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PlayStation phone has great controller, lousy screen
— 12:49 PM on March 28, 2011

While waiting for a movie this weekend, I was amazed at just how many folks in the audience were passing the time by playing games...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Personal tech

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Eee Pad Transformer begins shipping
— 11:32 AM on March 25, 2011

The Transformer cometh! Asus says it has kicked off shipments of the Eee Pad Transformer, the Android 3.0 slate that can be turned into...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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RIM's PlayBook slate to run Android apps... sort of
— 6:00 AM on March 25, 2011

Well, this is interesting. RIM's PlayBook slate certainly has the potential to be a solid iPad competitor, but it appeared as though its fresh-faced...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Samsung presentation reveals 400-ppi display plans
— 6:00 AM on March 24, 2011

Slates with ultra-high-density LCD panels are coming... eventually. Just as rumors regarding an iPad with a "retina" display were beginning to simmer down, Engadget

Type: News story Tags: Displays Personal tech

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Samsung to take on iPad 2 with sub-$500 Galaxy Tabs
— 11:54 AM on March 22, 2011

Apple's iPad is finally set to get some real competition—and not just from the iPad 2. Engadget has the scoop on new 8.9"...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Eee Pad Transformer to debut in Taiwan this week
— 11:14 AM on March 21, 2011

Asus' first real iPad rival is just days from release—in Asus' home country of Taiwan, at least. Netbooknews quotes an Asus press release in Chinese...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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AT&T to buy out T-Mobile USA
— 6:00 AM on March 21, 2011

This is another one of those "AMD buys ATI" moments. Except this time, the buyer is AT&T and the buy-ee is none other than Deutsche...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Personal tech

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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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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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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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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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