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SSD Pricewatch: SSD prices are expected to jump this quarter thanks to limited NAND supply, surging demand

Posted on 12/02 23:04 in Shows | 0

For the last few years, SDD prices have been falling steadily, thanks to increased NAND production by multiple companies and the transition to 3D NAND, which offers vastly increased densities for lower cost-per-bit.According to DRAMeXchange via CTimes, average contract prices for MLC NAND flash drives are expected to rise by 6-10% , while TLC products are anticipated to rise by 6-9%.

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15 Years of Mobile Games and We Have In App Purchases

Posted on 12/05 10:53 in Deals | 0

I will try to tell the entire story - I started playing games when I was roughly 7 – 8 years old, and I started my first mobile games company when I was 15 years old.And just at the edge of 2000, the first mobile phones came out with deeper capabilities of mobile gaming than just snake.

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Why you should (or shouldn't) root your Android device

Posted on 12/05 19:19 in Shows | 0

Gaining root access on Android is akin to running Windows as an administrator.These tools are basically the gatekeeper of root access on your phone.

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Engineers claim Samsung's aggressive design led to Note 7 fires

Posted on 12/05 22:01 in Shows | 0

But manufacturing technology company Instrumental has gotten its hands on a Note 7 to do a detailed third-party analysis.The Note 7 was getting universally excellent reviews several months ago as it hit the market.

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The First Ad For 'Super Mario Run' on iOS Shows Nintendo Getting Serious

Posted on 12/08 17:30 in Deals | 0

So far, we have had two half-measures: the quixotic chat app Miitomo for one, and Pokémon GO for two.Watch below: It represents a bit of a sea change in the way mobile games are released.

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'Super Mario Run' on iOS Is Going To Be Huge

Posted on 12/13 17:51 in Deals | 0

Super Mario Run debuts on iOS this week as well, and some who have gotten the chance to swing by an Apple Store have already played the first three levels.This game is going to be huge, and that's huge for both Nintendo and mobile gaming overall.

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SAPVoice: CMOs Beware: Master Data-Driven Sponsorship ROI Or Risk Your Job

Posted on 12/15 14:42 in Deals | 0

Machine learning is promising CMOs the biggest win ever with software that takes the guesswork and gut reaction out of measuring return on investment (ROI) for corporate event sponsorships.The bad news is many CMOs won’t have the skills to capture the opportunity.

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Here Are The Best Mobile Games You Should Be Playing This Holiday Season

Posted on 12/16 08:58 in Deals | 0

Here are 10 mobile games you should be checking out in your downtime this holiday season.From the makers of uber popular Clash of Clans comes perhaps the most addictive free to play (F2P) mobile game in recent memory.

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Nintendo Was Right To Not Make 'Super Mario Run' Free-To-Play

Posted on 12/17 18:34 in Deals | 0

Despite huge day-one download statistics and a positive reception by gamers and the press, Super Mario Run has not been met with a corresponding stock bump for Nintendo.Certainly the hype surrounding the retro micro-console and Super Mario Run have put Nintendo in the headlines.

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Why Nintendo's $10 'Super Mario Run' Price Point Was A Mistake

Posted on 12/19 16:04 in Deals | 0

Color me unsurprised, but I guessed the debate about Nintendo pricing Super Mario Run at $10 was going to continue after release, and it most certainly has.While I can see that angle, looking at Super Mario Run’s (frankly insane) 50,000 user reviews, where half of them are one star, I’m not sure I agree.

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'Super Mario Run' Is A Huge Success But The Markets Are Reacting Negatively To The Game

Posted on 12/20 19:30 in Deals | 0

Since the launch of Super Mario Run, the game has gone on to top the global charts.Yet, the markets have responded to this obvious success in a bizarrely negative manner.

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HTC may stop selling flagship phones in the US

Posted on 12/20 22:25 in Shows | 0

The changes come as the company’s 2016 flagship, the HTC 10 has failed to sell in significant numbers.The unfortunate thing is that the HTC 10 isn’t a bad phone.

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The 6 best Android phones of 2016

Posted on 12/22 20:15 in Shows | 0

The hardware is faster, Android is more refined, and designs are smarter.It all adds up to an embarrassment of riches.

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China's Year Of Virtual Reality

Posted on 12/23 19:59 in Deals | 0

2016 became "year one" of virtual reality in China, due to the fact that the sector finally truly started to grow.A survey done by Niko Partners earlier this year showed that more than half of Chinese gamers are interested in VR and almost 30% are willing to spend up to $200 USD on a device, which is significant considering the average income in China hovers around $12,000 per year.

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Was 'Super Mario Run' A Success Or A Failure?

Posted on 01/04 17:57 in Deals | 0

Other mobile games seek to continually draw revenue out of a consistently engaged playerbase, while Super Mario Run relies entirely on a one-time $10 purchase.There are gameplay successes, to be sure: Super Mario Run was a faithful adaptation of the Mario franchise to non-Nintendo hardware, with all of the essential Mario-ness intact.

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The New 'Mega Man' Mobile Games Are Actually Quite Awful

Posted on 01/06 17:00 in Deals | 0

The first six Mega Man games were released yesterday on smartphones, I had hoped they would bolster the series somewhat.Unfortunately, it turns out that they are rather terrible.

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CES 2017 delivered a clear vision of the car of the future

Posted on 01/10 20:44 in Shows | 0

A large part of the smartphone’s power is the connection to the cloud to enable new services and experiences across different devices.To that end, automakers — and industry suppliers — are beginning to flesh out their visions of what the “mobility experience” looks like in the future.

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Verizon notifies heaviest unlimited data users they need to switch plans or leave

Posted on 01/11 15:39 in Shows | 0

Carriers moved away from unlimited data, like Verizon did in 2011.According to a notice from Verizon that was sent to unlimited customers, it’s putting a hard limit on data usage by unlimited customers.

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AT&T shuts down 2G network, ending support for original iPhone

Posted on 01/18 19:32 in Shows | 0

However, this move is a dagger to the heart of some devices — for example, the original iPhone from 2007.There were a number of compromises necessary with the original iPhone to make it a viable smartphone.

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'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is Free-To-Play, Coming To Android First

Posted on 01/19 01:17 in Deals | 0

Today, Nintendo announced several new Fire Emblem games coming to 3DS, the Nintendo Switch and mobile.The new mobile games is called Fire Emblem Heroes, which is a pretty fitting name for a mobile game.

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