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Here's a handy guide to the SteamOS beta
— 9:22 AM on December 16, 2013

Last Friday, the first prototype Steam machines arrived at the doorsteps of registered testers, and Valve released SteamOS, the Linux-based operating system that drives Steam...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Steam beta hardware ready to ship, SteamOS downloadable Friday
— 6:00 AM on December 12, 2013

Valve has announced that the first Steam consoles will leave the factory on Friday. The systems are going to 300 Steam users selected...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Operating systems

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Next Windows release could be more desktop-friendly
— 5:05 PM on December 9, 2013

Rumors about the next major Windows release are starting to crop up. Earlier today, Paul Thurrott of the eponymous Supersite for Windows posted a...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Bay Trail could power $99 Android tablets
— 9:18 AM on December 9, 2013

Intel is hungry for a larger slice of the Android tablet market. At least, that's the vibe I'm getting from a DigiTimes story posted...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Valve joins the Linux Foundation
— 4:34 PM on December 4, 2013

Well, folks, looks like Valve's love affair with Linux has become official. Earlier today, the company became a member of the Linux foundation, joining...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Unofficial AMD roadmap details desktop plans through 2015
— 11:41 AM on December 3, 2013

Last month, AMD released an updated desktop roadmap that laid out its plans for 2014. We learned that an FX refresh isn't in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Deal of the week: Black Friday edition
— 11:23 AM on November 29, 2013

Amazon has a massive collection of PC games on sale, including a stack of very recent titles: If you don't have Battlefield...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cases Storage Mobile computing Gaming

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All signs point to Kaveri being an evolutionary upgrade
— 10:32 AM on November 29, 2013

We talked a little bit about AMD's upcoming Kaveri APU in our

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Leaked Kaveri slide makes performance claims, mentions dedicated SSD interface
— 11:11 AM on November 26, 2013

Fresh details have leaked out on AMD's next-gen Kaveri APU. An official-looking slide posted by Extreme Spec highlights several features of the upcoming...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Microsoft's Larson-Green hints at Windows consolidation
— 9:18 AM on November 25, 2013

Julie Larson-Green, the newly minted head of Microsoft's Devices and Studios engineering group, had some interesting things to say about the future of Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Intel reveals upcoming Atom SoCs, opens foundry business to competitors
— 10:07 AM on November 22, 2013

Intel made some interesting revelations at an investor event yesterday. Perhaps the most telling came from chairman Andy Bryant, who admitted to being "a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: Broadwell-K chips to have four cores, Iris Pro graphics
— 5:33 PM on November 20, 2013

Last month, we heard that the first unlocked, desktop-bound versions of Intel's next-gen Broadwell processor were due out in late 2014. Not much else...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Next-gen Atom graphics described in leaked slides
— 6:00 AM on November 19, 2013

All these leaks about Intel's upcoming Cherry Trail Atom processor certainly have interesting timing. Last week, AMD revealed its next-gen Mullins APU for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel opening pop-up stores in New York, Chicago, LA
— 9:17 AM on November 18, 2013

Intel isn't exactly known for its broad portfolio of consumer goods. Nevertheless, according to Intel's official Chip Shots blog, the chipmaker will open three...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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AMD's FX family won't get a Steamroller update next year
— 6:00 AM on November 15, 2013

If you were hoping the Kaveri APU's Steamroller CPU cores would make their way into AMD's FX processor lineup, I have some bad news. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Google, I love you, but you're bringing me down
— 11:57 PM on November 14, 2013

I was listening to LCD Soundsystem the other day, and New York, I love you, but you're bringing me down somehow coalesced my feelings...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Internet Operating systems Personal tech

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Leaked slide teases next-gen Atom specs
— 11:42 AM on November 14, 2013

AMD expects its upcoming Mullins APU to be "very competitive" with Intel's Bay Trail tablet SoC. The AMD chips are due in the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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AMD reveals 2014 APU roadmap for tablets, convertibles
— 4:15 PM on November 13, 2013

We already know that AMD's next-gen Kaveri APU is coming to mobile systems. However, the chip will only fit into power envelopes ranging from...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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