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HP reverses course, will retain its PC division
— 4:14 PM on October 27, 2011

HP is keeping its PC business after all. Some two months after confirming that it was considering whether to spin off or...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Microsoft concept video peers into the future
— 11:44 AM on October 27, 2011

Microsoft's Office Division has released an intriguing concept video outlining the company's vision for the future of productivity. Office Division president Kurt...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Report: HP cooking up ARM-based servers
— 4:33 PM on October 26, 2011

ARM is a serious threat to Intel in the mobile space—no doubt about that—but it's also starting to nip at Intel's heels in the server...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Servers

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AMD funds effort to bring Android apps to Windows
— 6:00 AM on October 26, 2011

Looks like AMD would like us PC users to enjoy some Android goodness. At least, the company's latest investment strongly suggests so. AMD says it...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Operating systems

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OpenELEC puts Linux in the living room
— 11:26 AM on October 21, 2011

XBMC is by far my favorite media-center software. Recommending XBMC is easy, too, because it runs on Windows, OS X, and Linux. In...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Windows 8 streamlines searches
— 12:11 PM on October 20, 2011

Although many PC enthusiasts cringe at the touch-friendly Metro user interface that will be a big part of Windows 8, it's clear that Microsoft hasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Win8 Task Manager simplifies process killing
— 11:04 AM on October 17, 2011

Microsoft's seems intent on simplifying the user interface with Windows 8, and the Task Manager hasn't escaped its attention. The Building Windows 8 blog...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Ubuntu 11.10 'Oneiric Ocelot' hits the web
— 12:55 PM on October 13, 2011

Sick of the hubbub about iOS 5? Here's a new operating system launch that might be more up your alley. Canonical put up version 11.10...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Lenovo outshined Dell globally last quarter
— 6:00 AM on October 13, 2011

Wow, what's happening to U.S.-based PC vendors? As HP's PC business lies on the chopping board, Gartner reports that Lenovo outshipped Dell last quarter,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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WSJ: HP reconsidering PC spin-off
— 6:00 AM on October 12, 2011

Last month, new HP CEO Meg Whitman vowed to stay the course and come to a decision quickly about whether to sell or spin...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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U.S. DoE to build fastest supercomputer with Tesla GPUs
— 9:36 AM on October 11, 2011

Talk about some nice PR for Nvidia. The U.S. Department of Energy is apparently planning to deploy the world's most powerful supercomputer by a long...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Servers

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Windows 8 will use less memory than Win7
— 2:31 PM on October 10, 2011

Memory is cheap these days. Case in point: Newegg is currently selling an 8GB kit of Corsair's Vengeance DDR3-1600 DIMMs for less than...

Type: News story Tags: Memory Software Operating systems

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Via CPU pops up in cheaper Zbox Nano nettop
— 11:40 AM on October 6, 2011

Zotac's Zbox Nano AD10 nettop won an Editor's Choice award back in August. Take one look at the thing, and it's easy to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Microsoft: Metro Start screen is the evolution of the Start menu
— 10:09 AM on October 6, 2011

The new Metro Start screen in the Windows 8 Developer Preview has drawn a wide spectrum of responses—some positive, some not so much. In a...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Steve Jobs remembrances roll forth
— 9:20 AM on October 6, 2011

Last night's news of Steve Jobs' death has produced a bunch of tributes of various types. For a straightforward obituary, one could do...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Mac Personal tech

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Steve Jobs dies
— 7:12 PM on October 5, 2011

Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has died. A tribute page on the Apple website delivers the news, along with a brief note:

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Miscellaneous Internet Software Mac

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Release roundup: Cases, power, cooling, and all-in-one PCs
— 5:19 PM on September 29, 2011

This week's release roundup is a doozy. We've got news from Asus, Be quiet!, Cooler Master, NZXT, and Thermaltake. Asus unveils...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Cooling Systems

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Intel drops MeeGo, backs new OS project
— 9:28 AM on September 28, 2011

Looks like MeeGo is about to join webOS in the graveyard of mobile operating systems that didn't quite make it. Intel announced this morning...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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