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Release roundup: Computex edition
— 4:54 PM on June 7, 2013

We've already spent all week covering product releases from Computex, but... well, it's Computex. That means we still have plenty of fodder left for our...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Systems Memory

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Intel shows Thunderbolt thumb drive at Computex
— 11:50 AM on June 6, 2013

Ah, now there's something we haven't seen before. According to the folks at PC World, Intel showed off what it called the "world's fastest...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD's Lisa Su teases AMD-powered Android, Chrome OS devices
— 5:09 PM on June 5, 2013

Major Android tablet makers have begun adopting Intel's Atom processors. Soon, we may see Android devices featuring AMD hardware, too. As PC World...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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20Gbps Thunderbolt gets a name: Thunderbolt 2
— 9:07 AM on June 5, 2013

In April, we learned all about Intel's next-generation Thunderbolt controller, dubbed Falcon Ridge. This controller combines the dual 10Gbps channels of existing Thunderbolt implementations...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays

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Gigabyte, Quanta show AMD Temash Windows 8 tablets
— 3:48 PM on June 4, 2013

Temash tablets are coming. The first day of Computex is barely over, and we've already caught wind of two devices based on AMD's new mobile...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Samsung's new 10.1'' Galaxy Tab has Intel Atom inside
— 9:17 AM on June 4, 2013

Android device makers have traditionally stuck with ARM-based hardware, but that trend may be set to change. Samsung has announced its latest 10.1" tablet,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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SandForce improves SSD encryption, power management
— 8:01 PM on June 3, 2013

LSI's SandForce division doesn't have a new SSD controller to show off at the Computex trade show this year. It does, however, have a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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SanDisk Extreme II SSD combines NAND storage, built-in flash cache
— 2:01 PM on June 3, 2013

We've seen SSDs used as standalone drives. We've also seen them employed as solid-state caches. Now, SanDisk has combined those two roles in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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WD introduces world's slimmest 1TB hard drive
— 11:10 AM on June 3, 2013

Mobile hard drives are slimming down to fit into the next generation of notebooks. We've already seen WD introduce several 500GB models that are...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Report: Pentium-, Celeron-branded Atoms to power Android devices
— 6:00 AM on June 3, 2013

On Friday, we learned that next-gen "Silvermont" Atoms may be sold as Pentiums and Celerons in low-end desktops, laptops, and all-in-one PCs. Intel confirmed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Deal of the week: A Radeon HD 7870 for $187.49, and other bargains
— 5:15 PM on May 31, 2013

This week for our deal post, we've got a trio of hardware deals and a trifecta of game bargains. Let's start with the hardware: ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Storage Gaming

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IMFT boss expects 2D flash to scale down to 10 nanometers
— 11:18 AM on May 29, 2013

IM Flash Technologies, Intel's joint venture with Micron, is responsible for the flash memory in an awful lot of modern SSDs. Most recently, the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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WD Se hard drive targets datacenters, NAS applications
— 11:47 AM on May 28, 2013

Western Digital has expanded its lineup of enterprise-class hard drives with a new Serial ATA model targeting everything from large datacenters to smaller NAS...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Deal of the week: A 7850 1GB for $132, and other bargains
— 5:35 PM on May 24, 2013

We've all been extraordinarily busy today, so our deal search was a little shorter than usual. Still, we found a very juicy graphics deal at...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage

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OCZ Vertex 450 SSD has 20-nm NAND, tweaked Indilinx controller
— 8:01 AM on May 23, 2013

OCZ's Vertex SSD has a storied history. The original model launched in 2009 and was one of the first consumer-grade SSDs worth buying. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Fingertip-sized Serial ATA SSD boasts 480MB/s data rate
— 6:00 AM on May 23, 2013

Mobile devices like tablets and smartphones typically use solid-state drives with eMMC interfaces....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing Personal tech

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Mirasol lives, 1.5-inch display is coming 'soon'
— 9:15 AM on May 22, 2013

E-ink displays are great. They can be used in direct sunlight, and they're as easy on the eyes as real paper. Unfortunately, they're also usually...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Personal tech

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Intel dominates microprocessor revenue, AMD falls behind SoC makers
— 11:26 AM on May 21, 2013

The microprocessor market is changing, and so are the ways analysts measure it. For the first time, market research firm IC Insights has included...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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