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TSMC's 16-nm FinFET process coming next year
— 11:17 AM on October 22, 2012

TSMC is partnered with some of the biggest names in the computing business, including AMD, Apple, Nvidia, and Qualcomm. Those firms come up with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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iPhone 5 complaints explored
— 9:17 AM on October 22, 2012

In case you haven't seen it yet, don't miss SNL's take on the pundits' beefs with the iPhone 5:  

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Rumor: 10'', 300-PPI Nexus tablet coming Oct. 29
— 6:00 AM on October 22, 2012

We know Google has an Android event scheduled for October 29—invites went out last week—but we don't know exactly what the company has planned. The...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Friday night topic: Open thread
— 7:34 PM on October 19, 2012

We're fresh out of Friday night topics, so we're going to open the floor.  Discuss.  And behave.

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: 25% off games and a $0.66/GB Samsung SSD
— 12:30 PM on October 19, 2012

Sleeping Dogs is one of my favorite games of the year. Just two months after its initial release, the price has been slashed...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Memory Gaming

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Rumor: iPad Mini to spell the end of the iPad 2
— 9:33 AM on October 19, 2012

Apple is expected to unveil a bite-sized version of its iPad tablet on October 23. The company has sent out invites, and given the sheer...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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AMD posts Q3 loss, announces 15% layoffs
— 5:04 PM on October 18, 2012

AMD's third-quarter financial results are in, and they've arrived with a side order of pink slips. The firm recorded a net loss of $157 million...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Intel reportedly readying next-gen Atom with eight CPU cores
— 11:55 AM on October 18, 2012

This past summer, we told you about Project Moonshot, a high-density 4U server packed with 288 Atom processors. Code-named Centerton, those Atom SoCs...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Apple ordered to run UK ads saying Samsung didn't copy
— 9:39 AM on October 18, 2012

In the U.S., Apple won its patent lawsuit against Samsung. In the UK, things turned out rather differently. As BBC News reports, a judge...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Casio G'zOne smartphone is ruggedized against the elements
— 12:20 PM on October 17, 2012

Modern smartphones are pretty sweet. They've grown up from their glorified PDA roots to become compelling computing devices that can be taken anywhere. ...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Google may bump up Nexus 7 storage in time for iPad Mini debut
— 9:35 AM on October 17, 2012

Apple has been sending out invites to an October 23 event, so it's probably safe to say the iPad Mini—or whatever Apple ends up...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Surface team takes to Reddit, reveals Xbox 360 controller support
— 6:00 AM on October 17, 2012

With a week and a half to go until launch, Microsoft is keen to generate buzz around its upcoming Surface tablet. The first TV ad...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Personal tech

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Intel revenue flat sequentially, down from last year
— 4:48 PM on October 16, 2012

AMD wasn't the only one to suffer the effects of a sluggish PC market last quarter, but Intel weathered the storm quite a bit better...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Poll: What do you use to apply thermal paste?
— 12:24 PM on October 16, 2012

Back in the day, applying thermal compound was a fine art. I used to spend entirely too much time making sure the surface of...

Poll Question: • What do you use to apply thermal paste?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Asus unveils new phone and dockable tablet combo
— 9:48 AM on October 16, 2012

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... an Android smartphone that docks into a tablet shell type of thing. Cool. At an event in Milan this...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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And here's the first TV ad for Microsoft's Surface
— 6:00 AM on October 16, 2012

Microsoft is on a roll this week. After unwrapping the first Windows 8 TV ad on Sunday, the company has kicked off its ad...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Ivy-based Celerons coming next year
— 12:16 PM on October 15, 2012

Since its introduction this spring, Ivy Bridge has slowly trickled down Intel's desktop processor lineup. It infiltrated the low-end Core i3 and Pentium families...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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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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