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Nokia announces its first Android tablet—kind of
— 10:19 AM on November 18, 2014

Microsoft may have acquired Nokia's Devices & Services division earlier this year, but the Finnish firm isn't totally out of the mobile devices racket....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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WSJ: Intel to merge PC, mobile business units
— 8:59 AM on November 18, 2014

Change is brewing at Intel. According to a story by the Wall Street Journal, the chipmaker plans to merge its PC Client and Mobile...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Monday Night Shortbread
— 9:16 PM on November 17, 2014

7 Up Fudzilla: AMD to launch faster Hawaii iteration WCCFtech: Nvidia 'GTX Titan X' GPU vs. AMD Fiji XT GPU-with-HBM simulated benchmarks WCCFtech: Nvidia...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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The new Surface Pro 3 ad is delightfully awful
— 4:22 PM on November 17, 2014

For the past few months, Microsoft has been running a series of ads that pit the Surface Pro 3 against Apple's MacBook...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Weekend Shortbread
— 4:26 PM on November 15, 2014

7 Up GameSpot: AMD "misspoke" saying DirectX 12 won't work with Windows 7 Nvidia jumps 13% from last quarter, Intel up 11.6%, AMD...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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In the lab: MSI's X99S MPower motherboard
— 1:09 PM on November 14, 2014

Another Haswell-E motherboard has arrived at the Benchmarking Sweatshop. Say hello to MSI's X99S MPower: The board is optimized for...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Friday Shortbread
— 11:24 AM on November 14, 2014

7 Up Newsweek: NSA surveillance reform bill pushed forward for vote in Senate Ars Technica: Atari landfill cartridges sell for up to

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Deal of the week: A monster PSU for $110, Devil's Canyon for $196, and more
— 10:43 AM on November 14, 2014

One of this week's deals expires at 11:59 AM Central Time, so let's cut to the chase. SeaSonic's X-1250 PSU is massively discounted at Newegg for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage

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Thursday Night Shortbread
— 6:02 PM on November 13, 2014

The Pick 6 AMD: FreeSync monitors shipping in December— will cost $100 less than Nvidia G-Sync - WCCFtech AMD: Public Mantle SDK coming...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Gigabyte, EK Water Blocks want to liquid-cool your X99 mobo
— 2:54 PM on November 13, 2014

If you've ever lamented about not being able to liquid-cool every single component in your PC, then good news: Gigabyte and EK Water Blocks have...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling

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Brace yourselves: $149 Chromebooks are coming
— 12:58 PM on November 13, 2014

Now that multiple Windows-powered neo-netbooks are selling for $199, Chromebooks have sort of lost their pricing advantage. Google and its partners may be about...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Sharp's latest IGZO prototype sets the stage for 4K phablets
— 9:11 AM on November 13, 2014

In a couple of years, supersized smartphones may be available with 4K displays. Nikkei Technology reports that Sharp is demoing a new IGZO prototype...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Wednesday Night Shortbread
— 6:44 PM on November 12, 2014

Eight is Enough Computerworld: Google Fiber opens to small businesses in Kansas City area DigiTimes: TSMC 16FinFET Plus process achieves risk production...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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New Backblaze data shows which SMART stats predict drive failures
— 1:11 PM on November 12, 2014

Online backup provider Backblaze has a new batch of reliability data from its army of almost 40,000 mechanical drives. This time around, the company is...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Intel expands DC S3500 SSD family with monster 2.5'' units, mini M.2 models
— 11:00 AM on November 11, 2014

Intel has been making server SSDs since the X25-E debuted six years ago. Those drives have apparently grown quite popular, too, because the company...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Microsoft starts Black Friday early with $99 bloatware-free tablet deal
— 9:28 AM on November 10, 2014

Black Friday isn't for another two-and-a-half weeks, but don't tell that to Microsoft. The company has primed a series of discounts on the Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Asus' ZenWatch costs $199, should be available now
— 6:00 AM on November 10, 2014

When Asus introduced its fancy curved smartwatch two months ago, there was talk of it costing...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Friday Shortbread
— 3:42 PM on November 7, 2014

Eight is Enough WCCFtech: Intel launching Skylake-S and unlocked Broadwell in Q2 2015 simultaneously - Skylake-K still missing DigiTimes: Intel Core M platform...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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