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AMD teams with Oracle on Java acceleration, Qualcomm on HSA
— 1:30 PM on October 3, 2012

AMD has teamed up with Oracle to work on Project Sumatra, a bid by the OpenJDK community to explore how Java can be accelerated by...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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TDK tech could bring 10TB hard drives in 2014
— 11:15 AM on October 3, 2012

A little more than six months after Seagate demoed a hard drive platter with an areal density of one terabit per square inch, TDK...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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WSJ: iPad Mini production is now underway
— 9:52 AM on October 3, 2012

There was a time when, to learn about unannounced products hitting production, we had to rely on the Far Eastern press—on stories written in shaky...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Microsoft phone rumors heat up
— 6:00 AM on October 3, 2012

Apple has the iPhone. Google has the Galaxy Nexus. Now, rumor has it...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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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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New Chrome release allows mouse-controlled FPSes
— 9:43 AM on September 26, 2012

Chrome 22 came out yesterday. Along with minor cosmetic changes and bug fixes, the latest Google browser update adds something that ought to please PC...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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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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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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Serious Windows 8 RTM Flash flaw finally patched
— 6:00 AM on September 24, 2012

Testing Windows 8 RTM? Great news! You won't have to live with an...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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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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