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E3 is the wrong venue for PC gaming, Microsoft suggests
— 6:00 AM on June 16, 2014

Why was Windows gaming a no-show at Microsoft's E3 event? Apparently, it's because Microsoft felt the venue...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Game consoles

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Samsung refreshes Galaxy Tabs with improved displays
— 9:37 AM on June 13, 2014

Samsung has refreshed its Galaxy Tab line of Android tablets with the Galaxy Tab S. Along with some mostly incremental improvements, the new tablet...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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HP rethinks computer architectures with ''The Machine''
— 6:00 AM on June 12, 2014

HP is working on a new kind of computer architecture that could revolutionize how servers and eventually even PCs are built. It's called "The Machine,"...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Memory Operating systems

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iOS developer uncovers split-screen code
— 10:46 AM on June 11, 2014

Adding more smoke to the apparent fire of split-screen multitasking for Apple's iOS, developer Steve Troughton-Smith claims to have uncovered code in SpringBoard, iOS's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Mac

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Alienware's Steam machine switches to Windows, starts at $549
— 10:38 AM on June 10, 2014

Last month, Valve revealed that the first official Steam Machines would be delayed until 2015. The custom Steam controller is being tweaked, and Valve...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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New SilverStone PSU is fanless, 80 Plus Platinum certified
— 12:24 PM on June 9, 2014

We're still sifting through the huge pile of new product introductions from Computex 2014. Among the more interesting items we've found is a new fanless...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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Shield Tablet page appears on Nvidia website
— 9:11 AM on June 9, 2014

It's official! The Shield tablet is here! Well, okay, not quite—but a "Shield tablet" product page has popped...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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High-PPI display, Haswell quad collide in 13'' gaming notebook
— 3:31 PM on June 6, 2014

Gaming notebooks have a reputation for being big and unwieldy, but they've slimmed down a lot in recent years. Gigabyte's new Aorus X3 series...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Deal of the week: Radeons, memory, and Devil's Canyon
— 11:53 AM on June 6, 2014

This is actually our second deals post of the week. Our first covered discounts on Crucial's new MX100 SSD, most of which have...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Memory Gaming

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Tegra K1 powers Google's Project Tango dev kit
— 3:29 PM on June 5, 2014

Remember Google's Project Tango smartphone prototype, which maps its surroundings in 3D? Well, Google is now prepping an official developer's kit, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Microsoft releases Windows drivers for the Xbox One controller
— 11:51 AM on June 5, 2014

If you own an Xbox One, your controller can now serve double duty as a PC gamepad. Microsoft's Larry Hryb, a.k.a. Major Nelson, posted...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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EVGA's SuperNOVA PSU pumps 1600W, guaranteed for 10 years
— 9:12 AM on June 5, 2014

EVGA's new SuperNOVA 1600 G2 power supply is a monster. This thing has 1600W of total output power, which should be enough to fuel...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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Dual batteries yield 14-hour run time for 12.5'' HP convertible
— 2:31 PM on June 4, 2014

PC makers appear to be embracing the convertible tablet form factor with gusto at Computex 2014, and HP is no exception. Today, the company

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Kaveri APUs land in three HP EliteBook laptops
— 9:26 AM on June 4, 2014

Well, that didn't take long. The mobile version of Kaveri launched last night, and HP has already announced a trio of business notebooks based...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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The Core M is a 14-nm Broadwell CPU aimed at 2-in-1s
— 10:10 AM on June 3, 2014

Intel revealed a bunch of new goodies at its Computex keynote in Taipei, Taiwan, including new unlocked Haswell CPUs and wicked-fast PCIe...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Crucial ships DDR4 for servers, desktop modules coming in August
— 5:47 PM on June 2, 2014

Crucial has made several DDR4-related announcements to coincide with the Computex trade show in Taiwan. The first is that the company is now shipping...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Dell, Acer, and Asus bring new Atom chips to the Android tablet market
— 11:41 AM on June 2, 2014

Back in September of last year, Intel announced the first SoCs based on its next-gen Silvermont architecture under the Bay Trail umbrella. Intended to compete...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Next-gen Core CPUs power Asus' new Transformers
— 2:22 AM on June 2, 2014

Asus just wrapped up its pre-Computex press conference in Taipei, Taiwan. Chairman Johnny Shih unveiled a stack of new products, some of which we'll...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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