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ARM and TSMC tape out 64-bit chip on 16-nm FinFET process
— 12:30 PM on April 2, 2013

An important milestone has been reached on the path to next-generation SoCs. According to EE Times, ARM and TSMC have completed the first...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Nvidia unveils five new GeForce 700M-series GPUs
— 3:46 PM on April 1, 2013

2013 shall henceforth be known as the year of confusing mobile GPU branding. We've already been treated to 8000M-series Radeons based on last year's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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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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Leaked slides reveal Haswell graphics options for mobile CPUs
— 10:01 AM on March 26, 2013

As Haswell approaches, details are leaking out about what we can expect and when. The latest trickle comes from VR-Zone's Chinese site, which has...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Former AMD CEO: Intel needs to 'divvy up' to succeed
— 10:56 AM on March 22, 2013

Intel CEO Paul Otellini is retiring in May, and Intel has yet to name a successor. Whoever that successor turns out to be, though,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Google Keep puts your notes in the cloud
— 6:00 AM on March 21, 2013

A couple of days ago, Google acidentally unveiled Keep, its cloud-based note-taking service. Keep was only online briefly before being pulled, but it...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Internet Software

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing 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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Project Denver-based SoC due in 2015
— 2:09 PM on March 19, 2013

Nvidia announced its Project Denver CPU initiative back in 2011, and today, we learned when the program might bear fruit. During his GTC...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Redesigned ThinkPad ultrabook coming next month at $949
— 9:07 AM on March 18, 2013

Unlike IBM, Lenovo hasn't been afraid to tinker with and otherwise modernize the ThinkPad formula. As The Verge Reports, the company is about to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing 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...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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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,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Plextor's NGFF SSD promises 700MB/s throughput
— 11:06 AM on March 12, 2013

Mini SSDs based on the mSATA form factor tend to be no faster than their 2.5" Serial ATA counterparts. However, mSATA is due to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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AMD intros 35W Richland mobile APUs
— 7:00 AM on March 12, 2013

Richland is here. The successor to AMD's Trinity APU has been shipping to PC makers since January, and today, we can tell you more...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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