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Woot offers TouchPad refurbs for $220 a piece
— 9:55 AM on January 27, 2012

The HP TouchPad must be having the most prolonged demise of any device ever, with each death throe sending additional units squirting into the market....

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Steam apps for iOS and Android released
— 5:08 PM on January 26, 2012

Well, well. How about that? Steam sure seems to be getting a taste for new platforms. After venturing onto the Mac in mid-2010, Valve's game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Personal tech

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Google pushing Chromebooks for schools
— 6:00 AM on January 26, 2012

Apple wants to swarm classrooms with iPads and interactive textbooks. What about Google? Judging by a news story on CNet, the search giant...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Apple posts record numbers for the holiday quarter
— 4:57 PM on January 24, 2012

Apparently, there were lots of iPhones in Christmas stockings. Lots of iPads, too... and lots of Macs. Apple's results for the fiscal quarter ending December...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Smartphones get ruggedized, hydrophobic
— 11:09 AM on January 24, 2012

These days, it's rare to see smartphones naked in the wild. Most are wrapped up in cases to protect against scratches and impacts, which...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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XBMC takes bite out of Raspberry Pi
— 11:50 AM on January 23, 2012

XBMC is my software of choice for home-theater PCs. Raspberry is my favorite flavor of pie. What do these two things have in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Personal tech

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Study: U.S. tablet ownership doubled since December
— 9:33 AM on January 23, 2012

To say there were a lot of tablets under Christmas trees last year would be an understatement. The Associated Press quotes a study by the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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First-gen Transformer to get a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich
— 5:13 PM on January 17, 2012

Asus released its Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Transformer Prime ahead of schedule last week, bringing the new tablet up to speed with...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Razer's 'Project Fiona' brings PC gaming to a tablet format
— 11:44 PM on January 12, 2012

CES — The folks at Razer were grabbing attention again at this year's CES with an intriguing mock-up, displayed under plexiglass, of a tablet gaming...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Transformer Prime's 1920x1200 display is more than meets the eye
— 2:08 AM on January 10, 2012

Tablets are everywhere at CES this year, to no one's surprise. Asus is showing off its Transformer Prime, which is receiving an early...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Industry marches ahead with plans to copy, counter Apple
— 1:51 AM on January 10, 2012

CES — After making our way through a dizzying series of meetings and events on the press-oriented "day zero" of the Consumer Electronics Show...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Personal tech

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Latest rumors from Taiwan pin iPad 3 launch in March
— 9:41 AM on January 6, 2012

Well, so much for all that talk about the iPad 3 coming out later this month. DigiTimes has backtracked on its previous report,

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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$330 Acer tablet offers 10-inch screen, multiple USB ports
— 12:04 PM on January 5, 2012

While new iPads continue to cost $500 and up, the market for cheaper alternatives is exploding. Unfortunately, most of the budget options are tied...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Could Google market its own 7-inch tablet?
— 9:50 AM on January 5, 2012

Although it's expected to become the second-most-popular tablet after the iPad, the Kindle Fire isn't exactly a poster child for Android tablets—Amazon has gutted...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Transformer Prime and Ice Cream Sandwich to collide on 1/12
— 4:22 PM on January 3, 2012

No, this isn't about a little kid's Saturday morning routine. It's a deadly serious bit of tech news—and something that ought to please early adopters...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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iPad pricing seen plummeting to $299
— 9:45 AM on January 3, 2012

The future painted by DigiTimes this morning certainly sounds nice: iPads selling for as little as $299, and a next-generation model with a high-density...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Taiwanese rumor mill predicts 1/26 debut for iPad 3
— 4:47 PM on December 29, 2011

Will Apple's third-generation iPad come sooner than expected? DigiTimes has a double whammy of stories that suggest it could. In fact, according to the Taiwanese...

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Tablets dominate Wired's top tech failures of 2011
— 2:35 PM on December 27, 2011

Wired's Gadget Lab blog has put together an interesting list of the biggest tech failures of the year. Of the six items singled...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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