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Latest Windows Phone 8 update adds phablet support
— 4:34 PM on October 14, 2013

Last month, Microsoft's newly minted Windows chief hinted that Windows RT was...

Type: News story Tags: Windows Personal tech

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Imagination intros its first 'Warrior,' the MIPS P5600 CPU core
— 12:36 PM on October 14, 2013

Imagination Technologies has introduced the first CPU core of the MIPS Series5 "Warrior" lineup it announced in June. The P5600 is a 32-bit core aimed at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Virtual Retinal Display beams images onto your eyeballs
— 10:22 AM on October 14, 2013

Everyone seems to be pretty excited about the Oculus Rift VR headset. The folks at Avegant are working on an even more intriguing head-mounted display....

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Microsoft: Surface 2 name chosen to avoid consumer confusion
— 9:11 AM on October 14, 2013

The first Windows RT tablet from Microsoft was called the Surface for Windows RT. The second-gen version of that device, on the other hand, has...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Rumor: 12'' Retina MacBook coming next year
— 6:00 AM on October 14, 2013

I've been waiting for a more affordable Retina MacBook for ages, and it...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Weekend Shortbread
— 12:39 PM on October 12, 2013

The Starting Five Computerworld: New NIST cybersecurity standards could pose liability risks Reuters: Micron sees higher DRAM prices, lower NAND prices BF4Central: AMD...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday Night Shortbread
— 11:59 PM on October 11, 2013

Eight is Enough Shuttleworth: Apple will converge Mac and iPhone WSJ: Microsoft CEO search reveals board rifts DigiTimes: Asustek September revenues hit

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday night topic: Are you a free-to-play gamer?
— 5:09 PM on October 11, 2013

Free-to-play games are everywhere these days, and everyone seems to be playing them. Dota 2, League of Legends, and World of Tanks are all...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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We have a winner in our Leap Motion controller giveaway!
— 4:57 PM on October 11, 2013

Our latest giveaway has come to an end, and we've drawn our winner. Congratulations, Lonnie Craddock. You've won a Leap Motion controller worth

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Deal of the week: A GTX 650 Ti Boost 2GB for $140, and a 256GB SSD for $150
— 4:34 PM on October 11, 2013

We have a trifecta of deals to share with you this week, two of which we snagged from Newegg's ongoing Columbus 4-day sale. ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Release roundup: External storage and windowed cases
— 3:36 PM on October 11, 2013

The release roundup is where we talk about product announcements that didn't make it into our regularly scheduled coverage. This week, we have news from...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage

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Watch Valve's Steam Controller in action
— 3:26 PM on October 11, 2013

Valve gave us a glimpse of its Steam Controller a couple of weeks ago, revealing the gamepad's funky dual-touchpad configuration. Instead of analog thumbsticks,...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Tegra-based Mad Catz console will stream PC games
— 12:39 PM on October 11, 2013

Steam Machines and the Nvidia Shield handheld won't be the only systems capable of streaming games from network-attached PCs. Mad Catz has confirmed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Analyst: Apple's iWatch could target home automation
— 9:43 AM on October 11, 2013

Smart watches appear to be the next thing, although whether they'll become a big thing remains to be seen. Apple's so-called iWatch may have...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: GTA V coming to the PC next quarter
— 6:00 AM on October 11, 2013

Jealous of all your console-using friends who've been enjoying Grand Theft Auto V...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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You have until tomorrow to enter our Leap motion controller giveaway!
— 5:13 PM on October 10, 2013

In case you missed Geoff's post on Tuesday, we're giving away one...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Third-quarter PC shipments down, but not so bad in the U.S.
— 1:45 PM on October 10, 2013

It's that time again. Gartner and IDC have both published preliminary PC market data for the third quarter of the year. The two...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Acer Chromebook serves up Haswell CPU for less than $250
— 9:20 AM on October 10, 2013

Earlier this week, HP launched an 11.6" Chromebook for $280. Today, it's Acer's turn. The firm's new Chromebook C720-2800 can be

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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