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iPhone 5's custom ARM core could offer over 2X performance
— 1:58 PM on September 17, 2012

After being out of town at IDF last week, I spent part of Saturday morning trying to get a fix on what I thought of...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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F1 2012 demo available on Steam
— 11:51 AM on September 17, 2012

These days, it's rare for game developers to offer demos of their latest titles. If folks are offered a free snippet to sample, it's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Updated: While Clover Trail drops Linux, Hondo won't support Android
— 11:24 AM on September 17, 2012

AMD expects its Hondo APU to infiltrate the tablet market. We won't see the chip to pop up in devices running Google's Android OS...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Operating systems

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Ballmer hints at $300-700 Surface pricing
— 6:00 AM on September 17, 2012

Remember that rumor about the Surface maybe, possibly launching at $199 later this year? Yeah; not gonna happen. In an interview with the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Friday night topic: Near misses
— 5:30 PM on September 14, 2012

This past Tuesday afternoon, I met with AMD in its hotel suite near IDF for a series of briefings about various parts of its business....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Magma ExpressBox offers Thunderbolt-connected PCIe slots
— 12:50 PM on September 14, 2012

Intel's Thunderbolt interconnect has a lot of potential for notebooks, whose increasingly slimmer profiles limit not only the number of expansion ports that can be...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Mobile computing

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Nintendo's Wii U to start at $300
— 10:02 AM on September 14, 2012

We already know the upcoming Wii U console won't dramatically exceed the graphical fidelity of current-gen consoles like the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3....

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Amazon counters iPhone 5 with $5 Wendell
— 8:24 AM on September 13, 2012

Thought Amazon would let Apple's new iPhone 5 hog the spotlight? Think again. The e-tailer turned tablet peddler has rounded out last week's Kindle...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Apple introduces the iPhone 5
— 1:33 PM on September 12, 2012

In case you hadn't heard, there's a new iPhone. Rumors about the device have been swirling for months. This morning, while live blogs...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Microsoft tries to patent room-filling immersive display
— 11:25 AM on September 12, 2012

Microsoft is trying to patent the holodeck. Well, sort of. Back in early 2011, the company filed a patent application for an "immersive...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Dishonored video sheds insight on visual style
— 6:00 AM on September 12, 2012

I've been looking forward to Arkane Studios' Dishonored ever since Geoff wrote up that first trailer back in April. News of Arkane's commitment...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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New Steam beta lets you install games to other drives
— 5:34 PM on September 11, 2012

Steam's great—I'd go so far as to say it's one of the best things about PC gaming. It's not so great for gamers with solid-state...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Report: Secret watermarks embedded in WoW screenshots
— 12:00 PM on September 11, 2012

Sleuths in the Ownedcore forums have uncovered what appears to be a secret watermarking scheme built into World of Warcraft's screenshot function. Screenshots captured...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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iPhone 5 expected to boost U.S. GDP growth
— 9:45 AM on September 11, 2012

Just how big is the iPhone? Bigger than you might think. Big enough that, according to a J.P. Morgan Chase research note quoted by...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Personal tech

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Couch-friendly Big Picture UI comes to Steam
— 11:54 AM on September 10, 2012

We first heard about Steam's Big Picture mode last February. At the time, Valve promised a couch-friendly user interface for its popular game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Advertising opt-out, wall charger add $35 to Kindle Fire prices
— 11:00 AM on September 10, 2012

Amazon launched a handful of new Kindle Fire tablets last week. They're pretty affordable, with a 9" model available for as little as...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Rumor: 13-inch Retina MacBook, new iMacs already shipping
— 9:23 AM on September 10, 2012

Love the new MacBook Pro with Retina display but hate the $2,199 asking price? Well, good news. According to DigiTimes, which says it was tipped...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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NYT: Valve working on augmented-reality glasses
— 6:00 AM on September 10, 2012

It's no secret that Valve is quietly working on some kind of hardware project—the company's latest job posting was quite direct about it. But...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Personal tech

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