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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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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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JPR: Nvidia ruled discrete GPUs last quarter
— 9:37 AM on February 27, 2012

The latest discrete graphics shipment figures from Jon Peddie Research are in, and they suggest Nvidia is holding on to a growing piece of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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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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Windows 8 editions listed in HP driver notes
— 9:28 AM on February 24, 2012

Now, this could simply be a placeholder, not a genuine list of the upcoming Windows 8 editions. Still, it's an interesting slip-up by HP. As...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Release roundup: High-end gear and a neat SATA dock
— 6:04 PM on February 23, 2012

This week in the roundup, we bring tidings of fresh product launches from ASRock, PowerColor, Thermaltake, and Spire: ASRock and Fatal1ty...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Cooling Storage

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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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Forbes: Before ATI, AMD wanted to buy Nvidia
— 9:33 AM on February 23, 2012

Here's a fun bit of alternate history for you: what if AMD had never bought ATI? According to an interesting story by Forbes, the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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TR's March 2012 system guide
— 4:16 PM on February 22, 2012

Not much new hardware has come out since we published our last guide in December, but this edition is still choc-full of small, incremental...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Workstations

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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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GeForce 295.73 drivers speed up Skyrim (and more)
— 10:28 AM on February 21, 2012

Amid the endless (and sometimes confusing) flood of AMD Catalyst updates, it's easy to forget that Nvidia, too, releases updated graphics drivers on occasion. Nvidia...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Windows 7, Vista to get extended support
— 9:37 AM on February 21, 2012

Microsoft is extending an olive branch to stragglers. According to ComputerWorld, the company has quietly prolonged the support period for consumer editions of both...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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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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It's official: The new Windows logo is a monochrome trapezoid
— 12:56 PM on February 17, 2012

Score one for the rumor mill. Microsoft officially unveiled the Windows 8 logo on its Windows Blog this morning, and as expected, it's...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Catalyst 12.2 'Pre-Certified Driver' goes up for download
— 9:44 AM on February 17, 2012

Now that's a new one. AMD has lobbed plenty of preview and GPU-specific drivers at us before, but the company's latest release is something else...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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