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HP trash talks Dell over buyback
— 5:01 PM on February 5, 2013

So, you've probably heard about Dell going private in a buyback deal worth $24 billion. Well, Dell's chief nemesis in the PC market, HP,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Dell goes private in $24 billion deal
— 10:16 AM on February 5, 2013

It's official. Dell has announced that it's going private. The

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Rumor: Dell to go private—with Microsoft's help
— 6:00 AM on February 1, 2013

I don't know if you've kept up with the Wall Street chatter lately,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Get a cheap Win8 upgrade while you still can
— 10:43 AM on January 31, 2013

Contemplating an upgrade to Windows 8? Then you may want to pull the trigger now, even if you don't proceed with the installation straight away....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Fanless, Brazos-powered Foxconn box hits Newegg
— 6:00 AM on January 30, 2013

We like small-form-factor systems, especially when they're available as barebones rigs that let users add their own storage, memory, and OS. Most of these...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Intel tackles NUC heat issues with fan speed tweak, SSD fix
— 5:04 PM on January 29, 2013

This update is a bit overdue, but we've only recently had a chance to play with a final, production version of the Intel "Next...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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Apple posts record results, still misses Street forecasts
— 5:22 PM on January 23, 2013

Once again, Apple has posted substantial quarterly growth—and once again, it's disappointed Wall Street analysts. This time, Apple says its revenue, profits, and iPad unit...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Mac Personal tech

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Deal of the week: Windows 8, displays, storage, and games
— 5:52 PM on January 18, 2013

Bad news: Microsoft has announced that its Windows 8 upgrade promotion will end on February 1. From then on, prices for Windows 8 and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Gaming Windows

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New Xi3 PC is paperback-sized, costs $399
— 6:00 AM on January 15, 2013

Xi3 raised eyebrows last week when its Modular Computer chassis was named as a host for a potential Steam box development system. Now, the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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HP regains top spot as PC shipments slump
— 9:57 AM on January 14, 2013

PC shipment estimates for the past quarter are in, and they're not all that encouraging. According to the folks at Gartner, shipments slipped from...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Deal of the week: Monitors, PSUs, games, and more
— 5:19 PM on January 11, 2013

We have plenty of news from CES to keep us occupied this week, but we wouldn't want to skip our weekly deal post—especially considering some...

Type: News story Tags: Power Displays Gaming Windows

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New, cheaper Intel NUC coming next month
— 10:08 AM on January 9, 2013

Intel's Next Unit of Computing is about to get cheaper. While visiting Intel's booth at CES, our Editor in Chief was shown a new version...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Xi3 reveals Steam-optimized PC in 'grapefruit-sized' chassis
— 6:00 AM on January 9, 2013

Huh, interesting. With all the rumors about Valve's Steam Box floating around, I was kind of picturing a Mini-ITX-sized living room PC. Valve may be...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Lenovo all-in-one doubles as tabletop PC
— 9:57 AM on January 8, 2013

The CES Digital Experience showcase always plays host to some interesting new concoctions. It was there last year that we saw Lenovo's Yoga convertible...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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New USB 3.0 spec to hit 10 Gbps data rate
— 10:30 AM on January 7, 2013

Eat your heart out, Thunderbolt. The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced a "supplement" to the USB 3.0 specification that will raise data rates...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Systems Miscellaneous

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New Zbox systems get Ivy Bridge, desktop GeForce
— 8:00 AM on January 7, 2013

This week's news will be filled with product news from CES. The Consumer Electronics Show doesn't begin officially until Tuesday, but press releases are...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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Leap motion control tech coming to high-end Asus PCs
— 9:42 AM on January 3, 2013

Ooh, interesting. Mere days ahead of CES, Asus has announced that it's going to add motion control technology to some of its upcoming PCs....

Type: News story Tags: Systems Input devices

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