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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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Gigabyte's Brix mini PC to challenge Intel's Next Unit of Computing
— 6:00 AM on May 28, 2013

Gigabyte has formally introduced the Brix small-form-factor systems we spotted last...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Zbox mini PCs get Ivy Bridge Core i3, i5 upgrades
— 10:18 AM on May 8, 2013

Zotac has beefed up its Zbox lineup with two new models based on Ivy Bridge processors. Until now, the company's most powerful mini PC...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Report: Intel wants batteries in all-in-one PCs
— 12:35 PM on April 22, 2013

With the demand for traditional towers dwindling, a lot of the action in the desktop PC industry seems to be focused on all-in-one systems similar...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Gigabyte intros Brix mini barebones PC
— 12:43 PM on April 15, 2013

As PC platforms consolidate more features in fewer chips, small-form-factor systems are becoming a lot more appealing—and a lot smaller. Gigabyte appears to be...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Systems

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Gartner, IDC: PC shipments tanked last quarter
— 5:46 PM on April 10, 2013

Here comes more doom and gloom from PC market watchers. This time, the folks at CNet News have compiled Q1 2013 PC shipment figures...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Epic's Rein calls PS4 a 'really perfect gaming PC'
— 11:11 AM on April 4, 2013

I think game developers are happy with Sony's choice of hardware for the PlayStation 4. At least, Epic Games' Mark Rein seems to be. In...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

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Release roundup: Tiny PCs, slim SSDs, quiet cases, and low-profile graphics
— 5:01 PM on March 28, 2013

The biggest hardware launches of the past week or so were undoubtedly AMD's Radeon HD 7790 and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage Systems

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Two more Dell offers on the table
— 11:15 AM on March 25, 2013

Dell may not go private after all. In February, the PC maker agreed to terms on a deal that would see investment firm...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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The DIY PC as fire starter: is this a thing now?
— 12:20 PM on March 13, 2013

It's quite possible flames have burst out of other PC components in Damage Labs over the years. I've smelled the acrid smoke from a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Power Systems

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Dell shows 18'' convertible all-in-one PC
— 9:08 AM on March 13, 2013

Wow. I guess Asus isn't the only one to think there's a market for jumbo-sized convertible all-in-ones. On the heels of the Transformer AiO's

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Xi3 taking pre-orders for 'grapefruit-sized' gaming PC
— 9:03 AM on March 11, 2013

A couple of months ago, Xi3 unveiled a "grapefruit-sized" small-form-factor PC allegedly designed to run Steam and Steam's Big Picture mode. Well, now, Xi3...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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New Asus all-in-one PC is also a tablet
— 11:52 AM on March 8, 2013

We're all familiar with convertible tablets—plug your slate into a keyboard dock, turn it into a bizarro laptop. Simple, straightforward, sensible. Well, that wasn't enough...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Newell: Steam Box prototypes coming in 3-4 months
— 9:07 AM on March 6, 2013

This is a pretty exciting year for gamers. Sony has unveiled the PlayStation 4, Microsoft is about to do the same with the next...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

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IDC expects further PC market shrinkage in 2013
— 9:10 AM on March 5, 2013

We already know the PC market didn't fare very well in 2012. Global shipments shrank for the whole year, and we even saw a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Release roundup: Cases, graphics, and a compact gaming PC
— 3:54 PM on March 1, 2013

We have a pretty full roster of releases for this week's roundup. Cooler Master, iBuypower, Thermaltake, and Zotac have all e-mailed us about new products. ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Systems

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Nvidia's Project Shield due late next quarter
— 9:02 AM on February 15, 2013

That nifty Project Shield handheld console is on the way—and with Nvidia's next-generation Tegra 4 processor in tow. Both the chip and the handheld...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles Personal tech

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Release roundup: Mini PCs, slim SSD, and fast memory
— 6:06 PM on February 7, 2013

You know the drill. We get tipped off about a decent number of product launches every week, and they don't all make it into our...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Systems Memory

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