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Only a few days remain to enter our Dear Diary contest
— 12:32 PM on November 8, 2013

There are only a couple of days left to enter our Dear Diary contest. We're giving away $2,300 in prizes, including gear from...

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

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Nvidia suffers revenue, profit shrinkage
— 6:00 AM on November 8, 2013

The numbers are in for Nvidia's latest fiscal quarter, and... well, the green team could be doing better. Although Nvidia's gross margin was up...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Kindle Fire HDX beats iPad Air in DisplayMate screen shootout
— 6:00 AM on November 6, 2013

Media tablets deserve a lot of credit for pushing the mobile PC industry toward better displays. Slates are all about the screen, and the...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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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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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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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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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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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...

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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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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...

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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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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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Deal of the week: Cheap convertibles and discounted components
— 1:43 PM on October 25, 2013

We had hoped to fill this week's deal post with links to AMD's Radeon R9 290X graphics card, but it's out of stock...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Storage Memory Mobile computing

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The first-gen Surface Pro is now $699
— 1:24 PM on October 24, 2013

Barely two months ago, Microsoft made its $100 price cut to the first-gen Surface Pro permanent. Now, as CNet News reports, the tablet...

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Leaked docs outline 14'' carbon-fiber ThinkPad with QHD screen
— 9:12 AM on October 23, 2013

Remember the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch that Lenovo released last December? Well, there's a successor on the way. The folks at SlashGear have...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Apple will unveil a Retina iPad mini tomorrow, says WSJ
— 9:17 AM on October 21, 2013

You've probably heard about it: tomorrow, on October 22, Apple will hold one of its famous product reveal keynotes. New iPads are widely expected to...

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Acer's 8'' Win8.1 tablet has Bay trail, 10-hour battery
— 12:20 PM on October 17, 2013

Yesterday, Lenovo announced an 8" Windows 8.1 tablet. Today, it's Acer's turn. The new Acer Iconia W4 looks to have much in common...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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