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Synaptics ClickPad tracks 10-finger gestures for Windows 8
— 12:31 PM on November 8, 2011

Windows 8's finger-friendly Metro interface supports all kinds of multi-touch gestures, but you won't need a tablet to take advantage. At the Microsoft Ecosystem...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Report: Next-gen Bulldozer chipsets due next year
— 11:16 AM on November 8, 2011

As advanced as AMD's Bulldozer architecture may be, the accompanying chipsets are relatively pedestrian. Much of the blame lies with the SB850 south-bridge component,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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IHS iSuppli: 43% of laptops to be ultrabooks in 2015
— 9:37 AM on November 8, 2011

There may be whispers in Taiwan about disappointing ultrabook sales, but IHS iSuppli expects the ultrabook category is poised for greatness. At least,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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MSI teases X79 motherboard family
— 6:00 AM on November 8, 2011

As Intel's Sandy Bridge-E processors draw nearer, companies are eagerly sending out snapshots of their matching X79 motherboards. After Asus and ASRock, we've...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on November 8, 2011

The Starting Five X-bit labs: AMD's CEO addresses employees following massive layoffs Computerworld reports Windows set to arrive on IBM mainframes VR-Zone:

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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$249 Nook Tablet to go up against the Kindle Fire
— 3:04 PM on November 7, 2011

The Kindle Fire is due to ship out to consumers on November 15, just over a week from now. And what do you know? Barnes...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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EVGA doubles down on GTX 560 Ti
— 12:34 PM on November 7, 2011

EVGA has taken the wraps off its GeForce GTX 560 Ti 2Win, a new graphics card with dual GF114 GPUs running in SLI. The...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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LG ultraportable combines thin bezel with potent GeForce
— 11:08 AM on November 7, 2011

A rather intriguing new ultraportable has gone up for sale in Korea. The 13.3" LG Xnote P330 isn't listed on the company's website,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Battlefield 3's Back to Karkand expansion shown on video
— 9:49 AM on November 7, 2011

Battlefield 3 might not have the greatest single-player campaign out there, but its multiplayer mode is definitely engrossing—despite the few bugs that made it...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Intel: Android 4.0 has x86 optimizations
— 6:00 AM on November 7, 2011

Ice Cream Sandwich devices with Intel inside are on the way. Barely two months after teaming up with Google to tune Android for Atom...

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

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Monday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on November 7, 2011

Eight is Enough AppleInsider reports Google chairman tells U.S. senators Apple's Siri could pose 'competitive threat' TG Daily cites report: CDs are officially...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Sunday Shortbread
— 12:02 AM on November 6, 2011

Eight is Enough 9 to 5 Mac's exclusive: Apple VP of Global Security John Theriault departs company following lost iPhone 4S investigation PreCentral: hp...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Bank Transfer Day Shortbread
— 9:40 AM on November 5, 2011

Eight is Enough The Washington Post reports major Yahoo! shareholder wants co-founder Jerry Yang tossed from board for buyout firm talks TechFlash reports all...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday night topic: The golden age of... everything?
— 5:52 PM on November 4, 2011

I've been thinking some lately about how our modern perspective warps our sense of scale about history. The simple fact of the matter is...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: Games, memory, and solid-state storage
— 5:44 PM on November 4, 2011

As hard drive prices continue to ramp up, solid-state drives are about as cheap as they've ever been. The price war among vendors of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Thailand flooding sends HDD prices skyward
— 12:42 PM on November 4, 2011

Thailand is currently experiencing the worst flooding it's seen in over 50 years, and the deluge is wreaking havoc on the PC industry. PC...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Gigabyte shows off '3D' UEFI implementation
— 10:59 AM on November 4, 2011

Gigabyte has famously dragged its feet in transitioning its motherboard firmware from old-school BIOSes to next-generation UEFIs. What has the motherboard maker been working...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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AMD guts PR team; move portends more changes
— 10:43 AM on November 4, 2011

We knew yesterday's news of mass layoffs at AMD would involve lots of people—roughly 1,400—losing their jobs around the globe, never a happy development....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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