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ARM updates mid-range offerings, intros Cortex-A17 CPU
— 12:01 AM on February 11, 2014

The world of ARM processors already has tremendous variety, and it's becoming a little bit more robust today with the announcement of the Cortex-A17 CPU...

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Stylus-toting Asus VivoTab Note 8 listed for $329.99
— 9:13 AM on February 10, 2014

Yet another addition has been made to the growing list of eight-inch Windows 8 tablet—but this one isn't quite like the others. As Engadget...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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DigiTimes: January notebook shipments 'better than expected'
— 1:51 PM on February 6, 2014

Well, here's a break from all the doom and gloom about the PC market (which, today, was compounded by Sony's sale of its Vaio...

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Haswell-powered Toshiba Chromebook costs $280, is up for pre-order
— 2:41 PM on February 5, 2014

There seems to be a passionate affair going on between Haswell and Chrome OS. Just yesterday, Asus announced its Chromebox, a mini-desktop with a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Microsoft has chosen its new CEO: Satya Nadella
— 9:15 AM on February 4, 2014

Well, looks like Stephen Elop didn't get the job after all. Earlier this morning, Microsoft announced that its CEO search has come to an...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Windows Personal tech Servers

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Win8.1 tablet prices slashed to $229-249 in Microsoft Store sale
— 11:56 AM on February 3, 2014

Late last year, we saw the arrival of many Windows 8.1 tablets with 8" displays and Bay Trail Atom processors from Intel. This week, Microsoft's...

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WQHD version of Acer's Aspire S7 ultrabook on the way
— 9:19 AM on February 3, 2014

Acer's Aspire S7 ultrabook has been around for a little over a year. It's already gotten an upgrade to Haswell processors. Now, according to...

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Deal of the week: Unlocked Haswell CPUs, more SSDs, and a Windows tablet
— 12:05 PM on January 31, 2014

With the Super Bowl primed for Sunday, most of this week's sales focus on big-screen TVs and other consumer electronics gear. However, we've still...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cases Cooling Storage Mobile computing

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Report: Samsung to back off Android customization
— 9:24 AM on January 30, 2014

Samsung has developed a bit of a reputation for messing with Android. The company's mobile devices typically run a heavily reskinned version of the...

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IDC: One billion smartphones shipped in 2013
— 11:52 AM on January 28, 2014

Market research firm IDC has published some staggering smartphone shipment figures for 2013. Over one billion smartphones reportedly shipped last year, a jump...

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Record iPhone, iPad sales bolster Apple's Q1 financial results
— 7:09 PM on January 27, 2014

Apple has posted its financial results for the first quarter of 2014, and the numbers are good. The company pulled in a record $57.6...

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Surface family still losing money for Microsoft
— 6:00 AM on January 27, 2014

Microsoft doubled down on Surface tablets last September, introducing two second-gen devices...

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Qualcomm buys Palm and other mobile patents from HP
— 9:21 AM on January 24, 2014

Qualcomm has picked up an extensive mobile patent portfolio from HP. The portfolio includes the Palm and webOS patents that HP acquired in...

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Sharp's monster Win8 tablet has high-PPI display, nine-hour battery
— 2:42 PM on January 17, 2014

Sharp has come up with an interesting take on the supersized tablet concept. The company's Japanese site has posted details about the RW-16G1, a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Early Tegra K1 benchmark results are encouraging
— 6:00 AM on January 15, 2014

One of the biggest stories to come out of this year's Consumer Electronics...

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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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VESA adding USB 3.0, power deliver to DisplayPort spec
— 6:00 AM on January 8, 2014

Power delivery and USB 3.0 connectivity are coming to DisplayPort. The VESA...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays Mobile computing

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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"...

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