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Leaked 'Windows Blue' build has tweaked UI, new apps
— 9:14 AM on March 25, 2013

Microsoft is hard at work on the next version of Windows, which is code-named Windows Blue and which may be released as early as...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Nvidia's Huang not thrilled with Windows RT
— 9:06 AM on March 20, 2013

Jen-Hsun Huang, Nvidia's CEO, had a busy day at yesterday's GPU Technology Conference. We saw him announce next-gen GPUs, futue Tegra chips, and...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows Personal tech

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Nvidia's GRID VCA is an end-to-end GPU virtualization system
— 3:09 PM on March 19, 2013

Nvidia is invested in remote GPU virtualization on several fronts, including its GeForce GRID cloud gaming servers and its Project Shield handheld device. At its...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Servers

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Western Digital invests in enterprise SSD maker Skyera
— 10:23 AM on March 13, 2013

Traditional hard drive makers like Western Digital have largely stayed out of the SSD market. The company's solid-state SiliconDrive lineup is pretty sparse; it's...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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WSJ: Microsoft cuts Win8 OEM pricing for tablets
— 3:33 PM on March 6, 2013

It's no secret that Windows 8 PCs, especially tablets, aren't flying off store shelves. I expect the problem is two-fold: one, the hardware isn't quite...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Windows

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Kickstarter funding sought for Gigabyte-built hackintosh board
— 11:09 AM on March 6, 2013

Over the last few years, all sorts of interesting projects have elicited funding via Kickstarter. This is the first time I've seen a PC...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Operating systems

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2% of Steam survey participants now using Linux
— 6:00 AM on March 5, 2013

Steam's hardware survey provides an interesting snapshot of the PC industry—or at least the portion of it that plays games using Valve's distribution service. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

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P410m SSD brings Micron's endurance tech to SAS
— 7:00 AM on February 26, 2013

Last month, Micron introduced its P400m solid-state drive for enterprise customers. The P400m has a desktop-style Serial ATA interface, and today, it's being...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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FirePro R5000 targets remote graphics workstations
— 11:00 PM on February 24, 2013

Remote graphics seems to be all the rage these days. You have Nvidia touting local game streaming with Project Shield and Sony promising something...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Servers Workstations

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John Carmack champions emulation for Linux games
— 9:38 AM on February 7, 2013

Valve's upcoming Steam box has fueled a lot of chatter about Linux as a gaming platform. John Carmack has an interesting take on the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

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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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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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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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High-endurance Micron P400m SSD targets enterprise
— 11:29 AM on January 23, 2013

Micron has a new SSD for the enterprise crowd. The P400m combines familiar technologies with a few new twists to provide a high-endurance drive...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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AMD intros modular server platform
— 6:00 AM on January 17, 2013

Last week, we heard all about AMD's plans for mobile and desktop hardware. This week, the company has switched gears and unveiled something...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Servers

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Nvidia shows new Tegra chip, cloud gaming, handheld console
— 4:59 PM on January 7, 2013

During Nvidia's pre-CES press conference last night, company CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took to the stage and unveiled a trifecta of new products. The most notable...

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

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SATA Express standard enters ratification phase
— 12:29 PM on January 4, 2013

We've clocked the latest 2.5" SSDs at nearly 550MB/s in sequential transfer rate tests. That speed isn't far off the peak theoretical transfer...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Ubuntu for smartphones looks promising
— 11:40 AM on January 3, 2013

Is there room for another smartphone OS? Canonical seems to think so. The company behind Ubuntu is bringing its Linux distribution to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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