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Release roundup: Small mobos, slick cases, and a tiny USB 3.0 drive
— 5:36 PM on December 20, 2013

This week in the release roundup, we have news from Biostar, BitFenix, Lian Li, and Mushkin: "Biostar "Hi-Fi H81MDC" - powerful...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Storage

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Universal notebook charging spec coming early next year
— 9:17 AM on December 19, 2013

Wouldn't it be nice if all notebooks conformed to a single charger standard? That's the goal of the International Electrotechnical Commission, which has

Type: News story Tags: Power Mobile computing

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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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Release roundup: Thunderbolt mobos, Gold PSUs, and gaming headsets
— 5:47 PM on December 13, 2013

This week in our release roundup, we bring tidings from BitFenix, Enermax, Gigabyte, and MSI. "BitFenix - Introducing Flo Headset." This...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Power

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ASRock intros Killer gaming mobos, includes M.2 connectivity
— 9:24 AM on December 12, 2013

ASRock has introduced a new lineup of gaming-oriented motherboards, and I'm not sure I can set the stage any better than the press...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Dell introduces its first Chromebook
— 9:14 AM on December 11, 2013

Looks like all that negative advertising by Microsoft didn't sway Dell. Earlier this morning, the PC maker introduced its first Chromebook, an 11.6"...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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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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Deal of the week: IPS displays and 7'' tablets
— 12:39 PM on December 6, 2013

One would expect slim pickings in the wake of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but there are still some nice deals to be found out...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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Dell's Venue 8 Pro will be $99 at select Microsoft Stores on Monday
— 9:15 AM on December 6, 2013

Microsoft wants you to buy a Windows tablet. Microsoft really wants you to buy a Windows tablet. The company is so gung-ho about the whole...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Acer's Iconia W4 tablet offers Bay Trail, 8'' display for $330
— 4:44 PM on December 5, 2013

It looks like Acer is about to add to the growing list of fun-sized Windows 8.1 slates. As VR-Zone reports, a product page for...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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MSI's new gaming notebook has a 2880x1620 screen
— 11:49 AM on December 5, 2013

More and more premium ultrabooks are toting high-PPI screens. MSI's latest mobile offering has a similarly high-density display with an impressive 2880x1620 resolution—but it's hardly...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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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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USB group designing slim, orientation-independent connector
— 11:30 AM on December 4, 2013

If I had a nickel for every time I plugged in USB connector the wrong way, well, I'd have a lot of nickels. I seem...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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MSI's latest Z87 motherboard, GeForce GTX 760 graphics card have Mini-ITX dimensions
— 2:00 AM on December 4, 2013

MSI has introduced a pair of pint-sized products primed for small-form-factor gaming rigs. One is a Mini-ITX motherboard based on Intel's top-of-the-line Haswell platform,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards

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HP unveils two Tegra 4-powered tablets
— 3:43 PM on December 3, 2013

Compared to the widely successful Tegra 3, Nvidia's Tegra 4 processor is downright rare. The chip is still getting design wins, though, and as

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Kabini APUs anchor MSI's 11.6'' S12T ultraportable
— 12:06 PM on December 2, 2013

We haven't seen a whole lot of systems sporting AMD's Kabini APU, but MSI has just uncorked an 11.6" notebook with a choice of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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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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Would you pay $180 for a Surface RT tablet and Touch Cover?
— 11:26 AM on November 27, 2013

The Surface RT may go down as one of Microsoft's most epic failures. Hardly anyone bought the device, and most tablet makers have distanced themselves...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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