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Acer CEO resigns following huge quarterly loss
— 9:12 AM on November 5, 2013

It's no secret that Acer hasn't been doing so well lately. The latest figures from Gartner and IDC show Acer's international PC shipments declined...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Asus' Transformer Book T100 convertible is scarce online
— 6:00 AM on November 5, 2013

Asus' Transformer Book T100 sounds too good to be true. The Bay Trail convertible has a quad-core CPU, a 10" IPS display, 10-12...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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New Steam Machine details revealed
— 2:02 PM on November 4, 2013

Ooh. This is interesting. The guys at The Verge were invited to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Game consoles

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Updated: Star Citizen, Thief developers sign on to support AMD's Mantle API
— 11:46 AM on November 4, 2013

Mantle is getting more popular. AMD has announced that three more developers have pledged to support the close-to-the-metal Radeon API. The most...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Maingear claims world's thinnest 17'' gaming laptop
— 10:59 AM on November 4, 2013

There's a new 17" gaming laptop out there—and this one isn't a gigantic, workstation-sized thing with a two-inch thick chassis. In fact, according to the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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HGST's Ultrastar He6 squeezes 6TB into helium-filled internals
— 10:22 AM on November 4, 2013

It's official. HGST has formally announced its first helium-filled hard drive. The Ultrastar He6 squeezes 6TB inside a hermetically sealed case that...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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UPDATED: Is that a Nexus 8 on Google's Android site?
— 9:09 AM on November 4, 2013

Ooh. So, this has been making the rounds on gadget sites over the weekend, and there may be something to it. Check out this image...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Windows 8.1 causes mousing issues; fix incoming
— 6:00 AM on November 4, 2013

Still on the fence about upgrading to Windows 8.1? If you're a gamer,...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Windows

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Monday Shortbread
— 1:00 AM on November 4, 2013

The Pick 6 NIST initiating review of cryptographic standards development process ABC News: More NSA leakers followed Snowden's footsteps, whistleblower lawyer says DigiTimes: Samsung...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Weekend Shortbread
— 1:37 AM on November 3, 2013

Eight is Enough The FT's exclusive interview with Bill Gates SuperSite for Windows: Microsoft's plan to sell Windows this holiday season Reuters: Google's...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Deal of the week: Discounted memory, cheap graphics, and more
— 5:18 PM on November 1, 2013

It's finally happened. I've succumbed to the scourge of bulleted lists. They kinda make sense for our weekly deals post, where there's little potential...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Memory Software

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Etc.
— 2:46 PM on November 1, 2013

Good afternoon, folks. I'm back from ARM TechCon and have hit the ground running on several projects. Thanks to each of you who contributed questions...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics The Tech Report

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Eizo gaming monitor combines VA panel, 240Hz refresh rate
— 11:33 AM on November 1, 2013

In August, Eizo announced the FDF2405W, a 23.5" 1080p screen that delivers a 240Hz refresh rate on a VA panel with 10-bit color reproduction—a...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Massive patent lawsuit targets Google and its Android partners
— 9:33 AM on November 1, 2013

The smartphone scene just got a lot more litigious. Google and seven of its Android partners, including heavyweights like Samsung, LG, HTC, and Asus, have...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Our Dear Diary contest now has $2,300 worth of hardware
— 9:32 AM on November 1, 2013

We're giving away roughly $2,300 in hardware as part of our Dear Diary contest. To enter, all you have to do is write...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Cases Power Cooling Mobile computing

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Haswell-powered Gigabyte Brix barebones now available
— 6:00 AM on November 1, 2013

Remember those next-gen Gigabyte Brix small-form-factor barebone PCs we told you about last month? Well, they're now available. Newegg has three models listed: the GB-BXi3-4010...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Friday Shortbread
— 1:36 AM on November 1, 2013

The Pick 6 DigiTimes: PC vendors aggressive about releasing new convertible products and Apple orders new MacBook Pro in large volumes, say...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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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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