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Lucid GameXtend conserves power with just-in-time frame delivery
— 12:00 PM on January 11, 2014

We hadn't heard much from the folks at Lucid for a while, but they were back at CES 2014 with an intriguing new application for...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Software Personal tech

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Samsung's PRO tablet lineup includes two 12.2'' slates
— 4:35 PM on January 7, 2014

Tablets in the 7-8" range have become increasingly popular over the past couple of years. In 2014, we could see slates larger than 10"...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel's Edison is a dual-core computer the size of an SD card
— 10:28 AM on January 7, 2014

At IDF in September, Intel revealed a tiny Quark processor that's one fifth the size of an Atom SoC. It quickly followed up...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Personal tech

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Mini Asus tablets have Atom internals
— 3:07 PM on January 6, 2014

Everyone's making mini tablets these days, and Asus has added a couple of unique ones to its stable. The first is the rumored VivoTab...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Lenovo intros high-PPI ThinkPad X1 Carbon, new convertibles
— 11:41 AM on January 6, 2014

Those nifty 4K monitors aren't the only new products Lenovo is showing at CES this year. The company has also let loose a plethora...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Audience's eS700 Series audio chip is always listening
— 10:00 AM on January 6, 2014

You may not have heard of Audience, but odds are one of its chips is inside your smartphone. The company's audio processors can be...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Mobile computing Personal tech

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Nvidia's Tegra K1 SoC has Denver CPU cores, Kepler graphics
— 12:48 AM on January 6, 2014

In early 2011, during a CES press event, Nvidia revealed its Project Denver CPU initiative. On Sunday evening, at another CES press conference, the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Leaked manual teases Asus' stylus-equipped 8'' Win8 tablet
— 9:34 AM on January 2, 2014

Asus appears poised to release an 8" tablet running Windows 8.1. Laptoping spotted the manual for the VivoTab Note 8 on Asus' website...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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New NSA revelations detail remote Wi-Fi hacking, iOS exploits
— 10:48 AM on December 31, 2013

Another day, another collection of NSA spying revelations. The latest comes from security researcher Jacob Appelbaum, who spoke yesterday at the Chaos Communications Congress. During...

Type: News story Tags: Networking Personal tech

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Samsung develops 8Gb LPDDR4 memory chip
— 9:43 AM on December 30, 2013

2014 could be the year we see DDR4 memory on not only desktop systems, but also mobile devices. Samsung has developed a low-power DDR4 chip...

Type: News story Tags: Memory Mobile computing Personal tech

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Friday night topic: holiday family tech support joy
— 5:19 PM on December 27, 2013

Do you act as the unofficial IT support guy (or gal) for your family? I just finished up a session with the in-laws involving two iPhones,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Personal tech

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NPD: Chromebooks make up a fifth of U.S. channel notebook sales
— 12:21 PM on December 27, 2013

So, I guess this is why Microsoft is putting out negative ads...

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Tegra Note 7 software updated with camera, stylus tweaks
— 10:43 AM on December 26, 2013

Owners of Nvidia's Tegra Note 7 tablet got a belated Christmas gift this morning: an over-the-air software update full of goodies. According to this post...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Rumor: Apple, Samsung cooking up 13'' tablets
— 9:25 AM on December 23, 2013

Interesting. I've seen quite a few stories about the success of small, 7" tablets, but I don't recall hearing anything about the demand for extra-large...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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MetaPro glasses augment reality for $3000
— 6:00 AM on December 18, 2013

Move over, Google Glass. There's a new pair of uber-expensive techno glasses in town. Meta's MetaPro augmented reality glasses are available for...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Personal tech

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Microsoft to name new CEO in 'early part of 2014'
— 5:02 PM on December 17, 2013

Almost four months have passed since Steve Ballmer announced his plan to resign as Microsoft's CEO. Ballmer isn't scheduled to step down until August...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows Personal tech

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U.S. carriers to implement new phone unlocking rules
— 6:00 AM on December 13, 2013

Purchased a phone after January 26, 2013? If you live in the U.S.,...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Dell introduces its first Chromebook
— 9:14 AM on December 11, 2013

Looks like all that negative advertising by Microsoft didn't sway Dell. Earlier this morning, the PC maker introduced its first Chromebook, an 11.6"...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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