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Second-gen PadFone raises prospect of smartphone-powered systems
— 2:33 PM on September 20, 2012

Asus' PadFone is a curious beast. It's basically a smartphone that can be plugged into a tablet when you're craving a larger screen....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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GloFo preps 14-nm FinFET process for 2013
— 9:46 AM on September 20, 2012

Three-dimensional transistors are coming! Okay, so maybe they're already here. You can already find 'em inside every Ivy Bridge processor on the market today. Independent foundries...

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Miracast certification begins, with Intel on board
— 3:42 PM on September 19, 2012

There hasn't been a ton of buzz out there about Miracast, the Wi-Fi Alliance's new wireless display standard. That's too bad, because the standard...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Blogger reveals pricing for Acer Win8 tablets
— 9:49 AM on September 19, 2012

Fresh news out of New Zealand today. Blogger Paul Spain says Microsoft New Zealand has been displaying Windows 8-powered Acer tablets at "events in recent...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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AMD's Client Division chief is also leaving
— 5:04 PM on September 18, 2012

The executive exodus continues at AMD. On the heels of yesterday's news about AMD CFO Thomas Seifert throwing in the towel, the Wall Street...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Latest Motorola Razr phone has Intel inside
— 10:04 AM on September 18, 2012

It's easy to forget that Intel is dying to carve itself a slice of the smartphone market—but it is. Over the past several years, the...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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AMD's Chief Financial Officer calls it quits
— 4:37 PM on September 17, 2012

Yet another top executive is leaving AMD. This latest departure has mildly tragicomic undertones, because the man calling it quits is none other than Thomas...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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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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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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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...

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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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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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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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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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Deal of the week: A 128GB SSD for $55, and other bargains
— 5:17 PM on September 7, 2012

The cost per gigabyte of solid-state storage has been shrinking for a while now, but we're still amazed at some of the deals that pop...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays Mobile computing Gaming

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Quad-core CPU appears on Pico-ITX board
— 11:26 AM on September 7, 2012

Over the past year or so, a bunch of mini PC boards have combined ARM-based SoCs with basic I/O ports. These barebones computers tend...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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