Budget Build: The Working Class Hero

Purpose of this build This build is not for gaming, photo editing or for power users. This is going to be a budget build, a bare bones one, which will have enough horsepower for daily uses like web browsing, emailing, and can even be a good HTPC. This PC is also a good starting point for builders who aren’t particularly into gaming. At the end of the day, not everyone one wants to push for higher framerates, isn’t it? But that doesn’t necessarily limit you to the exciting world of…

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Will Be Available on Linux and Mac!

Gaming on Linux? You serious, bro? This is always the response that I get when I mention gaming and Linux in the same lines. And for a reason, of course! Linux has been quite infamous for its unavailability of games. This is also one of the reasons why I could never totally switch to Linux. My computer always has to run a dual boot with Windows. Well, with recent efforts for Steam and GOG.com, it seems that gaming on Linux is climbing the ladder day by day. Feral Interactive has earned…

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Moto E3 Pow3r Launch on 19th September, To Be Sold Via Flipkart!

Motorola is back again with another budget handset. First announced in July 2016, Moto will be launching a beefed up version on September 19. On Twitter, Moto recently confirmed the launch, putting an end to all rumors. It was also revealed that the phone will be exclusively sold via Flipkart only, at least as of now. Prcing has been kept a secret to be revealed when the device goes off the wraps during the launch. The device has been named Moto E3 Power, which aptly suits its USP, the 3500mAh…

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EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard Review: Ticks All The Right Boxes!

Everyone of us suffers from losing important data from time to time. It’s that inevitable part of using a computer that acts like a total curse and before you know it, the data is gone! Then, it drives you crazy and you try to find professional help to recover your old files. This software suite, EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard, seems to be just what the doctor ordered. I spent some time with it at the TechARX labs to give you the verdict.The first thing that strikes while using this software is the…

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Intel’s Joule Maker Boards Revealed: Targeted At IoT Devs

Yesterday at Intel’s annual developers conference,  CEO Brian Krzanich revealed a new maker board titled “Joule”. It boasts of Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0, 4k capabilities, LPDDR4 memory, 802.11ac  WiFi and the usual UART and GPIO interfaces which are a must on these kinds of boards. Intel also says that the Joule boards will run a “custom IoT-oriented Linux-based OS” and an IoT version of Windows 10. The Intel Joule module enables people to take a concept into a prototype and then into production at a fraction of the time and development…

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Feature: What PC Building Taught Me!

  So, my PC just turned a month old. My desktop PC. I have been using laptops since like forever. But when the last one died, I knew it was time for something different. I wanted to build something myself. I wanted to choose what exactly goes into the build. I wanted to put all the parts together and prepare the machine to be up and running. After approaching the right people and seeking their help, I took a long time to sort out the parts and finally bought them…

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NVIDIA GTX 1060 Official Specs Leaked, 15% Faster than RX 480!

GTX 1060 Official Specs Powered by 6 gigs of DDR5 memory and 1280 CUDA cores, it has a turbo clock of 1700MHz, giving a maximum compute performance of 4.4 teraflops. An interesting point to note is that the 1060 is also more efficient than the RX 480, with a rating of 120W TDP provided by NVIDIA themselves, compared to 150W on the RX 480.That means that it is almost 1.4x more power efficient, however the graph values start at 0.8. Talking of the RX 480, the speculated GTX 1060 seems to…

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eBook Readers: Everything You Wanted To Know!

The problem with purists? They just can’t accept anything new. Just like the way some pianists frown at the sight of synthesisers, some “bookworms” have always frowned upon e-book readers. Whether you like it or not, they are taking the world by storm. If you have no idea what they are, you must have been living under a stone all these years. I have used only one eBook reader extensively till date, and that is the Kindle Paperwhite, currently three years old. Having read quite a number of books (eBooks,…

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LEAKED: AMD Radeon RX 480 beats GeForce GTX 980 in Benchmarks!

A leaked benchmark of 3D Mark Fire Strike which has just emerged shows that AMD Radeon RX 480, to be priced at 199$, preparing to be launched on June 29, beats a mighty GTX 980! We all saw how the two RX 480s faired against the GTX 1080 in Ashes of Singularity in Computex this year, but how does it fare in other areas? Well, ladies and gentlemen, have a look! The RX 480 stands at 3194, beating the GTX 980 with its 3084 score. The difference might not be…

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