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Thunderbolt onboard two new Asus Z77 boards
— 11:28 AM on May 21, 2012

Adding Thunderbolt support to a desktop PC isn't as easy as dropping in an expansion card. Current Thunderbolt chipsets need to see a motherboard's...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Windows 8 Desktop to ditch Aero
— 6:00 AM on May 21, 2012

Microsoft's Aero interface managed to survive the transition from Windows Vista to Windows 7 mostly unscathed, but it's nearing the end of its run. Just...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Release roundup: New coolers and old motherboards
— 5:18 PM on May 17, 2012

With the Computex trade show barely three weeks away, the flow of new releases from Far Eastern hardware makers is starting to slow. Still, a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling

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Buyers of new Win7 PCs to get cheap Win8 upgrades
— 4:27 PM on May 14, 2012

Windows 8 is coming later this year, as almost everyone knows—and that might make some folks think twice about buying a Windows 7 machine in...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Workstations

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DVD playback dropped from core Windows 8 features
— 9:37 AM on May 4, 2012

If you want to watch a DVD movie on Windows 8, you're going to need to spring for the Media Center upgrade. In a...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Operating systems

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It's official: Microsoft to kill its Windows Live brand
— 6:00 AM on May 4, 2012

The rumor mill predicted it some time ago, and now, Microsoft has made it official: Windows 8 will herald the death of the Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Tim Cook not convinced about tablet, notebook convergence
— 5:12 PM on April 25, 2012

With Windows 8 putting so much emphasis on touch input, it's almost a given that touch screens will start to permeate the PC market after...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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Windows 8 Release Preview due early June
— 9:41 AM on April 24, 2012

Two months after the Consumer Preview, and seven months after the Developer Preview, Microsoft is getting ready to release a third preview build...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Zotac SuperClock ATX board spotted
— 11:15 AM on April 17, 2012

When touring Zotac's production facility last year, we learned that the Mini-ITX motherboard maker would be returning to the ATX market with enthusiast-class products....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Microsoft outlines Windows 8 editions
— 6:00 AM on April 17, 2012

Well, it's official: Windows 8 will be available in three editions. Microsoft spilled the beans on the different variants of its upcoming operating system...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Workstations

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Release roundup: a 7-series mobo and more
— 5:29 PM on April 12, 2012

This week in our look at miscellaneous product launches and announcements, we've got news from Biostar, iBuypower, and StarTech. Biostar launches...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Systems

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Intel's USB 3.0 controller is faster than AMD's, too
— 4:57 PM on April 10, 2012

Producing our Z77 motherboard round-up took more consecutive 12+ hour days than I'd care to admit. There simply wasn't enough time to squeeze...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Zotac reveals Mini-ITX Ivy Bridge boards
— 11:52 AM on April 10, 2012

You didn't think Zotac was going to let Intel's 7-series platform launch pass without announcing a few small-form-factor motherboards, did you? The Mini-ITX...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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Deal of the week: Newegg cracks for Easter
— 4:52 PM on April 6, 2012

We'll keep it simple this week: go here to visit Newegg's weekend DIY PC sale page, which offers promo codes for discounts of 10-15%...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Power Storage Software

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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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Release roundup: Platinum PSUs, Mini-ITX cases, and more
— 5:04 PM on March 22, 2012

The big news this week was, of course, the release of Nvidia's GeForce GTX 680—and the myriad versions of it from various card makers. But...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Power Storage

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Report: Ivy Bridge motherboard prices falling already
— 12:08 PM on March 22, 2012

Could a price war on Ivy Bridge motherboards be brewing before Intel's next-gen CPU even hits the market? According to DigiTimes' moles in the...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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