Thunderbolt 3 will be integrated in Intel CPUs and royalty-free

Thunderbolt 3 will get an important boost in terms of its adoption in the market after Intel announced its native integration on the brand’s next generation chips, and, more importantly, the release of a protocol specification under “a non-exclusive and royalty-free license”.

Thunderbolt 3 is a third-generation high-speed connector used for data transfer on PCs and devices. Developed by Intel under the codename ‘Alpine Ridge’ and published three years ago, it is an input/output technology based on silicon photonics, but with optical communication, which provides better speed and capacity than other protocols, such as USB. Continue reading “Thunderbolt 3 will be integrated in Intel CPUs and royalty-free”

Guide: Building a Low-cost gaming PC based on RYZEN (Full HD)

A few days ago, we published a guide dedicated to building a cheap gaming PC focused on what can be considered to be high-end. Its price was very good for such range, although it was out of reach for gamers with tight budgets.

We are aware of this, so we decided to make a second guide focused on building a low-cost gaming PC where we will shape a system capable of running any current game in 1080p resolution (Full HD) at a high or very high quality and with good FPS.

As usual, we will give you a full list with the components that we have chosen, always trying to get the best quality-price ratio, although you can modify or even add more components if your budget allows it.

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Guide: Building a budget friendly High-end gaming PC based on AMD’s RYZEN

In previous articles we presented the new RYZEN family by AMD, a new generation of high performance processors that has met the generated expectations in terms of performance, finally returning the company from Sunnyvale to the right track.

The RYZEN processors by AMD not only showed a great performance at the monocore and multi-core level, they also did very well in terms of power consumption and temperatures, two major pending issues since the launch of the FX processors, which were based on the 32 nm manufacturing process.

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Cloud Storage Comparison 2017: Google Drive vs. Onedrive vs. Dropbox vs. iCloud

Whether it’s Photos, documents, backups, or any other form of data – storing own files in the cloud has become a normality for many users in 2017. Nowadays, there are plenty of companies providing cloud-storage solutions but how do their services stack up? Who offers the most storage for the lowest price and what does expanding storage cost? We will tackle those and more questions in the following article.

From the dozens of cloud-storage providers out there we picked the four most popular ones for this comparison: Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox, and Apple’s iCloud.

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The Top 10 Games Like GTA you can play on PC

The Grand Theft Auto series is renown not just for its brutal and sometimes questionable gameplay, but also for its innovation and boundary pushing development. Let’s look at some of the titles trying to go toe-to-toe with this giant franchise.

Summary: A look at some of the other games on the PC market that give you that GTA feeling.

GTA is one of those game series that seems to innovate and push the boundaries in every instalment in the franchise. But it’s not just all about running over civilians or stealing tanks from an army base. The next time you describe GTA to a friend, maybe think about the massive open world experience it offers, or the action-packed, deep story it portrays. Better yet, why not suggest some of the games on our list.

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How to backup Windows 10 Computer to external hard drive or USB Drive

Backing up is an essential maintenance task for anyone wanting to protect their personal and professional information on any device since there is much at stake. Forever losing photographs that captured an invaluable moment in life or professional documents that we use daily in our job is not an option.

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But it can happen in the blink of an eye. One the one hand, malware infections are so common nowadays that a simple ransomware can cause data loss, as well as OS corruption usually caused by any app or driver installation. On the other hand, no device is safe from hard disk drive failure, hindering us from accessing the unit.

This is why backups are an essential maintenance task on any device since they protect our personal files and the system and its apps, allowing us to restore them quickly and easily if there is any problem.

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AMD vs Intel: comparing the past 13 years market share

After AMD’s last financial report was published, it was known that Intel suffered a decline in desktop sales of $150 million, more or less the amount that the AMD’s processor division increased, so it is claimed that AMD has taken away market share from Intel. In this article, we want to compare ADM and Intel’s sales from the past 13 years to see the evolution both brands have had in the processors field.

Evidently, AMD’s Ryzen has given costumers a reason to switch from Intel, and this has been reflected on their sales reports, as AMD has gained ground where Intel has lost it. This has been confirmed by the report published by PassMark on processor sales for the last quarter, as we can see that AMD has indeed won 2.2% of market share, exactly what Intel has lost.

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4 Best Social Media Platforms To Help Evolve Your Business

Social media is the new driving force behind every business: Are you thinking about turning your attention towards social media for powering your business? If so, then it must be said that you have made a smart move. Collectively speaking, social platforms such as Pinterest, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook boast millions of global users. However, how do you know which social media platform is well suited for your business and brand?

Simply because a channel is backed by immense popularity does not make it an automatic choice for your business services and products. Every major social media platform has a strength and appeal that is perceived differently by users from varying backgrounds. Consequently, some of them will be a better fit for businesses in a certain domain compared to the other industries.

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