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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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Intel intros Atom platform for NAS devices
— 11:20 AM on October 5, 2012

Network-attached storage devices seem to be getting more and more popular these days, not only in the home, but also in small businesses that may...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Networking

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AMD teases next ultra-low-power product
— 9:55 AM on October 5, 2012

Something's brewing at AMD, and the company is trying to drum up publicity with a spooky viral video. Take a look:

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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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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Desktop Trinity APUs available at Newegg
— 10:59 AM on October 2, 2012

Want to buy one of AMD's new Trinity desktop APUs? Good news. Newegg has four different models in stock, and they all come...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Are more layoffs in the cards for AMD?
— 9:36 AM on October 1, 2012

A year on from AMD's last round of mass layoffs, the rumor mill suggests AMD's staff could face further downsizing. News comes from the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD expands lineup of low-voltage Trinity notebook APUs
— 11:45 AM on September 28, 2012

AMD has added two new models to its lineup of low-voltage notebook APUs. The most intriguing of these Trinity-based processors may be the A8-4555M....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Intel unwraps Clover Trail-based Atom Z2760
— 2:30 PM on September 27, 2012

In case you hadn't heard, a whole bunch of Windows 8 tablets and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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AMD explains its reasons for staged info release
— 11:05 AM on September 27, 2012

We've taken issue with AMD's attempt to shape reviews of its desktop Trinity APUs by dictating which test results independent labs can publish when....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics The Tech Report

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Intel officially addresses ''half-baked'' Windows 8 claims
— 9:46 AM on September 27, 2012

I guess Intel wasn't so happy about all those reports saying its CEO, Paul Otellini, characterized Windows 8 as "half-baked." The chipmaker went so...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Friday night topic: The tyranny of 'features'
— 5:11 PM on September 21, 2012

I had an unexpectedly educational experience a while back when my coffee maker died and I set out to replace it. As I've noted, I'm...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Rumor: Nvidia working on Project Boulder server processor
— 1:17 PM on September 21, 2012

At the Consumer Electronics Show in 2011, Nvidia unveiled Project Denver, a custom CPU compatible with the ARM instruction set. This processor was...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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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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AMD's Client Division chief is also leaving
— 5:04 PM on September 18, 2012

The executive exodus continues at AMD. On the heels of yesterday's news about AMD CFO Thomas Seifert throwing in the towel, the Wall Street...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD's Chief Financial Officer calls it quits
— 4:37 PM on September 17, 2012

Yet another top executive is leaving AMD. This latest departure has mildly tragicomic undertones, because the man calling it quits is none other than Thomas...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Updated: While Clover Trail drops Linux, Hondo won't support Android
— 11:24 AM on September 17, 2012

AMD expects its Hondo APU to infiltrate the tablet market. We won't see the chip to pop up in devices running Google's Android OS...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Operating systems

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Friday night topic: Near misses
— 5:30 PM on September 14, 2012

This past Tuesday afternoon, I met with AMD in its hotel suite near IDF for a series of briefings about various parts of its business....

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iPhone 5 expected to boost U.S. GDP growth
— 9:45 AM on September 11, 2012

Just how big is the iPhone? Bigger than you might think. Big enough that, according to a J.P. Morgan Chase research note quoted by...

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