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TSMC, ARM team up on 64-bit chips with non-planar transistors
— 5:13 PM on July 24, 2012

Unlike Intel, vendors of ARM-based SoCs can't yet reap the benefits of 64-bit addressing and "3D" transistors. But soon, they will. Oh, yes. TSMC and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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Windows 8 offers improved graphics performance
— 12:34 PM on July 24, 2012

In a little more than three months, Windows 8 will be released to the public. Microsoft has done a great job of detailing...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Operating systems

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'Rigid Gems' demos real-time hybrid ray-tracing
— 9:45 AM on July 24, 2012

When it comes to graphics eye candy, we have a heckuva sweet tooth here at TR. One of our long-standing favorites is the demo from...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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AMD loses two high-profile executives
— 9:45 AM on July 24, 2012

Well, this can't be good. Yesterday evening, the Wall Street Journal broke the news that AMD's VP of Strategic Development, Bob Feldstein, has defected...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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Google runs out of 16GB Nexus tablets
— 12:12 PM on July 23, 2012

Google appears to have misjudged the demand for its new Nexus 7 tablet. The 16GB version is no longer being sold through the company's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Etc.
— 11:58 AM on July 23, 2012

Man, I thought I would make it through the entire Steam summer sale without buying a single thing. Some of that is just Steam...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Thunderbolt bandwidth to double in 2014
— 10:54 AM on July 23, 2012

Intel's Thunderbolt interface is pretty slick. It combines DisplayPort and PCI Express over a single cable with a staggering 40Gbps of aggregate bandwidth. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Nvidia's 'A New Dawn' brings back the nymph
— 10:50 AM on July 23, 2012

Roughly a decade ago, Nvidia introduced a new graphics chip called the NV30, and it wasn't exactly a rousing success. Despite a bundle of hype...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Deal of the week: Games, games, games—and some hardware, too
— 5:16 PM on July 20, 2012

The Steam Summer Sale has been running all week, slowly impoverishing PC gamers everywhere. There are still some great deals to be found among today's...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Mobile computing Gaming

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Asus, HTC commit to Android 4.1 updates
— 11:50 AM on July 20, 2012

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is out, but the number of devices running Google's latest OS is relatively small. Only a handful of the company's...

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

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AMD revenues, profits down, but still in the black
— 6:00 AM on July 20, 2012

Well, AMD has some good news and some bad news in its freshly released quarterly results announcement. The good news: AMD didn't lose any...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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BF3: Armored Kill trailer showcases vehicle combat
— 11:57 AM on July 19, 2012

Lest you think next year's BF4 beta is the only new content in store for Battlefield players, BF3 is due to receive a number...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Pictures of early iPad prototype turn up
— 6:00 AM on July 19, 2012

Little-known fact: the iPad came out after the iPhone, but Apple actually started work on the tablet first. Steve Jobs said so a couple...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac Personal tech

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Metro: Last Light E3 gameplay video now online
— 12:21 PM on July 18, 2012

During the E3 expo last month, 4A Games showed off Metro: Last Light, the sequel to Metro 2033. An official trailer was...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Intel's Otellini: Touch ultrabooks, x86 tablets coming
— 9:43 AM on July 18, 2012

Following Intel's quarterly results announcement yesterday, Intel CEO Paul Otellini got on a conference call to speak to journalists, analysts, and investors. The call centered...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Steam, Left 4 Dead 2 headed to Linux
— 4:45 PM on July 17, 2012

Ever since Steam made its way to OS X (along with several Valve games), we've been hearing the odd rumor about a Linux version of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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GeForce GTX 660 Ti rumored for August release
— 12:05 PM on July 17, 2012

If you want a decent graphics card based on Nvidia's latest Kepler GPU microarchitecture, you're going to have to spend at least $400 on a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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EA: Battlefield 4 beta will kick off in the fall of 2013
— 9:51 AM on July 17, 2012

I guess someone at EA jumped the gun before the weekend, but that Battlefield 4 beta promotion was no mistake. EA officially confirmed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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