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Which data center intrusion prevention systems are worth the investment? NSS Labs tests 5 DCIPS products

NSS Labs tests data center intrusion prevention systems (DCIPS) from Fortinet, Juniper Networks, McAfee and Trend Micro.

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How ad-blocking works in Google’s Chrome browser

Google on Feb. 15 turned on the browser ad-blocking feature it's been talking about for a year. Here's how it works and why Google acted.

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What is a SAN and how does it differ from NAS?

A storage area network (SAN) provides a pool of storage resources that can be centrally managed and allocated as needed, but how is a SAN different than NAS and how does how it segregate storage traffic?

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Get a 3TB Seagate Expansion external hard drive on Amazon for $76 today only

Seagate's 3TB external hard drive is compatible with USB 3.0, and it's great for extra storage or backups.

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Meltdown and Spectre FAQ: How the critical CPU flaws affect PCs and Macs

The Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs are very serious, and the fixes can create serious slowdowns in PCs, Macs, and other devices. Here's everything you need to know.

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AirPods 2 update may bring hands-free Hey Siri support and a new wireless chip

Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is planning an update to its AirPods wireless earbuds that will bring a new chip and hands-free 'Hey Siri' support.

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How to protect your PC from the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws

Here's how keep your computer safe from the nasty Meltdown and Spectre CPU security flaws. The patches are coming fast and furious!

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Intel expects PCs with fast 5G wireless to ship in late 2019

Intel and PC partners including Dell, Lenovo, and Microsoft have begun talking up PCs with integrated 5G connectivity, scheduled to ship late next year.

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What’s new in Apache’s NetBeans IDE for Java 9

The beta of the NetBeans Version 9.0 IDE supports Java 9’s new Java Module System

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Nest Aware price cut, new features & Google Assistant

Nest has announced a cheaper subscription plan, new intelligence for its Nest Aware cloud service and the addition of Google Assistant.

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Walmart's selling a white Philips Hue lightbulb for $10 today

Walmart has taken 33% off the price of an A19 Philips Hue White bulb.

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iOS 11.3: Beta 3 has been released to public testers, fixing several bugs but removing AirPlay 2

Apple has outlined the new features we can expect to see in iOS 11.3. Here's everything we know.

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iPad 2018 rumors: EEC approves two new models for sale

If you want to get a sense of where the iPad will go in 2018, look to the iPhone X.

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What is NAS and how do NAS servers excel at corralling unstructured data?

Network-attached storage (NAS) is a category of file-level storage that’s connected to a network and enables data access and file sharing across a heterogeneous client and server environment. “Ideally, NAS is platform- and...

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What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code

Microsoft regularly updates Visual Studio Code. Keep track of the updates’ key capabilities in this changelog

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Mingis on Tech: Apple's latest iOS healthcare push

When iOS 11.3 arrives later this year, it will allow a limited number of users to more easily access and share healthcare data – part of Apple's ongoing push to connect patients and doctors. Here's what that means and why Apple might...

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Intel ships new Spectre patches: Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake now, Sandy Bridge next

Intel has shipped revised patches for Spectre and Meltdown for its most recent CPU families, including Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake, with a roadmap for what's next.

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The 500GB Samsung 960 Evo is at its cheapest price yet

The 500GB Samsung 960 Evo is available for $200 today at Amazon, B&H Photo Video, and Newegg.

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