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The PC is booming—just not the PC we know
— 11:05 PM on April 18, 2013

So, you heard the news: PC sales are tanking. Apparently, nobody wants to buy Dells or HPs anymore; nobody cares about clunky laptops and bulky...

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Report: Convertible touch laptops make up 20% of market
— 11:43 AM on April 18, 2013

The notebook market has turned into a crazy experimental playground lately, where manufacturers are toying with ways to build touch input into their machines. It's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel: Bay Trail systems will cost as little as $200
— 10:48 AM on April 17, 2013

We already know Intel's next-generation Atom processor, code-named Bay Trail, will be substantially faster than its predecessor. But that's not all. As CNet...

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Google Glass hardware specs, API details are out
— 11:10 AM on April 16, 2013

We've know about Google's Project Glass initiative for about a year now....

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WSJ: Microsoft is working on a touch-enabled watch
— 9:09 AM on April 15, 2013

After Windows phones and Windows tablets, could the next big thing for Microsoft be a Windows watch? Maybe so, according to the Wall Street Journal....

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WSJ: Microsoft working on 7-inch Surface tablet
— 9:07 AM on April 11, 2013

Earlier this month, we learned that Microsoft had lowered the minimum resolution requirement for Windows 8 tablets from 1366x768 to 1024x768. The move...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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$149 Asus MeMO Pad tablet now available stateside
— 9:07 AM on April 8, 2013

In January, Asus announced an Android tablet with a puny $149 price tag. The device was slated to come out first in "emerging markets,"...

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WinRT systems getting deep price cuts
— 9:12 AM on April 3, 2013

Windows RT tablets are getting cheaper. That may be good news for bargain hunters, but it's bad news for Microsoft. So says PC World, which...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Microsoft lowers resolution requirement for Win8 slates
— 9:18 AM on April 1, 2013

There's been some speculation that Microsoft plans to enter the fast-growing world of 7- and 8-inch tablets. This evidence suggests the company may do so...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Amazing new apple product is dual-core, wireless, dead simple to use
— 2:19 PM on March 29, 2013

Another hype-laden apple product launch is upon us. Here's the scene: I have to admit, now I...

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Dispatches from the Nexus
— 5:16 PM on March 28, 2013

This past summer, the power button my Palm Pre started misbehaving. At last, I had an excuse to replace the aging handset with something...

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

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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...

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Samsung confirms plans for 'watch product'
— 6:00 AM on March 20, 2013

Last month, the rumor mill claimed Apple is working on a "watch-like...

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Deal of the week: A 3TB hard drive, a free game, some RAM, and tablets
— 5:04 PM on March 15, 2013

We're going to keep this week's deal post short and sweet, thanks to the magic of HTML lists—and because writing lists in prose is, like,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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Samsung intros Galaxy S4 ''life companion''
— 9:20 AM on March 15, 2013

Samsung revealed its next-generation Galaxy S4 smartphone yesterday. Ars Technica has the goods on the new Android flagship, which seems to be more...

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8.9'' Kindle Fire HD tablet gets a price cut
— 6:00 AM on March 15, 2013

Amazon has fired the latest shot in the ongoing tablet price war. This...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Mini tablets fueling Android market share gains
— 6:00 AM on March 14, 2013

Although Steve Jobs derided 7" tablets in public, he was apparently more enthusiastic about the idea behind closed doors. Jobs believed there would...

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The problem with Windows convertible tablets
— 10:56 PM on March 13, 2013

I've been spending a fair bit of time with Windows convertible tablets lately. I reviewed the Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T last week,...

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