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Asus' Zenbook UX31 ultrabook
— 10:30 AM on October 31, 2011

The first 13" ultrabook from Asus looks extremely tantalizing on paper—not to mention visually. Is it as good as it seems, and is it...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Paper says HP will kill webOS; HP calls report 'unfounded'
— 9:36 AM on October 31, 2011

A lot of folks breathed a sigh of relief when HP said it would hold on to its PC business last week. The company's...

Type: News story Tags: Software Personal tech

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Report: Ultrabook sales are lower than expected
— 6:00 AM on October 31, 2011

Given all the hype that's surrounded ultrabooks these past few months, I was a little surprised to run into this story at DigiTimes. According...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Halloween Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on October 31, 2011

Eight is Enough Todd Bradley: webOS shut down an "unfounded rumor" [video] - PreCentral VR-Zone reports Sandy Bridge-E and X79 available for...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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The TR Podcast 99: New PC builds for a new Battlefield
— 10:27 PM on October 30, 2011

In this episode, we tackle some listener questions, share our thoughts on Battlefield 3, dissect the new system guide, and explain the intricacies of...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Sunday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on October 30, 2011

Eight is Enough AnandTech reports Bulldozer breaks frequency record again: overclocked to 8.46GHz Forrester: 'It's time to repeal prohibition' on Macs in...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Saturday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on October 29, 2011

Eight is Enough X-bit labs: ARM unleashes ARMv8 64-bit architecture VR-Zone reports AMD's next-gen GPUs to ship in 2011 and more next-gen GPU...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday night topic: Is inequality still a winning motivator?
— 5:30 PM on October 28, 2011

I've been watching the Occupy Wall Street effort and its associated attempts in other U.S. cities with some fascination. The running joke is that...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: Solid-state drives, memory, and games
— 5:29 PM on October 28, 2011

Now's not a great time to buy a mechanical hard drive, due to the unfortunate flooding in Thailand. Prices for memory and solid-state drives are...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Win8 performance monitoring tweaked for multi-core systems
— 12:55 PM on October 28, 2011

Microsoft has made much of the fact that Windows 8 is tailored for tablets. The new Metro interface is definitely designed with capacitive touchscreens...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Into the Anomaly
— 11:36 AM on October 28, 2011

I was there with the platoon. That's how I got these burn marks. They were waiting for me at every corner, red eyes in...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Valve revamping Portal 2 authoring tools
— 10:37 AM on October 28, 2011

Valve released a set of Portal 2 map building tools earlier this year. The software is identical to what was used to create...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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HP plans Windows 8 tablets; webOS remains in limbo
— 10:07 AM on October 28, 2011

Now that HP's PC business is no longer on the chopping block, questions are arising about the company's tablet strategy. webOS is still in limbo,...

Type: News story Tags: Windows Personal tech

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AMD posts $97 million third-quarter net income
— 6:00 AM on October 28, 2011

Last month's revenue warning was a tad too grim, as it turns out. AMD's third-quarter financial results announcement touts a 7% sequential increase...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Friday Shortbread
— 12:22 AM on October 28, 2011

Eight is Enough AMD reports third quarter results Ars Technica on Internet bandwidth report: Have we reached "Peak Netflix?" X-bit labs: Industry has...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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A quick look at Bulldozer thread scheduling
— 5:32 PM on October 27, 2011

Is an awareness of the shared nature of AMD's Bulldozer architecture the key to unlocking its performance? We investigate.

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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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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Intel SSD Toolbox gets a new look
— 12:10 PM on October 27, 2011

If you have an Intel solid-state drive, you might want to grab the latest version of the company's SSD Toolbox. This helpful little...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Software Servers Workstations

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