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Report: Broadwell to feature audio DSP for low-power playback, speech recognition
— 11:38 AM on October 15, 2013

PC audio is getting interesting again. We already know that AMD has integrated DSP hardware into some of its latest Radeons. Now, it looks...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Multimedia Mobile computing Personal tech

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Microsoft: Mantle won't work on the Xbox One
— 11:35 AM on October 15, 2013

So, this is interesting. At its GPU14 event in Hawaii last month, AMD...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Game consoles

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Etc.
— 10:40 AM on October 15, 2013

Morning, folks. Although the guys are hard at work making things happen around here, I've been kind of scarce since posting my Radeon...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics The Tech Report

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Rumor: Intel to match ARM SoC pricing with low-end Bay Trail-T
— 9:18 AM on October 15, 2013

Could we see Intel's low-end Bay Trail processors competing directly with tablet SoCs from Qualcomm and Nvidia? Yes, according to DigiTimes, which says...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 6:26 AM on October 15, 2013

Eight is Enough Announcing Windows 8.1 support lifecycle policy Bloomberg: Microsoft board said to work on hiring new CEO this year Angela Ahrendts...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Delta Six game controller looks like an assault rifle
— 6:00 AM on October 15, 2013

Remember Duck Hunt on the original Nintendo Entertainment System? Now, imagine a similar concept with modern technology—and first-person shooters. That's the idea behind...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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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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