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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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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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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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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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HP CEO resigns suddenly amid harassment allegations
— 9:45 AM on August 9, 2010

Ronald caught this in the Shortbread over the weekend, but the sudden resignation of HP CEO Mark Hurd on Friday deserves some additional attention. ...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Budget netbook dual-boots Android, Windows XP
— 11:02 AM on August 6, 2010

An Acer D255 netbook that dual boots Android and Windows XP is now available in Taiwan. It's unclear which version of Android is shipping...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Windows 7 x64 was the most popular OS on Steam last month
— 3:40 PM on August 2, 2010

Recent numbers from Microsoft suggest almost half of all Windows 7 users run the 64-bit version. When it comes to gamers, though, the x64...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Macallan UI brings multi-touch goodness to Windows
— 10:55 AM on August 2, 2010

Windows 7's user interface works great with a mouse. However, it's hardly tailored for the multi-touch gestures set to dominate input for next wave...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Personal tech

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Launch roundup: New storage devices, wireless docks, and more
— 4:53 PM on July 29, 2010

We have news from Dell, Source R&D, Super Talent, Toshiba, and NZXT this week. Behold! New enhancements to Dell Precision portfolio...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Systems Input devices

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Acer looks to be nipping at HP's heels in notebooks
— 10:09 AM on July 28, 2010

Earlier this month, IDC and Gartner gave us a glimpse at last quarter's shipment numbers for the entire PC industry. DigiTimes has now posted...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Apple outs new Macs, Cinema Display, and Magic Trackpad
— 11:24 AM on July 27, 2010

Early this morning, Apple's online store went offline for maintenance. It returned with a bounty of new products, including updated iMacs and Mac Pros,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Input devices

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Dell pays SEC fine, neither confirms nor denies Intel payoffs
— 10:25 AM on July 26, 2010

Looks like last month's rumors were true. As the Wall Street Journal reports, Dell was indeed able to pay a fine to the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Report: 10'' Eee Pad to ship with Android, not Windows
— 9:30 AM on July 20, 2010

Here's an interesting development, if true. The Netbook News folks say they got to hang out with the Eee Pad team at Asus' HQ, and...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Personal tech

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IDC says Dell is back ahead of Acer, Gartner disagrees
— 10:55 AM on July 16, 2010

After several quarters of playing third wheel in the global PC industry, Dell is back in the saddle—at least by IDC's count. The market research...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Poll: Do you have a home-theater PC?
— 12:03 PM on July 14, 2010

With the exception of my desktop, the next most often-used PC in my home sits in the living room. I've had one in there for...

Poll Question: • Do you have a home-theater PC?

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems

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Three quarters of business PCs still run Windows XP
— 9:35 AM on July 14, 2010

A few days ago, Microsoft boldly quoted Gartner data saying three fourths of business PCs may run a 64-bit version of Windows 7 by...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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