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Researchers experiment with nanowires to improve battery efficiency
— 11:05 AM on December 17, 2010

Although this news broke last week, it's particularly interesting in light of yesterday's discussion of the innovations IBM thinks will emerge in the next...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Quad cores will come first for Sandy Bridge laptops
— 6:00 AM on December 16, 2010

If you've been paying attention over the past year or so, you might remember that Intel released quad-core Nehalem-derived mobile CPUs before their dual-core...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Report: PC makers warming to Tegra for tablets
— 10:52 AM on December 14, 2010

Despite looking quite promising on paper, Nvidia's Tegra processors haven't exactly been enjoying widespread adoption in the industry (well, unless you count the Zune HD)....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Google Cr-48 laptop makes up for beta OS with swanky hardware
— 6:00 AM on December 10, 2010

You know that Cr-48 development laptop Google shipped its Chrome OS beta on? We talked a little bit about the machine two days ago,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Report: iPad 2 may launch as early as February
— 7:00 AM on December 8, 2010

Thank goodness for those gossipers in Taiwan—without them, following industry news would be so much more boring. According to DigiTimes, "sources from Taiwan-based component makers"...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Google offers first Chrome OS netbooks to testers
— 6:00 AM on December 8, 2010

So the great Internet rumor mill foretold, and so it was! Google has pulled the curtain off the very first Chrome OS laptop, as...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Modest clock speed increases produce GeForce GT 540M
— 11:08 AM on December 6, 2010

There's a new mobile GeForce in town. Sort of. Engadget has word that a GeForce GT 540M has joined Nvidia's stable of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Chrome OS netbooks could launch this week
— 6:00 AM on December 6, 2010

Call it a hunch, but Google might be about to pull the curtain off the very first netbook based on its Chrome OS operating system....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Asus' U36 slips standard-voltage CPUs into slender chassis
— 11:06 AM on December 1, 2010

Asus has quietly released a new thin-and-light laptop based on Intel's current Core 2010 platform. TechConnect caught wind of the system last week,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Arrandale-based Vostro V130 ultrathin starts at $430 with Linux
— 9:29 AM on November 30, 2010

All of a sudden, the floor for CULV 2010 notebook pricing seems to have gone down a good few bucks. Dell has introduced the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Acer has three slates in the works, one with AMD silicon
— 11:22 AM on November 24, 2010

In addition to the funky dual-screen Iconia notebook Acer introduced yesterday, the company also revealed its plans for a number of more traditional tablets....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: Production of slate-bound Atom platform begins
— 9:39 AM on November 24, 2010

Intel has made its intention to release Oak Trail next quarter pretty clear, but judging by a fresh DigiTimes report, we may see the new...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Dell starts taking orders for the Inspiron Duo
— 6:00 AM on November 24, 2010

After last week's coverage, few secrets about Dell's Inspiron Duo remain. Still, we'd be remiss not to point out that a product page for...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Acer joins dual-screen notebook party with Iconia 14-incher
— 12:37 PM on November 23, 2010

Remember the dual-screen Libretto Toshiba rolled out earlier this year? Produced in limited quantities, the system features a pair of 7" multitouch screens,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Synaptics gets touchy with its new ClickPad
— 11:44 AM on November 19, 2010

One of the most frustrating aspects of using a laptop is having to deal with a wonky touchpad. Well, help might be on the...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Mobile computing

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Second-gen iPad coming next quarter, says report
— 6:00 AM on November 19, 2010

A lot of folks, including yours truly, are eagerly awaiting the wave of iPad killers due to arrive early next year. Interestingly, though, it looks...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Inspiron Duo convertible tablet dated, detailed, and priced
— 11:04 AM on November 18, 2010

Engadget got some hands on time with Dell's upcoming Inspiron Duo convertible tablet, and the site has more details about the device, its projected...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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New capacitive touch screen supports stylus, non-conductive input
— 11:19 AM on November 17, 2010

Years ago, resistive touch screens dominated the landscape. They were the only game in town for tablet PCs and PDAs, and the stylus was...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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