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Tablets will outsell PCs next year, says Microsoft
— 9:39 AM on June 27, 2012

If you were still wondering why Windows 8 puts its Metro interface front and center so dramatically, well, here's why. The guys at PC Pro...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Seagate teams up with DensBits for SSD development
— 10:32 AM on June 26, 2012

Although Seagate has a line of Pulsar solid-state drives designed for enterprise markets and a small collection of hybrids for notebooks, it's thus far shied...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Second-gen Kindle Fire reportedly launching July 31
— 9:43 AM on June 26, 2012

Yesterday, details leaked out about an upcoming 7" tablet from Google—one that's supposed to come out later this week toting a $199 price tag,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Microsoft: We won't release our own Win8 phone
— 6:00 AM on June 26, 2012

Soon after the Surface launch announcement, we heard whispers that Microsoft was cooking up a phone of its own design, as well. The rumor...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Google makes Maps API cheaper for developers
— 10:39 AM on June 25, 2012

Apple is set to drop Google Maps from its iDevices. Perhaps in response, the search giant has made its Maps API cheaper and easier...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Personal tech

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Specs leak out for $199 Google tablet
— 9:39 AM on June 25, 2012

For months now, the rumor mill has been predicting the arrival of a 7-inch tablet from Google—an affordable device to rival the Kindle Fire, only...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Deal of the week: Ever-cheaper SSDs and other bargains
— 5:13 PM on June 22, 2012

You probably got the memo by now: SSD prices are going down, down, down, and the deals are getting hotter. We have evidence in the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Gaming

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High-DPI Acer tablet now available for $449.99
— 10:46 AM on June 22, 2012

Android tablets with high-DPI displays are finally breaking cover. As The Verge reports, Acer's Iconia Tab A700 is now available from Acer's own...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Release roundup: Cooler Master, Eurocom, Sharkoon, and Super Talent
— 4:31 PM on June 21, 2012

In the wake of Computex, big launches are usually followed by smaller ones—and, in some cases, availability of products we saw at the show. This...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Input devices Mobile computing Workstations

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Rumor: Microsoft Surface tablets to cost $599, $799
— 6:00 AM on June 21, 2012

On Tuesday, Microsoft stated that its Surface tablet for Windows RT will be priced in line with "comparable" ARM tablets. It also said the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Microsoft previews Windows Phone 8
— 2:46 PM on June 20, 2012

On the heels of its Surface tablet announcement, Microsoft has previewed another major product due out later this year: Windows Phone 8. The guys at...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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SK Hynix to acquire SSD controller maker LAMD
— 10:57 AM on June 20, 2012

The storage market is no stranger to acquisitions. In the last year or so, Seagate bought Samsung's HDD business, Western Digital picked up Hitachi's...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Microsoft's ARM-powered Surface has Tegra inside
— 6:00 AM on June 20, 2012

We already know the x86 version of Microsoft's Surface tablet will pack an Intel Ivy Bridge processor. What about the ARM model? Microsoft stayed mum...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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7-inch Google tablet expected to launch next week
— 9:43 AM on June 19, 2012

This is shaping up to be a momentous month for tablets. In the wake of Microsoft's Surface tablet announcement, DigiTimes reports that Google

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Microsoft unveils ARM-, Intel-powered tablets
— 8:49 PM on June 18, 2012

At a highly publicized media event in Los Angeles this afternoon, Microsoft took the wraps off not one, but two Windows 8 tablets. One...

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Hybrid SSD design combines NAND, memristor-based ReRAM
— 11:14 AM on June 18, 2012

Hybrid storage solutions are nothing new, but they typically combine solid-state and mechanical storage. A team of Japanese researchers has now developed a hybrid...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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WSJ: Microsoft tablet to prime the pump
— 9:52 AM on June 18, 2012

A few days ago, the New York Times predicted that Microsoft might soon unveil a Windows 8 tablet "of its own design." The Wall...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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NYT: Microsoft to release its own Windows 8 tablet
— 5:09 PM on June 15, 2012

Later this year, we're going to see hardware makers compete to see who can offer the best Windows 8 tablet. If the New York Times...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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