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11.6-inch Asus laptop runs Ubuntu, costs $314
— 4:36 PM on October 15, 2012

Here I was, thinking netbooks—especially Linux-powered ones—had long since been relegated to the history books. Maybe that was a little hasty of me. As

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Rumor: Amazon in talks to buy TI's OMAP division
— 11:02 AM on October 15, 2012

Less than a month ago, Texas Instruments revealed a change of focus for its processor division, which makes the OMAP chips used in a range...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Rumor: Mini iPad, 13'' Retina MacBook to launch on October 23
— 9:32 AM on October 15, 2012

Apple will unleash bite-sized versions of two of its products next week, if we're to believe the folks at 9to5Mac. Quoting "a consistently reliable source...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac Personal tech

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Here's the first Windows 8 TV ad
— 6:00 AM on October 15, 2012

With Windows 8's retail launch less than two weeks away, Microsoft has kicked the PR machine into full gear. On Sunday, the company revealed...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Deal of the week: Cheap SSDs, gaming bundles, and more
— 5:03 PM on October 12, 2012

OCZ seems to be suffering the effects of its overly aggressive SSD pricing strategy, but for now, the getting's good—so long as you're a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Gaming Operating systems Windows

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Win8-powered Asus hybrid, notebook available for pre-order
— 2:17 PM on October 12, 2012

Microsoft must have lifted some sort of Windows 8 pre-order embargo today. In addition to being able to reserve a copy of the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Windows 8 now available for pre-order
— 11:15 AM on October 12, 2012

If you're running Windows XP, Vista, or 7, you'll be able to upgrade to Win8 for just $40 when the new OS becomes available...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Former Samsung, AMD chip exec defects to Apple
— 5:41 PM on October 11, 2012

Apple has poached another high-profile chip executive. This time, the new hire is making headlines because he's defecting straight from Apple's courtroom foe and smartphone...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mac Personal tech

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Acer adds new, touch-enabled ultrabooks for Win8
— 9:49 AM on October 11, 2012

A couple of days ago, we learned about Acer's Windows 8-toting Iconia W510 tablet. Now, the PC maker has unveiled a pair of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Lenovo's Yoga convertible tablets to start at $799
— 12:19 PM on October 10, 2012

Notebook makers are coming up with all sorts of ways to make their Windows 8 systems transform into tablets. Lenovo's Yoga series takes an...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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AMD releases Radeon-branded RAMDisk software
— 11:11 AM on October 10, 2012

System RAM is pretty inexpensive these days. Dual-channel kits routinely serve up 8GB for as little as $40, making it easy for just about anyone...

Type: News story Tags: Memory Software

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Microsoft polishes up Windows 8 ahead of launch
— 5:31 PM on October 9, 2012

It's T minus 17 days until Windows 8's general release, and Microsoft is putting some final finishing touches on the release-to-manufacturing build of the operating...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Win8-toting Iconia W510 tablet costs $499.99
— 10:05 AM on October 9, 2012

Many of the Intel-powered Windows 8 tablets that have been announced so far are priced well above the iPad—like Acer's own Iconia W700, which...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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AMD aims Z-60 APU at Win8 tablets, hybrids
— 11:01 PM on October 8, 2012

Windows 8 is coming, and it's bringing a wave of tablets and hybrid...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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The Atlantic digs into Google Maps' Ground Truth
— 12:50 PM on October 8, 2012

Google Maps has gotten a lot of praise lately, in part because the Apple Maps app that replaced it in iOS 6 has been somewhat...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software

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Razer to build Project Fiona PC gaming tablet
— 11:06 AM on October 8, 2012

Razer has unveiled portable gaming concept systems at the last couple of Consumer Electronics Shows. Two years ago, it was a netbook-like device...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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WSJ: Apple orders 10 million iPad Minis for this quarter
— 9:33 AM on October 8, 2012

The Wall Street Journal has been doing a fair bit of Apple rumor-mongering lately. Last week, it reported that production of an unannounced, 7.85"...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Friday night topic: Where do you see PC enthusiasts in 5 years?
— 6:00 PM on October 5, 2012

Had an interesting conversation with some fellow editors of PC hardware sites recently that revolved around the question: will we still be doing this in...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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