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Mozilla shows Firefox-on-Metro progress
— 12:20 PM on April 3, 2012

Last month, we told you all about Mozilla's plans for a Metro version of Firefox. Now, Mozilla's Brian Bondy has updated his blog...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Internet Explorer is gaining share again
— 11:56 AM on April 2, 2012

After many months of slow decline at the hands of Firefox and Chrome, Internet Explorer might be starting to gain popularity again. The latest...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Friday night topic: the online privacy apocalypse is upon us
— 5:19 PM on March 30, 2012

I have to admit, I generally start to roll my eyes and tune out whenever a certain brand of Linux-loving, introverted geek starts lecturing about...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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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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Google Drive rumored to offer 5GB of free storage in April
— 12:51 PM on March 30, 2012

Google has long been rumored to be working on a Dropbox-like cloud storage solution. Last month, the Wall Street Journal said the so-called Google...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Internet

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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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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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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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Windows blocks IMs with links to The Pirate Bay
— 9:34 AM on March 27, 2012

I suppose this counts as a new kind of copy protection. Or is it malware protection? According to The Register, Microsoft has confirmed that it...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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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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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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Core i7-powered Amiga mini is too retro for its own good
— 5:03 PM on March 21, 2012

Yes, Commodore is still around and selling computers. And believe it or not, the firm has just unveiled a small-form-factor PC that's purportedly fit...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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Firefox to gain H.264 video support
— 9:29 AM on March 20, 2012

Right now, Firefox is in a bit of an odd place when it comes to HTML5 video: it supports Ogg Theora and Google's WebM codecs,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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