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Deal of the week: Cheap storage for Steam's Summer Sale
— 1:24 PM on July 13, 2012

Valve's Steam Summer Sale is in full swing, giving us a good starting point for this week's deals post. There are a few...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Gaming

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Amazon might have a phone in the pipeline
— 9:54 AM on July 12, 2012

After gaining a firm foothold in tablets and e-readers with its Kindle product family, Amazon may now have its sights set on the smartphone market....

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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IHS iSuppli: Nexus 7 tablet costs $151.75 in parts
— 5:27 PM on July 11, 2012

Shortly after Amazon unveiled its Kindle Fire tablet last year, IHS iSuppli's hardware teardown suggested that Amazon was selling the hardware at a slight...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Ballmer: We won't let Apple out-innovate us
— 5:23 PM on July 10, 2012

By announcing a Windows 8 tablet of its own design, Microsoft has made quite clear its intent to go toe-to-toe with Apple. Microsoft CEO Steve...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Windows Personal tech

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AMD: Second-quarter revenue will fall short of estimates
— 6:00 AM on July 10, 2012

Here's the latest in AMD's ever-growing string of misfortunes. After posting a $590 million loss last quarter, AMD proudly announced that its revenue would...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Microsoft confirms October release for Windows 8
— 1:45 PM on July 9, 2012

Well, it's official: Windows 8 will become commercially available in late October. Microsoft spilled the beans at its Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto this morning,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Samsung reportedly planning Windows RT tablet
— 9:32 AM on July 9, 2012

We already know HP has shied away from Windows RT and, for now, only has plans for a business tablet featuring the x86 version...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Deal of the week: Cheap storage and CPUs, plus an ultraportable
— 11:14 AM on July 6, 2012

SSD prices have plummeted over the past year. No wonder solid-state drives have been regular fixtures in our weekly deals posts. There are plenty...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Mobile computing

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Only 11% of Android devices run Ice Cream Sandwich
— 11:06 AM on July 3, 2012

Android 4.0, otherwise known as Ice Cream Sandwich, was released last fall. More than eight months later, it's migrated to just 11% of Android...

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

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Rumor mill predicts 7.85'' iPad, thinner iPad 3
— 9:41 AM on July 3, 2012

The new iPad is barely four months old, but that doesn't seem to bother the rumor mill. Earlier this morning, we came across not one,...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Microsoft to offer cheap Windows 8 upgrades to everyone
— 6:00 AM on July 3, 2012

You get a cheap Windows 8 upgrade! And you get a cheap Windows 8 upgrade! Everyone gets a cheap Windows 8 upgrade! Yes, it seems, Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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HP isn't planning a Windows RT tablet
— 6:00 AM on July 2, 2012

So that might be why Microsoft was so eager to release its own ARM-powered tablet. According to Bloomberg, HP has gone on the record to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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No Flash plug-in coming to Android 4.1—ever
— 3:47 PM on June 29, 2012

What's that sound? It's the death knell ringing for Flash on Android. Adobe announced yesterday that its Flash plug-in doesn't support—and will never support—the...

Type: News story Tags: Software Personal tech

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Google's pricey Nexus Q media streamer made in the USA
— 11:58 AM on June 29, 2012

$200 tablets and $1,500 glasses weren't the only devices Google revealed during its I/O conference this week. It also debuted the Nexus Q,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Restrictions on Windows 8 in-place upgrades detailed
— 6:00 AM on June 29, 2012

Windows 8's retail release is fast approaching. Unless the new Metro user interface gives you a rash, you might be thinking of upgrading—and an in-place...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Google's $199 tablet is official; you can pre-order one now
— 1:57 PM on June 27, 2012

Everyone was expecting Google to unveil a new tablet at its I/O developer conference this morning, and the company didn't disappoint. It pulled back the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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LSI's new SAS/SATA cards have native PCIe 3.0 support
— 10:47 AM on June 27, 2012

PCI Express 3.0 slots are all over new motherboards these days. The latest and greatest graphics cards adhere to the third-gen spec, and now...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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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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