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Atom SoCs heading to cheaper smartphones, faster tablets
— 6:06 PM on January 7, 2013

Intel talked about more than ultrabooks at its CES press conference today. The firm also unveiled a new wrinkle in its smartphone strategy: a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel reveals 7W Ivy Bridge CPUs, convertible Haswell ultrabook
— 5:17 PM on January 7, 2013

Intel's CES press conference just wrapped up, and in it the firm revealed a number of details about not only its next-generation PC platforms, but...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Nvidia shows new Tegra chip, cloud gaming, handheld console
— 4:59 PM on January 7, 2013

During Nvidia's pre-CES press conference last night, company CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took to the stage and unveiled a trifecta of new products. The most notable...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech Servers

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New Lenovo Win8 tablets have dueling convertible designs
— 1:02 PM on January 7, 2013

The Consumer Electronics Show will no doubt be filled with Windows 8 convertibles. So far, one of the most promising appears to be Lenovo's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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HGST's new 1TB mobile hard drive is slimmer, faster
— 11:54 AM on January 7, 2013

2.5-inch mobile hard drives with 1TB capacities are hardly new. Western Digital launched one way back in July 2009, and we've seen other models...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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11.6-inch Vizio tablet taps AMD APU
— 10:42 AM on January 7, 2013

AMD announced the tablet-centric Z-60 APU back in October, but it didn't have any design wins to discuss at the time. Now, Vizio...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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New USB 3.0 spec to hit 10 Gbps data rate
— 10:30 AM on January 7, 2013

Eat your heart out, Thunderbolt. The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced a "supplement" to the USB 3.0 specification that will raise data rates...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Systems Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: SSDs, mice, games, and more
— 5:57 PM on January 4, 2013

Post-holiday sales are still popping up around the web, and as it happens, Newegg has one running today and through the weekend. Among the...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Input devices Gaming

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SATA Express standard enters ratification phase
— 12:29 PM on January 4, 2013

We've clocked the latest 2.5" SSDs at nearly 550MB/s in sequential transfer rate tests. That speed isn't far off the peak theoretical transfer...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Leaked roadmap teases Intel 530 Series SSDs
— 11:04 AM on January 4, 2013

Intel's 335 Series is pretty sweet. The SandForce-powered solid-state drive uses the latest 20-nm NAND and is only a step behind the very...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Surface for Windows 8 Pro may arrive on the 29th
— 9:52 AM on January 4, 2013

In late November, Microsoft revealed some fresh details about the Intel-powered version of its Surface tablet: more detailed specs, pricing, and so forth. The...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Ubuntu for smartphones looks promising
— 11:40 AM on January 3, 2013

Is there room for another smartphone OS? Canonical seems to think so. The company behind Ubuntu is bringing its Linux distribution to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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Marvell invests in SSD maker Memoright
— 11:05 AM on January 2, 2013

Marvell is an important player in the SSD business. While its name doesn't appear on any drives, its controller technology resides inside popular SSDs...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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$249 Chromebook is Amazon's top-selling laptop
— 9:57 AM on January 2, 2013

We reviewed Samsung's latest Chromebook about a month ago. It's an interesting machine for sure, and at $249 for the Wi-Fi-only model, it's undoubtedly...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Deal of the week: Ultrabooks, graphics cards, games, and more
— 5:30 PM on December 28, 2012

The Christmas shopping rush is officially over, and you know what that means: clearance sales. Newegg has a big honkin' one of those running now,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Mobile computing Gaming

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Asus, Acer pullouts herald end of netbook market
— 8:51 AM on December 28, 2012

Just over five years after their inception, netbooks may be about to disappear from the market—for good. DigiTimes reports that Asus and Acer are...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Nvidia's TegraZone app lends WinRT gamers a hand
— 3:28 PM on December 27, 2012

Got a WinRT tablet? Jealous of your iPad-toting friends and their cornucopia of games? Well, serves you right for being an early adopter. Help is...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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Acer said to be prepping a $99 Android tablet
— 11:33 AM on December 24, 2012

Another interesting story at the Wall Street Journal this morning: according to a "person with direct knowledge of the project," Acer is cooking up...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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