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Release roundup: Golden PSUs, a big honkin' laptop, and Mini-ITX goodness
— 5:56 PM on August 26, 2010

This week in our release roundup, we have news from Corsair, Eurocom, XFX, and Zotac:

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Power Mobile computing

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Convertible tablet with dual-core Atom spotted in Australia
— 5:53 PM on August 26, 2010

Earlier this week, Intel unveiled a new dual-core Atom N550 CPU tailored for netbooks and proclaimed that systems were already available in stores. ...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Zotac's Zbox HD-ND22 barebones mini PC
— 12:16 PM on August 26, 2010

Atom-based nettops easily get bogged down, but Zotac's latest Zbox pairs a capable CULV Celeron with an Ion chipset. Let's see what this budget...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Cases Systems

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Ferrari, Lamborghini rivalry revived for premium netbook showdown
— 10:50 AM on August 24, 2010

Premium netbooks weren't all that alluring with single-core Atom CPUs and Intel integrated graphics. However, new platforms from AMD and Intel are considerably more...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Apple patent hints at touch-screen desktop
— 9:13 AM on August 24, 2010

Is some convergence underway between the iPad and Apple's iMac desktop computers? A patent filing spotted by AppleInsider certainly suggest so. The filing, which...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Input devices

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Intel unveils new, dual-core Atom for netbooks
— 12:47 PM on August 23, 2010

Pine Trail netbooks are going dual-core! Intel officially introduced its new Atom N550 processor earlier this morning, adding that systems based on it are...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Asus' bamboo-infused U33Jc 13-inch notebook
— 12:02 AM on August 23, 2010

Asus' U33Jc wraps a powerful thin-and-light notebook in luxurious a mix of bamboo and brushed aluminum. We find out if this $1,000 system is...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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A tribute to my under-appreciated home file servers
— 11:37 PM on August 19, 2010

I spend an almost embarrassing amount of time in front of my desktop PC. It's my workhorse, and the system that I endeavor to...

Type: Blog post Tags: Storage Systems Servers

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Release roundup: An Ion box, fresh enclosures, a clicky keyboard, and more
— 5:27 PM on August 19, 2010

Our sack of press announcements is bursting at the seams this week with news from Adata, BitFenix, Lian Li, Razer, and Shuttle: ...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Systems Input devices

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With McAfee purchase, Intel could become #1 bloatware vendor
— 12:46 PM on August 19, 2010

The news of Intel's $7.68 billion acquisition of McAfee was a bit of a surprise to many of us, and the vague justifications both...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Operating systems Windows

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Samsung's R480 14-inch notebook
— 4:06 PM on August 18, 2010

This red-and-black notebook touts a Core i5 processor, discrete GeForce graphics, and generous connectivity. Are those perks worth the extra bulk over thinner and...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Dual-screen Toshiba notebook appears on Amazon
— 3:00 PM on August 16, 2010

Remember that dual-screen Toshiba concept PC we told you all about in June? It's a real product, and Amazon has started taking pre-orders....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Deal of the week: $1,100 off Lenovo's three-pound ThinkPad X301
— 5:07 PM on August 13, 2010

Lenovo isn't kidding around with its latest promotion. Right now, the ThinkPad X301 is available at an eye-popping $1,100 discount over its regular asking price—that's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Swiftpoint mouse held like a pen, sits on your palmrest
— 12:53 PM on August 13, 2010

The addition of multi-touch gestures has improved notebook touchpads by leaps and bounds in the last few years. However, even the best touchpads struggle...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Mobile computing

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Release roundup: Cases, cooling, SDKs, and more
— 5:13 PM on August 12, 2010

This week in our release roundup, we have news from AMD, Antec, iBuypower, and Lian Li. AMD releases ATI Stream SDK...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Cooling Systems

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iSuppli predicts integrated graphics dominance for notebooks
— 11:44 AM on August 11, 2010

In its latest press release, research group iSuppli proclaims that integrated graphics processors have taken over the notebook market. The firm might have...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Poll: What's your ideal laptop size?
— 2:52 PM on August 10, 2010

When I bought my first laptop more than a decade ago, there were only a few sizes from which to choose: big, bigger, and huge....

Poll Question: • What's your ideal laptop size?

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Asus business notebooks feature matte screens, spill-proof keyboards
— 3:25 PM on August 9, 2010

Sick of the glossy coatings that afflict consumer notebooks? Perhaps you'll be interested in the new models Asus has added to its line...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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