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NYT, Guardian: NSA has backdoors in commercial encryption software
— 5:06 PM on September 5, 2013

Thinking of using encryption software to foil the NSA's eavesdropping programs?...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Lenovo's Yoga convertible family updated with high-PPI, ThinkPad models
— 11:21 AM on September 5, 2013

Lenovo's family of bend-over-backwards Yoga convertibles has been updated with two new models. Starting next month, you'll be able to get your hands on...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Temash APU pops up in Toshiba convertible tablet
— 9:12 AM on September 5, 2013

A staggering number of mobile systems have been introduced at the IFA show in Berlin, Germany this week. There are ultrabooks with 3200x1800 displays, tablets...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Asus' new Android convertible combines Tegra 4, 2560x1600 display
— 6:00 AM on September 5, 2013

Asus has finally introduced a successor to its Transformer Pad Infinity convertible tablet. The original, otherwise known as the TF700, combined a 1920x1200...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Asus' Transformer Book Trio exhibits multiple personalities
— 12:38 PM on September 4, 2013

Asus pretty much wrote the book on convertible tablets with separate screen and keyboard elements. Now, it's taken that approach to an unusual extreme with...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Haswell-powered ThinkPads sport 1080p displays, hot-swap batteries
— 11:44 AM on September 4, 2013

Lenovo has introduced a trio of Haswell-powered ThinkPads destined to hit US shores next month. The T440, T440s, and X240 boast thinner bodies and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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HDMI 2.0 enables 4K resolutions at 60 FPS
— 10:07 AM on September 4, 2013

The HDMI Forum has announced a new version its audio/video specification. HDMI 2.0 boasts 18Gbps of bandwidth, nearly doubling the 10.2Gbps available in the...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Displays

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Asus teases Zenbook UX301 ultrabook with 2560x1440 screen
— 9:11 AM on September 4, 2013

So, Asus has a high-end ultrabook with a high-density screen in the works—and the company has just shown off the system in a rather well-produced...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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The Tòu of In Win wraps PCs in aluminum and tempered glass
— 6:00 AM on September 4, 2013

In Win is known for showing off outrageous-looking enclosure prototypes at the Computex trade show. This year, it was the Tòu, which surrounds an...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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New evidence points to 7-inch Nvidia tablet
— 11:01 AM on September 3, 2013

Nvidia's rumored Tegra tablet appears to be a little closer to reality. Technology Blogs Simplified spotted the 7" device on the website of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Bugbear funds Next Car Game development with early pre-orders
— 9:59 AM on September 3, 2013

Remember FlatOut? The PC game combined car racing with carnage befitting a demolition derby, and it was quite a lot of fun. The franchise has...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Microsoft to snatch up Nokia's Devices & Services business
— 9:24 AM on September 3, 2013

Well, Microsoft sure is shaking things up lately. On the heels of Steve...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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WD Red family gets bigger and smaller with 4TB and 2.5-inch models
— 7:00 AM on September 3, 2013

WD has introduced a trio of new hard drives in its NAS-friendly Red family. The big daddy of the bunch is the Red 4TB,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 3:24 AM on September 3, 2013

The Pick 6 Reuters: Microsoft to buy Nokia's handset business for $7.2 billion Bloomberg: Verizon agrees to $130 billion Vodafone deal ZDNet: New...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Weekend Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on August 31, 2013

Eight is Enough C|Net: A vote for Bill Gates as interim Microsoft CEO BGR: Microsoft, Google team up to sue federal government over...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday night topic: The decline of fast food
— 5:13 PM on August 30, 2013

I recognize tastes change over time, and mine are no exception. I undoubtedly have different ideas about what constitutes a good meal today than...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: A 3TB hard drive and a discounted GTX 660
— 5:01 PM on August 30, 2013

With the long weekend coming up, now's a pretty good time to build a new PC. It's also a good time to order parts,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage

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240Hz LCD monitor boasts VA panel, 10-bit color
— 1:50 PM on August 30, 2013

Most LCD monitors refresh the screen at 60Hz, but some displays are available with higher 120Hz and 144Hz refresh rates. Now, Eizo has...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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