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Microsoft focuses Zune efforts on software
— 2:36 PM on March 15, 2011

Microsoft recently told news agencies it has "nothing to announce about another Zune device," giving rise to the belief it won't produce another handheld...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Wi-Fi Xoom might be cheaper than expected
— 11:22 AM on March 14, 2011

Rumor has it that Staples will carry a Wi-Fi-only version of Motorola's Xoom tablet starting at the end of this month. Total cost?...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Wi-Fi proven to interfere with airline display units
— 11:27 AM on March 10, 2011

Do you roll your eyes when asked to turn off your laptop during takeoff and landing on an airplane? Maybe you shouldn't. Flightglobal...

Type: News story Tags: Networking Personal tech

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Poll: Which tech company is the most evil?
— 12:06 PM on March 9, 2011

Microsoft is generally assumed to be evil, Google likes to say that it's not, and Apple is too cool to care one way or another....

Poll Question: • Who's the most evil?

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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HP CEO wants WebOS on every HP computer
— 9:26 AM on March 9, 2011

WebOS has some exciting times ahead of it. Born out of Palm's aspirations to compete with the iPhone, the operating system is now slated to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Operating systems

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BusinessWeek: No Microsoft tablet OS due until late 2012
— 6:00 AM on March 7, 2011

Apple, Google, RIM, and HP's Palm subsidiary all have tablet-ready operating systems either on the market now or coming soon. One name is missing from...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Follow DOS through every major Windows upgrade
— 11:03 AM on March 3, 2011

Some people have quite a lot of time on their hands. YouTube user TheRasteri has posted an interesting video that starts with the...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Poll: Are you going to buy an iPad 2?
— 1:38 PM on March 2, 2011

The iPad 2 is upon us and, well, I'm a little underwhelmed. While the dual-core CPU and faster graphics hardware sound enticing, the...

Poll Question: • Gonna buy an iPad 2?

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Thinner, faster iPad 2 to arrive on March 11 at $499
— 1:37 PM on March 2, 2011

Feign surprise if you like; today's iPad 2 announcement was spoiled quite a while ago. Still, now that it's official, we know the faster,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac Personal tech

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Nvidia's Project Denver and the fate of x86 explored
— 1:14 PM on February 25, 2011

Ars Technica's Jon Stokes has penned a thought-provoking piece that looks at Nvidia's Project Denver and what it means for ARM, Intel, and the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: MSI preps Brazos-based tablet
— 9:35 AM on February 24, 2011

We've already heard whispers about an Acer tablet sporting one of AMD's new Fusion APUs. Now, DigiTimes reports that MSI is cooking up...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: Apple to announce iPad 2 on March 2
— 6:00 AM on February 23, 2011

Mark your calendars, folks. All Things Digital blogger Kara Swisher says she's learned from "multiple sources" that Apple will unveil its second-gen iPad one week...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Windows 7 Service Pack 1 hits Windows Update
— 2:18 PM on February 22, 2011

Just as scheduled, and less than two weeks after the release-to-manufacturing date, Microsoft has unleashed its first service pack for Windows 7 and Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Poll: How do you back up your data?
— 12:54 PM on February 16, 2011

The more data we accumulate in our increasingly digital lives, the more we stand to lose in the event of a catastrophic storage failure. ...

Poll Question: • How do you back up your personal data?

Type: News story Tags: Software Personal tech

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WSJ: iPad 2 production is underway
— 5:08 PM on February 9, 2011

You know rumors about an unannounced Apple product have reached critical mass when the Wall Street Journal chimes in. With the HP TouchPad now...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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HP announces its first webOS slate, the TouchPad
— 3:26 PM on February 9, 2011

Attendees got more than they expected at HP's press conference today. Not only did the company unleash its long-awaited webOS slate; it also gave...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Android 3.0-powered Motorola Xoom slate to cost $800
— 5:12 PM on February 8, 2011

Here's an iPad lookalike that might not draw many shoppers away from the Apple device. A Best Buy ad spotted by Engadget reveals that Motorola's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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OnLive gets $40 million from smartphone maker HTC
— 11:22 AM on February 8, 2011

The OnLive cloud gaming service is getting an injection of cash courtesy of smartphone maker HTC. This story over at Engadget pegs the investment...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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