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New 11.6-inch ultraportable offers Radeon graphics, dual-core Athlon Neo
— 11:52 AM on July 7, 2010

AMD was never keen on netbooks, but the company's mobile CPUs are becoming increasingly common in budget ultraportable notebooks. HP's 11.6" Pavilion dm1z...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Single-core Athlon II Neo gets some love from Gateway
— 9:28 AM on July 7, 2010

You know that $550, AMD-powered Acer ultraportable we talked about last month? Acer subsidiary Gateway has now announced a similar-looking laptop that boasts...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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PhysX hobbled on the CPU by x87 code
— 12:21 AM on July 7, 2010

Nvidia has long promoted its PhysX game physics middleware as an example of a computing problem that benefits greatly from GPU acceleration, and a number...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Euro e-tailers start listing an Asus GeForce GTX 460
— 9:18 AM on July 6, 2010

All of those leaked details about an upcoming GeForce GTX 460 graphics card from Nvidia might just be true. At least, a card that...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Sub-$200 GeForces with DirectX 11 could launch in August
— 6:00 AM on July 2, 2010

We've learned a lot in recent weeks about the GeForce GTX 460, which should be Nvidia's cheapest DirectX 10 GPU to date. Now, the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Pixel Qi display works outdoors, is available for netbooks
— 10:44 AM on July 1, 2010

By far the biggest problem I have with the current crop of laptops and ultraportable notebooks is that their screens become all but useless when...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Poll: Does your primary portable have an optical drive?
— 1:48 PM on June 30, 2010

This week's poll comes to us courtesy of TR reader Ben, who wonders just how many folks have an optical drive in their primary portable...

Poll Question: • Does your primary portable have an optical drive?

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Portege R700 sampled briefly
— 10:50 AM on June 30, 2010

Though he might not publicly admit it, I think I could detect some jealousy in Scott's voice when I called to say I was hanging...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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3D Vision Surround makes debut in beta GeForce driver
— 11:22 AM on June 29, 2010

What's geekier than sitting in front of a 3D monitor while wearing stereoscopic glasses? Sitting in front of three identical 3D monitors while while wearing...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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11.6'' Acer ultraportable sports Turion II Neo CPU
— 9:22 AM on June 29, 2010

Now, that's not something you see every day: a genuine dual-core ultraportable with a 11.6" form factor and AMD components. That's what Acer's new $550...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Best Buy would rather not show you that laptop, thanks
— 4:02 PM on June 28, 2010

The Toshiba Portégé R700, with which I'm rather taken, was due to make its way into Best Buy stores today, and I had hotly...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Eurocom notebook probably packs more power than your desktop
— 1:11 PM on June 24, 2010

I like my laptops like I like my women: thin, light, and with enough stamina to run all day. Oh, and they've gotta be...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Leaked photos show stubby GeForce GTX 460
— 11:57 AM on June 24, 2010

We have specs, we have overclocking details, we have a picture of the GPU. Now, finally, images of an entire GeForce GTX...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Slim Gateway laptops have glowing touchpads, Optimus tech
— 3:21 PM on June 23, 2010

Ever thought your laptop could use a little more 'zazz? Like maybe more glowing lights? Then perhaps Gateway's new ID series notebooks are for...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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FireStream 9370, 9350 bring Cypress computing to servers
— 12:05 PM on June 23, 2010

In conjunction with today's announcement of the Opteron 4100 series of CPUs, AMD has also raised the curtains on a pair of FireStream cards. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers

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GeForce GTX 460 said to be a formidable overclocker
— 9:37 AM on June 23, 2010

Nvidia's mid-range Fermi derivative won't just be cheaper, smaller, and less power-hungry than the mighty GF100, according to the rumor mill. Now, word is that...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Dell confirms Chrome OS aspirations
— 4:02 PM on June 22, 2010

We already had some evidence that Dell was planning a Chrome OS netbook, but a recent statement by company executive Amit Midha sure sounds like...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Portege R700 oozes awesome from every port
— 11:05 AM on June 22, 2010

Like a junior-high boy who is always secretly on the prowl, I have been constantly on the lookout for my next ultraportable laptop, especially since...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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