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A review of Samsung's $249 Chromebook
— 8:58 PM on December 6, 2012

The new Samsung Chromebook is an interesting animal: it costs $249, has an ARM Cortex-A15-based processor, and runs Chrome OS, which is unlike any operating...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Thursday Shortbread
— 5:38 PM on December 6, 2012

7 Up Bloomberg: AMD cuts chip orders from GlobalFoundries amid PC slump DigiTimes: Qualcomm, Sharp, Foxconn will become a new triangle chain in...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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IHS: Qualcomm the number-three semiconductor supplier in 2012
— 1:55 PM on December 6, 2012

IHS iSuppli has put together a preliminary list of the top 20 semiconductor suppliers for 2012. Intel is still at the top, despite the fact...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel will offer socketed CPUs for the 'foreseeable future'
— 12:38 PM on December 6, 2012

Remember last week's rumor about Intel ditching socketed desktop CPUs in favor of BGA chips soldered onto motherboards? AMD responded a couple...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Specs leak for 13W, 10W Ivy Bridge CPUs
— 9:36 AM on December 6, 2012

Remember that rumor about Intel rolling out some lower-wattage Ivy Bridge CPUs ahead of the Haswell launch? Well, the folks at VR-Zone Chinese

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Apple to invest in U.S. manufacturing; Foxconn, too
— 6:00 AM on December 6, 2012

Bringing manufacturing back to the U.S. was a hot topic during the presidential campaign earlier this year. Now, it seems, the world's highest-valued firm is...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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Lenovo: Industry 'underestimated' demand for touch PCs
— 6:00 AM on December 6, 2012

The day after the Windows 8 launch, I went to the local electronics store and tried a couple of touch-screen Windows 8 laptops. I wasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 11:24 PM on December 5, 2012

The Fierce Five Bloomberg: Intel CEO Otellini sees successor coming from inside and Apple drops on Nokia China deal, Google tablets C|Net: MS...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Jelly Bean-equipped Toshiba 10-inch tablet to cost $350
— 12:53 PM on December 5, 2012

In the market for an inexpensive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet? Good news: Toshiba is set to release a new Excite 10 SE tablet tomorrow....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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HP EliteBook Revolve has convertible design, Win7 option
— 11:31 AM on December 5, 2012

Windows 8 convertibles are all the rage these days, and HP has a new one designed specifically for the business crowd. The EliteBook Revolve's screen...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Rumor: Next-gen Radeons due in the second quarter
— 9:52 AM on December 5, 2012

As we saw yesterday, driver updates and game bundles alone have substantially altered the value equation for today's graphics cards. That's good, because according...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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GeForce 310.70 beta drivers also speed up Far Cry 3
— 6:00 AM on December 5, 2012

Well, AMD isn't the only one churning out graphics driver like there's no tomorrow. Hot on the heels of last week's 310.64 beta, Nvidia...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 8:22 PM on December 4, 2012

The Fantastic Four Bloomberg: McAfee founder arrives in Guatemala after fleeing Belize Nvidia 310.70 drivers TNW: Windows 8 blows past OS X's...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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AMD: We're not abandoning socketed CPUs
— 5:20 PM on December 4, 2012

If you were reading the news last month, you might have noticed those slightly worrying rumors about Intel ditching socketed CPUs in 2014. Intel...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Our dual Radeon HD 7870 giveaway has a winner
— 5:09 PM on December 4, 2012

The winner of our dual Radeon HD 7870 giveaway is Mahmoud Shmaitelly. Mahmoud, check your email and reply to our message to claim...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics The Tech Report

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Radeon HD 7950 vs. GeForce GTX 660 Ti revisited
— 4:34 PM on December 4, 2012

Much has changed since we last tested the GeForce GTX 660 Ti against the Radeon HD 7950. New drivers, new games, and a new...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Win8 adoption low among web surfers, Steam gamers
— 1:04 PM on December 4, 2012

Microsoft says it's sold 40 million licenses for Windows 8. However, the new OS made up only 1.3% of web traffic in November according...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

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Piledriver trickles down to Opteron 4300 and 3300 CPUs
— 11:37 AM on December 4, 2012

AMD has released a fresh batch of Opteron processors with Piledriver inside. These chips are based on the same "Abu Dhabi" microarchitecture as the Opteron...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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