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Cheapest Alienware Aurora is $733 in Dell's Memorial Day Sale

Dell's Memorial Day sale went live earlier this week with site-wide discounts on the majority of their laptops and desktop lineup - even on the illustrious Alienware Aurora gaming desktops. Rarely do these pricey Alienware PCs go on sale at a reasonable price, so it was very surprising to see discounts on some of their higher-end machines up to $374 off after coupon.

FCC Votes 2-1 To Repeal Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

The FCC has voted 2-1 to repeal net neutrality rules originally put in place by the Obama administration as reported by Reuters.

Wannacry Ransomware Decrypters WannaKey & WannaKiwi Released

Two separate decryption tools to get around the encryption scheme used in the Wannacry ransomware have been released as reported by The Hacker News.

Core i7-7700K Goes Under $300 Thanks to eBay Coupon

Mulling over your next PC build? Several hot processors and gaming monitor discounts popped up today on eBay Deals with a new flash coupon running through Thursday, May 18. New lows on the high-end Ryzen 7 1800X and 1700X have been spotted and the Intel Core i7-7700K is also at the cheapest ever price.

NSA-Derived Ransomware WannaCry Shuts Down Computers Worldwide

A ransomware derived in part from NSA tools publicly leaked last month has shut down computers around the world recently.

BioWare Montreal Scaled Down, Mass Effect Shelved For Now

Following the recent release of Electronic Arts' financials, sources close to the company have spoken up about BioWare's future following the lukewarm reception to the highly-anticipated Mass Effect: Andromeda. This news comes from Kotaku, who have spoken to multiple sources close to the Canadian development studio.

Nintendo Switch Review - It Just Works

Last month Nintendo released their latest console, the Nintendo Switch. This new hybrid console allows you to play games on your TV while also giving you the option to easily take it anywhere you want to go. Receiving a worldwide release on the 3rd of March, this is Nintendo's 7th generation of home console following up from the Nintendo Wii U.

Autonomous SmartDesk Review - Standing Simplicity

There's something to be said for a high-quality desk. Now before you click away from this review in confusion, because you're on a tech and gaming site, this is a SmartDesk! There's no shortage of sitting and standing desks on the market right now, but what Autonomous has made with their SmartDesk is nothing short of elegant simplicity.

Microsoft is Cutting Certain Services From Standalone Versions Of Microsoft Office

Services such as OneDrive for Business and Skype for Business will be cut from the standalone versions of Microsoft Office as reported by PCWorld.

Windows 10 Is Now On A Six-Month Upgrade Cycle

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 10 will be shifting to a six-month cycle for major upgrades to Windows 10, Tom's Hardware reports.

Open-Source Patch Circumvents Windows Next-Gen CPU Check

An open-source patch has been created to circumvent a Windows Update CPU check in Windows 7 & 8.1 as reported by Bleeping Computer.

1 Day Only Coupon: Ryzen 7 and Core i5 Kaby Lake Goes Cheap

Though it's still rare to find discounts on last months released Ryzen 7 processor, prices are coming down thanks to a one day only coupon code on eBay Deals. Right now on eBay dozens of hardware deals can be made, but the best offers on the table are new desktop processors, monitors, and HDTVs.

Google Introduces PAX - The Android Networked Cross-License Agreement

Google has announced PAX, the Android Networked Cross-License Agreement for devices in their software ecosystem.

President Trump Signs Internet Privacy Rollback Bill

The EFF reports that President Trump has signed S.J. Res. 34, the final version of the bill set to repeal an FCC internet privacy rule that prevented ISPs from sharing Consumer Proprietary Network Information.

Developers Can Now Reply to User Reviews on the Apple App Store

Apple has implemented a new feature that allows developers of apps found on the Apple App Store to reply to reviews posted by users. This feature comes after years of iOS users asking Apple for the feature, which has been a part of Android's Google Play store for four years now. This feature has been introduced to iOS with the recently released 10.3 update and the 10.12.4 for Apple's MacOS.