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Hands-on with Windows 8.1 Preview
— 2:48 PM on June 26, 2013

Late last month, Microsoft announced a raft of interface changes that Windows 8.1 would introduce. Here's a first-hand look at some of them from...

Type: Feature article Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Asus' Transformer tablets share an Ice Cream Sandwich
— 1:14 AM on March 14, 2012

Asus has been quick to roll out Ice Cream Sandwich updates for its Eee Pad Transformers. We take a closer look at the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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Windows 8 and the marginalization of geeks
— 10:23 AM on September 16, 2011

On Tuesday, Microsoft made the Windows 8 Developer Preview available publicly without demanding so much as a Windows Live login name and password in return....

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Developers receive Windows 8 tablets; Windows 8 DP build coming
— 1:39 PM on September 13, 2011

As the Intel Developer Forum chugs along in San Francisco, Microsoft is hosting the Build developer conference in Anaheim, a few hundred miles south. The...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Exploring the impact of memory speed on Sandy Bridge performance
— 10:09 AM on February 9, 2011

K-Series Sandy Bridge CPUs have unlocked memory multipliers that make it easy to take advantage of faster memory modules. We explore performance with...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Memory

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New, 11.6-inch MacBook Air starts at $999
— 2:09 PM on October 20, 2010

Not one to disappoint, Steve Jobs unveiled two new MacBook Air notebooks during his Back to the Mac event today: one with a 13.3" display...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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My iPhone 4 is awesome
— 7:58 PM on August 12, 2010

Well, I finally did it. After misguidedly buying what turned out to be a sub-par iPhone clone in 2008, then waiting almost five months...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Mac Steam client arrives, Portal offered for free
— 4:54 PM on May 12, 2010

Who ever said Macs can't play games? Valve released the Mac OS X version of its Steam client earlier this afternoon, allowing users of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Mac

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Building the imperfect beast, part II: mobo risin'
— 12:21 PM on February 16, 2010

Hey hey, kids. In case you've forgotten or are too lazy to use a...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Apple's iPad debuts: a giant iPod touch for $499
— 2:42 PM on January 27, 2010

Not one to disappoint, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled his company's latest creation during this morning's press event. Dubbed iPad, the new device has...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Google pulls the curtain off Chrome OS, releases source
— 1:55 PM on November 19, 2009

As planned, Google showed Chrome OS to the world for the first time earlier today. The unveiling came hand-in-hand with the release of the...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Apple refreshes iMac, MacBook, Mac mini systems
— 2:10 PM on October 20, 2009

On the heels of its record-breaking financial results, Apple has revamped its consumer Mac line with new, larger-screened iMacs, a polycarbonate unibody MacBook, and...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

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Apple's aluminum keyboard
— 9:30 PM on October 14, 2009

Can low-profile chiclet keys, sleek industrial design, and an Apple logo make a good desktop keyboard? And can such a device pry a fan...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Mac

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Trying out Windows 7's XP Mode
— 3:04 PM on May 11, 2009

Late last month, Microsoft revealed plans to offer a free Windows XP virtualization solution to users of Windows 7 Professional and Ultimate. In a...

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems Windows

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New triple-channel Corsair DDR3 kits run at up to 2GHz
— 2:02 PM on February 5, 2009

Corsair isn't joking around with its latest batch of DDR3 kits for Core i7 systems. The memory firm has launched three kits as part...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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OCZ cooks up new SSDs and a beefier Silencer
— 12:00 AM on January 12, 2009

CES — OCZ will be expanding its SSD lineup in 2009 with a focus on multi-level cell flash. Rather than rebranding units from other...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory

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Apple's aluminum MacBook
— 10:58 PM on November 9, 2008

Last month, I succumbed to temptation and purchased a $1,299 aluminum MacBook. As a die-hard fan of Lenovo's ThinkPad line of laptops, I didn't make...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Who needs a proper photo studio?
— 3:15 PM on November 7, 2008

After finally receiving one of Apple's new aluminum MacBooks last week, I've been doing some testing and working on my review of the machine....

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac The Tech Report

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