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The death of the Apple tax
— 11:05 PM on March 29, 2012

The old adage says there are only two certainties in this world: death and taxes. Steve Jobs proved that not even the Reality Distortion...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Mobile computing Personal tech

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US smartphone adoption climbs to almost 50%
— 11:25 AM on March 29, 2012

Smartphones are everywhere these days. Indeed, the latest numbers from Nielsen show that just about half (49.7%) of all mobile subscribers in the...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Poll: Where do you most want a high-DPI display?
— 12:17 PM on March 28, 2012

High-DPI screens are all the rage these days. Apple deserves credit for starting the trend with the Retina display on the iPhone 4, and...

Poll Question: • I most want a high-DPI display on my:

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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Updated: Judge denies Hasbro's injuction request against Asus
— 6:00 AM on March 28, 2012

As The Verge reports, a federal district court judge has denied Hasbro's request for an injunction that would have prevented the sale of Asus'...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Entertainment apps overtake multiplayer gaming on Xbox Live
— 12:48 PM on March 27, 2012

Need further proof that the next Xbox might be a more media-centric device? The Verge has learned that Xbox Live members are using...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Game consoles

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Rumors suggest two new Xbox consoles on the way
— 2:56 PM on March 26, 2012

Although Microsoft has confirmed that we won't see a new Xbox this year, rumors of future consoles continue to swirl. That's right: consoles,...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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IHS: Intel's semiconductor revenue share on the rise
— 9:29 AM on March 26, 2012

With all of those iPads and ARM-powered handsets flooding the market, you might think Intel's slice of global semiconductor sales is on a downward trend....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Miscellaneous

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The TR Podcast 108: Take three tablets and call Dr. Kepler in the morning
— 12:29 AM on March 26, 2012

This episode is all about tablets and Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 680, but we take some time to answer listener questions, too.

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Nvidia CEO: Intel should make ARM chips for other firms
— 10:09 AM on March 23, 2012

Intel has always been ahead of the curve on chip manufacturing, introducing new and finer fabrication processes sometimes years before the competition. So, what if...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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More evidence points to upcoming high-DPI MacBooks
— 6:00 AM on March 23, 2012

Apple isn't done cramming obscene amounts of pixels into its displays. Now that the new iPad is out, the company is rumored to have high-DPI...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mac

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Windows 8 to scale with high-DPI tablets
— 5:56 PM on March 22, 2012

High-DPI displays seem to be the wave of the future, especially on tablets—just look at the iPad 3 and the upcoming Transformer Infinity Series....

Type: News story Tags: Displays Windows Personal tech

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13-inch Toshiba tablet prototype spotted
— 10:56 AM on March 22, 2012

Toshiba's latest Excite tablet is painfully underwhelming. Sure, it's marginally thinner than Apple's iPads. The 10" display has a reasonable 1280x800 resolution, and there...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Arctic, fiber optic cables to link Japan and the UK
— 11:24 AM on March 21, 2012

This summer, work will begin on a trio of undersea cables linking Japan to the United Kingdom. Two of those lines will make their...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Networking

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It's official: HP to combine PC, printer divisions
— 9:53 AM on March 21, 2012

Score another one for the rumor mill. HP has pretty much confirmed the early morning rumors, announcing an "organizational realignment" that will see...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems Miscellaneous

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Taiwanese sources name Win8 tablet makers
— 9:25 AM on March 21, 2012

Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that "fewer than five" ARM tablets would be available at the Windows 8 launch (which, it added, would take place in...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Rumor: HP to merge PC and printer divisions
— 6:00 AM on March 21, 2012

Just seven months ago ago, HP was making preparations to get rid of its PC business. That move was eventually canceled, and now,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems Miscellaneous

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Three million new iPads sold already
— 5:06 PM on March 19, 2012

That newfangled iPad seems to be selling pretty well, despite the mildly confusing branding. Apple revealed earlier today that it's sold no fewer than

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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FAA revisiting airplane electronics restrictions
— 11:04 AM on March 19, 2012

Airline travel can be frustrating. In addition to the long security lines, painfully cramped seats, and lousy food, there's the annoyance of having to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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