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When super-sized smartphones become pocketable tablets
— 11:16 PM on April 12, 2012

I thought I lost my smartphone the other week. Somewhere between walking my dog in the morning and heading out for lunch, my trusty Palm...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel forecasts high-DPI notebooks, desktops for 2013
— 6:00 AM on April 12, 2012

We've heard many a whisper about upcoming MacBooks with high-density displays, and if the rumor mill is to be believed, those machines may come out...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Commodore founder passes away at 83
— 2:05 PM on April 11, 2012

The industry has lost another one of its pioneers. Jack Tramiel, founder of Commodore, passed away on Sunday at the age of 83. He...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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New Chrome OS interface takes after Windows 7, iOS
— 10:09 AM on April 10, 2012

It looks like Google is still committed to developing Chrome OS in parallel with Android. Not only that; the latest Chrome OS dev channel...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Facebook buys Instagram for $1 billion
— 6:00 AM on April 10, 2012

We don't usually cover the latest social media happenings here at TR, but this latest development almost beggars belief. Yes, as Reuters reports, Facebook...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Microsoft shells out $1.1 billion for AOL patents
— 9:45 AM on April 9, 2012

With fierce patent skirmishes erupting all around the industry, properly arming oneself has never been more important. Of course, you don't need to tell Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Why do mobile displays get all the love?
— 9:52 AM on April 6, 2012

With few exceptions, it seems, the gadgets hogging the media limelight today tend to be of the fingerprint-collecting variety. Tablets, phones, tablet-phones, e-readers, and anything...

Type: Blog post Tags: Displays

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Release roundup: New Corsair Vengeance gear and more
— 5:47 PM on April 5, 2012

We have a little bit of everything this week, with announcements from Corsair, Fractal Design, and Razer about everything from headphones to fans: ...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Cooling

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More device makers interested in forking Android
— 2:02 PM on April 5, 2012

Could the days of Android as we know it be numbered? MIT's Technology Review has published an interesting piece that suggests Google's hardware partners...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Personal tech

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7.85'' iPad is no sure thing, says blogger
— 6:00 AM on April 5, 2012

If you listen to the latest chatter around the web, you might think Apple has a 7.85" iPad close to hitting production. But that...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Google shows HUD glasses concept
— 2:31 PM on April 4, 2012

There's been a lot of talk about Google covertly developing heads-up-display glasses. Apparently, the speculation had a nugget of truth behind it. A small...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices

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PlayStation 4 may have AMD hardware, launch next year
— 9:37 AM on April 3, 2012

After a long hiatus, the new console season is finally coming, with both Microsoft and Sony rumored to have new hardware on the way. The...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Steve Jobs movie to star Ashton Kutcher as Jobs
— 6:00 AM on April 2, 2012

Love him or hate him, there's no question that Steve Jobs had an extraordinary career, an extraordinary life, and an untimely death that was met...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mac

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Workers on Apple assembly lines to earn more, work less
— 3:52 PM on March 30, 2012

All that hoopla about working conditions in iPhone and iPad assembly lines seems to have paid off—perhaps literally so, as far as workers are concerned....

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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LG kicks off mass production of bendable e-paper display
— 11:31 AM on March 30, 2012

Flexible displays have been promised for quite some time, and it looks like you'll be able to buy one this spring. LG has begun...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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$169 Kindle Fire said to be in the cards
— 6:00 AM on March 30, 2012

If you thought Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire was a bargain, you might be pleasantly surprised later this year. Quoting "industry sources," the folks at DigiTimes...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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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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Release roundup: Cases, cases, and more cases—and a cooler update
— 5:05 PM on March 29, 2012

This week's release roundup is all about cases and cooling. We have announcements from BitFenix, Lian Li, NZXT, Raidmax, and Scythe.

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling

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