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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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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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New Samsung Chromebook costs $249, has ARM inside
— 6:00 AM on October 19, 2012

The Samsung Chromebook 550 Chromebook that came out in May is a nice little machine, but at $449.99, it isn't exactly cheap. Google and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Release roundup: Motherboards and secure USB 3.0 drives
— 5:46 PM on October 18, 2012

We've got a couple of motherboard-related announcements in this week's release roundup. The folks at Super Talent have also chipped in with news about their...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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A look at Lucid's Virtu MVP Mobile
— 2:44 PM on October 18, 2012

Origin's Eon laptops are the first to offer Lucid's Virtu MVP Mobile virtualization scheme. We've taken the 11.6" representative of that lineup for a spin...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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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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Microsoft's Surface RT tablet starts at $499
— 11:31 AM on October 16, 2012

Last month, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said the sweet spot for tablets was around $300-700. Looks like the Surface for Windows RT will...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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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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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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Release roundup: Big cases, big drives, and ambidextrous mice
— 4:31 PM on October 12, 2012

In our look at this week's miscellaneous product launches, we have fresh fodder from Cooler Master, Lian Li, and Western Digital:

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Input devices

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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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OCZ warns of 'significant' Q2 net loss
— 3:21 PM on October 11, 2012

OCZ's aggressive discounting of SSDs may have gone too far. The drive maker has lowered its revenue estimate for the second quarter due to the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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SSD shipments continue dramatic growth
— 12:21 PM on October 11, 2012

As SSD prices continue to tumble, consumers and businesses are snatching up an increasing number of drives. According to market research firm IHS,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Review: Corsair's Neutron and Neutron GTX solid-state drives
— 11:03 AM on October 11, 2012

Corsair's Neutron SSDs are the first ones to use a new controller from Link_A_Media Devices. We test the standard and GTX versions of...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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