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AMD completes spin-off of its assembly and test operations
— 2:00 PM on April 29, 2016

A few months ago, AMD announced that it was spinning off its chip assembly, test, mark, and pack (ATMP) operations into a joint venture...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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HP's Chromebook 13 is dressed for success at $499
— 1:23 PM on April 28, 2016

HP's new Chromebook 13 G1 could compete with Apple's MacBook at half the price. The Chromebook 13 G1 offers an aesthetically pleasing, brushed-aluminum...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Apple and Samsung lead tablet shipments in a struggling market
— 12:23 PM on April 28, 2016

Market research firm IDC has published its report on the state of the tablet market for the first quarter of 2016, and it's not a glowing...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Minecraft: Gear VR Edition is available now for $6.99
— 4:30 PM on April 27, 2016

If you own a Samsung Gear VR and often have a jonesing for a dose of VR Minecraft on the go, Oculus has a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Radeon Software 16.4.2 makes XConnect fully functional
— 5:06 PM on April 25, 2016

AMD has released version 16.4.2 of its Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers. This hotfix release includes "full support" for AMD’s XConnect. XConnect is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Software

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Juniper Systems Mesa 2 puts a Bay Trail CPU in a tough tablet shell
— 3:46 PM on April 25, 2016

Juniper Systems' new Mesa 2 tablet introduces Windows 10 to the company's ruggedized PC lineup. Some may claim this is just a ruggedized tablet,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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AMD reveals $293M joint venture alongside Q1 2016 financials
— 4:06 PM on April 21, 2016

AMD has released its financial results for the first quarter of 2016. The company posted an operating loss of $68 million on $832 million...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Acer Predator 17 X notebook and G1 desktop join the hunt
— 2:35 PM on April 21, 2016

Acer has been betting heavily on its Predator lineup of gaming-oriented hardware lately. Today marks a new offensive for the black-and-red monsters. Let's first...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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Acer Switch Alpha 12 passively cools Skylake Core i CPUs
— 12:58 PM on April 21, 2016

At its next@Acer event today, Acer revealed a number of interesting new products, including its Switch Alpha 12. The Switch branding for Aspire convertibles isn't new, but the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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April showers Surface Book and Surface Pros with updates
— 10:12 AM on April 20, 2016

Microsoft released a range of updates for the Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro 4, and Surface Book this morning. The Surface Pro 4 and the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Intel cuts its workforce by 11% as it releases Q1 financial results
— 3:50 PM on April 19, 2016

Intel announced its first-quarter 2016 financial results today. The company made $2.6 billion in operating income on $13.7 billion in revenue. Profits were unchanged...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Updated MacBooks make Skylake Core M pretty in pink
— 9:36 AM on April 19, 2016

It's been a little over a year since Apple introduced the ultra-thin MacBook, so that means it's about time for a refresh. For its...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Huawei VR goggles turn compatible smartphones into VR portals
— 5:30 PM on April 18, 2016

Huawei is bringing its latest flagship smartphones on par with Samsung's in an important respect. At the Shanghai launch of its P9 smartphone Friday,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Intel Apollo Lake SoCs sip less power and offer more performance
— 11:53 AM on April 18, 2016

At the Intel Developer Forum in Shenzen last week, Intel announced Apollo Lake, a new family of SoCs that will replace Cherry Trail parts. This...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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ASRock reveals Intel Broadwell-E desktop CPU lineup
— 5:19 PM on April 12, 2016

ASRock appears to have blown the cover on Intel's entire Broadwell-E CPU lineup today. In a press release we received today, the company touted its...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Signature Edition Type Cover makes Surface Pros soft and fuzzy
— 9:17 AM on April 12, 2016

If you'd like a little refinement in the keyboard cover for your Surface Pro, check out the newest item in Microsoft's lineup of Surface accessories. The...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Mobile computing

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HTC 10 smartphone picks up the flagship torch
— 9:02 AM on April 12, 2016

Hot on the heels of the Vive launch, HTC has announced its next flagship smartphone. With the HTC 10, the company has done...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Samsung fires up fabrication of "10-nm class" DDR4 RAM
— 3:59 PM on April 7, 2016

There's an old saying among IT folks that Intel is the 800-lb gorilla in the CPU space. That description also fits Samsung when it comes...

Type: News story Tags: Memory Mobile computing Servers

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