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Deal of the week: Cheap Kindle Fire tablets and much, much more
— 4:04 PM on February 8, 2013

We've got nicer discounts than usual this week—starting with a sale on Amazon's 8.9" Kindle Fire HD tablets. Until the end of the day, entering the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Mobile computing

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Rumor: Microsoft mulls native Office for Linux
— 12:57 PM on February 7, 2013

Linux seems to be getting first-class treatment lately. As Valve continues to push its Steam service on the platform, Microsoft may be mulling a native...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Wine shown running Windows app on Android
— 6:00 AM on February 4, 2013

Ever fancied running Windows software on an Android device? If Wine creator Alexandre Julliard has his way, that might soon be possible. During a talk...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Linux-Unix Personal tech

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Firefox to enforce 'click to play' for non-Flash plug-ins
— 5:09 PM on January 30, 2013

Day-to-day web browsing in Firefox is about to get a little different. According to a blog post by Michael Coates, Mozilla's Director of Security...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Catalyst 13.2 beta with frame latency improvements now available
— 3:18 PM on January 29, 2013

The Catalyst 13.2 beta graphics drivers that we previewed a couple of weeks ago are now available via AMD's website. As we've...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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XBMC 12 adds PVR, HD audio support
— 10:39 AM on January 29, 2013

After three release candidates, XBMC 12 is finally ready for prime time. The latest version of the media center software is available for...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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RWT handicaps the prospects for microservers
— 10:35 AM on January 29, 2013

With the broad success of ARM-based devices in the mobile market and the introduction of a 64-bit version of the ARM instruction set, a host...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Office 2013 is officially out
— 10:26 AM on January 29, 2013

It's been over three months since Office 2013 reached release-to-manufacturing status. Now, the new productivity suite is officially available to purchase. Microsoft is...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Leaked Richland specs reveal higher clock speeds
— 11:22 AM on January 28, 2013

Richland, AMD's upcoming successor to Trinity, is already shipping to PC makers. The updated silicon has been tuned to offer lower power consumption...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Build your own cloud with BitTorrent Sync
— 10:38 AM on January 25, 2013

Cloud-based storage services like Dropbox and Mega just got some fresh competition from an unexpected source. The folks at BitTorrent have announced Sync, a...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Win8 sales 'solid,' help Microsoft post record revenue
— 6:00 AM on January 25, 2013

There's been a lot of doom and gloom about Windows 8's popularity lately, but judging by Microsoft's latest quarterly results, at least some of the...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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GeForce Experience now in open beta
— 12:15 PM on January 24, 2013

Last month, we told you about Nvidia's GeForce Experience, a new software package designed to configure in-game graphics settings automatically based on your system's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Rumor: PlayStation 4 dev kit has Bulldozer CPU, Radeon GPU
— 4:07 PM on January 23, 2013

Sony and Microsoft are both expected to unleash new consoles this year, and you know what that means: rumors all around. Today, the guys at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD promises return to profitability in latter half of 2013
— 11:25 PM on January 22, 2013

After posting its none-too-encouraging financial results yesterday, AMD held a conference...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD posts $1.18-billion loss for 2012
— 4:58 PM on January 22, 2013

AMD's fourth-quarter results are now out, and they don't look so good. The chipmaker has posted a $473-million net loss for the quarter and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD snatches up Qualcomm, Apple execs
— 9:34 AM on January 22, 2013

We always seem to hear about folks departing AMD, but not so much about the talent coming in to replace them. Reuters' latest story is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Report: Intel's Haswell to launch on June 2
— 6:00 AM on January 22, 2013

We already know a little bit about Haswell. We know it's a new processor that will succeed Ivy Bridge on the same 22-nm process, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Ivy Bridge hits the desktop bargain bin
— 9:57 AM on January 21, 2013

A few months ago, Intel introduced the first desktop Ivy Bridge processors priced south of $200. In a quiet update to its price...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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