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NYT: IBM is in talks to acquire Sun
— 1:12 PM on March 18, 2009

Things are shaking up in the server world. Two days after the launch of Cisco's first servers, the New York Times reports that IBM...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Software

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Cisco launches its first servers
— 6:00 AM on March 17, 2009

After years of making networking equipment for other folks' computers, Cisco has announced its first servers. The company is tackling the server concept a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Eee Top ET1602 is in stock at Amazon, NCIX
— 11:28 AM on March 9, 2009

Last Wednesday, we noticed that Asus' Eee Top ET1602 was available for pre-order from Amazon. This morning, Asus sent us an e-mail to say...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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IDC: PC shipments will fall, rebound this year
— 4:39 PM on March 5, 2009

Last November, we saw iSuppli revise its growth forecast to say PC shipments would only grow by 4.3% this year, down from the previously...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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MSI proto-nettop combines Celeron, GeForce, Blu-ray
— 5:10 PM on March 4, 2009

Despite their uncertain future, Nvidia's integrated graphics chipsets are definitely still alive and kicking. Engadget reports that MSI has unveiled an interesting little machine...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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All-in-one Eee Top listed at Amazon for $600
— 1:42 PM on March 4, 2009

If you live in the U.S., you should be able to pre-order one of Asus' new all-in-one Eee desktops right now. Amazon has put...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Eee Keyboard to launch next quarter at around $400
— 5:01 PM on March 3, 2009

The Eee Keyboard was a mere prototype when it appeared at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. Asus is displaying the device again at...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Mac Pro, iMac, Mac mini get hardware upgrades
— 9:57 AM on March 3, 2009

Without much fanfare or grandiose keynotes, Apple has refreshed its entire desktop lineup—from the Mac mini to the Mac Pro—with new, faster hardware. Pricing hasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

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JPR sees the PC gaming market growing later this year
— 5:14 PM on February 26, 2009

The gaming PC market might not suffer the effects of the economic crisis for too long. In a report posted this afternoon, Jon Peddie...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Gaming

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Acer preps Atom-based Windows Home Server PC
— 11:28 AM on February 26, 2009

Speaking of netbooks and servers, Acer is apparently cooking up a home server system based on Intel's Atom processor. According to CNet Japan, the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Marvell unveils $99 wall-wart Linux PC
— 7:00 AM on February 24, 2009

If you thought nettops were cheap, wait until you get a load of this: Marvell has announced the SheevaPlug, a $99 reference design based on...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Get ready for Microsoft retail stores
— 6:00 AM on February 13, 2009

Microsoft plans to take another page from the Apple playbook and open its own chain of retail stores. According to the Associated Press, Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Windows

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Nvidia's Ion platform gets Vista certification
— 8:00 AM on February 11, 2009

Netbooks and nettops typically run Windows XP or Linux, but you may soon see some of them toting Windows Vista Home Premium. Nvidia has announced...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Systems

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MSI announces Wind NetOn AP1900 all-in-one nettop
— 2:17 PM on February 6, 2009

After previewing the Wind NetOn AP1900 at CES in January, MSI has formally announced the all-in-one nettop. The system has the same basic...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Analyst: iMacs with quad-core CPUs are on the way
— 10:04 AM on February 3, 2009

Quad-core processors have been tumbling down the price ladder lately, with Intel's cheapest contender now priced at just $170. However, a certain computer maker...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Mac

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MSI WindBox nettop is thin, passively cooled
— 1:10 PM on January 26, 2009

Who needs a fancy all-in-one system when you can just bolt a tiny nettop to your monitor? That might be what MSI had in mind...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Gartner: Last quarter wasn't kind to PC vendors
— 11:10 AM on January 15, 2009

The global PC market only grew by 1.1% last quarter, in its worst moments since 2002, according to preliminary numbers from Gartner. The market...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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MSI unveils dual-core Wind D130 nettop
— 9:36 AM on January 15, 2009

The nettop market has gotten just a little bit bigger. MSI has announced the Wind D130, a new nettop that packs both a dual-core...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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