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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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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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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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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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20-nm Intel NAND set to make SSD debut this year
— 11:49 AM on February 6, 2012

While being briefed on Intel's latest 520 Series SSD, we got an update on how the company's next-generation flash technology is coming along. Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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Deal of the week: SSDs, graphics, and displays
— 5:31 PM on February 3, 2012

If you checked our latest review, then you'll know why we're featuring Samsung's 830 Series solid-state drives in our deal post. Newegg offers 64GB,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Displays

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Micron CEO killed in plane crash
— 4:24 PM on February 3, 2012

There's all kinds of industry news—exciting, provocative, shocking... boring. And then there's the kind of news that makes you wish things had played out differently. This...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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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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Seagate's profits soar as WD suffers downturn
— 6:00 AM on February 1, 2012

How is the flooding in Thailand and the resulting shortages affecting the top two players in the hard-drive industry? Now that Seagate and Western Digital...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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Deal of the week: A boatload of fresh hardware and games
— 5:47 PM on January 27, 2012

After the post-holiday lull, hardware deals seem to be increasing in frequency again. We've gathered a nice number of them this week. For starters, Newegg has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Storage Gaming

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Hard drive prices falling... slowly
— 12:51 PM on January 26, 2012

Last year's flooding in Thailand affected 65 of the country's 77 provinces, claimed more than 800 lives, and caused tens of billions in damage. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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XBMC takes bite out of Raspberry Pi
— 11:50 AM on January 23, 2012

XBMC is my software of choice for home-theater PCs. Raspberry is my favorite flavor of pie. What do these two things have in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Personal tech

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Deal of the week: Graphics and storage bargains
— 3:57 PM on January 20, 2012

Graphics card prices have stayed largely stationary for the past few months, but the tide might just be turning. Right now, Newegg sells one of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage

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Release roundup: Tall cases, funky coolers, and more
— 3:15 PM on January 19, 2012

Last week's Consumer Electronics Show made the point of a release roundup somewhat moot. This week, though, we've received a handful of press releases unrelated...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Storage

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