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Google's Nexus 5 smartphone arrives with Android 4.4 KitKat
— 2:34 PM on October 31, 2013

Google has officially unveiled its latest Nexus handset. The Nexus 5 combines updated hardware with a new version of Android, and it's already...

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

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It's official: FAA to allow personal electronics during takeoff, landing
— 11:10 AM on October 31, 2013

This was all leaked weeks ago, but it's now official. The U.S.'s Federal Aviation Administration has eased restrictions on the use of electronics...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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New Radeon drivers address Battlefield 4 instability
— 9:37 AM on October 31, 2013

This is getting to be a bit much. Last Friday, AMD released Catalyst 13.11 beta 6 graphics drivers with performance optimizations for a whole...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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NSA reportedly has access to internal Google, Yahoo networks
— 6:00 AM on October 31, 2013

The NSA spying scandal continues. In June, documents leaked by Eric Snowden...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Steam reaches 65 million users
— 5:01 PM on October 30, 2013

Steam turned 10 years old in September. The service has come a long way since its humble beginning, and its audience is apparently growing...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Samsung dominates smartphone shipments in Q3
— 11:09 AM on October 30, 2013

The smartphone market continues to grow. Research firm IDC has released shipment figures for the third quarter of 2013, and they show year-over-year...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Lenovo intros 'multimode' Yoga Tablet with 18-hour battery
— 9:24 AM on October 30, 2013

Now, this is interesting: a tablet design that isn't just a slightly different take on the iPad. Lenovo has announced the Yoga Tablet, which...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Action-packed multiplayer trailer celebrates Battlefield 4's release
— 6:00 AM on October 30, 2013

The first reviews of Battlefield 4 are mixed. Lazygamer has a good summary of coverage from several sites, and there seems to be...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Tuesday Night Shortbread
— 10:12 PM on October 29, 2013

7 Up WMPoweruser: Stephen Elop says Nokia overinvested in Windows Phone on purpose Reuters: Dell seals $24.9 billion buyout, delisting Tuesday Ars Technica:

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Catalyst 13.11 beta 7 drivers improve BF4 CrossFire scaling
— 5:03 PM on October 29, 2013

Well, AMD's driver team sure is keeping busy. Only days after rolling out the Catalyst 13.11 beta 6 drivers, they're back with a

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Altera partners with Intel to build 64-bit ARM chips with 14-nm transistors
— 3:06 PM on October 29, 2013

Well, well. Intel is going to be building SoCs based on ARM's 64-bit Cortex-A53 processor. The SoCs won't bear Intel's name—they'll be fabricated...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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ARM announces faster, more power-efficient Mali-T7x0 GPUs
— 2:43 PM on October 29, 2013

ARM is perhaps best known for its Cortex A-series processor cores, which it licenses to system-on-a-chip makers, but the firm also has a strong presence...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Personal tech

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Motorola's Project Ara promises modular smartphones
— 11:03 AM on October 29, 2013

Motorola's Moto Maker program brings a hint of customization to smartphones by allowing buyers to choose the color of the front, back, and accent pieces...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Apple posts record iPhone sales, disappoints Wall Street
— 9:26 AM on October 29, 2013

Apple's quarterly financials are out. These latest numbers correspond to the fourth quarter of Apple's 2013 fiscal year, which ended on September 28, and they...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Reset trailer showcases unique gameplay, thick atmosphere
— 6:00 AM on October 29, 2013

Remember Reset, the moody, first-person puzzler being developed by a couple of ex-FutureMark devs? The game's stunning debut trailer highlighted beautiful environments, teased...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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HGST's helium-filled hard drive to ship this year
— 11:01 AM on October 28, 2013

Helium-filled hard drives are really happening. After working on the technology for more than six years, HGST is finally ready to roll out...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Latest Catalyst betas add R9 290X support, boost performance
— 10:37 AM on October 28, 2013

Radeon users aren't getting all the same goodies as their GeForce-toting brethren today, but they do have a beta Catalyst update waiting for them. The new...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Nvidia cuts GTX 770, 780 prices, primes GTX 780 Ti for 11/7
— 9:31 AM on October 28, 2013

Today's a big day for Nvidia. Earlier this morning, the company announced a new Shield update as well as the addition of ShadowPlay...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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