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Samsung's latest external Thunderbolt 3 SSD is all about speed

Samsung has revealed its first NVMe-based portable SSD, the Portable SSD X5, which is targeted at IT pros and content creators who need to transfer large files quickly. It has a read speed of up to 2,800MB/s and write speed of 2,300MB/s (2,100 MB/s f… Source: Engadget | Samsung's latest external Thunderbolt 3 SSD is …

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Intel's new laptop CPUs focus on gigabit Wi-Fi and voice commands

Intel already has a wide variety of eight-generation laptop processors targeting performance and gaming. But with its latest round of chips — a new batch of U-series CPUs for mainstream laptops and the debut of Y-series processors for very thin mach… Source: Engadget | Intel's new laptop CPUs focus on gigabit Wi-Fi and voice commands

'Until Dawn' creators return with 'The Dark Pictures Anthology'

Until Dawn developer Supermassive Games is back with another branching horror game, but it's breaking from tradition in more ways than one. It's launching The Dark Pictures Anthology, a collection of self-contained titles that touch on various horro… Source: Engadget | 'Until Dawn' creators return with 'The Dark Pictures Anthology'

'Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night' delayed until 2019

Things were looking rosy for the upcoming release of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night — the game had even gotten as far as a private beta demo. But, citing similar reasons to its previous delay, the team at ArtPlay has announced it'll be held back… Source: Engadget | 'Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night' delayed until …

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Sony has some colorful new DualShock 4 pads for your PS4

The DualShock 4 wireless controller has been kicking around for a while now, so it was only a matter of time before PlayStation did something to give it a little marketing boost. And what's the easiest way to do that? New colors, of course. Joining t… Source: Engadget | Sony has some colorful new DualShock …

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Evil Geniuses win 'record-setting' Call of Duty World League tourney

If you needed evidence that Call of Duty is still a big deal in the esports realm, you just got it. Well-known team Evil Geniuses just took home $600,000 as the winners of the 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship, solidly taking down Team Kal… Source: Engadget | Evil Geniuses win 'record-setting' Call of …

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Leaks reveal NVIDIA GeForce RTX cards ahead of August 20th event

NVIDIA hasn't been shy about plans to unveil Turing-based GeForce video cards at its August 20th Gamescom event — its teaser video effectively spelled out "GeForce RTX 2080" through not-so-subtle clues. But just how powerful will these cards be? You… Source: Engadget | Leaks reveal NVIDIA GeForce RTX cards ahead of August 20th event

Ask Engadget: Where can I find tech deals for students?

The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac… Source: Engadget | Ask Engadget: Where can I find tech deals for …

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Latest 'Rainbow Six: Siege' season includes the first reworked map

Rainbow Six: Siege has a massive fan base years after launch, but how is it supposed to keep those players interested when new maps and characters will only do so much? By going back to where it all began, it seems. Ubisoft has shared the first detai… Source: Engadget | Latest 'Rainbow Six: Siege' season …

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'Ghost Recon Wildlands' adds a hardcore permadeath mode

Ubisoft isn't just relying on cameos from aliens and iconic game characters to inject extra life into Ghost Recon Wildlands. When the Special Operation 2 pack arrives on July 24th, it'll include a Ghost Mode that adds some high-stakes realism. For… Source: Engadget | 'Ghost Recon Wildlands' adds a hardcore permadeath mode

VR standard promises an end to headset connector headaches

If you've used a wired VR headset, you probably know the connector situation is inconsistent and messy: you frequently have to plug multiple cables into your PC, which is space consuming at best and potentially impractical if you have a laptop. That… Source: Engadget | VR standard promises an end to headset connector headaches

Popular 'PUBG' streamer faces ban for playing with cheater

There's no question that PUBG's creators want to crack down on cheating, but some players have wondered: is it really willing to go after superstar players if they play dirty? Apparently, the answer is yes. PUBG Corp has issued a one-month ban to Shr… Source: Engadget | Popular 'PUBG' streamer faces ban for playing with …

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Former Google AI chief will lead Apple’s new machine learning team

Back in April, Google's former AI and search chief John Giannandrea left the company to join Apple for an undisclosed role. Today, the latter company announced he will head a new team combining the Core ML and Siri groups. Source: Engadget | Former Google AI chief will lead Apple’s new machine learning team

HQ Trivia is rewarding regular players with extra lives

Anyone who's played the frustratingly-addictive HQ Trivia is familiar with the crushing disappointment that follows a wrong answer, especially when you were only a question or two away from the jackpot. So in a bid to stop players rage quitting the a… Source: Engadget | HQ Trivia is rewarding regular players with extra lives

Nintendo Switch gets SNK's arcade games this November

SNK is celebrating its 40th birthday with a triumphant return to the golden age of arcade games — with a modern twist. On November 13, the creator is launching a bevy of retro games for Nintendo Switch, including Alpha Mission, Ikari Warriors, Athen… Source: Engadget | Nintendo Switch gets SNK's arcade games this November