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A month with Asus' Eee Pad Transformer
— 12:22 AM on July 22, 2011

Asus' Eee Pad Transformer may cost $100 less than the competition, but you wouldn't know it from using the thing. I've spent more...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Lenovo rolls out a trio of tablets
— 5:22 PM on July 20, 2011

If you'd asked me five years ago whether we'd one day see a ThinkPad slate running a Google operating system, I probably would have shaken...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Gateway laptop crams 14'' display into 13'' chassis
— 2:13 PM on July 7, 2011

Makers of notebook PCs aren't often adventurous—unless aping the latest Apple design counts—but Gateway has gone a little out there with its new ID47 notebook....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Llano motherboards from Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI
— 11:54 PM on June 29, 2011

AMD's Llano APU arrives on the desktop with an FM1 socket that requires a new motherboard. We've assembled three candidates from Asus, Gigabyte,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Sony Vaio Z has carbon fiber body, Light Peak dock
— 6:00 AM on June 28, 2011

Eat your heart out, Apple. Sony has announced an ultra-thin business laptop that, in a number of ways, puts the MacBook Air to shame....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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AMD's A8-3500M Fusion APU
— 7:53 PM on June 22, 2011

Can AMD's 'Llano' APU really take on Intel's excellent Sandy Bridge processors and hold its own? We've taken a deep look at its...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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X79, Llano motherboards break cover at Computex
— 9:38 AM on May 31, 2011

Computex — Intel's X58 chipset is in dire need of an upgrade, and we caught a glimpse of what that will look like while visiting...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Bulldozer mobos from Asus and MSI: Sabertooth 990FX & 990FXA-GD80
— 10:57 PM on May 30, 2011

Bulldozer-based Zambezi CPUs are coming, but motherboard makers can't be bothered to wait. We take a detailed look at a pair of Bulldozer...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Asus shows ultra-thin notebook, Eee PC at Computex
— 5:02 AM on May 30, 2011

Computex — At a press conference this afternoon in Taipei, Taiwan, Asus lifted the lid on several new notebooks, including an incredibly sexy UX Series...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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XPS 15z looks like a MacBook Pro, costs $1,000
— 6:00 AM on May 25, 2011

In case you missed the news, Dell finally pulled the curtain off its long-awaited XPS 15z, the plus-size successor to the Adamo family. You can...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Z68 Express motherboards from Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI
— 2:01 AM on May 11, 2011

Intel's Z68 Express has finally arrived. Join us as we explore the chipset's QuickSync transcoding support, accompanying GPU virtualization, new Smart Response SSD...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Acer Iconia has dual 14-inch touch screens
— 7:00 AM on March 29, 2011

We've been hearing a lot of noise about inexpensive, ARM-powered slates lately, but there are other uses for touch screens. Acer has aptly demonstrated that...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Samsung reveals ultra-thin Series 9 laptops
— 12:09 PM on March 17, 2011

Samsung has revealed a pair of ultra-thin laptops, each with different parentage. These Series 9 systems include the 11.6" NP900X1A, which is priced...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Snooping Timbuk2's camera messenger bag
— 11:36 PM on March 10, 2011

For more than a decade, I lugged my notebook in a simple shoulder bag. I suppose you'd call it a messenger-style bag today, but...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Brazos comes to Acer's Aspire One 522 netbook
— 12:00 PM on February 16, 2011

AMD's Ontario APU has all the makings of an Atom killer. We take a look at Acer's Aspire One 522 netbook to see whether...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Gloss begone
— 7:57 PM on February 10, 2011

There are few things that I despise more than the predominance of polished plastics in today's notebooks. Glossy finishes are the single worst...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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HP announces its first webOS slate, the TouchPad
— 3:26 PM on February 9, 2011

Attendees got more than they expected at HP's press conference today. Not only did the company unleash its long-awaited webOS slate; it also gave...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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11.6'', Fusion-powered Sony laptop hits Amazon
— 10:57 AM on February 7, 2011

Ultraportable notebooks based on AMD's new Fusion processors are still trickling out. Sony's 11.6-inch Y Series laptop, for instance, has quietly appeared in...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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