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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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A closer look at the new AMD
— 4:08 PM on February 9, 2012

AMD has a new management team and a new direction. They recently shared their vision for the company's future, and we were there, listening...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers

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Haswell to offer new extensions for transactional synchronization
— 1:07 PM on February 9, 2012

Ivy Bridge isn't yet out the door, but Intel is already talking about more enhancements coming in Haswell. The next-generation chip will bring a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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New Ultrastar SSD sports 25-nm SLC NAND
— 11:21 AM on February 9, 2012

Consumer-grade SSDs started making the transition to 25-nm NAND early last year. We saw enterprise-oriented drives based on MLC flash make the jump, as...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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WSJ: Google to offer Dropbox-like 'Drive' service
— 9:35 AM on February 9, 2012

Watch out, Dropbox. You're about to get some competition from Google. At least, that's what the Wall Street Journal says, quoting "people familiar with the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Updated: Nvidia settles with Rambus, signs license agreement
— 6:00 AM on February 9, 2012

Well, Rambus has wrapped up another round of litigation. This time, Nvidia has agreed to sign a patent license agreement with the patent troll technology...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Thursday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on February 9, 2012

Eight is Enough NC State: Engineers boost computer processor performance by over 20% Windows 8 on ARM: The desktop is still there...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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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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Report: Media Center to have limited role in Windows 8
— 1:23 PM on February 8, 2012

Microsoft has outlined a number of the big changes coming in Windows 8, including the addition of a touch-friendly Metro UI. Metro's big fonts...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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New Logitech mouse is touch-sensitive
— 12:31 PM on February 8, 2012

Mice with touch-sensitive surfaces are growing slowly in number, with Apple's Magic Mouse and Microsoft's Arc Touch Mouse leading the assault. The latest new...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Etc.
— 12:29 PM on February 8, 2012

Howdy, all. I was out traveling all of last week, first visiting Intel up in Oregon and then down to Santa Clara for AMD's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics The Tech Report

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Researchers use laser to speed HDD write speeds
— 11:17 AM on February 8, 2012

SSDs have been the talk of the storage industry for some time. What are mechanical hard drives to do to get back in the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD adds a couple of IGP-less Llano chips
— 9:37 AM on February 8, 2012

Little-known fact: AMD sells a handful of Socket FM1 processors based on its Llano design but without integrated graphics. Those chips are branded as Athlon II...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Google serves up Chrome for Android 4.0
— 6:00 AM on February 8, 2012

Wait, doesn't Google already make the default web browser for Android? That's what I thought when I came across this bit of news yesterday. As...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Personal tech

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on February 8, 2012

Eight is Enough DigiTimes: Vendors dropping ultrabook prices in preparation of second-generation models and SanDisk cuts retail product prices X-bit labs: Death of...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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AMD loses another top executive
— 4:59 PM on February 7, 2012

These are volatile times at AMD. The chipmaker has lost yet another top executive: Emilio Ghilardi, former Senior VP and Chief Sales Officer, whose...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Skyrim mod tools released alongside high-res texture pack
— 2:20 PM on February 7, 2012

Bethesda included a little something extra when it released the Skyrim mod tools today: a high-res texture pack. The texture pack is available on...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Ubisoft moves DRM servers, makes some games unplayable
— 11:18 AM on February 7, 2012

Oh, DRM, how we love to loathe you. In the name of combating pirates, who don't seem the least bit deterred, you make playing...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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