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$200 USB stick offers ARM CPU, HDMI output
— 11:58 AM on February 28, 2012

People always seem to be surprised that an operating system can run entirely from a USB thumb drive. Imagine what they'll think of FXI Technologies'...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Etc.
— 10:06 AM on February 28, 2012

Morning, all. For what it's worth, this week is one of those strange ones where all of our editors are occupied with big projects....

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Dell's 13-inch ultrabook goes up for sale
— 6:00 AM on February 28, 2012

The first Dell consumer ultrabook is here, and it can be yours—if you're willing to part with $999, that is. Dell has started taking...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Asus shows new tablets, PadFone
— 11:28 AM on February 27, 2012

The Mobile World Congress is on in Barcelona, Spain right now, and Asus is using the event to show off some new additions to its...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Zune, Windows Live brands said to be on the chopping block
— 4:42 PM on February 24, 2012

Microsoft is cleaning house, it sounds like. We found out this morning that the company might cut down on the number of OS editions with...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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A look at TR's new GPU test rigs
— 12:22 PM on February 24, 2012

As I mentioned on the podcast this week, I have been working to re-fit Damage Labs with new hardware all around....

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Systems The Tech Report

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Ice Cream Sandwich update trickling out to original Transformer tablets
— 12:04 PM on February 23, 2012

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream... sandwich, that is. In a post on its Facebook page, Asus has announced...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Gabe Newell talks DRM, open to developing gaming hardware
— 3:31 PM on February 22, 2012

Comic off-shoot The Penny Arcade Report has posted a lengthy interview with Valve's Gabe Newell. While he doesn't reveal the release date for the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Hitachi's 7-mm Travelstar Z7K500 eyes Ivy Bridge ultrabooks
— 2:01 AM on February 22, 2012

Although most 2.5" hard drives measure 9.5 mm thick, ultraportables are increasingly using slimmer 7-mm models. Hitachi says it's shipped 25 million of the slender...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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VLC media player 2.0.0 released
— 11:02 AM on February 21, 2012

VLC media player is arguably the best video playback software around. If you're a fan, good news: version 2.0.0 has been released in...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Release roundup: Efficient power and a Z77 sneak peak
— 4:44 PM on February 17, 2012

In this week's look at miscellaneous press releases and product announcements, we have news from Antec, Biostar, NZXT, and Samsung: Antec...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Power Storage

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Report: Eric Demers headed to Qualcomm
— 1:10 PM on February 17, 2012

AMD graphics CTO Eric Demers left the company earlier this week to pursue opportunites elsewhere. According an "industry source close to the matter,"...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Authenticating wall socket could charge for power
— 12:38 PM on February 14, 2012

Power leeches are pretty common these days. Airports and coffee shops seem to be their natural habitats, but they can be found anywhere there's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: Ultrabook supplier caves under pressure from Apple
— 6:00 AM on February 14, 2012

Is Apple throwing its weight around to keep suppliers from dabbling in ultrabooks? Maybe so, at least according to a Commercial Times report quoted...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Etc.
— 9:45 AM on February 13, 2012

Morning, all. We are getting our first real snow of the winter here in the KC area, and the kids are out of school...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Plus-sized notebook packs Sandy Bridge Extreme
— 6:00 AM on February 13, 2012

Do the low-voltage processors in ultrabooks offend your power-hungry sensibilities? Are desktop replacements just not fast enough? Eurocom's new Panther 4.0 "super-notebook"...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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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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