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HDD shipments rebound, exceed pre-flood levels
— 12:50 PM on October 2, 2012

A little less than a year ago, devastating flooding in Thailand decimated the hard drive industry. Entire factory floors were submerged under several feet of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Apple's Cook apologizes for Maps, recommends alternatives
— 9:35 AM on September 28, 2012

Oh, what a difference a week makes. Last Thursday, Apple issued a largely unapologetic statement about the sorry state of its new iOS Maps...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Rumor: $99 Nexus 7 successor due by year's end
— 6:00 AM on September 28, 2012

The price war between bite-sized tablets may be about to heat up. Amazon has already brought its vanilla Kindle Fire tablet from $199 down to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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WD's new RE drives come in 4TB capacities, SAS and SATA flavors
— 7:00 AM on September 27, 2012

For quite some time now, 4TB hard drives have been conspicuously absent from Western Digital's lineup. That changes today with the introduction of a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Hitachi archival storage tech uses quartz glass
— 11:11 AM on September 26, 2012

The more data we have, the more of it we want to preserve—and the longer we want it to endure. Hitachi may have created...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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NYT: Google Maps headed to iOS by end of year
— 6:00 AM on September 26, 2012

We don't need to remind you of the many issues plaguing Apple's new Maps app for iOS. Help is on the way, according to...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Final DDR4 specification published
— 11:06 AM on September 25, 2012

Memory makers have been showing off DDR4 memory modules for months. The final specification covering the replacement for DDR3 was only finalized...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Toshiba touts slim USB 3.0 external hard drive
— 5:51 PM on September 24, 2012

There's nothing trendier—or faster—than an external SSD or USB 3.0 thumb drive for lugging data around. Mechanical drives are still the kings of capacity per...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung 840 Series SSDs debut with 21-nm NAND
— 10:57 AM on September 24, 2012

Samsung's 830 Series is currently our favorite SSD. It's well-priced, has relatively low power consumption, and offers the most well-rounded performance of any...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Intel smartphones don't have LTE support—yet
— 9:48 AM on September 24, 2012

We've already seen a few smartphones adopt Intel's new Medfield Atom chips. Motorola's new Razr i is the latest one, and it looks pretty...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Deal of the week: SSDs at 55 cents a gigabyte
— 5:09 PM on September 21, 2012

If you haven't already blown all your money on a new iPhone 5 (then immediately regretted it because of the broken Maps app), then good...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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iOS 6 Maps app disappoints; Google substitute on the way
— 9:47 AM on September 21, 2012

The iPhone 5 came out today. On it ships iOS 6, which also became available for older iDevices on Wednesday. iOS 6 offers some long-awaited...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Second-gen PadFone raises prospect of smartphone-powered systems
— 2:33 PM on September 20, 2012

Asus' PadFone is a curious beast. It's basically a smartphone that can be plugged into a tablet when you're craving a larger screen....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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NAND prices may rise as Samsung starts making 128GB chips
— 10:54 AM on September 20, 2012

The popularity of flash memory has risen dramatically in recent years. First, there were MP3 players and thumb drives. Then along came smartphones...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Mobile computing

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GloFo preps 14-nm FinFET process for 2013
— 9:46 AM on September 20, 2012

Three-dimensional transistors are coming! Okay, so maybe they're already here. You can already find 'em inside every Ivy Bridge processor on the market today. Independent foundries...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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Miracast certification begins, with Intel on board
— 3:42 PM on September 19, 2012

There hasn't been a ton of buzz out there about Miracast, the Wi-Fi Alliance's new wireless display standard. That's too bad, because the standard...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Blogger reveals pricing for Acer Win8 tablets
— 9:49 AM on September 19, 2012

Fresh news out of New Zealand today. Blogger Paul Spain says Microsoft New Zealand has been displaying Windows 8-powered Acer tablets at "events in recent...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Latest Motorola Razr phone has Intel inside
— 10:04 AM on September 18, 2012

It's easy to forget that Intel is dying to carve itself a slice of the smartphone market—but it is. Over the past several years, the...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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