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IDC: Apple now third-biggest U.S. PC vendor after HP, Dell
— 1:12 PM on July 14, 2011

Apple isn't doing too badly for itself these days—sales of iPads are booming, the iPhone is as popular as ever, and Mac sales continue to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

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Apple's 2010 chip purchases outstripped rivals
— 1:03 PM on June 9, 2011

No doubt about it, Apple has undergone a spectacular transformation from underdog to industry top dog. Not only is it the second highest-valued company...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Personal tech

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Sapphire shows A75 mobo, passive Radeons
— 10:58 AM on June 4, 2011

Computex — While visiting Sapphire in Taipei this week, we got a quick look at new motherboards based on AMD's 990FX and upcoming A75 chipsets....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Systems

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Shuttle displays two new Mini-ITX barebones
— 5:10 PM on June 2, 2011

The folks at Shuttle have been keeping busy with their work on modular notebooks, but they're not neglecting their bread and butter: barebone PCs....

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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IHS iSuppli: iPad chipped away at PC shipments last quarter
— 3:30 PM on May 25, 2011

Seemingly countering the defiant optimism of folks like Intel CEO Paul Otellini, IHS iSuppli reports that PC shipments took a dive last quarter—a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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HP opts for USB 3.0 over Thunderbolt in desktops
— 9:58 AM on May 17, 2011

Well, that's interesting. Last month, whispers from the rumor mill suggested that PC makers see Intel's Thunderbolt interface as a replacement for USB 3.0,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Input devices

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Apple adds Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt to new iMacs
— 11:36 AM on May 3, 2011

As expected, Apple has rolled out an iMac update that brings Intel's Sandy Bridge CPUs to the all-in-one desktop line. Quad-core processors have...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Release roundup: Pre-built PCs, SSDs, and extreme mobos
— 4:13 PM on April 28, 2011

This week in our roundup of miscellaneous product launches and announcements, we've got news from Asus, iBuypower, OCZ, and Origin PC.

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Systems Mobile computing

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Intel's Otellini shows optimism about the PC industry
— 11:28 AM on April 21, 2011

The way Paul Otellini sees things, analysts have got it wrong: the PC industry is booming... just maybe not necessarily in mature markets like North...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Commodore 64 comeback priced, dated
— 11:27 AM on April 7, 2011

The Commodore 64 is set to make a comeback. Seriously. Engadget is reporting that Commodore USA has started taking pre-orders for a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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TR's second hardware survey: the results are in
— 11:20 AM on March 24, 2011

Two weeks after the creation of our second hardware survey, it's time to crack open the ballot box and see what's inside. We've tallied...

Type: News story Tags: Systems The Tech Report

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IHS iSuppli: iPad helped Dell's market share last quarter
— 6:00 AM on March 11, 2011

Here's some interesting analysis from the folks at IHS iSuppli. After compiling PC shipment numbers for the fourth quarter of last year, they've observed that...

Type: News story Tags: 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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Brazos injected into Zotac barebones nettop
— 11:53 AM on March 1, 2011

With barebones nettops systems built around Ion and CULV underpinnings, it was only a matter of time before Zotac put Brazos inside a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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Release roundup: CyberLink updates and server gear
— 5:07 PM on February 17, 2011

The pickings are a little slimmer this week, but we still had a couple of interesting announcements sitting in our inbox. The first is from...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Systems Software Servers

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Release roundup: Fresh PSUs, cases, and propeller blades
— 4:19 PM on February 10, 2011

In stark contrast to last week, when the Chinese New Year slowed the flow of news from hardware makers to a slow drip, we've gotten...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Power Systems

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Shipments of certain Sandy Bridge systems resume
— 5:20 PM on February 7, 2011

Sandy Bridge chipsets are shipping out again. While you're unlikely to see bug-free motherboards in stores for another few weeks (or months), Intel says it...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Systems

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$2,899 hand-built PC has unique chassis
— 4:53 PM on January 24, 2011

Announcements about garish, LED-covered "enthusiast" cases make it into my inbox on a weekly basis. Genuinely tasteful and visually appealing cases, on the other hand,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Systems

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