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[TITLE]Intel unveils its latest entry level SoC, Apollo Lake [BODY]Intel took the wraps off their affordability focussed Apollo Lake SoC at the IDF16 event in Shenzhen this month. So all those cheap 11.6” screen laptops you’ve seen around the place with low end Pentium N3050 and Atom Z3735 CPUs? They’re about to get a bit…

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[TITLE]Samsung releases huge 15.3TB SSD [BODY]Samsung have started to ship a huge 15.3TB SSD, designed for the enterprise. The PM1633a has a conventional 2.5″ form factor, but with a SAS connector, belying its enterprise destination. Crammed in that small space are 512 of Samsung’s latest 256Gb V-NAND chips, stacked in 48 layers. This provides the…

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[TITLE] ASUS is 27″ 4K UHD Monitor [STANDFIRST] 3840×2160 pixels, IPS panel and 100% sRGB colour accuracy – for a price Price: $999 Supplier: www.asus.com.au 3.5/5 [SPECS] 27-inch diagonal, 3840×2160 UHD resolution, IPS panel, 100% sRGB, 178 degree viewing angle, 4x HDMI/MHL ports, 5ms GtG response time. [BODY] ASUS was one of the first manufacturers…

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