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Why it matters: Over the past several years, Chinese companies have been busy developing x86 processors, DRAM, and NAND memory that could soon replace the need for foreign solutions. In the meantime, no one noticed that a company called Innosilicon has developed the first Chinese graphics card that’s capable of gaming. While everyone looking to…

In brief: If you’re currently using a quality DDR4-3200 memory kit, going with DDR5 for your next upgrade won’t yield much of a performance improvement despite its significantly higher price. Not only that, finding DDR5 modules in stock will be a struggle in the coming months as manufacturers can’t get their hands on some essential…

Talk about a 180: If you are already a repair technician, you’ve likely found it frustrating that you cannot repair your own or a family member’s iPhone because you have no access to the parts. That is about bout to change. Starting next year, Apple will offer certified parts, tools, and repair manuals available to…

What just happened? An email warning of a complex cyber attack was recently found to be a hoax carried out using real FBI servers. The Spamhaus Project, an international organization that provides cyber threat support to companies and law enforcement agencies worldwide, identified several thousand emails delivered across multiple waves early Saturday morning. The organization’s…

A key component of Windows that hasn’t fundamentally changed over the years is the File Explorer. While Microsoft’s web browser added tabs 15 years ago with Internet Explorer 7, the operating system’s File Explorer has yet to implement the feature. It doesn’t support dual-pane browsing either, which means that even something as simple as moving…

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What just happened? Think getting hold of a PlayStation 5 is difficult right now? It’s probably going to get even worse. Sony has reportedly slashed its previous production forecast by around one million consoles. As with so many other industries, the problem is being blamed on worsening component shortages and logistics issues. The depressing news…