6 core processor under the hood, 16GB dual-channel system memory, and up to 512GB of fast SSD storage. They've got some spiffy new cameras looking at us, too, fully capable of working with Windows Hello IR (infrared) sensing for facial recognition and login.

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The Best of 2018: Personal Computing Edition

The Best of 2018: Personal Computing Edition

What is a computer? What is a PC for that matter? No, we’re not going to to get dragged into that rabbit hole. Not today. Today, we’ll be looking into the best computers for consumers (sorry enterprise folks) that let them get their jobs done and then some. From hulking all-in-ones to gaming laptops to tiny computers, Here are this year’s creme a la creme to get for yourself or your family as soon as the prices start falling down for the holiday season.

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Mac mini RAM upgrade kits undercut Apple

Mac mini RAM upgrade kits undercut Apple

It would appear that the Mac mini from late 2018 is quite a bit more versatile, hardware-wise, than most other Apple products. Today the folks at iFixit revealed they'd been working on a set of RAM stick replacements for those delivered with the most recent Mac mini release. They suggested that they'd seen such opportunity when their community-made RAM replacement guide saw tens of thousands of hits in a very short amount of time.

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Pocket Casts 7 update finally makes queuing easy

Pocket Casts 7 update finally makes queuing easy

Sure, there's a bunch of other stuff in the update, but that ability to put another episode after the episode that's playing - that's all I wanted. This app now has a dark mode - essentially the entirety of the app, by default. That'll be a whole lot nicer for the ol' battery life than the all-white layout that was the app since the beginning.

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Facebook private messages stolen: Am I one of 81,000 victims?

Facebook private messages stolen: Am I one of 81,000 victims?

Facebook Messenger seems to have been the victim of a multi-tiered attempt by hackers to extract private messages from victims. The information was collected over the course of months - likely near the beginning of the year 2018. Not much is known about the contents of the messages at this time, but it does appear likely that the entire cache of messages from Facebook Messenger users is real.

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