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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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Maingear taking pre-orders for Radeon R9 290X-powered PCs
— 4:54 PM on October 9, 2013

The Radeon R9 290X is now available pre-order—inside Maingear's latest PCs, that is. The system builder has introduced two machines, the Shift and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems

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Origin PC drops AMD GPUs, citing stability, overheating issues, other problems
— 6:00 AM on October 7, 2013

Well, this is interesting. According to Polygon, Origin PC is going to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems

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Valve reveals specs for Steam machine prototypes
— 3:28 PM on October 4, 2013

When Valve announced its Steam machine project last week, the company was mum on the subject of specifications. Today, the firm has broken its...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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$99, ARM-powered Utilite PC now available to order
— 6:00 AM on October 4, 2013

Back in July, we told you all about Compulab's Utilite, a $99...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Linux-Unix Personal tech

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Intel's Quark SoC spawns Arduino-compatible development board
— 9:17 AM on October 3, 2013

Remember the tiny Quark SoC Intel debuted at IDF? The sub-Atom chip is closer to release than we thought. Intel has

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Systems

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ASRock M8 barebones rig marries Mini-ITX mobo with discrete desktop graphics
— 10:15 AM on October 2, 2013

ASRock is best known for motherboards, but the firm also makes small-form-factor systems, including a new barebones gaming rig built with cooperation from BMW DesignworksUSA....

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Valve announces Steam hardware plans, seeks beta testers
— 12:45 PM on September 25, 2013

The Steam Box cometh! On Monday, Valve announced SteamOS, a Linux-based operating system with support for local game streaming. Today, the company made another...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Apple's iMacs get Haswell, graphics upgrades
— 9:43 AM on September 24, 2013

Haswell processors are turning up in new notebooks left and right, and now, they've appeared inside Apple's latest iMacs. Apple announced the updated all-in-ones...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

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Valve teases 10AM PT announcement
— 6:00 AM on September 23, 2013

Last Monday, Valve's Gabe Newell hinted that more details about his company's Steam Box project would be announced this week. Since then, a mysterious...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Game consoles

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NEC shoehorns 368 Avoton cores and 1472GB of RAM into one box
— 3:01 PM on September 17, 2013

Our visit to the Kingston booth at IDF was particularly interesting for more than one reason. With the launch of Intel's Avoton SoC for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Servers

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Gigabyte Brix crams gaming PC into, well....
— 7:00 PM on September 16, 2013

...yeah, a brick-sized enclosure. Like so: We saw this beauty at IDF last week. Gigabyte lists this Brix system's...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Report: Bay Trail NUC to cost $139, support 2.5-inch drives
— 10:00 AM on September 16, 2013

Intel has already revealed a couple of NUC barebones systems with Haswell CPUs. It's also prepping at least one based on Bay Trail,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Haswell infiltrates updated NUC lineup
— 9:16 AM on September 13, 2013

Intel has added a couple of systems to its small-form-factor NUC lineup. Both have Haswell under the hood; the D54250WYK features the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Dell is going private—for realsies this time
— 6:00 AM on September 13, 2013

It's finally, really happening this time: Dell is going private. Late yesterday, the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Haswell to power next-gen Chromebooks, Asus-built Chromebox
— 2:24 PM on September 11, 2013

Processors based on Intel's Haswell microarchitecture will power a new generation of devices running Google's Chrome OS. The news broke during today's IDF keynote,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Operating systems

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Next-gen Gigabyte Brix barebones lineup boasts Haswell CPUs
— 12:44 PM on September 9, 2013

Haswell seems perfectly suited to Intel's Next Unit of Computing. The small-form-factor PC is basically an ultrabook in a box, and Haswell brings...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Dell's thumb-sized Android PC is coming soon
— 6:00 AM on July 29, 2013

Think Google's $35 Chromecast dongle is pretty cool? Well, it is—but Dell may have an even more compelling product on the way. According to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Personal tech

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