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Deal of the week: Windows 8, displays, storage, and games
— 5:52 PM on January 18, 2013

Bad news: Microsoft has announced that its Windows 8 upgrade promotion will end on February 1. From then on, prices for Windows 8 and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Gaming Windows

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Friday Shortbread
— 1:46 PM on January 18, 2013

The Pick 6 ABC News: Use Facebook's Messenger app to make free calls on your iPhone DigiTimes: Intel releases updated Haswell CPU

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Megaupload sucessor to offer 50GB of free storage
— 12:24 PM on January 18, 2013

He's baaaack. Kim Dotcom's Mega service is set to launch tomorrow, and TechCrunch got an early look at what this Megaupload successor has...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Intel profits drop by 27% in Q4
— 11:08 AM on January 18, 2013

Intel has published its financial results the fourth quarter of 2012 and the year as a whole. For the quarter, the firm posted a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Catalyst 13.1 graphics drivers are out
— 9:44 AM on January 18, 2013

Late yesterday, AMD rolled out a fresh batch of Catalyst drivers for its Radeon graphics cards. The Catalyst 13.1 release is certified by Microsoft's Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Release roundup: Case windows, gaming mice, and fancy mobos
— 6:00 AM on January 18, 2013

We covered a whole boatload of new hardware launches at CES last week. You'd think the flow of releases would taper off for a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Storage Input devices

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On the marginalization of consumer laptops
— 12:33 AM on January 18, 2013

You probably saw that Gartner report earlier this week about the sluggishness of PC shipments last quarter. Shipments were so sluggish, according to Gartner,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Corsair super-sizes liquid cooling radiators
— 12:12 PM on January 17, 2013

Closed-loop liquid coolers are big business these days. Everyone seems to be selling the things, and Corsair has a particularly diverse range of offerings....

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Asus contemplating Windows-powered PadFone
— 11:24 AM on January 17, 2013

Asus is looking to become a major player in the smartphone market, and it's reportedly in talks with Microsoft to make Windows-based handsets. The...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Lenovo to offer Chromebook ThinkPad—for schools
— 9:50 AM on January 17, 2013

Interesting. You'd think the whole Chromebook concept would run counter to the ThinkPad brand—one involving stripped-down laptops running basic software, the other being all about...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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AMD intros modular server platform
— 6:00 AM on January 17, 2013

Last week, we heard all about AMD's plans for mobile and desktop hardware. This week, the company has switched gears and unveiled something...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Servers

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Asus unveils $149 Android tablet
— 6:00 AM on January 17, 2013

...And the budget tablet price war rages on. The latest onslaught comes from Asus, which has rolled out a 7-inch Android tablet with a shockingly low...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Thursday Shortbread
— 1:04 AM on January 17, 2013

7 Up Ars Technica: Is Dell looking to kill PCs with "Project Ophelia?" DigiTimes: hp, Lenovo expected to see 1Q13 notebook shipments fall...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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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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