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Friday night topic: The trouble with Best Buy
— 5:05 PM on February 10, 2012

While I was out traveling last week, someone remarked to me that Best Buy may be having some financial trouble, a fact they found somewhat...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Release roundup: New cases and related accessories
— 5:04 PM on February 10, 2012

This week in our look at miscellaneous product releases and announcements, we've got news from Antec, Cooler Master, Scythe, and Thermaltake:

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Cooling

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Microsoft details Windows on ARM in new blog post
— 4:10 PM on February 9, 2012

Windows head honcho Steven Sinofsky has posted a whopper of a blog post about Windows on ARM. The 8,600-word piece starts off with a...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows Personal tech

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview due February 29
— 2:59 PM on February 8, 2012

Three weeks to go until you can get your hands on the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. As CNet News reports, Microsoft has revealed the...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Leaked Windows 8 shots show missing Start orb
— 9:39 AM on February 6, 2012

Microsoft seems to be erasing all traces of the Start menu we all know and love, at least in Windows 8's default configuration. Last year's...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 to have shared kernel
— 6:00 AM on February 3, 2012

We know that Windows 8 is taking a page out of Windows Phone 7's playbook by implementing the same Metro user interface. According to the...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows Personal tech

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Release roundup: Gaming gear and a monster laptop
— 5:52 PM on February 2, 2012

With Chinese New Year celebrations at an end, hardware makers in the Far East have started announcing fresh products again. This week, our inbox collected...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Input devices Mobile computing

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Microsoft outlines Explorer tweaks in Win8 beta
— 5:34 PM on January 30, 2012

The upcoming Windows 8 public beta will no doubt offer a myriad of improvements over last year's developer preview. Microsoft has outlined a handful of...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Developers to get their hands on Win8 for ARM soon
— 9:42 AM on January 30, 2012

Rumor has it that Windows 8 for ARM will become available to developers as soon as next month. At least, that's what the folks at...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Report: Asus working on Kinect-enabled notebooks
— 10:47 AM on January 27, 2012

Forget bigger touchpads—motion controls could be integrated into your next notebook. The Daily says Asus showed it a pair of prototype systems with...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Mobile computing

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Google pushing Chromebooks for schools
— 6:00 AM on January 26, 2012

Apple wants to swarm classrooms with iPads and interactive textbooks. What about Google? Judging by a news story on CNet, the search giant...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Gartner: Apple was top semiconductor buyer in 2011
— 4:10 PM on January 24, 2012

Apple has gotten big lately. Really big. So big that, last summer, it briefly became the highest valued company by market capitalization in the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mac

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USB 3.0 comes to budget Antec mid-tower
— 11:54 AM on January 24, 2012

Antec's Three Hundred budget mid-tower has made quite a name for itself. We've included the case in our own system guides, and Newegg is...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Win8 mobile broadband improvements explained
— 9:48 AM on January 24, 2012

With its Metro interface, Windows 8 will have more than a few things in common with Windows Phone 7. Judging by the latest update...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Windows

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New HP Cedar Trail netbook is aimed at businesses, schools
— 4:39 PM on January 23, 2012

Ultrabooks and tablets have completely stolen the spotlight from netbooks in recent months—so much so that Dell seems to have stopped offering consumer netbooks....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Asus crashes ultrabook party with B23E ultraportable
— 11:08 AM on January 23, 2012

There's a new ultraportable in town—mercifully, it's not another ultrabook. Asus' B23E notebook trades the slender frames of the current crop of MacBook...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Study: U.S. tablet ownership doubled since December
— 9:33 AM on January 23, 2012

To say there were a lot of tablets under Christmas trees last year would be an understatement. The Associated Press quotes a study by the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Friday night topic: Winter driving madness
— 4:38 PM on January 20, 2012

After a mild start, it looks like this winter is gearing up a bit, dropping snow and ice around various parts of the U.S. this...

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