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A driver update to reduce Radeon frame times
— 9:13 PM on January 16, 2013

We spotted an issue with high frame latencies in several of the latest games on the Radeon HD 7950 not long ago, and now AMD...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Asus' VivoBook X202E notebook reviewed
— 12:48 PM on January 16, 2013

For just $550, Asus' X202E ultraportable offers an 11.6" touchscreen, a 17W Ivy Bridge CPU, and a beautiful chassis with brushed metal surfaces. We

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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7W Ivy Bridge CPUs have 13W TDPs
— 12:43 PM on January 16, 2013

During its CES press conference, Intel introduced a new family of 7W Ivy Bridge chips. The specifications for these Y-series processors have made...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Acer bringing ultra-high-res displays to notebooks, desktops
— 11:04 AM on January 16, 2013

Although it looks like 1080p will become the prevailing resolution for new notebook displays, Acer has a solution with considerably more pixels. At...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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IDC: PC processor market shrank in 2012, will grow in 2013
— 10:02 AM on January 16, 2013

This is a tough time for the PC industry. Earlier this week, we learned that shipments declined by almost 5% last quarter alone. Market...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD: Former execs handed trade secrets to Nvidia
— 6:00 AM on January 16, 2013

Corporate intrigue doesn't get much more exciting than this, folks. According to ZDNet,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on January 16, 2013

Eight is Enough Reuters: Dell buyout talks advance, Silver Lake lines up banks TechCrunch: Facebook announces Graph Search Engadget's Facebook Graph Search

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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SSD prices down 38% in 2012, but up in Q4
— 2:46 PM on January 15, 2013

SSD prices fell substantially in 2012. However, they actually went up in the fourth quarter, spurred largely by an end to OCZ's deep...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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BioShock Infinite PC perks, requirements detailed
— 2:06 PM on January 15, 2013

As we slowly inch toward BioShock Infinite's March 26 release, developer Irrational Games has revealed the PC version's hardware requirements. The minimum specs are...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Dishonored developer worked on Half-Life 2: Episode Four
— 9:49 AM on January 15, 2013

We haven't seen a new Half-Life 2 game since Episode Two came out in October 2007. According to the folks at ValveTime and Rock, Paper,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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New Xi3 PC is paperback-sized, costs $399
— 6:00 AM on January 15, 2013

Xi3 raised eyebrows last week when its Modular Computer chassis was named as a host for a potential Steam box development system. Now, the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 12:52 AM on January 15, 2013

7 Up Bloomberg: Dell said to be in buyout talks with private-equity firms X-bit labs: Toshiba expects half of mobile HDDs to become...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Is 1920x1080 the new 1366x768?
— 4:49 PM on January 14, 2013

One of the stories that came out of this year's CES is a classic good news/bad news sort of scenario for PC users. The good news...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Oculus Rift is freaking amazing
— 3:09 PM on January 14, 2013

Like many of you, I had heard the hype about the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, the big names who are backing the device, and...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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RIP, Internet activist and Reddit alumnus Aaron Swartz
— 12:21 PM on January 14, 2013

On Friday, programmer, writer, and activist Aaron Swartz committed suicide. Described by many as a genius, Swartz had a hand in developing the RSS specification...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Lenovo planning Android-based convertibles
— 11:11 AM on January 14, 2013

Tablets were everywhere at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. Lenovo uncorked a couple of fresh Windows 8-based convertibles, including one that draws...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Etc.
— 10:29 AM on January 14, 2013

Howdy, all. I hope you enjoyed our CES coverage last week. Cyril did a nice digest listing all of the stories. CES is a huge...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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HP regains top spot as PC shipments slump
— 9:57 AM on January 14, 2013

PC shipment estimates for the past quarter are in, and they're not all that encouraging. According to the folks at Gartner, shipments slipped from...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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