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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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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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Report: Haswell chipsets add 6Gbps SATA, USB 3.0 ports
— 10:49 AM on July 20, 2012

Intel typically releases fresh platform hubs, otherwise known as chipsets, with new CPUs. According to DigiTimes, Haswell and its accompanying 8-series platform hubs are...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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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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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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Report: AMD to reveal Jaguar details in August
— 11:04 AM on July 17, 2012

Tablets are the hot new thing. Research firm IDC says over 100 million slates will sell this year, and that number is expected...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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New York Times predicts little iPad, big Kindle Fire
— 9:43 AM on July 16, 2012

Okay, so this isn't the first time we've heard about a 7.85" iPad and a king-sized Kindle Fire. Now that the New York Times has...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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New evidence hints at 13'' Retina MacBook Pro
— 6:00 AM on July 11, 2012

The 15" MacBook Pro with Retina display is undeniably amazing, but it's also terrifyingly expensive, with prices starting at no less than $2,199. Some of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Fujitsu introduces Win8 tablet hybrids in two flavors
— 11:35 AM on July 9, 2012

Windows 8 is still a few months away, but Fujitsu has already announced a couple of tablet hybrids that look perfect for Microsoft's new OS....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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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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Transformer Pad 300 getting 4G/LTE connectivity
— 10:02 AM on July 6, 2012

Asus' Transformer tablets have just about everything, especially when you throw in their keyboard docks. However, the Android-based devices have thus far shied away from...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Networking

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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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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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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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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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Apple said to be hogging metal chassis supply
— 5:12 PM on June 26, 2012

Metal enclosures are in high demand these days, and it's no secret why. PC laptops are shedding their flimsy plastic shells and replacing them with...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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